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US20120116448 LENGTH-CONTROL SUTURE TECHNIQUE  
A method of suturing a wound using a length-control technique. The method includes the step of placing a first pass of suture having barbs, with a first pre-attached needle, completely through the...
US20140371791 SUTURING ASSEMBLY WITH SPACER  
A suturing assembly including a first puncture element including a sharp distal end for puncturing tissue, a second puncture element including a sharp distal end for puncturing tissue, the distal...
US20140207187 INFANT GLOVE HAVING A REVERSIBLE POCKET  
A pacifier glove is provided. The pacifier glove includes a mitten body having opposing sides and having a closed end and an open end, the opposing sides of the mitten body defining an opening...
US20140155914 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR PASSING SUTURES THROUGH TISSUE  
A suture passer device is provided including a jaw configuration that grasps targeted tissue such as tendons or muscles in a similar manner as existing suture passer devices; however, the device...
US20150100084 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR SUTURING  
The present disclosure generally relates to medical devices including sutures and methods of use thereof. The medical device may include a suture having projections angled with respect to a...
US20130030390 Improved needles made of a particular plastic material  
Needle comprising a polyarylene material comprising a polyarylene. The needle can meet all the advantages of metal, while avoiding its drawbacks. It has a high rigidity and ductility, and is...
US20140107671 HANDHELD SAFETY SUTURING DEVICE  
Needle-stick injuries are associated with considerable risk of morbidity for healthcare workers and patients. The present invention of a handheld surgical suturing device allows tor visualization...
US20110106124 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ARTHROSCOPIC ROTATOR CUFF REPAIR USING TRANSOSSEOUS TUNNELS  
There is provided a device for making an arthroscopic rotator cuff repair having a hooked bone-penetrating portion having a sharp tip, a shaft for transmitting force, and a gripping portion. The...
US20120271322 Devices and Methods for Continuous Surgical Suturing  
A machine constructed and configured for automatic continuous suturing for reduced or minimized scarring and reduced suturing time, including methods of using the same. A device for continuous...
US20120034470 Low Coefficient of Friction Coating for Metallic Surfaces  
Disclosed herein is an article or device such as surgical devices, needles such as surgical needles, razors, cutting/slicing devices containing a metallic surface, a primer layer disposed on the...
US20130079813 TISSUE FIXATION DEVICES AND METHODS  
In one embodiment, a medical device includes a tissue anchor, and elongate member, a first needle, and a second needle. The tissue anchor has a first arm portion, a second arm portion, and a base...
US20140172015 Surgical Needle with Formed Steps  
A surgical needle for use in a circular needle applier comprises a leading end, a trailing end, and an arced body between the leading and trailing ends. The body has a medial face and a lateral...
US20120150200 Endoscopic Needle Assembly  
A needle and suture assembly is provided for use with an endoscopic suturing device with a needle holder arm. The needle assembly includes a needle tip and a needle body. The needle tip has a...
US20130274768 SURGICAL APPARATUS AND METHOD  
An implant manipulator may have a distal end that retains an implant, a proximal end, and an intermediate portion between the ends. The intermediate portion may have a cross-sectional shape that...
US20140081320 SUTURE LEADER  
Methods and devices are provided for securing tissue to bone. In general, a suture leader can have leading and trailing ends, and an inner passageway configured to receive a strand of suture...
US20140074126 REMOVING NEEDLES FROM A SUTURING DEVICE  
Suturing systems and needle removal devices for more efficiently removing needles from suturing systems are provide. In some embodiments, a suturing system guide body includes one or more needle...
US20130178865 INSERT AND INSERT SYSTEM FOR A LAPAROSCOPIC INSTRUMENT  
An insert 30 comprises a rod 32 having a proximal end 34 and a distal end 36. The insert 30 also comprises a tool 38 which is demountably coupled to the distal end 36. Proximal end 34 is formed...
US20110172706 TOOL DELIVERY SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF USE  
Tool delivery systems and methods of use are disclosed herein. The delivery systems include a case for transporting a flexible tool to a procedure site and a guide tube. In one aspect, the...
US20120143248 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE SUTURING  
Devices and methods for minimally invasive suturing are disclosed. One suturing device for minimally invasive suturing includes a proximal section a distal end, and an intermediate region...
US20120123470 Medical Suturing Needle  
Provided is a medical suturing needle or a round needle having a circular section, which is balanced between the magnitude of an insertion resistance to living tissues and the difficulty in...
US20130172930 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 which has a thickness decreased...
US20110301642 Curved needle  
A needle assembly and method for ligating a vessel. The needle shaft is substantially curved and carries a shuttle tethered to a needle. The shuttle is configured to move longitudinally between...
US20110152926 NEEDLE COATING FORMULATION HAVING LUBRICITY AND DURABILITY  
A medical device coated with a novel lubricious coating is disclosed. The coating contains a pre-oxidized hydrophobic polymer, a cross-linking agent, a silicone or siloxane polymer, a slip agent...
US20140005719 SUTURE NEEDLE  
An object of the present invention is to provide a revolutionary suture needle of exceptionally high marketability. The suture needle curves in the lengthwise direction of the needle body. A...
US20130096609 Tube-Type Medical Needle Unit And Method Of Inserting Plurality Of Medical Sutures Into Tube-Type Medical Needle  
Provided are a tube-type medical needle unit and a method of mounting a plurality of medical sutures in a tube-type needle. The tube-type medical needle unit includes a tube-type needle including...
US20120158049 MEDICAL SUTURE NEEDLE  
The limit of crush or bend occurring at a needle tip is extended or the strength of a needle tip portion is improved without having a bad influence on operation performed by a medical doctor in a...
US20120259359 SUTURE NEEDLE  
The present invention addresses the problem of providing an innovative suture needle which exhibits unprecedented effects. An uneven part is provided to left and right side parts of a distal end...
US20080147118 TUNGSTEN ALLOY SUTURE NEEDLES WITH SURFACE COLORATION  
A medical device, particularly a suture needle, comprising a tungsten alloy and having a blue, yellow or black surface coloration.
US20130226231 Suturing Apparatus and Method  
A suturing apparatus comprises a pair of jaws. A bendable needle housed in one of the jaws is adapted to carry a suture. An optional suture receiver may be disposed adjacent to the opposite jaw. A...
US20140277109 BENDABLE SUTURE NEEDLE WITH FREE VARYING ANGLE AND HOLDER THEREFOR  
A suturing device including an outer bendable body and an inner bendable needle with a freely bendable angle includes a longitudinally extending outer hollow body having a point and a hollow...
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,...
US20120203275 SURGICAL SUTURE MATERIAL AND METHOD FOR THE APPLICATION THEREOF  
A surgical suture material and a method to the use thereof are represented by different needles and surgical threads. The main embodiments comprises a needle (6), consisting of two needles (7, 8)...
US20130338709 Needle Unit  
A needle unit includes an outer cannula and an inner wire passing through a passageway thereof. The outer cannula is straight or curved, and the outer cannula has a piercing end and an open end...
US20120221045 NEEDLE UNIT  
A needle unit includes an outer cannula and an inner wire passing through a passageway thereof. The outer cannula is straight or curved, and the outer cannula has a piercing end and an open end...
US20100023053 EYELESS SUTURE NEEDLE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME  
A simple fabrication method for a suture needle coated with silicone, which prevents silicone from penetrating into a hole is provided. The fabrication method for a suture needle coated with...
US20090157116 RAPID THERMAL TREATMENT FOR ENHANCING BENDING STIFFNESS AND YIELD MOMENT OF CURVED NEEDLES  
An apparatus for thermally treating a plurality of curved suture needles. The apparatus includes a conveyer for transferring the plurality of curved suture needles from a source of curved suture...
US20090292312 TRIANGULAR SUTURE NEEDLE  
A triangular suture needle having a low thrust resistance and a press mold suitable for manufacturing the same are provided. The triangular suture needle includes: an angular triangular...
US20080147117 TUNGSTEN ALLOY SUTURE NEEDLES  
A method for making a curved tungsten alloy suture needle comprising the step of heating tungsten alloy needle blanks or a tungsten alloy suture needle to a temperature below the recrystallization...
US20140257377 SUTURE NEEDLE  
There is provided a suture needle having a base end surface to which either both ends of a single suture thread or two suture threads are attached allowing easy and secure attachment even of a...
US20100082062 SUTURING ASSEMBLY  
A suturing needle is disclosed having a main longitudinal axis, a distal sharp portion and proximal portion along said axis. The distal portion is hollowed, and the hollow is approximately...
US20090228041 ARTHROSCOPIC MENISCAL REPAIR SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
An arthroscopic meniscal tear repair device comprises a catch needle and a transfer needle. which are pierced into a torn meniscus and advanced past the tear. Suture is transferred by a suture...
US20100217315 DRILL PIN FOR SUTURE PASSING  
A method and apparatus for anatomical tissue repair, such as ligament repair and reconstruction with suture and/or graft passage, employing a pin with a suture passing mechanism. The suture...
US20140371790 SUTURE PASSING SURGICAL INSTRUMENT  
A surgical instrument includes first and second members configured to receive tissue therebetween. The first member is adapted to receive suture, the second member is coupled to the first member,...
US20090182375 SUTURE FOR WOUND CLOSURE, TISSUE APPROXIMATION, TISSUE SUPPORT, SUSPENSION AND/OR FIXATION  
A suture assembly includes an elongated flexible body which may be either a single filament for a multiple strand braided or woven body, supporting a plurality of shaped tissue-engaging elements...
US20100023054 Suturing Needle  
Provided is a suturing needle, which can be reliably held by a needle holder, which can transmit a high thrust, and which can reduce the fear of damaging a patient and the deformation when a...
US20090105752 Hypodermic stiching needle  
The present invention discloses an apparatus for a hypodermic stitching needle, one in which the hypodermic hollow tube has an insert slot for a thread insertion, thread which extends through the...
US20080065155 Surgical needle and method of manufacturing a surgical needle  
In order to develop a surgical needle comprising an elongate needle body and a needle point formed on a distal end of the needle body, wherein the needle body is manufactured in particular from an...
US20090018580 Surgical Method and Apparatus  
A surgical method and apparatus is provided for reducing the effects of aging skin. SSTFM under the skin is engaged through an incision by a suture needle that carries a suture. The sutured SSTFM...
US20100036415 SURGICAL NEEDLE WITH REDUCED CONTACT AREA  
The present disclosure relates to a surgical needle that includes a proximal end adapted for attachment to a surgical filament, a distal end, and a shaft extending therebetween. An outer surface...
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...

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