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US20120296354 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR TREATING OBESITY AND GERD BY INTUSSUSCEPTING A PORTION OF STOMACH TISSUE  
Described here are devices and methods for intussuscepting a portion of stomach tissue. Typically the intussusception is created at a position near, but distal to the gastroesophageal junction,...
US20060287661 Devices, systems, and methods for supporting tissue and/or structures within a hollow body organ  
Devices, systems and methods support tissue in a body organ for the purpose of restoring or maintaining native function of the organ. The devices, systems, and methods do not require invasive,...
US20060155313 Integrated anastomosis tool and method  
An integrated anastomosis tool may be used to connect an end of a graft vessel to a side of a target vessel. The integrated anastomosis tool may include a vessel penetrating member configured to...
US20050251175 Anchors for use in attachment of bladder tissues to pelvic floor tissues following a prostatectomy  
Embodiments for an anchor for use in effecting the anastomosis of a patient's bladder and urethra following a prostatectomy are disclosed. The anchor may comprise a shaft with a lodging structure....
US20130006281 Apparatus and Methods for Anastomosis  
Apparatus and methods for performing an anastomosis. More particularly, the apparatus may be used to perform a single or multiple anastomosis with the ability of maintaining fluid flow (e.g.,...
US20110202078 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...
US20080262520 Devices and methods for treatment of obesity  
Methods, devices, tools, instruments and systems for treating a patient to induce weight loss. In one method embodiment, a device, including an expandable member in a collapsed configuration, is...
US20080200937 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...
US20070106312 Method for Connecting Vessels  
A method for connecting a graft vessel to a target vessel may utilize an integrated tool that includes a movable cam having a number of discrete slots defined therein. The method may include...
US20060155311 Intragastric device for treating obesity  
An apparatus and method comprising at least one intragastric member or artificial bezoar made of a digestive-resistant or substantially indigestible material that is introduced into a gastric...
US20050187568 Devices and methods for closing a patent foramen ovale with a coil-shaped closure device  
A patent foramen ovale closure device and method are provided. The device is deployed at the foramen ovale to secure the septum primum and septum secundum together, thus sealing the patent foramen...
US20050038498 Medical device applications of nanostructured surfaces  
This invention provides novel nanofiber enhanced surface area substrates and structures comprising such substrates for use in various medical devices, as well as methods and uses for such...
US20120197273 ENDOSCOPIC TISSUE APPOSITION DEVICE WITH MULTIPLE SUCTION PORTS  
The present invention relates to an improved endoscopic tissue apposition device having multiple suction ports. The invention permits multiple folds of tissue to be captured in the suction ports...
US20120065653 INTRA-GASTRIC FASTENING DEVICES  
Intra-gastric fastening devices are disclosed herein. Expandable devices that are inserted into the stomach of the patient are maintained within by anchoring or otherwise fixing the expandable...
US20110004230 Atraumatic Gastrointestinal Anchor  
The present invention relates to methods and articles for anchoring within a natural bodily lumen. An anchor is adapted to provide differing radially-outward forces along its length, a securing...
US20090177214 Apparatus including multiple invaginators for restoring a gastroesophageal flap valve and method  
A transoral gastroesophageal flap valve restoration assembly comprises a pair of tissue grippers. The device comprises an elongated member having a distal end arranged for being fed down an...
US20080114384 RING MAGNETS FOR SURGICAL PROCEDURES  
A medical device and procedure is provided for rapidly forming an anastomosis between two viscera, while minimizing the potential of breaching the mural boundary. The medical device generally...
US20070162058 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...
US20070162057 Transoral endoscopic gastroesophageal flap valve restoration device, assembly, stystem 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...
US20070088373 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...
US20070060932 Devices and methods for retaining a gastro-esophageal implant  
Various methods and devices are described for retaining a medical implant within a body cavity. According to one aspect, one or more plications are formed and the medical device is coupled to or...
US20060253143 Endovascular stapler  
An endovascular stapler for securing an endograft to a vessel is disclosed. The stapler includes a staple housing adapted for storing at least one staple therein, the staple housing having an exit...
US20060241659 Screw-device for anastomosis  
The present invention, the screw-device, is a mechanical device for anastomosing hollow tube-like structures in the human body, such as blood vessels, bowels and ureters. It is thus not restricted...
US20050165427 Vessel sealing devices  
A device for temporarily sealing an opening in a blood vessel is provided. The device comprises a cutting mechanism for creating an opening in a blood vessel and a seal for sealing the opening in...
US20050070937 Segmented gastric band  
A stoma-adjustable gastric band having a plurality of chambers within a balloon portion is described. Each chamber is supplied fluid via a corresponding inlet in a fluid supply tube. The balloon...
US20050070935 Single lumen access deployable ring for intralumenal anastomosis  
Creating an anastomosis, or the surgical formation of a passage between two normally distinct vessels or lumens, is enhanced by an applier that introduces a ring device without the need for a...
US20150313595 Anastomosis Devices  
Implantable medical devices for connecting tissue layers, such as for connecting a gallbladder and a portion of a gastrointestinal tract to create an anastomosis, include a tubular structure...
US20100087841 ANASTOMOSIS INSTRUMENT AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING SAME  
A surgical instrument for anastomosis of first and second blood vessels is provided. The surgical instrument includes a housing having distal and proximal ends and a handle and a disposable...
US20080228206 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...
US20080097188 EXTERNAL SENSING SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GASTRIC RESTRICTION DEVICES  
Methods and apparatus for quantifying the amount or rate of magnetically susceptible fluid within a gastric lumen are described. In one aspect, a magnetic sensor located external to the patient is...
US20070149994 Intragastric space filler and methods of manufacture  
A gastric space filler device for treating obesity in a patient by reducing the stomach volume comprising at least one inflatable space filler and a pressure sensor secured to the space filler,...
US20070112363 Apparatus including multiple invaginators for restoring a gastroesophageal flap valve and method  
A transoral gastroesophageal flap valve restoration assembly comprises a pair of tissue grippers. The device comprises an elongated member having a distal end arranged for being fed down an...
US20070038232 Apparatus and method for securing the stomach to the diaphragm for use, for example, in treating hiatal hernias and gastroesophageal reflux disease  
A patient's stomach may be secured to the patient's diaphragm. A method to accomplish this includes visualizing a wall of a patient's stomach adjacent the patient's diaphragm from within the...
US20060282107 Intragastric device for treating obesity  
An apparatus comprising an intragastric member re-configurable from a first configuration to a second configuration, the first configuration being sufficiently small to permit introduction of said...
US20060116697 Flexible transoral endoscopic gastroesophageal flap valve restoration device and method  
A transoral gastroesophageal flap valve restoration device has sufficient flexibility and dimension to be passed through the mouth, throat, and esophagus of a patient into the patient's stomach....
US20060036268 Surgical stapling device with tissue tensioner  
A circular stapling device particularly suited for surgical treatment of internal hemorrhoids is provided. The stapling device includes a distal head portion having an anvil and a shell assembly....
US20050251167 Instrument for effecting anastomosis of respective tissues defining two body lumens  
The instrument disclosed may comprise a tube assembly supporting an end effector that may be adapted for insertion into and through the urethra, and adapted for use in effecting the anastomosis of...
US20050228413 Automated transluminal tissue targeting and anchoring devices and methods  
A tissue penetrating device for endoscopy or endosonography-guided transluminal interventions using an automated spring-loaded mechanism is taught. Various modifications and uses including tissue...
US20050154406 Method for anastomosing vessels  
A method for connecting a graft vessel to a target vessel, each vessel having a wall surrounding a lumen, may include providing a connector holder, associating an end of the graft vessel with the...
US20050137614 System and method for connecting implanted conduits  
Methods and devices are disclosed for connecting implantable body fluid conduits, such as catheters and grafts for AV shunts. A connector with thin connector walls at the lumen openings provides a...
US20050096676 Devices and methods for performing a vascular anastomosis  
A system for performing an end-to-side vascular anastomosis including an anastomosis device, an application instrument and methods for performing a vascular anastomosis. The system is applicable...
US20050038457 Tool for deploying an anastomosis device  
A tool for deploying an anastomosis device includes a member configured to hold the anastomosis device, and an expander movable relative to the anastomosis device.
US20130197546 IMPLANTABLE FLOW CONNECTOR  
A system for coupling a first space within the body of a patient with a second space within the body of the patient including a flow connector insertable into the first and second spaces within...
US20110238096 APPARATUS INCLUDING MULTIPLE INVAGINATORS FOR RESTORING A GASTROESOPHAGEAL FLAP VALVE AND METHOD  
A transoral gastroesophageal flap valve restoration assembly comprises a pair of tissue grippers. The device comprises an elongated member having a distal end arranged for being fed down an...
US20100187285 SURGICAL STAPLER FOR APPLYING A LARGE STAPLE THOUGH A SMALL DELIVERY PORT AND A METHOD OF USING THE STAPLER TO SECURE A TISSUE FOLD  
A surgical fastener applier having a handle and a fastener housing extending from the handle. The housing contains a plurality of surgical fasteners. The surgical fasteners have a base, and two...
US20100106172 MECHANICAL ANASTOMOSIS SYSTEM FOR HOLLOW STRUCTURES  
A system for making anastomoses between hollow structures by mechanical means is provided with a device in the shape of an annular or tubular element comprising circumferentially provided means,...
US20090076531 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR BYPASS GRAFT  
A vascular connector includes a main tube having a channel for fluid flow therethrough and opposed ends adapted to be connected to a vascular structure; and at least one inlet tube having a...
US20080228285 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...
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...
US20080200936 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...

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