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8578936 Support for supporting a patient  
In order to improve a support (2) for supporting a patient, particularly for surgical procedures in the shoulder region, said support comprising a substantially flat body part (4) and a...
8581017 Conformable wound dressing  
A wound dressing comprising an absorbent pad, an adhesive layer, and a backing layer is described, along with a dressing support layer configured to retain and deliver the wound dressing to a...
8579844 Traction device and associated method for increasing intervertebral space and lengthening the spine  
A therapeutic traction device for increasing intervertebral spaces along a cervical spine of a user includes a user interface, a controller, a neck rest section, a crossbar provided with first and...
8574182 Restraint device and method of use  
A restraint device includes first and second restraint and/or support portions adapted to extend around part of a person. First and second connector portions may secure the first and second...
8574490 Methods and apparatus for reducing count of infectious agents in intravenous access systems  
Methods and apparatus for preventing patient bloodstream infection by microorganisms during administration of various medications or fluids through IV lines. In particular, the invention reduces...
8575132 Modified starch material of biocompatible hemostasis  
A modified starch material for biocompatible hemostasis, biocompatible adhesion prevention, tissue healing promotion, absorbable surgical wound sealing and tissue bonding, when applied as a...
8574181 Ankle walker  
An ankle walker including an ankle shell, an inner lining, at least one bladder and at least one strap is provided. The ankle shell includes a base, a lower foot portion, a first and second side...
8575416 Limited-access, reduced-pressure systems and methods  
A reduced-pressure treatment system for applying reduced pressure to a tissue site at a limited-access location on a patient includes a reduced-pressure source, a treatment manifold for placing...
8569567 Multi-piece antimicrobial dressing and percutaneous device securement cover  
The present invention is related to a polymeric delivery vehicle for delivery of bioactive agents, and preferably, for the delivery of one or more bioactive agents. The device, when applied as...
8568344 Torso assist orthotic device  
A torso assist orthotic device configured to be worn by a user requiring assistance in holding his torso in a vertical position and returning the his torso to a vertical position from a forward...
8569566 Wound cleansing apparatus in-situ  
An apparatus for cleansing wounds, in which wound exudate is removed from a wound bed and selectively cleansed and returned to the wound. The cleansing means removes materials deleterious to wound...
8568345 Digit pad for treating trigger finger and trigger thumb  
A digit pad for treating trigger finger and trigger thumb includes a digit band which is slid over the affected digit to a position between the PIP and the MCP joints and a palm pad which extends...
8562548 Rehabilitation device and controlling method thereof  
The present invention provides a rehabilitation device using a walking assistance device (1) having an actuator which generates and provides torque to a lower limb joint of a wearer wearing the...
8561796 Package material for adhesive bandage and packaged adhesive bandage  
Disclosed herein is a package material for adhesive bandage which is used for packaging therein an adhesive bandage including a surface base having one surface, an adhesive layer provided on the...
8562552 Emergency quick splint  
A splint is provided having a framesheet with a pocket to receive a rigid tube. The framesheet is secured about the injured limb by a plurality of dynamic closure straps. An optional traction bar...
8563798 Enclosing bandage for providing comfortable wound care and limiting fluid leakage  
A bandage for improved wound care is disclosed. The bandage comprises a non-adherent, deformable inner layer, a leak-proof outer layer that is substantially coextensive with the inner layer, and...
8562553 Compression bandage  
A compression bandage shaped as an elongate rectangle is made of a textile fabric on which a hook strip is fastened along a narrow side of a small portion of a lateral face, or hook side. The...
8561617 Implant systems and methods for treating obstructive sleep apnea  
A method of treating obstructive sleep apnea includes providing an elongated element having a central buttress area and first and second arms extending from opposite ends of the central buttress...
8562551 Neck brace  
A neck brace (10) is disclosed which comprises two sections (12, 14) which are releasably connected to one another along a split line (18). The ring has upwardly facing surfaces (30, 76.1, 20.2)...
8563800 Method of use of a tulip-shaped sacral wound dressing  
A sacral wound dressing having a bottom end with three substantially V-shaped projections. In use, a protective layer of the wound dressing is removed to expose an adhesive layer and an absorbent...
8563799 Wound-covering hydrogel material  
A wound-covering hydrogel material which has excellent stretchability and absorbs exudates from wounds. It can maintain over long a wet environment which is suitable for accelerating the healing...
8561616 Methods and devices for the indirect displacement of the hyoid bone for treating obstructive sleep apnea  
An implant for treating obstructive sleep apnea includes an elongated body having a central region, a first end, and a second end opposite the first end. The central region of the elongated body...
8562550 Interior and exterior cast assemblies for repairing a bone fracture and including interior inflatable or mechanically expandable inserts as well as exterior wrap around and adhesively secured braces  
A cast for aligning and supporting first and second bone locations adjoining a bone fracture zone including a body employed in at least one of interior and exterior locations of the bone...
8562549 Compression device having an inflatable member including a frame member  
A compression device includes an inflatable member and a frame member extending along substantially an entirety of the perimeter edge margin of the inflatable member. The frame member imparts...
8556841 Daneshvar wrapping means and methods  
This invention is related to an improved version of the wound wrapping and support means for using in a living body. Rapid wound dressing and wrapping are of significant importance and may save a...
8557278 Devices and methods for the delivery of blood clotting materials to bleeding wounds  
An apparatus for promoting the clotting of blood and controlling bleeding comprises a receptacle for retaining blood clotting material in particulate form therein. A pad for controlling bleeding...
8558050 Wound shield with enclosed vacuum space  
A wound shield including a conformable frame to circumscribe a wound and warm water circulating system to maintain a warm environment. Any suitable dressing may be secured over the conformable...
8556839 Walking device for remedying drop foot  
A walking device for remedying or alleviating symptoms of drop foot, the device wearable with an article of footwear, the device including a backing plate, wherein the backing plate includes an...
8556840 Hyperextension brace  
A posture correction brace for a person has a tightening mechanism that allows a user to pull a cord to pull down on the back of a pair of shoulder straps, thereby pulling the shoulders back to...
8550094 Pubic patches  
A pubic patch is provided to apply to the public area of a woman, particularly the mons pubis (Pubic Mound) area of the pelvic region. The pubic patch includes an adhesive base with a front side...
8551029 Active ankle foot orthosis  
An Active Ankle Foot Orthosis (AAFO) is provided where the impedance of an orthotic joint is modulated throughout the walking cycle to treat ankle foot gait pathology, such as drop foot gait....
8551149 Corrective method for fingernails or toenails  
The disclosure relates to a method for correcting a fingernail or toenail, comprising the application of at least one layer and the performance of at least one treatment step, wherein the at least...
8551030 Dynamically reactive spinal support system  
A brace device for the spinal support of a wearer. The brace device comprises a plurality of component parts, with each component part being moveable relative to at least one other component part....
8551027 Assist device  
In the assist device, the output of an actuator is adjusted so that it becomes lower as a state of charge of a battery exceeds a first threshold value, and also so that it becomes lower as the...
8552251 Article with health-benefit agent delivery system  
A laminate having health-benefit agents therein is made by particle stabilization within the lamination process. By changing the substrate type (tissue, nonwoven, film) and/or the physical...
8545423 Custom fit cervical collar  
An improved cervical collar suitable for use in emergency or non-emergency situations for adjustment on or off a patient including the elements of an ergonomic occipital support region 102, a...
8545424 Hip support member  
When securing a frame (7) made of a rigid member for carrying a heavy object such as a drive unit (3) for a walking assistance device on the hip of a wearer, a hip protective belt (4) made of...
8545373 Shoulder stretcher and method of use  
A human shoulder stretcher and method of use for gradual, progressive posterior capsular stretching to rehabilitate the shoulder, in particular to address tightness of the posterior capsule of the...
8545422 Moldable decorative material for splints or casts  
A moldable decorative splint material includes a heat-moldable sheet of splint material adapted to become sufficiently pliable when heated to a first temperature to allow the sheet to be molded...
8546637 Medical articles and methods of making using immiscible material  
Provided are medical articles (e.g., wound dressings) that include a pressure sensitive adhesive layer and methods of making the medical articles using immiscible materials that increase moisture...
8544472 Dental device  
A fastener suitable for connecting two parts of a dental splint together in a prearranged or predetermined spatial relationship to treat a person suffering from a sleep disorder is described. In...
8540687 Wound treatment apparatus  
A wound treatment apparatus comprises: a fluid drainage tube configured to be coupled to a fluid drainage passageway of a wound bandage; first and second fluid drainage receptacles coupled to the...
8540656 Apparatus and method for the treatment of fractures of the distal radius  
An apparatus and method for the treatment of fractures of the distal radius having a means for applying traction to a fractured forearm using a resilient cantilever spring digit gripping device to...
8541641 Aid for prevention of wound dehiscence  
A dehiscence preventive member is adapted to cover up a wound and surrounding tissues. A plurality of holding members are adapted to hold the dehiscence preventive member closely upon the wound...
8540655 Weight-bearing lower extremity brace  
The present disclosure relates, according to some embodiments, to a device and/or system (e.g., redistributing weight away from a subject's foot), which may comprise (a) a platform, (b) at least...
8539647 Limited durability fastening for a garment  
A limited durability fastening for a garment. The garment is provided with fastening members which engage to close the fastening and the fastening members are provided with means for controlling...
8535254 Lumbar traction device  
A lumbar traction device is herein disclosed. The lumbar traction device includes a lumbar support member to be worn adjacent to a lumbar region of a user, at least one lower leg support to be...
8535295 Protective cover  
A protective cover for a site on a patient is provided which provides an effective moisture barrier to the site. The cover includes a first, absorptive layer which absorbs and wicks away any...
8534289 Apparatus for reducing snoring  
A mouthpiece for reducing snoring is provided. The mouthpiece includes an upper guard configured to fit over the upper teeth of a user, a lower guard configured to fit over the lower teeth of the...
8535255 Therapeutic boots stabilization wedge  
A device for stabilizing a limb, typically when the limb is in a therapeutic boot. A wedge-shaped stabilization block includes an outwardly-extending tether. A fastener in the form of spaced...