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Patient-specific elbow guides and associated methods
A patient-specific alignment guide includes a three-dimensional engagement surface customized in a pre-operating planning stage by computer imaging to closely...
Spinal stabilization systems with quick-connect sleeve assemblies for use
in surgical procedures
In some embodiments, a spinal stabilization system may be formed in a patient using quick-connect sleeve assemblies. Each quick-connect sleeve assembly can be...
Vaso-occlusive device delivery system
A vaso-occlusive device delivery assembly includes a pusher assembly having a proximal end, a distal end, and a pusher lumen extending therebetween; a...
Methods and devices for endoscopically creating an anastomosis
A method and devices that endoscopically create an anastomosis between two sections of the digestive tract, thereby allowing at least some chyme to bypass a...
Biological tissue connection and repair devices and methods of using same
The instant invention provides compositions and methods for promoting the repair and/or growth of biological tissue, e.g., tubular biological tissue such as...
Tissue fastening system for a medical device
A surgical fastening device includes a handle assembly having a stationary handle and a movable handle and an elongated member extending distally from the...
Surgical fastener applying aparatus
A surgical fastener applying apparatus for applying fasteners to body tissue including a cartridge receiving half-section defining an elongated channel member...
Hand held electromechanical surgical handle assembly for use with surgical
end effectors, and methods of use
The present disclosure relates to hand held electromechanical powered surgical handle assemblies for use with surgical end effectors capable of clamping,...
Surgical fastener deployment system
A deployment device and an associated surgical fastener as well as their methods of use are disclosed. In one embodiment, the deployment device includes a...
Collapsible locking suture
A device including a self-locking suture including both a braided section and a monofilament section is provided. The monofilament includes a single strand. The...
Method and apparatus for forming a self-locking adjustable loop
A self-locking adjustable loop construction and a method of forming the construction are disclosed. The construction can include a flexible member having a...
Laparoscopic fascial closure system
A tissue closure device to assist in retrieving a suture during a suturing procedure, the device including an elongated body having a proximal end, a distal...
Bone anchor installer and method of use
Systems, apparatuses and methods for securing tissue to bone using a bone anchoring system are described. Methods and apparatuses may allow transformation...
Knotless suture anchor and methods of use
Various devices, systems and methods for knotless suturing of tissue are disclosed. These devices allow sutures to be anchored to bone, and more specifically...
Suture storage devices, systems, and methods
Devices, systems, and methods are provided for managing suture filaments when performing soft tissue repair. One exemplary embodiment of a surgical suture...
Method and apparatus for fracture fixation
A method for supporting a first bone portion relative to a second bone portion can include: (a) aligning the first bone portion relative to the second bone...
Surgical access devices and methods providing seal movement in predefined
Various methods and devices are provided for allowing multiple surgical instruments to be inserted into sealing elements of a single surgical access device. The...
Fistula grafts and related methods and systems for treating fistulae
Described are medical graft products, systems, and methods for treating fistulae. Certain products of the invention are configured to have portions residing in...
Methods and devices for soft tissue dissection
A differential dissecting instrument for differentially dissecting complex tissue is disclosed. The differential dissecting instrument comprises a handle and an...
Vacuum sensor and pressure pump for tetherless biopsy device
A biopsy device may include a needle, a cutter, and a handpiece. A vacuum pump in the handpiece may provide a vacuum to the needle and/or to the cutter. A...
Tetherless biopsy device with self-reversing cutter drive mechanism
A biopsy device includes a body, a needle, a cutter, a motor, a power source, a vacuum source, and a cutter translation assembly. The needle extends distally...
Systems, devices, and methods for integrated patient service center
Bodily fluid sample collection systems, devices, and method are provided. The device may comprise a first portion comprising at least a sample collection...
Integrated MR imaging and interventional coil device, method and system
MR imaging and intervention functions are localized within a single device. At least one integrated coil device (62,63,64,90) which has at least one RF coil...
Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus
According to one embodiment, an ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus is configured to execute an imaging mode of alternately executing a continuous wave Doppler mode...
Ultrasound imaging equipment and method
In ultrasonic imaging, a physically consistent value of blood flow velocity is measured in the vicinity of body tissues. The ultrasound imaging apparatus...
Ultrasound diagnostic apparatus and method of producing ultrasound image
An ultrasound diagnostic apparatus and a method of producing an ultrasound image capable of accurately determining the boundary of an intima-media complex in an...
System and method for ultrasound imaging
Embodiments presented herein describe a method, a system and a computer program product for ultrasound imaging. The method in one example includes receiving a...
Probe for ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and method of manufacturing the
A probe for an ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus includes including backing members, a first connector bonded between the backing members and including electrodes...
Hand-held medical imaging system with improved user interface for
deploying on-screen graphical tools and...
A portable ultrasound system having an enhanced user interface is disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a portable ultrasound system can include a hand-held base...
Combined imaging apparatus and method for controlling the same
A combined imaging apparatus in which heterogeneous imaging devices are combined and a method for controlling the same are disclosed. The combined imaging...
Device for guiding a medical imaging probe and method for guiding such a
A device for guiding a medical imaging probe in order to move the probe close to an anatomical space, the probe having a mechanism for acquiring images of the...
User interface for ultrasound scanning system
An ultrasound scanning system includes a graphical user interface that provides visually intuitive feedback to a user to assist the user in properly aligning an...
Echogenic occlusive balloon and delivery system
A vessel occlusion apparatus includes an elongate shaft having a fluid delivery lumen; and an expandable member carried on a distal an end portion of the shaft,...
Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements
According to certain described aspects, multiple acoustic sensing elements are employed in a variety of beneficial ways to provide improved physiological...
Rotating anode X-ray tubes degrade over time because of the action of the electron beam altering the surface of the focal spot area of a rotating anode. This...
Radiographic imaging system and access controller for communication access
An X-ray imaging system includes an X-ray imaging apparatus and an access controller, which controls communication access of the X-ray imaging apparatus having...
X-ray diagnosis apparatus and dose distribution data generation method
An X-ray diagnosis apparatus detects X-rays output from an X-ray source and transmitted through a subject, and generates images of the inside of the subject,...
Modulating gantry rotation speed and image acquisition in respiratory
correlated (4D) cone beam CT images
A method of optimizing 4D cone beam computed tomography (4DCBCT) imaging is provided that includes using a scanner to generate projections of a target, where...
Scatter correction method and apparatus for computed tomography imaging
A method and apparatus to correct for scatter in projection data by successive approximations of a primary-beam estimate and a scatter estimate. The scatter...
Methods and systems for correcting table deflection
Various methods and systems are provided for estimating and compensating for table deflection in reconstructed images. In one embodiment, a method for computed...
Image reconstruction unit, X-ray imaging apparatus, and method of
An imaging method includes calculating a derivative back projection (DBP) result value using a DBP method with respect to a projection image of a field of view...
X-ray CT apparatus
An X-ray CT apparatus, which is capable of quickly acquiring information for determining whether further CT imaging is required, is provided. The X-ray CT...
Systems for characterizing atherosclerotic plaque and methods of using
The present technology relates generally to systems for characterizing atherosclerotic plaque, such as a spectral CT system, and methods of using same.
Generating attenuation image data and phase image data in an X-ray system
A system and method for generating phase image data by using the same detector to simultaneously operate in two different modes to simultaneously obtain first...
A management apparatus which manages an image captured in a radiation detection apparatus by irradiation with radiation, manages imaging information which is...
Apparatus and method for digital radiography
An X-ray apparatus for digital radiography has a rotating arm where the X-ray source and X-ray sensor cassette are oppositely mounted. The source has a primary...
Intraoral radiographic sensors with cables having increased user comfort
and methods of using the same
A radiological image sensor has an electronic substrate and an imaging chip held within a housing, the imaging chip having electronics that create a dead space,...
Computed tomography apparatus for odontology
Computed tomography apparatus for odontology, which includes an arm part arranged to be turnable, to which arm part at a distance from each other a radiation...
Movable radiation protection arrangement
The invention relates to a movable radiation protection system comprising a frame which is open on one side and comprises a lower part and an upper part, said...
Inclined pet device and pet combined device
An inclined PET device is provided in which the cut plane of a detector ring upon which a plurality of PET detectors are disposed is inclined so that it does...