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US20110004236 Systems and Methods for Treating Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes  
The present invention provides systems and methods for treating and controlling obesity and/or type II diabetes. In one aspect of the invention, a delivery system for deploying an implant to a...
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Methods for administering pressure changes to a user for the treatment and prevention of diseases and conditions are disclosed herein. Methods of administering Cyclic Variations in Altitude...
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Methods for diagnosis and treatment are provided for a patient having processing difficulties, integration problems, imbalances or abnormal postures. In one embodiment, a patient is identified...
US20130012944 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FACILITATING SURGICAL PROCEDURES INVOLVING CUSTOM MEDICAL IMPLANTS  
Systems and methods for planning surgical procedures involving custom medical implants that can involve the selection, design and/or creation of custom medical implants and/or the selection,...
US20130144283 TREATMENT OF POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME USING RENAL NEUROMODULATION AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Methods for treating polycystic ovary syndrome with therapeutic renal neuromodulation and associated systems and methods are disclosed herein. The polycystic ovary syndrome can be associated, for...
US20150032143 SURGICAL TOOLS AND METHODS FOR THEIR USE  
Surgical tools and kits for performing methods include a grommet with cylindrical shaft, cutting tip, annular flange with suture retaining anchoring fixture; a grommet jig for extending between...
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The creation and implantation of an artificial nail in the treatment of deformed or missing nails includes preparing the nail bed. A polypropylene mesh is applied and anchored to the nail bed....
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Recurrent or chronic cellulitis is diagnosed, and the ouflow areas are examined for stenosis or obstructive lesions, and stented as needed.
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A method and system for deriving effectiveness of medical treatment of a patient are provided that include collecting patient state (PS) data from at least one of an implantable medical device...
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A dicing device dices tissue harvested from a patient. The dicing device comprises a grid cutting element and a tray to receive diced tissue. The dicing device may be integrated into an otherwise...
US20110087258 CANNULATED ARTHROSCOPIC KNIFE  
A surgical system for penetrating and cutting tissue. The system comprises a tissue penetrating/cutting assembly comprising a cannulated dilation sleeve which receives a movable knife. The knife...
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Architectures and techniques for treating conditions of the eye, such as presbyopia, utilize sources of treatment energy, such as electromagnetic energy emitting devices, to implement non-corneal...
US20110160585 ULTRASOUND FOR NAVIGATION THROUGH PSOAS MUSCLE  
Imaging technology may be used to navigate highly innervated tissue, such as the psoas muscle, while maintaining the neural structures intact. An ultrasound transducer may be introduced into the...
US20110240043 USE OF REMOTE ISCHEMIC CONDITIONING TO IMPROVE OUTCOME AFTER MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION  
The invention provides methods for reducing the incidence and/or severity and/or delaying the onset of heart dysfunction/failure and improving overall survival through the use of remote ischemic...
US20110271966 PHYSIOLOGICAL APPROACH TO PENILE VENOUS STRIPPING SURGICAL PROCEDURE FOR PATIENTS WITH ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION  
Disclosed is a physiological approach of a penile venous stripping surgical procedure for patients with erectile dysfunction (ED), which mainly contains a revolutionary surgical solution of...
US20130036554 Pregnancy Sleep-Aid  
The invention includes a belt that a pregnant woman wears while sleeping to support her abdominal area when she is lying on her side. There are two ribbon strips that wrap around the abdominal...
US20110299029 Method for correcting vision problems  
A method for causing visual images on the foveas of a patient to be differentially displaced from their default position by determining an optimal amount of displacement for each eye to maximize...
US20120053131 METHODS OF PREDICTING MEDICALLY REFRACTIVE ULCERATIVE COLITIS (MR-UC) REQUIRING COLECTOMY  
Disclosed are methods of predicting the development of medically refractory ulcerative colitis (MR-UC) in a patient In one embodiment, disclosed is a method of prognosing ulcerative colitis in an...
US20110125287 Reinforced Tissue Patch  
A method of improving the mechanical properties of a tissue patch is provided. The method includes the steps of providing a tissue patch and placing at least one barbed suture along at least a...
US20120125348 AUTOLOGOUS LYMPH NODE TRANSFER IN COMBINATION WITH VEGF-C OR VEGF-D GROWTH FACTOR THERAPY TO TREAT SECONDARY LYMPHEDEMA AND TO IMPROVE RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY  
The present invention provides materials and methods for repairing tissue and using vascular endothelial growth factor C (VEGF-C) genes and/or proteins. Methods and materials related to the use of...
US20120216821 Joint Stabilized Straight Plane Movement Stretching System  
Generally, a joint stabilized planar motion stretching system for an animal. Specifically, a method of stretching an animal which includes joint stabilization and straight plane motion of the...
US20110277778 System and Method for Diverticulitis Treatment  
A system for preventing recurrence of diverticulitis includes a semi-permeable sleeve configured to be placed within a colonic lumen relative to one or more diverticulum lining the colonic lumen....
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This invention provides a method of assessing and treating stress related disorders, such as PTSD, as physical disorders whose psychological components are the result of conditioning. The method...
US20150144144 Brain surgery through eye  
Removing eye to remove malignant tumors in frontal lobe of brain.
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In an arrangement for production of implant consisting of biocompatible material and intended for a vertebral disk, preferably intervertebral disk in the human body, the condition (state) of the...
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A method and apparatus for diagnosing sleep apnea and for comfortably fitting an oral device to treat the condition. The patient is screened to reduce snoring using a device which changes the...
US20110295055 Methods and Devices For The Rerouting Of Chyme To Induct Intestinal Brake  
Methods and devices reroute chyme to induce intestinal brake in order to improve the effectiveness of bariatric surgical procedures and to improve comorbidity resolution. A bowel is manipulated to...
US20100307516 EXPRESS-REGISTERING REGIONS OF THE BODY  
The present invention relates to a method for determining the region of the body in which an anatomical part of the body is situated, said method including the following steps: anatomical point...
US20120073585 METHODS OF PREDICTING COMPLICATION AND SURGERY IN CROHN'S DISEASE  
The present invention relates to prognosing, diagnosing and treating an aggressive form of Crohn's disease characterized by rapid progression to complication and/or surgery from the time of...
US20110284013 CHRONOCENTRIC METHOD FOR IMPROVING EFFECTIVENESS OF WEIGHT LOSS TECHNIQUES  
The method of the present invention comprises various steps of employing at least one mechanical, chemical, biochemical, pharmaceutical, electrical, magnetic or other treatment, to a living...
US20130192611 MEDICAL DEVICE FIXATION  
A fixation device configured to anchor an implantable medical device within a patient includes a temporary biodegradable fixation mechanism configured to secure the device after implantation until...
US20140115728 DOUBLE KNOCKOUT (GT/CMAH-KO) PIGS, ORGANS AND TISSUES  
The invention provides double knockout transgenic pigs (GT/CMAH-KO pigs) lacking expression of any functional ╬▒GAL and CMAH. Double knockout GT/CMAH-KO transgenic organs, tissues and cells are...
US20140261468 TRANSPLANTATION METHODS  
Methods and systems are provided for transplantation of a biological material to a plurality of recipients from a plurality of donors. One or a series of paired donations are made, where one or...
US20120291788 Implantable Medical Sensor and Anchoring System  
A medical device adapted to be implanted in a vessel of a human body includes a housing that contains means for performing medical functions and an anchor for supporting the housing in an intended...
US20110295369 Method of Treating Scoliosis Using a Biological Implant  
The present invention is a bone growth stimulating and promoting cytokine type biological implant preferably comprising PTH coated with a controlled release biodegradable coating that is implanted...
US20130180532 METHOD OF MASSAGE  
A method of massaging a contracture muscle includes determining on the muscle at rest a direction on the muscle and on this direction, a preferential massage sense, and mobilizing the skin in the...
US20060201522 Method for lowering blood glucose levels, method of treating diabetes, and method of prevention of diabetes  
To provide a method of lowering blood glucose levels and a method of treating and preventing diabetes. A belt-shaped compression strip 1 is fitted around a tightened area near the proximal end of...
US20100104999 Apparatus, System, and Method for Intra-Oral Distraction  
Described herein are various embodiments of a bone distraction osteogenesis system and associated apparatus and methods that overcome at least some shortcomings of the prior art. According to one...
US20110197900 PERCUTANEOUS INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY SYSTEM FOR TREATING VALVULAR DISEASE  
A system is provided for treating valvular disease percutaneously though a ventricular apex of the heart. The system includes a needle for piercing through the ventricular apex of the heart and...
US20110086926 Disabling thymus gland as a new method for treatment of multiple sclerosis  
This invention is related to the treatment of the Multiple Sclerosis (MS). In this invention the disabling thymus gland is suggested as a new method of treatment for MS. This proposed method can...
US20140336438 BEAM SEGMENT-LEVEL DOSE COMPUTATION AND TEMPORAL MOTION TRACKING FOR ADAPTIVE TREATMENT PLANNING  
A treatment planning system for generating patient-specific treatment. The system including one or more processors programmed to receive a radiation treatment plan (RTP) for irradiating a target...
US20110083614 Compliant Holder Device for Animal Imaging and Surgery  
A compliant holder device for constraining an animal includes a device body, a nose cone, and compliant flexure arms having contact surfaces for constraining the animal's head. In use, an animal...
US20150173733 Retractor Tool For Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement Surgery  
A retractor system, kit and method of use includes a plurality of retractors for use in retracting a wound during a minimally-invasive hip replacement surgery to define an access space to a...
US20080039825 Intrastromal Surgery Correcting Low Order and High Order Aberrations of the Eye  
A method of correcting wavefront aberrations of an eye includes determining a high precision conventional intrastromal corneal ablation profile based on a direct removal of the intrastromal...
US20140179796 MARKERS FOR DCIS RECURRENCE: COORDINATE PTEN/RB LOSS  
The technology described herein relates to compositions, kits, assays, systems and methods relating to breast cancer and the treatment thereof.
US20100249758 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR PREPARING AND IMPLANTING TISSUE SCAFFOLDS  
Methods and devices are provided for preparing and implanting tissue scaffolds. Various embodiments of scribing tools are provided that are configured to mark one or more predetermined shapes...
US20110277777 System and Method for Diverticulitis Treatment  
A method of treating diverticulitis includes the steps of placing an endoscopic device within a colonic lumen relative to at least one diverticulum and removing undesirable material from the at...
US20090036753 CONTINUOUS GLUCOSE MONITORING-DIRECTED ADJUSTMENTS IN BASAL INSULIN RATE AND INSULIN BOLUS DOSING FORMULAS  
A method for individualized management of diabetes in insulin-dependent patients provides a period of evaluation as the patient adheres to a structured pattern of eating, sleeping, and physical...
US20060289021 ULTRAVIOLET THERAPIES FOR SPINE-RELATED PAIN  
A UV probe capable of providing a Th2 immune environment for the treatment of back pain.
US20080262462 Disposable Brief  
A disposable brief for patient use in a colonoscopy procedure is disclosed. The brief comprises at least one back panel with at least one slit constituting an opening, allowing access to an anus...