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US20110125155 HUMERAL HEAD SHAPING DEVICE AND METHOD  
Provided is a method and device for shaping a greater tuberosity of a humerus in preparing for receiving a prosthetic humeral head. The device shaves bone from the greater tuberosity such that the...
US20150223941 Methods, Devices and Techniques for Improved Placement and Fixation of Shoulder Implant Components  
Improved and/or patient-adapted surgical implants, tools, methods and procedures to assist with the repair and/or replacement of shoulder joints, including the preparation of the glenoid/scapula...
US20110213375 Tibial Resurfacing System and Method  
An implant resection system for preparing an implant site to replace a defect in an articular surface of a first bone includes a guide configured to be coupled generally perpendicular to the first...
US20130231668 BONE TREATMENT SYSTEM  
A system for removing bone growths and realigning bones includes a bone planer and an osteotomy guide. The bone planer includes a hollow sleeve that has an end embeddable within a bone. The bone...
US20140336657 POSITIONING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR A PROSTHETIC IMPLANT  
A positioning apparatus for guiding resection of a patient tissue and guiding placement of a prosthetic implant component in a desired implant position with respect to the resected patient tissue...
US20120130382 POSITIONING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR A PROSTHETIC IMPLANT  
A positioning apparatus for guiding resection of a patient tissue and guiding placement of a prosthetic implant component in a desired implant position with respect to the resected patient tissue...
US20110276052 Method of Preparing an Ankle Joint for Replacement, Joint Prosthesis, and Cutting Alignment Apparatus for Use in Performing an Arthroplasty Procedure  
A method prepares an ankle joint of a patient for replacement. The patient includes a tibia (20) having a medial portion (22), a talus (40), and an ankle (10) having a medial portion. The method...
US20140343557 COMPUTER-IMPLEMENTED TECHNIQUE FOR DEFINING A BONE CUT  
A technique for generating a data set that geometrically defines a bone cut configuration for transverse maxillary distraction is using a computer-implemented method. An aspect of the technique...
US20110208200 VETERINARY PRECISION FIXATION DEVICE AND METHOD OF USING THE SAME  
A veterinary precision fixation device for use in tibial plateau leveling osteotomy procedures includes a jig assembly having a center jig member having a first and a second end, a first jig leg...
US20110172712 FACET JOINT FUSION DEVICES AND METHODS  
A method for promoting fusion of and/or stabilizing a facet joint between two adjacent vertebrae comprises clamping the two adjacent vertebrae across the facet joint to apply a compressive force...
US20120089146 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF BONE PREPARATION  
The invention includes a system, method and kit for preparation of a bone. One aspect of the present invention is a bone preparation system comprising a cutting instrument and a guiding element....
US20120203233 CUSTOM SURGICAL CUTTING BLOCK DESIGN  
A method for making a surgical cutting guide and the guide made by this method. The method includes obtaining a number of cross sectional images of a patient joint taken at a defined interval. On...
US20110288550 DEVICES, IMPLEMENTS AND METHODS FOR THE TREATMENT OF A MULTI-AXIS JOINT  
A system, devices and methods for performing an osteotomy on a bone of a multi-axis joint are provided. A cutting guide system is provided for performing one or more cuts to the bone, using the...
US20130237989 TIBIAL GUIDE FOR KNEE SURGERY  
A joint replacement kit for use in a joint replacement procedure replacing a portion of a body joint. The kit includes a cutting guide and a trial component wherein the cutting guide and trial...
US20140031827 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ANTERIOR APPROACH FOR INSTALLING TIBIAL STEM  
A method includes inserting a guide mount into a space between a talus and a tibia until a mating portion having a conformal bone engaging surface is disposed against the tibia. An instrument...
US20070282440 Connecting Member Insertable Inside a Bone Structure of a Human or Animal Body, and Related Locating System  
A connecting member insertable, at a fracture, inside a bone structure of a human or animal body to immobilize at least two bone portions. The connecting member has at least one radioactive source...
US20150142001 ORTHOPEDIC JIG, PIN, AND METHOD  
An orthopedic jig and pins therefore are disclosed that allow the pins to be pre-loaded into apertures through the jig before the jig is positioned at a desired location with respect to a bone...
US20110152869 Bone Resurfacing System and Method  
The present disclosure relates to bone resurfacing. One embodiment includes a method for preparing an implant site in bone, comprising establishing a first working axis extending from said bone;...
US20110218540 Method and Apparatus for Performing An Open Wedge Osteotomy  
A method and apparatus for performing an open wedge osteotomy utilizing a keyed, wedge-shaped implant for disposition in a keyed, wedge-shaped opening created in a bone. The keys may be disposed...
US20120230573 PREOPERATIVE PLANNING PROGRAM AND OPERATION SUPPORT JIG FOR HIP REPLACEMENT ARTHROPLASTY  
According to one embodiment, a preoperative planning method performed by a computer for hip replacement arthroplasty, includes a base jig setting step of setting a three-dimensional image of a...
US20140107651 Patient-Specific Acetabular Guides And Associated Instruments  
A surgical kit for preparing a joint surface to receive an implant includes a patient-specific guide for a joint surface. The patient-specific guide has a patient-specific surface complementary to...
US20120143198 ADJUSTABLE GUIDE IN COMPUTER ASSISTED ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY  
The present invention relates to a surgical navigation device, for the purpose of adjusting cutting planes to a desired position with respect to a bone of a patient, the device comprising: an...
US20110319901 SURGICAL JIG  
A surgical jig for determining an axis extending into the end of a bone (2). The jig comprises a platform (10) arranged to be supported upon a resected surface (4) at an end of a bone (2), first...
US20140243833 Patient-Specific Numerically Controlled Instrument  
A method for preparing a bone of a joint of a patient includes mounting a patient-specific reference guide on a bone of a joint of a patient. A connecting portion of the reference guide is coupled...
US20120101504 FLEXIBLE ATTACHMENT FOR AN EXTRAMEDULLARY SURGICAL INSTRUMENT  
An extramedullary cut guide alignment assembly allows various adjustments to the cut guide without introducing bending stresses in the rest of the assembly. More particularly, the angular...
US20130204257 SURGICAL CUTTING BLOCK  
A surgical cutting block according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a block body including a top surface having a first thickness that extends between...
US20110251617 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING AN OPEN WEDGE, HIGH TIBIAL OSTEOTOMY  
Apparatus for performing an open wedge, high tibial osteotomy, the apparatus comprising a wedge-shaped implant for disposition in a wedge-shaped opening created in the tibia, wherein the...
US20150245878 SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR POSITIONING BONE CUT GUIDE  
Systems and methods for positioning a cut guide using navigation-based techniques are discussed. For example, a system for use in an orthopedic surgery on a target bone can comprise a cut guide...
US20120303033 BONE DEFECT REPAIR DEVICE AND METHOD  
In a method and system for corrective bunionectomy surgery of a bone, a saw template is positioned at a proximal portion of the bone. The saw template has a plurality of pin holes, for the...
US20100130981 WRIST PREPARATION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
Surgical instruments and methods for the resection of bones for a total wrist replacement, including a kit of dual broaches/radial and carpal implants. The instrument affords the surgeon the...
US20110054479 METHOD FOR ARTHROSCOPIC BONE PREPARATION  
A method of using a guide system for resecting a bone through incisions of the type utilized for arthroscopic procedures is provided. The guide system comprises a first alignment pin, a second...
US20140257306 POLYMER 4-IN-1 FEMORAL CUTTING BLOCK INCLUDING METALLIC PROTECTIVE BUSHINGS  
An orthopaedic surgical instrument includes a polymer 4-in-1 cutting block having a number of metallic cutting guides secured thereto. A pair of metallic bushings function as saw stops at the...
US20110009868 Apparatus for preoperative planning of artificial knee joint replacement operation and jig for supporting operation  
Steps S101 and S102 of displaying images which input two-dimensional tomographic images of the lower limb including the knee joint and displays three-dimensional images of the femur and the tibia...
US20140180294 SURGICAL CUTTING BLOCK  
Tools or other instruments can be used by a surgeon to complete an orthopedic procedure. One tool can include a reference block and a cutting block coupled to the reference block via an adjuster....
US20090112212 Stylus Assembly  
A stylus assembly (10) is adapted to be attached to a surgical jig (50). The stylus assembly (10) comprises a body (12) having first and second arms (22, 24) with a space (32) therebetween for...
US20120245588 STYLUS ASSEMBLY  
A stylus assembly (10) adapted to align a surgical tool with a bone, the stylus assembly (10) comprising: a mounting element (12,18); a tool guide (50) adjustably mounted relative to the mounting...
US20110071530 Total knee arthroplasty systems and processes  
Systems and processes for tracking anatomy, instrumentation, trial implants, implants, and references, and rendering images and data related to them in connection with surgical operations, for...
US20140074095 HUMERAL ROTATING BURR GUIDE  
A bone cutting assembly. The bone cutting assembly includes a guide pin having a distal tip that may be securely inserted into a bone to define a cutting axis and a housing having a cam surface...
US20080147072 Arthroplasty devices and related methods  
Methods and apparatuses for forming customized arthroplasty jigs are disclosed. Some of the apparatuses may comprise a plurality of rapid production machines and an automated mechanical system....
US20120165820 SURGICAL GUIDING TOOL, METHODS FOR MANUFACTURE AND USES THEREOF  
The present invention provides surgical guiding tools for surgery on a bone head comprising a cutting component, a guiding component and a collar comprising a patient-specific component, which are...
US20110054478 Patient-Specific Shoulder Guide  
An orthopedic device for a shoulder joint includes a patient-specific alignment guide. The alignment guide includes a cap having a three-dimensional engagement surface customized in a...
US20120191199 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISTAL RADIOULNAR JOINT (DRUJ) ARTHROPLASTY  
Apparatus for reconstructing a joint of the sort comprising a first bone having a first articular surface and a second bone having a second articular surface, wherein the first articular surface...
US20080195108 Total Knee Arthoplasty System  
A total knee arthroplasty (TKA) set that includes a universal cutting jig for shaping the distal femur is disclosed. The universal cutting jig may be used to create a shaped femur that can be...
US20120130384 Apparatus for Osteotomy and Graft Preparation  
Surgical tools that increase surgical accuracy for orthopedic procedures involving long bone osteotomy with or without supplementation with allograft or autograft. Two clamps on the operative side...
US20130012948 ALIGNMENT JIG FOR A BONE FIXATION DEVICE  
A jig for a bone fixation device, including those that comprise a guide; and a connecting element reversibly engagable with the bone fixation device; wherein the guide defines a non-rectilinear...
US20140303629 Methods and Compositions for Articular Repair  
Disclosed herein are methods and compositions for producing articular repair materials and for repairing an articular surface. In particular, methods for providing articular repair systems. Also...
US20120109217 ANTERIOR-TO-POSTERIOR TALUS-CALCANEUS SCREW INSERTION FOR ANKLE ARTHRODESIS NAIL  
Methods for anterior-to-posterior talus-calcaneus screw insertion through an ankle arthrodesis nail according to embodiments of the present invention include coupling a first jig to the nail,...
US20140276856 Multi-Point Fit For Patient Specific Guide  
A bone preparation system including a guide body and a plurality of bone locators. The guide body is configured to mate with a patient-specific module having a patient-specific module surface...
US20120123420 POSITIONING GUIDE AND BONE CUTTING GUIDE SYSTEM  
A bone cutting guide system (110) includes a bone cutting guide assembly (111) and a positioning guide (114). The bone cutting guide assembly (111) includes a base pin (112) and a guide mounting...
US20140094811 Surgical Guide with Cut Resistant Inserts  
A resection guide can be configured to guide a resection tool toward a graft source, and can include a resection guide body made from a first material, and a guide member made from a second...