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9050077 Suture anchor inserter  
The present disclosure relates to a suture anchor inserter. The suture anchor inserter includes a handle having a proximal component, a central component coupled to the proximal component, and a...
9033201 Methods and apparatus for fixing sheet-like materials to a target tissue  
A device for attaching a sheet-like implant to a target tissue. The device includes a fastener push rod including a first portion, a second portion and a force limiting mechanism operably coupled...
9033999 Surgical threading device with removable suture  
A threading device assembly for use in plastic surgery that includes a threading rod and a removable suture assembly secured to the threading rod. The threading rod includes an elongated tube with...
9028509 Insertion device for delivery of a mesh carrier  
An insertion device includes an elongate member and a stylet. The elongate member has a proximal end portion, a distal end portion, and defines a lumen therethrough. The stylet has a distal end...
9023058 Surgical instrument and method for tensioning and securing a flexible suture  
A surgical instrument may be used to apply tension to a flexible suture to close and secure a broken or cut bone (e.g. a sternum following a sternotomy). The device preferably applies an...
9023063 Implantable access port device having a safety cap  
A system for attaching an access port to bodily tissue includes an access port assembly and including an access port having a generally central axis. The access port assembly further includes an...
9023061 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Suture anchor inserter
 
The present disclosure relates to a suture anchor inserter. The suture anchor inserter includes a handle having a proximal component, a central component coupled to the proximal component, and a...
9023065 Devices, systems, and methods for supporting tissue and/or structures within a hollow body organ  
Devices, systems and methods support tissue in a body organ for the purpose of restoring or maintaining native function of the organ. The devices, systems, and methods do not require invasive,...
9023062 Implantable access port device and attachment system  
A system for attaching an access port to bodily tissue includes an access port assembly and including an access port having a generally central axis. The access port assembly further includes an...
9022272 Device and method for delivering shape-memory staples  
An apparatus comprising a plurality of chambers for receiving an associated plurality of staples, each formed with a shape memory that allows the staple to adopt a straightened configuration, when...
9016545 Apparatus for endoscopic procedures  
An end effector includes a first jaw member, a second jaw member, a drive beam, and a drive screw. The second jaw member is pivotally movable relative to the first jaw member between an open...
9017344 Syringe for injecting surgical thread  
Disclosed is a syringe for injecting a surgical thread. The syringe includes a needle part, a connection part and an injection part. The needle part is adapted to penetrate the skin while...
9011531 Method and apparatus for repairing a mitral valve  
A method for repairing a mitral valve, the method comprising: positioning a crossing guidewire across the mitral valve, the crossing guidewire passing through the annulus of the mitral valve at a...
9010607 Surgical instrument  
A surgical instrument is provided. The surgical instrument includes a housing. The surgical instrument includes an elongated portion extending distally from the housing and defines a longitudinal...
9011454 Suture passer with radiused upper jaw  
Described herein are suture passers that may be used for repair of the meniscus of the knee. These suture passers typically include an elongate body having a pair of arms. One or more of the arms...
9010609 Circular stapler including buttress  
A surgical stapling device for joining tissue portions includes a handle assembly, and a tubular body portion having a staple cartridge assembly containing a plurality of surgical staples in an...
9010612 Buttress support design for EEA anvil  
An apparatus for joining two hollow organ sections with an annular array of surgical staples includes a staple cartridge, an anvil, a buttress member, and a buttress mount. In particular, the...
9011314 System and method for implanting a catheter  
A system for implanting a catheter in a urethra. The system includes a catheter having a valve disposed at a distal portion of the catheter. The valve may be operable in response to an external...
8998932 Systems for anchoring a medical device in a body lumen  
A system for securing a device in tissue, having a sheath having a plurality of side openings; a rotatable element disposed within the sheath; and a plurality of curved projections extending from...
8998951 Method of manufacturing surgical staples  
One exemplary process for manufacturing a surgical apparatus may include providing a flat, generally-planar strip of biocompatible material; cutting the strip to produce a feeder belt with at...
8992547 Methods and devices for creating tissue plications  
Devices and methods for forming and securing a tissue plication are disclosed herein. In one aspect, a tissue manipulation device is described that includes a first jaw member pivotally coupled to...
8991678 Surgical instrument with stowing knife blade  
A surgical instrument with a stowing knife blade includes an elongated shaft, an end effector coupled to the shaft and including two opposed jaws, a housing included in one of the jaws, a first...
8992550 Suture system with capsule eyelet providing multiple suture tissue fixation  
A method of suturing tissue includes driving a needle from a tool through tissue to form a channel in the tissue; inserting the needle into a capsule that is connected to a first length of suture...
8986197 Medical system and endoscope system  
A medical system includes: a treatment instrument having an insertion portion configured by an exterior member, and an insertion member that is inserted into the exterior member and is longer than...
8986328 Medical gripping device  
In a background-art medical gripping device, when a wall surface of an in vivo tissue has a large tear, a side portion of the tear can be gripped by the gripping device, but the other side portion...
8986325 Devices, systems, and methods for closing the left atrial appendage  
Described here are devices, systems and methods for closing the left atrial appendage. Some of the methods described here utilize one or more guide members having alignment members to aid in...
8979873 Multi-stitch anchor suture-based soft tissue repair system  
A soft tissue repair system includes a needle, a sheath, and a actuator. The needle has a body and a tip that extends distally from the body. The body defines a longitudinal channel configured to...
8979872 Devices for engaging, approximating and fastening tissue  
New interventional methods and devices for reducing gastric volume, and thereby treating obesity, are disclosed. The procedures are generally performed laparoscopically and may generally be...
8979895 Method and apparatus of endoscopic suturing  
An adjustable suture assembly is provided that may be employed in various surgical procedures to draw and/or hold tissue and/or muscle together. The suture assembly may include a suture lock or...
8974495 Adjustable anchor systems and methods  
An adjustable anchor system for securing tissue to bone, including an anchor having at least one passage extending from a proximal end toward a distal end. The passage defines a restriction such...
8974473 Methods and apparatus for transpericardial left atrial appendage closure  
Methods and apparatus for closing a left atrial appendage are described. The methods rely on introducing a closure tool from a location beneath the rib cage, over an epicardial surface, and to the...
8973803 Surgical stapling apparatus with control features operable with one hand  
A surgical stapling apparatus may comprise a handle assembly, a shaft, an end effector, an articulation joint, and an articulation actuator. The handle assembly comprises a first portion and a...
8974371 Through the scope tension member release clip  
Apparatus includes Flexible Sheath extending from a proximal end which extends into living body; Capsule extending from a proximal to a distal end and having an opening formed in a proximal end...
8968334 Apparatus for delivering and anchoring implantable medical devices  
An apparatus includes an elongate member having a distal end portion and a proximal end portion. The elongate member defines a longitudinal axis. The distal end portion of the elongate member...
8967448 Surgical stapling apparatus including buttress attachment via tabs  
An apparatus for joining two hollow organ sections with an annular array of surgical staples includes a staple cartridge component, an anvil component, a buttress component and a fastening member....
8967444 Surgical instruments employing sensors  
According to an aspect of the present disclosure, a surgical instrument for operating on tissue is provided. The surgical instrument includes an end effector including a first tissue engaging...
8968335 Hand operated device for controlled deployment of a tissue anchor and method of using the same  
A tissue anchoring system includes a tissue anchor member that is suitable for anchoring against tissue. The system also includes a tensioning member operatively connected to the anchor member...
8968342 Flexible endoscopic stitching devices  
An endoscopic stitching device includes a tool assembly having a pair of juxtaposed jaws pivotally associated with one another, each jaw defining a needle receiving recess formed in a tissue...
8961540 Tissue fixation assembly having prepositioned fasteners and method  
A tissue fastener assembly delivers a fastener for deployment. The assembly includes a fastener including a first member, a second member, the first and second members having first and second...
8961539 Endoscopic implant system and method  
A system, device, device and method for implanting a food restrictor in a patient's stomach, by coupling the restrictor to a plurality of tissue-plication anchors already placed in the stomach,...
8961538 Method and system for meniscal repair using suture implant cinch construct  
Systems and methods for repairing tears in soft tissue, e.g., meniscal tissue, by employing cinch stitching. More specifically, the present invention provides apparatus and methods for meniscal...
8951268 Surgical fastening device with mesh retaining means  
The invention provides a surgical fastening or suturing device. The device of the invention has a slender shaft and an actuating mechanism configured to eject a surgical fastener from the distal...
8951271 Surgical threading device and method for using same  
A threading device assembly for use in plastic surgery that includes a first elongated rod having first and second opposite ends, a second elongated rod having first and second opposite ends, and...
8945152 Multi-actuating trigger anchor delivery system  
A single trigger system and associated method for manipulating tissues and anatomical or other structures in medical applications for the purpose of treating diseases or disorders or other...
8945181 Suture retention devices and associated products and methods  
A suture retention device includes a stack of suture engaging members which can be provided by coils or other segments of a spring. A suture engages with the stack so as to permit travel of the...
8945151 Surgical clip applicator and apparatus including the same  
Apparatus and methods for delivering a surgical clip to a patient during a minimally invasive surgical procedure are disclosed herein. An exemplary apparatus for isolating an atrial appendage of a...
8939998 Medical suture and ligature instrument and medical suture and ligature tool  
A biological tissue is sutured or ligatured, a suture and ligature member such as a ligature wire is cut, and then a holding member is reliably recovered from the body. In a holding member of a...
8939996 Anchor delivery System  
A system and associated method for manipulating tissues and anatomical or other structures in medical applications for the purpose of treating diseases or disorders or other purposes. In one...
8939343 Surgical stapling apparatus including a drive beam  
A surgical stapling device particularly suited for endoscopic procedures is described. The device includes a handle assembly and an elongated body extending distally from the handle assembly. The...
8940000 Surgical instruments with flexible member attachment structures  
A surgical instrument for surgically joining tissue is disclosed. The surgical instrument includes a handle portion, an endoscopic portion, a pair of jaw members and at least one flexible member...