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US20150018876 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 a support element and an overlay...
US20120150221 Adhesive Suture Structure and Methods of Using the Same  
According to an aspect of the present disclosure, a surgical suture needle assembly is provided including an elongate tube defining a lumen through at least a portion of a length thereof; and a...
US20100298637 SUTURE WITH A POINTED END AND AN ANCHOR END AND WITH EQUALLY SPACED TISSUE GRASPING PROTRUSIONS LOCATED AT SUCCESSIVE AXIAL LOCATIONS  
A tissue connector has a first pointed end, an anchor end, a body with a periphery and a plurality of protrusions projecting from said periphery of said body. The plurality of protrusions are...
US20140243891 TISSUE PROTECTOR SUTURE CONSTRUCTS  
Fixation of soft tissue to bone (or of soft tissue to soft tissue) is performed using a flexible material (for example, a suture strand, a braid, a suture tape, a stuffed suture, or a combination...
US20130165971 BARB CONFIGURATIONS FOR BARBED SUTURES  
A barbed suture for connecting tissue, and a combination surgical needle with a barbed suture. The suture includes an elongated body and a plurality of barbs projecting from the body. Each barb...
US20150100084 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR SUTURING  
The present disclosure generally relates to medical devices including sutures and methods of use thereof. The medical device may include a suture having projections angled with respect to a...
US20150209027 Adjustable Suture Lock Loop  
The present disclosure relates to an adjustable suture lock loop for use in soft tissue repair and, more particularly, an adjustable suture lock loop constructed from a suture material having a...
US20130110162 Antimicrobial Sutures and Methods of Making Them  
Multifilament sutures are prepared by permeating the suture with an antimicrobial solution and applying an antimicrobial coating to the suture.
US20100298871 SELF-RETAINING WOUND CLOSURE DEVICE INCLUDING AN ANCHORING LOOP  
A self-retaining suture includes a plurality of tissue retainers which allow deployment in a deployment direction, but prevent movement in the opposite direction. The self-retaining suture has a...
US20130066423 MINIMALLY INVASIVE TISSUE SUPPORT  
Embodiments of apparatus and methods for tissue lifting, or for correcting a ptosis condition caused by tissue stretching, are described. In some embodiments a tissue is supported by a support...
US20110276090 MEDICAL PRODUCT , A SURGICAL KIT, AND A METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE MEDICAL PRODUCT  
A medical product including a biocompatible material includes two mutually opposite main surfaces, wherein at least one of the two main surfaces that anchor biological tissues, wherein the barbs...
US20100298876 SELF-RETAINING SUTURES HAVING EFFECTIVE HOLDING STRENGTH AND TENSILE STRENGTH  
A barbed suture with a first end and a second end and a body with a plurality of barbs extending from the body. Each barb causes the suture to resist movement in an opposite direction from which...
US20110251641 BIOABSORBABLE MAGNESIUM KNOTS FOR SECURING SURGICAL SUTURE  
A crimpable magnesium sleeve for securing a suture within the body and for dissolving over time while introducing only compatible amounts of magnesium into the body. An instrument for placing such...
US20140088644 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR APPROXIMATING TISSUE  
A wound closure device including a first tissue anchor with a first suture filament fixedly coupled thereto at a proximal end and extending along a length to a free distal end, and a second tissue...
US20130090686 Bioactive Substance in a Barbed Suture  
Barbed surgical sutures are provided which include an elongated body and a plurality of barbs extending therefrom. A bioactive agent is disposed within barb angles formed between the barbs and the...
US20130172931 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR SOFT PALATE TISSUE ELEVATION PROCEDURES  
A self-retaining suture having particular application for treating obstructive sleep apnea and use thereof. The suture includes rising an elongated suture body having a periphery and first and...
US20130066369 BRAIDED BARBED SUTURE  
A suture assembly and a method for making the same is provided. The suture assembly includes a plurality of unbarbed filamentary elements intertwined with one another and at least one barbed...
US20150088166 SURGICAL PROCEDURE AND RELATED APPARATUS FOR TREATING SLEEP APNEA BY LIFTING, SUSPENDING AND STIFFENING THE SOFT PALATE  
Methods and apparatuses for lifting, suspending and stiffening a patient's tissue are disclosed. In an embodiment, a method of lifting and stiffening a patient's tissue includes inserting at least...
US20140288592 SURFACE TREATED STAPLES, SUTURES AND DENTAL FLOSS AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME  
A variety of medical devices including staples sutures and dental floss with surface treatment on at least one tissue-facing surface to improve biologic function such as to control tissue adhesion...
US20080161850 SUTURE ANCHORING SYSTEM  
A first extruded member in joined to a molded member to form an integrated component. In one exemplary form, a surgical anchor is overmolded onto the end of an extruded suture to form a...
US20110022085 BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE SUTURES FOR REGENERATIVE MEDICINE  
The present disclosure generally relates to biodegradable and bioresorbable materials having a mineral layer on the surface of the material. More particularly, the disclosure relates to...
US20090030454 RESORBABLE IMPLANTABLE DEVICES  
A resorbable implantable device, such as a suture or prosthesis, comprising one or more silk elements made at least partially (poly)alanine Wild silk proteins of a saturnid moth or analogues thereof.
US20080195147 SURFACE ERODING BARBED SUTURES  
Barbed surgical sutures comprised of surface eroding materials are provided having increased degradation rates due to the formation of barbs and an increase in the surface area of the suture.
US20130296932 SURFACE INDUCED RING-OPENING POLYMERIZATION AND MEDICAL DEVICES FORMED THEREFROM  
The present disclosure relates to coated biodegradable materials having a reduced amount of residual catalysts and methods thereof.
US20150258238 SUTURE MATERIAL HAVING BENEFICIAL PHYSICAL PROPERTIES  
Suture material that includes an exterior braid of more than 50% ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene fibers, defining a lumen having a lumen diameter. In addition, the suture material...
US20090292311 Biomaterial for Suturing  
A biomaterial for suturing comprising a physiologically compatible support material coated with a cellular population with proliferative and/or differentiation capacity, characteristics which...
US20100030261 Surgical Sutures Having Increased Strength  
The invention relates to increasing the strength of bio-absorbable surgical sutures. The invention allows for delayed bioabsorption of suture materials to allow maintenance of mechanical strength...
US20080255425 NANOPARTICLE TREATED MEDICAL DEVICES  
Various compositions, methods, and devices are provided that use fluorescent nanoparticles, which can function as markers, indicators, and light sources. The fluorescent nanoparticles can be...
US20130296893 Segmentally Rigid Suture and Suturing Technique  
The suture device of the present disclosure disposes rigid components on suture, enabling the device to resist tensile and compressive loads and to protect soft tissue from suture pull-through....
US20080109036 LONG TERM BIOABSORBABLE BARBED SUTURES  
Barbed surgical sutures and a method of forming a barbed surgical suture from a degradable material are provided having degradation rates tailored to provide the suture with a desired mass loss...
US20080119893 Denatured human albumin suture material  
The present invention provides a biocompatible suture material made from denatured human serum albumin. The suture material can be constructed by molding and denaturing a liquid human serum...
US20090299408 Surgical thread and surgical implant with the same  
A surgical thread (10) has a first component (12) made of resorbable material and a second component (14) made of non-resorbable material and/or slowly resorbable material which is more slowly...
US20130090521 TIMED-RELEASE TENSIONED OR COMPRESSED FIBERS  
A timed-release tensioned core-shell fiber comprises a core positioned within a shell. The shell is configured to hold the core under said tension or compression. The shell is at least partially...
US20150133868 HIGH STRENGTH SUTURE WITH ABSORBABLE CORE AND SUTURE ANCHOR COMBINATION  
A novel high tensile strength semi-absorbable composite suture with minimized non-absorbable mass. The suture has a core made from a bioabsorbable polymer. The core is covered by a braided sheath....
US20140052175 HIGH STRENGTH SUTURE WITH ABSORBABLE CORE AND SUTURE ANCHOR COMBINATION  
A novel high tensile strength semi-absorbable composite suture with minimized non-absorbable mass. The suture has a core made from a bioabsorbable polymer. The core is covered by a braided sheath....
US20120323273 HIGH STRENGTH SUTURE WITH ABSORBABLE CORE AND SUTURE ANCHOR COMBINATION  
A novel high tensile strength semi-absorbable composite suture with minimized non-absorbable mass. The suture has a core made from a bioabsorbable polymer. The core is covered by a braided sheath....
US20080161851 Resorbable Suture Material  
The invention concerns absorbable, thermally steam-treated, surgical suture based on polyglycolic acid and/or lactide copolymer comprising rapid degradation and rapid decrease in knot-pull...
US20090222039 SUTURE WITH BIOLOGICAL MATERIAL  
Sutures and methods of suturing with a surgical suture having a core made substantially of biological material (such as biopolymers or proteins, for example) and a cover surrounding the core. The...
US20090259252 Apparatus For The Joining Of Tissue Having Integral Penetrating End  
The present disclosure relates to an apparatus for joining tissue in surgical applications and/or incision repair, and to methods for making the same. The apparatus includes an elongated member...
US20080058870 Compliant, Long-Lasting Absorbable Monofilament Sutures  
Monofilament sutures are disclosed, which are formed of complaint, segmented, polyaxial, absorbable copolyesters. The sutures are capable of retaining at least 50 percent of their initial breaking...
US20140371767 ADHESIVE BARBED FILAMENT  
The present disclosure provides filaments and/or surgical sutures which include an inner core, an outer sheath and a plurality of barbs on a surface thereof. The filaments and/or surgical sutures...
US20090024162 Absorbable / biodegradable composite yarn constructs and applicatons thereof  
Absorbable composite medical devices such as surgical meshes and braided sutures, which display two or more absorption/biodegradation and breaking strength retention profiles and exhibit unique...
US20090048616 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ASSISTING IN FLEXOR TENDON REPAIR AND REHABILITATION  
A surgical device and method used to assist in the surgical repair and rehabilitation of damaged and/or severed tendons. In one embodiment of the present invention, the device is comprised of a...
US20150174288 Mechanically Strong absorbable Polymeric Blend Compositions of Precisely Controllable Absorption Rates, Processing Methods, and Products Therefrom  
Novel absorbable polymer blends are disclosed. The blends are useful for manufacturing medical devices having engineered degradation and breaking strength retention in vivo. The blends consist of...
US20130315963 Mechanically Strong Absorbable Polymeric Blend Compositions of Precisely Controllable Absorption Rates, Processing Methods, And Products Therefrom  
Novel absorbable polymer blends are disclosed. The blends are useful for manufacturing medical devices having engineered degradation and breaking strength retention in vivo. The blends consist of...
US20150119935 Absorbable Poly (p-dioxanone-co-glycolide) Monofilament Fibers Possessing Mid-Term Strength Retention Post-Implantation  
Novel absorbable monofilament sutures and fibers having unique and improved properties are disclosed including mid-term strength retention post-implantation. Also disclosed is a novel method of...
US20120197295 BIOABSORBABLE SUTURE  
A bioabsorbable suture according to the present invention is characterized in that the suture is manufactured from monofilaments or multifilaments spun from a spinning raw solution containing one...
US20080262613 Biocompatible, Biodegradable Polyurethane Materials With Controlled Hydrophobic to Hydrophilic Ratio  
The biocompatible, biodegradable materials in the solid and/or liquid form are based on segmented linear polyurethanes and/or segmented crosslinked polyurethanes based on A) one or more...
US20080103525 Silk / absorbable polyester hybrid medical devices and applications thereof  
Silk/absorbable polyester hybrid medical devices for tissue repair and regeneration are formed of degummed, naturally produced, multifilament silk yarn in combination with at least one absorbable...
US20120150194 THREAD HAVING COATED ANCHORING STRUCTURES FOR ANCHORING IN BIOLOGICAL TISSUES AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF  
A thread includes an elongate thread body having on its surface protruding anchoring structures that anchor in biological tissues, and a stiffening coating on the anchoring structures.

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