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Instrument kit for spinal osteosynthesis
A surgical kit for fastening vertebrae via the posterior approach or via the posterolateral approach, comprising: at least one vertebral or pedicle screw, and a...
An implantable spacer for placement between adjacent spinous processes in a spinal motion segment is provided. The spacer includes a body defining a...
Vertebral facet joint fusion implant and method for fusion
In some embodiments a method comprises disposing an implant into contact with a first bone portion and into contact with a second bone portion, the implant...
Spinal correction adjustment systems and methods
A system provides for lateral translational corrective force(s) and/or derotational corrective force(s) on a spinal column and includes highly adaptive hardware...
Bone anchoring device, tool and method for assembling the same and tool
for use with the same
A bone anchoring device includes an anchoring element having a shaft for anchoring in the bone and a head, a receiving part formed in one piece, and a pressure...
Systems and methods for correcting spinal deformities
The present invention relates generally to medical devices and methods generally aimed at spinal surgery. In particular, the disclosed system and associated...
Uniplanar surgical screw assembly
Uniplanar surgical screw assemblies described include: a fastener including an elongate shaft; a saddle-shaped tulip having a tulip having a bore therethrough...
Optical trocar tip protector
A trocar tip protector includes a housing having a first inlet and a second inlet adjacent to each other. The first inlet is configured to receive and...
Applicators for controlled in situ delivery of therapeutic compositions
and implants, methods of fabrication...
The present disclosure relates to applicators designed for controlled in situ delivery of therapeutic films or depots during a surgical procedure.
In-dwelling port for access into a body
An in-dwelling port for providing repeated entry to a body during and/or after an operation is described. The port may include an external portion secured to a...
An atherectomy catheter has a shaft having an opening in the side wall, a cutter which is positioned near the opening in the internal space of the shaft and...
Dermal micro-organs, methods and apparatuses for producing and using the
Embodiments of the present invention provide Dermal Micro-organs (DMOs), methods and apparatuses for harvesting the same. Some embodiments of the invention...
Surgical instrument with orientation sensing
A surgical instrument comprises a body assembly and an end effector. The body assembly includes a control module, an orientation sensor communicatively coupled...
Endoscopic snare device
A tissue removal tool for use with an endoscope. The tool includes a loop formed by a piece of wire. The loop is movable between an open position and a closed...
An instrument (2) for aligning a surgical tool, the instrument (2) comprising, a body portion (4) having a tool guide (90), first and second arms (6), (8)...
A drill guide for drilling bone comprising a housing having a bore running through the housing is disclosed. In one embodiment, the drill guide may comprise a...
Dynamic knee balancer with force or pressure sensing
A device for performing a surgical procedure on a knee includes an adjustable femoral portion, a tibial portion and at least one sensor coupled with the femoral...
Microfracture apparatuses and methods
Apparatuses and methods for microfracture (e.g., forming a plurality of microfractures in a bone to encourage cartilage regeneration). Some of the present...
Systems and methods for joint replacement
Systems and methods for joint replacement are provided. The systems and methods include a surgical orientation device and at least one orthopedic fixture. The...
Surgical sagittal saw blade with features that facilitate driving the
blade in a crossed loop pattern
A surgical sagittal saw blade with first and second elongated openings. The openings have major axes that are angled relative to each other. The openings are...
Medical device for modification of left atrial appendage and related
systems and methods
A medical device, system and method for modifying a left atrial appendage ("LAA"). The medical device system includes a tether anchored within the LAA and one...
Methods and systems for occluding vessels during cardiac ablation
A method is provided for ablating a portion of the myocardium. The method includes inserting an occlusion catheter into a vessel on a heart, occluding the...
Method and apparatus for effecting a minimally invasive distal anastomosis
for an aortic valve bypass
A connector for joining a first hollow structure to the side wall of a second hollow structure, the connector comprising a first component comprising an inner...
Tissue manipulation and securement system
Tissue manipulation and securement systems are described herein. A tissue manipulation assembly is pivotably coupled to the distal end of a tubular member and...
Closure tape dispenser
A surgical portal apparatus includes a sleeve having a proximal end and a distal end that extends along a longitudinal axis, and a surgical tape. The sleeve...
A surgical clip is provided, having two clip arms and a resiliently flexible element pivotally connecting the two clip arms together. The two clip arms each...
Slitted tissue fixation devices and assemblies for deploying the same
Tissue fasteners carried on a tissue piercing deployment wire fasten tissue layers of a mammalian body together include a first member, a second member, and a...
Fastener cartridge comprising a tissue thickness compensator including
A fastener cartridge assembly. The fastener cartridge assembly can comprise a cartridge body, a tissue thickness compensator releasably secured relative to the...
Tissue thickness compensators comprising therapeutic agents
An end effector is disclosed. The end effector comprises a first jaw, a second jaw, wherein at least one of the first jaw and the second jaw is movable to...
Trans-oral circular anvil introduction system with dilation feature
An anvil introduction system is operable to provide smooth insertion of an anvil of a surgical stapling device through a bodily lumen such as the esophagus. The...
Circular stapler mechanical lockout
A surgical stapling device is disclosed including a cartridge assembly and an anvil assembly. The anvil assembly is translatable relative to the cartridge...
Methods and devices for manipulating and fastening tissue
Stomach tissue is manipulated and fastened with a tissue grasper and a tissue shaper to form folds in the stomach. The tissue grasper and the tissue shaper...
Forward deploying suturing device
Sutures can be placed in difficult to access areas of the human body with devices, and related methods, utilizing a needle carrier. The devices and methods can...
System and method for forming barbs on a suture
A station for cutting a barb suture is provided. The barb cutting station includes a suture transport assembly for supporting a first suture, a first knife...
Systems and methods for increased operating room efficiency
Systems, devices and methods to improve safety and efficiency in an operating room comprise providing a suture package that holds new suture needles and needle...
Medical clip, clip unit and clip device
The present invention relates to a medical clip, a clip unit, and a clip device by which accuracy in access to a target (a site to be treated) can be secured...
Surgical suturing apparatus and method
An implant manipulator may have a distal end that retains an implant, a proximal end, and an intermediate portion between the ends. The intermediate portion may...
Low profile tissue anchors, tissue anchor systems, and methods for their
delivery and use
Tissue anchors include a flat, broad, and large contact surface for engagement with a portion of tissue. Several embodiments of composite tissue anchors include...
Anchor delivery system
An anchor delivery system is described. The system includes a guide and an anchor delivery tool disposed within the guide. The tool includes a shaft and a...
Suture anchor and related method
A method and apparatus for securing soft tissue to bone can include loading a suture through an eyelet of a suture anchor. The suture anchor can have a...
Surgical access system and related methods
A system for accessing a surgical target site and related methods, involving an initial distraction system for creating an initial distraction corridor, and an...
Devices and methods for sternal retraction that reduces bleeding from the cut edges of a sternum and reduces fracturing of the sternum during retraction. The...
Lateral retractor system and methods of use
Technology disclosed herein relates to retractors and methods of use for surgical procedures, and in particular, spinal surgical procedures. In one embodiment,...
Port site closure
A closure device for port site closure is provided. The closure device includes an end effector having a top surface and a bottom surface. A stem extends...
Devices and methods for delivering implants for percutaneous perforation
A device for delivering an implant configured to seal an aperture in a tissue includes: a delivery shaft configured to engage the implant to allow the implant...
Method and device for closing holes in tissue
A device for closing holes in tissue is delivered via a catheter to the inside of a body lumen such as a heart. An elastic barbed clip is expanded, pulled into...
Volumetric grafts for treatment of fistulae and related methods and
Described are devices, methods, and systems useful in the treatment of fistulae, and in certain embodiments those having openings extending into the alimentary...
Spray or drip tips having multiple outlet channels
The present invention is directed to devices for mixing and expressing a multi-component sealant or hemostat or adhesive comprising at least two containers...
Surgical sliding shaft instrument that can be dismantled
A dismantlable surgical sliding shaft instrument having a function shaft comprising a guide element, a slide element supported on the guide element in a sliding...
Cannulated medical instrument handle with a removable insert
A cannulated medical instrument handle apparatus comprised of a handle housing component with a hollow handle insert channel and a removable tubular insert that...