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US20130317543 METHODS, DEVICES AND SYSTEMS FOR APPROXIMATION AND FASTENING OF SOFT TISSUE  
Devices and tissue fasteners for approximating and fastening tissue using minimally invasive techniques are disclosed. Methods for approximating and fastening tissue by application of one or more...
US20130066365 RAPID CLOSING SURGICAL CLOSURE DEVICE  
A surgical or wound closure device utilizes a slide fastener for rapidly closing a surgical incision or wound with precise apposition of the sides of the incision. The surgical closure devices are...
US20120232587 Wound Closing Device  
A wound closure system comprises a forceps including first and second legs adapted to close into a proximate position in response to a squeezing force applied to the forceps. The forceps also...
US20140058444 Devices for Securely Closing Tissue Openings with Minimized Scarring  
Devices, tools, systems, kits and methods for closing a tissue opening non-invasively are presented. The devices include a tissue closure device that reliably induces eversion of tissue edges that...
US20140155935 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SURGICALLY CLOSING AN OPEN ABDOMEN  
An open abdomen wound as a result of injury or surgery is closed using hook and loop fastener sheets that are attached at opposing edges of the wound using bolsters through which surgical suture...
US20120221044 Dynamic Tensioning System and Method  
Systems and methods of applying dynamic force to tissues to promote healing. Systems of this invention may be applied to tissue to bolster the tissues, move the tissues, or expand the tissue....
US20080097526 Surgery procedure for mastopexy  
Mastopexy or breast lift surgery involves inserting permanent and reabsorbable threads under the skin that follow a skin marker drawn by the operator. This enables the interested area to be lifted...
US20130282049 ELASTIC STRIP  
The disclosed elastic strip includes an elastic substrate and an overlying carrier. The elastic strip allows for controlled stretch of the elastic substrate. After stretching and applying to skin,...
US20090163949 STERNOTOMY SPLINTING ASSEMBLY, KIT AND METHOD FOR USE  
Herein disclosed is a simple, passive splinting system for sternotomy patients designed to provide a continuous yet readily adjustable, compressive tangential stabilizing force to the ribcage so...
US20130013005 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CLOSING FISSURES IN THE ANNULUS FIBROSUS  
A method for closing a fissure in a region of tissue having an inner surface and an outer surface, the method comprising: providing at least a pair of transverse anchor components, each transverse...
US20100262167 Medical Clip with Radial Tines, System and Method of Using Same  
Device, system and method for drawing together patient tissue. A central hub has an axis. Several tines are coupled to the central hub. Each of the tines has a tip and is resiliently biased to for...
US20090299406 MULTIFUNCTION SURGICAL DEVICE  
A surgical device is disclosed along with methods of using the same. The surgical device may comprise an outer sheath and a collar assembly. The collar assembly may be coupled to the outer sheath...
US20130296930 SURGICAL INCISION AND CLOSURE APPARATUS WITH INTEGRATED FORCE DISTRIBUTION  
Apparatus for closing a surgical incision comprise a base having left and right panels, a force distribution structure coupled to each panel, and a closure component which releasably attaches to...
US20110093009 OTOMY CLOSURE DEVICE  
A surgical instrument for closing an otomy includes a handle portion, an outer tube, an inner tube, and at least one deployable/retractable tissue engaging hook. The handle portion may comprise an...
US20150157322 WOUND CLOSURE PRODUCT  
A wound closure system and a method of closing a wound are disclosed. The disclosure is directed to a wound closure system comprising a skin anchor mechanically attached to external skin tissue on...
US20110238110 WOUND CLOSURE PRODUCT  
A wound closure system and a method of closing a wound are disclosed. The wound closure system includes a plurality of skin anchors mechanically attached to external skin tissue around a periphery...
US20080228203 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TRANSLUMENAL CLOSURE IN NATURAL ORIFICE SURGERY  
To close a translumenal hole made in the stomach (or colon, etc.) pursuant to natural orifice surgical treatment of tissue in the peritoneal cavity, one or more guides are engaged with the hole,...
US20110022082 Wound Closing Device  
A wound (50) is closed using a first adhesive shoe (10) adhesively affixed adjacent to a first edge (51) of the wound, a second adhesive shoe (20) adhesively affixed adjacent to a second opposite...
US20130338708 BLOOD VESSEL CLOSURE CLIP AND DELIVERY DEVICE  
A clip for closing a puncture in a body lumen comprises a clip having a resiliently expandable circumference and a plurality of barbed prongs extending at least approximately in the same direction...
US20090143816 Grasper with surgical sealant dispenser  
The present disclosure is directed to a medical device comprising a dispenser adapted to dispense a tissue sealant or one or more precursor compounds, the dispenser being operably coupled to a...
US20090248065 HEMOSTATIC DEVICE SEALING DAMAGED SITE WITH VACUUM  
A hemostatic device includes a hemostatic head that includes a peripheral end surface formed at a distal end of the hemostatic head, the peripheral end surface extending along an outer edge region...
US20100030260 Device for Stretching the Skin  
In a device for stretching the skin, particularly for closing a wound, anchoring elements are anchored in the skin. The anchoring elements are movable on a guide device. First anchoring elements...
US20090240186 Wound rebuilding band-aid without need of stitches  
A band-aid includes at least one piece which includes a first adhesive portion and a second adhesive portion defined in two ends of an inner surface thereof. A lifting portion is located between...
US20120245628 REDUCED-PRESSURE, LINEAR WOUND CLOSING BOLSTERS AND SYSTEMS  
A reduced-pressure, linear-wound closing bolster has a pivotable frame that moves from an extended position to a compressed position under the influence of reduced pressure. The closing bolster...
US20090240251 Lock and release mechanism for a sternal clamp  
An engagement mechanism for a sternal clamp, the mechanism allowing for an open status where the clamp may be lengthened or shortened, a closing status where the clamp may only be shortened, and a...
US20100256674 Prosthesis and method for lowering abdominal pressure  
A two-sheet fascial expander prosthesis for temporary use and method of using it to treat abdominal hypertension and associated organ system function impairment, in which each flat sheet is...
US20090272783 FASTENER AND FASTENER APPLIER HAVING SELECTIVE SUTURE ATTACHMENT  
A surgical stapling device for deploying staples connected with suture to tissue includes a handle having a staple actuator mechanism, a tubular support shaft having a longitudinal axis and...
US20130178897 Methods and Devices for Applying Closed Incision Negative Pressure Wound Therapy  
Disclosed herein are devices, systems and methods for using such devices and systems for treating incisions and wounds. In an aspect, disclosed is a device having a generally planar tension relief...
US20080221617 BARBED TISSUE CONNECTOR  
A barbed bodily tissue connector for insertion into tissue comprises an elongated body having a substantially polygonal periphery in cross-section including at least three sides. Each side meets...
US20100106186 REDUCED-PRESSURE, DEEP-TISSUE CLOSURE SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
A reduced-pressure, deep-tissue closure device for applying a closing force on a deep tissue includes a contractible matrix that is formed with a first plurality of apertures and which has a first...
US20090264922 Device and Method for Effecting Hemostasis about a Blood Vessel Puncture  
A device and method for closing a percutaneous vascular puncture with anchors at the distal ends of wires temporarily implanted in extravascular tissue adjacent the puncture. The wires are...
US20090118745 PATENT FORAMEN OVALE CLOSURE APPARATUS AND METHOD  
An apparatus for closure of a patent foramen ovale of a patient comprises a frame member defining respective first, second and third frame segments, and a growth and/or clot promoting material...
US20070005108 Vacuum holder for juxtaposing body tissues  
The tissue holding device of the present invention is composed of at least two, substantially hollow, adjustable suction clamps, configured for one-sided clamping, that detachably adhere to the...
US20080058867 METHOD FOR USE IN REPAIRS OF INJURED SOFT TISSUE  
A method, system and apparatus for augmenting the surgical repair of soft tissue injuries, in which a first end of a bridge member attaches to a first portion of healthy tissue, and a second end...
US20140200597 BIODEGRADABLE APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CLOSURE OF TROCAR DEFECTS  
A biodegradable device for providing scaffolding for a trocar defect to promote healing. The device consists of an upper and lower scaffold, offset by a connector. The device is arranged so the...
US20080015635 SINGLE DISC OCCLUSIONARY PATENT FORAMEN OVALE CLOSURE DEVICE  
The present invention is a method and device for closing a passageway in a body, for example a patent foramen ovale (PFO) in a heart, and related methods of using such closure devices for closing...
US20090287304 Medical Device for Constricting Tissue or a Bodily Orifice, for example a mitral valve  
A medical apparatus positionable in a cavity of a bodily organ (e.g., a heart) may constrict a bodily orifice (e.g., a mitral valve). The medical apparatus may include tissue anchors that are...
US20150080947 VACUUM CLOSURE DEVICE  
This invention relates to the design of tissue covering elements for use in vacuum assisted tissue apposition systems, wherein the geometry of the covering elements favours the application of...
US20090299257 REDUCED-PRESSURE SURGICAL WOUND TREATMENT SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
A reduced-pressure system for treating tissue, such as damaged subcutaneous tissue, includes a shaped dressing bolster for placing on the patient's epidermis and substantially sized to overlay the...
US20070250116 Tissue Approximator and Retractor Assistive Device  
The present disclosure provides an improved method and device for approximation and retraction of tissue portions during a medical procedure. The disclosure includes a tissue...
US20070060951 Atrial tissue fixation device  
A simple device is provided that addresses the concerns of safety, efficiency and efficacy in closing the atrial appendage by conventional or minimally invasive cardiac surgical techniques. The...
US20080228221 SCREEN DEVICES AND METHODS FOR CLOSING TISSUE SEPARATIONS  
A medical closure screen device for a separation of first and second tissue portions is provided, which includes a mesh screen comprising tubular vertical risers, vertical strands with barbed...
US20150088195 Magnetic Wound Closure Device and Method of Use  
A wound closure device using magnets to draw skin together without using stitches. When two skin adhering magnets are placed on opposite sides of a wound in a polar opposite configuration, the...
US20150216527 SURGICAL INCISION AND CLOSURE APPARATUS  
An apparatus for closing a surgical incision comprises left and right base panels, a plurality of closure components, and a plurality of left and right axial supports coupled to the respective...
US20140222070 Surgical Incision and Closure Apparatus  
An apparatus for closing a surgical incision comprises left and right base panels, a plurality of closure components, and a plurality of left and right axial supports coupled to the respective...
US20090270912 TACKING DEVICE  
The present embodiments provide apparatus and methods suitable for coupling a graft member to tissue, closing a bodily opening, and the like. At least one proximal deployable member and at least...
US20090228040 Mechanism and Method for Closing an Arteriotomy  
Devices and methods for closing an arteriotomy include a percutaneously placeable central tube deployable about the arteriotomy by which an array of radially expandable fingers having suction...
US20100114160 Method for creating a temporary hypobaric wound space in an intentionally left open surgical wound to diagose substrate losses and prevent exogenous contaimation with microorganisms  
A hypobaric wound space is provided for prophylactic and diagnostic purposes in surgical wounds of the abdomen deliberately left open. The hypobaric wound space provided is established by a...
US20100179590 VESSEL CLOSURE DEVICES AND METHODS  
A closure device configured for closing an opening in a body lumen. The closure device may include a delivery sheath, a cleat, and one or more anchors. The cleat may be disposed within and move...
US20080287988 Tissue aperture securing and sealing apparatuses and related methods of use  
Embodiments of the invention may be directed to apparatuses for securing and sealing apertures in tissue and related methods of use.

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