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US20150223793 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR CAPTURING AND FIXING LEAFLETS IN VALVE REPAIR  
The present invention provides methods and devices for grasping, and optional repositioning and fixation of the valve leaflets to treat cardiac valve regurgitation, particularly mitral valve...
US20100121349 TERMINATION DEVICES AND RELATED METHODS  
Devices and methods for locking and/or cutting tethers during a tissue modification procedure are described. In some variations, a tether may be used to tighten tissue by bringing two pieces or...
US20100049213 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR TERMINATION  
Devices and methods for locking and/or cutting tethers during a tissue modification procedure are described. In some variations, a tether may be used to tighten or compress tissue by bringing two...
US20090118699 Systems and methods for treating obesity and other gastrointestinal conditions  
Systems and methods affect tightening of the pyloric sphincter and/or serve to mediate or moderate receptive relaxation of muscles in the stomach, to treat or mitigate various physiologic...
US20090024143 ENDOSCOPIC IMPLANT SYSTEM AND METHOD  
Disclosed is a system for endoscopically implanting a medical implant within a body cavity such as a human stomach. The system includes one or more anchors positionable within one or more openings...
US20070208355 BARBED TISSUE CONNECTOR  
A barbed bodily tissue connector for insertion into tissue comprises an elongated body having a substantially polygonal periphery in cross-section including at least three sides. Each side meets...
US20060122633 Methods and devices for termination  
Devices and methods used in termination of a tissue tightening procedure are described. Termination includes the cinching of a tether to tighten the tissue, locking the tether to maintain tension,...
US20050216038 Apparatus for surgical suturing with thread management  
An apparatus and a method for surgical suturing with thread management. An apparatus for tissue suturing comprising a cartridge having a suturing needle having a pointed end and a blunt end, the...
US20050090837 Endoscopic surgical instrument having a force limiting actuator  
A flexible endoscopic clip applier includes a flexible coil with a manual actuator coupled to one end and a jaw assembly coupled to the other end. A store of clips is arranged adjacent to the jaw...
US20160007991 Fastener Applier  
Apparatus and methods utilize an intraluminal fastener applier having a guide body with a longitudinal axis. The guide body is sized and configured for intraluminal deployment in a hollow body...
US20150327859 Surgical Fastener Assembly for Attaching a Prosthesis  
A surgical fastener assembly for attaching a prosthesis to soft tissue is provided. The surgical fastener assembly includes a continuous helical coil having a distal end and a proximal end. The...
US20140200595 ENDOSCOPIC INSTRUMENT  
An endoscopic surgical instrument includes a flexible tube, a grasping and fastening end effector coupled to the distal end of the tube, and a manual actuator coupled to the proximal end of the...
US20110046642 SUTURE ASSEMBLY AND SYSTEM  
A suture assembly configured to load a suture instrument with suture includes a cap attached to an end of the suture, a suture container configured to retain a portion of the suture, and a cap...
US20100305401 ENDOSCOPIC SYSTEMS USING SELF-RETAINING SUTURES  
Endoscopic systems utilize self-retaining sutures to approximate tissue in a cavity of a subject. An endoscopic instrument is provided containing the self-retaining suture. The endoscopic...
US20090254099 Invaginator for gastroesophageal flap valve restoration device  
An assembly for restoring a gastroesophageal flap valve includes a restoration device substantially free for rotation. The assembly comprises an elongated member configured to be fed through a...
US20090230168 SURGICAL STAPLER  
A surgical stapler comprises a hollow shaft 10 and a tube 92 slidable axially within the shaft between a forward position wherein one end 96 of the tube projects beyond a free end of the shaft to...
US20070233161 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR PLACEMENT OF PARTITIONS WITHIN A HOLLOW BODY ORGAN  
Devices and methods for tissue acquisition and fixation, or gastroplasty, are described. Generally, the devices of the system may be advanced in a minimally invasive manner within a patient's body...
US20070100356 DELIVERY DEVICE, SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF USE  
Devices, systems, methods and kits are provided for delivering interventional devices to a target location with a body. Such interventional devices particularly include fixation devices or any...
US20050154405 Transoral endoscopic gastroesophageal flap valve restoration device, assembly, system and method  
The invention provides a device, assembly, and method for transoral endoscopic restoration of a gastroesophageal flap valve. The invention also provides a self-steering and self-closing tissue...
US20160038130 CATHETER-BASED TISSUE REMODELING DEVICES AND METHODS  
Methods and systems for closing an opening or defect in tissue, closing a lumen or tubular structure, cinching or remodeling a cavity or repairing a valve preferably utilizing a purse string or...
US20140276968 APPLICATOR SYSTEMS FOR SURGICAL FASTENERS  
An applicator system for surgical fasteners includes an insertion tool having a shaft with a proximal end, a distal end, and an insertion fork connected to the distal end of the shaft, and at...
US20080262515 Devices and methods for treatment of obesity  
Methods, devices, tools and assemblies for treating a patient to effect weight loss. One method embodiment involves passing a device including an expandable member in a collapsed configuration and...
US20080243143 Surgical instrument having a fastener delivery mechanism  
A delivery device for delivering a plurality of individual surgical fasteners. The delivery device includes a drive mechanism having distal and proximal ends. The drive mechanism has a moving...
US20080234702 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR HEART VALVE REPAIR  
Methods and devices provide constriction of a heart valve annulus to treat cardiac valve regurgitation and other conditions. Embodiments typically include a device for attaching a cinching or...
US20080077161 SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS  
A surgical instrument having an anchor and a plug is capable of anchoring a suture. The anchor has a wall that has an outer surface having threads and an inner surface, and a first end, and a...
US20080065115 Systems and methods for applying a suture within a blood vessel lumen  
Systems and methods suture within a body organ region. The systems and methods advance into the body organ region a catheter tube having a distal region that carries a suture applicator. The...
US20080039872 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANIPULATING OR RETRACTING TISSUE AND ANATOMICAL STRUCTURE  
Integrated systems and associated method for manipulating tissues and anatomical or other sturctures in medical applications for the purpose of treating diseases or disorders or other purposes. In...
US20070276409 ENDOSCOPIC GASTRIC RESTRICTION METHODS AND DEVICES  
Endoscopic devices methods and devices are provided for attaching opposed walls of tissue. The methods and devices can be used to deliver a plurality of fasteners to opposed tissues, and suture...
US20060009789 Tissue capturing devices  
The present invention provides tissue capture devices configured to hold tissue in a distorted configuration. The devices may hold precaptured tissue in a distorted configuration or it may change...
US20050267493 Method and system for tissue repair using dual catheters  
The present system is directed to a method and system to stabilize and repair tissue. At least two opposing devices may be used to stabilize and repair the tissue, with the two devices...
US20050075653 Apparatus and methods for forming and securing gastrointestinal tissue folds  
Apparatus and methods are provided for forming a gastrointestinal tissue fold by engaging tissue at a first tissue contact point and moving the first tissue contact point from a position initially...
US20150066055 REDUNDANT TISSUE CLOSURE METHODS AND APPARATUSES  
A tissue closure device including a tissue eversion apparatus, and a first and a second, redundant closure element that are placed on the external surface of a tissue puncture wound to enhance the...
US20130304093 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR TERMINATION  
Devices and methods for locking and/or cutting tethers during a tissue modification procedure are described. In some variations, a tether may be used to tighten or compress tissue by bringing two...
US20100249802 Soft Tissue Graft Preparation Devices and Methods  
A soft tissue graft preparation device includes a handle portion, a body portion extending distally from the handle portion, and an end effector operatively connected to a distal end of the body...
US20090082785 Anvil Delivery Device Accessory  
An anvil delivery system includes an anvil assembly, a flexible tube, and a fitting. The fitting is coupled to the flexible tube and includes a body having a proximal end portion and a distal end...
US20080275470 Transoral endoscopic gastroesophageal flap valve restoration device, assembly, system and method  
The invention provides a device, assembly, and method for transoral endoscopic restoration of a gastroesophageal flap valve. The invention also provides a self-steering and self-closing tissue...
US20080234701 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR HEART VALVE REPAIR  
Methods and devices provide constriction of a heart valve annulus to treat cardiac valve regurgitation and other conditions. Embodiments typically include a device for attaching a cinching or...
US20080154351 Stents With Biodegradable Connectors And Stabilizing Elements  
Various stent structures are provided with improved axial and torsional flexibility. One type of stent structure includes multiple segmented stent structures connected to each other by...
US20080154286 Systems and Methods for Treating Septal Defects with Capture Devices and Other Devices  
Systems, devices and methods for treating internal tissue defects, such as septal defects, are provided. An exemplary method of treating an internal tissue defect, specifically a method of closing...
US20060020271 Methods and devices for occlusion of an atrial appendage  
Some embodiments of the invention provide a system for occluding a left atrial appendage of a patient. Some embodiments of the system can include a ring occluder that can be positioned around the...
US20150142017 MULTI-ACTUATING TRIGGER ANCHOR DELIVERY SYSTEM  
A single trigger system and associated method for manipulating tissues and anatomical or other structures in medical applications for the purpose of treating diseases or disorders or other...
US20110213385 DELIVERY SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GASTRIC REDUCTION  
A delivery catheter for a gastric reduction system includes an elongate torqueable tube, a needle translatably disposed within the torqueable tube, an anchor translatably disposed within the...
US20100331623 System for endoscopic suturing  
A system for endoscopic suturing is provided having an endoscope, such as a gastroscope, with a distal end locatable in the body of a patient and a flexible shaft extending to the distal end, a...
US20100228269 VESSEL CLOSURE CLIP DEVICE  
A clip-based vascular closure devices is configured to be pre-applied to a blood vessel prior to insertion of a vascular access device (such as a procedural sheath) through an incision, puncture,...
US20100179567 CLOSURE DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS  
The present disclosure includes anchor members configured to locate and/or anchor tissue surrounding a body lumen opening comprising. In one implementation, the anchor member can include an...
US20090209909 PERCUTANEOUS SINGLE-PHASE SURGICAL PROCEDURE FOR CREATING A PNEUMOSTOMA TO TREAT CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE  
A percutaneous single-phase surgical procedure is disclosed for creating a pneumostoma to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. A pneumostomy instrument is introduced percutaneously through...
US20080228201 MITRAL VALVE REPAIR SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USE  
The present invention is directed to various systems for repairing tissue within the heart of a patient. The mitral valve repair system of the present invention comprises a guide catheter having a...
US20080208215 Transoral endoscopic gastroesophageal flap valve restoration device, assembly, system and method  
The invention provides a device, assembly, and method for transoral endoscopic restoration of a gastroesophageal flap valve. The invention also provides a self-steering and self-closing tissue...
US20080208214 Applicator and tissue fastening method through natural orifice  
The applicator related to the present invention is provided with a flexible sheath longer than the overall length of an instrument channel of a flexible endoscope; an operation part used outside...
US20080077182 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR REPAIRING TRIANGULAR FIBROCARTILAGE COMPLEX TEARS  
Methods and devices for repairing the TFCC of a patient's wrist are provided. In general, the device includes first and second anchor bodies that are connected to one another by a suture. The...

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