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US20130165939 Patient Specific Implants and Instrumentation For Patellar Prostheses  
Patient specific implants and instrumentation for replacing a portion of a patella. Methods for producing patient specific implants and instrumentation include conducting imaging studies of the...
US20140163568 Patient Selectable Joint Arthroplasty Devices and Surgical Tools Incorporating Anatomical Relief  
Disclosed herein are methods, compositions and tools for repairing articular surfaces repair materials and for repairing an articular surface. The articular surface repairs are customizable or...
US20120041446 Patient Selectable Joint Arthroplasty Devices and Surgical Tools Incorporating Anatomical Relief  
Disclosed herein are methods, compositions and tools for repairing articular surfaces repair materials and for repairing an articular surface. The articular surface repairs are customizable or...
US20140066936 PATIENT SELECTABLE JOINT ARTHROPLASTY DEVICES AND SURGICAL TOOLS  
Disclosed herein are methods, compositions and tools for repairing articular surfaces repair materials and for repairing an articular surface. The articular surface repairs are customizable or...
US20100324692 Method and Apparatus for Manufacturing an Implant  
An orthopedic device includes a femoral implant having a non-custom internal bone engagement surface. The femoral implant includes at least nine parameters adjusted preoperatively to correspond to...
US20130041381 CUSTOMIZED DRILLING JIG FOR IMPLANTATION OF A HEARING AID  
A method of producing a drilling jig for implantation of a hearing aid involves capturing a molded imprint (14) of a patient's upper teeth (12) by solidifying an elastic material on them;...
US20130123792 Patient Selectable Joint Arthroplasty Devices and Surgical Tools  
A patellar 3-D guidance tool includes a template. The template includes at least one contact surface for engaging a surface of the patella. The at least one contact surface substantially conforms...
US20120296340 System and method for hyoidplasty  
Methods and devices are disclosed for manipulating the hyoid bone, such as to treat obstructive sleep apnea. A conformable implant is positioned adjacent a hyoid bone. The spatial orientation of...
US20140025117 SPINAL IMPLANT  
A spinal implant with associated surgical tools, tool sets and methods for percutaneously accessing and preparing treatment sites within the spine for subsequent treatment procedures. The treatment...
US20130150858 SURGICAL REAMING INSTRUMENT FOR SHAPING A BONE CAVITY  
Disclosed herein are systems and methods for shaping bone voids during revision procedures of total knee replacements. The systems disclosed herein generally include a cannulated reamer assembly, a...
US20130046311 TARGETING ASSEMBLY FOR A COMPRESSION NAIL SYSTEM  
Targeting assemblies for implanting a compression nail are disclosed. An exemplary targeting assembly may include first and second arms coupled by a connecting shaft. The first and second arms may...
US20140276879 POSITIONING DEVICE FOR BONE DRILLING  
The positioning device for bone drilling comprises a base, and the base has an outer wall, a positioning block, a guiding recess and an inner wall. The positioning block is formed on the outer wall...
US20130238032 BONE PLATE AND AIMING BLOCK  
A bone-fixation system is disclosed, the system comprising a bone plate having a section with a plurality of holes and a recessed area at least partially surrounding one or more of the holes, the...
US20140243837 Jig with Guide Adapted to Lock Relative to Both of Threaded Holes and Non-Threaded Slots in a Bone Plate  
A system, devices and methods are provided for facilitating stabilization of periarticular fractures. The system includes a compression plate and one or more of a cerclage cable for encircling the...
US20110054473 ANKLE ARTHRODESIS NAIL AND OUTRIGGER ASSEMBLY  
An intramedullary fixation device having a distal section; a proximal section; a connecting member for adjustably securing the distal and proximal sections end to end along a longitudinal axis;...
US20110054474 TARGETING JIG FOR HIP FRACTURE NAIL SYSTEM  
An instrument system is provided for positioning an internal fixation prosthesis and guiding a cannulated bone drill during a surgical, radioscopic procedure for the repair of a fractured bone of a...
US20120046526 INSTRUMENTS FOR USE IN FEMOROACETABULAR IMPINGEMENT PROCEDURES  
Improved instruments (tools) and surgical techniques are provided for use in surgical procedures that treat femoroacetabular impingement of both the Cam and Pincer types.
US20110054475 HIP FRACTURE NAIL SYSTEM  
An instrument system is provided for positioning an internal fixation prosthesis and guiding a cannulated bone drill during a surgical, radioscopic procedure for the repair of a fractured bone of a...
US20130090662 METHODS AND INSTRUMENTS FOR SUBCHONDRAL TREATMENT OF OSTEOARTHRITIS IN A SMALL JOINT  
Devices, instruments and associated methods for the subchondral treatment of osteoarthritis in small joints are provided. In addition, a method for treating joint pain in small joints is provided....
US20130178861 SURGICAL MILLING CUTTER BRACKET  
A surgical milling cutter bracket includes a retaining base having a through hole. The upper part of the retaining base is provided with a finger guide having an L-shaped support frame on the top...
US20120150189 FEMORAL GUIDE FOR IMPLANTING A FEMORAL KNEE PROSTHESIS  
Disclosed is a method of selecting a femoral prosthetic for implantation relative to a femur using a femoral sizing guide. An extension portion of the femoral sizing guide is placed adjacent to a...
US20110238071 DRILL ASSISTANCE KIT FOR IMPLANT HOLE IN A BONE STRUCTURE  
The present invention provides a kit for bone surgery comprising a chirurgical drill and a base frame for positioning of said drill on an anatomical part of a patient. The base frame comprises at...
US20140012389 System for Articular Surface Replacement  
A system for replacing a portion of an articular surface including providing an implant site and installing an implant into the implant site. The implant site includes a first and a second excision...
US20130253524 RECONSTRUCTION OF ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENTS  
Apparatus for locating an attachment position for a reconstructed anterior cruciate ligament on an attachment surface of a bone comprises locating means 51, 61 arranged to locate at least one...
US20110230886 DRILL ASSEMBLY AND SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FORMING A PILOT HOLE  
A drill assembly comprises a motor guide tube, an adaptor extending from a distal end of the motor guide tube, an elongate drill guide tube extending from a distal end of the adaptor, a retractable...
US20110054484 MINIMALLY INVASIVE ENDOSCOPIC SYSTEMS FOR PLACING INTRAMEDULLARY NAILS AND METHODS THEREFOR  
A system for percutaneously placing intramedullary nails includes a guide wire (20) percutaneously insertable into tissue (T) for forming an opening in the tissue and engaging a cortex of a bone...
US20140005670 DRILL SYSTEM FOR ACETABULAR CUP IMPLANTS  
A drill guide system comprising: a hemispherical cup having an opening therein;a body having a distal end, a proximal end and a lumen extending between the distal end and the proximal end; anda...
US20140163557 GUIDING SYSTEM  
A method and system for guiding a drill or nail to intersect both bone and an aperture in an implanted implant. In an exemplary embodiment of the invention, a vector is defined interconnecting a...
US20140074102 INSTRUMENTS FOR CONTROLLED DELIVERY OF INJECTABLE MATERIALS INTO BONE  
Instruments for treating bone defects of the joint, particularly at the subchondral level, such as bone marrow lesions or bone marrow edema, are provided. In particular, these instruments may be...
US20130041466 SOFT TISSUE RECONSTRUCTION  
Methods and instruments for reconstructing soft tissues of a skeletal joint such as for example of the foot or hand are presented.
US20140276882 VOID FILLING JOINT PROSTHESIS AND ASSOCIATED INSTRUMENTS  
A bone void filling prosthesis, which includes a body and a plurality of legs. The body includes an aperture extending therethrough. The plurality of legs are each connected to the body. Each of...
US20110282349 METHODS FOR IMPLANTING A JOINT PROSTHESIS  
A novel and improved elbow prosthesis and method of implanting same including a novel aggregate prosthesis having a retaining system in conjunction with a set plate.
US20120323248 ARTHROSCOPIC METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TISSUE ATTACHMENT TO BONE  
Methods are described wherein bone constructs of a patient are used to arthroscopically attach sutures to torn or dysfunctional tissue. A suture or multiple sutures are passed through...
US20110004316 Method of Implanting a Unicondylar Knee Prosthesis  
A method of implanting a lateral unicondylar knee prosthesis in a lateral articulating portion of a femur having a lateral condyle for engagement with a tibia, the method including the steps of:...
US20120289965 CUSTOMIZED SURGICAL GUIDES, METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING AND USES THEREOF  
The invention relates to surgical guides which are of use during reconstructive bone surgery for guiding a surgical instrument or tool. More particularly, the guides are characterized in that they...
US20140142582 TARGETING DEVICE FOR GUIDING A DRILL ARRANGEMENT  
A targeting device (1) for guiding a drill arrangement (11, 12) for forming an arc-shaped bore in an assembly of adjacent bones or bone fragments, comprises a support frame (2; 5; 7), a pivoting...
US20140194998 MARKING TEMPLATE FOR INSTALLING A CUSTOM REPLACEMENT DEVICE FOR RESURFACING A FEMUR AND ASSOCIATED INSTALLATION METHOD  
A replacement device for resurfacing a joint surface of a femur and a method of making and installing such a device is provided. The custom replacement device is designed to substantially fit the...
US20120165821 MARKING TEMPLATE FOR INSTALLING A CUSTOM REPLACEMENT DEVICE FOR RESURFACING A FEMUR AND ASSOCIATED INSTALLATION METHOD  
A replacement device for resurfacing a joint surface of a femur and a method of making and installing such a device is provided. The custom replacement device is designed to substantially fit the...
US20140257310 TIBIAL RESECTION SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT RETAINMENT  
Tibial resection systems and methods for use in a uni- or bi-cruciate retaining knee replacement procedure are disclosed. A tibial resection system can include a tibial block, an alignment guide,...
US20120265205 FLEXIBLE ACL INSTRUMENTATION, KIT AND METHOD  
In a first embodiment, the present invention includes an instrument for use in preparing a femur for soft tissue repair or reconstruction, including a cannulated, curved guide tool having a...
US20120053589 COMBINATION MALE/FEMALE HIP JOINT AND INSTALLATION KIT  
A hip implant assembly including body exhibiting a substantially spherical shaped ball and an elongated stem. An annular defining rim separates the ball from the stem and abuts, in a maximum...
US20110160868 COMBINATION MALE/FEMALE HIP JOINT AND INSTALLATION KIT  
A hip implant assembly including body exhibiting a substantially spherical shaped ball and an elongated stem. An annular defining rim separates the ball from the stem and abuts, in a maximum...
US20120022534 INTRAMEDULLARY ARTHRODESIS NAIL AND METHOD OF USE  
A drill guide is provided for assisting in the placement of an intramedullary nail including a distal nail portion and a proximal nail portion that can be connected to each other to attain a rigid...
US20120283737 Guide Tube Positioning Method in Polymeric Material Plate, Tomographic Reference Support and Guide Tube Positioning Device  
A method is described for positioning a guide tube on a plate to be positioned over a patient's mandible or maxilla, forming a surgical guide that allows for positioning the guide tube on the exact...
US20120330316 Apparatus for Repairing Bone Defects  
A system for repairing a soft tissue or bone defect can include a plurality of sizing guides each having a base with a different perimeter size and a plurality of apertures aligned with a plurality...
US20120289879 SYSTEMS, DEVICES, AND METHODS FOR MECHANICALLY REDUCING AND FIXING BONE FRACTURES  
A frame is sized and configured to support a reduced bone fracture of an individual. A guide assembly on the frame carries a bone fixing device guide that defines a guide path along which a bone...
US20130289572 POSITIONAL GUIDE  
A positional guide for use on a cannula shaft includes a shaft portion configured to form a first opening to receive a cannula shaft therein. One or more offset portions are connected to the shaft...
US20140052132 IMPLANT INSERTION DEVICE WITH CONTINUOUSLY ADJUSTABLE TARGETING ASSEMBLY  
An implant insertion device including a body having a first portion for coupling to a proximal end of an intramedullary rod and a second portion extending in a spaced position from the...
US20130110117 DRILL GUIDE WITH ANGLE VERIFICATION  
A method and instrument is used for inserting a bone screw through a hole in a bone plate into bone at a maximum angulation of a bone screw central longitudinal axis with respect to a central axis...
US20120095471 KIT FOR RECONDITONING FEMUR AND ILIUM BONES IN PREPARATION FOR INSTALLATION OF A JOINT IMPLANT  
A hip implant assembly including a ball and stem. An annular rim separates the ball from the stem and abuts over an exterior reconditioned surface of the femur upon inserting the stem within an...