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8998948 Manipulator  
Provided is a manipulator including a first forceps piece and a second forceps piece, which are connected by a pivotal axle and have a gripping part opened or closed on a leading end side thereof....
8992550 Suture system with capsule eyelet providing multiple suture tissue fixation  
A method of suturing tissue includes driving a needle from a tool through tissue to form a channel in the tissue; inserting the needle into a capsule that is connected to a first length of suture...
8906043 Laparoscopic suturing instrument with perpendicular eccentric needle motion  
A suture needle driving instrument comprises a shaft and an end effector. The end effector is located at the distal end of the shaft and includes a pair of needle grasping arms. Each grasping arm...
8894668 Surgical instrument  
A surgical instrument for holding a suturing needle comprises an operating section, an insert section having an insert-section distal end extension at a distal end of an insert section body, a...
8727968 Medical treatment endoscope with a positioning mechanism  
Provided is a medical treatment endoscope including: an endoscope main body which includes an elongated insertion portion having a lumen and an image capturing mechanism disposed in a distal end...
8702732 Laparoscopic suturing instrument with dual-action needle graspers  
A suture needle driving instrument comprises a shaft, an end effector, and a grasping actuation assembly. The end effector is located at the distal end of the shaft and includes a pair of grasping...
8696690 Continuous driver with changeable parameters  
The present invention relates generally to a continuous driver device with changeable parameters, more specifically, a continuous driver with changeable parameters used in surgical procedures such...
8685045 Limited access suturing devices, system, and methods  
Medical suturing devices, systems, and methods will be useful for endoscopic (with or without access ports) or other surgeries in which access is limited, including ear, nose, and throat...
8679136 Needle capture device  
A needle capture device includes a flexible tubular member, a flexible shaft extending through the tubular member, a proximal handle for moving the shaft and tubular member relative to each other,...
8663250 Suturing instrument with dual needles and method of passing suture  
An apparatus and method for passing suture in tissue repair and other surgical procedures. The apparatus includes a pair of jaws mounted on a distal end of a shaft, a handle assembly mounted on a...
8641597 Surgical procedure for the treatment of female urinary incontinece: tension-free inside-out transobturator urethral suspension  
A new, quick, simple, efficient, safe, and reproducible surgical technique for the treatment of female urinary incontinence, in which the posterior urethra is suspended using a tape passed through...
8638191 Wireless hand-control of device by means of wireless button  
A system for providing wireless remote control over one or more devices. Included in the system is at least one wireless button that can be placed at various locations and which communicates with...
8623048 Suturing instrument  
An apparatus and a method for surgical suturing with thread management. An apparatus for tissue suturing including a cartridge having a suturing needle having a pointed end, a blunt end, the...
8617187 Replaceable tip suturing devices, system, and methods for use with differing needles  
Medical suturing devices, systems, and methods will be useful for endoscopic or open surgeries, including ear, nose, and throat procedures. Articulation motions may be transferred from a handle to...
8535348 Surgical needle holder  
The surgical needle holder includes two elongated arms having scissor finger loops on one end and a pair of needle gripping jaws on the opposite end. The elongated arms are pivotally attached to...
8529583 Surgical clip removal apparatus  
Apparatus and methods for removing surgical fasteners. The apparatus includes a mechanism for opening the fastener so that it may be removed from, for example, tissue, prostheses or graft material.
8480689 Suturing device  
A surgical suturing device has a grasper device that is translatable within an outer lumen where a first end of a needle is grasped with the grasper device. The needle may be resilient to a curved...
8303621 Surgical treatment instrument  
A surgical treatment instrument according to the invention includes an insertion portion, an operation portion provided on one end of the insertion portion, a treatment portion provided so as to...
8303627 Patent foramen ovale closure device and method  
A device for closure of a patent foramen ovale. The device includes at least one elongated tissue anchor at the distal end of the device. A distal end portion of the tissue anchor is selectively...
8257371 Limited access suturing devices, system, and methods  
Medical suturing devices, systems, and methods will be useful for endoscopic (with or without access ports) or other surgeries in which access is limited, including ear, nose, and throat...
8241306 Rigidly-linked articulating wrist with decoupled motion transmission  
The present invention is a device having a rigidly linked jaw that is decoupled from an articulating wrist. The device provides for articulating motion as well as actuation that may be used in...
8202293 Clip applier and methods of use  
An apparatus for delivering a closure element can include a splittable carrier tube and a splitter to split the tube. The carrier tube can have an outer surface retaining a closure element in a...
8182492 Medical instrument, especially uterus manipulator  
A medical instrument, especially a uterus manipulator, comprises a shaft, an actuator movable relative to said shaft in order to move a tool and a locking device to lock the actuator relative to...
8066737 Needle for suturing instrument  
An apparatus and a method for surgical suturing with thread management. An apparatus for tissue suturing including a cartridge having a suturing needle having a pointed end, a blunt end and...
8038689 Intracoelomic suturing and ligating method  
A manipulator includes a composite input unit that is manually operable by the fingers, a connector shaft extending from an operating unit, and a working unit mounted on the distal end of the...
8012161 Surgical suturing apparatus with measurement structure  
There is disclosed suture manipulating instrumentation having measuring structure to determine the length of suture during a given point in a surgery. The instrument is preferably a surgical...
7803167 Handle for suturing apparatus  
Methods and apparatus are provided for closing incisions within biological tissue. In one embodiment, a device and method are provided for suturing biological tissue, such as, for example, an...
7182770 Needle positioning forceps  
A hand-held surgical instrument is well-suited to fluoroscopic x-ray imaging. In needle-positioning forceps, an instrument according to the invention preferably exhibits a length of 8 inches or...
7137988 Needle driver  
An improved needle driver, wherein the needle driver includes an elongated body having a substantially hollow interior portion and a first and second ends. An actuator extending from the first end...
6949110 Connector assembly for a surgical tool  
A connector assembly for connecting a surgical saw blade to a housing of a surgical instrument. The connector assembly allows a surgeon to align, insert and lock the surgical blade in the collet...
6945978 Heart valve catheter  
A medical device and method for treating a heart valve. In one embodiment, the medical device has a catheter, at least one needle disposed within the catheter, and a nonadjustable fastener...
6932825 Vessel occlusion clamp  
A surgical clamp for occluding a body conduit includes first and second jaws moveable relative to each other in a generally parallel relationship. A handle assembly is operable to move the jaws...
6911034 Suturing method and apparatus  
A suturing apparatus comprises an elongated body, at least one arms movable relative to the elongated body and at least one needle movable relative to the elongated body. The arm releasably holds...
6454777 Apparatus and method for suturing a blood vessel  
A vascular suturing device is disclosed which includes an elongated tubular body defining opposed proximal and distal end portions and having a longitudinal axis extending therethrough, the body...
6428560 Apparatus for safely removing a needle from a subcutaneous septum  
An apparatus for safely removing a needle from a subcutaneous septum, comprising a pair of blades, each having corresponding first and second ends, pivotally jointed together at their first ends...
6270508 End effector and instrument for endoscopic and general surgery needle control  
A surgical instrument for use in laparoscopy is provided, comprising a tubular member having a proximal end and a distal end, a first end effector piece pivotably mounted to the tubular member...
6224614 Suturing instrument with angled needle holder and method for use thereof  
An instrument and method for suturing anatomical tissue with a suture needle includes a barrel having two needle holders therein which can be manipulated from a proximal end of the barrel to cause...
6206894 Electrically powered needle holder to assist in suturing  
In accordance with the present invention there is provided a device for use with a needle with a suture attached to it. The device is used for suturing bodily tissue and comprises a handle, a...
6159224 Multiple needle suturing instrument and method  
A suturing instrument having needle holders for passing a needle through anatomical tissue. Needles are dispensed from an integral portion of the instrument and loaded into a needle holder prior...
6146391 Laparoscopic forceps  
The present invention provides laparoscopic forceps which can grasp surgical and/or laparoscopic implements and automatically orient the surgical and/or laparoscopic implements to a predetermined...
6146392 Needle holding and manipulating instrument  
A needle clamp is used to clamp and manipulate a suturing needle having a given radius of curvature. The clamp includes a pair of opposed arms that have an open position for insertion of the...
6132441 Rigidly-linked articulating wrist with decoupled motion transmission  
The present invention is a device having a rigidly linked jaw that is decoupled from an articulating wrist. The device provides for articulating motion as well as actuation that may be used in...
6102920 Needle grasping apparatus  
Apparatus for needle grasping and performing a second modality comprising a sheath axially extending between distal and proximal ends thereof. The device includes an inner hollow tube with a slot...
6086601 Instrument and method for suturing anatomical tissue and tying suture material  
An instrument and method for suturing anatomical tissue with a suture needle and typing a knot in the suture material includes a barrel having two needle holders therein which can be manipulated...
6077278 Suture needle holder  
A twirlable suture needle holder is operable by one hand. A palm piece (300) rests against the palm and a finger piece is held between the thumb and fingers. The finger piece has a sleeve (100)...
6071289 Surgical device for suturing tissue  
A surgical device is described for assisting a surgeon in suturing bodily tissue using a curved, surgical needle with a suture filament attached. The surgical device comprises a handle, an...
6051004 Combination needle holder and suture cutter medical instrument  
A combination needle holder and suture cutter medical instrument is disclosed. The surgical instrument includes a first handle pivotally joined to a second handle to define opposing jaws at a...
6048351 Transvaginal suturing system  
A method and device for the placement of sutures and for the purpose of approximating tissue. The invention relates to devices for approximation, ligation and fixation of tissue using a suture, to...
6030393 Needle and procedure for relieving urinary incontinence  
An incontinence needle includes a needle, a finger grip, and a suture. The needle has an atraumatic tip on one end and the suture swaged on the other end thereof. The finger grip includes a rocker...
5993467 Suturing instrument with rotatably mounted spreadable needle holder  
An instrument for suturing anatomical tissue with a suture needle includes a housing, an elongate shaft having a proximal end mounted by the housing and a distal end with a peripheral edge, and a...

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