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8992560 Expandable shield instrument for use in intraocular surgery  
An instrument capable of providing large-area shielding within an isolated operating region, such as the eye, while being passable through a small incision in the region through which the...
8974380 Surgical retractor  
A surgical retractor and a method of minimally invasive surgery, wherein the surgical retractor includes ribs and a mechanism for microns-resolution transferring of linear and rotational movements...
8974381 Cervical retractor  
An anterior cervical retractor comprises a first medial-lateral retractor body having a base arm and a moving arm and a pair of retractor blades. The retractor blades may be side loading or top...
8968192 Systems and methods for tissue retraction  
A retractor system for percutaneous surgery in a patient includes first and second retractor portions positionable opposite one another in an incision of the patient. An actuating member is...
8945003 Surgical retractor with curved rotating blades  
Various embodiments of the present invention provide a surgical retractor having two blade-supporting arms, which are mounted to be laterally slideable towards and apart from each other by a...
8915846 Surgical access system and related methods  
A system for accessing a surgical target site and related methods, involving an initial distraction system for creating an initial distraction corridor, and an assembly capable of distracting from...
8911364 Spine retractor and distractor device  
A spine retractor and distractor device comprises spinal process clamps and a retractor assembly, which may be rotatably coupled with the spinal process clamps. The retractor assembly may include...
8900137 Cervical retractor  
An anterior cervical retractor comprises a retractor body having a base arm and a moving arm and a pair of retractor blades having a side loading blade and a top loading blade. The base arm...
8876687 Surgical retractor and retractor assembly  
Retractor for insertion in an incision of a patient includes a frame defining a central opening and a reference plane, and at least one blade disposed within the central opening. The blade...
8864660 Self-retaining vaginal retractor with a weighted speculum  
The present self-retaining vaginal retractor with a weighted speculum comprises the weighted speculum including the speculum blade, speculum projection comprising the teeth for controllable...
8864659 Seal anchor for use in surgical procedures  
A surgical apparatus for positioning within a tissue tract accessing an underlying body cavity, includes a seal anchor member comprising a compressible material and being adapted to transition...
8852089 Instrumentation for tissue retraction  
Instrumentation for retracting tissue comprising a retractor member including a sidewall defining an axial passage extending along a length thereof and a lateral opening in transverse...
8795165 Pivoting dilator  
A dilator (100) for expanding a vessel incision to assist insertion of a catheter thereinto and having a distal end (104) and a proximal end (106). The dilator has two portions (110,210) that are...
8795166 Remote tissue retraction device  
A medical device for managing tissue in an organ, such as the stomach, for retracting or positioning tissue and related organs to allow certain regions of the stomach to be acquired for a...
8784306 Remote tissue retraction device  
A medical device for managing tissue in an organ, such as the stomach, for retracting or positioning tissue and related organs to allow certain regions of the stomach to be acquired for a...
8702601 Medical access device having a protection against an excessive application of leverage  
A medical access device for creating an access to a body for minimally invasive intervention has a hollow body assembled from at least two parts having longitudinal extending edges. Each part has...
8696560 Minimally open retraction device  
A retractor having a pair of blades is disclosed. A ring having an opening is attached to one end of the blades. The blades define a channel therebetween. The blades may be pivotally coupled to...
8696559 Surgical access system and related methods  
A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue refraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of...
8685035 Intervertebral prosthesis placement instrument  
The invention concerns an intervertebral prosthesis placement instrument which can be used to facilitate accurate positioning of a spinal disc prosthesis between adjacent spinal vertebrae. The...
8679007 Device for surgical operations on a prolapse  
A device for surgical operations on a prolapse, comprising a hollow stretcher body (2) having a prevalent development direction along a longitudinal axis (A) and being insertable in an orifice,...
8668715 Cervical spine retractor  
A cervical retractor includes a bi-folded body; a pair of primary pegs extending outward from the bi-folded body and in a first direction substantially perpendicular to a longitudinal axis of the...
8636655 Tissue retraction system and related methods  
Instruments, and methods for performing surgical procedures on the spine, including creating an operative corridor to the spine with a tissue retraction system and registering the tissue...
8602984 Surgical retractor systems and illuminated cannulae  
This invention includes surgical retractors that comprise an expandable frame that includes at least two base components, a connector, and at least two retractor blades attached to the expandable...
8602982 Surgical access system and related methods  
A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue retraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of...
8579810 Expandable thoracic access port  
A surgical access assembly includes first and second wings disposed in opposed relation relative to one another. Each wing includes a body portion, a distal portion and first and second portions....
8579809 Radially expanding surgical retractor  
A radially expanding surgical retractor which includes a base having a thickness, the base having a first slot extending through the thickness in a first arc, and a second slot discrete from the...
8562521 Surgical access system and related methods  
A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue refraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of...
8550994 Surgical access system and related methods  
A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue refraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of...
8523768 Surgical access system and related methods  
A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue refraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of...
8512261 Perineal elasticity meter  
A Perineal elasticity meter having a circular central stem marked with millimeter markings and a sleeve portion surrounding the circular stem. Hinges connect the sleeve to expanders that extend...
8480576 Access system for minimally invasive spinal surgery  
A retractor assembly for defining a working channel to a surgical site for conducting minimally invasive spinal surgery includes a plurality of relatively articulable components. Temporary...
8449568 Expandable shield instrument for use in intraocular surgery  
An instrument capable of providing large-area shielding within an isolated operating region, such as the eye, while being passable through a small incision in the region through which the...
8403840 Medical instrument for creating an access for a minimally invasive intervention  
A medical instrument serves for creating an access for a minimally invasive intervention and has a body having a longitudinal axis. The body is assembled of at least two parts, each of said parts...
8403842 Transvaginal ultrasound probe speculum  
A transvaginal ultrasound probe speculum is designed for use with a generally cylindrical elongated ultrasound probe. The speculum has an elongated blade having a proximal end and a distal end,...
8353826 Tissue retractor and method of use  
Methods and devices for retracting tissue in a surgical procedure to allow access to the surgical site. Retractor systems and methods that comprise a retractor frame comprising rotatable arms and...
8343046 Surgical access system and related methods  
A method for accessing a spinal disc of a lumbar spine of a patient using a surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue retraction assembly. The method can include...
8303498 Surgical access system and related methods  
A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue retraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of...
8262569 Surgical access system and method of using the same  
A surgical access system includes retractor for creating an access path between an incision site and a surgical site. The retractor includes a frame having a base member and a pair of generally...
8262570 Retraction apparatus and method of use  
A retraction apparatus and method are provided including slider assemblies for being slidably connected to a retractor body with end portions of the slider assemblies disposed within a central...
8226554 Retractor assemblies for surgery in a patient  
An assembly for tissue retraction in surgery includes a pair of arm members removably positioned on and movable along an elongate support member. The arm members each include an external housing,...
8211013 Speculum  
Disclosed are devices and methods for accessing and channeling through biological tissue. One embodiment is a bone access tool including a handle assembly and speculum assembly coupled to the...
8167798 Methods and apparatus for performing minimally invasive surgery  
A device for expanding an elongate opening formed in a skin layer of a patient includes a first arm for engaging one side of the opening and a second arm for engaging the other side of the...
8133173 Surgical access system and related methods  
A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue refraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of...
8118737 Retractor device for cervical spinal fusion  
A retractor device for cervical spinal fusion surgery. The retractor device includes a first post assembly having a first pin for mounting the first post assembly to a first vertebral body and a...
8114019 Surgical access system and related methods  
A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue refraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of...
8105236 Surgical access device, system, and methods of use  
A surgical access device can include a plurality of retractor members that together define a lumen having a first cross-sectional dimension. Each of the plurality of retractor members can be moved...
8105235 Stabilizer for robotic beating-heart surgery  
Surgical methods and devices allow closed-chest surgery to be performed on a heart of a patient while the heart is beating. A region of the heart is stabilized by engaging a surface of the heart...
8083673 Examination apparatus  
An apparatus and method for an examination apparatus that includes a manually movable structure having a first movement from a free state to a compressed state and a second reversing movement from...
8062303 Apparatus and methods for inserting an implant  
A system and method for inserting an implant into a cavity is disclosed, which may include advancing an implant insertion instrument toward a pair of adjacent bodies, the implant insertion...
8038611 Surgical methods and surgical kits  
This invention includes surgical retractors that comprise an expandable frame that includes at least two base components, a connector, and at least two retractor blades attached to the expandable...

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