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9038640 System and method for fractional treatment of skin  
A system and method for treatment of skin including a treatment surface having numerous small energy emitting points for fractional skin treatment as well as negative pressure outlets. During a...
9039718 Method and device for treating an ocular disorder  
A method and apparatus for treating ocular disorders such as blepharitis, meibomitis, and dry eye syndrome. The method includes using an electromechanical device to move a swab relative to the eye...
9032964 Method and system for processing cancer cell electrical signals for medical therapy  
A scientific computer system with processor capable of recording, storing, and reprogramming the natural electrical signals of cancer cells as found in tumors of humans and animals. The...
9032965 Methods and system for image guided cell ablation with microscopic resolution  
The invention provides systems and method for the removal of diseased cells during surgery.
9028536 Picosecond laser apparatus and methods for its operation and use  
Apparatuses and methods are disclosed for applying laser energy having desired pulse characteristics, including a sufficiently short duration and/or a sufficiently high energy for the...
9027564 Method for treating a lung  
An embodiment of the invention includes a method for decreasing resistance to airflow within a bronchial tree of a subject. The method may include the step of moving an intraluminal device along a...
9028538 Vertebral body nerve and vein cauterizing system and method  
Disclosed are vertebroplasty methods that include cauterizing an inner cavity of a vertebra of a mammal, such as a human, and injecting bone cement into the vertebra. Systems and kits for...
9029349 Bioadhesive for tissue repair  
The invention provides a bioadhesive composition comprising a polysaccharide and an energy converter, wherein the energy converter is activated by non-UV light. The composition may be prepared by...
9022037 Laser ablation method and apparatus having a feedback loop and control unit  
A laser ablation method and apparatus uses a laser device to generate a pulsed laser using a laser device and to project the pulsed laser onto an ablation target to be ablated. A probe is then...
9022919 Vaginal insert device having a support portion with plurality of struts  
A vaginal insert device including a support portion, a stabilizing portion, a removal device, and at least one fluid passageway extending though the support portion is disclosed. The vaginal...
9017391 Method and apparatus for skin treatment  
Disclosed is a system and method for treatment of skin disorders. More particularly, the disclosed invention is directed toward the use of multiple light sources for treating skin with or without...
9011326 Soft tissue shield for trans-orbital surgery  
A surgical shield protects collateral soft tissue from damage during a trans-orbital surgical procedure in the head of a patient. The shield may be provided as an elongated flexible sheath having...
9011476 Method and apparatus for occluding a physiological opening  
A method and apparatus for suture-less placement of an occluding patch in which release of the device can be accelerated. In one embodiment, an inactive form of an adhesive is applied on the area...
9014776 Surgical access and nerve surveillance  
An expandable tip cannula system, comprising: a hollow cannula shaft having a proximal end and a distal end; and an expandable tip mounted at the distal end of the hollow cannula shaft, the...
9011310 Method and system for treatment of neuromotor dysfunction  
Effective systems and methods for improving neural communication impairment of a vertebrate being and affecting motor activity of a peripheral body part including a first signal-providing...
9005273 Assessing the location and performance of replacement heart valves  
Methods and devices for assessing the operation of a replacement heart valve. The method includes endovascularly delivering a replacement heart valve to a vicinity of a heart valve in an...
8997752 Skin wound treatment method, dressing and biochemical activation device for the use of such a method  
The present invention relates to a system for treatment of skin wounds, comprising an energy source for activation of a biochemical healing effect, and at least one dressing intended to be placed...
8997751 Surgical instrument  
A surgical instrument has a gas-delivery device to supply a noble gas or other inert gas to a tissue-treatment region and a rinsing device for rinsing a target region, in particular a...
8991401 Processes and apparatus for preventing, delaying or ameliorating one or more symptoms of presbyopia  
The present invention generally relates to an apparatus and processes for preventing or delaying presbyopia. More particularly, the present invention relates to processes and apparatus for...
8985121 Method and device for valve repair  
A method and a device for minimally invasive treatment of diseased deep and superficial venous valves are disclosed. Treatment seeks to repair/rejuvenate dysfunctional valve by reducing the...
8986291 Methods and systems for capturing and removing urinary stones from body cavities  
A stone capture device comprises a shaft with a deployable sweeping structure at its distal end. The shaft is adapted to be removably placed over and connected to a conventional ureteroscope. The...
8985120 Method to reduce SLOSH energy absorption and its damaging effects through the reduction of inelastic collisions in an organism  
A first embodiment can be a method to reduce SLOSH energy absorption within an organism by reducing the inelastic collisions. A fluid containing organism can utilize an embodiment of the method...
8985119 Method and apparatus for optical stimulation of nerves and other animal tissue  
A nerve-stimulation device and method using light to provide a source of precise stimulation on one or more nerve fibers. In some embodiments, this simulation is provided through a device and...
8978660 Tilt compensation, measurement, and associated adjustment of refractive prescriptions during surgical and other treatments of the eye  
Embodiments of the present invention provide methods and systems for determining an ablation treatment for an eye of a patient. The systems and method may involve determining an ellipsoid shape...
8979735 Controller support apparatus  
An apparatus comprises a controller for remotely controlling an implantable device that is used to adjust a gastric band, and the controller transmits a telemetric signal to the implantable...
8974444 Method for picosecond and femtosecond laser tissue welding  
A method for welding tissue wounds in an animal. The method comprises joining edges of a tissue wound and irradiating the tissue wound and tissue surrounding the tissue wound with a pulsed laser....
8974442 Facial area rejuvenation  
Rejuvenation of the facial area, e.g., face, neck, jowls, and the like, that combines a plurality of different modalities is disclosed. A rejuvenation method can combine such modalities as skin...
8968400 Self-sealing shell for inflatable prostheses  
A self-sealing shell useful as a component of a soft fluid-filled prosthetic implant is provided. The shell is at least partly constructed of a wall made of a colloid of an elastomeric polymer...
8961580 Abnormal electrical conduction blocking apparatus using photodynamic therapy (PDT)  
There are provided an apparatus and a method for blocking abnormal conduction in the cardiac muscle using a photodynamic therapy or for treating arrhythmia. There is provided a catheter ablation...
8961600 Method of using a fiber matrix for maintaining space in soft tissues  
A fiber matrix is provided for maintaining space in soft tissue, for example for use in procedures for assisting drainage of aqueous humor from an eye to treat glaucoma. The fiber matrix comprises...
8965527 Method and apparatus for treating cancer  
A method and apparatus for treating masses, such as prostate or breast cancer, or any other soft tissue cancerous or benign mass, employs a unique, three-dimensional software-controlled electronic...
8961384 Health applications of a double helix conductor  
An electrical system having an underlying structure resembling the double helix most commonly associated with DNA is used to produce useful electromagnetic fields for health applications and/or...
8956276 Implant for pelvic organ prolapse repair  
A medical article is used to repair prolapses of various pelvic organs including vaginal vault prolapse. The medical article can include a first flap comprising a dual density mesh formed of a...
8956273 Firing patterns for deep brain transcranial magnetic stimulation  
Methods, devices and systems for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) are provided for synchronous, asynchronous, or independent triggering the firing multiple of electromagnets from either a...
8956312 Apparatus for generating sensations of movement and for physical rehabilitation  
The appliance designed to allow a living being to perceive sensations of virtual movements of part of his body comprises a control unit in which is stored a table containing a first plurality of...
8955520 Method of placing multiple biliary stents without re-intervention, and device for same  
A dual lumen catheter may be provided with one or more stents in a stent-deployment lumen and a wire guide disposed through a wire guide lumen. The wire guide may be directed to a target site in a...
8950405 Treatment of obstructive disorders of the eye or eyelid  
In accordance with certain illustrative embodiments, methods and apparatuses of treating obstructive disorders of the structure of an eye or eyelid are disclosed. The treating may involve applying...
8951201 Method and apparatus for performing transesophageal cardiovascular procedures  
An apparatus for performing a transesophageal cardiovascular procedure includes an elongated tubular main access device having a first lumen with an open proximal end and a distal side opening,...
8950406 Method and apparatus for light-based hair removal  
Methods and apparatus for damaging hair follicles using a series of rapidly-delivered low-fluence pulses of coherent or incoherent light are disclosed herein. In some embodiments, the pulses of...
8945102 Laser corneal flap cutting system and associated methods  
A method for performing wavefront-guided laser surgery on a cornea includes the step of calculating a corneal flap configuration based upon collected anatomical information on an eye and wavefront...
8944070 Non-force reflecting method for providing tool force information to a user of a telesurgical system  
Tool force information is provided to a user of a telesurgical system using an alternative modality other than force reflection on a master manipulator, such as providing the information on...
8945116 Mapping and ablation method for the treatment of ventricular tachycardia  
An apparatus for mapping and/or ablating tissue includes a braided conductive member that may be inverted to provide a ring-shaped surface. When a distal tip of the braided conductive member is...
8945223 In-situ formable nucleus pulposus implant with water absorption and swelling capability  
Embodiments of the invention relate to a curable nucleus pulposus implant having water absorption and swelling capabilities, compositions for producing the curable nucleus pulposus implants, and...
8944071 Method for treating an asthma attack  
Methods of increasing gas exchange performed by the lung by damaging lung cells, damaging tissue, causing trauma, and/or destroying airway smooth muscle tone with an apparatus inserted into an...
8945010 Method of evaluating constipation using an ingestible capsule  
A method for diagnosing constipation comprising the steps of providing an ingestible capsule (20) having a given density and a pH sensor (22) and a temperature sensor (24), having a subject ingest...
8944337 RFID switch tag  
Various embodiments of RFID switch devices are disclosed herein. Such RFID switch devices advantageously enable manual activation/deactivation of the RF module. The RFID switch device may include...
8948878 Method and device for treatment of conditions aggravated by amyloid fibrils  
A method and device for treating a condition aggravated by the presence of amyloid fibrils is disclosed. The method includes applying a plurality of ultra-short pulses to target tissue comprising...
8939885 System and method for eliciting a relaxation response  
The disclosed system and method are directed to qualifying an image(s) and exposing an individual to the qualified image(s) for the purpose of eliciting a relaxation response. More specifically, a...
8939881 Apparatus for loading dosimetrically customizable brachytherapy carriers  
A device for loading and customizing brachytherapy carriers based on the principles of optimizing a more precise and predictable dosimetry, and adaptable to the geometric challenges of a tumor bed...
8939153 Transponder strings  
A transponder string comprising multiple transponders is configured for injection into human tissue. In one embodiment, the transponders are sized to move through a needle for injection into the...