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9039683 Bone fixation system  
A bone fixation system is provided. The bone fixation system may include a plate, one or more fasteners configured to attach the plate to a target anatomical location such as bone, and a surgical...
9014788 Apparatus and method for real-time imaging and monitoring of an electrosurgical procedure  
An optical coherence tomography probe and laser combination device configured for real-time z-directional guidance of the incisional depth of a surgical procedure. It can be used alone or placed...
8986291 Methods and systems for capturing and removing urinary stones from body cavities  
A stone capture device comprises a shaft with a deployable sweeping structure at its distal end. The shaft is adapted to be removably placed over and connected to a conventional ureteroscope. The...
8979830 Treatment of cellulite and adipose tissue with mid-infrared radiation  
An apparatus that will alter the fibrous strands in the fatty layers of the skin to reduce the appearance of cellulite and adipose tissue. Electromagnetic energy is used to selectively shrink or...
8974829 Embolization  
A particle includes a ferromagnetic material, a radiopaque material, and/or an MRI-visible material.
8936593 Device, apparatus, and method of adipose tissue treatment  
An improved procedure for performing liposuction is obtained by utilizing a needle that includes a laser source conductor with one end of the needle being configured for insertion into a target...
8932338 Noninvasive method for site-specific fat reduction  
A noninvasive method of reducing fat from targeted regions of a patient's body by applying low-level laser energy externally through the skin of the patient to the targeted areas. Sufficient laser...
8926677 Interstitial energy treatment probe holders  
An interstitial laser energy treatment apparatus having co-acting movable probe holders which facilitate positioning of a laser probe and thermal probe in different positions relative to a tissue...
8899236 Minimally invasive surgical stabilization devices and methods  
The various embodiments of the present inventions provide stabilization devices and methods for use of the stabilization devices with minimally invasive gynecological procedures such as methods of...
8903468 Laser coagulation of an eye structure from a remote location  
An integral laser imaging and coagulation apparatus, and associated systems and methods that allow an ophthalmologist to perform laser retinal surgical procedures with an integral laser imaging...
8864753 Surgical Forceps Connected to Treatment Light Source  
A forceps includes an end effector assembly having first and second jaw members movable relative to one another between a spaced-apart position, a first approximated position, and a second...
8845601 Skin cooling apparatus and method  
Skin cooling apparatus is provided for use with a medical treatment device such as a hypodermic syringe or a skin ablation laser or other electromagnetic source. The skin cooling apparatus...
8836939 Probe and optical measurement apparatus  
A probe detachably connected to an optical measurement apparatus includes: a fiber that emits light by the optical measurement apparatus, and outputs reflected light and/or scattered light from an...
8795264 Method for decreasing the size and/or changing the shape of pelvic tissues  
Methods for decreasing the size and/or changing the shape of pelvic tissues. Energy, preferably radio frequency or laser energy, may be applied to endopelvic fascia or other subcutaneous tissue...
8790332 Laser applicator  
The laser applicator includes a catheter (10) having a proximal section (10a), a midsection (10b) and a distal end section (10c). It contains a light guide, the light of which is output in a...
8777935 Optical sensor and method for identifying the presence of skin  
A sensor for detecting the presence of skin is disclosed, one configuration of which uses multiple light emitting diodes, each of a unique wavelength band, and a broad-band photodetector to...
8764739 Satellite-platformed electromagnetic energy treatment device  
A satellite platform facilitates the dividing of a laser system into functional modules, and operates to provide one or more of the functional modules directly into (e.g., closer toward) a user's...
8753332 Laser device and method for ablating biological tissue  
A laser device (10) for ablating a biological tissue (1), comprising: a) a laser source (7) that is configured to emit a laser beam (4); b) optics (8a, 8b, 8x) configured to modify the laser beam...
8740957 Device and equipment for treating tumors by laser thermotherapy  
The device for interstitial laser thermotherapy of tumors comprises an hollow needle (3) with a point (3A) for perforating a tissue (T) to be treated, and a light guide (9) which can be inserted...
8734436 Laser catheter for bypass surgery and assembly comprising said catheter  
The invention is directed to a laser catheter (1) for bypass surgery, wherein the distal part (2) of the catheter (1) is provided with: a tubular arrangement (3) of optical fibers (4) having...
8734435 Dual port ablation cannula and kit  
A dual port ablation cannula kit includes a trocar and a hollow shaft defining a longitudinal lumen. The shaft has a proximal segment and a distal segment, such that the distal segment includes a...
8728064 Devices for the treatment of biological tissue  
An apparatus for treating a subcutaneous fat region is provided. The apparatus includes a housing that has a skin contacting portion defining a chamber. The apparatus also includes a first spaced...
8728135 Treating spinal cord injuries via laser therapy  
Aspects for treating spinal cord injuries are disclosed. In a particular aspect, a method includes identifying a neurological level of a spinal cord injury, and activating neurons via laser...
8721631 Twister fiber optic systems and their use in medical applications  
An improved device and method for safe, accurate and efficient surgical procedures are disclosed. The disclosed device is an optical fiber set with an asymmetric distal end configuration,...
8706200 Scanned laser vein contrast enhancer  
The present invention is a Miniature Vein Enhancer that includes a Miniature Projection Head. The Miniature Projection Head may be operated in one of three modes, AFM, DBM, and RTM. The Miniature...
8702769 Safe skin treatment apparatus for personal use and method for its use  
A technique for detecting and providing alerts or indications that can be used for controlling or altering the displacement speed of an applicator coupling skin heating energy across a treated...
8696654 Apparatus, method and computer program for applying energy to an object  
An apparatus for applying energy to an object includes at least one combination element for combining multiple energy applying elements for applying energy to the object. The combination element...
8690933 System and method for treating symptoms of restless legs syndrome  
Disclosed herein are systems and methods for reducing effects of restless legs syndrome (RLS) in a subject. The method includes identifying, on the subject, a body region affected by RLS, placing...
8685009 Thread-like knife for tissue cutting  
An end effector assembly for use with an electrosurgical instrument is provided. The end effector assembly includes a pair of opposing jaw members configured to grasp tissue therebetween. The...
8685071 Medical apparatus employing flexible light structures  
A method of manufacture and medical apparatus that provides an apparatus useful in illuminating at least a portion of a lumen of a body. The apparatus includes an elongated flexible member and a...
8685010 Photothermal treatment of soft tissues  
An apparatus and a method are provided for the treatment of soft tissue. The apparatus includes a light source and at least two optical assemblies. Each of the optical assemblies includes at least...
8685012 Treatment of cellulite and adipose tissue with mid-infrared radiation  
A method and apparatus that will alter the fibrous strands in the fatty layers of the skin to reduce the appearance of cellulite and adipose tissue. Electromagnetic energy is used to selectively...
8685005 Light delivery system  
A light delivery system to provide light treatment to a patient includes a catheter assembly having a plurality of light sources that transmit light towards a target site within a patient. In one...
8679101 Method and system for temporary hair removal  
Embodiments of methods and systems for hair treatment are disclosed. According to various embodiments, light is used to shave, trim, or otherwise modify hair shafts.
8679103 Two step mammalian biofilm treatment processes and systems  
A two-step mammalian biofilm treatment process can have a first step of disrupting or dispersing an undesired biofilm present at a treatment site in or on a mammalian host by suitable mechanical...
8672987 Handpiece with optical unit of a skin phototreatment device  
Handpiece formed of a shell with a handgrip connected to a bundle of electrical power supply cables and of heat transfer fluid tubes and a head, accommodating a cartridge fitted with the...
8672927 Laser applicator  
A laser applicator includes an optical fiber with a core surrounded by a cladding. The cladding contains openings (40) for coupling radiative energy outward. To accomplish an even distribution of...
8663112 Methods and systems for fat reduction and/or cellulite treatment  
A method can include targeting a region of interest below a surface of skin, which contains fat lobuli and delivering ultrasound energy to the region of interest. The ultrasound energy generates a...
8655431 Apparatus and method for real-time imaging and monitoring of an electrosurgical procedure  
An optical coherence tomography probe and laser combination device configured for real-time z-directional guidance of the incisional depth of a surgical procedure. It can be used alone or placed...
8636727 Portable irradiating arrangement  
The present disclosure relates to a portable irradiating arrangement having a light source, particularly a laser diode, comprising an outer sleeve, an inner sleeve, and a radiation distributing...
8632525 Power control arrangements for surgical instruments and batteries  
Various embodiments are directed to battery unit for use with surgical instruments. The battery units may comprise a plurality of cells and include a translatable discharge drain. When attached to...
8628520 Catheter with omni-directional optical lesion evaluation  
A catheter is adapted to ablate tissue and provide lesion qualitative information on a real time basis, having an ablation tip section with a generally omni-directional light diffusion chamber...
8623002 Electromagnetic radiation delivery apparatus  
The present invention relates to a device for administering electromagnetic radiation to human tissue, in particular light to skin. The device comprises a treatment head with a recess (10) in...
8603081 System and method for defining and controlling LTK and other surgical eye procedures to produce little or no stromal collagen shrinkage  
One or more treatment parameters are determined for a cornea reshaping procedure. The one or more treatment parameters are selected so as to reduce an amount of collagen shrinkage in a cornea of a...
8568394 Ophthalmic interface apparatus and system and method of interfacing a surgical laser with an eye  
An ophthalmic patient interface system includes an interface device and an ocular device. The interface device includes a frame having a first end and a second end, a lens disposed at the first...
8568392 Methods for treating eye conditions  
Architectures and techniques for treating conditions of the eye, such as presbyopia, utilize sources of treatment energy, such as electromagnetic energy emitting devices, to implement non-corneal...
8568395 Light diffuser and process for producing the same  
A light diffuser (10), which is particularly suitable for introducing diffuse light into a tissue, is produced by interpenetration of a diffuser material in a liquid state into a boundary layer...
8571648 Apparatus and method to apply substances to tissue  
Methods and apparatuses to apply substances to a biological tissue are described. The tissue having an target below a surface is stretched to provide openings in a surface. Stretching forces a...
8545488 Cardiovascular imaging system  
Embodiments of the present invention include a laser catheter that includes a catheter body, a light guide, and a distal tip that extends beyond the exit aperture of the light guide. In some...
8540702 Enhancing the brightness of optical radiation used in light-based dermatologic treatment systems  
Facilitating a dermatologic treatment by providing a light source emitting optical radiation and having a plurality of wavelengths, reflecting some of the emitted optical radiation back to the...