US Patent Application No: 2012/0253,106

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IMPLANTS, TOOLS, AND METHODS FOR TREATMENT OF PELVIC CONDITIONS

ALSO PUBLISHED AS: 9089393

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Described are various embodiments of surgical procedures, systems, implants, devices, tools, and methods, useful for treating pelvic conditions in a male or female, the pelvic conditions including incontinence (various forms such as fecal incontinence, stress urinary incontinence, urge incontinence, mixed incontinence, etc.), vaginal prolapse (including various forms such as enterocele, cystocele, rectocele, apical or vault prolapse, uterine descent, etc.), and other conditions caused by muscle and ligament weakness, the devices and tools including devices and tools for anchoring an implant to supportive tissue and adjusting the implant.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
AMS RESEARCH CORPORATIONMINNETONKA, MN378

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Khamis, Chaouki A Minnetonka, US 37 83
Moosai, Shiva P Minnetonka, US 3 2
Roll, Jessica L Minnetonka, US 24 84

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ETHICON, INC. (1)
* 2009/0082,792 Hernia mesh support device 15 2007
 
DEPUY MITEK, LLC (1)
* 7,377,926 Suturing apparatus and method 27 2002
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (1)
* 2009/0171,143 DEVICES AND METHOD FOR TREATING PELVIC DYSFUNCTIONS 8 2008
 
AMS RESEARCH CORPORATION (5)
* 2003/0065,402 Implantable article 87 2001
* 2003/0023,250 Surgical suture passers and methods 36 2002
* 2003/0045,774 Sling delivery system and method of use 34 2002
* 2009/0240,104 Surgical Articles and Methods for Treating Pelvic Conditions 2 2009
* 2009/0259,092 Adjustable Sling and Method of Treating Pelvic Conditions 17 2009
 
USGI Medical, Inc. (1)
* 2005/0119,671 Apparatus and methods for endoscopic suturing 122 2004
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