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Expandable spinal implant
An expandable spinal implant configured for positioning within the intervertebral space between adjacent vertebral bodies is disclosed. The spinal implant...
Adjustable humeral tray for shoulder arthroplasty
An adjustable humeral implant includes a humeral tray and a humeral coupler. The humeral tray includes a humeral coupler receiving portion. The humeral coupler...
Tibial implant base
An orthopedic prosthesis includes a tibial implant and a tibial insert. The tibial implant includes an upper surface, a medial side, a lateral side and a first...
Femoral trochlea prostheses
Various embodiments of femoral trochlea prostheses useable in a knee joint. The knee joint includes a patella and a distal femur with a femoral trochlea, or...
A method of locating an acetabular cup implant (100) in a pelvis comprises locating a plurality of reference points on the pelvis, defining a target location of...
Hardware protection of virtual machine monitor runtime integrity watcher
An apparatus and method for hardware protection of a virtual machine monitor (VMM) runtime integrity watcher is described. A set of one or more hardware range...
Three-member prosthetic joint
A prosthetic joint includes: (a) a first member comprising rigid material and having a perimeter flange defined by an undercut groove, the flange defining a...
Composite device that combines porous metal and bone stimuli
An orthopedic implant for filling voids in bones, and methods of using the same. The orthopedic implant comprises an open porous metal component, having pores...
Method of implanting an artificial sphincter around a portion of a urethra
A method of implanting a medical device includes implanting an artificial sphincter around a portion of a urethra in a patient, implanting a reservoir in an...
Inversion delivery device and method for a prosthesis
A delivery device usable to deliver an inverting implant is provided that includes a positioning mechanism that automatically initiates the inversion process...
Alignment of an implantable medical device
A medical device delivery system includes an inner shaft having a proximal end and a distal end, a support shaft having a proximal end and a distal end and an...
Heart valve assembly and methods
Heart valve assembly systems and methods configured for medical interventional procedures. In one aspect, the methods and systems involve a modular approach to...
Percutaneously implantable flap stent, device for applying the same and
method for producing the flap stent
A valve stent includes a plurality of crown elements arranged coaxially one behind the other, each formed by several u-shaped bends with at least one base and...
Edge design for reducing unwanted photic effects in intraocular lenses
An intraocular lens (IOL) has an optic, a peripheral rim, and a reduced thickness region connecting the optic to the peripheral rim. The peripheral rim has a...
Devices and methods for in situ fenestration of a stent-graft at the site
of a branch vessel
The present disclosure includes a stent-graft comprising a first portion that is configured to engage a vessel wall, a second portion that is configured not to...
Self-supporting laminated films, structural materials and medical devices
manufactured therefrom and methods of...
Metal foils, wires, and seamless tubes with increased mechanical strength are provided. As opposed to wrought materials that are made of a single metal or...
Radiopaque intraluminal stents comprising cobalt-based alloys containing
one or more platinum group metals,...
Embodiments are directed to radiopaque implantable structures (e.g., stents) formed of cobalt-based alloys that comprise cobalt, chromium and one or more...
Cardiovascular valve and valve housing apparatuses and systems
A cardiovascular valve assembly is disclosed including a housing assembly comprising a first portion and a second portion removably attached to the first...
Implantable device for directional control of flow within the anatomic
tracts of the body
The systems and methods described herein related generally to a device that enables the directional control of flow through an anatomical tract of the body....
Vascular filters, deflectors, and methods
Vascular filters and deflectors and methods for filtering bodily fluids. A blood filtering assembly can capture embolic material dislodged or generated during...
Incontinence treatment device and method of treating urinary incontinence
An incontinence treatment device and method of treating urinary incontinence in a person includes fabricating an artificial urethra to have a flow diameter...
Dental prosthesis for cattle
A dental prosthesis for cattle, and method for mounting it, that includes mounting fastening members in the animals incisor, away from the central nerve and...
Medicinal implant device and cartridge
The invention includes a device for inserting a medicament within a body cavity of a mammal, and a cartridge for containing the medicament within the device,...
Method and device for whitening teeth using sonochemistry
Tooth whitening device for whitening teeth using sonochemistry includes a body, and an ultrasonic transducer provided in the body. The ultrasonic transducer is...
Stabilizer for lower dental appliances
The present invention extends to a dental appliance having a set of rigid flanges conforming to a patient's mandibular bone structure and a stabilizer for...
Modeling and manufacturing of dentures
Disclosed is a method for modeling and manufacturing a denture for a patient, where the denture comprises a gingival part and artificial teeth, wherein the...
Method for validating a drilling template for producing an implant-borne
The invention relates to a method for validating a drilling template for producing an implant-borne tooth replacement before performing an implant drilling. The...
Endosseous dental implant
Dental implant, having a central body (1) with a substantially conical or frustoconical shape and having, extending from the end with a larger cross-section, a...
Method of growing an artery
An organ derived from genetic material is inserted in a patient's body. Genetic material is inserted at a selected site in the body to grow an organ.
Orthodontic applicance with radiused wire slot
A set of orthodontic brackets is provided in combination with an archwire extending over an arc when fitted to the set of orthodontic brackets. The archwire has...
Method for shaping an orthodontic wire made of a shape-memory material,
and associated wire
Method for shaping an orthodontic wire, made of a shape-memory material, into a target geometry in order to permit precise insertion into a patient-specific...
Various methods and systems for designing a restored smile are provided. One method includes receiving scan data of a patient's teeth, developing a digital...
Endodontic file with high fatigue resistance
An endodontic file with improved fatigue resistance comprising a conical body made of a metal alloy and an amorphous titanium-zirconium-boron film deposited on...
System for dental cleaning
A dental hygiene system includes a feed line for a liquid that engages and dissolves a dental cleansing compound before being discharged from a nozzle connected...
Disposable dental instrument
A disposable dental instrument of the compressed air drive type is disclosed for use in performing dental procedures on a workpiece. The disposable dental...
Shipping and aggregation system for medical sharps
The disclosure relates to a container for shipping, storing, dispensing, and receiving units for storing, dispensing, and receiving medical sharps, wherein the...
Stairway apparatus for use with endoscope cabinets
A stairway apparatus for use with an endoscope storage cabinet includes a slidable door to open or close the cabinet's interior compartment. The stairway...
Direct drive endoscopy systems and methods
Disclosed herein are various systems and methods for facilitating control of a tool or tools. The systems can allow a user to control multiple degrees of...
Surgical manipulator having a feed rate calculator
A surgical manipulator for manipulating a surgical instrument and an energy applicator extending from the surgical instrument. The surgical manipulator further...
Methods for handling an operator command exceeding a medical device state
limitation in a medical robotic system
A medical robotic system has a robotic arm holding a medical device, and a control system for controlling movement of the arm according to operator manipulation...
Surgical location monitoring system and method
A position monitoring system comprises a single composite fiducial reference comprised of a fiducial key and a fiducial extension rigidly and removably attached...
Robotic system and method for transitioning between operating modes
A robotic system includes a surgical manipulator and a force/torque sensor. The surgical manipulator operates in a first operating mode in which a user applies...
End effector of a surgical robotic manipulator
An end effector of a surgical robotic manipulator includes a removeable cutting accessory. The cutting accessory includes a cutting tip and a shaft extending...
Navigation systems and methods for indicating and reducing line-of-sight
Navigation systems and methods used to track objects moving in space. One navigation system and method employs trackers having light emitters for indicating...
Robotic surgical system and method for automated therapy delivery
A method of navigating a medical device through a body of a patient includes providing a topography of at least a portion of the body, accepting user input...
Needle assembly magazine
Described is a needle assembly magazine comprising of a housing adapted to contain a plurality of needle assemblies and a slider movably disposed within the...
Prophylactic kit apparatus
A prophylactic kit apparatus configured to be used with only a single patient includes a plurality of sealed modules and a housing configured to contain those...
Expandable laser catheter
Expandable laser catheters for utilizing laser energy to remove obstructions from body passages are described. In one embodiment, the laser catheter includes a...
Energy delivery systems and uses thereof
The present invention relates to comprehensive systems, devices and methods for delivering energy to tissue for a wide variety of applications, including...
Methods and apparatuses for remodeling tissue of or adjacent to a body
Medical devices and methods for making and using the same are disclosed. An example medical device may include a catheter shaft. An expandable member may be...