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Percutaneous method and device to treat dissections
Some embodiments are directed to methods and systems for percutaneously treating dissections in a patient's vasculature, such as, without limitation, the aorta....
Surgical stapling instruments including a cartridge having multiple
A surgical stapling apparatus includes a staple cartridge and an anvil member. The staple cartridge includes a plurality of surgical fasteners disposed in rows...
Surgical stapling device and method
A surgical device comprises a base unit having a hydraulic controller and at least one control piston, a surgical end effector including at least one actuator...
System for controlling a tissue-stapling operation
An endoscopic stapler is disclosed. The stapler includes a staple member and an anvil member. The staple member may include a staple housing and the staple...
Shipping member for loading unit
A shipping member for selective attachment to a replaceable loading unit is provided. The shipping member includes an annular extension configured for selective...
Bendable suture needle with free varying angle and holder therefor
A suturing device including an outer bendable body and an inner bendable needle with a freely bendable angle includes a longitudinally extending outer hollow...
Method for tensioning a surgical closure
One embodiment is directed to a method for tensioning a suture member that crosses a portion of a wall of a tissue structure, comprising: advancing a distal...
Provided is a suturing apparatus for endoscope capable of suturing an opening of a wound, with an endoscope inserted into cavity of a digestive tract, to the...
Apparatus and method for enlarging an incision
A retraction system and method are provided for retracting tissues surrounding a surgical site. In one aspect, a method including engaging slide connections...
In a first aspect of the subject invention, an iris expander is provided which includes a non-metallic, unitary, multi-segmented body which is expandable from a...
Devices for introducing multiple instruments and methods of use
Disclosed herein are devices and methods for introducing a plurality of instruments to a target site through a working channel. The working channel can include...
Polymer molded body for pulling biological tissue, medical pulling member
using same, and medical pulling tool
According to a medical traction device containing a polymer molded article having biocompatibility as a weight for traction of a living tissue to be resected...
Closure system and methods of use
A closure system and methods of use are provided for use in sealing an opening in a body tissue, such as a vascular puncture site. A method of closing the...
Surgical instrument with multiple instrument interchangeability
The present invention provides a multi-function laparoscopic surgical instrument that meets niche needs in the expanding field of Minimally Invasive Surgery...
Manipulation device for a medical instrument
A manipulation device for mechanical connection with connection with the proximal end of a shaft, for forming a medical instrument, includes a plurality of...
Methods, systems, and devices for surgical visualization and device
A surgical device includes a console having a visual display and a manipulator arm, a robotic device having a camera and a connection component. The robotic...
Flexible biopsy needle
A flexible biopsy needle assembly includes a flexible coring stylet that is slidably disposed within a flexible outer cannula. The stylet includes an elongated...
Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and method of controlling ultrasonic
The present invention is intended to reduce the consumption of a battery while appropriately performing operation in the case where an AC power source is...
Image generating apparatus, image generating method, and program
An image generating apparatus of the present invention has a determination unit that sets a target area in a part of an area inside a subject, executes...
Ultrasound diagnostic apparatus
An ultrasound diagnostic apparatus comprising: an ultrasound probe which has ultrasound transducers transmitting ultrasonic waves, receiving an ultrasonic echo...
Automatic doppler gate positioning in spectral doppler ultrasound imaging
A Doppler gate is automatically positioned in spectral Doppler ultrasound imaging. Samples acquired for multiple PW Doppler gates are used for B-mode and/or...
Ultrasonic probe and ultrasonic image diagnostic device
An ultrasonic transducer includes a support body, a first piezoelectric layer, a first conductive layer, a second conductive layer and a second piezoelectric...
Bimodal diagnostic probe using optical and ultrasonic imaging, including
at least one removable shell having...
A device for a bimodal diagnostic probe with optical and ultrasonic imaging, the probe including a main body supporting an ultrasonic transducer at its front...
Internal transducer assembly with slip ring
A device for internal ultrasound imaging including a micro-motor rotates a drive shaft and ultrasound transducer. Conductors attach between the transducer and...
Device and method for determining actual tissue layer boundaries of a body
The present invention relates to a device (8) for determining tissue layer boundaries of a body (14), comprising a probe (10) for acquiring (S12) two or more...
Excitation schemes for low-cost transducer arrays
A device images time-wise in parallel using transducer elements of a group. The elements are of a current group and imaging is time-wise sequential by group....
Multiple imaging mode tissue marker
An intracorporeal marker for marking a site within living tissue of a host having a body of porous hydroxyapatite whose physical properties permit the body to...
Radiation image detecting device and radiation imaging system
A detection panel has a plurality of pixels for accumulating electric charge by receiving X-rays, and a plurality of detection pixels for detecting an X-ray...
Detector array comprising energy integrating and photon counting cells
Among other things, one or more techniques and/or systems are described for measuring the attenuation of a line integral through an object via a photon counting...
Intra-oral X-ray imaging device for detecting X-rays from outside the oral
Provided is an intraoral X-ray imaging apparatus for detecting X-ray outside an oral cavity, including: a frame; an X-ray irradiator which is installed to be...
System and method for dentition specific image enhancement
Systems, methods, and computer readable media to automatically tailor image parameter settings used in a dental X-ray imaging system. At least one dentition...
Systems and methods for imaging with multi-head camera
Nuclear medicine (NM) multi-head imaging system includes a plurality of detector units coupled to a gantry. The detector units configured to face toward a...
X-ray imaging apparatus and control method thereof
Disclosed herein is an X-ray imaging apparatus including: an X-ray generator including a first X-ray source configured to irradiate a first X-ray onto an...
Optimal respiratory gating in medical imaging
Methods and computer-readable mediums are provided for obtaining an optimally gated medical image. For example, in one embodiment, a method is provided that...
Wearable device, electronic apparatus and method for recording user
A wearable device, an electronic apparatus and a method for recording user actions are provided. The wearable device includes a body, at least one sensor and a...
Systems, methods, and computer readable media for using descriptors to
identify when a subject is likely to...
Systems, methods, and computer-readable media are disclosed for identifying when a subject is likely to be affected by a medical condition. For example, at...
Detection of a leading stroke risk indicator
Embodiments of a system and method for detecting a leading stroke risk indicator using low-cost, non-contact visual computing methods are generally described...
Determination and application of glucose sensor reliability indicator
Disclosed are a system and method for determining a metric and/or indicator of a reliability of a blood glucose sensor in providing glucose measurements. In one...
Cardiac signal vector selection with monophasic and biphasic shape
Systems, methods and non-transient software media for performing sensing vector selection in an implantable cardiac device by assessing biphasic or monophasic...
Medical devices for mapping cardiac tissue
Medical devices and methods for making and using medical devices are disclosed. A method for removing an artifact of a biological reference signal present in a...
Methods and systems for electrode placement
Described herein are systems, devices and methods for guiding placement of electrodes, and particularly ECG electrodes on a patient. A picture of the patient's...
Holder set and brain function measuring device using same
This holder set is provided with: an optical bioinstrumentation holder which has at least two probe mounting units into which are inserted light-transmitting...
Head-mounted physiological signal monitoring system, devices and methods
Hat, helmet, and other headgear apparatus includes dry electrophysiological electrodes and, optionally, other physiological and/or environmental sensors to...
Inter-ureter signaling device
An inter-ureter signaling device intended to provide a surgeon with a signal to identify when a ureter is grasped by a surgical clamping device, such as a pair...
Sensor guided response to anti-arrhythmic changes
A patient's response to anti-arrhythmic drug changes can be monitored using cardiac activity information, such as using cardiac electromechanical time intervals...
System for multidimensional analysis, modulation and optimization of
Apparatus and associated methods relate to method of determining a treatment plan with Botulinum Toxin (BT) and other procedures able to modify facial...
Screening for neurological disease using speech articulation
Detection of neurological diseases such as Parkinson's disease can be accomplished through analyzing a subject's speech for acoustic measures based on human...
Apparatus for non-invasive fetal biosignal acquisition
An apparatus for measuring biopotential signals comprises a plurality of electrodes embedded or affixed to a wearable worn about the torso of a pregnant...
Diagnosis supporting device and diagnosis supporting method
A diagnosis supporting device includes a display, an imaging unit configured to capture a subject, an eye gaze detector configured to detect an eye gaze...
Dual electrode system for a continuous analyte sensor
Disclosed herein are systems and methods for a continuous analyte sensor, such as a continuous glucose sensor. One such system utilizes first and second working...