FreshPatents.com Logo
Enter keywords:  

Track companies' patents here: Public Companies RSS Feeds | RSS Feed Home Page
Popular terms

[SEARCH]

Follow us on Twitter
twitter icon@FreshPatents

Web & Computing
Cloud Computing
Ecommerce
Search patents
Smartphone patents
Social Media patents
Video patents
Website patents
Web Server
Android patents
Copyright patents
Database patents
Programming patents
Wearable Computing
Webcam patents

Web Companies
Apple patents
Google patents
Adobe patents
Ebay patents
Oracle patents
Yahoo patents

[SEARCH]

Anchor patents



      
           
This page is updated frequently with new Anchor-related patent applications. Subscribe to the Anchor RSS feed to automatically get the update: related Anchor RSS feeds. RSS updates for this page: Anchor RSS RSS


Rim anchoring systems for flexible surgical implants for replacing cartilage

Anchoring of prosthetic valve supports

Date/App# patent app List of recent Anchor-related patents
07/24/14
20140207462
 System and method of providing a spoken dialog interface to a website patent thumbnailSystem and method of providing a spoken dialog interface to a website
Disclosed is a method for training a spoken dialog service component from website data. Spoken dialog service components typically include an automatic speech recognition module, a language understanding module, a dialog management module, a language generation module and a text-to-speech module.
07/24/14
20140207234
 Rim anchoring systems for flexible surgical implants for replacing cartilage patent thumbnailRim anchoring systems for flexible surgical implants for replacing cartilage
Flexible cartilage-replacing implants are disclosed that use either or both of (1) enlarged peripheral rim components, and/or (2) elongated flexible reinforcing members that are embedded around the peripheral edge of an implant device. These types of anchoring devices, especially when used in combination, can provide flexible implants that can be implanted arthroscopically into synovial joints, for complete replacement of damaged cartilage segments..
07/24/14
20140207233
  patent thumbnail
In one embodiment, the present invention is a method of positioning and securing a graft to bone including the steps of: positioning the graft into a bore hole in the bone; positioning a guide wire into the bore hole in the bone; positioning a slide instrument between the guide wire and the graft; positioning a driver, and an anchor secured thereto, over the guide wire; directing the anchor along the guide wire and towards and into the bore hole; and imparting a rotational force to the anchor to secure the anchor between a sidewall of the bore hole and a portion of the graft.. .
07/24/14
20140207231
 Anchoring of prosthetic valve supports patent thumbnailAnchoring of prosthetic valve supports
Apparatus is provided, including: (1) a delivery tube, transluminally advanceable to the heart of the subject; (2) a prosthetic valve support, configured to support a prosthetic valve at a native valve of the heart, and including an upstream support portion, the upstream support portion: (a) having a working configuration in which it is generally annular and (b) having a delivery configuration in which it defines a channel, and is configured to be disposed within the delivery tube; (3) a tissue anchor, slidable through the channel; and (4) an anchor driver. The anchor driver is slidable within the delivery tube and the channel, and configured to anchor the upstream support portion to tissue of the heart by driving the tissue anchor through the upstream support portion and into the tissue, while at least part of the upstream support portion is disposed within the delivery tube..
07/24/14
20140207230
 Implant delivery and deployment system and method patent thumbnailImplant delivery and deployment system and method
An implant delivery system comprising a catheter including at least one lumen, an implant configured to be received in the lumen, and a latching mechanism configured to be received in the implant. The latching mechanism may be configured to releasably couple the implant to a delivery wire and to transmit a torque through the delivery wire to cause at least a portion of the implant to rotate.
07/24/14
20140207220
 Implantable neurostimulator with integral hermetic electronic enclosure, circuit substrate, monolithic feed-through, lead assembly and anchoring mechanism patent thumbnailImplantable neurostimulator with integral hermetic electronic enclosure, circuit substrate, monolithic feed-through, lead assembly and anchoring mechanism
An implantable medical device is provided for the suppression or prevention of pain, movement disorders, epilepsy, cerebrovascular diseases, autoimmune diseases, sleep disorders, autonomic disorders, abnormal metabolic states, disorders of the muscular system, and neuropsychiatric disorders in a patient. The implantable medical device can be a neurostimulator configured to be implanted on or near a cranial nerve to treat headache or other neurological disorders.
07/24/14
20140207219
 Modular stimulus applicator system and method patent thumbnailModular stimulus applicator system and method
A modular stimulus applicator system and method are disclosed. The system includes a plurality of wirelessly controlled stimulus pods, anchored to a patient's body, and configured to deliver stimulus to the patient's body.
07/24/14
20140207189
 Knotless suture anchoring device having deforming section to accommodate sutures of various diameters patent thumbnailKnotless suture anchoring device having deforming section to accommodate sutures of various diameters
An innovative bone anchor and methods for securing soft tissue, such as tendons, to bone, which permit a suture attachment that lies entirely beneath the cortical bone surface. The suturing material between the soft tissue and the bone anchor may be secured without the need for tying a knot.
07/24/14
20140207160
 Anchor assembly for an implantable, pelvic support device patent thumbnailAnchor assembly for an implantable, pelvic support device
An anchor assembly for an implantable, pelvic support device includes a body, a collar, and a strand. The body defines a first central longitudinal axis, the collar defines a second central longitudinal axis and is received over the body such that the first central longitudinal axis and the second central longitudinal axis are substantially parallel and laterally offset.
07/24/14
20140207159
 Devices and methods for delivering an anchored device patent thumbnailDevices and methods for delivering an anchored device
One or more tissue anchors may be delivered first without being coupled to an anchored device. An anchored device may be delivered second, and then coupled to the tissue anchors.
07/24/14
20140207153
Delivery system, method, and anchor for medical implant placement
A delivery system and method for placing a medical implant, such as for diagnosing, monitoring and/or treating cardiovascular diseases. The delivery system includes a hollow catheter, an anchor coupled to the catheter, and an implant secured within the anchor.
07/24/14
20140207147
Temporary retention device
A retention device for anchoring indwelling catheters, sheath introducers, feeding tubes, ostomy bags or other medical devices beneath the skin of a patient includes an deployable section coupled to a medical device; following introduction into a patient, the deployable section is subcutaneously deployed, securely anchoring the device and coupled medical device for the duration of treatment.. .
07/24/14
20140205383
Jack-up drilling unit with tension legs
The invention relates generally to a method for supporting non-buoyant offshore drilling units that are anchored to the sea floor and are subject to heavy lateral loads. Specifically, tension tendons are attached to piled foundations to prevent jack-ups from being overturned by the loads.
07/24/14
20140205092
Secure provisioning in an untrusted environment
Embodiments include methods for securely provisioning copies of an electronic circuit. A first entity (e.g., a chip manufacturer) embeds one or more secret values into copies of the electronic circuit.
07/24/14
20140204908
Methods of and nodes for selecting a target core network for handing over a voice session of a terminal
A method of selecting a target core network of a communication network for handing over a voice session of a terminal from a packet switched source radio access network (ran) to a target ran. The voice session is anchored in an internet protocol multimedia subsystem, and the selected target core network includes a circuit switched domain which is associated with the target ran and supports voice session continuity to hand over the voice session from the source ran to the target ran.
07/24/14
20140204746
Openflow enabled wifi management entity architecture
System and method embodiments are provided to improve offloading traffic from mobile operators networks via a wifi network. The embodiments also include schemes to offload traffic between wifi networks.
07/24/14
20140203605
Child safety seat assembly
A child safety seat assembly includes a shell body for defining a support base attachable to a child seat, an extension arm coupled with the shell body, an anchor latch affixed with the extension arm via a fastener, the anchor latch being operable to with an anchorage fixture of a vehicle, and a cushion part affixed in the extension arm adjacent to the fastener. The cushion part is formed as an integral hollow body, the hollow body has a first, a second and a third sidewall, the first sidewall facing the fastener, and the second and third sidewalls respectively include inward recessed surfaces and are respectively connected with two side edges of the first sidewall.
07/24/14
20140203423
Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing same
The present specification relates to a semiconductor device in which a metal plate is attached onto a surface of a resin package, and provides a structure in which the metal plate is not easy to separate. The semiconductor device disclosed in the present specification includes semiconductor chips (igbt, diode), a resin package molding the semiconductor chips, and metal plates fixed onto the surface of the resin package.
07/24/14
20140203403
Electrical device having movable electrode
A movable electric device includes: a first and second fixed electrodes formed on a support substrate, and having opposing electrode surfaces which are substantially perpendicular to the surface of the support substrate, and define a cavity therebetween; a movable member having a movable electrode having a first end disposed near the first fixed electrode and a second end disposed near the second fixed electrode, and bent spring member continuing from at least one of the first and second ends of the movable electrode, and including part which is bent in thickness direction of the movable electrode; and first and second anchors disposed on the support substrate and supporting the movable member at its opposite ends.. .
07/24/14
20140203140
Method and apparatus for automated launch, retrieval, and servicing of a hovering aircraft
Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide an apparatus configured to automatically retrieve, service, and launch an aircraft. For retrieval, the aircraft drops a weighted cable, and pulls it at low relative speed into a broad aperture of the apparatus.
07/24/14
20140202837
Low-cost process-independent rf mems switch
A mems switch includes a semiconductor substrate, a movable cantilever and a cantilever anchor. The semiconductor substrate includes a device layer and a handle.
07/24/14
20140202697
Well completion methods
Methods for improving the bonding of a cement sheath to a tubular body in a subterranean well involve anchoring elements mounted on the outside surface of the tubular body—in the annular space between the tubular body and the borehole wall. The cement contains an expansive agent that causes the cement to expand after it sets.
07/24/14
20140202604
Tire for light vehicle
The invention relates to a tyre designed to be fitted to a light vehicle, comprising: two beads (20) designed to come into contact with a mounting rim, each bead comprising at least one annular reinforcing structure (70); two side walls (30) extending the beads radially outwards, the two side walls meeting in a crown; at least one carcass reinforcement (60) anchored in the beads and extending from the beads, through the side walls as far as the crown, the carcass reinforcement comprising a plurality of carcass reinforcing elements (61), these carcass reinforcing elements being textile and oriented radially; a crown reinforcement consisting of a fabric (180) of textile reinforcing elements, which are oriented at ±45° with respect to the circumferential direction; the crown reinforcement being surmounted by a textile hooping reinforcement (100) and by a tread (40), the hooping reinforcement being formed of reinforcing elements (101) that are oriented circumferentially.. .
07/24/14
20140202446
Traction bearing and rod joint from the sliding shelf set
Traction bearing and rod joint to anchor a sliding shelf set to an oven door, the bearing (1) being made of engineering plastic, stainless steel or another compatible material, and is designed to be installed on the internal glass or surface of the counter door (p) of the stove (f1) by fitting into an orifice. The locking of the bearing (1) in this orifice is held by the provision of a beveled skirt (7) and a collar (6), both applied on the outer surface of the bearing (1).
07/24/14
20140202408
Flexible coupling/linkage for an actuator
A flexible coupling linkage (14) anchors a housing (16) that at least partially encloses a rotor (18) of an actuator (22) against rotation, while allowing free movement of the housing (16) in two other planes relative to the rotor (18) to match an angular rotational plane orientation of the rotor (18) to prevent binding between the housing (16) and the rotor (18) due to misalignment. The flexible coupling linkage (14) can be selected from a group of pivot joints (24a, 24b) including at least one of a pivot pin joint (30, 34), a ball-and-socket joint (32), and any combination thereof.
07/24/14
20140202374
Electro permanent magnetic system with magnetic state indicator
An electro permanent magnetic system (10) for anchoring ferromagnetic material, with magnetic state indicator (14), comprising: an electro permanent magnetic module (12), a control unit (11) for said electro permanent magnetic module (12), an electrical connection system (13) between said control unit (11) and said electro permanent magnetic module (12); a magnetization indicator (14) for said electro permanent magnetic module (12) associated with the electro permanent magnetic module (12); characterised in that said magnetization indicator (14) is a bistable indicator having two stable states; said magnetization indicator (14) not requiring electrical power to remain in one of said stable states; said magnetization indicator (14) being electrically fed only in association with the magnetization or demagnetization of said electro permanent magnetic module (12), to pass from one stable state to the other of said two stable states.. .
07/24/14
20140202369
Anchoring, maneuvering, docking and stabalizing apparatus for water vessel
The present invention is directed to an apparatus that allows a boat to be anchored, maneuvered, docking, and stabilized. The invention has a member that can rotate about a first axis from a stowed position to an anchored position.
07/24/14
20140202303
Music box
A music box includes a plurality of star wheels, a plurality of sun wheels, a drive unit, a plurality of anchoring members, a plurality of vibration valves, a rotating disk, a detection unit, and a control unit. Each of the plurality of anchoring members is configured to engage one of a plurality of protruding parts of the plurality of star wheels.
07/24/14
20140202302
Music box
A music box includes a plurality of star wheels, a plurality of vibration valves, a plurality of anchoring members, a plurality of electromagnets, and a control unit. The control unit is configured to control one or more of the plurality of the electromagnets to be a first state by supplying a first electricity and control each of the plurality of electromagnets to be a second state by supplying a second electricity.
07/17/14
20140200662
Anchoring elements for intracardiac devices
An intracardiac device comprising a ring-shaped body and one or more anchoring or stabilizing elements attached to said body, said elements being selected from the group consisting of levered anchoring arms, elongate anchoring arms, and lateral extension elements, wherein said device is able to move between two conformations, a collapsed conformation suitable for insertion into a delivery catheter, and an open conformation, suitable for implantation at a cardiac valve annulus.. .
07/17/14
20140200657
Mitral spacer
A heart valve implant may include a shaft and an anchor configured to be coupled to an end of the shaft. A spacer may be coupled to a portion of the shaft and comprise a plurality of individual segments including a first and at least a second individual segment.
07/17/14
20140200655
Intravascular cardiac restraining implants and methods for treating heart failure
Intravascular cardiac restraining implants designed for treatment of heart disease and heart failure and methods for their use. The disclosed implants can be used to reshape or reinforce a diseased, weakened or distended portion of a patient's heart to counteract heart disease and heart damage.
07/17/14
20140200618
Systems and methods for fusing a sacroiliac joint and anchoring an orthopedic appliance
An orthopedic anchoring system for attaching a spinal stabilization system and concomitantly fusing a sacroiliac joint is disclosed that includes a delivery tool and an implant assembly for insertion into a joint space of a sacroiliac joint. The implant assembly may be secured using anchors inserted through bores within the implant body and into the underlying sacrum and/or ilium.
07/17/14
20140200617
Posterior fixation system
A posterior fixation system includes a saddle member, an anchoring member, an occipital plate, an occipital rod, and a cross-link connector. The anchoring member anchors the saddle member to bone.
07/17/14
20140200604
Fistula treatment devices and methods
Disclosed herein are implantable fistula treatment devices and methods. In some embodiments, a distal anchor for an implantable fistula treatment device may comprise a suture and multiple foldable members including at least a distal-most foldable member and a proximal-most foldable member.
07/17/14
20140200550
Two-piece transseptal cannula, delivery system, and method of delivery
A cannula assembly for directing blood from the heart of a patient and a minimally invasive method of implanting the same. The cannula assembly includes a flexible cannula body having a proximal end and a distal end with a receiving portion, and a transseptal tip having a distal end and a proximal end with an engaging portion.
07/17/14
20140200453
Instrument including a movement sensor for determining the position of an anchoring mechanism.
An instrument defining instruments proximal and distal ends and positionable with respect to a body valve in the body of a living subject for implanting anchors into living tissue at a predetermined location relative to the body valve. The instrument includes a body.
07/17/14
20140200396
Minimally invasive breast lift method with a superior tissue support and an inferior anchor
Described are methods and apparatus for use in supporting tissue in a patient's body. In some embodiments, the patient's breast or another tissue is supported.
07/17/14
20140200392
Trans-urethral sling delivery device
Technologies are generally provided for a trans-urethral sling delivery device for deploying a sub-urethral sling to support a urethra to treat urinary incontinence. A trocar and a delivery tube may be advanced through the urethra, and the trocar may puncture a hole in the urethral wall.
07/17/14
20140200145
Method of metabolic evolution
The invention relates to a method for metabolic evolution of a variant of a natural small aromatic molecule product of a metabolic pathway, by somatic in vivo assembly and recombination of said metabolic pathway employing a gene mosaic of at least one gene a, which comprises a) in a single step procedure (i) transforming a cell with at least one gene a having a sequence homology of less than 99.5% to another gene to be recombined that is an integral part of the cell genome or presented in the framework of a genetic construct, (ii) recombining said genes, (iii) generating a gene mosaic of the genes at an integration site of a target genome, wherein said at least one gene a has a single flanking target sequence either at the 5′ end or 3′ end anchoring to the 5′ or 3′ end of said integration site, (iv) recombining eventual further genes of said metabolic pathway, and b) selecting clones comprising said gene mosaic and said eventual further genes capable of expressing said variant, methods of preparing a library of cells producing variants of natural small aromatic molecule products of a metabolic pathway, the libraries so produced and used to prepare said variants.. .
07/17/14
20140199885
Controlled-impedence cable termination using compliant interconnect elements
An apparatus for terminating a controlled-impedance cable using compliant electrical contacts to provide an interface to another device. The terminator includes a conductive ground block for securing the cable by its ground shield and providing a common ground.
07/17/14
20140199656
Dental retention systems
Dental retention systems which facilitate the adjustment or removal of an oral appliance, e.g., a crown or bridge, from a reconfigurable abutment assembly are described. The adjustable abutment assembly may be secured to an anchoring implant bored into the bones within the mouth.
07/17/14
20140199422
Composite carrier frame for plastic injection molding
Methods and devices for forming a composite carrier frame assembly used in an injection molding process are described. Methods and devices described herein are well suited for insert molding multiple small pieces into a single injection molded part.
07/17/14
20140199134
Sta-put / hurricane nail
The sta-put/hurricane nail has longitudinal anchoring feature located at the driving point of the nail and/or along the shaft. The longitudinal anchor barbs (hook like barb) actively engage the wood (substrate) material when driven through to provide a superior mechanical bond between two or more pieces of wood material than conventional nails.
07/17/14
20140199132
Wall mounted toggle hook
A convertible anchor comprises a fixture for holding an article to a friable wall and an anchoring mechanism extending from the fixture and adapted when rotated to engagingly extend into the wall for securing the fixture thereto. The fixture is selectively separable via frangible connection elements from the anchoring mechanism for allowing the fixture to be used alone with an appropriate fastener suitable for installing the fixture to a rigid structure, such as wooden components.
07/17/14
20140199123
Hydrofission barrier
A barrier system and a method for dissipating energy in a body of fluid provides one or more barrier units each having an outer wall that defines a hollow inner chamber. Each barrier unit has a lower aperture and an upper aperture so fluid can flow in and out of the hollow inner chamber.
07/17/14
20140198767
Systems and methods for mobility optimization in a heterogeneous network
Methods, systems, and devices for mobility optimization in a heterogeneous network are disclosed herein. A base station includes an anchor module, a context information module, and a transmission point module.
07/17/14
20140198626
Piezoelectric motor, liquid ejecting apparatus, and clock
A piezoelectric motor includes a piezoelectric element having a piezoelectric layer, and a first and a second electrodes, the first electrode provided on one surface side of the piezoelectric layer, and the second electrode provided on the other surface side of the piezoelectric layer; a piezoelectric actuator having a vibrating member anchored to the first electrode of the piezoelectric element; and a rotational shaft with which the vibrating member makes contact and is rotated thereby. The piezoelectric layer includes a vertical vibration excitation region, provided toward the center of the piezoelectric layer in the widthwise direction, that elicits vertical vibrations, and two groups of bending vibration excitation regions, one group disposed on either side of the vertical vibration excitation region so that two opposing diagonal pairs are formed; and the polarization direction of the vertical vibration excitation region and one of the groups of the bending vibration excitation regions in the piezoelectric layer is inverted relative to the other group of the bending vibration excitation regions..
07/17/14
20140197573
Concrete forming systems and methods
Systems and methods for constructing concrete foundations are provided which allow for rapid and high-precision placement and alignment of anchor bolts across large distances. A frame system is constructed outside of an excavation and then suspended, using supports, over an excavation.
07/17/14
20140197217
Mounting device for aircraft supply systems
A mounting device for aircraft supply systems comprises a cross member and at least one support module including a body having a shape complementary to that of a cross member. The body includes a structure for securing an aircraft supply system, an opening, and a pin, wherein the opening forms a guide that is able to receive a portion of the pin.
07/17/14
20140197174
Molded reservoir support structure coupling
A molded reservoir support structure coupling may include an anchor and a support structure. The anchor may have one or more first flange(s) projecting generally laterally from a side wall of the anchor.
07/17/14
20140196946
Module for a braking system, such as a coil box module comprising a housing and a connector
The present invention relates to a braking system module, such as a coilbox, comprising a housing and a connector. The connector includes a connector body and contact elements defining a connection interface for electrically connecting the braking module with a plug connector.
07/17/14
20140196928
Wiring distribution system and apparatus
A system and apparatus for the distribution of wiring is provided. The present invention includes an anchor that may be attached to a wall, ceiling or floor.
07/17/14
20140196913
Bridge plug tool
A bridge plug tool for use in a well, comprising: a tool body; a mandrel (3) extending through the tool body; a setting sleeve (2) positioned on the tool body; a packer module (4,5,6) located below the setting sleeve, the packer module having an expanded position in which its outer surface is expanded radially with respect to the tool body and a contracted position in which its outer surface is substantially the same as that of the tool body; and an anchor module (9,10,11) located below the packer module, the anchoring module comprising anchor elements moveable between an expanded position in which the anchor elements extend radially from the tool body and a contracted position in which the anchor elements are substantially aligned with the surface of the tool body; wherein the mandrel extends through the sleeve, packer module and anchor module; the mandrel and setting sleeve are relatively moveable between an axially extended position and an axially contracted position; and wherein the mandrel and setting sleeve engage the anchor module and packer module such that relative movement of the mandrel and setting sleeve between the axially extended and axially contracted positions correspondingly moves the anchor module and packer module between the respective contracted and expanded positions. The use of the sleeve and mandrel arrangement allows setting and release mechanisms to be protected from the external environment of the tool..
07/17/14
20140196890
Liner hanger/packer apparatus with pressure balance feature on anchor slips to facilitate removal
A liner hanger/packer apparatus operates by sequential expansion of a slip ring and then a sealing element. The hanger slips are set by pressure on a seated ball actuating anchor slips to grip followed by a stroker assembly and a swage making a first movement.
07/17/14
20140196889
Downhole anchoring systems and methods of using same
Anchoring systems for disposition in wellbores and tubular devices comprise a tubular member defined by two or more radially expandable slip members. The upper ends of the slip members are shaped such that when the slip members are in their respective run-in positions and in their respective set positions, a portion of an upper end of one slip member overlaps a portion of an upper end of another slip member so that the longitudinal space between each slip member that is created when the slip members are in their set position are blocked by the upper end of at least one of the slip members.
07/17/14
20140196634
Transport unit and method for manufacturing of the same
A transport unit comprising a load carrier (9) and a load (18) supported by said load carrier (9) and comprising a coil (1) of a web (3) being wound on a reel (4). A load securing member (25) extends inside the reel (4) and between the load carrier (9) and an anchoring device (24) arranged on a top surface (20) of the load (18) such that the load (18) is secured to the load carrier (9).
07/17/14
20140196397
Insulated building block and wall structure
An innovative masonry block, such as a cmu, has a core of insulative material with masonry cladding, such as concrete, on lateral sides, and anchor elements, such as rigid bar members, may extend from the core to hold the cladding to the core. The core may also include a drain aperture extending from top to bottom, as well as a sloped top surface that serves to direct water to the drain.
07/17/14
20140196382
Support post structure
A support post structure includes: a ground plate mounted on a support post anchor driven into the ground or a concrete base; a support post; a universal joint for tiltably supporting a lower end of the post; a lower support plate placed on an upper end of the post; a spring; an upper support plate; a bolt inserted through the lower support plate, the spring, and the upper support plate; a nut threaded into the bolt; and a rope hanging between a mooring part of the bolt and a predetermined position near the lower end of the post. The support post is brought to a standing state when the rope is tightened by the nut and is tiltable in all directions when a guard fence receives a falling rock or the like, autonomously restoring to the initial standing state when the rock is removed..
07/17/14
20140196209
Camping hammock
A hammock formed by suspending a substantially rectilinear section of material by two diagonally-opposed corners to two respective anchor points. Preferably, the other two diagonally-opposed corners of the substantially rectilinear section of material are anchored to respective anchor points below the two suspension anchor points.
07/10/14
20140195762
Safety for volume operations
A system and method for maintaining the safety of volume operations. A storage controller receives a request to delete a first volume.
07/10/14
20140194989
Devices and methods for stabilizing tissue and implants
An implant for repairing a joint between a first bone and a second bone includes a first section constructed of a substantially rigid material and a graft constructed of soft tissue having a first end and a second end. The first section has a first end surface configured for positioning against the first bone.
07/10/14
20140194988
Devices and methods for stabilizing tissue and implants
An implant for repairing a joint between a first bone and a second bone includes a first section constructed of a substantially rigid material and a graft constructed of soft tissue having a first end and a second end. The first section has a first end surface configured for positioning against the first bone.
07/10/14
20140194976
Devices and methods for heart valve repair
Devices and methods provide enhanced treatment of a cardiac valve annulus. Methods generally involve contacting an anchor delivery device with the valve annulus and releasing a plurality of coupled anchors from the anchor delivery device to secure the anchors to the annulus.
07/10/14
20140194967
Device and method for tacking plaque to blood vessel wall
A tack device for holding plaque against blood vessel walls in treating atherosclerotic occlusive disease can be formed as a thin, annular band of durable, flexible material. The tack device may also have a plurality of barbs or anchoring points on its outer annular periphery.
07/10/14
20140194933
Devices and methods for stabilizing tissue and implants
An implant for repairing a joint between a first bone and a second bone includes a first section constructed of a substantially rigid material and a graft constructed of soft tissue having a first end and a second end. The first section has a first end surface configured for positioning against the first bone.
07/10/14
20140194930
Interspinous process implant having deployable anchor blades
An interspinous process implant is disclosed that includes a body defining a longitudinal axis, an interior cavity and opposed proximal and distal end portions, a pair of anchor wings operatively associated with the distal end portion of the body and mounted for pivotal movement relative to the longitudinal axis of the body between a first position housed within the interior cavity of the body and a second position extending radially outwardly from the body, an anchor collar operatively associated with the proximal portion of the body and mounted for axial movement relative to the longitudinal axis of the body between a first position spaced apart from the anchor wings and a second position approximated with the anchor wings, a pair of anchor blades operatively associated with the anchor collar and mounted for movement between a first position housed at least partially within the interior cavity of the body and a second position extending radially outwardly from the anchor collar.. .
07/10/14
20140194927
Method and apparatus for coupling soft tissue to a bone
A method for coupling soft tissue to bone including: positioning a first anchor in a first bone bore, the first anchor having a first self-locking adjustable suture construct including a first adjustable loop, a second adjustable loop, and a pair of first ends; positioning a second anchor in a second bone bore, the second anchor having a second self-locking adjustable suture construct including a third adjustable loop, a fourth adjustable loop, and a second end; positioning the first adjustable loop relative to the soft tissue; positioning the second adjustable loop about the third adjustable loop; and tensioning the pair of first ends and the second end to pull the first adjustable loop against the soft tissue, couple the second adjustable loop to the third adjustable loop, pull the second adjustable loop against the soft tissue, and pull the third adjustable loop against the soft tissue.. .
07/10/14
20140194814
Catheter deflection anchor
A system and method for anchoring a round catheter pull wire within the distal end of a catheter. A steering deflection mechanism includes a pull ring having a plurality of apertures and one or more receiving slots.
07/10/14
20140194813
Unidirectional catheter control handle with tensioning control
A catheter includes a tip electrode with a shell and a support member to provide a plenum chamber. The plug is formed with a u-shaped passage for a safety line to wrap around and secure the support member (with the shell affixed thereto) to the catheter.
07/10/14
20140194806
External anchoring configurations for modular gastrointestinal prostheses
Components may be used separately or in combination to create anchoring systems for intra-luminal implants for the treatment of metabolic disorders such as obesity and diabetes. Various systems include an external component adapted for deployment around a portion of the gastrointestinal tract (e.g., the duodenum) and an internal component adapted for implantation within the gastrointestinal tract.
07/10/14
20140194805
Anti-obesity devices
Method and apparatus for limiting absorption of food products in specific parts of the digestive system is presented. A gastrointestinal implant device is anchored in the pyloric portion of the gastrointestinal system and extends beyond the ligament of treitz.
07/10/14
20140194697
Distraction and retraction assembly
An assembly allowing retraction of soft tissue away from a reference plane; the assembly including at least one retracting element each having a distal end with a formation allowing anchorage of the at least one retracting element. The assembly also includes a proximal end of the at least one retracting element capable of movement through at least one degree of freedom relative to the anchorage..
07/10/14
20140194675
Method of treating incontinence
An implant for use in the treatment of urinary incontinence includes a suburethral support and an anchor portion extending from the support portion. The support portion is operatively positionable at or distal to the bulbar urethral complex and the anchor portion is operatively extensible through the obturator foramen..


Popular terms: [SEARCH]



Follow us on Twitter
twitter icon@FreshPatents

###

This listing is a sample listing of patent applications related to Anchor for is only meant as a recent sample of applications filed, not a comprehensive history. There may be associated servicemarks and trademarks related to these patents. Please check with patent attorney if you need further assistance or plan to use for business purposes. This patent data is also published to the public by the USPTO and available for free on their website. Note that there may be alternative spellings for Anchor with additional patents listed. Browse our RSS directory or Search for other possible listings.
     SHARE
  
         


FreshNews promo



0.5109

3152

0 - 1 - 75