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US20120150221 Adhesive Suture Structure and Methods of Using the Same  
According to an aspect of the present disclosure, a surgical suture needle assembly is provided including an elongate tube defining a lumen through at least a portion of a length thereof; and a...
US20110112575 Medical Suture Needle  
The goal is to provide a medical suture needle having, as the material, austenite stainless steel with a structure that is elongated in a fiber form while improving the hardness and flexural...
US20110282384 SURGICAL SUTURE MATERIAL WITH BARBS CUT INTO IT IN THE UNDRAWN STATE  
A drawn surgical suture material includes an elongate main body and barbs for anchoring in biological tissues, wherein the barbs are formed by cuts made into the suture material in the undrawn state.
US20100298871 SELF-RETAINING WOUND CLOSURE DEVICE INCLUDING AN ANCHORING LOOP  
A self-retaining suture includes a plurality of tissue retainers which allow deployment in a deployment direction, but prevent movement in the opposite direction. The self-retaining suture has a...
US20110276090 MEDICAL PRODUCT , A SURGICAL KIT, AND A METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE MEDICAL PRODUCT  
A medical product including a biocompatible material includes two mutually opposite main surfaces, wherein at least one of the two main surfaces that anchor biological tissues, wherein the barbs...
US20110066165 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TREATING A HIP JOINT, INCLUDING THE PROVISION AND USE OF A NOVEL SUTURE PASSER  
A suture passer comprising: a shaft having an axis;a first jaw mounted to the shaft in alignment with the axis, the first jaw being configured to releasably support a length of suture thereon;a...
US20110288582 NEEDLE FOR SUTURING INSTRUMENT  
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...
US20150088166 SURGICAL PROCEDURE AND RELATED APPARATUS FOR TREATING SLEEP APNEA BY LIFTING, SUSPENDING AND STIFFENING THE SOFT PALATE  
Methods and apparatuses for lifting, suspending and stiffening a patient's tissue are disclosed. In an embodiment, a method of lifting and stiffening a patient's tissue includes inserting at least...
US20110208157 NEEDLE CONSTRUCTED WITH A TRANSPARENT OR TRANSLUCENT MATERIAL  
In general, the invention features needles, with or without lumens, that contain a barrel being transparent or translucent or having a transparent or translucent portion. Needles of the invention...
US20150142023 RECESSED SURGICAL FASTENING DEVICES  
Novel recessed surgical fastening devices are disclosed. The fastening devices have a compressible member and a fastening element disposed at least partially within the compressible member. The...
US20080091225 COUNTING DEVICE AND METHOD  
In accordance with one or more embodiments, a Counting Device Assembly is capable of counting a number of times a surgical implement causes an incision during a surgical procedure.
US20110319931 RHENIUM TUNGSTEN WIRE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE WIRE AND MEDICAL NEEDLE USING THE WIRE  
The present invention provides a rhenium tungsten wire comprising 10 to 30 mass % of rhenium and balance of tungsten, and having a wire diameter D of 0.10-0.40 mm, wherein a tensile strength T...
US20130023927 WHIPSTITCHED GRAFT CONSTRUCT AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME  
A whip stitched graft construct and method of formation. The whip stitched graft construct includes a plurality of tendon strand regions or soft tissue grafts placed together so that at least a...
US20090281569 Gliding Stitch for Closing Wounds Under Tension  
A gliding stitch technique provides efficient and effective means to close a wound under tension. The gliding stitch is especially useful in treating wounds found within thick skin such as a scalp...
US20140277120 METHOD OF COATING SURGICAL NEEDLES  
A novel silicone coating process for surgical needles is disclosed. Coating solutions are applied to a surgical needle and a stream of air is directed at the needle in a direction substantially...
US20140128912 Tungsten-Rhenium Alloys for Curved Surgical Needle Applications  
Curved surgical needles made from tungsten rhenium alloys are disclosed. The curved surgical needles have body flats. The needles have improved resistance to cracking.
US20080015614 Methods and articles for treatment of rectal prolapse  
Improved methods and devices for treatment of rectal prolapse are provided. A suturing console for suturing the rectal fascia at, to, or about the sacral vertebral fascia is disclosed. A method of...
US20090216268 SUTURE AND SUTURING TECHNIQUE FOR FACILITATING KNOTTING  
A suture for facilitating tying of knots includes a length of suture material fixed to a needle. At least part of the length of the suture material is resiliently biased to a coiled state which is...
US20150141995 Adjustable Loop Constructs And Techniques  
A device for securing tissue or bone. The device includes a self-locking construct, which includes first and second adjustable loops. The first adjustable loop includes a loop passage portion...
US20150039008 SURGICAL INSTRUMENT  
Provided is a suture instrument capable of shortening operation time required to ligate a wound, and cauterizing the wound. Provided is a surgical needle including a shape memory alloy which has...
US20080108957 Surgical Needle And Suture Used Therewith  
The invention essentially relates to a surgical needle (17) comprising a long hollow body (18) and two ends (19, 20). The body (18) comprises a ventral wall (21) and a dorsal wall (22) which are...
US20090043335 Nontraumatic Two-Point Needle for Surgical Suture  
A nontraumatic two-point needle for surgical suture having two or more modular components constituted by hollow and solid needle portions to be assembled by locking the suture line, or lines,...
US20150142018 STITCHING DEVICE WITH LONG NEEDLE  
A needle for use with an endoscopic stitching device includes a first end portion that is movable relative to a second end portion to allow the needle to convert from a first, mis-aligned...
US20070135838 Safety suture needle assemblies and methods  
Suture needles are a significant safety hazard for medical workers, mainly because of accidental needlestick injuries. Disclosed herein are safety suture needle assemblies and related methods. In...
US20150133868 HIGH STRENGTH SUTURE WITH ABSORBABLE CORE AND SUTURE ANCHOR COMBINATION  
A novel high tensile strength semi-absorbable composite suture with minimized non-absorbable mass. The suture has a core made from a bioabsorbable polymer. The core is covered by a braided sheath....
US20080097524 Surgical Thread and Surgical Device  
A surgical thread and a surgical device. The surgical thread includes at least two adjacent elongated elements that are connected to each other and include filament fibers such that a maximum...
US20090082786 MEDICAL DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS FOR USING TISSUE ANCHORS  
Medical devices, systems and related methods for delivering a tissue anchor. The medical devices generally comprise a needle and a sheath that assist in retaining the tissue anchor at the distal...
US20140100607 Method of Closure for Thoracotomy and Thorascopy Incisions  
A method of closing a thoracic incision includes providing a barbed suture and threading the suture around first and second ribs of a chest wall in a generally S-shaped configuration to close an...
US20060269754 Stretched polytetrafluoroethylene formed article, method for production thereof, and composite article  
An expanded polytetrafluoroethylene formed article in which a synthetic resin having a tensile elastic modulus higher than the tensile elastic modulus of polytetrafluoroethylene is applied on or...
US20080065120 SURGICAL INSTRUMENT, KIT AND METHOD FOR CREATING MATTRESS-TYPE STITCHES  
A surgical kit includes an applicator instrument and a needle assembly. The needle assembly provides two spaced pathways and carries a surgical fastener. One anchor of the surgical fastener is...
US20080051833 Suture passer and method of passing suture material  
A suture and needle combination is disclosed for use during surgical and non-surgical procedures comprising a suture needle 16 with a breakaway tip 20, insertable tip 24 or reusable tip 32. Suture...
US20140288594 Dual Diameter, Dual Density ePTFE Suture  
A suture for use in cardiac valve repair comprises a flexible rod of ePTFE (expanded polytetrafluoroethylene) formed with end sections of a first diameter and a center section of a second...
US20050096698 Suture needles and methods of use  
A suture needle is disclosed that includes a shaft, the shaft being marked at least partially with a visual indicator; and a puncture tip at one end of the shaft. The shaft of the needle includes...
US20110270304 PLASTIC SURGICAL INJECTION NEEDLE HAVING SURGICAL THREAD FOR WRINKLE REMOVAL  
Disclosed is an injection needle for plastic surgery prefilled with one or more surgical threads for wrinkle removal. The injection needle for plastic surgery is designed to have a sharp tip...
US20070010855 Facial lifting needle and method thereof  
The present invention concerns a facial lifting needle having a horizontal solid surgical steel needle with two tips at each end of the needle. Both tips have single bevel (one bevel). An opening...
US20100069956 Bending Method Of Medical Suture Needle And Medical Suture Needle  
When a biotissue is sutured using a curved medical suture needle, the penetration resistance becomes uniform. In a bending method, a straight needle-shaped material A which has a thickness...
US20050049632 Ceramic-coated instruments for medical use, ceramic-coated instruments for studying living organisms and process for producing the same  
Providing a ceramic-coated medical appliance quite excellent in insulating performance which has no negative effects on tissues or cells of an organism subjected to surgery; a ceramic-coated...
US20090318958 METHOD OF SUTURING  
The invention relates to a method of suturing. Briefly, a portion of a needle having a continuous suture thread running through the eye is advanced through a first location on a first side of a...
US20070106329 Sickle needle and method  
A surgical needle which is particularly suited for use in limited space applications and a method for its use are disclosed. The surgical needle generally includes an arcuate portion having a...
US20070191886 Needle for endoscopic treatment and operative procedure via body orifice  
A puncture needle includes: a needle part that has a first needle part and a second needle part that are hollow, adjacent, and have resiliency; and a sheath that retractably accommodates the...
US20080027485 Suture loop construct with free floating needle and method of surgery  
A system and method for tissue repair employing a continuous loop of suture attached to a free floating needle. The free floating needle is not swaged on the suture so that, after passing the...
US20060173491 Needle for suturing instrument  
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...
US20090112258 Needle Attachment For A Surgical Sewing Instrument  
A needle attachment for a surgical sewing instrument has a proximal-side connector for connecting to a sewing instrument. The needle attachment has a hollow shaft-like body which has a curved...
US20100016866 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE SUTURING  
The invention includes a needle loader that may be used with a suturing device. The needle loader includes a generally planar needle supporting surface, a hub configured and adapted for receiving...
US20070198038 Microdevices for Tissue Approximation and Retention, Methods for Using, and Methods for Making  
Embodiments of invention are directed to micro-scale of mesoscale tissue approximation instruments that may be delivered to the body of a patient during minimally invasive or other surgical...
US20050125035 Active suture for the delivery of therapeutic fluids  
An active suture that can be used for the delivery of therapeutic fluids to the tissue surrounding a wound is disclosed. The active suture may include a connector designed to join a fluid source,...
US20050113869 Armed suture with adhesively attached surgical needle  
An adhesively attached armed suture has a needle with a suture hole formed therein. The suture has an end thereof inserted into the suture hole and is adhesively bonded therein. The adhesive has a...
US20060190040 Coated surgical needles  
The present disclosure relates to surgical needles having a coating thereon, the coating formed from a coating composition comprising at least one anesthetic material.
US20090163950 Surgical needle holder with attached suture cutter  
A surgical instrument comprises two elongated arms terminating in a finger ring and a jaw for holding a needle. The arms are pivotably fastened to each other and a scissors member that includes a...
US20100094336 SURGICAL SE SUTURE NEEDLE  
A surgical needle possesses enhanced needle attributes including needle sharpness and resistance to bending or breaking during use. The surgical needle includes an elongated needle body defining a...

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