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Ortiz Mark S, Stokes Michael J: Method and apparatus for sealing a gastric opening. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Ortiz Mark S, Stokes Michael J, JOHNSON Phillip S, February 15, 2007: WO/2007/019117 (8 worldwide citation)

An anchorable cannula adapted for positioning within an opening formed in tissue includes a cannula body having a proximal portion and distal portion. The proximal portion and the distal portion are linked by a circumferential ring positioned therebetween. The proximal portion includes a series of f ...


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Albrecht Thomas E, Ortiz Mark S, Plescia David N, Stokes Michael J, Youmans Katherine L, Voegele James W, Zeiner Mark S, Harris Jason L: An implantable coil for insertion into a hollow body organ. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Albrecht Thomas E, Ortiz Mark S, Plescia David N, Stokes Michael J, Youmans Katherine L, Voegele James W, Zeiner Mark S, Harris Jason L, JOHNSON Philip S, March 6, 2008: WO/2008/028108 (3 worldwide citation)

An implant for placement within a hollow body organ. The implant includes a member having an undeployed shape for delivery to the hollow body and a deployed shape for implantation therein. The member has sufficient rigidity in its deployed shape to exert an outward force against an interior of the h ...


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Thompson Brian James, Ortiz Mark S, Pastorelli Alessandro: A locking device for an anastomotic device. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Thompson Brian James, Ortiz Mark S, Pastorelli Alessandro, LEIHKAUF Steffen Falk, April 10, 2008: WO/2008/040577 (2 worldwide citation)

A locking device (42) for an anastomotic ring device (9) of the type comprising proximal (10), center (11), and distal (12) rings connected respectively by proximal and distal hinged arms (13, 14), the hinged arms (13, 14) having a generally oblong radially retracted shape when the ring device (9) i ...


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HARRIS Jason L, ANTON Edward C, VOEGELE Aaron C, FILARDO Thomas W, BAYNHAM Tamara C, ORTIZ Mark S: THÉRAPIE DE LOBÉSITÉ ET VARIABILITÉ DE LA FRÉQUENCE CARDIAQUE, OBESITY THERAPY AND HEART RATE VARIABILITY. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, HARRIS Jason L, ANTON Edward C, VOEGELE Aaron C, FILARDO Thomas W, BAYNHAM Tamara C, ORTIZ Mark S, JOHNSON Philip S, July 5, 2012: WO/2012/091929 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices are provided for delivering obesity therapy to a patient. In general, the methods and devices allow for onset of a patient eating solid food, e.g., the patient beginning a meal, to trigger delivery of an obesity therapy to a patient. The obesity therapy can be delivered to the pa ...


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Zeiner Mark S, Harris Jason L, Stokes Michael J, Holcomb Matthew D, Ortiz Mark S, Crainich Lawrence, Kondor Alex P: Fastener deploying device with sisposable cartridge for gastric volume reduction. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Zeiner Mark S, Harris Jason L, Stokes Michael J, Holcomb Matthew D, Ortiz Mark S, Crainich Lawrence, Kondor Alex P, Johnson Philip S, January 28, 2010: WO/2010/011832 (1 worldwide citation)

A reloadable device for deploying fasteners. The device has a handle and at least one actuator. The handle is connected to an elongated hollow housing having distal and proximal ends. The device includes a first cartridge containing at least one fastener releasably connectable to the handle. The fas ...


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Zeiner Mark S, Stokes Michael J, Albrecht Thomas E, Harris Jason L, Ortiz Mark S, Crainich Lawrence: Tissue apposition method and device involving sheets with integrated tensioning system. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Zeiner Mark S, Stokes Michael J, Albrecht Thomas E, Harris Jason L, Ortiz Mark S, Crainich Lawrence, JOHNSON Philip S, November 5, 2009: WO/2009/135002 (1 worldwide citation)

A tensioning system (10) for restricting the available volume of a gastric cavity includes a base material (12) that is shaped and dimensioned for surgical attachment to surfaces (14, 15) on or within the body. Multiple tensioning members (18) are incorporated into the base material, each of the ten ...


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ORTIZ Mark S, ZEINER Mark S, HARRIS Jason L, HOLCOMB Matthew D, STOKES Michael J: [fr] DISPOSITIF POUR ANCRER UN MANCHON ENDOLUMINAL DANS LE TRACTUS GI, [en] DEVICE FOR ANCHORING AN ENDOLUMINAL SLEEVE IN THE GI TRACT. ORTIZ Mark S, ZEINER Mark S, HARRIS Jason L, HOLCOMB Matthew D, STOKES Michael J, ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, JOHNSON Philip S, February 28, 2013: WO/2013/028841 (1 worldwide citation)

[en] Endoluminal sleeve device (1) for internally lining a section of the GI tract, comprising a sleeve (2) configured for deployment inside a GI tract, the sleeve (2) having walls of a flexible material defining a sleeve lumen (3), a proximal end (4) defining a proximal lumen opening (5), and a dis ...


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ORTIZ Mark S, HESS Christopher J, HARRIS Jason L, SPIVEY James T, STOKES Michael J, ALBRECHT Thomas E, ZEINER Mark S, KRAIMER Joseph Bernard, TOPICH James Anthony, PRENGER Daniel James: DISPOSITIFS DE CAPTURE DE PILULES, PILL CATCHERS. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, ORTIZ Mark S, HESS Christopher J, HARRIS Jason L, SPIVEY James T, STOKES Michael J, ALBRECHT Thomas E, ZEINER Mark S, KRAIMER Joseph Bernard, TOPICH James Anthony, PRENGER Daniel James, JOHNSON Philip S, June 28, 2012: WO/2012/087658 (1 worldwide citation)

Devices and related methods are provided for the controlled delivery of a therapeutic to a targeted location within a body. More particularly, methods and devices are provided for controlling the rate of passage of an orally administered pill through a body, as well as for controlling the delivery o ...


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ORTIZ Mark S, HESS Christopher J, HARRIS Jason L, VOEGELE James W, WEISENBURGH William B, ZEINER Mark S, OVERMYER Mark D: DISPOSITIFS DE CAPTURE DE PILULE, PILL CATCHERS. ETHICON ENDO SUGERY, ORTIZ Mark S, HESS Christopher J, HARRIS Jason L, VOEGELE James W, WEISENBURGH William B, ZEINER Mark S, OVERMYER Mark D, JOHNSON Philip S, June 28, 2012: WO/2012/087664 (1 worldwide citation)

Devices and related methods are provided for the controlled delivery of a therapeutic to a targeted location within a body. More particularly, methods and devices are provided for controlling the rate of passage of an orally administered pill through a body, as well as for controlling the delivery o ...