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US20140207196 Limited Collapse Surgical Screws  
A telescopic surgical screw comprising: (a) a first screw section including a distal threaded section and a proximal section; (b) a second screw section including a proximal threaded section and a...
US20130123859 CERVICAL SPINAL SYSTEM  
An orthopedic fixation system, including a tissue anchor including a first instrument engagement feature and a second instrument engagement feature; a first tool engageable with the first...
US20130103096 BONE FASTENER FOR A SPINAL SURGICAL SYSTEM  
A bone fastener includes a receiver defining a longitudinal axis and extending between a proximal end and a distal end, the proximal end including a first wall and a second wall that define an...
US20120095511 CROSS CONNECTORS  
The present invention may provide various improvements over conventional cross connectors. For example, the present invention may provide various types of Real-X cross connectors, which may have...
US20110184464 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE STABILIZATION OF BONY STRUCTURES  
One nonlimiting embodiment of the present application is directed to a system for positioning a connecting element adjacent one or more bones or bony portions, such as the spinal column, through a...
US20150073488 SPINAL STABILIZATION SYSTEM  
The present invention is directed to a spinal implant system that incorporates unique snap, or spring loaded, features to assist the surgeon in the placement of screws, rods, hooks and transverse...
US20120016422 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PEDICLE SCREW STABILIZATION OF SPINAL VERTEBRAE  
The present application is directed to various spinal stabilization systems. The systems can include one or more guiding elements attached to screw members to assist in guiding rod implants and...
US20110257687 LOAD SHARING BONE FASTENER AND METHODS OF USE  
A bone fastener includes a first section configured to support a bone construct. A second section is configured for fixation with bone and defines a longitudinal axis. An intermediate flexible...
US20140228896 SHOCK ABSORBING IMPLANTABLE LIMB PROSTHETIC  
The subject invention pertains to embodiments of a device for implantation into a residual amputated limb. More specifically, the subject invention provides one or more embodiments of an...
US20100331885 PERCUTANEOUS SYSTEM FOR DYNAMIC SPINAL STABILIZATION  
Bone anchoring assemblies for use with minimally invasive surgery (MIS) techniques for dynamic stabilization of the spine, together with placement systems for use in such techniques are provided.
US20140214097 DUAL MEDICAL IMPLANT CLOSURE DRIVE SYSTEM  
A two-piece closure for polyaxial bone screws includes an outer fastener and an inner set screw, the outer fastener having a drive system with pockets that cooperate with a pronged drive tool. The...
US20120041490 VARIABLE OFFSET SPINE FIXATION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A minimally invasive system and method for coupling a spinal rod to a plurality of bone anchors implanted into a plurality of vertebral bodies. A plurality of bottom-loading polyaxial anchor seat...
US20120116458 MODULAR PIVOTABLE SCREW ASSEMBLY AND METHOD  
A bone anchor assembly and a rigid extension rod removably coupleable thereto. The bone anchor assembly includes a screw base and a pivoting post. The post has a first recess in a proximal endface...
US20110144701 METHODS FOR STABILIZATION OF BONE STRUCTURES  
Methods, systems, devices and tools for placing bone stabilization components in a patient are provided. The systems and devices have a reduced number of discrete components that allow placement...
US20110098754 Variable Angle Screw Plate Systems  
A bone fixation element comprises a shaft extending longitudinally from a proximal end to a distal end and a head connected to the proximal end of the shaft. The head includes a radially outer...
US20110066187 SPINAL STABILIZATION SYSTEM  
A vertebral fixation system including an elongate rod and a vertebral anchor for securement to a vertebra. The vertebral anchor includes a head portion for receiving a portion of the rod. The...
US20140222090 BONE ANCHOR CONFIGURED TO ANCHOR AN ELONGATED IMPLANT TO A PATIENT BONE  
A tool set for implanting a rod in a human spine in conjunction with bone screws. The tool set includes a pair of end guide tools that receive opposite ends of the rod in channels and under...
US20130190825 Bone Anchor Assembly, Bone Plate System, And Method  
In one aspect, a bone anchor assembly is provided having a bone anchor with a head, a resilient locking cap extending about a portion of the bone anchor head, and a cap drive member having a...
US20130035728 Orthopedic implant rod reduction tool set and method  
A tool set for implanting a rod in a human spine in conjunction with bone screws. The tool set includes a pair of end guide tools that receive opposite ends of the rod in channels and under...
US20110218579 Polyaxial bone anchor with helical capture connection, insert and dual locking assembly  
A medical implant assembly includes a polyaxial bone anchor having a shank, a receiver, a lower compression insert with surfaces for closely receiving an elongate connecting member and a dual...
US20130296945 Locking Cap Assembly for Spinal Fixation Instrumentation  
A spinal anchor assembly for securing a spinal fixation element has an anchor element adapted for attachment to bone. The anchor element has an opening for receiving a spinal fixation element and...
US20130296950 SPINAL STABILIZATION SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
A spinal stabilization system may be formed in a patient. In some embodiments, a minimally invasive procedure may be used to form a spinal stabilization system in a patient Bone fastener...
US20120253402 PEDICLE SCREW EXTENSION FOR USE IN PERCUTANEOUS SPINAL FIXATION  
A bone screw extension assembly for use in placing a connecting rod percutaneously into tissue of a patient comprises a multi-axial bone screw and a screw extension releasably coupled to yoke of...
US20110060374 Percutaneous Access Devices And Bone Anchor Assemblies  
A percutaneous access device includes an inner tube and an outer tube disposed about at least a portion of the inner tube. The outer tube may be sized to span from a skin incision in a patient to...
US20120029577 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BONE FIXATION USING BIODEGRADABLE SCREW HAVING RADIAL CUTOUTS  
A system for bone fixation is provided including a biodegradable polymer screw and corresponding driver element. The screw is provided with a head having at least two regularly spaced notches. The...
US20120203281 SEMI-RIGID SCREW ASSEMBLY  
A semi-rigid head for a bone screw comprising includes a first rigid portion, a second rigid portion, and a semi-rigid portion. The first rigid portion is configured to receive a fixation rod. The...
US20110137349 HORIZONTAL-TRANSVERTEBRAL CURVILINEAR NAIL-SCREWS WITH INTER-LOCKING RIGID OR JOINTED FLEXIBLE RODS FOR SPINAL FUSION  
A horizontal-transvertebral curvilinear nail-screw (HTCN) including a body portion having a first end and a second end, wherein the first end is opposed to the second end; and a head at the first...
US20120143260 BONE SCREW SYSTEM  
A bone screw system is presented. The bone screw system has a fixation element, a receiving element, coupling element, and a compression element. In one aspect, the fixation element is adapted to...
US20130096635 EXTENDER COLLAR SYSTEM  
A collar for extenders and an extender assembly including a collar is disclosed. The collar is configured to receive extenders and maintain the extenders in a parallel orientation so as to prevent...
US20120179209 RECEIVING PART FOR RECEIVING A ROD FOR COUPLING THE ROD TO A BONE ANCHORING ELEMENT AND A BONE ANCHORING DEVICE  
A receiving part for coupling a rod to a bone anchoring element includes: a receiving part body with a rod receiving portion and a head receiving portion having an open end for introducing a head...
US20110178559 UNIPLANAR BONE ANCHOR SYSTEM  
The present teachings provide one or more surgical implements for repairing damaged tissue, such as in the case of a spinal fixation procedure. A uniplanar bone anchor system for a fixation...
US20120303072 BONE SCREW SYSTEM WITH CONNECTING PORTION  
A bone screw system includes a bone screw and a connecting device for coupling the bone screw to an elongate rod-shaped member. The bone screw has proximal and bone-engaging portions disposed at...
US20110313470 Pedicle Screw Extension for Use in Percutaneous Spinal Fixation  
A bone screw extension assembly for use in placing a connecting rod percutaneously into tissue of a patient comprises a multi-axial bone screw and a screw extension releasably coupled to yoke of...
US20130023941 POLYAXIAL BONE ANCHOR WITH POP-ON SHANK AND WINGED INSERT WITH FRICTION FIT COMPRESSIVE COLLET  
A polyaxial bone screw assembly includes a threaded shank body having an integral upper portion receivable in an integral receiver, the receiver having an upper channel for receiving a...
US20130158553 Self Centering Feature for an Intramedullary Nail  
An intramedullary nail includes a body sized and shaped for insertion into a medullary canal of a bone and extending along a longitudinal axis from a proximal end to a distal end and a channel...
US20110264151 BONE FIXATION DEVICE AND METHOD OF VALIDATING ITS PROPER PLACEMENT  
A bone fixation device, in particular a pedicle screw, is provided. The device includes an enhanced bone-to-metal interface, while also having electroconductive properties. Also provided are...
US20110245882 ENDOSSEOUS SCREWS AND ORTHOPAEDIC DEVICE TO ASSIST THE RIGID OSTEOSYNTHESIS OF FRACTURES  
Endosseous screw (1) for fixing a plate (102) to a bone site (300), comprising an at least partially threaded shaft (2), insertion means for inserting the screw into a bone site and a distal...
US20120004690 SCREW FIXATION SYSTEM  
A screw fixation system serves to facilitate attachment of an orthopedic implant to a fractured bone to facilitate healing thereof. The screw fixation system includes the orthopedic implant, a...
US20110213423 BONE SCREW  
A bone screw is provided that includes a tubular body having a first end and a closed second end. The tubular body has a tubular wall defining a cavity wherein the thickness of the wall in a...
US20120203288 SPINAL FIXATION SYSTEM AND SCREWDRIVER TOOL FOR USE WITH THE SAME  
A spinal fixation system that utilizes a composite rod to which polyaxial pedicle screw/tulip assemblies are secured, a screwdriver that permits independent threading of a guide member to the...
US20100298890 MONO-PLANAR PEDICLE SCREW METHOD, SYSTEM AND KIT  
A pedicle screw assembly (10) that includes a cannulated pedicle screw (20) having a scalloped shank (24), a swivel top head 30 having inclined female threads (44) in a left and right arm (34, 36)...
US20140243911 BIODEGRADABLE, MAGNESIUM-CONTAINING BONE SCREWS, METHODS FOR THEIR PREPARATION AND MEDICAL APPLICATIONS THEREFOR  
The invention relates to a biodegradable, magnesium-containing bone screw for implanting into a patient body for use in medical applications, such as, orthopedic, craniofacial and cardiovascular...
US20140012329 SCREW IMPLANT AND SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR LOCKING A SCREW IN AN IMPLANT PLATE  
A plate system and method comprising a plate and a screw having an integral resilient lock. The screw comprises a head that has a portion that is adapted to be compressible as it is screwed into...
US20110106171 SCREW IMPLANT AND SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR LOCKING A SCREW IN AN IMPLANT PLATE  
A plate system and method comprising a plate and a screw having an integral resilient lock. The screw comprises a head that has a portion that is adapted to be compressible as it is screwed into...
US20140052195 Bone Fixation Assembly  
A bone fixation assembly comprises a tulip-shaped assembly and a bone fixation device such as a surgical or pedicle screw, comprising a head and a bone fixation portion. The tulip assembly...
US20120101533 POLYAXIAL BONE SCREW WITH LATERAL CONNECTOR  
A polyaxial screw body includes a side wall defining a lumen having a first end and a second end. An opening disposed at the first end of the lumen, includes an interior surface disposed in the...
US20120197313 Angled Receiver Wall for Provisionally Fixing a Crown in a Multi-Axial Screw Assembly  
A multi-axial screw assembly comprises a bone anchoring member, a receiver, a crown and a snap ring. The receiver member has an aperture extending along a central axis of the receiver member. The...
US20140081333 Dynamic stabilization medical implant assembles and methods  
Bone screw assemblies include longitudinal connecting members that provide for dynamic stabilization, some including non-uniform portions that are configured to flex, contract or expand. Composite...
US20130138160 Polyaxial Bone Anchor With Spline Capture Connection And Lower Pressure Insert  
A medical implant assembly includes a polyaxial bone anchor having a shank with an upper portion, a receiver, a retainer for holding the shank upper portion in the receiver, a lower compression...
US20100331886 Posterior Dynamic Stabilization Device Having A Mobile Anchor  
A posterior dynamic spinal stabilization device utilizing a spinal rod, a fixed anchor, a mobile anchor adapted for both translation and pivoting, a mobile anchor-limiting stop affixed to the rod...