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9039721 Instruments for delivering transfascial sutures and methods of transfascial suturing  
An instrument for delivering a suture transfascially may include a handle, a shaft extending from the handle, and at least one needle that is moveable to an extended position beyond the end of the...
9033865 Treatment tool for endoscope  
A treatment tool for an endoscope including: an insertion section inserted from a mouth ring provided at the base-end portion of a channel of the endoscope to the inside of the channel; an...
9033864 Endoscope including a torque generation component or torque delivery component disposed within an insertable portion of the endoscope and a surgical cutting assembly insertable within the endoscope  
An endoscope for removing tissue at a surgical site includes an elongated tubular body insertable within a mammalian cavity of a patient. An instrument channel extends between a first opening at a...
9028517 Surgical disc removal tool  
The disclosure provides a tissue removal device including customizable tips. The tissue removal device may include an outer shaft and a threaded shaft. One aspect of disclosure may include a shaft...
9028500 Surgical instrument  
The invention relates to a surgical instrument, in particular a sliding shaft instrument, with a main part, and a moveable part relative thereto, with a handle attached to the main part,...
9028520 Tissue separating systems and methods  
Systems and methods for separating an object such as a pacing lead from a patient tissue involve a flexible and torqueable shaft having an internal lumen sized to receive the object, and a hard...
9028504 Endoscopic surgical blade and method of use thereof  
An endoscopic surgical blade is disclosed. The blade is of a low-profile design, having a downward angled cutting surface that is radiused at its upper end. The blade is part of an endoscopic...
9028516 Surgical instrument and method of use for releasing soft tissue  
A surgical instrument for use in releasing soft tissue within the human body. The surgical instrument has a handle with proximal and distal ends with a tube connected to the distal end. The...
9023015 Laparoscopic instruments, attachable end effectors and methods relating to same  
There is provided a method of attaching an end effector to a surgical instrument having a center rod with a distal tip. The method includes providing an end effector having a base and a coupler...
9011472 Surgical tool with hydrodynamic dissipation brake  
Systems and methods are provided for passively dissipating a rotational speed of a fluid-driven rotatable shaft. In particular, a dissipation member is provided for dissipating the rotational...
8992424 Endo-surgical device and method  
An endo-surgical device, system and method are provided. The endo-surgical device includes a flared prow that limits the displacement and rotation of the cannula to keep the knife away from...
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...
8979879 Nucleus chopper and splitter  
A surgical instrument for both chopping and splitting the nucleus of an eye has a handle housing a shaft mounted within a guide tube which slides into and out of the instrument to bring first and...
8979880 Compact endoscopic surgical blade assembly and method of use thereof  
An endoscopic surgical device comprising a slotted clear cannula, a blade and a housing, wherein the cannula is attached to the housing, and wherein the blade is enclosed in the housing and is...
8979878 Instrument for the surgical removal of a defective heart valve  
An instrument for the surgical removal of a defective heart valve. The instrument has elements that can be collapsed, in which the instrument cutting elements are collapsed when the instrument is...
8974480 Nucleus chopper and splitter  
A surgical instrument which both incises and splits the nucleus of a lens has a pair of 5 spring steel segments slidably received in a metallic tube. Each segment terminates in a tip. As the...
8974400 Instrument for applying therapeutic cells, with distal portion for processing therapeutic cells  
A tissue harvesting and processing apparatus comprises a body and a distally extending needle. The needle includes an aperture configured to receive tissue. A tissue cutting member is movable...
8968347 Dual-mode illumination for surgical instrument  
An illuminated surgical instrument is disclosed. One embodiment of the present invention comprises an illuminated vitrectomy probe. The vitrectomy probe has a cutting port disposed at a distal end...
8968346 Miniature shredding tool for use in medical applications and methods for making  
The present invention relates generally to the field of micro-scale or millimeter scale devices and to the use of multi-layer multi-material electrochemical fabrication methods for producing such...
8961423 Ultrasound catheter apparatus  
Ultrasound catheter devices and methods of the present invention generally provide for ablation and/or disruption of vascular occlusions. An ultrasound transmission member, such as a wire,...
8961551 Retractable separating systems and methods  
A method for detaching an object from a patient includes providing a tool having a sheath, and a separating assembly operably coupled to a distal end of the sheath. The separating assembly...
8956376 Reentry catheter and method thereof  
The invention generally relates to method and apparatus for crossing an obstruction in a tubular member, and more particularly to a medical device method for crossing of a chronic occlusion in a...
8951273 Surgical instrument for endoscopic surgical procedures  
A surgical instrument for endoscopic surgery having a solid or transparent body and open windows on each of the opposing sides at the distal end, proximate a top open region. The open windows can...
8945015 Ablation probe with fluid-based acoustic coupling for ultrasonic tissue imaging and treatment  
Devices and systems for ultrasonically imaging tissue and performing ablation therapy are disclosed. An ablation probe for treating and imaging body tissue includes an ablation electrode tip with...
8945021 Removing tissue  
Tissue can be removed from a patient with a catheter or other medical device having a cutting member. A source of suction can be coupled to the device for suctioning removed tissue through a lumen...
8945163 Methods and devices for cutting and fastening tissue  
Methods and devices are provided for cutting and fastening tissue. In one embodiment, a surgical device can be used to at least partially transect a stomach by not cutting and/or not fastening a...
8939963 Surgical instruments with sheathed tendons  
A flexible surgical instrument employs sheaths around tendons that actuate an end effector or other mechanisms in a distal tip of the instrument. A liquid lubricant can be introduced in the...
8940005 Locking flexible surgical instruments  
A flexible-shaft surgical instrument has a compression member that is distally movable to provide a compression force between the compression member and a distal compression bearing to compress a...
8936614 Combined unilateral/bilateral jaws on a surgical instrument  
A surgical instrument includes a housing supporting first and second actuators thereon, and an elongated shaft extending distally from the housing. First and second drive members extend through...
8936598 Spinal disc preparation tool  
A spinal disc preparation tool is provided that includes an elongate shaft having an inner lumen extending therethrough along a longitudinal axis between proximal and distal ends thereof. A lower...
8932312 Instrument and system for surgical cutting and evoked potential monitoring  
A surgical cutting instrument for use with a drive motor, and related system and method, is described. The surgical cutting instrument includes an elongated drive member, a cutting tip secured to...
8926613 Method and apparatus for forming a bone hole  
A method and tool for creating a location for a fixation device to be secured to a bone. The method includes bringing a bone cutting tool extending along a longitudinal axis into engagement with...
8920450 Material removal device and method of use  
An atherectomy catheter having an inner drive shaft which rotates a distal rotary tissue borer with a helical cutting surface which enables the catheter to cut through and cross a CTO....
8920419 Apparatus and method for tubeset with drive axle  
A device comprising: a handpiece having one or more attachment ports; a tubeset having one or more attachment features for connecting the tubeset to the one or more attachment ports in the...
8915910 Electrosurgical system  
Phase end point determination is provided to automatically halt the application of energy to tissue. Prior to the application of energy, the phase end point determination is identified by...
8911461 Suture cutter and method of cutting suture  
Suture cutters and methods of cutting suture in a surgical procedure. The suture cutter may include an actuator, an intermediate cannula portion and a movable cutting assembly. The cutting...
8911459 Debulking catheters and methods  
A method of removing material from a blood flow lumen includes providing a device having a cutting element and an opening, the cutting element being movable relative to the opening. The method...
8906052 Method and device for the treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy  
A method and device for the treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. The device includes a cutting device for resection of a thickened myocardium. The operator positions the cutting device...
8900260 Surgical milling cutter  
A surgical milling cutter includes a milling cutter bracket, a locking device and a bottom electric motor connected successively. The milling cutter bracket includes a fixing seat with a through...
8900161 Tissue sampling device and method  
A tissue sampling device includes a cannula having an elongate tubular body with a sharpened coring tip. A shaft extends within the cannula and is coupled with a cutter having an axially advancing...
8893722 Surgical endoscopic cutting device and method for its use  
A surgical endoscopic cutting device includes cutting elements fitted in a protective tube. The device has an inlet for fluid, a discharge outlet for tissue and fluid, and a further outlet that...
8894675 Tubular ligament cutting implement  
A cutting implement includes a first tubular portion and a second tubular portion. Each tubular portion is hollow and includes a blade element at a distal end. The blade element helps define an...
8894676 Tubular ligament cutting implement  
A cutting implement includes a first tubular portion and a second tubular portion. Each tubular portion is hollow and includes a blade element at a distal end. The blade element helps define an...
8888801 Atherectomy devices and methods  
The devices and methods generally relate to treatment of occluded body lumens. In particular, the present devices and methods relate to removal of the occluding material from the blood vessels as...
8882680 Insertable endoscopic instrument for tissue removal  
An improved flexible endoscopic instrument to precisely and efficiently obtains samples of flat polyps and multiple polyps from a patient by debriding one or more polyps and retrieving the...
8845621 Apparatus for rotating medical devices, systems including the apparatus, and associated methods  
A rooter includes a rotatable element, an actuator for causing the rotatable element to rotate, and a coupling feature for rotatably coupling an elongate medical instrument to the rotatable...
8845638 Tissue disruption device and corresponding methods  
A tissue disruption device (10) for deployment via a rigid conduit (100) includes a rotary tissue disruptor (12) insertable along the conduit with its axis of rotation (14) parallel to the...
8845520 Selective compliance wire actuated mobile platform, particularly for endoscopic surgical devices  
A wire-operated selective compliance mobile platform (100), in particular for endoscopic surgery devices, obtains a perfect and precise mobility and thus it allows to handle, in the most effective...
8840631 Compartment syndrome treatment method and surgical instrument for same  
A subcutaneous fasciotomy is performed to relieve pressure due to compartment syndrome. A small incision is made in a patient's skin. A surgical instrument is advanced through the entry location,...
8834501 Scissors assembly  
An endoscopic scissor instrument includes an elongate hollow member, an actuator that moves axially through the hollow member, and first and second scissor blades with respective cutting surfaces....