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Unfurling electrode devices

Methods, systems, and devices for providing treatment to a tissue in body lumens are described. The system may include a catheter, an expansion member coupled with a distal portion of the catheter, an ablation structure including one or more longitudinal electrode segments, and an ablation structure support coupled to the ablation structure configured to at least partially unfurl as the expansion member expands and furl as the expansion member contracts. ... Covidien Lp

Surgical forceps

A forceps includes a pair of shaft members, a pair of jaw members each including a distal body and a proximal flange, and a pair of electrode plates. The proximal flanges are engaged with the respective shaft members and pivotably coupled to each other such that pivoting the shaft members pivots the distal jaw bodies. ... Covidien Lp

Adjustable electrosurgical pencil with slidable vent tube

An electrosurgical pencil for use in performing surgery on a surgical site includes a main body forming a handle grippable by user and having open front and rear ends. The pencil has a vent tube open at its forward end, and slidably mounted in the body. ... Covidien Lp

System configured to provide controlled depth of hemostasis

An electrosurgical device is provided and includes a handset having a shaft extending therefrom. The electrosurgical device includes a pair of electrodes disposed at a distal end of the shaft. ... Covidien Lp

Cannula assembly

A surgical cannula assembly includes an elongate cannula member having a plurality of longitudinal ribs extending along the longitudinal axis with adjacent longitudinal ribs defining a longitudinal channel therebetween, a fluid port mounted adjacent the proximal end of the cannula member and configured for coupling to a source of inflation fluids, a conduit positioned within at least one longitudinal channel of the cannula member and in fluid communication with the fluid port, and an expandable balloon mounted adjacent the distal end of the cannula member and in fluid communication with the conduit. The expandable balloon is configured to transition from an initial unexpanded condition to an at least partially expanded condition upon passage and entry of inflation fluids from the fluid port, through the conduit and within an internal volume of the expandable balloon.. ... Covidien Lp

System and method for powering an ultrasonic surgical device

An ultrasonic surgical instrument includes a housing, an ultrasonic transducer and generator assembly disposed in the housing, a shaft extending from a distal end of the housing, and an end effector assembly coupled to the shaft and operatively connected to the ultrasonic transducer and generator assembly. The ultrasonic surgical instrument further includes a handle assembly having a first set of power contacts formed thereon and being removably attachable to the housing, a power receiving mechanism having a second set of power contacts formed thereon, and a power cable electrically connected between the first and second power contacts.. ... Covidien Lp

System and method for performing surgical procedures with a reusable instrument module

A surgical instrument includes an outer housing shell defining a cavity, the outer housing shell defining an upper outer housing half and a lower outer housing half, wherein the upper outer housing half defines a longitudinal axis and an instrument module selectively insertable into the cavity of the outer housing shell. The instrument module includes an inner housing shell, at least one motor disposed within the inner housing shell, a control board being in electrical communication with the at least one motor and an energy source being in electrical communication with the at least one motor and the control board. ... Covidien Lp

Surgical fastener applying apparatus

A surgical stapler includes a tubular body portion and a cartridge assembly disposed at a distal end of the body portion for expelling an annular array of staples. Each of the staples of the annular array of staples has a generally bent backspan. ... Covidien Lp

Endoscopic surgical clip applier

A reposable surgical clip applier is provided and includes a shaft assembly having an elongated shaft and a housing assembly. The housing assembly is disposed about a proximal portion of the elongated shaft and includes a housing and a hub that is operably coupled to the elongated shaft. ... Covidien Lp

Surgical fastener applying apparatus

A surgical fastener applying apparatus including a cartridge supporting section and an anvil supporting section. The cartridge supporting section includes a distal section and a proximal section and the anvil supporting section and cartridge supporting section are configured to clamp tissue therebetween. ... Covidien Lp

Surgical stapling device with releasable knife carrier

A surgical stapling device includes reload assembly that is supported on a distal portion of an elongate shaft of the surgical stapling device. The reload includes a housing, a pusher assembly movably supported within the housing, a knife carrier movably supported within the pusher assembly, and an annular knife supported on the knife carrier. ... Covidien Lp

Oblique tip endoscope with zero degree field angle

Systems, apparatuses, and methods are discussed herein for an endoscope. The endoscope has a distal tip with an oblique portion and a flat portion, the oblique portion defines a plane that forms an angle between and including 20 and 40 degrees to a central axis of the endoscope. ... Covidien Lp

Pathogen detection

In some examples, a pathogen detection sensor includes an electrical circuit changeable from a first impedance state to a second impedance state in response to a change in the presence of pathogens (e.g., in response to pathogen growth). A substrate of a vascular access includes at least a part of the pathogen detection sensor, such as, for example, part of the electrical circuit. ... Covidien Lp

Robotic surgical assemblies and electromechanical instruments thereof

An actuation mechanism for actuating an electromechanical end effector includes a housing, and a shaft assembly extending distally from the housing. The shaft assembly includes a shaft, a longitudinal knife bar, a first hub, and a second hub. ... Covidien Lp

09/20/18 / #20180263693

Surgical instruments incorporating light energy tissue treatment functionality

A tissue-treating portion of a surgical instrument includes a body defining a cavity and a light-energy transmissible sphere captured within the cavity such that a portion of the light-energy transmissible sphere protrudes from the body. The light-energy transmissible sphere is capable of unlimited rotation in all directions relative to the body. ... Covidien Lp

09/20/18 / #20180263654

Tissue-removing catheter with abrasive burr having portion free from abrasive exterior surface

A tissue-removing catheter generally comprises a drive shaft having opposite proximal and distal ends and configured for rotation about a longitudinal axis, and an abrasive burr operatively connected to the distal end of the drive shaft such that rotation of the drive shaft about the longitudinal axis imparts rotation to the abrasive burr. The abrasive burr includes circumferentially spaced longitudinal struts defining longitudinal slots between adjacent struts, proximal and distal hubs secured to the respective proximal and distal ends of the longitudinal struts, and an abrasive exterior surface covering an abrasive longitudinal portion of each strut extending from adjacent the proximal ends of the longitudinal struts to adjacent the distal ends of the longitudinal struts. ... Covidien Lp

09/20/18 / #20180263624

Surgical clip applier

A surgical clip applier is provided including a housing; at least one handle pivotably connected to the housing; a channel assembly extending distally from the housing; a plurality of clips loaded in the clip carrier; a drive channel translatably supported in the housing and the channel assembly, the drive channel being translated upon actuation of the at least one handle; and a counter mechanism supported in the housing, the counter mechanism including indicia visible through the housing, wherein the indicia corresponds to a quantity of clips loaded in the clip applier, wherein the indicia decrements upon each firing of the clip applier resulting in a reduction in the quantity of clips remaining of the plurality of clips.. . ... Covidien Lp

09/20/18 / #20180263621

Surgical instrument, loading unit and fasteners for use therewith

A surgical instrument is disclosed. The instrument includes a handle assembly, an endoscopic portion, a pair of jaw members, and a plurality of staples. ... Covidien Lp

09/20/18 / #20180263608

Adapter with centering mechanism for articulation joint

A joint assembly including first and second supports, a spring cage, first and second drive shafts, and first and second cables. The spring cage having a first end fixed to the first support and a second end fixed to the second support and defining a spring channel between the first and second supports. ... Covidien Lp

09/20/18 / #20180263481

Device for accommodating surgical tool prior to and during medical procedures

A device may be configured for white balancing a medical videoscopic camera system prior to videoscopic medical procedures, as well as optionally simultaneously or non-simultaneously applying a fog-prohibiting agent to the distal lens of a medical videoscope such as an endoscope or laparoscope. The device combines a white balancing mechanism, protective mechanism, and defogging mechanism in one simple easy to use device.. ... Covidien Lp

09/20/18 / #20180263472

Bronchoscope adapter and method

A bronchoscope adapter is configured for one hand operation by providing a slide lock that is captured within a housing and a retaining nut that can be operated with a single finger or thumb. Rotation of the retaining nut is eased by isolating rotational force from a compression block with a spacer ring.. ... Covidien Lp

09/20/18 / #20180263465

Handle remote control for use with bronchoscopy navigation system

A surgical system includes an extended working channel, a magnetic field generator, a sensor, a workstation, a computer readable recording medium, and a remote control handle. The extended working channel is sized for insertion into the working channel of a bronchoscope and to receive one or more instruments therethrough. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180250498

Flexible tip catheter

In some examples, a catheter includes an elongated body comprising proximal and distal portions. The distal portion of the elongated body comprises an inner liner that includes a proximal liner section and a distal liner section that include different materials, and an outer jacket positioned over the inner liner. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180250495

Medical device package

In some examples, a medical device package may include a tray and a lip. The tray defines a recess configured to receive an elongated medical device in a coiled state. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180250115

Combination three-dimensional surgical implant

The present disclosure provides a compound three-dimensional surgical implant and methods of forming and using the same. The compound three-dimensional surgical implant includes a grip-type knit mesh defining pores and including a plurality of spiked naps extending from a surface the grip-type knit mesh, a prosthetic knit mesh defining principal cells and peripheral cells being layered on the grip-type knit mesh such that at least a portion of the spiked naps grip at least a portion of the cells of the prosthetic knit mesh. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180250093

Systems and methods for improving medical instruments and devices

Systems and methods are provided for improving medical instruments and devices. One system includes a surgical instrument associated with an instrument identifier, and an electrosurgical generator operably coupled to the surgical instrument. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180250084

Robotic surgical system control scheme for manipulating robotic end effctors

A method of controlling a robotic surgical system is provided, where the robotic surgical system including an arm having an instrument with jaws and an access port each coupled to the arm. The method includes detecting a position of the instrument, and opening the jaws of the instrument, in response to a determination that a distance between the position of the instrument and a position of the access port is greater than a predetermined distance.. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180250080

Robotic surgical assemblies and instrument drive connectors thereof

An instrument drive connector includes a housing assembly, an elongated shaft extending distally from the housing assembly, and a first drive assembly at least partially disposed within the housing assembly and the elongated shaft. The first drive assembly includes a first drive screw, a first input drive coupler non-rotatably coupled to a proximal end of the first drive screw, a first drive nut threadedly engaged with a threaded body portion of the first drive screw and longitudinally movable relative thereto in response to rotation of the first drive screw, and a locking link. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180250069

Vessel sealing instrument with suction system

The present disclosure is directed to a forceps having an end effector assembly including first and second jaw members. At least one of the jaw members is movable relative to the other between a spaced-apart position and an approximated position for grasping tissue therebetween. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180250068

Surgical instrument with resilient driving member and related methods of use

A forceps is provided and includes a housing having a shaft. An end effector assembly operatively connects to a distal end of the shaft and includes a pair of first and second jaw members. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180250067

Electrosurgical devices including transverse electrode configurations

An end effector assembly for an electrosurgical device includes first and second jaw members movable between spaced-apart and approximated positions. The jaw members include tissue-contacting surfaces that define a tissue grasping area. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180250066

Electrosurgical end effector assemblies and electrosurgical forceps configured to reduce thermal spread

An end effector assembly (100, 200) of an electrosurgical forceps (10, 10′) includes first and second jaw members (110, 120 210, 220). At least one of the jaw members (110, 120, 210, 220) is movable relative to the other between a spaced-apart position and an approximated position. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180250064

Vessel sealing instrument

A bipolar electrosurgical instrument is provided. The bipolar electrosurgical instrument includes first and second shafts each having a jaw member extending from a distal end thereof and a handle disposed at a proximal end thereof for effecting movement of the jaw members relative to one another. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180250055

Recirculating cooling system for energy delivery device

An energy delivery device cooling system includes a reservoir connector assembly and an elongate member. The elongate member has first and second lumens in fluid communication with the reservoir. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180250029

Fluid-driven tissue resecting instruments, systems, and methods

A tissue resecting instrument includes a housing, a shaft rotatable relative to the housing and defining a proximal end portion disposed within the housing and a distal end portion distally-spaced from the housing, a cutting member operably associated with the distal end portion of the shaft, a turbine disposed within the housing and operably associated with the proximal end portion of the shaft, and a fluid outflow tube operably associated with the housing. The fluid outflow tube is adapted to connect to a suction source to enable the suctioning of fluid and resected tissue proximally through a lumen of the shaft, an interior of the housing, and into the fluid outflow tube. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180250026

Specimen retrieval device including an integrated sliding grasper

A specimen retrieval device is provided. The specimen retrieval device includes a housing including an outer shaft extending distally therefrom. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180250008

Small diameter cartridge design for a surgical stapling instrument

An end effector includes a first jaw, a second jaw, and a cartridge. The first cartridge includes a sled and the second jaw includes an anvil. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180250005

Adapter with centering mechanism for articulation joint

A joint assembly of an adapter defines a first longitudinal axis and includes first and second hinges, first and second rings, a joint cover, and a biasing mechanism. The joint cover has first and second cover portions. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180250004

Dynamically matching input and output shaft speeds of articulating adapter assemblies for surgical instruments

A surgical system includes a power source, a handle housing, a motor, an adapter assembly, an end effector, and a correction unit. The motor is disposed within the handle housing and is in electrical communication with the power source. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180250002

Powered surgical devices having tissue sensing function

A surgical device includes an end effector and a handle assembly. The end effector includes a body portion and a tool assembly disposed at a distal end of the body portion. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180250000

Brachytherapy buttress

A system for loading a surgical buttress with a radioactive material includes a surgical buttress, a radioactive material delivery instrument, and a radioactive material. The surgical buttress includes a body portion defining a first width when in a pre-loaded configuration and a second width when in a loaded configuration. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180249996

Anvil assemblies and delivery systems

An anvil assembly suitable for trans-oral delivery includes an anvil head configured to receive a suture that secures the anvil head in a delivery position and is separable from the anvil head following delivery of the anvil assembly. An anvil delivery assembly includes the anvil assembly, a delivery assembly secured to the anvil assembly, and a suture selectively secured to the anvil assembly for securing the anvil assembly in a delivery position and retrieving the anvil assembly.. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180249994

Flexible endoscopic stitching devices

A handle assembly for operating a surgical instrument is provided and includes a housing; a trigger operatively supported on the housing; and an articulation assembly supported on the housing for effectuating an articulation of an end effector operatively connected to the housing, the articulation assembly being operable to effect articulation of the end effector in a first pair of opposed directions and a second pair of opposed direction which is substantially transverse to the first pair of opposed directions.. . ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180249990

Shaped circuit boards suitable for use in electrosurgical devices and rotatable assemblies including same

An electrosurgical instrument includes a housing having an elongated shaft extending therefrom and a rotatable member disposed on the housing and operably connected to the elongated shaft. The elongated shaft defines a longitudinal axis extending therealong. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180249989

Computed tomography enhanced fluoroscopic system, device, and method of utilizing the same

A system and method for enhanced navigation for use during a surgical procedure including planning a navigation path to a target using a first data set of computed tomography images previously acquired; navigating a marker placement device to the target using the navigation path; placing a plurality of markers in tissue proximate the target; acquiring a second data set of computed tomography images including the plurality of markers; planning a second navigation path to a second target using the second data set of computed tomography images; navigating a medical instrument to a second target; capturing fluoroscopic data of tissue proximate the target; and registering the fluoroscopic data to the second data set of computed tomography images based on marker position and orientation within the real-time fluoroscopic data and the second data set of computed tomography images.. . ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180249987

Devices, systems, and methods for navigating a biopsy tool to a target location and obtaining a tissue sample using the same

A biopsy tool includes an elongated flexible body, a sensor assembly, and a screw member. The sensor assembly is disposed within the elongated flexible body towards the distal end thereof. ... Covidien Lp

09/06/18 / #20180249932

Systems and methods for identifying a medically monitored patient

Systems and methods provided relate to patient sensors and/or patient monitors that recognize and/or identify a patient with physiological signals obtained from the sensor. A scalogram may be produced by applying a wavelet transform for the physiological signals obtained from the sensor. ... Covidien Lp

08/23/18 / #20180236207

Apparatus and associated methodologies for creating a stoma

A surgical apparatus used in an ostomy procedure includes an introducer configured for atraumatic insertion in a tissue opening and a dilator. The dilator includes an elongate body and an extension movably coupled to the elongate body. ... Covidien Lp

08/23/18 / #20180235713

Integration of multiple data sources for localization and navigation

Disclosed are systems, devices, and methods for navigating a tool inside a luminal network. An exemplary method includes receiving image data of a patient's chest, identifying the patient's lungs, determining locations of a luminal network in the patient's lungs, identifying a target location in the patient's lungs, generating a pathway to the target location, generating a three-dimensional (3d) model of the patient's lungs, the 3d model showing the luminal network in the patient's lungs and the pathway to the target location, determining a location of a tool based on an electromagnetic (em) sensor included in the tool as the tool is navigated within the patient's chest, displaying a view of the 3d model showing the determined location of the tool, receiving cone beam computed tomography (cbct) image data of the patient's chest, updating the 3d model based on the cbct image data, and displaying a view of the updated 3d model.. ... Covidien Lp

08/23/18 / #20180235698

Microwave energy-delivery device and system

A microwave ablation device including a cable assembly configured to connect a microwave ablation device to an energy source and a feedline in electrical communication with the cable assembly. The microwave ablation device further includes a balun on an outer conductor of the feedline, and a temperature sensor on the balun sensing the temperature of the balun.. ... Covidien Lp

08/23/18 / #20180235697

Microwave antenna probes

A surgical probe includes a connection hub, an antenna assembly, and an outer jacket. The antenna assembly is coupled to the connection hub, extends distally from the connection hub, and includes a radiating portion coupled thereto at the distal end thereof. ... Covidien Lp

08/23/18 / #20180235696

Ablation probe with tissue sensing configuration

An ablation probe is provided. The ablation probe includes a housing that is configured to couple to a microwave energy source. ... Covidien Lp

08/23/18 / #20180235695

Apparatus and method of use for treating blood vessels

An electrosurgical apparatus is provided. The electrosurgical apparatus includes a cannula insertable into a patient and positionable adjacent abnormal tissue. ... Covidien Lp

08/23/18 / #20180235694

Microwave ablation devices including expandable antennas and methods of use

A microwave ablation device for treating tissue includes an inner conductor having a length and a distal end and configured to deliver energy, a wire extending adjacent the inner conductor and axially translatable relative thereto, the wire including a length and a distal end, a distal tip disposed in mechanical cooperation with the distal end of the inner conductor and the distal end of the wire, and an outer conductor including a distal end and defining a longitudinal axis, the outer conductor at least partially surrounding the inner conductor and the wire at least partially along their lengths. The distal tip is movable substantially along the longitudinal axis with respect to the outer conductor and relative movement of the distal tip towards the distal end of the outer conductor causes at least a portion of the inner conductor to move away from the longitudinal axis.. ... Covidien Lp

08/23/18 / #20180235690

Bipolar surgical instrument

A bipolar forceps includes a mechanical forceps including first and second shafts each having a jaw member extending from a distal end thereof and a handle disposed at a proximal end thereof for effecting movement of the jaw members relative to one another about a pivot. A disposable housing is configured to releasably couple to at least one of the shafts and an electrode assembly is associated with the disposable housing. ... Covidien Lp

08/23/18 / #20180235637

Endoscopic surgical clip applier

A reposable surgical instrument includes a handle assembly (100) and an endoscopic assembly (200, 300, 400, 500, 600, 700) releasably engagable with the handle assembly (100). The handle assembly (100) includes a housing (110), a drive bar (132) supporting a ratchet pawl (142), and a trigger (122) coupled to the housing (110) and the drive bar (132). ... Covidien Lp

08/23/18 / #20180235633

Endoscopic surgical clip applier

An endoscopic surgical clip applier includes an endoscopic assembly and a handle assembly. The handle assembly includes a housing, a trigger, a drive bar, and a ratchet assembly. ... Covidien Lp

08/23/18 / #20180235632

Surgical clip applier including inserts for jaw assembly

A surgical clip applier includes a housing, a channel assembly, jaw assembly, and a first insert. The channel assembly extends distally from the housing and the jaw assembly is disposed at the distal end of the channel assembly. ... Covidien Lp

08/23/18 / #20180235627

Surgical stapler with small diameter endoscopic portion

A surgical stapler includes a body portion and a tool assembly. The body portion includes a large diameter portion and a small diameter portion extending distally from the large diameter portion. ... Covidien Lp

08/23/18 / #20180235618

Loading unit for surgical instruments with low profile pushers

A loading unit for engagement with a surgical instrument, and including double pushers and double retention cavities. At least one double pusher includes a first body portion having a first upper surface configured to engage a portion of a first fastener, a second body portion having a second upper surface configured to engage a portion of a second fastener, and a bridge interconnecting the first body portion and the second body portion. ... Covidien Lp

08/23/18 / #20180235601

Surgical suturing instruments

A surgical suturing instrument includes a handle assembly, a shaft extending distally from the handle assembly, and an end effector. The end effector includes a body portion coupled to the shaft, a first jaw member pivotably coupled to the body portion, and a second jaw member pivotably coupled to the body portion. ... Covidien Lp

08/23/18 / #20180235585

Device for needle biopsy with integrated needle protection

A device for needle biopsy is presented. The device includes a handle member having proximal and distal portions. ... Covidien Lp

08/23/18 / #20180235576

Ultrasound doppler and elastography for ablation prediction and monitoring

A method for ablation zone detection includes delivering microwave energy to tissue at a treatment location by way of an ablation device, delivering ultrasound energy to the tissue by way of an ultrasound device, receiving, from a plurality of respective portions of the tissue by way of the ultrasound device, a plurality of ultrasound return signals that are based on the delivered ultrasound energy, detecting, in the plurality of ultrasound return signals, a plurality of respective doppler shifts that are based on the microwave energy delivered to the tissue, determining an ablation zone characteristic based on the plurality of doppler shifts, and displaying, by way of a graphical user interface, an image representing at least a portion of the tissue and a representation of the ablation zone characteristic.. . ... Covidien Lp

08/23/18 / #20180235484

Methods of determining tissue viability

A method of performing a surgical procedure includes generating an infrared image of tissue using a thermographic camera, analyzing the infrared images to determine blood flow characteristics of the tissue, and resecting a portion of the tissue determined to have abnormal blood flow characteristics.. . ... Covidien Lp

08/16/18 / #20180233850

Chip assembly for reusable surgical instruments

An improved chip assembly for use in a stapling device includes a housing assembly receivable within a reload assembly. The housing assembly includes a base member defining a cavity and an identification assembly received within the cavity. ... Covidien Lp

08/16/18 / #20180232881

Fluoroscopic pose estimation

Methods and systems for registering three-dimensional (3d) ct image data with two-dimensional (2d) fluoroscopic image data using a plurality of markers are disclosed. In the methods and systems, a lateral angle and a cranial angle are searched for and a roll angle is computed. ... Covidien Lp

08/16/18 / #20180229054

Buttress brachytherapy and integrated staple line markers for margin identification

A surgical buttress for use in a surgical stapling apparatus is provided. The surgical buttress includes an elongate rectangular body portion defining a width; a nose portion integrally formed with and extending from a distal end of the body portion, the nose portion defining a width that is less than the width of the body portion; a neck portion integrally formed with and extending from a distal end of the nose portion, the neck portion defining a width; a head portion integrally formed with and connected to a distal end of the neck portion, the head portion defining a width; and a tail portion integrally formed with and extending from a proximal end of the body portion, the tail portion defining a width that is less than the width of the body portion. ... Covidien Lp

08/16/18 / #20180228998

Medical device package

In some examples, a medical device package includes an elongated tube member defining a lumen, wherein the lumen is configured to receive an elongated medical device. The elongated tube member defines a non-concentric shape, such as a shape that includes a plurality of clockwise turns and a plurality of counterclockwise turns.. ... Covidien Lp

08/16/18 / #20180228628

Stretchable stent and delivery system

An implant delivery catheter enables permanent modification of the implant length in the vicinity of the treatment site prior to radial expansion thereof. The implant is releasable carried between inner and outer tubular members of the delivery catheter which, upon repositioning relative to one another using an actuator mechanism, impart any of tensile, compressile or torquing forces to the implant causing permanent modification of the implant length. ... Covidien Lp

08/16/18 / #20180228567

Endoscopic surgical clip applier including counter assembly

A counter assembly is supported in a handle assembly of a clip applier. The counter assembly includes a counting mechanism, a ratchet mechanism, and an actuator. ... Covidien Lp

08/16/18 / #20180228544

System and method for monitoring ablation size

A system for monitoring ablation size is provided and includes a power source including a microprocessor for executing at least one control algorithm. A microwave antenna is configured to deliver microwave energy from the power source to tissue to form an ablation zone. ... Covidien Lp

08/16/18 / #20180228543

Devices, systems, and methods for a microwave ablation procedure

Microwave ablation devices and systems and method including the devices are provided. The microwave ablation device includes a cable assembly operably coupled to an energy source, a feedline in electrical communication with the cable assembly, a balun disposed on the feedline, an outer tubular member through which the feedline at least partially extends, and an inflatable barrier disposed on the outer tubular member proximal to the balun.. ... Covidien Lp

08/16/18 / #20180228532

Limited reuse ablation needles and ablation devices for use therewith

A surgical instrument includes a reusable component and a limited-use component. The reusable component includes a first electrical contact. ... Covidien Lp

08/16/18 / #20180228531

Split electrode for use in a bipolar electrosurgical instrument

An end-effector assembly includes opposing first and second jaw members, at least one of which is movable relative to the other from a first position wherein the jaw members are disposed in spaced relation relative to one another to at least a second position closer to one another wherein the jaw members cooperate to grasp tissue therebetween. Each jaw member includes an electrically-conductive, tissue-engaging structure extending along a length thereof. ... Covidien Lp

08/16/18 / #20180228510

Seal assembly with integral filter and evacuation port

A seal assembly for use with an access apparatus includes an integral filter and evacuation port for filtering of fluids, e.g., smoke, from an operating site and removing contaminants and/or odor from the fluids for release of the filtered fluids into the ambient atmosphere. The seal assembly may be a separate subassembly or component which is releasably couplable to the access apparatus or may be integral with the access apparatus. ... Covidien Lp

08/16/18 / #20180228504

Methods for restoring blood flow within blocked vasculature

The devices and methods described herein relate to clearing of blockages within body lumens, such as the vasculature, by addressing the frictional resistance on the obstruction prior to attempting to translate and/or mobilize the obstruction within the body lumen.. . ... Covidien Lp

08/16/18 / #20180228492

Clip applying apparatus with angled jaw

A clip applying apparatus is provided which includes a jaw mechanism having a stationary jaw and a movable jaw. The movable jaw is supported on or formed integrally with the distal end of a crimping member which is movably supported within a body portion of the apparatus. ... Covidien Lp

08/16/18 / #20180228490

Adapter assemblies for interconnecting surgical loading units and handle assemblies

An adapter assembly includes an elongated body, a switch, a sensor link, and an annular member. The elongated body includes a proximal portion configured to couple to a handle assembly and a distal portion configured to couple to a surgical loading unit. ... Covidien Lp

08/16/18 / #20180228487

Wound closure device including direct-driven needle

A suturing device includes a housing, a rod, a ferrule assembly, and a needle. The housing defines a guide lumen extending longitudinally therethrough. ... Covidien Lp

08/16/18 / #20180228482

Systems and methods for treatment of perforator veins for venous insufficiency

Systems and methods for the treatment of perforator veins for venous insufficiency are described. The systems can include a catheter assembly comprising a proximal hub, a spin lock on the proximal hub, a elongate body overmolded to the proximal hub, and a distal end, the catheter, the elongate body configured to be placed within a perforator vein; an extension tubing having a proximal female hub, a distal male hub, and an elongate body therebetween, the distal male hub having a spin lock thereon, the distal male hub configured to be attached to the proximal hub of the catheter assembly; a syringe filled with a volume of media including cyanoacrylate; and an injector configured to automatically dispense a bolus of the media sufficient to coapt the perforator vein from the syringe upon actuation of a control on the injector. ... Covidien Lp

08/16/18 / #20180228481

Surgical instrument with adapter for facilitating multi-direction end effector articulation

A surgical instrument includes a selectively rotatable housing, an adaptor, and a shaft including an end effector. The adaptor is coupled to the housing and is selectively movable between a first position and a second position. ... Covidien Lp

08/09/18 / #20180226155

Methods and systems for cognitive behavioral therapy

Methods and systems are provided for cognitive behavioral therapy. A first set of data and a second set of data related to a health attribute are received, over a first time period. ... Covidien Lp

08/09/18 / #20180221992

Enclosure cover

A cover includes a base plate, an orbital disc, a plate slide and a disc slide. The cover is configured for positioning over an opening of a light-tight enclosure. ... Covidien Lp

08/09/18 / #20180221511

Multi-encapsulated formulations made with oxidized cellulose

A microsphere and method for forming the same are disclosed. The microsphere includes modified cellulose and at least one of a visualization agent, a magnetic material, or a radioactive material.. ... Covidien Lp

08/09/18 / #20180221090

Energy-delivery devices with flexible fluid-cooled shaft, inflow / outflow junctions suitable for use with same, and systems including same

An energy-delivery device suitable for delivery of energy to tissue includes an antenna assembly, a chamber defined about the antenna assembly, and a cable having a proximal end suitable for connection to an electrosurgical energy source. The energy-delivery device also includes a flexible, fluid-cooled shaft coupled in fluid communication with the chamber. ... Covidien Lp

08/09/18 / #20180221081

Surgical instrument with interchangeable micro-tips

A surgical instrument includes a housing, a shaft extending from the housing, and an end effector assembly that is disposed at a distal end of the shaft. The end effector assembly includes a tubular portion, a connection arm, and a toolbox. ... Covidien Lp

08/09/18 / #20180221076

Surgical forceps and methods of manufacturing the same

A forceps includes a shaft defining first opposed distal recesses, a drive bar slidably disposed within the shaft and defining second opposed distal recesses, and an end effector assembly including first and second jaw members. Each jaw member defines a proximal flange and a distal jaw body. ... Covidien Lp

08/09/18 / #20180221050

Connector clip for securing an introducer to a surgical fastener applying apparatus

A method of securing tissue is provided. The method includes obtaining a section of tubing, sizing the section of tubing to a desired length, securing the section of tubing to a connector member, securing the connector member to an end effector of a surgical instrument, guiding the end effector to a target location using the section of tubing, and performing a surgical procedure with the end effector.. ... Covidien Lp

08/09/18 / #20180221048

Ultrasonic surgical instrument

An ultrasonic surgical instrument is provided, including a handpiece, a lever operably coupled to the handpiece and movable between first, second, and third positions, a shaft assembly extending distally from the handpiece, and an ultrasonic waveguide extending through the shaft assembly and defining a fixed jaw member at a distal end portion thereof. An outlet at the distal end of the fixed jaw member provides irrigation of fluid. ... Covidien Lp

08/09/18 / #20180221047

Assembly tool for ultrasonic surgical instruments and kits and methods including the same

An assembly tool for use with an ultrasonic surgical instrument includes a body portion, a neck, and a head portion. The body portion includes a base and first and second legs extending from the base to define a receiving area therebetween. ... Covidien Lp

08/09/18 / #20180221046

Dissecting tip for surgical stapler

The present disclosure relates to a dissecting tip for use in a surgical stapler or instrument.. . ... Covidien Lp

08/09/18 / #20180221037

Retrieval systems and methods for use thereof

The devices and methods described herein relate to improved structures for removing obstructions from body lumens. Such devices have applicability in through-out the body, including clearing of blockages within the vasculature, by addressing the frictional resistance on the obstruction prior to attempting to translate and/or mobilize the obstruction within the body lumen.. ... Covidien Lp

08/09/18 / #20180221028

Endoscopic surgical clip applier

An endoscopic surgical clip applier includes an endoscopic assembly and a handle assembly. The endoscopic assembly includes a shaft assembly and a pair of jaw members. ... Covidien Lp

08/09/18 / #20180221024

Surgical instruments including mems devices

Surgical instruments are disclosed that are couplable to or have an end effector or a disposable loading unit with an end effector, and at least one micro-electromechanical system (mems) device operatively connected to the surgical instrument for at least one of sensing a condition, measuring a parameter and controlling the condition and/or parameter.. . ... Covidien Lp

08/09/18 / #20180221023

Adapters, systems incorporating the same, and methods for providing an electrosurgical forceps with clip-applying functionality

Adapters for use with surgical systems including a surgical forceps, and a surgical clip; and methods for providing clip-applying functionality are disclosed. The adapter is releasably engagable with the end effector assembly of the surgical forceps. ... Covidien Lp

08/09/18 / #20180221015

Surgical wound closure apparatus

A surgical closure apparatus for facilitating closure of a wound includes an outer member dimensioned for positioning within a wound opening and defining a central longitudinal axis, and having a first longitudinal passage and a second longitudinal passage, a needle assembly at least partially disposed within the first longitudinal passage of the outer member, and a suture configured for at least partially closing the wound opening and extending at least partially through the second longitudinal passage of the outer member. The needle assembly includes a needle drive and a suture needle mounted to the needle drive and coupled to the suture. ... Covidien Lp

08/09/18 / #20180221011

Endoscopic stitching device

An endoscopic stitching device includes a handle assembly having a main rod and first and second blade control members, and an elongate shaft assembly having first and second blade drive members, an axial rod, and an end effector. The first and second blade drive members are received in respective first and second grooves of the first and second blade control members and rotated about the first and second blade control members to be secured with a circumferential groove of the first and second blade control members, such that the first and second blade control members are movable with the respective first and second blade drive members. ... Covidien Lp

08/02/18 / #20180214203

Enhanced ablation and visualization techniques for percutaneous surgical procedures

A medical instrument for enhancing diagnosis and treatment comprising a handle, an ablation probe extending from the handle, a catheter extending from the handle. The catheter defines a lumen and the ablation probe is located within the lumen of the catheter. ... Covidien Lp

08/02/18 / #20180214200

Latching mechanism for in-line activated electrosurgical device

A surgical device includes a housing, an elongated shaft, an end effector, and an actuation mechanism. The housing pivotally supports a movable handle between unactuated, first actuated, and a second actuated positions. ... Covidien Lp

08/02/18 / #20180214156

Endoscopic surgical clip applier

An endoscopic surgical clip applier includes a handle assembly having a trigger, an endoscopic assembly, a pair of jaw members, a drive bar disposed within the housing of the handle assembly, and a ratchet assembly disposed within the housing of the handle assembly. The drive bar is operatively coupled to the trigger and the pair of jaw members. ... Covidien Lp

08/02/18 / #20180214147

Buttress attachment features for surgical stapling apparatus

An end effector assembly for use with a surgical stapler, comprising a staple cartridge having a tissue contacting surface, an anvil plate having a tissue contacting surface, a buttress material releasably disposed on the tissue contacting surfaces of each of the staple cartridge and the anvil plate, and an epoxy positioned onto the tissue contacting surfaces of each of the staple cartridge and anvil plate defining an attachment zone configured to retain the respective buttress material atop the respective tissue contacting surfaces.. . ... Covidien Lp

08/02/18 / #20180214146

Vaginal tissue closure

A tissue closure system for closing vaginal tissue includes a tissue closure device having an end effector supporting one or more sutures securable to vaginal tissue. The one or more sutures may be separated from the end effector and tied to the vaginal tissue. ... Covidien Lp

08/02/18 / #20180214144

Surgical fastener devices with geometric tubes

An end effector for a surgical fastening device includes a fastener and a tube defining a longitudinal axis. The tube includes an outer surface and an inner surface. ... Covidien Lp

08/02/18 / #20180214012

Enhanced ablation and visualization techniques

A system and method for enhancing diagnosis and treatment including an extended working channel defining an elongated passageway and adapted to extend through the bronchoscope and into a luminal network, an opening operably associated with the extended working channel and in fluid communication with the luminal network, and a medical instrument configured for insertion through the extended working channel, wherein during operation, apposition of tissue on the extended working channel or medical instrument isolates at least a portion of a luminal network in which the extended working channel is inserted.. . ... Covidien Lp

07/26/18 / #20180207379

Systems and methods for determining patient effort and/or respiratory parameters in a ventilation system

Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide systems, methods and devices for respiratory support. As one example, a method for respiratory support is described that includes measuring a pressure, providing a measured pressure, measuring an inlet flow and an outlet flow, and providing a measured net flow. ... Covidien Lp

07/26/18 / #20180207378

Systems and methods for triggering and cycling a ventilator based on reconstructed patient effort signal

Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide systems, methods and devices for respiratory support. As one example, a method for respiratory support is described that includes providing a measured pressure, and calculating a net flow based on at least one measured inlet flow and measured outlet flow. ... Covidien Lp

07/26/18 / #20180207321

Drug eluting medical device

The present disclosure relates to medical devices, and methods for producing and using the devices. In embodiments, the medical device may be a buttress including a porous substrate possessing a therapeutic layer of a chemotherapeutic agent and optional excipient(s) thereon. ... Covidien Lp

07/26/18 / #20180206915

Articulating ablation device and method

An ablation device includes a handle portion, a shaft, and at least one cable. The shaft extends distally from the handle portion and includes an inner conductor and an outer conductor that substantially surrounds at least a portion of the inner conductor. ... Covidien Lp

07/26/18 / #20180206908

Gap control via overmold teeth and hard stops

A forceps includes an end effector assembly having a stop and a plurality of overmold teeth within at least one jaw member. One (or both) of the jaw members is moveable relative to the other between a spaced-apart position and an approximated position for grasping tissue therebetween. ... Covidien Lp

07/26/18 / #20180206906

Surgical forceps

A forceps includes an end effector assembly including first and second jaw members. One or both of the jaw members is movable relative to the other between a spaced-apart position and an approximated position for grasping tissue therebetween. ... Covidien Lp

07/26/18 / #20180206865

Retrieval systems and methods for use thereof

The devices and methods described herein relate to improved structures for removing obstructions from body lumens. Such devices have applicability in through-out the ho including clearing of blockages within the vasculature, by addressing the frictional resistance on the obstruction prior to attempting to translate and/or mobilize the obstruction within the body lumen.. ... Covidien Lp

07/26/18 / #20180206846

Surgical stapling device with resettable anvil assembly

A surgical stapler includes an anvil assembly including an anvil head assembly pivotally secured to an anvil center rod. The anvil head assembly includes a housing having a post and a cut ring assembly supported about the post and movable between retracted and advanced positions. ... Covidien Lp

07/26/18 / #20180206712

Expanding endoscope and method

An endoscope having a camera and a tubular enclosure. A distal end of the camera may be movable from a first position in line with a longitudinal axis of the tubular enclosure to a second position lateral of the longitudinal axis of the tubular enclosure. ... Covidien Lp

07/19/18 / #20180200894

Wrist and jaw assemblies for robotic surgical systems

An end effector for use and connection to a robot arm of a robotic surgical system, wherein the end effector is controlled and/or articulated by at least one cable extending from a respective motor of a control device of the robot surgical system, is provided. The end effector includes a wrist assembly, and a jaw assembly. ... Covidien Lp

07/19/18 / #20180200092

Coupling units for medical device delivery systems

A stent coupler for use with a medical device delivery system is disclosed. A stent delivery system includes a core member having a distal segment and a coupler positioned about the core member distal segment. ... Covidien Lp

07/19/18 / #20180200090

Stent

A stent comprising a stent body and a plurality of cells is disclosed. The stent body defines a length. ... Covidien Lp

07/19/18 / #20180200004

An augmented surgical reality environment for a robotic surgical system

The present disclosure is directed to robotic surgical system that includes an operating console configured to operate at least one robotic arm and at least one drive motor configured to receive an input from the operating console and control the at least one robotic arm based on the input from the operating console. A surgical instrument is coupled to the at least one robotic arm. ... Covidien Lp

07/19/18 / #20180199986

Electrosurgical instruments for controlling thermal damage

An end effector assembly (114) includes a first jaw member (114a) having a first tissue contact surface (122) and a second jaw member (114b) having a second tissue contact surface (122). The second jaw member (114b) is pivotally coupled to the first jaw member (114a). ... Covidien Lp

07/19/18 / #20180199961

Devices, systems, and methods for large tissue specimen removal

A system for removal of a tissue specimen from an internal body cavity includes a cannula arrangement having an access cannula including a first elongated tubular member, a deployment cannula including a second elongated tubular member configured for insertion into the first lumen, a deployment plunger including a proximal base and a plurality of engagement arms extending distally from the proximal base, and an inner cannula including a third elongated tubular member. The system further includes a containment bag selectively deployable from the cannula arrangement. ... Covidien Lp

07/19/18 / #20180199942

Surgical stapling device with dissecting tip

A dissecting tip is provided for use with a surgical stapler or instrument. In one embodiment, the dissecting tip is secured to the end effector of a surgical stapler, e.g., to the anvil assembly or cartridge assembly. ... Covidien Lp

07/19/18 / #20180199940

Adapter assembly for interconnecting electromechanical surgical devices and surgical loading units, and surgical systems thereof

The present disclosure relates to adapter assemblies for use with and to electrically and mechanically interconnect electromechanical surgical devices and surgical loading units, and to surgical systems including hand held electromechanical surgical devices and adapter assemblies for connecting surgical loading units to the hand held electromechanical surgical devices.. . ... Covidien Lp

07/19/18 / #20180199938

Jaw members and methods of manufacture

A jaw member for use on a surgical stapling instrument includes a cartridge assembly and a cartridge housing each having an arcuate configuration. The cartridge assembly includes a surface configured to engage tissue and a plurality of rows of fastener retaining slots extending along a length of the cartridge assembly. ... Covidien Lp

07/19/18 / #20180199933

Knotless endostitch suture retainer

A suture retainer is provided for supplying a surgical needle and an associated length of relatively stiff suture material to a surgical suturing apparatus. The suture retainer generally includes a body portion defining a suture tray and a loading unit positioned on the body portion. ... Covidien Lp

07/19/18 / #20180199930

Medical device for wound closure and method of use

A medical device for wound closure, e.g., repairing perforations and tissue wall defects. The medical device has a barbed elongate body and an outer member. ... Covidien Lp

07/12/18 / #20180193601

Catheter system

A catheter system includes an elongate catheter having a lumen extending at least partially therethrough, and a leading catheter end segment, a guidewire positionable within the lumen of the catheter, and fastening structure supported adjacent the leading catheter end segment. The guidewire and the catheter are adapted for relative movement. ... Covidien Lp

07/12/18 / #20180193578

Ventilation triggering

The systems and methods provide for novel a triggering mode that allows the patient to trigger or initiate the delivery of a breath during ventilation on a ventilator. Further, the systems and methods provide for triggering ventilation utilizing a statistical trigger mode. ... Covidien Lp

07/12/18 / #20180193096

Light energy sealing, cutting and sensing surgical device

The present disclosure is directed towards a medical instrument. The medical instrument includes a housing and an end effector assembly operably connected to the housing. ... Covidien Lp

07/12/18 / #20180193094

Electrosurgical devices with balun structure for air exposure of antenna radiating section and method of directing energy to tissue using same

An energy applicator for directing energy to tissue includes a feedline having an inner conductor, an outer conductor and a dielectric material disposed therebetween, and an antenna assembly having a radiating section operably coupled to the feedline. The energy applicator also includes a first balun structure configured to substantially confine energy to the radiating section when the energy applicator is energized and disposed in tissue, and a second balun structure configured to substantially prevent energy emitted from the radiating section from propagating proximal to the second balun structure along the feedline when the energy applicator is energized but not disposed in tissue.. ... Covidien Lp

07/12/18 / #20180193053

Devices, systems, and methods for tissue morcellation

A morcellator includes a housing, an elongated tube extending distally from the housing, and first and second electrodes. A distal end of the elongated tube is configured to cut tissue. ... Covidien Lp

07/05/18 / #20180192004

Multifunctional conferencing systems and methods

A conferencing system for providing remote assistance according to the present disclosure includes a service requester device configured to execute a service requester application, a service provider device configured to execute a service provider application and a server application executing on a computer server remotely located from the service requester and service provider devices, the service requester and service provider applications are configured to dynamically connect to each other through the at least one server application.. . ... Covidien Lp

07/05/18 / #20180185670

Implantable fasteners, applicators, and methods for brachytherapy

A fastener applicator includes a body portion including a handle assembly, a cartridge assembly supported within the body portion, the cartridge assembly including implantable fasteners, a drive assembly supported within the body portion and operatively coupled to the cartridge assembly to engage the implantable fasteners, and an actuation assembly supported within the handle assembly and operatively coupled to the drive assembly to fire a distal-most implantable fastener upon actuation of the actuation assembly. At least one of the implantable fasteners includes a body including a tissue facing surface, a tissue penetrating portion extending from the body, and a capsule affixed to the tissue facing surface of the body, the capsule including radioactive material.. ... Covidien Lp

07/05/18 / #20180185088

Instruments, systems, and methods for sealing tissue structures

A method of sealing bowel tissue includes grasping bowel tissue between first and second electrically-conductive surfaces, applying a clamping pressure to the grasped bowel tissue in a range of about 1 kg/cm2 to about 2.5 kg/cm2, supplying energy to at least one of the first and second electrically-conductive surfaces such that the energy is conducted between the first and second electrically-conductive surfaces and through the grasped bowel tissue to seal the grasped bowel tissue, and monitoring one or more parameters during the supplying of energy to the electrically-conductive surface(s). Instruments, end effector assemblies, generators, and systems suitable for this purpose are also provided.. ... Covidien Lp

07/05/18 / #20180185084

Partitioned surgical instrument

A surgical instrument includes a reusable component and a disposable component selectively separable from and engagable with the reusable component. The disposable component includes an end effector and a mechanical actuator operable to induce mechanical movement of the end effector. ... Covidien Lp

07/05/18 / #20180185055

Ultrasonic dissector and sealer

A method for ultrasonically treating tissue includes accessing a surgical site with an ultrasonic surgical instrument, dissecting tissue with a first portion of the blade, and sealing tissue with a second portion of the blade. The instrument includes a blade that defines a longitudinal axis. ... Covidien Lp

06/28/18 / #20180177557

Mounting device for surgical systems and method of use

A surgical mounting device may detachably couple to a patient access device to maintain alignment between a surgical instrument and the access device as instruments are interchangeably inserted and removed from the access device. The mounting device may include arms that pivot between a closed configuration in which the arms grip the access device inserted therebetween and an open configuration in which arm are spaced further apart from each other than in the closed configuration. ... Covidien Lp

06/28/18 / #20180177541

Polyp removal device and method of use

A device and system for removing polyps is provided and includes a tubular member having proximal and distal ends, a snare portion operably extending from within the distal end of the tubular member, the snare portion including a cutting member for severing the sealed tissue. The polyp removal device may further include a handle portion operatively extending from within the proximal end of the tubular member. ... Covidien Lp

06/28/18 / #20180177463

Systems and methods for analyzing a respiratory parameter

Methods and systems are provided that determine whether a patient is breathing irregularly. A system may receive a physiological signal, such as a plethysmographic signal or an end-tidal carbon dioxide signal, from a sensor. ... Covidien Lp

06/28/18 / #20180177460

Systems and methods for filtering autocorrelation peaks and detecting harmonics

Systems and methods are provided for determining respiration information from physiological signals such as ppg signals. A physiological signal is processed to generate at least one respiration information signal and an autocorrelation sequence is generated based on the at least one respiration information signal. ... Covidien Lp

06/21/18 / #20180168748

Robotic surgical assemblies

A surgical assembly includes an electromechanical instrument and an instrument drive unit. The electromechanical instrument includes a housing portion and a shaft. ... Covidien Lp

06/21/18 / #20180168747

Robotic surgical system torque transduction sensing

A method of verifying torque measurements of a reaction torque transducer of an instrument drive unit includes a controller receiving a verification signal, generating an acceptable range of torques, receiving a torque signal, comparing the torque signal to the acceptable range of torques, and stopping a motor if the torque applied by the motor is outside of the acceptable range of torques. The verification signal is indicative of the current drawn by the motor and the torque signal is indicative of torque applied by the motor.. ... Covidien Lp

06/21/18 / #20180168718

Method of constructing a jaw member for an end effector assembly

An end effector assembly for use with an electrosurgical instrument is provided. The end effector assembly has a pair of opposing jaw members. ... Covidien Lp

06/21/18 / #20180168685

Surgical access device including gimbal mount cooperating with bellows attached to proximal wall of seal housing

A surgical access device includes a seal assembly having a seal housing and a gimbal mount disposed within the seal housing, the seal housing defining a central longitudinal axis and having a longitudinal passage for receiving at least one surgical object therethrough and the gimbal mount adapted for angular movement relative to the central longitudinal axis. The seal assembly also includes a bellows configured to engage at least a portion of the gimbal mount, the bellows dimensioned and adapted to establish a biasing relationship with the gimbal mount, such that the bellows biases the gimbal mount to align with the central longitudinal axis of the seal housing. ... Covidien Lp

06/21/18 / #20180168660

Reposable clip applier

A surgical clip applier includes an actuation mechanism, a body portion, a jaw blade, and a clip cartridge, the jaw blade and clip cartridge removeably disposed within the body portion. The jaw blade including first and second opposed jaws operably connected to the actuation mechanism to effectuate closure of a surgical clip, the first and second opposed jaws connected to each other at a proximal end by a shank section. ... Covidien Lp

06/21/18 / #20180168654

Circular stapler and staple line reinforcment material

A surgical stapling instrument includes a staple cartridge assembly having a plurality of rows of staple receiving slots and an anvil assembly having a plurality of rows of staple forming recesses. The staple cartridge assembly, the anvil assembly, or both have one or more attachment members overmolded thereon. ... Covidien Lp

06/21/18 / #20180168588

Interlock assemblies for replaceable loading unit

Interlock assemblies for attaching a loading unit to a surgical stapling instrument are provided. The interlock assemblies are formed on a proximal end of a shell member and on a distal end of an adapter assembly. ... Covidien Lp

06/14/18 / #20180160990

System and method for local three dimensional volume reconstruction using a standard fluoroscope

A system for constructing fluoroscopic-based three-dimensional volumetric data of a target area within a patient from two-dimensional fluoroscopic images including a structure of markers, a fluoroscopic imaging device configured to acquire a sequence of images of the target area and of the structure of markers, and a computing device. The computing device is configured to estimate a pose of the fluoroscopic imaging device for at least a plurality of images of the sequence of images based on detection of a possible and most probable projection of the structure of markers as a whole on each image of the plurality of images. ... Covidien Lp

06/14/18 / #20180160915

Combined physiological sensor systems and methods

A combined physiological sensor and methods for detecting one or more physiological characteristics of a subject are provided. The combined sensor (e.g., a forehead sensor) may be used to detect and/or calculate at least one of a pulse blood oxygen saturation level, a regional blood oxygen saturation level, a respiration rate, blood pressure, an electrical physiological signal (eps), a pulse transit time (ptt), body temperature associated with the subject, a depth of consciousness (doc) measurement, any other suitable physiological parameter, and any suitable combination thereof. ... Covidien Lp

06/07/18 / #20180158550

Methods and systems for providing the proximity of a process requirement metric to a system process requirement

Methods and systems are presented for indicating the proximity of a process requirement metric to a corresponding system process requirement in a physiological monitor. Metrics are determined based on a received physiological signal, such as a ppg signal. ... Covidien Lp

06/07/18 / #20180153634

Robotic surgical assemblies and adapter assemblies thereof

A torque transducer for mounting a motor includes a mounting flange, a motor flange, a body, and a strain gauge. The mounting flange is configured to secure the torque transducer to a fixed structure. ... Covidien Lp

06/07/18 / #20180153629

Surgical end effectors with mechanical advantage

A robotic surgical system includes a pair of movable members and a pair of jaw members. The movable members include drive and guide pins that are received within holes and slots defined by the jaw members. ... Covidien Lp








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