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9039716 Dissecting-swatting surgical stapling device and methods of use  
A material-fastening device and related fastener and methods for use, and more particularly, a device with segments of the fastener capable of being independently exposed from a holding mechanism...
9033201 Methods and apparatus for fixing sheet-like materials to a target tissue  
A device for attaching a sheet-like implant to a target tissue. The device includes a fastener push rod including a first portion, a second portion and a force limiting mechanism operably coupled...
9034001 Slotted anchor device  
A slotted anchor that secures to a connector as part of an anchor assembly is disclosed. The slotted anchor includes a pair of spaced apart prongs which join together at a slot inception. The...
9034002 Lock bar spring and clip for implant deployment device  
A system for closing an aperture in a biological tissue includes an implant deployment device having at least one frame arm. At least one clip is connected to the at least one frame arm and...
9028511 Devices and methods for placement of partitions within a hollow body organ  
Devices and methods for tissue acquisition and fixation, or gastroplasty, are described. Generally, the devices of the system may be advanced in a minimally invasive manner within a patient's...
9023065 Devices, systems, and methods for supporting tissue and/or structures within a hollow body organ  
Devices, systems and methods support tissue in a body organ for the purpose of restoring or maintaining native function of the organ. The devices, systems, and methods do not require invasive,...
9017377 Occluder  
The invention relates to an occluder for closing a passage in a circulatory system comprising an expandable fixation unit for fixing the occluder on the passage, wherein the occluder can be...
9017350 Expandable occlusive structure  
An apparatus for treating a hollow anatomical structure comprises an implant comprising a plurality of bioabsorbable fibers. The implant has a compressed state in which the implant can fit within...
9017380 Surgical method, kit of parts, and implant  
A surgical method is provided, the method including the steps of: providing an artificial or allograft flexible planar structure; providing an implant, the implant including material liquefiable...
9010610 Buttress retention system for linear endostaplers  
An end effector for use with a surgical stapler comprising a staple cartridge having a tissue contacting surface, a first side surface, and a second side surface opposite the first side surface,...
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...
9010606 Surgical stapling apparatus  
A loading unit for use with a surgical stapling apparatus is provided and includes a tool assembly having a cartridge assembly and an anvil assembly that are movable in relation to one another; a...
9011468 Independent gripper  
The invention provides devices, systems and methods for tissue approximation and repair at treatment sites. The devices, systems and methods of the invention will find use in a variety of...
9011439 Selectively absorbable/biodegradable, fibrous composite constructs and applications thereof  
A family of selectively absorbable/biodegradable, fibrous composite constructs includes different combinations of biostable and absorbable/biodegradable yarns assembled as initially...
9005222 Self-anchoring sling and introducer system  
A system for supporting the urethra using an introducer needle, the ends of which are flattened and which have openings therethrough, a handle having a latch mechanism which engages the opening in...
9005219 Multifunctional core for two-piece hemostasis clip  
A device includes a clip including first and second arms distal ends of which are biased apart and a core member including first and second portions connected to one another via a frangible link....
9005250 System and devices for the repair of a vertebral disc defect  
A method of supporting a defect in the tissue of a living being includes the steps of: a) providing a delivery instrument that includes an elongated instrument, at least one barrier element, and a...
9005223 Temporary aids for deployment and fixation of tissue repair implants  
Novel deployment devices for use as adjuncts with tissue repair implants. The devices are removeably mounted to mesh tissue repair implant devices to manipulate the devices into position and...
9005224 Methods and apparatus for delivering and positioning sheet-like materials  
An implant delivery system for delivering a sheet-like implant is disclosed. The device includes an implant spreader assembly disposed proximate the distal end of a delivery shaft. The implant...
8992547 Methods and devices for creating tissue plications  
Devices and methods for forming and securing a tissue plication are disclosed herein. In one aspect, a tissue manipulation device is described that includes a first jaw member pivotally coupled to...
8992551 Composite surgical implants for soft tissue repair  
According to one aspect of the invention, composite implants for soft tissue repair are provided which comprise (a) a substantially two-dimensional piece of biologic matrix material and (b) one or...
8986328 Medical gripping device  
In a background-art medical gripping device, when a wall surface of an in vivo tissue has a large tear, a side portion of the tear can be gripped by the gripping device, but the other side portion...
8986377 Graft materials for surgical breast procedures  
Graft materials and devices for surgical breast procedures, as well as methods of making graft devices are described.
8986329 Methods for transluminal delivery of prosthetic valves  
A prosthetic valve assembly for use in replacing a deficient native valve comprises a replacement valve supported on an expandable valve support. The valve support, which entirely supports the...
8986326 Gasper and grasping tool  
Provided is a grasper including an introduction tube that is capable of being inserted into a body cavity; an operational elongate body that is inserted into the introduction tube so as to advance...
8979876 Devices and methods for tissue restoration  
Devices and methods for tissue restoration. In an exemplary embodiment of an implantable restraining device of the present disclosure, the device comprises a first engaging component and a second...
8979874 Method and apparatus for surgical fastening  
A surgical fastener system includes a plurality of fasteners having a throughbore with an internally threaded portion. The fasteners may engage with a threaded mandrel that passes through the...
8980302 Therapeutic implant  
Surgical implants of the present disclosed include a film comprising a first therapeutic agent and a mesh comprising a second therapeutic agent. The surgical implant includes a film in direct...
8979941 Devices for reducing the size of an internal tissue opening  
A medical system for treating an internal tissue opening can include a closure device and associated delivery device. The closure device can include a body portion operatively associated with a...
8979875 Methods and systems for medializing a turbinate  
Methods and systems for medializing a turbinate. Exemplary embodiments comprise methods and systems for repositioning a turbinate proximal to a septum. Certain embodiments comprise an implant and...
8973804 Cartridge assembly having a buttressing member  
A staple cartridge assembly includes a cartridge body. The cartridge body includes a deck and a plurality of staples deployable into tissue. The staple cartridge assembly also includes a...
8974368 Pelvic tissue support devices  
A delivery system is provided that is adapted to treat various urological pelvic disorders, such as prolapse, incontinence, and the like. The delivery system can include at least one biologic...
8968182 Implantable mesh combining biodegradable and non-biodegradable fibers  
Disclosed are mesh materials adapted for use in an implantable sling. The mesh materials include biodegradable and non-degradable components that may be adapted to facilitate scar-tissue ingrowth...
8968178 Transobturator surgical articles and methods  
Described are surgical articles, implants, and components suitable for surgical implant procedures including transobturator surgical procedures.
8968344 Fastening device, implant device, locking method, and operation method  
The invention relates to a fastening device for implant device, the fastening device comprising at least two fastening sections, where a first fastening section is arranged with a through hole, a...
8968419 Prosthesis comprising knitted material layers and method of manufacturing by ultrasonic welding  
The present invention relates to a prosthesis comprising at least two pieces of knitted fabric and to the method of manufacturing it using a sonotrode to perform ultrasonic welding. The prosthesis...
8961544 Dry composition wound dressings and adhesives comprising gelatin and transglutaminase in a cross-linked matrix  
Patches comprising dry gelatin compositions.
8962006 Composite mesh including a 3D mesh and a non porous film of oxidized cellulose from bacterial cellulose origin  
The present invention relates to a composite implant comprising: a prosthetic fabric having a first side and a second side, a non-porous film of bacterial cellulose secured to the first side of...
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...
8956373 Implantable prosthesis  
An implantable prosthesis for repairing an anatomical defect, such as a tissue or muscle wall hernia, including an umbilical hernia, and for preventing the occurrence of a hernia at a small...
8956389 Sealing device and delivery system  
The invention relates to a sealing device for repair of cardiac and vascular defects or tissue opening such as a patent foramen ovale (PFO) or shunt in the heart, the vascular system, etc. and...
8945157 Devices for approximating tissue and related methods of use  
Devices for approximating multiple tissue edges internal to a body are disclosed.
8945235 Removable deployment device, system, and method for implantable prostheses  
A prosthesis includes an enclosure. A flexible support structure is situated at least partially within the enclosure and is removable therefrom. The flexible support structure occupies a total...
8945177 Gripper pusher mechanism for tissue apposition systems  
The invention provides devices, systems and methods for tissue approximation and repair at treatment sites. The devices, systems and methods of the invention will find use in a variety of...
8945155 Clip for assisting surgical procedures  
The present invention provides a clip for use during surgical procedure, comprising a body, said body is characterized by a main longitudinal axis and having a distal end and a proximal end...
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...
8945156 Tissue fixation  
Methods and apparatuses are provided for tissue fixation. In some aspects, an apparatus includes: a carrier member having a first part, a second part, and a junction therebetween; first attachment...
8944992 Implantable support with dilator attached to arm  
A pelvic organ prolapse treatment device includes an implantable support configured to treat a prolapsed area of a patient such as urethrocele prolapse, cystocele prolapse, vault prolapse, uterine...
8940015 Asymmetrical medical devices for treating a target site and associated method  
Embodiments of the present invention provide medical devices and methods for treating a target site within the body, such as for treating vascular abnormalities. For example, one embodiment...
8940017 Implant for hernia repair  
A hernia repair implant includes a first layer for facing a body structure having a hernia defect to cover the defect while promoting tissue growth into the first layer from the body structure....