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US20140379008 SOFT TISSUE ATTACHMENT DEVICE  
Methods and devices are disclosed for the attachment of a soft tissue structure (e.g., tendon or ligament) to bone or a prosthetic implant. In one form, the device includes a clamp having a convex...
US20140288582 Implant Localization Device  
An implantable medical device for providing structural support to tissue is described wherein the implant adheres to tissue without the benefit of suture, surgical adhesive and the like. The...
US20120143227 Magnesium-Based Absorbable Implants  
A bioabsorbable implant including an elongated metallic element comprising an alloy of more than about 70% by weight magnesium and about 2-20% by weight lithium, substantially free of rare earth...
US20110106117 Device and Method for Modifying the Shape of a Body Organ  
A tissue shaping device adapted to be deployed in a lumen to modify the shape of target tissue adjacent to the lumen. In one embodiment the device includes first and second anchors; a connector...
US20140207159 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR DELIVERING AN ANCHORED DEVICE  
One or more tissue anchors may be delivered first without being coupled to an anchored device. An anchored device may be delivered second, and then coupled to the tissue anchors. This may enhance...
US20110178535 TISSUE REPAIR IMPLANT AND DELIVERY DEVICE AND METHOD  
A device having a temporary frame configured to carry an implant, the temporary frame being selectably movable between a retracted position and a deployed position, the implant being in a relaxed...
US20140031835 SYSTEMS, TOOLS, AND METHODS FOR CONNECTING TO TISSUE  
Described are various embodiments of surgical procedure systems, devices, tools, and methods, useful for placing a soft tissue anchor at anatomical tissue; these may be useful for general surgical...
US20110098731 MAGNETICALLY ASSISTED CLASPS FOR PROSTHETIC IMPLANTS, AND RELATED METHODS  
A prosthesis for implanting in a patient may include an elongated, laterally flexible structure having first and second end portions that are spaced from one another along a length of the...
US20120232624 ANCHOR FOR IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE  
An anchor for an implantable medical device, anchor delivery tools, kits, and methods, all directed to securing a therapy delivery element at a target location in a patient. An anchor for a...
US20140276993 Absorbable Synthetic Braided Matrix for Breast Reconstruction and Hernia Repair  
A braided, rather than woven, three-dimensional matrix has been developed to provide mechanical support in breast reconstruction or a mastopexy procedure. The braided three-dimensional matrix may...
US20150012019 SEGMENTED SKIRTED SURGICAL MESH  
A segmented skirted surgical mesh for use in reconstructing a soft tissue defect, the segmented skirted surgical mesh comprising: a base layer of surgical mesh, the base layer of surgical mesh...
US20150250576 HERNIA REPAIR PATCH  
A patch for repairing a hernia defect including a patch body that is reducible into a small configuration for delivery through a narrow incision or cannula into a patient. A support member assists...
US20120283757 TISSUE ANCHOR FOR ANNULOPLASTY DEVICE  
Apparatus for use with an implant configured to be coupled to cardiac tissue of a patient, the apparatus including: a tissue anchor including: a distal tissue coupling element configured to couple...
US20150088169 Mesh Deployment Devices and Kits  
A mesh deployment device having separate mesh deployment and actuation units is provided. A mesh deployment device includes an actuation unit and a mesh deployment unit configured to be releasably...
US20110276065 CREATION AND IMPLANTATION OF AN ARTIFICIAL NAIL FOR THE TREATMENT OF DEFORMED OR MISSING NAILS  
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....
US20110106113 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR HERNIA MESH FIXATION  
The invention includes a surgical fastener and associated deployment system and method that overcomes the drawbacks of prior art surgical mesh fixation devices. The surgical fastener and...
US20110238095 ABSORBABLE ANCHOR AND METHOD FOR MOUNTING MESH TO TISSUE  
A method for attaching flexible material to soft tissue in a patient's body includes providing a soft tissue anchor formed from absorbable material. The anchor includes a central portion having...
US20150164628 ENDOSCOPIC SYSTEM FOR WINDING AND INSERTING A MESH  
An endoscopic system for winding and inserting a mesh into an abdominal cavity of a patient is provided. The endoscopic system includes an introducer having an elongated shaft extending distally...
US20120071904 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR TREATING HIATAL HERNIAS  
The present invention relates generally to medical methods and systems used to restore the angle of His and treat hiatal hernias and other conditions of the lower esophagus. More particularly, the...
US20110029002 PROSTHESIS ATTACHMENT METHOD AND APPARATUS WITH SOFT TISSUE INTEGRATING SEAL  
A method and apparatus for reducing the incident of infection proximate to an exit site where a prosthesis fastener, e.g., a bone screw, percutaneously penetrates a patient's skin/soft tissue....
US20130103059 Enhanced Efficacy Lung Volume Reduction Devices, Methods, and Systems  
A lung volume reduction system is disclosed comprising an implantable device adapted to be delivered to a lung airway of a patient in a delivery configuration and to change to a deployed...
US20140128891 Surgical Implant  
A surgical implant (1) adapted for repairing a tissue or muscle wall defect comprises an a real, flexible basic structure which defines a primary region (4) and at least one arm (6) starting from...
US20130102887 Minimally Invasive Lung Volume Reduction Devices, Methods, and Systems  
A lung volume reduction system is disclosed comprising an implantable device adapted to be delivered to a lung airway of a patient in a delivery configuration and to change to a deployed...
US20140046347 DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ENGAGING TISSUE  
The present disclosure describes a system and method for securing medical devices to the tissue of a patient using one or more anchors. Anchors can be independent from or integral to the medical...
US20120035627 ADJUSTABLE IMPLANTS AND METHODS OF IMPLANTING THE SAME  
In one embodiment, an implant includes a support member configured to be placed within a body of a patient and provide support to a portion of the body of the patient, a tether coupled to an end...
US20150258332 TISSUE FIXATION AND REPAIR SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
A system and method for securing an implantable medical device to an anatomical feature, such as bony structures and/or soft tissues near the spine. The system includes a tissue fixation device...
US20110087249 Internal Tissue Anchors  
An internal tissue anchor is provided for retracting tissue and/or organs during a surgical procedure. The anchor includes a first magnet coupled to soft tissue and a second magnet coupled to a...
US20130218177 SURGICAL FASTENERS HAVING ARTICULATING JOINTS AND DEFLECTABLE TIPS  
A surgical fastener for securing a prosthetic device to tissue includes a first leg having a proximal end, a distal end, a first insertion tip at the distal end, and a first articulating joint...
US20140074127 SOFT TISSUE CONNECTOR  
Various embodiments of the present disclosure include a soft tissue connector comprising a substrate having first and second surfaces. The first surface can include at least one bone penetrating...
US20140276999 Surgical Implant  
A surgical implant (100) comprises a mesh-like, flexible basic structure (104) having a center area and an outer periphery (120), wherein the outer periphery (120) has a polygonal shape with N...
US20130267970 SINGLE PLANE TISSUE REPAIR PATCH  
A novel single plane tissue repair patch is disclosed. The patch has a base member with an opening therethrough, and a closure member associated with the opening. The mesh may be used in open...
US20110152896 Patch Plug for Extended Coverage During and After Hernia Surgery and Method of Anchoring Patch Plug  
A system and method for repairing hernias in humans. The system includes a surgical mesh onlay patch to which a conical mesh plug is mounted. The mesh plug is elastic to permit the pre-compressed...
US20150223802 MEDICAL KIT FOR CONSTRICTING TISSUE OR A BODILY ORIFICE, FOR EXAMPLE, A MITRAL VALVE  
A device, kit and method may include or employ an implantable device (e.g., annuloplasty implant) and a plurality of tissue anchors. The implantable device is positionable in a cavity of a bodily...
US20120245604 MEDICAL KIT FOR CONSTRICTING TISSUE OR A BODILY ORIFICE, FOR EXAMPLE, A MITRAL VALVE  
A device, kit and method may include or employ an implantable device (e.g., annuloplasty implant) and a plurality of tissue anchors. The implantable device is positionable in a cavity of a bodily...
US20130190784 Lock Bar Spring And Clip For Implant Deployment Device  
A system for closing an aperture in a biological tissue includes an implant deployment device with a frame arm and a clip operably disposed on the frame arm. A mesh attachment apparatus has a clip...
US20120046674 POWER REGULATED IMPLANT  
An implantable pumping system for pumping a fluid in an implantable gastric banding system comprises a pump for pumping the fluid. A voltage source provides a pump voltage to the system, and a...
US20140275865 SHEATHED RIVET  
The device and method of the invention generally relate to a system and method for percutaneous delivery, implantation and securement of an anchor at a target site. The system comprises an anchor...
US20150238300 CONDUCTIVE AND DEGRADABLE IMPLANT FOR PELVIC TISSUE TREATMENT  
Described is a pelvic implant comprising a biodegradable conductive mesh. The mesh can include biodegradable and electrically conductive polymer, and can be stimulated with a current to generate...
US20140343581 MEDICAL CLIP, CLIP UNIT AND CLIP DEVICE  
The present invention relates to a medical clip, a clip unit, and a clip device by which accuracy in access to a target (a site to be treated) can be secured and also which can be employed to...
US20140142718 FLEXIBLE TISSUE MATRIX AND METHODS FOR JOINT REPAIR  
A synthetic, flexible tissue matrix and methods for repairing hyaline cartilage defects in a joint using the flexible tissue matrix are described. The flexible tissue matrix includes a high...
US20120109164 ATRAUMATIC CLAMP  
A device for clamping a tissue, the device having a clamp (100) with at least one magnetic portion. In at least one embodiment, the clamp (100) has two oppositely polarized magnets (102, 104) and...
US20150088168 IMPLANTABLE PROSTHESIS FOR SOFT TISSUE REPAIR  
An implantable prosthesis for repairing or augmenting anatomical defects, including an inguinal hernia. The prosthesis may include a repair fabric having a body portion and a pocket on one side of...
US20110257666 SURGICAL PATCH  
Multi-layer structures are useful as surgical patches.
US20110054306 TISSUE CLIP  
A tissue clip for adjoining tissues including a body portion, a biasing mechanism interconnecting the body portion to a tissue grasping mechanism, the grasping mechanism having a first condition...
US20120143228 ADHESIVE STRUCTURE WITH STIFF PROTRUSIONS ON ADHESIVE SURFACE  
A laminate and process of making the laminate is disclosed comprising: a surgical mesh having first and second surfaces; and an adhesive structure having adhesive and non-adhesive surfaces,...
US20130172914 SURGICAL CLIP  
A surgical clip is provided, having two clip arms and a resiliently flexible element pivotally connecting the two clip arms together. The two clip arms each have a first free end, which are held...
US20150250574 SUPPORT DEVICE USED IN MEDICAL BREAST RECONSTRUCTION  
A medical support device, comprising a three-dimensional mesh structure for supporting a breast implant and/or tissue, wherein the three-dimensional mesh structure comprises at least a first...
US20150209042 System And Method For Attaching Soft Tissue To An Implant  
One embodiment of the present invention is directed to compositions and methods for enhancing attachment of soft tissues to a metal prosthetic device. In one embodiment a construct is provided...
US20150088170 TISSUE FIXATION DEVICES AND ASSEMBLIES FOR DEPLOYING THE SAME  
Tissue fasteners carried on a tissue piercing deployment wire fasten tissue layers of a mammalian body together include a first member, a second member, and a connecting member extending between...
US20130245650 FORTIFIED MESH FOR TISSUE REPAIR  
A mesh to repair a hole in a muscle wall includes a resilient mesh body and fortifying structure such as mesh portions of thicker weave than other portions, or strengthening members that can be...