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US20110184519 SACRO-ILIAC JOINT IMPLANT SYSTEM, METHOD AND INSTRUMENT  
A sacro-iliac implant delivery instrument includes a first arm connected to a first cannula. The first cannula is rotatable relative to the first arm and is configured for support of a fastening...
US20110092859 SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING AND PLACING SPINAL IMPLANTS OR PROSTHESES  
A system for determining and placing spinal implants or prostheses includes apparatus for measuring a change in position of vertebrae at an affected level of a patient's spine from a position of...
US20140172105 Polyaxial Articulating Instrument  
A polyaxial instrument suitable for preparing the intervertebral disc space of a patient through an anterior, posterior, transforaminal or anterolateral approach. The trial can be partially...
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...
US20140222077 SYSTEM FOR ANCHORING AN ELONGATED IMPLANT TO A VERTEBRAE OF A PATIENT SPINE  
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...
US20140207198 TOOLS FOR IMPLANTATION OF INTERSPINOUS IMPLANTS AND METHODS THEROF  
The present disclosure provides a single insertion and compression instrument to facilitate the implantation of a spinous process implant, such as a spinous process fixation device, between and...
US20110166611 COMBINATION DISTRACTER AND INSERTER INSTRUMENT  
A combination distracter and inserter instrument is provided. The instrument may comprise a pair of paddles configured to be inserted in between vertebral bodies. Each paddle may be attached at...
US20130035726 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE POSTERIOR FIXATION  
The present invention relates generally to systems and methods for aligning and implanting orthopedic fixation or stabilization implants within the body. In one embodiment, the system includes at...
US20130231705 Bone Plate Holder  
An instrument for holding a bone plate may include a first arm, a second arm connected to and adjustable relative to the first arm, a first connection tip at the distal end of the first arm...
US20120150242 METHOD FOR PLACING SPINAL IMPLANTS  
A process for utilizing a spinal implant guide made using a diagnostic imaging tool to facilitate implantation of a device in the spine. The spinal implant guide preferably has a body designed to...
US20110218581 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGICAL PROCEDURES  
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...
US20130041415 Systems and Methods for Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures FO Systems  
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...
US20110238072 Minimally Invasive Surgical (MIS) Technique and System for Performing an Interbody Lumbar Fusion with a Navigatable Intervertebral Disc Removal Device and Collapsible Intervertebral Device  
A technique and system is provided for efficiently, effectively and safely performing an interbody lumbar fusion. The technique and system utilizes: (1) a rotary shaver that provides a shaving...
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...
US20130012999 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR SPINAL SURGERY  
Instrumentation for fixing at least two spinal vertebrae by pedicle screw type bone anchoring implants and connecting elements via the posterior or posterolateral approach has at least one bone...
US20140128930 INSTRUMENT AND METHOD FOR IN SITU ROD ADJUSTMENT  
The instruments and methods of the present disclosure include an outer shaft, an inner shaft, a roller, and an actuator. In some examples, the outer shaft includes a lumen extending from a...
US20120059419 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR COUPLING A PROSTHESIS TO A SPINAL SEGMENT  
A method for coupling a prosthesis to a spinal segment in a patient includes the steps of selecting first and second reference points disposed along the spinal segment and pre-operatively...
US20120232601 SURGICAL TOOL FOR ADJUSTING A SPINAL IMPLANT  
A surgical instrument and/or method of using a surgical instrument during spinal surgery. The surgical instrument may find particular applicability to spinal implants for the intervertebral disc...
US20150100099 PUNCTURE ASSISTING TOOL AND PUNCTURE TOOL ASSEMBLY  
A puncture assisting tool for assisting in a puncturing operation by a puncture tool that is used to insert and place a spacer between bones and includes an arc-shaped needle includes a base...
US20100331901 Percutaneous Vertebral Stabilization System  
The present invention relates to a system for percutaneously installing a vertebral stabilization system. A first anchor is positionable within a body of a patient through a first percutaneous...
US20120239096 INSTRUMENT AND METHOD FOR SPINAL COMPRESSION AND DISTRACTION  
An instrument for multilevel compression and distraction of vertebrae in a spinal column includes a first arm, a second arm, a third arm, a linking member, and a coupler. The first arm includes a...
US20140058464 BI-PLANAR PERSUADER  
The present disclosure relates generally to surgical instruments for spinal surgery. More specifically, the present disclosure relates to a bi-planar rod persuader for urging a spinal rod into a...
US20110009908 ORTHOPEDIC SUPPORT LOCATING OR CENTERING FEATURE AND METHOD  
Spinal plate positioning system including a spinal plate, centering member and implant, is used to position and center a spinal plate over an implant in an intervertebral space. Implant may...
US20140249591 SPINAL CORRECTION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A surgical instrument comprises a first arm extending between a first end and a second end including a first pivot engageable with a first spinal construct disposed with a first vertebral surface....
US20150157469 LOCK AND RELEASE IMPLANT DELIVERY SYSTEM  
Injection-molded devices and systems for graft or other tissue delivery, methods for their single-use in delivery of an implant, and kits for their sterile delivery to a practitioner are disclosed...
US20130317557 MIS ROD INSERTION DEVICE AND METHOD  
A medical device includes an implant portion; an inserter portion detachably connected to the implant portion; and a device manipulation portion operatively connected to the inserter portion. In...
US20110307061 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FACET JOINT TREATMENT  
A system for treating a facet joint of a patient. The facet joint includes a superior articular face and an inferior articular face. The system includes a resurfacing device, an implant insertion...
US20110034961 SPINAL ROD REDUCTION INSTRUMENTS AND METHODS FOR USE  
Methods and devices are provided for reducing a spinal fixation element into a spinal implant element. In one exemplary embodiment, a spinal rod reduction device is provided for reducing a spinal...
US20120116466 Instruments and Methods for Removing Fixation Devices from Intervertebral Implants  
Anchor removal instruments and methods for using the instruments are provided. In some embodiments, an intervertebral implant anchor extractor tool comprises a support, a support retainer...
US20120277809 TEMPLATES AND METHODS  
Embodiments of the invention include templates and methods for evaluating the appropriate size and shape for a medical implant. In particular, some embodiments include expandable templates and...
US20150051648 SPINAL IMPLANT SYSTEM AND METHOD  
An implant support comprises a first portion defining a longitudinal axis and a second portion including at least one arm extending from the first portion. The at least one arm includes a part. An...
US20150150693 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PERFORMING SURGICAL PROCEDURES AND ASSESSMENTS  
The present invention involves systems and related methods for performing surgical procedures and assessments, including the use of neurophysiology-based monitoring to: (a) determine nerve...
US20110054531 SPINOUS PROCESS IMPLANTS, INSTRUMENTS, AND METHODS  
Spinous process implants and associated methods are shown and described. In one aspect, the implant limits the maximum spacing between the spinous processes. In another aspect, a spacer has at...
US20140207199 Spinous Process Fusion Implants and Insertion, Compression, and Locking Instrumentation  
A bone plate assembly including at least one bone plate, polyaxially adjustable fixation elements and a polyaxially adjustable locking mechanism. A first plate includes at least one polyaxial...
US20110319936 SPINOUS PROCESS FUSION IMPLANTS AND INSERTION, COMPRESSION, AND LOCKING INSTRUMENTATION  
A bone plate assembly including at least one bone plate, polyaxially adjustable fixation elements and a polyaxially adjustable locking mechanism. A first plate includes at least one polyaxial...
US20110257693 HARD TISSUE ANCHORS AND DELIVERY DEVICES  
The present invention provides devices, systems and methods for anchoring medical devices to hard tissues, such as bones or bony structures, particularly vertebrae. By anchoring these medical...
US20140257490 Angling Inserter Tool For Expandable Vertebral Implant  
The present invention relates to a method of inserting an implant comprising providing an expandable vertebral implant. The method further may comprise providing an angling inserter tool. The...
US20110190819 INTERLAMINAR-INTERSPINOUS VERTEBRAL STABILIZATION SYSTEM  
An implantable interlaminar-interspinous stabilization system is provided. The system may comprise a U-shaped implantable device having an inferior section, a superior section, a midsection...
US20100298885 FIXATION-BASED SURGERY  
A stabilization system includes one or more leverage members configured to be mounted to a vertebra. The one or more leverage members are further configured to allow a user to manipulate the...
US20130253599 Surgical Trajectory Monitoring System and Related Methods  
Systems and methods for determining a desired trajectory and/or monitoring the trajectory of surgical instruments and/or implants in any number of surgical procedures, such as (but not limited to)...
US20120203290 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SPINAL FIXATION  
Fusion of cervical spinal vertebrae with one or more fixation devices can be accomplished with the described tools and methods. For example, a guidewire introducer can include a tubular introducer...
US20110218575 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SPINAL FIXATION  
Fusion of cervical spinal vertebrae with one or more fixation devices can be accomplished with the described tools and methods. For example, a guidewire introducer can include a tubular introducer...
US20120197317 QUICK RELEASE SPINAL IMPLANT INSERTION DEVICE  
This invention is a novel, quick release spinal implant inserter, insertion device or holder/dispenser. It has the advantage of providing enhanced surgeon control of the prosthesis insertion...
US20130218215 METHOD FOR SACRO-ILIAC STABILIZATION  
Configurations are described for conducting minimally invasive medical interventions utilizing elongate instruments and assemblies thereof to stabilize and/or fixate a sacro-iliac joint. In one...
US20110295328 Method and Apparatus for Performing Spinal Surgery  
Implants, instruments, and methods for performing surgical procedures on the spine, including one or more of creating an operative corridor to the spine, delivering implants to the spine, fusing...
US20120310292 Implantation Tools for Interspinous Process Spacing Device  
Various embodiments described herein provide surgical instrument tools, systems and associated methods for treating spinal disease by implanting one or more interspinous process spacing devices....
US20150112398 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE INSERTION OF INTERVERTEBRAL IMPLANTS  
A dilation introducer for orthopedic surgery is provided for minimally invasive access for insertion of an intervertebral implant. The dilation introducer may be used to provide an access position...
US20130150890 APPARATUS AND DEVICES FOR PERCUTANEOUSLY EXTENDING AN EXISTING SPINAL CONSTRUCT  
Apparatus and devices for adding an additional spinal construct in a patient are disclosed. In one arrangement the additional spinal construct extends an existing spinal construct ipsilaterally...
US20100324610 Spinal Derotation Instruments and Methods  
Derotation instrument assemblies and systems are provided to facilitate positioning one or more vertebrae of a spinal column into a desired alignment. The instrument assemblies and systems include...
US20130012995 Interspinous Implant  
An interspinous implant includes an implant body having an upper face, a lower face, and four sides. The implant body includes a first recess and a second recess in opposite sides, wherein each...