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US20120277540 Triangulation Concept for Minimally Invasive Access Surgery  
A surgical system is adapted and configured for use in a minimally invasive surgical procedure. The surgical system includes surgical instruments that are configured and adapted to be inserted...
US20110087074 Surgical retractor system  
A surgical retractor system includes a first retractor and a second retractor. The first retractor comprises a first working channel for receiving a tool therethrough. The second retractor is...
US20140073856 ROBOTIC ENDOSCOPIC RETRACTOR FOR USE IN MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY  
Minimally invasive surgical retractors and methods of using the retractors are provided. This retractor may be introduced through a sealed port, controlled by a robotic system, have full...
US20120157787 TOOLS FOR TRANSORAL SURGERY  
The invention is directed towards tools for use in performing surgery or examination via the oral cavity, in particular in the region of the oral cavity, oropharynx, larynx, and hypopharynx,...
US20140031874 MINIMALLY INVASIVE DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TREATING THE SPINE  
Devices and methods are provided for surgical retraction with a minimally invasive, maximum access surgical system. The surgical system can include anchor extensions that can be attached to bone...
US20120046526 INSTRUMENTS FOR USE IN FEMOROACETABULAR IMPINGEMENT PROCEDURES  
Improved instruments (tools) and surgical techniques are provided for use in surgical procedures that treat femoroacetabular impingement of both the Cam and Pincer types.
US20140088367 NIR/RED LIGHT FOR LATERAL NEUROPROTECTION  
The use of red or near infrared light upon neurons of the lumbar plexus that are in distress due to retraction-induced ischemia. The surgeon may protect nerves made ischemic in the surgery by: a)...
US20140018633 Method and Apparatus for Performing Spinal Surgery  
Implants, instruments, and methods for performing surgical procedures on the spine, including one or more of creating an operative corridor to the spine, delivering implants to the spine, fusing...
US20110301422 Method and Apparatus for Performing Spinal fusion Surgery  
Implants, instruments, and methods for performing surgical procedures on the spine, including one or more of creating an operative corridor to the spine, delivering implants to the spine, fusing...
US20150164495 Spinal Device Comprising Means of Reversible Fastening  
A spinal device for carrying out a surgical procedure on vertebrae by a posterior or posterolateral approach, including at least one tube, at least one spinal screw capable of engaging with the...
US20130324801 RETRACTOR ILLUMINATION SYSTEM  
An apparatus for the efficient provision of directed illumination to a subdermal surgical field that is attachable to or completely forms a surgical retractor blade.
US20130231538 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR SAFELY EXPANDING MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGICAL INCISIONS  
An insertion tongue of the retractor device may be pushed into the subject through the trocar incision, along one side of the organ. The tip of the insertion tongue pushes the impacted organ and...
US20120203074 SURGICAL PORTAL APPARATUS WITH ARMATURE ASSEMBLY  
A surgical portal apparatus includes a portal housing, an elongated portal member connected to the portal housing and an armature assembly. The portal housing and the portal member have an axial...
US20150257784 ENDOSCOPIC SURGICAL SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
An access system is provided for establishing an access path to a surgical site within a patient. The access system comprises an access portal defining a working channel with a central axis, and...
US20070276190 Surgical Retractor, And Method For Establishing An Enlarged Operating Portal In A Patient  
A surgical retractor includes an open-ended hollow sleeve adapted for inserting into a body of a patient at an operating site to hold back surrounding muscle and body tissue. The sleeve defines an...
US20110112375 PORTAL APPARATUS INCLUDING CONFORMABLE CUP SEAL  
A surgical portal system for a surgical procedure incorporating the use of one or more sutures includes a portal housing and a portal sleeve extending from the portal housing. The portal housing...
US20120116170 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SOFT TISSUE RETRACTION  
A soft tissue retractor includes a retractor body and a proximal projection extends generally perpendicular to the proximal end of the retractor body. An illumination waveguide engages a slot in...
US20080294011 SURGICAL RETRACTOR AND RELATED METHODS  
A surgical retractor includes a base defining an open area therein to correspond with a surgical incision in a body. The base has an inner wall facing the open area and an outer wall facing away...
US20120116172 RETRACTOR  
A retractor (101) for retracting the margins of a wound opening (103) comprises an inner anchoring O-ring (105) attached to a cylindrical sleeve (106) at a distal end and a reinforcing O-ring...
US20150173796 DISSECTION AND RETRACTION DEVICE FOR VAGINAL SACRAL COLPOPEXY  
In one embodiment the apparatus includes a first retractor, a second retractor, and a shaft. The shaft defines a central channel extending from a first end portion of the shaft to a second end...
US20110034779 Method for performing minimally invasive surgury  
Pedicle screw apparatuses each including a pedicle screw assembly and an attached pedicle screw extender are placed in a true percutaneous manner, thereby overcoming issues resulting from placing...
US20110098537 TISSUE MASSAGE RETRACTOR  
A retractor system for percutaneous surgery in a patient includes first and second retractor portions positionable opposite one another in an incision of the patient. The system also includes at...
US20120277541 TWO-PIECE CANNULA, A KIT COMPRISING A TWO-PIECE CANNULA AND AN INSERTER  
The invention relates to a two-piece cannula. The two-piece cannula comprises an outer cannula member that is engageable with an inner cannula member to define a continuous passage when the two...
US20120108906 SURGICAL RETRACTOR WITH GEL PAD  
A surgical access device has a surgical retractor having a noncompliant outer ring with an annular axis, an inner ring, and a sleeve coupling the outer ring to the inner ring. The noncompliant...
US20120078059 MINIMALLY INVASIVE SUCTION RETRACTOR  
A suction retractor including an elongated tube that is operable to be inserted through a tubular retractor used in minimally invasive surgical procedures. One end of the tube is coupled to a...
US20060089536 Expandable surgical retractor system for minimal access surgery  
A retractor for surgery includes a retractor body and an elongated and expandable structure attached to the retractor body. The expandable structure, when expanded, has an elongated open interior...
US20150148614 Apparatus For Covering An Exposed End Of A Severed Sternum  
The invention comprises an apparatus (10) for covering an exposed end of a severed sternum, comprising a strip (12) operative to cover the exposed end and pliable portions (14) which are able to...
US20110196208 ASYMETRICAL SURGICAL RETRACTOR  
Surgical retractors, retractor insertion tools, and methods of use are disclosed. The surgical retractor includes a first protrusion end, a second insertion end opposite the first protrusion end,...
US20080214898 RETRACTOR SYSTEM  
The present invention provides a surgical retractor system in which first and second retractor blades are maintained in spaced relationship by a third retractor blade engaged with the first and...
US20080146885 Retractors facilitating imaging during surgery  
Tissue retraction devices and methods include a tissue retractor with a radiolucent portion to permit imaging through the radiolucent portion with X-ray, fluoroscopic or other suitable imaging...
US20120283595 CERVICAL TENACULUM AND METHODS OF USE  
A cervical tenaculum device is disclosed that grasps the cervix in a manner to reduce trauma to the tissue, while providing unimpeded visual access and instrument access to the cervical os. The...
US20070021655 Method and instruments for breast augmentation mammaplasty  
A method and instruments for performing breast augmentation mammaplasty in a patient are provided. The method includes making an incision to gain access to an area underneath the breast of the...
US20080015416 PAPILLA SPREADER  
The present invention provides apparatus and methods for facilitating entry through a bodily opening comprising a spreader having a plurality of arms, each of the arms being formed of a resilient...
US20110060194 RETRACTOR  
A retractor for placement in a wound to hold the wound open during a surgical procedure comprising a closed loop formed of a plastic material permeable to X-ray radiation, said closed loop having...
US20070015970 Vein harvesting system including dilator shaft and removable retractor housing  
The invention provides a system and method for harvesting a vessel section. The system comprises an endoscope, at least one harvesting tool, and an elongated instrument comprising a shaft and a...
US20100298647 Screw Guide and Tissue Retractor Instrument  
An apparatus is provided for performing spinal surgery having a handle assembly, a screw guide, and a retractor. A shaft is provided with a handle, a neck portion and a connecting portion. The...
US20100317925 SUCTION-ASSISTED TISSUE STABILIZERS  
Suction assisted tissue stabilizers that include portions that deflect when force is applied thereto and return to their initial shape when the force is removed.
US20150164496 SURGICAL RETRACTOR SYSTEM  
A surgical retractor system having a frame and a plurality of arms connected thereto is disclosed. At least one arm is moveable relative to the frame and the relative movement is constrained to a...
US20050192484 Retractor blades for minimally invasive surgical procedures and method of retraction  
A retractor for use in a minimally invasive surgical procedure includes a handle having a blade attached to the handle. The blade includes a flesh retaining portion that attaches to and extends...
US20140039264 DILATION SYSTEM  
A dilation system for accessing a surgical target site to perform surgical procedures. In one version, the dilation system includes a wedge assembly and an actuating mechanism. The wedge assembly...
US20060084843 Disposable padding for a self-retaining retraction device  
A disposable cover for a retractor of a self-retaining retractor system has an elastic sheath that can be easily placed and removed by elastically engaging the blade and a disposable pad attached...
US20100113884 Surgical Access System and Related Methods  
A system for accessing a surgical target site and related methods, involving an initial distraction system for creating an initial distraction corridor, and an assembly capable of distracting from...
US20060142642 Minimally-invasive portal system for performing lumbar decompression, instrumented fusion/stabilization, and the like  
The present invention provides a minimally-invasive portal system for performing lumbar decompression, instrumented fusion/stabilization, and the like. The minimally-invasive portal system...
US20090227845 MODULAR SURGERY RETRACTOR SYSTEM  
A reconfigurable modular retractor system including a set of interchangeable body modules, the body modules including mechanisms for forming retractors and slot mechanisms for connecting blades,...
US20070276189 Rectal Expander  
There is disclosed medical apparatus of the type for use in surgery such as transanal endoscopic microsurgery, as well as methods of providing access to, inspecting and enabling surgery within a...
US20120130180 METHODS AND DEVICES TO DECREASE TISSUE TRAUMA DURING SURGERY  
Methods and devices are disclosed to reduce tissue trauma when a physician retracts a patient's tissues for surgery. In one part, methods and devices are disclosed for controlling retraction force...
US20080027554 KIT AND METHODS OF TREATMENT OF AN INTERVERTEBRAL DISC  
Methods and kits for performing minimally invasive medical procedures are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method includes injecting an enzyme that is less immunogenic than chymopapain into...
US20090076333 Flip Control Retractor Support  
A flip control support connection in a surgical retractor system includes a receptacle head having a through-hole for receiving a nipple on a retractor blade in either of two directions. In one...
US20140128683 Sternal Retractor  
Devices and methods for sternal retraction that reduces bleeding from the cut edges of a sternum and reduces fracturing of the sternum during retraction. The devices and methods involve the use of...
US20130184535 EXPANDABLE TISSUE RETRACTION DEVICES  
A surgical access device facilitates access to a surgical site within a patient's body through an incision in the body. Surgical access devices can have a first retention member and a second...

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