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Woven retention devices, systems and methods
A woven retention device for interfacing with a bone surface includes interwoven filaments forming a tubular lattice with protuberances distributed on interior...
Single lock external fixation clamp arrangement and method
A clamping device for an external fixation system includes a post component having a yaw axis, a first clamp secured to the post component and rotatable about...
Implantation approach and instrumentality for an energy absorbing system
A system for manipulating energy transferred by members defining a joint and a method of implantation includes a first attachment structure configured to be...
Devices for fluid flow through body passages
A device includes a first end portion, a second end portion, an intermediate portion between the first end portion and the second end portion, and a graft...
Ear pressure equalizing tube and insertion device
Improved ear ventilation tubes and spring loaded insertion devices for use with the ventilation tubes whereby perforation and insertion steps take place...
Seal anchor for use in surgical procedures
A surgical apparatus for positioning within a tissue tract accessing an underlying body cavity, includes a seal anchor member comprising a compressible material...
Inside-out guide for hip replacement method
A tool and method for locating a proper position for a portal incision for hip arthroplasty, the tool being a tubular body having a first portion defining a...
Method and devices for cutting tissue
A method of removing material from a blood flow lumen generally includes providing a device having a cutting element and an opening, advancing the device...
Cutting wire assembly for use with a catheter
A method of treating a lesion in a body lumen to enlarge a passageway in the lumen including inserting a cutting member and tracking member through a first...
Tissue-removing catheter including urging mechanism
A tissue-removing catheter includes an elongate catheter body. The catheter body has a jogged portion that applies an urge force against a body lumen wall and...
Devices and methods for cutting tissue
Various medical devices and methods for cutting, evacuating and/or performing work on tissue are provided. The devices and methods may utilize a reciprocating...
Button release handle
A handle for receiving an elongate medical device is provided. The handle includes a housing defining an elongate hollow interior portion, the hollow portion...
A medical manipulator is provided. The medical manipulator includes an end effector that is configured to perform motions with respect to at least two different...
Nose comforter and cleaning device
A disposable hygienic nostril cleansing tool is described that consists of a dual-purpose head (cotton swab and scraper tip), flexible shaft, and cotton debris...
Aspiration catheters for thrombus removal
Systems for less invasive medical procedures comprise a filter device mounted on an integrated guiding structure and an aspiration catheter. These components...
Puncture assisting tool and puncture tool assembly
A puncture assisting tool for assisting in a puncturing operation by a puncture tool that is used to insert and place a spacer between bones and includes an...
Disposable cartilage cutter
A medical cutting device for producing thin cartilage disks has a device body with a first holding device with a first working section having a first recess...
Cannulated hammer drill attachment
A hammer drill attachment is provided for attachment to a bi-directional surgical drill. The hammer drill attachment is configured to provide a rotating output...
Systems and methods for determining the mechanical axis of a femur
A method positions a profile of a prosthetic component on the three-dimensional model of a limb. Patient-specific anatomical data of the limb is gathered. First...
Endoscopic clip applier
An endoscopic surgical clip applier is provided, wherein a distal end of the surgical clip applier is introduced to a target surgical site through a cannula...
Compressive system for reducing edge bleeding in classical hysterotomy in
cases of placenta praevia
The invention relates to a compressive system for reducing edge bleeding in classical hysterotomy in cases of placenta praevia, said system comprising: a...
Method and devices for flow occlusion during device exchanges
Methods and devices for maintaining vascular access and/or minimizing bleeding during percutaneous interventions. The method can include advancing an access...
Sclerotherapy catheter with lumen having wire rotated by motor and
simultaneous withdrawal from vein
An apparatus for performing a vascular treatment. In some embodiments, the apparatus comprises a vascular therapy device comprising a vascular treatment device...
Circular stapler with selectable motorized and manual control, including a
An apparatus for stapling tissue comprises a stapling head assembly, a rotary drive shaft, and a mode selector. The stapling head assembly comprises a closure...
A surgical instrument is provided. The surgical instrument includes a housing. The surgical instrument includes an elongated portion extending distally from the...
Surgical tilt anvil assembly
An anvil and anvil delivery system is provided which includes a head assembly and a center rod defining a longitudinal axis. The head assembly defines a...
EEA anvil snap ring activator
A surgical fastening apparatus and associated method of use is disclosed. The surgical fastening apparatus includes a handle assembly, a central body portion...
Suture removal instrument and method
The present device is a suture removal instrument having a disposable guarded blade. The disposable guarded blade comprises of a guard component and a blade...
Surgical filament snare assemblies
A surgical filament snare assembly including an anchor capable of being fixated in bone and having a filament engagement feature. A first filament has a noose...
Method and apparatus for coupling soft tissue to a bone
A method for coupling soft tissue to bone including: positioning a first anchor in a first bone bore, the first anchor having a first self-locking adjustable...
Suture anchor and associated systems and methods
Exemplary embodiments of a suture anchor are provided that generally include a suture anchor body including a securing structure for securing the suture anchor...
Method and apparatus for suture anchors with a vertical eyelet
A suture anchor operable to secure a suture to a boney tissue. The suture anchor includes a suture-engaging section including a distal end and a proximal end....
Configured and sized cannula
A dilator retractor and the dilators that are used for minimally invasive spinal surgery or other surgery are configured to accommodate the anatomical structure...
Systems for sealing a tissue wall puncture
Embodiments of the invention provide systems, apparatus, device and methods for sealing a puncture in a tissue wall. According to one aspect, the system...
Occlusion device and method for its manufacture
The present invention relates to an occlusion device (1) consisting of a braiding (2) of thin wires or threads (4) which is given a suitable form in a molding...
Support coupling for surgical instrument
A coupling attachment includes a sleeve configured to at least partially surround a shaft or one or more other portions of a surgical instrument, such as a...
Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and image data generating method
An ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus comprises a driving unit, a nonlinear component extracting unit, a first image data generating unit, a second image data...
Systems, methods, and computer readable media for high frequency contrast
imaging and image-guided therapeutics
Systems, methods, and computer readable media for high-frequency contrast imaging and image-guided therapeutics are disclosed. According to one aspect a method...
Multi-headed imaging probe and imaging system using same
A diagnostic imaging system is provided that includes an image acquisition component, a transmitter operatively coupled to the image acquisition component to...
Ultrasonic probe apparatus and method of manufacturing ultrasonic probe
An ultrasonic probe apparatus and a method of manufacturing the ultrasonic probe apparatus are provided. The ultrasonic probe apparatus may include at least one...
Optical-acoustic imaging device
The present invention is a guide wire imaging device for vascular or non-vascular imaging utilizing optic acoustical methods, which device has a profile of less...
Ultrasound scanning assistance apparatus for breast cancer diagnosis and
method of ultrasound scanning
An ultrasound scanning assistance apparatus for diagnosis of a breast cancer is provided. The ultrasound scanning assistance apparatus includes a fixing...
Arrangement and method for image combination
It is possible, by use of a calibration scale shown in partial X-ray images, for non-overlapping partial X-ray images to be combined and assigned to one...
X-ray imaging apparatus and control method thereof
An X-ray imaging apparatus and control method thereof precisely designates an imaging region and reduces user fatigue by designating a segmentation imaging...
Apparatus and method for lesion detection
An apparatus and a method for lesion detection are provided. The method of lesion detection involves detecting lesion candidates from a medical image, detecting...
Method and system for bone fracture risk assessment
A method and system for quantitatively evaluating bone fracture risk in a living being are provided that generate a value for an index indicative of a degree of...
An embodiment of the invention relates to an X-ray device, more particularly for phase-contrast imaging in the medical sector. In at least one embodiment, the...
X-ray CT apparatus, image processing apparatus, and image processing
An X-ray CT apparatus includes an image generating unit, a discrimination unit, a monochromatic X-ray image generating unit, a combined-image generating unit...
X-ray diagnostic apparatus and injector
An X-ray diagnostic apparatus according to an embodiment includes a processing circuitry. The processing circuitry configured to acquire blood flow state...
C-arm system and C-arm spin acquisition trajectories for dynamic imaging
and improved image quality and method...
C-arm systems and method for making and using continuous C-arm spin acquisition trajectories for dynamic imaging and improved image quality are described. In...