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 Device and  removing abdominal fat from abdominal skin of a slaughtered bird suspended by the legs patent thumbnailDevice and removing abdominal fat from abdominal skin of a slaughtered bird suspended by the legs
A device and method for removing abdominal fat from abdominal skin of a slaughtered bird suspended by the legs. A scraping tool having a first vertically movable part and a second vertically movable part that is tiltable towards the first part, wherein the first part and the second part are arranged to execute a concerted operation in an abdominal cavity of the slaughtered bird for removal of the abdominal fat from the bird..
Meyn Food Processing Technology B.v.


 3d camera system for infant monitoring patent thumbnail3d camera system for infant monitoring
Systems and methods employing a depth-sensing camera to detect abdomen rise and fall during an infant sleep period, or lack thereof due to respiratory arrest. Visual processing of image data collected by one or more 3d digital camera is performed to detect the infant and to measure a distance between an infant's abdominal cavity and a camera baseline over time.
Intel Corporation


 Access device with anchoring body and modular inserts and support structure for supporting accessories used in minimally invasive surgical procedures patent thumbnailAccess device with anchoring body and modular inserts and support structure for supporting accessories used in minimally invasive surgical procedures
An access port is disclosed for use in minimally invasive surgical procedures performed within a patient's abdominal cavity, which includes a body defining a bore configured to guide at least one surgical instrument into the abdominal cavity, and concave and convex anchoring regions for securing the access port relative to the abdominal cavity.. .
Axcess Instruments, Inc.


 Fascial suture assemblies, and methods of transfascial suturing patent thumbnailFascial suture assemblies, and methods of transfascial suturing
An instrument for delivering a suture transfascially may include a handle, a shaft extending from the handle, and a pair of needles that are moveable to an extended position beyond the end of the shaft. One or more sutures are carried by the instrument and may be delivered transfascially.
C.r. Bard, Inc.


 Instruments for delivering transfascial sutures, transfascial suture assemblies, and methods of transfascial suturing patent thumbnailInstruments for delivering transfascial sutures, transfascial suture assemblies, and methods of transfascial suturing
An instrument for delivering a suture transfascially may include a handle, a shaft extending from the handle, and a pair of needles that are moveable to an extended position beyond the end of the shaft. One or more sutures are carried by the instrument and may be delivered transfascially.
C.r. Bard, Inc.


 Pressure feedback network for abdominal simulator system patent thumbnailPressure feedback network for abdominal simulator system
A dynamically-changeable abdominal simulator system comprises a patient manikin having an abdominal cavity covered by a sheet of synthetic skin, an array of inflatable elements emplaced within the abdominal cavity covering respectively distinct areas of pressurization of the abdominal cavity and supplied with pressurized medium under separate and independent inflation control for each of the inflatable elements in order to simulate a wide range of abdominal ailments and/or conditional expressions thereof. An inflation manifold and an electronic control module operable therewith control the supply of pressurized medium to the inflatable elements.
Smartummy Llc


 Methods and devices for fallopian tube diagnostics patent thumbnailMethods and devices for fallopian tube diagnostics
Methods and devices for performing minimally invasive procedures useful for fallopian tube diagnostics are disclosed. In at least one embodiment, the proximal os of the fallopian tube is accessed via an intrauterine approach; an introducer catheter is advanced to cannulate and form a fluid tight seal with the proximal os of the fallopian tube; a second catheter inside the introducer catheter is provided to track the length of the fallopian tube and out into the abdominal cavity; a balloon at the end of the second catheter is inflated and the second catheter is retracted until the balloon seals the distal os of the fallopian tube; irrigation is performed substantially over the length of the fallopian tube; and the irrigation fluid is recovered for cytology or cell analysis..
Nvision Medical Corporation


 Endoscopic system for winding and inserting a mesh patent thumbnailEndoscopic system for winding and inserting a mesh
An endoscopic system for winding and inserting a mesh into an abdominal cavity of a patient is provided. The endoscopic system includes an introducer having an elongated shaft extending distally therefrom.
Covidien Lp


 Apparatus and  fixating a device to a body tissue patent thumbnailApparatus and fixating a device to a body tissue
The subject matter discloses an apparatus for fixating anchors to a body tissue, comprising a housing, two or more interconnected anchors mounted inside the housing and configured to be reinforced to the body tissue, wherein the housing has a first position in which the housing forms an aperture that enables release of an anchor of the two or more interconnected anchors and a second position preventing release of an anchor of the two or more interconnected anchors. The apparatus may be used to close openings in the abdominal cavity or to reinforce a mesh to a body tissue.

 Surgical adhesive and uses therefore patent thumbnailSurgical adhesive and uses therefore
The present invention provides a liquid polymer composition which can be implanted into a living mammal and which forms a solid hydrogel by in situ polymerization upon contact with body fluid and tissue. The composition also can be used as a coating on a medical device, or for the formation of a medical device.
Promethean Surgical Devices, Llc


Vaginal vault suspension device and method

An implantable medical device and a surgical instrument for using the device in a procedure for the treatment of vaginal vault prolapse are disclosed. In one form of the device, one attachment part attaches to the anterior and posterior parts of the vaginal apex, and the other attachment part attaches to anterior part of the sacrum.
The General Hospital Corporation

Filter cartridge with integrated gaseous seal for multimodal surgical gas delivery system

A system is disclosed for delivering gas during a laparoscopic surgical procedure performed within a patient's abdominal cavity which includes a gas delivery device having a housing with a port for receiving pressurized insufflation gas from a gas source, a pump assembly for circulating gas throughout the system, and a separate gas conditioning unit configured for operative association with the gas delivery device.. .
Surgiquest, Inc.

Filter cartridge with internal gaseous seal for multimodal surgical gas delivery system having a smoke evacuation mode

A system is disclosed for delivering gas during a laparoscopic surgical procedure performed within a patient's abdominal cavity requiring smoke evacuation which includes a gas delivery device having a housing with a port for receiving pressurized insufflating gas from a gas source, a pump assembly for circulating gas throughout the system, and a disposable gas conditioning unit or filter cartridge configured for operative association with the gas delivery device.. .
Surgiquest, Inc.

Organ retractor

A medical device of the present invention includes one or more anchors and an elongated member. Advantageously, the elongated member may be coupled to the anchors.

Bowel sound analysis method and system

A bowel sound analysis method and system utilizes an audio collection apparatus to continuously monitor an abdominal cavity of an examinee and collect a bowel sound signal of an intestinal tract inside the abdominal cavity, converts the bowel sound signal into a digital signal, then removes noise from the digital signal by using higher-order statistics (hos) and captures a high-complexity feature from the digital signal by using fractal dimension algorithm, and subsequently defines the high-complexity feature as an intestinal motility signal. The refore, according to the intestinal motility signal, a time point when intestinal motility occurs in the intestinal tract inside the abdominal cavity of the examinee can be learned, and bowel sound features such as the amplitude, frequency, and period of the intestinal motility signal may further be analyzed to determine a health condition of the intestinal tract..
Chimei Medical Center

Systems and methods for conducting smoke evacuation during laparoscopic surgical procedures

An insufflation and smoke evacuation system for use during laparoscopic surgical procedures in an abdominal cavity of a patient is disclosed that includes a pump for circulating pressurized gas within the system, and a dual lumen cannula configured to provide access to the abdominal cavity of a patient, which includes a first lumen communicating with a source of insufflation fluid and a second lumen communicating with the pump.. .
Surgiquest, Inc.

Open-cavity, reduced-pressure treatment devices and systems

An open-cavity, reduced-pressure treatment device and system for treating a cavity in a patient's body, such as an abdominal cavity, is presented. In one instance, an open-cavity, reduced-pressure treatment device includes a plurality of encapsulated leg members, each having an interior portion with a leg manifold member and formed with fenestrations operable to allow fluid flow into the interior portion, and a central connection member fluidly coupled to the plurality of encapsulated leg members.
Kci Licensing, Inc.

Branching multi-lumen tube set for laparoscopic surgical procedures involving smoke evacuation

A multi-lumen tube set is disclosed for use during a laparoscopic surgical procedure performed within a patient's abdominal cavity, which includes at least a first lumen configured to extend between a first surgical access port accessing the patient's abdominal cavity and an external vacuum source, and a branching conduit communicating with the first lumen and configured for connection to a second surgical access port accessing the patient's abdominal cavity to facilitate smoke evacuation from the patient's abdominal cavity during a laparoscopic surgical procedure.. .

Hybrid medical laparoscopic simulator

The present invention provides a hybrid medical laparoscopic simulator including an ecm, laparoscopic instrument imitators coupled to the ecm, trocar imitators coupled to the ecm, a visualization system coupled to the ecm attained by the presence of a robot-patient, laparoscopic unit imitators coupled to the ecm, and operating room equipment. Each of the laparoscopic instrument imitators is executed in a form of a real instrument, contains a sensor unit, and is separated from at least four trocar imitators installed in an abdominal cavity of the robot-patient, each of the trocar imitators is coupled to a corresponding displacement node of the trocar imitator, and a position of the trocar imitator on an anterior wall of the abdominal cavity of the robot-patient is traced and defined..
Eidos-medicina Ltd

Method for anchoring and sealing a cannula assembly to the body of a patient

A cannula assembly for use in laproscopic surgery includes a cannula having a proximal end for use in orientating the assembly into an abdominal cavity, a distal end for insertion into a patient, and a passage through which surgical instruments can be inserted. An expandable feature in the form of an anchor is located toward the distal end of the cannula and is selectively expandable and collapsible.
Apollo Camera, L.l.c.

Implant for parastomal hernia

An implant for the prevention or treatment of a hernia in the proximity of an organ stoma formed in an abdominal wall includes a porous structure having a surface intended to face the abdominal cavity covered by a first film of anti-adhesive material. The porous structure includes a first part intended to be in contact with a stoma organ and having a first thickness, and a second part having a second thickness greater than the first thickness, the first part including a surface intended to face the abdominal wall covered by a second film of anti-adhesive material..
Sofradim Production

Suturing and knotting integrated device for laparaoscopic surgery and associated knotting assembly

A surgical suturing and knotting integrated device includes a knotting assembly and an operation/control apparatus. The knotting assembly has a suture pre-tied with a slipknot and a loop.

Visceral fat measurement

Dual-energy absorptiometry is used to estimate visceral fat metrics and display results, preferably as related to normative data. The process involves deriving x-ray measurements for respective pixel positions related to a two-dimensional projection image of a body slice containing visceral fat and subcutaneous fat, at least some of the measurements being dual-energy x-ray measurements, processing the measurements to derive estimates of metrics related to the visceral fat in the slice, and using the resulting estimates.
Hologic, Inc.

Methods and devices for fallopian tube diagnostics

Methods and devices for performing minimally invasive procedures useful for fallopian tube diagnostics are disclosed. In at least one embodiment, the proximal os of the fallopian tube is accessed via an intrauterine approach; an introducer catheter is advanced to cannulate and form a fluid tight seal with the proximal os of the fallopian tube; a second catheter inside the introducer catheter is provided to track the length of the fallopian tube and out into the abdominal cavity; a balloon at the end of the second catheter is inflated and the second catheter is retracted until the balloon seals the distal os of the fallopian tube; irrigation is performed substantially over the length of the fallopian tube; and the irrigation fluid is recovered for cytology or cell analysis..
Nvision Medical Corporation

Non-immediate effects of therapy

Applying an electric field to an abdominal cavity of the patient in a manner designed to at least approach said target.. .

Dual insufflation and wound closure devices and methods

A dual functioning instrument set, comprising a needle and guide, has not only the capabilities to enter and insufflate the abdominal cavity but also the ability of a suture passer to carry and retrieve suture for closure of the incision sites at the end of the procedure. The needle contains a deployable snare that is used to pass and retrieve suture.
Suture Ease, Inc.

Methods of preparing a fresh cleaned fish carcass for storage

There is disclosed a method of preparing a fresh cleaned fish carcass for storage, the method comprising: positioning ice in an abdominal cavity of the fresh cleaned fish carcass; and after positioning the ice in the abdominal cavity of the fresh cleaned fish carcass, packaging the fresh cleaned fish carcass in a thermally insulated transportable container. There is also disclosed a method of preparing a fresh cleaned fish carcass for storage, the method comprising: immersing at least a portion of the fresh cleaned fish carcass in brine; and after immersing the at least a portion of the fresh cleaned fish carcass in the brine, packaging the fresh cleaned fish carcass in ice.

Suture delivery system

A suture delivery system is described. The system includes an anchor and a cooperating driver, the driver facilitating a delivery of the anchor into the abdominal cavity.
Neosurgical Ltd.

Method and device for ultrasound guided minimal invasive access of a bodily cavity

A puncture assistance device for use in connection with an ultrasound probe to guide a veress needle through the layers of the wall into a bodily cavity is provided. The puncture assistance device comprises a tenaculum-like forceps, a needle guide body provided with a slot for guiding the veress needle within the scan plane of the ultrasound probe, attachment means to the ultrasound probe, and attachment means of the needle guide to the tenaculum-like forceps.

Medical retrieval device

Apparatus and methods relating to a medical retrieval device that may include or be used with a catheter. A basket is included with an opening that is oriented transverse to the longitudinal direction in which the catheter extends.

Endoscope system

The invention provides an endoscope system for generating an oxygen saturation image that can be used for various medical applications, such as oxygen saturation monitoring during surgery. A clip 141 is attached to the surrounding tissue of a tumor cn from the luminal side.
Fujifilm Corporation

Laparoscopic tool with obturator

A laparoscopic device with obturator. The device facilitates extraction of specimens from a female subject's abdominal cavity through the subject's vagina by also facilitating the suturing of a mesh to the anterior and posterior walls of the subject's vagina.

Methods for isolating and removing tissue during a female patient's laparoscopic surgery

A method for better isolating and removing a large mass of excised tissue from a female patient's abdominal cavity during a laparoscopic surgery includes the steps of: (1) vaginally inserting a collection bag that includes: (a) a flexible and resilient ring adapted to enable: the ring to be distorted for vaginal insertion, a specified ring open area sized to allow the mass of tissue to pass through it, and the ring to be removed from the patient's abdominal cavity through a laparoscopic-surgery-appropriately-sized incision, (b) a sleeve having a flexible wall and open end that is affixed to the ring and a defined interior volume sized so as to allow the mass of tissue to reside in the sleeve, and (2) utilizing the collection bag to contain the mass of tissue.. .

Methods and devices for removing tissue during a female patient's laparoscopic surgery

An improved system for isolating and removing a large mass of tissue from a female patient's abdominal cavity during a laparoscopic surgery, includes: (1) a wound retractor platform, (2) a vaginally-insertable, tissue collection bag having a flexible and resilient ring at its open end that is distortable for vaginal insertion but quickly resumes its open and undistorted shaped within the patient's abdominal cavity upon insertion, and whose open end receives the large mass of tissue and is then connected to the wound retractor platform so as to form a sealed bag, (3) a tissue cutting instrument which cuts the large mass of tissue into smaller pieces and then aspirates them along with some of the surrounding fluid, and (4) a fluid recirculation system which filters and recirculates the aspirated fluid back through the bag.. .
Zisow Surgical, Llc

Methods and devices for isolating and removing tissue during a female patient's laparoscopic surgery

A collection bag for better isolating and removing a large mass of tissue from a female patient's abdominal cavity during a laparoscopic surgery includes: (a) a flexible and resilient ring that has a configuration adapted to: (i) enable it to be distorted so that it can be vaginally inserted into the patient's abdominal cavity and then quickly return to essentially the same shape that it took prior to being deformed, (ii) size the ring's open area so that the large tissue mass can pass though it, and (iii) be further distorted so that it can be removed from the abdominal cavity through a laparoscopic-surgery-appropriate incision in the wall of the abdominal cavity, and (b) a sleeve having a flexible wall, an open end, and a defined interior volume, and wherein the sleeve's open end is affixed to the ring, and its interior volume is sized to allow the excised tissue to reside and be isolated within the bag's sleeve.. .
Zisow Surgical, Llc

Laparoscopic surgical apparatus

A fluid ejection device includes a fluid ejection tube having a forward end nozzle inserted into an abdominal cavity. The fluid ejection tube, accommodated in a cylindrical casing section, is movable in an extending direction.
Seiko Epson Corporation

Retraction device for laparoscopy

Disclosed herein is a retraction device for laparoscopy in which a trocar needle including latching grooves formed at the side of the lower end thereof is inserted into a trocar tube, both ends of which are opened, to form a laparoscopic platform, the laparoscopic platform pierces an abdominal wall and the trocar needle is pushed into an abdominal cavity so that the latching grooves are exposed to the outside of the trocar tube, sutures connected to tissue retractors retracting tissues are hung on the latching grooves, and then the trocar needle of the laparoscopic platform is drawn upwards so that the latching grooves are inserted back into the trocar tube to fix the tissue retractors to the laparoscopic platform. The retraction device for laparoscopy prevents the tissues from being unnecessarily damaged due to retraction and facilitates convenient retraction of the tissues without the help of assistant's two hands..
Dalim Corporation

Dynamically programmable abdominal simulator system

A dynamically-changeable abdominal simulator system comprises a patient manikin having an abdominal cavity covered by a sheet of synthetic skin, an array of inflatable elements emplaced within the abdominal cavity covering respectively distinct areas of pressurization of the abdominal cavity and supplied with pressurized medium under separate and independent inflation control for each of the inflatable elements in order to simulate a wide range of abdominal ailments and/or conditional expressions thereof. An inflation manifold and an electronic control module operable therewith control the supply of pressurized medium to the inflatable elements.
Smartummy Llc

Vaginal endoscopic port unit module

The present invention relates to a laparoscopic port unit module in which one end thereof and the other end are placed inside and outside the human body, respectively, through the vaginal inlet, and provides a vaginal endoscopic port unit module comprising: an outer unit of which the end is exposed to the outside of the vaginal inlet and which comprises one or more outer ports allowing the entry of a surgical instrument including an endoscope; an inner unit formed at the inner wall of the vaginal canal so as to be placed at an incision region connected to the abdominal cavity and allowing the surgical instrument entering through the outer port to come in and out of the abdominal cavity; and a runner unit for connecting the outer unit and the inner unit.. .
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Apparatus and delivering surgical tissue connectors into an abdominal cavity and removing the surgical tissue connectors from the abdominal cavity

The present invention is directed to an apparatus and its method of use in delivering surgical tissue connectors into an area of the body and removing the surgical tissue connectors from the body area. Svlore specifically, the present invention is directed to a surgical tissue connector apparatus having at least two tissue connectors connected by a length of cord and a delivery and removal tube.
Freehold Surgical, Inc.

Hernia repair device

A method and device for treating hernia by implanting at least one collapsible hernia repair patch, such as a planar mesh body at least partially enveloped by one or more elastic collars. A posterior end of an applicator carrying the repair patch may be inserted through a hernia and into the wall of the abdominal cavity, and the patch may be released into the cavity, e.g., so as to helically deploy the patch such that the patch lies in parallel to the abdominal wall.
Davol, Inc. (a C.r. Bard Company)

Endoscopic system for winding and inserting a mesh

An endoscopic system for winding and inserting a mesh into an abdominal cavity of a patient is provided. The endoscopic system includes an introducer having an elongated shaft extending distally therefrom.
Covidien Lp

Apparatus and intra-abdominally moving a first internal organ to a position away from a second internal organ and then holding the first internal organ in the position without manual input

An apparatus including a flexible length of cord and three tissue connectors positioned at the opposite ends of the cord and at an intermediate position of the cord is designed to be laparoscopically inserted through the abdominal wall and into the abdominal cavity, and used to move a first internal organ to a position away from a second internal organ where the apparatus holds the first internal organ in the position without further manual input, thereby providing surgical access to the second internal organ.. .
Freehold Surgical, Inc.

Apparatus and removing the entrails from the abdominal cavity of poultry

An apparatus and method are provided for removing the entrails from the abdominal cavity of poultry suspended by its legs in a first conveyor. The apparatus includes an evisceration tool which is movable into and out of the abdominal cavity of the poultry for removing the entrails from the abdominal cavity.
Meyn Food Processing Technology B.v.

Body fluid expanders comprising n-substituted aminosulfonic acid buffers

A buffered body fluid expander solution, in which the buffer is a physiologically acceptable buffer that is not an inorganic phosphate buffer, comprises calcium ions and magnesium ions at a concentration ratio of 5:1 to 1:1. The solutions are useful for the manufacture of medicaments and blood volume expanders, for treating hypovolemia or for treating the loss of extracellular and interstitial fluid in subjects suffering with burns, for treating respiratory and/or metabolic acidosis in a subject, for perfusion of the abdominal cavity during peritoneal dialysis of a subject with acute renal failure or an acute toxicity condition, for preventing and/or ameliorating reperfusion injury, and for delivering a therapeutic, test and/or synergistic agent to a subject, including a biological agent, such as at least one stem cell, peptide or genomic derived protein..
Aqix, Ltd.

Cell line of renal sarcomatoid carcinoma in persons of han nationality and preparation method thereof

Provided is a renal sarcomatoid cell line rcc09hyf, of which the deposit no. Is cctcc c201130, and the preparation method of the renal sarcomatoid cell line.

Lead implantation method

A method of laparoscopically implanting an electrically stimulating lead proximate the lower esophageal sphincter (les) of a patient includes delivering the lead through a port of a laparoscope inserted into the abdominal cavity of the patient through an incision in the abdominal wall. The stimulating electrode is implanted in or proximate the muscularis layer of the lower esophageal wall to treat esophageal reflux disease (gerd).
Endostim, Inc.

Compositions for improved tissue oxygenation by peritoneal ventilation

Compositions and methods for improving transperitoneal oxygen uptake during peritoneal ventilation for extrapulmonary oxygenation of an organism or individual organs in preferably life-threatening case of need, such as pulmonary failure or circulatory shock, are disclosed. Such deficiencies can be addressed by transperitoneal administration of oxygen via a gas introduced into the abdominal cavity.
Sangui Biotech International, Inc.

Ostomy port

A stomal insert for conducting waste content from an intestinal portion in an abdominal cavity through a stoma in an abdominal wall comprising; a cover for covering the stoma; a fixation element for anchoring the stomal insert to a visceral side of the abdominal wall; and a pliable, axially elastic tube interconnecting said cover and said fixation element and sized to apply a tensile force to said cover and to said fixation element.. .
Stimatix Gi Ltd.

System and administering peritoneal dialysis

Systems and methods are provided for improved techniques associated with administering peritoneal dialysis. Embodiments of the invention relate to the continuous introduction and circulation of dialysate fluid in and through the peritoneal cavity.



Abdominal Cavity topics:
  • Abdominal Cavity
  • Instruments
  • Peritoneal
  • Anastomosis
  • Hernia Repair
  • Dissection
  • Transverse
  • Subcutaneous
  • Intraperitoneal
  • Hydrogen Sulfide
  • Colorectal
  • Wireless Communication Device
  • Retraction
  • Processing Device
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid


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