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Low power tissue ablation system
Devices, systems and methods are disclosed for the ablation of tissue. Embodiments include an ablation catheter that has an array of ablation elements attached...
Apparatus and method for treating a neuromuscular defect
One aspect of the present disclosure relates to a treatment probe comprising an elongated body member and a needle portion. The elongated body member can have a...
Ablation device having an expandable chamber for anchoring the ablation
device to tissue
A surgical instrument is provided including a handle assembly, a shaft electrically coupled to the handle assembly and extending therefrom, an electrode...
Surgical instrument with jaw opening assist feature
An apparatus for operating on tissue includes an end effector, an actuator, and a spring assembly. The end effector includes a first jaw and a second jaw that...
Limited-use surgical devices
A system includes an energy source and a surgical device. The energy source has a receptacle configured to delivery energy to the surgical device through a...
An electrosurgical system can include an electrosurgical generator, a feedback circuit or controller, and an electrosurgical tool. The feedback circuit can...
Method and apparatus for radiofrequency ablation with increased depth
and/or decreased volume of ablated tissue
A method of ablating a tissue site includes at least two stages. A first stage involves conducting bipolar ablation between a first pair of electrodes situated...
A surgical apparatus includes: a treatment section treating a living tissue; an energy generation section providing high-frequency current to the treatment...
Dual thermal ablation device and method of use
The invention is a multi-functional ablation device that encompasses the use of both heat energy and cryogenic energy as integrated into one medical device. In...
Reduction forceps with dual 90.degree.-deformation for distribution among
The invention relates to a reduction forceps comprising a first rod and a second rod, which are supported on a swivel joint defining an axis of rotation such...
Method and implant for stabilizing two bone portions separated by a cut or
In a human or animal patient, two bone portions separated by a cut or fracture are stabilized in a desired position relative to each other by bringing the two...
Discharge device for semi-solid materials
This invention relates to a discharge device of the dispenser gun type, which is suitable in particular for discharging semi-solid materials such as e.g. bone...
Devices and methods for vertebrostenting
The invention relates to a method of creating a curvilinear cavity within a vertebral body or other body structure. The invention also relates to devices that...
Screw for joint fusion
Techniques for joint fusion are described, including a screw comprising a head having a partially flat surface and an opening for receiving a screwdriver tip,...
Medical device, apparatus, and surgical method
A pedicle anchor device is equipped for being used like a pedicle screw, i.e. for being implanted in the vertebra from dorsal direction (but generally at an...
Bone fixture assembly
An assembly for rigid bone fixation includes a plate and a screw. The screw can be rotated freely within the plate in a non-locking configuration to secure the...
Modular hook plate assembly
A hook plate assembly includes a bone plate extending along a longitudinal axis from a first end to a second end and including an upper surface facing away from...
Metatarsal fixation device, system and method
A metatarsal fixation device is provided for fixation of osteotomy or fracture of a distal metatarsal metaphysis bone of the human foot and for fixation of an...
Sacroiliac joint fastener, systems, and methods of using the same
A sacroiliac ("SI") joint fastener apparatus, systems, and methods of using the device is described. The SI joint fastener apparatus can include a distal...
Occipital plate systems
Occipital plate systems are described. The occipital plate systems can include a novel occipital plate having an upper portion and lower portion. The lower...
A bone screw having a screw member possessing a threaded section and a head and a receiving part at the head end for receiving a rod to be connected to the bone...
Cervical bone anchor with collet retainer and outer locking sleeve
A cervical polyaxial bone anchor includes a shank having an integral spherical head and a receiver having an upper channel for receiving a rod and a lower seat...
Method and tool for assembling a bone anchoring device
A method for assembling a bone anchoring device includes inserting a bone anchoring element in a first holder of a tool and inserting a receiving part in a...
Systems and methods for treating spinal deformities
Systems and methods of treating spinal deformity, including one or more intervertebral implants to be introduced laterally into respective intervertebral...
External fixation assembly and method of use
An external fixation assembly includes a plurality of hollow pins that are inserted into a patient's bone. Each pin has an interior bore and a plurality of...
Devices, systems and methods for treating the skin
According to some embodiments, a method of treating a skin surface of a subject comprises heating a skin surface, abrading native skin tissue of a subject using...
Vascular access device
An access device for placing a medical article within a body space includes a needle, a dilator, and a sheath. The dilator can be coaxially and slideably...
A dilator that facilitates implantation of an interspinous spacer is provided. The dilator includes a proximal portion and a tapered distal portion...
Fluid ejection device
A fluid ejection device includes: a fluid ejection unit that ejects a fluid in a pulsed manner; a fluid accommodation portion that accommodates the fluid at a...
Energy treatment device
A treatment device includes a longitudinal probe, a distal end portion, a sheath, a fixed handle, a movable handle, a jaw side through hole portion that is...
Surgical instrument with end effector assembly
An endoscopic instrument includes an elongate hollow member, an actuator that moves axially through the hollow member, and first and second end effectors with...
An endoscopic instrument includes a control wire having a push rod at its distal end and an end effector assembly having first and second effector elements such...
Actuation grip for a microsurgical instrument, and microsurgical
An actuation grip for a microsurgical instrument, with an inner shaft, which is surrounded coaxially and cylindrically by an outer shaft, wherein the shafts are...
Grasping treatment device
A grasping treatment device includes a first sheath section, a second sheath section including a bending cylindrical section, and a rotating transmitting...
Single probe with disturber
A single probe percutaneous surgical instrument for de-bulking/removing thrombus/clog/calculi has an actuator assembly (4), a probe set (13), an operating...
Guide sleeve for suprapatellar surgery
A tissue protection sleeve for use in suprapatellar surgery is provided. The sleeve has a first end, a second end, an inner surface and an outer surface. The...
Pneumatically actuatable surgical instrument
In a pneumatically actuatable surgical instrument comprising a handle and a pressurized gas operated tool arranged at the handle, a replaceable pressurized gas...
Low profile patient specific cutting blocks for a knee joint
A low profile patient specific cutting block for a knee includes a plurality of bone interfacing portions and a cutting slot. The plurality of bone interfacing...
Patient specific surgical guide locator and mount
A resection guide locator includes a bone engagement portion with surfaces that are complementary to the surface topographies of a bone to be resected during...
Saw blade stability and collet system mechanism
A surgical system for cutting tissue of a patient includes an outer housing and a reciprocating assembly structurally configured to carry a cutting tool in a...
Devices, systems, and methods for atrial appendage occlusion
Devices, systems and methods for atrial appendage occlusion. A device is described with respect to non-surgically occluding the left atrial appendage with...
Vaso-impacting implants and novel methods of making coils, stent-trievers, flow diverters and the like enable aneurysm treatment, including in the brain....
Systems and devices for cerebral aneurysm repair
An embolization device for treating ischemic stroke is disclosed, having a surface, wherein the body portion is configured to have a radiopaque and...
Device and method for treating a vessel
A device and method for treating bodily diseases and/or conditions, for example, varicose veins, tumors and aneurysms including for example insertion of a...
A ligating instrument is provided, including an elongate member, such as a tube, having a lumen, the elongate member extending from a proximal actuator member...
Sutureless vascular anastomosis connection
Techniques for sutureless vascular anastomosis are described, including a connector configured to provide fluid communication between a graft vessel and a main...
Surgical stapling apparatus including sensing mechanism
A surgical stapling device particularly suited for endoscopic procedures is described. The device includes a handle assembly and an elongated body extending...
Attachable clamp for surgical stapler
A surgical fastener applying instrument including a handle portion, an elongated portion, a pair of jaw members and a removable clamp. One of the jaw members...
Apparatus and methods for surgical stapler clamping and deployment
A surgical stapling apparatus configured to perform stapling and/or cutting operations on a target tissue of a patient. The surgical stapling apparatus...
Surgical stapling apparatus
A surgical stapling apparatus (stapler) is provided. The stapler includes a housing, elongated member, and a reload. A cartridge is configured to selectively...