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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...
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...
US20090259251 LOOP SUTURE  
The present disclosure relates to a suture having a proximal end defining a first outer diameter and a distal end configured to accommodate the proximal end of the suture to form a closed loop stitch.
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...
US20080255612 SELF-RETAINING SYSTEMS FOR SURGICAL PROCEDURES  
The present invention relates generally to self-retaining systems for surgical procedures, methods of manufacturing self-retaining systems for surgical procedures, and their uses.
US20080039894 DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR RETRACTING, LIFTING, COMPRESSING, SUPPORTING OR REPOSITIONING TISSUES OR ANATOMICAL STRUCTURES  
Devices, systems and methods for retracting, lifting, compressing, supporting or repositioning tissues, organs, anatomical structures, grafts or other structures within the body of human or animal...
US20070260279 Yarns containing thermoplastic elastomer copolymer and polyolefin filaments  
Braids and surgical devices are made from yarns that include at least one filament made from a thermoplastic elastomer copolymer and at least one filament made from a polyolefin material.
US20150094760 SURGICAL SUTURE MATERIAL WITH BARBS CUT INTO IT IN THE UNDRAWN STATE  
A surgical suture material includes a drawn elongate main body and barbs adapted to anchor in human and/or animal tissues, wherein the barbs are partially in drawn form.
US20140154236 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR TREATING PAIN ASSOCIATED WITH TONSILLECTOMIES  
Described here are devices and methods for treating one or more conditions or symptoms associated with a tonsil procedure. In some variations, a drug-releasing device may be at least partially...
US20080009902 SUTURES AND FIBROSING AGENTS  
Sutures are used in combination with fibrosing agents to induce or stimulate fibrosis that between the sutures and the host tissues into which the sutures are inserted. Compositions and methods...
US20060135995 Barbed Suture in Combination with Surgical Needle  
A barbed suture for connecting tissue, and a combination surgical needle with a barbed suture. The suture includes an elongated body and a plurality of barbs projecting from the body. Each barb...
US20050125036 Heterogeneous yarns for surgical articles  
Heterogeneous yarns containing strands of dissimilar materials are useful in forming surgical device.
US20160193043 MITRAL VALVE CERCLAGE ANNULOPLASTY APPRATUS AND METHOD THEREOF  
A mitral cerclage annuloplasty apparatus comprises a tissue protective device and a knot delivery device. The tissue protective device comprises a first protective tube and a second protective...
US20160166246 Methods and Devices for Threading Sutures  
Methods and devices are provided for anchoring suture to bone. In one embodiment, an elongate weave of fibers can be provided having a first portion with a first pick count and a second portion...
US20140379027 SUTURING CONSTRUCT WITH SPLICED TAILS  
A surgical construct having a flexible strand with a middle region and at least two opposing tail regions that are spliced to form a single tail. The middle region has a first diameter and the...
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...
US20110264139 SUTURES AND FIBROSING AGENTS  
Sutures are used in combination with fibrosing agents to induce or stimulate fibrosis that between the sutures and the host tissues into which the sutures are inserted. Compositions and methods...
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...
US20070225763 Marked Suture  
Disclosed herein is a suture material formed of a flexible strand of suture having at least one marking thereon. The marking is one that is indicative of at least one use characteristic of the suture.
US20170086806 VASCULAR CLOSURE METHODS AND APPARATUSES  
A vascular closure device comprised of a sheath-delivered cincture or noose-like device or knot comprised of suture, wire, or other suitable materials, that is placed on the external surface of a...
US20130238020 MODULAR STRUCTURE  
Sutures are provided having a first elongate body and a separate, second elongate body. The first elongate body includes a first connection structure and the second elongate body may include a...
US20110238111 Soft Tissue Fixation Using A Looped Suture Construct  
A looped suture construct is formed by looping a suture on itself and slidably connecting the suture through an anchoring structure such that a looped end and a free end of the suture are on...
US20100298872 SURGICAL SUTURE MATERIAL CONSISTING OF BRAIDED THREAD  
A surgical suture includes a filamentary braid including filamentary elements (16; 20; 216; 220a-e; 34; 36; 44) projecting from the filamentary braid for anchoring in biological tissues.
US20100298637 SUTURE WITH A POINTED END AND AN ANCHOR END AND WITH EQUALLY SPACED TISSUE GRASPING PROTRUSIONS LOCATED AT SUCCESSIVE AXIAL LOCATIONS  
A tissue connector has a first pointed end, an anchor end, a body with a periphery and a plurality of protrusions projecting from said periphery of said body. The plurality of protrusions are...
US20090157184 Method and Apparatus for the Treatment of the Intervertebral Disc Annulus  
The present invention provides methods and devices for treating the annulus of an intervertebral disc. The methods and devices can employ an expandable treatment device which is deployed at least...
US20080294193 UNITARY SURGICAL DEVICE AND METHOD  
Unitary surgical devices (10) are disclosed. One group of the illustrated devices has a pair of biocompatible, bioresorbable anchors (16,18) connected to fixed lengths suture. The anchors (16,18)...
US20070239206 Suture with adhesive/sealant delivery mechanism  
A suture has a fluid delivery line for improved retention of a suture line. The suture includes a suture body including a central lumen. The suture body further includes an inner surface along the...
US20070219587 Surgical Thread for Plastic, Dermatologic, and Reconstructive Surgery and for Surgical Sutures  
A surgical thread to be used for plastic, dermatological, cosmetic, operations as well as for general surgery, emergency surgery, and all of specialized surgeries is provided with inclined...
US20060047312 Biomaterial for suturing  
A biomaterial for suturing comprising a physiologically compatible support material coated with a cellular population with proliferative and/or differentiation capacity, characteristics which...
US20050033362 High strength suture with collagen fibers  
A high strength abrasion resistant surgical suture material with improved tie down characteristics and enhanced tissue remodeling and biocompatibility includes protein polymer fibers blended with...
US20160015389 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR ADVANCING AND ANCHORING SUTURE IN TISSUE  
Suture constructs have a distal suture anchor and optionally a proximal suture anchor for mobilizing the sutures within tissue. The suture may be implanted using conventional straight, curved, or...
US20140243891 TISSUE PROTECTOR SUTURE CONSTRUCTS  
Fixation of soft tissue to bone (or of soft tissue to soft tissue) is performed using a flexible material (for example, a suture strand, a braid, a suture tape, a stuffed suture, or a combination...
US20100268331 PROCESS FOR SPINNING UHMWPE, UHMWPE MULTIFILAMENT YARNS PRODUCED THEREOF AND THEIR USE  
The invention relates to a gel-spinning process for producing a high tensile strength ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) multifilament yarn comprising ultra-low dtex filaments, the...
US20090143819 COATINGS FOR MODIFYING MONOFILAMENT AND MULTI-FILAMENTS SELF-RETAINING SUTURES  
The present invention provides that coatings applied to natural, synthetic and recombinant expressed polymer filaments can be used to modify the properties of monofilament and multifilament...
US20070016251 Monofilament sutures made from a composition containing ultra high molecular weight polyethylene  
The present disclosure provides surgical sutures made from a composition including an ultra high molecular weight polyethylene. Methods for producing such sutures and uses thereof are also provided.
US20060135994 Barbed Suture in Combination with Surgical Needle  
A barbed suture for connecting tissue, and a combination surgical needle with a barbed suture. The suture includes an elongated body and a plurality of barbs projecting from the body. Each barb...
US20060116718 Device and method for tacking a prosthetic screen  
Prosthetic screen tacking device including a filament with at least one barb and one or more of a perpendicular foot at one end, a loop at the other end and a needle at the other end. When a...
US20060089672 Yarns containing filaments made from shape memory alloys  
Braids and surgical devices are made from yarns that include at least one filament made from a shape memory material.
US20140163612 NOVEL SUTURE  
A knotless suture system formed from two lengths of suture joined at a suture junction point, with at least four suture limbs extending from the suture junction. The knotless suture system...
US20130066423 MINIMALLY INVASIVE TISSUE SUPPORT  
Embodiments of apparatus and methods for tissue lifting, or for correcting a ptosis condition caused by tissue stretching, are described. In some embodiments a tissue is supported by a support...
US20110282386 CONTINUOUS-FILAMENT THREAD HAVING A PLURALITY OF BARBS AND A BARBED SUTURE  
A continuous-filament thread includes a continuous-filament thread body including a plurality of barbs projecting from the thread body.
US20110264138 CODED HETEROFUNCTIONAL SUTURES AND METHODS  
A marked heterofunctional surgical filament. The filament comprises two or more sections having different features, and the different sections of the filament are provided with markers in order...
US20110166598 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR TONGUE STABILIZATION  
Tongue-stabilization devices and methods, such as, for example, for treatment and/or reduction of symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
US20110112557 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR LAPAROSCOPIC PORT SITE SUTURE  
A surgical device for guiding a needle during suturing of an incision comprising a body for insertion in the incision having a first passage to conduct an end of the needle below a location...
US20100318123 CONTINUOUS METHOD ANASTOMOSIS USING SELF-RETAINING SUTURES  
An anastomosis procedure utilizes a self-retaining suture to secure one vessel to another vessel. A single self-retaining suture is deployed in a continuous pattern around the interface between...
US20100057123 RECOMBINANT EXPRESSED BIOADSORBABLE POLYHYDROXYALKANOATE MONOFILAMENT AND MULTI-FILAMENTS SELF-RETAINING SUTURES  
The present invention provides polymers made by genetically engineering microorganisms for making a self-retaining suture. In an embodiment of the present invention the genetically engineering...
US20090318960 METHOD OF KNOTLESS TISSUE FIXATION WITH CRISS-CROSS SUTURE PATTERN  
A knotless tissue fixation (such as an arthroscopic rotator cuff repair) with a criss-cross suture pattern. The criss-cross pattern is obtained by (i) providing a first medial row constructed with...
US20090312774 Yarns Containing Filaments Made From Shape Memory Alloys  
Braids and surgical devices are made from yarns that include at least one filament made from a shape memory material.
US20090012538 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR CONTINUOUS SUTURE PASSING  
Described herein are suture passers for suturing tissue in a continuous manner by passing a suture attached to a suture shuttle through. A suture passer may include a first jaw, a second jaw, and...
US20080221618 CO-EXTRUDED TISSUE GRASPING MONOFILAMENT  
A co-extruded tissue grasping monofilament and a method for making the same. The monofilament includes a core made of a first material and extending along a length of said monofilament, and a...

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