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9039701 Channeling paths into bone  
System and methods are shown having a tube-within-tube assembly with a deployable curved deflectable tube or cannula that deploys from a straight cannula or trocar. The curved cannula has a...
9039723 Surgical puncture access  
A surgical device mitigates over-puncture with a bias spring that biases a leading, cutting edge in the opposite direction of the anticipated over-puncture. An associated locking mechanism is...
9028507 Follicular extraction punch and method  
Provided herein is an instrument and method useful to incise in to the skin to a precise depth and at a specific angle with respect to the surface of the skin of a patient, for the extraction of...
9023073 Multi-trocar system  
A trocar mandrel comprises a head, a first mandrel having an elongated shaft, a proximal end of said first mandrel being mounted at said head. At least a second trocar mandrel having an elongated...
9023292 Blood sampling device comprising at least one filter  
Disclosed herein is a device for sampling blood by capillarity for separating a plasma phase of the blood from the cell phase. The device is a strip and includes a filter having a membrane with no...
9023059 Ventilation device and insertion system therefor  
A ventilation device includes a hollow body having a main portion, at least one distal member coupled to a distal end of the main portion and at least one proximal member coupled to a proximal end...
9017357 Puncture apparatus  
A puncture apparatus includes a puncture needle for puncturing living body tissue of a living body, and a vaginal-insertion assembly positionable in a vagina of the living body. The...
9011475 Puncture apparatus  
A puncture apparatus includes a puncture needle for puncturing living body tissue, an axial portion, a puncture member including an interlock portion interlocking the puncture needle and the axial...
9011474 Laparoscopic instrument and trocar systems and related surgical method  
Laparoscopic instruments and trocars are provided for performing laparoscopic procedures entirely through the umbilicus. A generally C-shaped trocar provides increased work space between the hands...
9011324 Access assembly including one or more foldable caps  
An access assembly is provided including a tubular member having a proximal end and a distal end, the proximal end in mechanical cooperation with a foldable cap member having a first set of lumens...
8998943 Methods and apparatuses for fluoro-less or near fluoro-less percutaneous surgery access  
A needle access assembly and method for obtaining percutaneous needle access with little or no fluoroscopy. The method can include selecting a target for percutaneous access, directing a laser...
8998936 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...
8992556 Transseptal puncture apparatus  
Devices and methods for performing a transeptal puncture procedure are described. In certain embodiments, the device includes a blunt outer needle, and a second inner needle disposed...
8986324 Systems and methods for harvesting follicular units  
Systems and methods are provided for harvesting hair grafts from a body surface utilizing a removal tool comprising first and second elongated bodies. The described systems and methods serve to...
8986278 Methods and devices for pericardial access  
Devices and methods for accessing the pericardial space of a heart are described here. Access devices may generally comprise a tissue-engaging member, a tissue-piercing member, and a guide...
8979867 Vitreous cutter  
A vitrectomy or needle made of a hard resistance metal glass alloy. The wall of the outer tubing or the entire needle can be illuminated when connected to a light source. The instrument, when...
8979883 Obturator tip  
A surgical instrument for use with a surgical portal apparatus includes an elongate shaft defining a longitudinal axis. A dilating member disposed at a distal end of the elongate shaft and has a...
8979882 Devices, methods, and kits for forming tracts in tissue  
Described here are methods and devices for forming tracts in tissue. Some of the devices feature an elongate member, a suction member coupled to a distal portion of the elongate member, and a...
8974481 Instrument for producing a skin opening for minimally invasive surgery  
For producing a skin opening for minimally invasive surgery an instrument is employed, comprising a grip (10) and a puncture awl (16). The puncture awl (16) is provided on the distal end of a grip...
8961549 Retrograde entry antegrade placement for femoral artery access  
A Retrograde Entry Antegrade Placement (REAP) method and apparatus facilitate the antegrade (i.e., in the direction of blood flow) placement of endovascular devices for treatment of lower...
8961550 Steerable endoluminal punch  
A steerable transseptal punch.
8951276 Systems and methods for percutaneous intravascular access and guidewire placement  
A device for allowing passage of a guidewire from a primary blood vessel to an adjacent secondary blood vessel includes a main body having a primary lumen and a secondary lumen, and a piercing...
8951277 Tamponade trocar device and method  
A tamponade trocar includes an elongate balloon having a closed distal end and is adapted to expand from a small diameter to a large diameter. A cannula is positioned at a proximal portion within...
8951275 Trocar for use during endoscopy  
According to the present invention, there is provided a trocar including an insert end, the insert end including a fluid and airtight chamber. Also provided is a method of maintaining a fluid and...
8945142 Delivery system for implanting nasal ventilation tube  
Delivery systems and methods of creating an accessory maxillary ostium and implanting a ventilation tube for purposes of ventilation, irrigation, infusion or procedural work are described. The...
8939911 Ultrasonic probe and apparatus for obtaining ultrasonic image  
The ultrasonic probe comprises an ultrasonic transducer section in which a plural of ultrasonic transducers arranged in a row in the scanning direction, an acoustic lens and a low attenuation...
8940008 Transseptal access device and method of use  
Systems, devices, and methods are provided for transseptal access of septa within a patient. The device can be advanced to a septum, e.g., towards a fossa ovalis. Instead of applying positive...
8940007 Trocar assembly with obturator dissector  
A surgical system for penetrating tissue includes an obturator including an obturator housing and an obturator member extending from the obturator housing. The obturator member defines a...
8932316 Methods and devices for diagnosing, monitoring, or treating medical conditions through an opening through an airway wall  
Methods and devices for diagnosing, monitoring, and/or treating tissue through an opening or port through an airway wall are provided herein.
8932315 Systems and methods for percutaneous occlusion crossing  
The present invention provides methods and apparatuses for crossing or bypassing total or near total occlusions of vessels through the use of elongate members and specialized catheters that...
8920456 Insufflation damper for endoscopic vessel dissector/harvester  
A vessel harvesting apparatus is provided for removing a vessel from a patient. An endoscopic instrument has a distal end with a vessel harvesting tip and has a proximal end with a handle. The...
8918207 Operator input device for a robotic surgical system  
A robotic surgical system includes a master controller with an input handle and robotic manipulator assemblies including a surgical end effector and an endoscopic camera. The input handle is...
8911366 Surgical access apparatus and method  
A surgical access device includes a single valve that forms a seal with the body wall and provides an access channel into a body cavity. The valve has properties for creating a zero seal in the...
8911463 Bladed/bladeless obturator for use in a surgical trocar assembly  
An obturator assembly is provided and generally includes an obturator housing and a support tube extending distally from the obturator housing. A shield nose is affixed to a distal end of the...
8911464 Puncture apparatus  
A puncture apparatus includes a puncture needle for puncturing living body tissue, an axial portion, a puncture member including an interlock portion interlocking the puncture needle and the axial...
8906051 Methods and systems for performing submucosal medical procedures  
Instruments, systems and methods are provided for performing submucosal medical procedures in a desired area of the digestive tract using endoscopy. Instruments include a safe access needle...
8906056 Access trocar and related method thereof  
System and method that is directed to medical treatments of organs having anatomical spaces, such as (but not limited to) the heart and the pericardial space. Specifically, an apparatus and method...
8900193 Fast-acting or rotating transseptal needle  
A transseptal medical device (10, 110) is provided including a dilator (12, 112), a needle (14, 114), and a needle control mechanism (22, 122). The needle (14, 114) may be disposed within the...
8900263 Slotted introducer needle and method for accessing a body lumen  
An introducer needle for accessing a body lumen includes an annular-shaped body having a distal end and a proximal end, a leading edge formed on the distal end, and a slot defined in the leading...
8894679 Surgical puncture access with preload lock  
A surgical device mitigates over-puncture with a bias spring that biases a leading, cutting edge in the opposite direction of the anticipated over-puncture. An associated locking mechanism is...
8894568 Normalization and stabilization of balloon surfaces for deflation  
A deflation device for use in deflating an inflatable or implantable balloon device, comprising, in combination: an endoscope tube, having a distal end, a proximal end, and a lumen; a cap disposed...
8883245 Method of coating surgical needles  
A novel silicone coating process for surgical needles is disclosed. Coating solutions are applied to a surgical needle and a stream of air is directed at the needle in a direction substantially...
8870911 Forceps comprising a trocar tip  
The present invention relates to a forceps comprising an elongate body, a grip region at end of the elongate body, the grip region comprising a lever, a grasping assembly at the opposite end of...
8870904 Access sealing apparatus and method  
A surgical access device includes a seal housing and a roller disposed in the housing and defining a working channel. The roller may be stationary or movable within the seal housing to form both a...
8845670 Trocar assembly with obturator design  
An obturator for use in penetrating tissue includes an elongate member defining a longitudinal axis, and having a proximal end and a distal end, and a penetrating member adjacent the distal end of...
8834506 Method for puncturing the pericardial membrane by synchronizing needle advancement with cardiac muscle motion  
A method for puncturing a pericardial membrane of a human patient, the method comprising inserting a needle into the chest of the human patient, detecting a phase of a mechanical activity of the...
8838206 Veress needle with illuminated tip and cavity penetration indicator  
A Veress needle assembly comprises an outer steel tube with a sharpened tip at the distal end surrounding an inner rod having a blunt distal end. The proximal end of the inner rod is spring biased...
8834505 Tamponade trocar device and method  
A tamponade trocar includes an elongate balloon having a closed distal end and is adapted to expand from a small diameter to a large diameter. A cannula is positioned at a proximal portion within...
8821526 Trocar  
A trocar is described. The trocar is formed of a biocompatible material, such as but not limited to stainless steel. Accordingly, the trocar is reusable for a relatively large number of surgical...
8814897 Contagion prevention systems  
Contagion prevention systems used in oral examinations.