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Skin weft and method for manufacturing the same
A skin weft with artificial hair attached thereto to provide various styling options or ample volumetric feeling. The skin weft comprises a stitched portion...
Method and apparatus for coupling soft tissue to a bone
A method and apparatus for coupling a soft tissue implant into a locking cavity formed within a bone is disclosed. The apparatus includes a member to pull the...
Self-sealing PTFE graft with kink resistance
A self-sealing vascular graft, including a substrate with a sealant layer and several optional additional layers, is described. The substrate can be ePTFE and...
Hydrogel jacketed stents
Hydrogel jacketed stents provide the ability to fill in the stent frame in vivo to at least partially cover the interior of the surface of the stent following...
Modular endograft devices and associated systems and methods
Modular endograft devices and associated systems and methods are disclosed herein. In several embodiments, an endograft system can include a first endograft...
Implantable digestive tract organ
An implantable digestive organ is provided for the transport of materials through the digestive tract and in one particular application to an artificial large...
Embolic protection devices having short landing zones
The invention provides an embolic protection device for removing emboli from a blood vessel in a patient's body. The device comprises an elongate host element,...
Implantable prosthesis for repairing or reinforcing an anatomical defect
An implantable prosthesis for repairing or reinforcing a tissue or muscle wall defect is provided. The implantable prosthesis includes a first biocompatible...
Implantable slings and anchor systems
Various embodiments of a mesh or implant systems are provided. The implants can include one or more anchors, arms and the like. The anchors can include...
Paired thermometer temperature determination
A system and method for monitoring the health of an animal using multiple sensors is described. The wearable device may include one or more sensors whose...
Electrical pen with improvements for pen removably retaining single use
cartridge containing tooth whitening...
An apparatus for removably retaining a single use cartridge and dispensing at least one compound from the single use cartridge. The apparatus includes a...
Closed system mouthpiece with light and heat generation to activate a
formulation to increase its volume
A closed system mouthpiece uses light and heat generation to activate a gel formulation to increase its volume. The gel formulation is coated into the...
The present invention relates apparatus for holding material to be dispensed in a surgical setting, and in particular that: (a) allows for small portions of...
Apparatus and method for curing materials with radiation
An instrument for curing light-curable compounds curable in the mouth of a patient, including a housing including a handle portion and a barrel portion...
Electric toothbrush, and transmission for an electric toothbrush
The transmission according to the invention for an electric toothbrush serves for the transmission and reforming of a rotational movement provided by an...
Oral care device
An oral care device suitable for use in providing a beneficial effect to an oral cavity of a mammal, which device includes means for providing reciprocation of...
Casting jig for chair-side manufacture of customizable sculptable
anatomical healing caps
Casting jigs, methods, and kits that may be used in manufacture of anatomical healing caps. A casting jig may include a body having one or more wells within the...
The invention relates to an intra-osseous implant for placement in bone of a human or animal body comprising at least one intra-osseous part intended for...
Impression coping spacer and method of dental casting
A prosthodontic casting is formed from an implant osseointegrated within a bone and an impression coping coupled with the implant. An impression coping spacer...
Apparatus for generating dental data for manufacturing an aligner and
method of manufacturing clear aligner...
Provided is an apparatus for generating dental data for manufacturing an aligner, the apparatus including: a dental-data generation unit, in which the...
Method and system for finding tooth features on a virtual
A method and system are disclosed for finding virtual tooth features on virtual three-dimensional models of the teeth of patients. The tooth features comprise...
A dental wedge (10) having a wedge body (11) and a gripping portion (12). The wedge (10) also has a longitudinal axis (13). The body (11) extends from a first...
A dental instrument includes a head (2) having cutting edges (1) and made of a ceramic material, and a shaft (3) which can be clamped into a driving member and...
An instrument holder includes a substantially tubular base body which includes a grip portion and an instrument holding portion. The base body includes a...
Laser system and method for operating the laser system
A dental irrigation system is provided with a laser source for generating a laser beam and an optical delivery system for the laser beam. The laser beam...
Asymmetrical dental tool with cooling channels
A device for forming a cavity in a bone includes a body defining a longitudinal axis, a flange defined on the body having two surfaces that meet an edge that is...
Sub-micron alignment of a monitoring fiber for optical feedback in an
ophthalmic endo-illumination system
An ophthalmic endo-illumination system includes a light source producing a light beam, a beam splitter configured to split the light beam into a first beam...
Highly articulated probes with anti-twist link arrangement, methods of
formation thereof, and methods of...
An articulating probe, comprises a first mechanism including a first link comprising a first longitudinal axis, a first articulation surface and a first...
Medical suction clearing apparatus
A suction cleaning apparatus or suction cleaning horn is a generally cylindrical barrel or sleeve with an insertion cone to control and direct the distal tip of...
Actuated cannula seal
Embodiments of an actuated cannula seal are disclosed In some embodiments, a cannula seal includes a base portion that engages with a cannula; and a seal...
Flow rate monitor for fluid cooled microwave ablation probe
A microwave ablation system includes an antenna assembly configured to deliver microwave energy from a power source to tissue and a coolant source operably...
Bipolar belt systems and methods
Bipolar belt ablation systems and methods for treating patient tissue involve the use of an ablation an ablation apparatus with a plurality of ablation elements...
Reusable electrode and disposable sheath
A surgical instrument, such as an electrical ablation device, including a first elongate body having an insert and a second elongate body having an electrically...
Bipolar electrosurgical features for targeted hemostasis
An apparatus is configured to operate on tissue. The apparatus includes an end effector with an upper jaw and a lower jaw. The upper jaw is configured to pivot...
Surgical jaws for sealing tissue
A surgical tool assembly for use in electrosurgery includes an elongated sheath movable in a longitudinal direction. The assembly includes a pair of jaws, with...
Medical device for treating airways and related methods of use
A medical device for treating an airway of a patient. The medical device may include an elongate tubular member having a proximal end, a distal end, and a lumen...
System, device and method for ablation of a vessel's wall from the inside
The current invention concerns systems, devices and methods for the ablation of a vessel's wall from the inside, more specifically to implant devices and to the...
Torque limiting surgical screw driver
Described herein are devices and methods for limiting the torque applied to surgical screw during a surgical procedure in which a surgical screw is passed into...
Continuous ratchet medical instrument drive
The present invention is a continuous medical instrument adapter that safely provides a 180-degree torque force during a surgical procedure while accommodating...
Detachable front delivery assembly for a tissue repair system
A deployment device for a tissue repair system includes a front delivery assembly that is detachable from a base assembly of the deployment device. The front...
Mechanism for facilitating user-controlled management of webpage elements
for dynamic customization of information
In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for facilitating user-controlled management of webpage elements for dynamic...
Bone treatment systems and methods
Systems and methods for treating bone, such as vertebral compression fractures are disclosed. A method includes controllably applying energy to a bone cement...
Methods and devices for anchoring a graft to bone
Methods and devices are provided for anchoring graft to bone. In one exemplary embodiment, a bone cavity is created in bone, a graft is partially advanced into...
Surgical screw magazine
In order to provide the surgeon with means which allow the surgeon to use screws in a gentle and time-efficient manner, particularly in the setting of...
Mandibular bone plate
A mandibular bone plate can include a body that defines a bone facing surface, an outer surface that is opposite the bone facing surface, and a plurality of...
Method of using a volar bone plate on a fracture
A volar fixation system includes a plate intended to be positioned against the volar side of the radial bone. The plate includes threaded holes for receiving...
Locking confirmation mechanism for a bone screw and plate assembly
Novel bone screw and plate assemblies including locking confirmation mechanisms are provided. In certain cases, a locking confirmation mechanism is operably...
Osteotomy plate, plate driver and method for their use
An orthopedic plate is specifically configured for use in osteotomies, in which part of the plate extends into a portion of a first bone segment and part is...
Lockable intramedullary fixation device
An orthopedic device can include an intramedullary nail with a longitudinal bore, first and second bone fasteners with sleeves and a cannulated movable member...
Surgical instrument and method
A surgical instrument includes a first member including an inner surface defining a passageway. The first member extends between a first end that defines a...