US Patent Application No: 2012/0253,106

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IMPLANTS, TOOLS, AND METHODS FOR TREATMENT OF PELVIC CONDITIONS

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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, MN345

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Khamis, Chaouki A St. Anthony, MN 50 136
Moosai, Shiva P - 3 2
Roll, Jessica L - 27 149

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
AMS RESEARCH CORPORATION (5)
* 2003/0065,402 Implantable article 62 2001
* 2003/0023,250 Surgical suture passers and methods 30 2002
* 2003/0045,774 Sling delivery system and method of use 25 2002
* 2009/0240,104 Surgical Articles and Methods for Treating Pelvic Conditions 1 2009
* 2009/0259,092 Adjustable Sling and Method of Treating Pelvic Conditions 11 2009
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (1)
* 2009/0171,143 DEVICES AND METHOD FOR TREATING PELVIC DYSFUNCTIONS 4 2008
 
DEPUY MITEK, LLC (1)
* 7,377,926 Suturing apparatus and method 22 2002
 
ETHICON, INC. (1)
* 2009/0082,792 Hernia mesh support device 8 2007
 
USGI MEDICAL, INC. (1)
* 2005/0119,671 Apparatus and methods for endoscopic suturing 112 2004
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