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9265453 Medical device inserters and processes of inserting and using medical devices  
An apparatus for insertion of a medical device in the skin of a subject is provided, as well as methods of inserting medical devices.
9125672 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools  
Disclosed herein are methods, compositions and tools for repairing articular surfaces repair materials and for repairing an articular surface. The articular surface repairs are customizable or...
9125673 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools  
Disclosed herein are methods, compositions and tools for repairing articular surfaces repair materials and for repairing an articular surface. The articular surface repairs are customizable or...
9119607 Heart occlusion devices  
The present invention is specifically directed to a heart occlusion device with a self-centering mechanism. The heart occlusion device includes two separate uniquely shaped wires 12, 14, each...
9101407 Anterior cervical plate  
An anterior cervical plate system is provided. The cervical plate includes a retention ring with a deflectable flange that is upwardly spaced from the top surface of the ring and configured to...
9095367 Flexible harmonic waveguides/blades for surgical instruments  
In one embodiment, a surgical instrument comprises an articulable harmonic waveguide. The articulable harmonic waveguide comprises a first drive section comprising a proximal end and a distal end....
9095359 Tissue ablation system with energy distribution  
A microwave ablation system includes an energy source adapted to generate microwave energy and a power splitting device having an input adapted to connect to the energy source and a plurality of...
9078679 Method and apparatus for a radiolucent and MRI compatible cranial stabilization pin  
A substantially radiolucent cranial stabilization pin is adapted for use with a fixture for immobilizing a patient's head during a medical procedure. The pin includes a tip and a body, which are...
9066749 Cutting or scoring balloon and apparatus therefor  
A cutting or scoring balloon (26) is provided with a plurality of cutting or scoring elements (34) and is wrapped onto a balloon catheter (12) such that the cutting or scoring elements (34)...
9066730 Medical device  
An attachment for a surgical instrument including a drive input hub for connection to a power source; a drive output hub for connection to a surgical instrument; and a body connecting the drive...
9050120 Apparatus and method of user interface with alternate tool mode for robotic surgical tools  
In one implementation, a method is disclosed in which a lock sensing mode is entered for a robotic surgical instrument. In the lock sensing mode, the degrees of freedom of movement in the robotic...
9050077 Suture anchor inserter  
The present disclosure relates to a suture anchor inserter. The suture anchor inserter includes a handle having a proximal component, a central component coupled to the proximal component, and a...
9050067 Percutaneous nephrostomy plug delivery device  
A device for delivering a percutaneous nephrostomy plug is provided. The device comprises a tubular member configured for insertion into a biological body. The device further comprises a handle...
9044272 Multiplanar bone anchor system  
The present teachings provide one or more surgical implements for repairing damaged tissue, such as in the case of a spinal fixation procedure. A bone anchor is provided. The anchor can include a...
9039708 Bone fixing system  
This disclosure provides a system for securing a bone to a rod, the system comprising a ligature, a body, and two fasteners. The ligature has two free ends and an intermediate portion...
9039744 Spinal plate assembly  
The present invention is directed to implantable devices for stabilizing or fusing bone structures within the spine. More specifically, the present invention is a spinal plate assembly that...
9039743 Systems and methods for the fusion of the sacral-iliac joint  
The sacral-iliac joint between an iliac and a sacrum is fused either by the creation of a lateral insertion path laterally through the ilium, through the sacral-iliac joint, and into the sacrum,...
9039683 Bone fixation system  
A bone fixation system is provided. The bone fixation system may include a plate, one or more fasteners configured to attach the plate to a target anatomical location such as bone, and a surgical...
9039739 Suture anchor  
A suture anchor comprising a one piece blank folded to form a body. The body has a floor, a first sidewall extending from one end of the floor and a second sidewall extending from an opposite end...
9039611 Laparoscopic instrument and trocar system and related surgical method  
Laparoscopic instruments and cannulas are provided for performing laparoscopic procedures entirely through the umbilicus. Generally S-shaped laparoscopic instruments placed through the C-shaped...
9039712 Shape modification system for a cooling chamber of a medical device  
The present invention provides a medical device having an catheter body defining proximal and distal portions, and a guidewire lumen at least partially disposed within and movable within the...
9039685 Robotic surgery system including position sensors using fiber bragg gratings  
A surgical instrument is provided, including: at least one articulatable arm having a distal end, a proximal end, and at least one joint region disposed between the distal and proximal ends; an...
9039774 Anchoring device and system for an intervertebral implant, intervertebral implant and implantation instrument  
Various embodiments of intervertebral implants, anchoring devices for intervertebral implants, and implantation instrumentation are provided, along with various embodiments of methods for using...
9039768 Composite vertebral spacers and instrument  
An intervertebral fusion cage that is adapted to contain an inserter within its inner volume during insertion of the cage.
9039719 Method for treating the prostate  
The invention comprises a method for treating a prostate to alleviate prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and other conditions. The method involves inserting a tool to create a...
9039697 Electrosurgical methods and devices employing inductive energy  
This disclosure relates generally to methods and devices for modifying biological tissue. In one embodiment, a device is provided suitable for applying RF energy to a treatment site in the...
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...
9039706 External bone fixation device  
The present application discloses embodiments related to an external bone fixation device configured to correct bone deformities or repair bone injuries. The device can include a plurality of...
9039727 Temporary vascular filter  
The present invention provides a method of deploying a medical filter within a channel in a patient's body and filter systems which can be used in such a method. Such a filter may include a...
9039742 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine  
Devices, systems and methods for dynamically stabilizing the spine are provided. The devices include an expandable spacer having an undeployed configuration and a deployed configuration, wherein...
9039691 Surgical forceps  
A forceps includes an end effector assembly including first and second jaw members. One or both of the jaw members is movable relative to the other between a spaced-apart position and an...
9039619 Methods for treating skin laxity  
A method and system for ultrasound treatment of skin laxity are provided. Methods and systems can include ultrasound imaging of the region of interest for localization of the treatment area,...
9039684 Power regulated medical underskin irradiation treatment system for manual movement  
A system and method for controllably releasing radiation in percutaneous radiation treatment is provided. In a preferred embodiment, a laser is coupled to an optical fiber that is inserted below...
9039746 Solid state light emitting devices including adjustable melatonin suppression effects  
Solid state light emitting devices include multiple LED components providing adjustable melatonin suppression effects. Multiple LED components may be operated simultaneously according to different...
9039680 Implantable devices and methods for delivering drugs and other substances to treat sinusitis and other disorders  
Implantable devices and methods for delivering drugs and other substances to locations within the body of a human or animal subject to treat or diagnose sinusitis and a variety of other disorders....
9039730 Personalized tourniquet system having dual-purpose cuff  
Disclosed is a method and apparatus for regulating tourniquet cuff pressure based on a personalized tourniquet pressure (PTP) to facilitate safe performance of a surgical procedure. The apparatus...
9039705 Medical treatment apparatus and control method of medical treatment device  
A medical treatment device to treat body tissues for conjugation, includes at least a pair of holding members configured to hold the body tissues, an energy output portion provided in at least one...
9039715 Apparatus for entrapping and extracting objects from body cavities  
A retrieval apparatus for entrapping and retaining an object located in a body for its extraction therefrom is described. The retrieval apparatus includes a snare and a snare control assembly. The...
9039728 IVC filter catheter with imaging modality  
A combined multi-lumen central access catheter and an embolic filter, further comprising an imaging modality to facilitate intravascular imaging of the filter.
9039695 Surgical generator for ultrasonic and electrosurgical devices  
In accordance with various embodiments, methods for controlling electrical power provided to tissue via a surgical device may comprise providing a drive signal to a surgical device; receiving an...
9039702 Devices and methods for forming a fistula  
Described here are devices, systems and methods for forming a fistula between two blood vessels. Generally, the systems may comprise a first catheter which may comprise a fistula-forming element....
9039694 RF generator system for surgical vessel sealing  
Systems, methods, and apparatus for providing power to an electrosurgical instrument. In particular, a power supply is disclosed in which non-sinusoidal (e.g., pulsed) constant frequency voltage...
9039657 Implantable devices and methods for delivering drugs and other substances to treat sinusitis and other disorders  
Implantable devices and methods for delivering drugs and other substances to locations within the body of a human or animal subject to treat or diagnose sinusitis and a variety of other disorders....
9039734 Implantable biodegradable wound closure device  
A biodegradable device for maintaining the alignment of the edges of a trocar defect, consisting of two bases joined by a connector, a first base to be positioned below the defect and a second...
9039726 Filamentary devices for treatment of vascular defects  
Braid-balls suitable for aneurysm occlusion and/or parent vessel occlusion/sacrifice (e.g., in treating neurovascular defects) are disclosed. Especially for aneurysm treatment, but also for either...
9039741 Bone anchor systems  
Embodiments of the invention relate generally to tissue anchors and methods of delivering same to the intervertebral disc or other sites within the body. In some embodiments, the anchors provide...
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...
9043255 Optimally configuring an information landscape  
According to an embodiment of the present invention, a system optimizes an information processing environment, and comprises at least one processor. The system collects information pertaining to...
9039681 Minimally invasive surgical training using robotics and telecollaboration  
A medical system that allows a mentor to teach a pupil how to use a robotically controlled medical instrument. The system may include a first handle that can be controlled by a mentor to move the...
9039709 Puncture instrument  
A puncture instrument has a simple configuration and can accurately control the insertion position and direction of the puncture instrument when in use to form a pilot hole in the vertebral...