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Robot improves suture proficiency more rapidly for surgeons inexperienced in laparoscopic techniques

CHICAGO (April 20, 2009) New research published in the April issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons suggests that, among surgeons inexperienced in laparoscopic techniques, closing incisions using robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery (RALS) requires less time to learn and resu...

Core Essence Receives FDA Approval for SECURUS(TM), an Innovative Knotless Suture Anchor System

YARDLEY, Pa., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Core Essence Orthopaedics, Inc., a medical device company focused on soft tissue and skeletal repair of the extremities, today announced that it has received 510(k) regulatory approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for SECURUS(TM), a novel knotle...

Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Launches the FOOTPRINT PK Suture Anchor for Shoulder Repair

Enables surgeons to adjust suture tension during bridging procedures ANDOVER, Mass., April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew's (NYSE: SNN ; LSE: SN) Endoscopy Division today announced the launch of the FOOTPRINT PK Suture Anchor, a system used to attach rotator cuff tissue to bone...

Smith & Nephew Endoscopy's BIORAPTOR(TM) 2.3 PK Suture Anchor Provides Secure Repair for Shoulder, Hip Instability

Specially designed delivery system ensures proper placement and anchor depth ANDOVER, Mass., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew's (NYSE: SNN ; LSE: SN) Endoscopy Division today announced the launch of the BIORAPTOR 2.3 PK Suture Anchor for repair...

Smith & Nephew Endoscopy's KINSA(R) RC Suture Anchor Designed for Secure Repair of Rotator Cuff Injuries

Encased self-locking sliding knot enables surgeons to control tension, avoid tissue damage ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew's (NYSE: SNN ; LSE: SN) Endoscopy Division today announced the launch of the KINSA RC 5.5 Suture Anchor, desig...

New Collagen Meniscus Implant Opens New Vista for Knee Repair

...lding of portions damaged or missing meniscus cartilage, the fibrous shock absorber of the knee. To date doctors have only been able to remove, suture repair or replace the whole meniscus with cadaver tissue. There was no method of rebuilding or regenerating missing and torn segments. Torn meniscus ...

New DrainEx(TM) Catheter Simplifies Insertion and Replacement

...us insertion, facilitate rapid securement, and simplify catheter replacement procedures. An important feature is the integrated design of the recessed suture cutter and silicone rollover sleeve that allows rapid, single-handed securement of the pigtail retraction suture. The most innovative feature of the...

New DrainEx(TM) Catheter Simplifies Insertion and Replacement

...us insertion, facilitate rapid securement, and simplify catheter replacement procedures. An important feature is the integrated design of the recessed suture cutter and silicone rollover sleeve that allows rapid, single-handed securement of the pigtail retraction suture. The most innovative feature of the...

Fran Lunger Joins Linden as Operating Partner

...afe Solutions International, Behavioral Centers of America, Corpak MedSystems, Drayer Physical Therapy Institute, Focused Health Solutions, Ranir, and suture Express. For additional information, please visit www.lindenllc.com . Contact: Chris Tofalli Chris Tofalli Public Relations, LLC ...

Hip Arthroscopy Procedures to Soar Through 2013

...ositive effect on market value over the next five years." MRG's US Markets for Arthroscopy Devices 2009 report covers the markets for shoulder suture anchors, knee ligament reconstruction, powered shaver disposables, radiofrequency (RF) probes, fluid management disposables, meniscus repair devices, ...
Suture in Medical Technology

Osteotech Completes Enrollment for DuraTech(TM) BioRegeneration Matrix Clinical Trial

...ased on Osteotech's breakthrough and proprietary first-in-class biomaterial. DuraTech will provide surgeons with greater flexibility to cut, shape and suture the material to fit each patient's needs. Based on available data, Osteotech estimates that the annual market for dural repair substitutes is approxim...

Osteotech Initiates Pivotal Clinical Trial for DuraTech(TM) BioRegeneration Matrix

...otech's breakthrough and proprietary human collagen technology. DuraTech will also provide surgeons with the clinical flexibility to cut, shape and suture the material to fit each patient's needs. Based on available data, Osteotech estimates that the market for dural repair substitutes is approximately $...

Tepha Announces First Human Usage of Medical Devices Derived from New Class of Resorbable Polymers

... Clinical Evaluations of TephaFLEX(R) suture Products LEXINGTON, Mass., April 17 /PRNewswire/...ical evaluations of the Company's new TephaFLEX(R) suture products. These clinical evaluations, conducted in...eplacement applications. TephaFLEX(R) monofilament suture is up to 30% stronger, more flexible, and has long...
Suture in Medical Products

Pfister Suture Adjustment Set For Astigmatism

Description: The Forceps are designed to grasp suture, and also have a locking mechanism which is useful for adjusting suture tension for correcting astigmatism. When the blades are closed, the tips act as a spatula. The Pincher and Adjuster are designed to fine tune the suture tension in and out of surgery...
Company:Rhein Medical, Inc.

Capio® CL Transvaginal Suture Capturing Device

Description: The Capio CL Transvaginal Suture Capturing Device allows for a transvaginal suture fixation to Cooper's Ligament for sling procedures...
Company:Boston Scientific Corporation

Corkscrew™ II Suture Anchor

Description: The Corkscrew II is a 5 mm suture anchor that incorporates a small minor diameter and a cancellous screw thread design for maximum pull-out strength in soft bone. The anchor has two individual eyelets to minimize the possibility of locking the second suture after the first suture is tied. The verti...
Company:Arthrex

Corkscrew™ Suture Anchor

Description: The Corkscrew Suture Anchor is available in 3.5 mm, 5 mm and 6.5 mm diameters that incorporate a small minor diameter and a cancellous screw thread design for maximum pull-out strength in bone. The vertical laser mark on the distal part of the insertion shaft indicates the orientation of the suture...
Company:Arthrex

Corkscrew™ FT II Suture Anchor

Description: The Corkscrew FT II (fully threaded) is a 5.5 mm diameter titanium suture anchor designed to be inserted flush with the cortical bone surface to maximize fixation strength and anchor stability. The full thread design substantially improves pull-out strength compared to suture anchors with protrudin...
Company:Arthrex

FASTak™ II Suture Anchor

Description: The FASTak II Suture Anchor is a fully threaded 2.8 mm diameter titanium suture anchor that is inserted directly into bone without predrilling using either a powered handpiece or manually with the Tear Drop Handle, Keyless Chuck or the handled version. This implant is ideal for Bankart and SLAP rep...
Company:Arthrex

FASTak™ Suture Anchor

Description: The FASTak Suture Anchor is a fully threaded 2.4 mm diameter titanium suture anchor. It is inserted directly into bone without predrilling using either a powered handpiece or manually with the Tear Drop Handle and Keyless Chuck. This implant is ideal for Bankart and SLAP repairs as well as other sm...
Company:Arthrex

Bio-Corkscrew™ Suture Anchor

Description: The Bio-Corkscrews offer the best bioabsorbable solution for soft tissue fixation to bone. The unique cancellous thread design and small core diameter provide maximum pull-out strength in soft bone. A braided suture loop is molded into the core body to create a unique suture eyelet that virtually e...
Company:Arthrex

Bio-Corkscrew™ FT Suture Anchor

Description: The Bio-Corkscrew FT (fully threaded) is a 5.5 mm diameter bioabsorbable suture anchor designed to be inserted flush with the cortical bone surface to maximize fixation strength and anchor stability. The fully threaded design substantially improves pull-out strength compared to suture anchors with ...
Company:Arthrex

Bio-Corkscrew™ Suture Anchor w/NeedlePunch Needles

Description: The Bio-Corkscrews with NeedlePunch Needles are ideal for arthroscopic suture passing using the NeedlePunch instrument. The NeedlePunch Needles are preloaded on one end of each suture and housed inside the driver shaft. As the anchor is being inserted, ensure the laser line is adjacent to the tissu...
Company:Arthrex

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Suture in Medical Dictionary

Suture

A suture is a medical device that doctors, embalmers, and surgeons use to hold skin, internal organs, blood vessels and all other tissues of the human body together after they have been severed by injury, incision or surgery.... surgical suture , a stitch used by doctors and surgeons t...

Sutures

...es of sutures (nylon, polypropylene, Vicryl, Dexon, Maxon or dissolvable suture material), and how skin heals. Plus see ... Home / Sutures . Notice...ferent sizes and materials ... LOOK Sharpoint Dermaglide Polyglycolic Acid suture . LOOK Nylon Sutures ... INTRODUCTION The basic principles of lacera...

Surgical excision

...on is the removal of tissue by a doctor or surgeon using a ... ... is less invasive than complete surgical excision and does not require suture ... While complete surgical excision can ensure removal of the sac and prevent ... This fact-filled source of information dealing with foot...

Dissect

...Care Town Hall ... Pronunciation of dissect . dissect synonyms. dissect usage examples and dissect quotes. ... bedding of each loop of the suture line with the dissecting forceps. ... When one hears the term dissect , many images may come initially to mind. ... DISSECT is mnemonic devi...

Dorsal

...rsal is the side in which the ... dorsal consonant. medial longitudinal fasciculus ... Photographs and graphic details of open rhinoplasty suture skin ... 35 year old female dorsal hump reduction and septorhinoplasty - more images - more pictures ... Get details on Dorsal Inc - Baltim...

Cranial sutures

...l sutures may ossify (turn to bone) completely. ... from Cranial suture Closures ... Cranial sutures are fibrous bands of tissue that co...ium, some of which are fused in ... Age at Death Estimation from Cranial suture Closures ... ... are held together by strong, fibrous, elastic tissues...

Craniosynostosis

... Craniosynostosis consists of premature fusion of 1 or more cranial ... Craniosynostosis ... Simple craniosynostosis is a term used when only 1 suture ... Craniosynostosis . Deformational Plagiocephaly. Hemifacial Microsomia ... Craniosynostosis is a condition in which the sutures close too...

Anastomosis

...cus), usually to restore continuity after resection, or to bypass an unresectable disease process. Historically such procedures were performed with suture material, but increasingly mechanical staplers and biological glues are employed. While an anastomosis may be... Online Medical Dictionary and ...
Suture in Biological News

Nanodiamonds deliver insulin for wound healing

...period of time. The nanodiamond-insulin clusters hold promise for wound-healing applications and could be integrated into gels, ointments, bandages or suture materials. Localized release of a therapeutic is a major challenge in biomedicine. The Northwestern method takes advantage of a condition typically...

Crustacean shell with polyester creates mixed-fiber material for nerve repair

... guide requires very strict conditions. It needs to be biocompatible, stable in solution, resistant to collapse and also pliable, so that surgeons can suture it to the nerve," said Miqin Zhang, a UW professor of material science and engineering and lead author of a paper now available online in the journal ...

Robotic surgery lowers risk of a rare but serious complication of gastric bypass

...ge is that the robot allows for precise, ambidextrous forehand and backhand suture placement," Snyder said. "The angles encountered during a laparoscopic gast...robot, this additional challenge is minimized and the bariatric surgeon can suture the area between the stomach and the section of the small intestine with co...

West Nile virus' spread through nerve cells linked to serious complication

...heir results in an animal model, scientists used a suture to close off the sciatic nerve in hamsters. Then t...le virus directly into the nerve, either above the suture (i.e., closer to the spine) or below it. Animals who received an injection below the suture came down with encephalitis. But those whose injec...

Minimally invasive heart surgery research wins NIH award

...an perform a variety of delicate repairs. Using our EFAB manufacturing process, we can economically produce tiny, robust metal tools to remove and suture tissue. These tools can be quickly designed on a computer, then fabricated without the need for assembly, even when they include dozens of moving part...

Natural polyester makes new sutures stronger, safer

... With the help of a new type of suture based on MIT research, patients who get stitches m...ay never need to have them removed. A biopolymer suture cleared last month by the FDA is made of materials...a and sits on its board of directors. The new suture is the first of what the researchers hope will be ...

Relationship of brain and skull more than just packaging

...archers studied were early closure of the sagittal suture ?the suture that runs down the center of the skull from front ...craniosynostosis, early closure of one side of the suture that runs across the top of the head from ear to e...

Two new retroviruses—transmitted from animals—identified

... elements in the voice box with a high degree of dexterity that would be tremendously difficult using conventional instruments. They were also able to suture and tie knots deep in the mannequin's throat with relative ease ?a task exceptionally challenging without the aid of robotic technology. In the sec...

Penn Researchers Use Robotic Surgery

... elements in the voice box with a high degree of dexterity that would be tremendously difficult using conventional instruments. They were also able to suture and tie knots deep in the mannequin's throat with relative ease ?a task exceptionally challenging without the aid of robotic technology. In the sec...
Suture in Biological Technology

Tepha Partner Launches Novel Monofilament Absorbable Suture Utilizing Tepha's Proprietary Biomaterial

Tepha Corporate Partner, Aesculap AG, Introduces MonoMax(R) Monofilament Suture at the German Surgical Congress in Munich following Receipt of CE Mark LEXINGTON, Mass., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Tepha, Inc., a developer of medical devices announced today that its corporate partner, Aesculap A...

Angiotech Receives CE Mark Approval of Quill(TM) SRS MONODERM(TM), a New Rapidly Resorbing Suture Product Line

VANCOUVER, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANPI , TSX: ANP), a global specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company, today announced that it has received CE Mark approval to begin marketing the Quill(TM) Self-Retaining System (SRS) MONODERM(TM) ...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals announces launch of Quill SRS product codes for laparoscopic gynecology procedures

...h 2014. Angiotech's proprietary Quill SRS barbed suture technology offers significant advantages in laparo...e need for a third hand to maintain tension on the suture as typically required with a traditional suturing ...ty to maintain the tension along the length of the suture also provides hemostatic benefits, often eliminati...

BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Achieves World Class Independent Test Results in Killing Life Threatening Spores/Organisms

... produced a 100% Total Kill of live spores in seven (7) minutes . This EPA required AOAC Sporicidal Test utilizing spore impregnated then knotted suture loops and porous cylinders is an extremely difficult test to pass, especially when starting with over one million Clostridium Sporogenes spores. The r...

Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Launches the BICEPTOR(TM) Tenodesis System, the First All-Arthroscopic Procedure for Biceps Tendon Repair

...echnique. Other biceps tenodesis techniques require the extra step of withdrawing the damaged end of the biceps tendon from the surgery site and using suture to reinforce it before re-inserting the tendon and re-attaching it. "The device has really simplified the biceps tenodesis procedure by eliminat...

Angiotech launches e-commerce website that allows customers to order Quill(TM) SRS product line

...ure made possible by bidirectional fixation within the wound. Its patented design allows the surgeon to begin closure at the midpoint of the wound and suture in two directions from the midpoint. Barbs within the Quill SRS product distribute tension across the wound and eliminate the need for knots. ...

ULURU to Present Clinical Evidence and Advanced Research on Altrazeal at the Society for Advance Wound Care Conference for 2009

...urgical technique using Altrazeal(TM) as the primary dressing in staple and suture free mesh skin graft protection. Commenting on the new surgical technique,...over and protect a mesh skin graft using a single product without staple or suture fixation will aid in patient comfort and could provide important benefits t...

Surgeons Perform First Incisionless Bariatric Procedure in the United States

...endoscope to visualize the stomach. He inserted the scope and the EOS through the mouth and then used EOS tools to grasp the stomach tissue and deploy suture anchors to create multiple tissue folds in the stomach wall to reduce its capacity. "Bariatric surgery is the most effective tool patients have...

US District Court Enters Final Judgment in Favor of Smith & Nephew; Permanent Injunction Prohibits Arthrex Inc. From Selling Infringing Medical Devices

...ak, PEEK SutureTak, Bio-PushLock and PEEK PushLock suture anchors (see Editors Note) used in various minimal...Nephew's BIORAPTOR(TM), TAG(TM) WEDGE, and TAG ROD suture anchors, which are designed to help repair instabi...PEEK SutureTak, and Bio-PushLock and PEEK PushLock suture anchors which are used in various soft tissue repa...

Osteotech's Next Generation Grafting Material, MagniFuse(TM) Bone Graft, a Breakthrough in Bone Regeneration; MagniFuse(TM) Bone Graft seeks to redefine the standard of care in the U.S. bone graft substitute market estimated to be in excess of $1.2 billio

...e combination of allograft bone within a polymer mesh that will provide targeted and contained delivery. The polymer mesh is made from a biodegradable suture material and is designed for effective cellular in-growth and complete resorption within three to six months, while not interfering with bone regenera...
Suture in Biological Definition

Bone

...rosity Trochanter one of two specific tuberosities located on the femur Spine a relatively long, thin projection or bump suture articulation between cranial bones. Malleolus one of two specific protuberances of bones in the ankle Condyle a large, rounde...
Suture in Biological Dictionary

Ventral

.... Lifestyle, fitness & health information about Ventral . ... The caudate and the ventral tegmental areas ... the wall along the ventral suture of a simple ovary. ... FREE Shipping BOTH Ways - Skechers Tantric - Ventral : Kick back in the sand and enjoy the waves with these lax ' Ventral '...

Sutures

... A suture is a medical device that doctors, embalmers, and s...ed by injury, incision or surgery.... surgical suture , a stitch used by doctors and surgeons to hold tissue together. suture (anatomical), a rigid joint between hard parts of...
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