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US20090112213 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REMOTE ALIGNMENT OF A CUT GUIDE  
A method and apparatus for remote alignment of a cut guide. The cut guide may be positioned on a base which is remote from a surgical site and positioned on a docking station. An alignment jig is...
US20090312764 INTRAOSSEOUS TRANSPEDICULAR METHODS AND DEVICES  
This disclosure is directed to minimally-invasive devices, methods and systems for treating vertebral diseases and injuries using multiple therapeutic procedures through small access portals of...
US20090209964 Trephine designed for removal of a bone core and equipped with a device guiding it inside the bone and combining a drill bit and tubular cutting tool  
A trephine for removal of a bone core comprising a tubular tool and a gripping shaft allowing the tool to be driven in rotation by an instrument, means for guiding the tool comprising a rod which...
US20130226184 PROXIMAL REAMER  
A method for providing joint arthroplasty includes resecting an end portion of a long bone, preparing a central longitudinal opening in a medullary canal of the long bone, providing a prosthetic...
US20080183179 Surgical Jig  
A surgical jig and method of use in image guided and non-guided surgery are described. The jig is for use in determining an axis of a body part. The jig includes a handle at a proximal end and a...
US20080015607 Unicondylar knee implants and insertion methods therefor  
A system for resecting a posterior region of a femoral condyle includes a posterior resection guide having a main body with an upper end and a lower end, a cutting instrument guide surface...
US20130178859 Distal Femoral Cutting Guide  
A method of positioning a femoral cutting guide on a distal end of a femur establishes at least a first reference plane to perform a distal femoral planar cut. The method includes inserting a...
US20120172879 SAW CAPTURE DEVICE  
A saw capture device comprising a body (2), coupling means for coupling the body (2) to a cutting block (4), the cutting block (4) being arranged to couple to a bone and an adjustable guide (22)...
US20110046628 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ALLOGRAFT DISC TRANSPLANTATION  
A method and apparatus for the preparation and implantation of an osteochondral allograft of the intervertebral disc with the adjacent bone segments prepared in a matched fashion to allow for...
US20100249788 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ORTHOPEDIC DISTRACTION AND STABILIZATION  
At least one embodiment is directed to a system for distracting bones of a muscular-skeletal system. The dynamic distractor (100) comprises at least one sensor (108, 110), a handle (112, 804), a...
US20100152740 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ORTHOPEDIC FIXATION  
The present teachings provide one or more surgical instruments for repairing damaged tissue, such as in the case of a hip or femoral fracture. The present teachings can also provide one or more...
US20090076520 Apparatus For Treating Bone  
An apparatus for treating a bone, which provides a path from the skin to a bone, is provided which comprises a cannula with an improved coupling structure, an expander, a needle, and a spacer....
US20080262499 Self Retaining Acetabular Component Alignment Device for Total Hip Arthroplasty  
A spring-loaded, self-retaining, clamp like alignment device used to guide the placement of the acetabular component during total hip arthroplasty is disclosed. The device comprises two...
US20100057088 Distal Femoral Cutting Guide  
An apparatus for resecting the distal face of either the left or right femur at a predetermined valgus angle relative to the patient's intramedullary canal prior to implanting the femoral...
US20060241636 Method and apparatus for forming a wedge-like opening in a bone for an open wedge osteotomy  
In one form of the present invention, there is provided an apparatus for forming a wedge-like opening in a bone for an open wedge osteotomy, the apparatus comprising: targeting apparatus for...
US20090131941 Total joint arthroplasty system  
A method and system for performing a total joint arthroplasty procedure on a patient's damaged bone region. A CT image or other suitable image is formed of the damaged bone surfaces, and location...
US20100168752 ORTHOPAEDIC CUTTING TOOL HAVING A CHEMICALLY ETCHED METAL INSERT AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING  
An orthopaedic surgical instrument comprising an orthopaedic cutting tool includes a metallic cutting insert configured to remove portions of a patient's bone and a body molded to the cutting...
US20070270872 BONE CUTTING FIXTURE ASSEMBLY WITH GUIDE APPENDAGES  
A bone cutting fixture assembly for use as guide for a cutting blade in shaping a distal end of a femur to receive a component of a knee prosthesis is provided. The assembly has a centrally...
US20100191243 JIG AND SAW GUIDES FOR USE IN OSTEOTOMIES  
An apparatus for locating a curvilinear cut in a bone comprises a jig body and a first arm, a top end of which is rotatably coupleable to a first portion of the jig body in combination with a...
US20090326536 MEDICAL DEVICE  
A cutting tool (1) for cutting bone, comprising: a body (2) having a proximal end (4) and a distal end (6); and at least one primary cutting surface (8) disposed at the distal end (6); wherein the...
US20140180295 PATIENT-SPECIFIC CUTTING GUIDE FOR THE SHOULDER  
Disclosed herein are devices and methods for guiding a surgical instrument for resecting a portion of a humerus of a patient. The surgical instrument is a patient-specific cutting guide having a...
US20070118140 Method and apparatus for navigating a cutting tool during orthopedic surgery using a localization system  
The invention provides methods and apparatus for accurately cutting bones with a surgical cutting device, such as a sagittal saw, using a surgical navigation system without use of a complex...
US20080154271 Device For Guiding A Drilling Tool For Forming A Second Bore In A Bone  
A device serves for guiding a drilling tool for forming a second bore in a bone, which second bore intersects an already existing first bore. A frame, having a first end and a second end has a...
US20130325016 FEMORAL ORTHOPAEDIC SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS AND METHOD OF USE OF SAME  
An orthopaedic surgical instrument assembly includes a base block, an intramedullary orthopaedic surgical instrument configured to be inserted into a medullary canal of a patient's femur, an...
US20080243128 Surgical Instruments And Method Of Using Same  
The present invention relates to surgical instruments particularly suitable for preparing vertebral endplates during spinal interbody surgical procedures. Methods of using such instruments are...
US20090222010 Instrument for use in a joint replacement procedure  
An instrument for locating the cutting plane on the head of a long bone in a surgical procedure, wherein the head of the bone is replaced with a joint prosthesis component, includes an axial...
US20090318923 LATARJET INSTRUMENTATION AND METHOD  
Instrumentation for an open or arthroscopic Latarjet procedure that allows more control graft handling during the formation of the hole and proper positioning parallel to the articulating bone...
US20080215057 Instrument for Preparing and/or Machining a Femoral Head  
The invention relates to an instrument for preparing and/or machining a femoral head (11) embodied on a femoral neck (19). Said instrument comprises tactile forceps (91) that are provided with two...
US20100274251 Instruments for Carrying Out an Operating Procedure on a Joint  
The invention concerns instruments for carrying out an operating procedure on a finger joint, in which the damaged joint 4 is radially milled out by means of the instruments and is replaced by a...
US20080033443 System and Method for Tissue Resection  
The present disclosure describes an apparatus for tissue resection. At least one embodiment described herein provides a tissue resection system that includes a cutter that includes a blade system...
US20080195110 DEVICE, SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR POSITIONING OR PREPARING THE POSITIONING OF A MEDICAL OPERATING INSTRUMENT  
A positioning device for aligning at least one support on at least one structure includes a positioning tool configured to interface with a part of the structure, and a positioning element coupled...
US20090076512 Method and apparatus for reconstructing a ligament and/or repairing cartilage, and for performing an open wedge, high tibial osteotomy  
A method for reconstructing a knee ligament and for performing a tibial osteotomy on the knee in a single procedure, the method comprising: forming a bone tunnel through the tibia at a location...
US20110295375 Allogenic Articular Cavity Prosthesis and Method for Implanting the Same  
An articular cavity prosthesis comprises a block extending along a central axis and including a top section and a base section, the top section having an articular bearing surface extending...
US20140324053 ORTHOPEDIC SURGICAL GUIDE  
A surgical device includes an elongate body extending from a proximal end to a distal end. The distal end of the elongate body defines a notch sized and configured to receive a reamer. A coupling...
US20120271314 ORTHOPEDIC SURGICAL GUIDE  
A surgical device includes an elongate body extending from a proximal end to a distal end. The distal end of the elongate body defines a notch sized and configured to receive a reamer. A coupling...
US20060074430 Instrument for preparing an implant support surface and associated method  
An instrument for preparing a surface of a joint is provided. The glenoid surface is adapted for receiving a prosthetic component having a feature closely conforming to the surface. The prosthetic...
US20080051798 Guide Assembly  
A method for locating the mechanical axis of a long bone involves generating an image of the long bone and determining the angle between the mechanical axis of the bone and a reference axis, which...
US20080161815 Patient Specific Knee Alignment Guide And Associated Method  
An orthopedic apparatus including a patient-specific alignment guide attachable to a surface of a bone being prepared for receiving a prosthetic implant. The guide includes at least first and...
US20100023015 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ARTHROPLASTY JIGS HAVING IMPROVED MATING ACCURACY  
Disclosed herein is a method of defining a mating surface in a first side of an arthroplasty jig. The mating surface is configured to matingly receive and contact a corresponding patient surface...
US20140330277 SURGICAL TARGETING GUIDE  
A targeting guide for locating a surgical target site, for example a hole in a distal end of an implanted intramedullary nail, the targeting guide comprising: a first indicator having an...
US20100121334 UNIVERSAL POSITIONING DEVICE FOR ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY AND METHOD OF USE THEREOF  
A positioning device assembly for positioning a tool guide block for use in an orthopedic surgery on a bone element includes a positioning device having a block body with a reference surface...
US20050149050 Arrangement and method for the intra-operative determination of the position of a joint replacement implant  
Arrangement for the intra-operative determination of the spatial position and angular position of a joint replacement implant, especially a hip socket or shoulder socket or an associated stem...
US20060079907 Guide device for a surgical machining tool  
In a guiding device for a surgical machining tool, which, in particular, is securable to a bone to be worked on and comprises a guiding element which guides the machining tool and is mounted on...
US20110245835 Surgical Instrument  
Patient specific surgical instruments, and in particular cutting guides, and methods of use and manufacture are described. The surgical instrument can be used in an orthopaedic arthroplasty...
US20080172054 ORTHOPEDIC DEVICE FOR SECURING TO TISSUE  
An orthopedic device including a base and an adhesive pad attached to the base. The adhesive pad receives an adhesive capable of securing the orthopedic device to tissue. The orthopedic device may...
US20100191244 SURGICAL TEMPLATES  
A surgical template system for use in working on a bone comprises: a tool guide block comprising at least one guide aperture for receiving and guiding a tool to work on a bone; locating means...
US20140074099 SURGICAL GUIDES AND METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING THEREOF  
The present invention relates to surgical guides, and methods for their manufacture. The invention provides surgical guides comprising at least one alignment element and at least two guiding...
US20060217732 Determination device for size of cutting block using connection device  
Disclosed is a determination device for the size of a cutting block. The determination device includes the connection device mounted to a tibia to be placed at a top surface thereof along an upper...
US20050149039 Methods and apparatus for orthopedic implants  
Methods and apparatus for orthopedic implants.
US20140343556 DEVICE FOR GUIDING PIERCING TOOLS FOR PLACING A GLENOID IMPLANT  
A guide device having a guide body including a bearing surface designed to bear in a glenoidal cavity of a scapula that has been prepared beforehand, the guide body including at least one through...