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9028403 Access port having rollable proximal end  
A surgical access device for insertion into an opening in tissue includes an adjustable member at a proximal end which is transitionable between an un-deployed configuration where the adjustable...
9011323 Method and apparatus for soft tissue retraction  
A soft tissue retractor includes a retractor body and a proximal projection extends generally perpendicular to the proximal end of the retractor body. An illumination waveguide engages a slot in...
9005116 Access device  
Various devices and methods are provided with respect to inserting multiple surgical instruments through a single surgical access device. A medical device including a flexible tissue retractor a...
8961408 Expandable surgical access port  
A surgical access assembly for positioning within an opening in tissue including an outer frame positionable outside a patient and defining an opening therein dimensioned to receive a surgical...
8827903 Modular tool heads for use with circular surgical instruments  
Various universal ports for installation into a colon are disclosed. Some embodiments include means for permitting an anvil of a surgical stapler to pass through a port in a first direction and...
8821390 Surgical access method and assembly including sleeve and port  
A surgical access assembly includes a sleeve and a port. The sleeve is adapted for insertion within tissue to access an underlying tissue site. The sleeve defines a first passage therethrough. The...
8795311 Stoma dilator  
A stoma dilator having a base dilator and a plurality of dilators coaxially disposed over the base dilator. The base dilator has a hub and an opening therethrough. Each of the plurality of...
8752553 Apparatus for use in surgery and a valve  
Apparatus for use in surgery comprises a sleeve (1) having an entry opening (4) at an outer end and an exit opening (5) at an inner end to access a patient's body. Exit sealing means (10) are...
8734336 Wound retractor device  
A wound retractor device comprises a distal member for insertion into a wound opening, a proximal member for location externally of the wound opening, a connecting member extending at least...
8721536 Arcuate surgical guidance system and methods  
This disclosure is directed to minimally-invasive devices, methods and systems used through small access portals to minimize trauma to structures adjacent the treatment site. The access device...
8668641 Surgical access assembly with sleeve and adjustable fastener  
A surgical access assembly and method of use is disclosed, including an access member, a tissue engaging member, a sleeve extending from a portion of the membrane, and a fastening member to couple...
8579807 Absorbing fluids in a surgical access device  
The present invention generally provides methods and devices for removing fluid from a surgical instrument. Surgical access devices and seal systems are generally provided having one or more...
8435174 Methods and devices for accessing a body cavity  
Methods and devices are provided for accessing a surgical site. In one embodiment, an access device is provided having a housing and a cannula extending distally therefrom. The cannula and the...
8430811 Multiple port surgical access device  
Various devices are provided for allowing multiple surgical instruments to be inserted through a single surgical access device at variable angles of insertion, allowing for ease of manipulation...
8425410 Surgical access device with protective element  
Various devices are provided for allowing multiple surgical instruments to be inserted through a single surgical access device at variable angles of insertion, allowing for ease of manipulation...
8425411 Windowed flexor tendon sheath retractor and dilator  
A surgical device and method used to assist in the surgical repair of damaged and/or severed tendons. In the present invention, the device is comprised of a distal conical member, having an inner...
8357085 Devices and methods for providing access into a body cavity  
Methods and devices are provided for accessing a body cavity. In general, a surgical access device is provided that can include a retractor that forms a working channel through tissue, a seal...
8353825 Access portal including sponge  
A surgical access portal includes a seal housing and a sleeve mounted to the sleeve housing having an internal longitudinal passage adapted to provide access to underlying tissue. A seal is in...
8273017 Surgical access port with ring actuated latching mechanism  
A surgical devices comprises a roll-up wound protector with a distal ring, a proximal ring, and a flexible sleeve having a length extending between the proximal and distal rings. The proximal ring...
8267857 Expandable port for accessing a bodily opening  
Medical systems, devices and methods are provided for accessing a bodily opening. One embodiment of a medical device generally includes a flexible sheath and an expandable member. The flexible...
8267858 Wound retractor with gel cap  
An incrementally adjustable wound retractor, which provides access to a body cavity, includes an inner ring having a diameter greater than the desired diameter of the wound incision, an outer ring...
8246539 Pericardium management method for intra-pericardial surgical procedures  
A method for managing the pericardium during intra-pericardial procedures such as the delivery of cardiac support devices. One embodiment of the method includes making an incision through the...
8226553 Access device with insert  
Various devices and methods are provided with respect to inserting multiple surgical instruments through a single surgical access device. A medical device including a flexible tissue retractor and...
8211011 Diaphragm entry for posterior surgical access  
Methods and devices described herein facilitate improved treatment of body organs.
8142354 Laminated surgical access port  
A surgical access port comprises a wound protector adapted for insertion into a wound in the abdominal wall of a patient. A resilient pad comprising a laminated structure with a plurality of...
8142356 Method of manipulating tissue  
Devices and methods for moving tissue and/or moving the devices relative to the tissue during a surgical procedure are disclosed. The devices and methods disclosed herein can be used in...
8137267 Retractor with flexible sleeve  
Devices and methods are disclosed for accessing a body cavity or other surgical site while providing optimal device length and improved tissue retraction, device retention and stability, and seal...
8126672 Ear-type thermometer and a control method thereof  
An ear-type thermometer which measures body temperature using a temperature detection element 21 that detects ambient temperature and an infrared detection element 22 that detects infrared...
8083774 Percutaneous vertebral fusion system  
A method of repositioning or fixing a first vertebrae or portion of a first vertebrae comprising fixing a bone screw in the first vertebrae and a bone screw in a second vertebrae, where each bone...
7896806 Speculum cover  
A speculum cover that is adapted to sheath the blades of a speculum, and to support lateral vaginal walls to facilitate vaginal/cervical examination during gynecological exams and surgery. The...
7892172 Circular surgical retractor  
A wound retractor for retracting a surgical incision includes an inner ring, an outer ring and a distensible sleeve coupled to the inner and outer rings. The outer ring includes at least a pair of...
7883461 Wound retractor with gel cap  
An incrementally adjustable wound retractor, which provides access to a body cavity, includes an inner ring having a diameter greater than the desired diameter of the wound incision, an outer ring...
7828727 Minimally invasive bone manipulation device and method of use  
A surgical apparatus. The apparatus includes a handle structure, a shaft structure coupled to the handle structure, and a spreading structure coupled to the shaft structure and movable between a...
7824410 Instruments and methods for minimally invasive spine surgery  
A minimally invasive surgical method includes inserting a first port that defines a first pathway to a first vertebra, advancing a first anchor through the first port to the first vertebra,...
7695433 Laryngoscope with disposable blade cover  
A laryngoscope for use with a disposable blade cover is provided. The laryngoscope comprises a handle and a blade. The laryngoscope further comprises an actuator system for selectively securing...
7578820 Devices and techniques for a minimally invasive disc space preparation and implant insertion  
Methods and instruments are provided for performing spinal disc space preparation and implant insertion in minimally invasive procedures. The instruments include cutting instruments and implant...
7195589 Pressure relief pad for use with a circumferential retractor  
A pressure relief pad for use against a body member during orthopaedic surgery including a pad of a resilient material having a first outer surface and a second outer surface. The first outer...
7182729 Surgical retractor with removable scissor arms  
A retractor having interchangeable or replaceable blades facilitates the expansion of a surgical site below an incision in the skin, and establishes a work-through surgical space. The retractor...
7063664 Disposable cover to a vaginal speculum  
A disposable cover for the opposed blades of a vaginal speculum comprises a tube of sheet plastic or elastomeric material having an opening at one end of the tube to receive the opposed blades of...
7056321 Method of securing vertebrae  
A method of fixing first and second vertebrae of a patient together at a surgical site includes inserting a first cannula into the body of the patient. A fusion device is moved through the cannula...
6733442 Accessory for surgical instrument  
The present invention provides a surgical device for decreasing the trauma imposed on soft tissue by extended contact with a surgical device during a surgical procedure by thermally treating the...
6367973 Probe cover detaching mechanism and ear type clinical thermometer  
A probe cover detaching mechanism for detaching a probe cover mounted to abut against a probe that is to be inserted into the earhole from the probe includes an operating member to which is...
6254271 Probe cover of tympanic thermometer  
A probe cover of a tympanic thermometer having a probe comprises a base in the form of a ring-type plastic sheet formed with a central opening; and a film sheath that is infrared transparent and...
6152596 Protective cover for infrared thermometer  
A probe cover for an infrared (IR) thermometer having two distinct portions, one which is substantially rigid, and the other which is stretchable by at least two times to envelop the probe of the...
5935058 Speculum cover, method of manufacturing same and cover accommodating case  
A sensor probe cover (20) is composed of two substantially square transparent films (21) and (22) and a ring (23) having a hole (23a) suitable for being mated with a sensor probe (12). The center...
5803902 Surgical retractor  
A surgical retractor is disclosed having a handle portion, an elongated body portion extending distally from the handle portion and including an outer tube, a stabilizing member extending from a...
5709646 Surgical retractor covers  
The present invention teaches an elastic, sterile and disposable cover pad which can be secured over surgical retractors to reduce slipping of the retractor in the body cavity and reduce trauma to...
5695454 Cover for a laryngoscope  
A cover for a laryngoscope which includes a generally elongated cylindrical handle, a branch member and an insertion member. The cover generally comprises an end sheath, a Y-branch portion...
5688223 Retractor support with adjustable retractor blades  
A retractor apparatus for use in conducting a surgical operation through an incision in a patient. The retractor includes a retractor support, a plurality of surgical retractors, and a stretchable...
5556371 Device for transanal resectate extraction  
In a device for transanal resectate extraction which includes a rectoscope sleeve with a proximal tubular end portion, a connecting piece sealingly mounted onto said tubular proximate end portion...

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