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Fasteners and fastener delivery devices for affixing sheet-like materials
to bone or tissue
A fastener for attaching a sheet-like implant to tissue or bone may be provided with a first arm having a proximal end and a distal end, a second aim having a...
Surgical instrument with secondary jaw closure feature
An apparatus for operating on tissue includes an outer sheath, upper and lower jaws connected at a pivot point, and a firing beam comprising a distal pair of...
Fastener cartridge comprising a releasably attached tissue thickness
A fastener cartridge can comprise a cartridge body and a layer, such as a tissue thickness compensator, for example, releasably attached to the cartridge body....
Implant placement systems, devices and methods
Described herein is a simplified placement system and method for a tissue graft anchor by which a surgeon may introduce one or more sutures into a hole in a...
Laparoscopic device for anchoring an organ to thoracic diaphragm
Laparoscopic device for anchoring an internal organ to the thoracic diaphragm or abdominal wall of a patient having an introducer sheath; washer with two...
Anchor/suture used for medical procedures
For suture tying in a medical procedure including the use of an anchor that includes a suture locking device that includes a sliding pin guided by axial side...
Suture retention mechanism
The present invention provides suture retention devices for retaining a suture on a bodily wall, e.g. for affixing the suture to the skin such as during the...
Apparatus and method for securing tissue to bone using suture anchors with
a pre-loaded piercing structure and...
A suture anchor is described. The suture anchor includes an elongate anchor body having a proximal end and a distal end, at least one suture secured within the...
Cannula with deployable anchor wire and methods of use
A surgical instrument includes a first member comprising an end surface. A second member includes a flange and a first groove having a holding member movably...
Foam introduction system including modified port geometry
A surgical apparatus for positioning within a tissue tract accessing an underlying body cavity includes a seal anchor member including leading portion, a...
Cannula positioned targeting guide
The present invention provides a combination cannula positioned targeting guide adapted for angular receipt and support of a surgical instrument, the...
Tissue retractor apparatus and methods
A delicate tissue retraction system having a hollow tubular retractor, a hollow tubular introducer that is removably installed within the retractor, and a...
Snap-on vascular closure device and methods
A tissue puncture closure assembly including a wire assembly and a sealing pad delivery device, The wire assembly includes a proximal end portion, a distal end...
Surgical method and apparatus
An apparatus for use in connection with an endoscopic surgery comprises an elongated body adapted to be placed at least partially in the vagina of a female...
Anchor deployment for implantable medical devices
A tool for deploying an anchor sleeve onto an implantable device includes handle and base members, which may be fitted together by an operator. The operator may...
Surgical instrument with discrete cammed articulation
One example of a surgical apparatus may include an end effector; a shaft extending proximally from the end effector, the shaft including an articulation region;...
Cryogenic biopsy system and method
A cryogenic biopsy device is configured to provide thin, frozen tissue samples, which may be viewed under a microscope and selected for biomarker analysis. The...
An embodiment of the present invention provides a kit of parts for use in a surgical procedure performed under image guidance, and particularly under real time...
Tissue handling system with reduced operator exposure
A tissue handling system includes a biopsy device having an invasive unit with tissue-receiving and tissue-severing components being capable of harvesting and...
Medical image display apparatus and ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus
According to one embodiment, a medical image display apparatus includes a storage unit storing data of a three-dimensional image, a slice image generating unit...
Sensor guided catheter navigation system
A method and a system for producing images of a subject, such as the heart of a human being. The method may comprise acquiring ultrasound images of the subject...
Method for ultrasound imaging of a biopsy needle or the like during an
ultrasound imaging examination
A method and apparatus for ultrasound imaging of a biopsy needle or the like during an ultrasound imaging examination, including the steps of alternately...
Adhesive patch having multiple acoustic sensors for monitoring acoustic
An adhesive patch for monitoring acoustic signals from a human or animal body, comprising a skin contact surface, converting means for recording both body...
Automatic collimator adjustment device with depth camera and method for
medical treatment equipment
An automatic collimator adjustment device and method for medical treatment equipment are disclosed. The medical treatment equipment includes an automatic...
Bed positioning system for radiation therapy
Provided is a bed positioning system for a radiation therapy system capable of capturing X-ray transparent images and CT images by rotating an X-ray tube and an...
Method and system for image analysis
A computer-implemented system and method for analyzing a sample comprising a material of interest and at least first and second adjacent materials each...
Fleming method for tissue and vascular differentiation and metabolism
(FMTVDM) using same state single or...
The present invention defines the parameters whereby "quantification" of isotope emission may occur and be clinically applied and provides a method for...
Medical dose information management apparatus, X-ray diagnostic apparatus,
and medical dose information...
A medical dose information management apparatus according to an embodiment includes a dose measuring unit, a dose graph generation unit, a dose graph generation...
X-ray detector and method of manufacturing the same
A method of manufacturing an X-ray detector includes: applying a mask having an opening on a substrate on which a plurality of charge detection units are...
Arrangement and method for visualizing an electrical signal
A method and a configuration for visualizing an electrical signal are provided with a stand, a movable part, an electromechanical actuator and a vessel. The...
Garment system with electronic components and associated methods
The disclosure provides a wireless biometric monitoring system that may be capable of acquiring, compiling, analyzing, and transmitting biometric data in near...
Method and apparatus for providing a visual representation of sleep
quality based on ECG signals
A method of providing a graphical representation of sleep quality includes obtaining ECG data for a patient, obtaining a plurality of N-intervals from the ECG...
Apparatuses and methods for measured sleep alarm signaling
Measured sleep alarm signaling is provided which activates an alarm in a manner that allows a user to get a predetermined amount of measured sleep, rather than...
Optical system for detection and characterization of abnormal tissue and
An optical system and apparatus for the diagnosis of a biological sample is disclosed. An embodiment of the apparatus includes an optical probe, a probe head...
Method and device for assessing, training and improving
perceptual-cognitive abilities of individuals
A device and method for evaluating or improving perceptual-cognitive abilities of a subject, comprising displaying virtual objects moving in a given...
Lancet pricking device
A lancet pricking device comprising a lancet, a launching spring and a lancet holder for housing therein the lancet and the launching spring. The lancet...
Device and system for blood sampling
A medical device is presented for reduced-pain blood sampling and testing. The device comprises a housing defining a finger site for supporting a user's finger...
Polymer membranes for continuous analyte sensors
Devices and methods are described for providing continuous measurement of an analyte concentration. In some embodiments, the device has a sensing mechanism and...
Image based oxygen saturation measuring device and method thereof
The present invention is an image based oxygen saturation measuring device and method thereof. The method comprises steps of providing a plurality of red lights...
Method and system for non-invasive optical blood glucose detection
utilizing spectral data analysis
Systems and methods are disclosed for non-invasively measuring blood glucose levels in a biological sample based on spectral data. This includes utilizing at...
Audiometry earphone insert
The present technology relates to an earphone apparatus adapted for use in audiometry examinations. The earphone apparatus comprises a housing and a receiver...
Apparatus and method for determining 3D load displacement response of a
An apparatus for determining 3D load displacement characteristics of an anatomical joint formed by a first body portion and a second body portion moveable with...
Systems and methods for synchronized display of athletic maneuvers
Embodiments of the present disclosure help to synchronize multiple video segments of an actor or actors performing athletic maneuvers. Among other things,...
System and method for assessing, measuring, and correcting an
anterior-posterior bone cut
A system and method is disclosed herein for measuring anterior-posterior slope of a bone to set a cutting jig coupled to the muscular-skeletal system. The...
A patient interface in accordance with one embodiment of the present disclosure is configured to be at least partially carried by a patient and to receive gas...
An airway adaptor includes: an airway case; and an expired gas guiding portion which is connected to the airway case to introduce a respiratory gas to the...
Method and apparatus for identifying a user of an electronic device using
A method for identifying a user of an electronic device is presented. In the method, for each of a plurality of users, a bioelectrical impedance of the user is...
Method for visualizing multi-channel signals
The invention relates to a method for visualizing multi-channel sensor signals, especially myoelectric signals, which are derived from a limb or an amputation...
Nerve monitoring during electrosurgery
A signal processing module includes an input module electronically coupled to a sensing probe of a nerve integrity monitoring system. The probe senses...
System for cardiac MR and MR cine imaging using parallel image processing
A system for cardiac MR imaging receives a heart rate signal representing heart electrical activity. The system, over multiple successive heart cycles, uses...