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US20100324681 Wedge-like spinal implant  
The present invention is a spinal implant that can be inserted into a surgically created cavity of one or more regions of the mammalian spine. Universal corner posts and one or more lateral...
US20120059481 Spinal Fusion Cage, Method of Design, and Method of Use  
A fusion cage of the present invention includes a first housing portion, a second housing portion, and an insert portion adapted to be received therebetween, wherein the geometry of the fusion cage...
US20120083899 URETERAL STENT  
A ureteral stent is designed to be placed within a patient's ureter to facilitate drainage from the patient's kidneys to the bladder. An elongated portion of the stent includes a length sufficient...
US20140243967 Methods and Apparatus for Endovascular Heart Valve Replacement Comprising Tissue Grasping Elements  
The present invention provides an apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve. In some embodiments, the apparatus includes an expandable anchor supporting a replacement valve,...
US20120029627 Methods and Apparatus for Endovascular Heart Valve Replacement Comprising Tissue Grasping Elements  
The present invention provides an apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve. In some embodiments, the apparatus includes an expandable anchor supporting a replacement valve,...
US20140114439 HAND PROSTHESIS  
A prosthetic hand system may include a plurality of prosthetic fingers and a prosthetic thumb. The prosthetic hand system may include a thumb drive mechanism that may be used to actuate the...
US20130060322 EXPANDABLE FRAMEWORK WITH OVERLAPPING CONNECTORS  
A stent may comprise a plurality of serpentine bands and connectors. A first connector may overlap a second connector when the stent is unexpanded. The first connector may also overlap the second...
US20130296828 THERAPEUTIC MATERIAL DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR TISSUE VOIDS AND CANNULATED IMPLANTS  
Described herein is a novel drug delivery assembly having particular applicability to the field of orthopedic and surgical medicine. The devices and assemblies described herein enable the efficient...
US20130261597 Therapeutic Material Delivery System for Tissue Voids and Cannulated Implants  
Described herein is a novel drug delivery assembly having particular applicability to the field of orthopedic and surgical medicine. The devices and assemblies described herein enable the efficient...
US20110224673 JOINT IMPLANT AND PROSTHESIS AND METHOD  
Disclosed herein is a minimally invasive ball joint implant and prosthesis for the treatment of arthritis, trauma, and other medical conditions leading to joint destruction and pain, as well as...
US20120283835 TISSUE FIXATION AND REPAIR SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
A system and method for securing an implantable medical device to an anatomical feature, such as bony structures and/or soft tissues near the spine. The system includes a tissue fixation device and...
US20110046731 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IN-SITU ADJUSTABILITY OF A MIDDLE EAR PROSTHESIS  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a middle ear prosthesis that can be adjusted in situ. Embodiments of the invention also relate to a method for adjusting a middle ear prosthesis in...
US20130211524 LAMINOPLASTY IMPLANT, IN PARTICULAR FOR CERVICAL LAMINOPLASTY  
An implant (1) includes a body (5) and intermediate and side walls (15, 16, 17) forming anchoring parts able to be anchored on portions of lamina (101). The anchoring parts are “inverted U...
US20140194987 SILK COVERED BREAST IMPLANT  
The present specification provides for methods for purifying fibroins, purified fibroins, methods of conjugating biological and synthetic molecules to fibroins, fibroins conjugated to such...
US20120109305 Intervertebral cage having flexibility  
An intervertebral cage having flexibility is provided wherein a housing itself has a plate spring form having proper elasticity. The housing can have a shape memory characteristic to obtain a...
US20130046395 Hand Prosthesis  
A hand prosthesis (15) including a hand chassis (15), a thumb member (22) mounted on the hand chassis for rotation of the thumb member in relation to the hand chassis about an axis extending...
US20130131802 Method and System for Patella Realignment  
A method and system provide and use a patellar implant. The patellar implant includes a superior portion, an inferior portion opposite to the superior portion, an anterior portion, at least one...
US20110076316 SCALABLE MATRIX FOR THE IN VIVO CULTIVATION OF BONE AND CARTILAGE  
The present invention provides implantable receptacle devices (and methods) for use in bone and tissue regeneration which provide immediate structural stability and strength to a zone where tissue...
US20120083890 ANTERIOR IMPACTED BONE GRAFT AND DRIVER INSTRUMENTS  
Instrument and implants are disclosed which provide for insertion of an implant into an intervertebral disc space from multiple approaches to the spine. Specifically, as a preferred aspect of the...
US20140135929 IMPLANT ASSEMBLY  
An implant assembly includes an implant configured to be placed in a living body; an elongated body that includes a pulling unit, the pulling unit being configured such that a portion of the...
US20130158647 APPOSITION FIBER FOR USE IN ENDOLUMINAL DEPLOYMENT OF EXPANDABLE IMPLANTS  
The present disclosure describes treatment of the vasculature of a patient with an expandable implant. The implant is constrained to a reduced delivery diameter for delivery within the vasculature...
US20120123529 PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE  
Embodiments of a radially collapsible and expandable prosthetic heart valve are disclosed. A valve frame can have a tapered profile when mounted on a delivery shaft, with an inflow end portion...
US20120265287 In-Situ Forming Foams for Treatment of Aneurysms  
Systems, methods and kits relating to in-situ forming polymer foams for the treatment of aneurysms are disclosed. The systems include an insertable medical device and an in-situ forming foam that...
US20140018933 PROSTHETIC ACETABULAR CUP IMPACTION PLATE  
A prosthetic acetabular cup impaction plate comprising an annular cup engaging surface comprising an annular array of first shape portions adapted to substantially complement portions of the...
US20110118843 INTERVERTEBRAL IMPLANT  
The intervertebral implant is in the form of a three-dimensional structure (10) comprising (a) a top side (1) and an underside (2) which are designed to rest against the end plates of two adjacent...
US20140081375 IMPLANT, SYSTEM FORMED OF AN IMPLANT AND A CATHETER, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SUCH A SYSTEM  
An implant (10, 10′, 10″, 10″), in particular an intraluminal endoprosthesis, with an open-worked, hollow cylindrical and/or hollow conical main structure (11), wherein the main structure (11) ...
US20130268092 Prosthetic Knee  
A prosthetic knee for active users has a locking head generally parallel to a vertical axis of the prosthetic knee, a chassis, and a plurality of links connecting the locking head to the chassis....
US20130060343 Method and System for Patella Tendon Realignment  
A method and system provide and use a patellar implant. The patellar implant includes a superior portion, an inferior portion opposite to the superior portion, and an anterior portion. The superior...
US20130060342 Method and System for Patella Tendon Realignment  
A method and system provide and use a patellar implant. The patellar implant includes a superior portion, an inferior portion opposite to the superior portion, and an anterior portion. The superior...
US20140046445 SPINAL STABILIZATION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A method for stabilizing the spine at the level of one or more vertebrae includes the step of inserting a pedicle connector through the pedicle of a vertebra from one of the anterior side and...
US20130103159 KNEE REPLACEMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ENABLING NATURAL KNEE MOVEMENT  
A method of implanting a knee replacement system in a leg with a femur and a tibia of a patient can include, implanting a femoral component onto a condyle of the femur and placing a trial tibial...
US20120290087 Incus Replacement Partial Ossicular Replacement Prosthesis  
An ossicular prosthesis is described which includes an elongated prosthesis member formed from a single foldable plane structure and having a proximal end and a distal end. A cochlear striker...
US20140107775 CARDIAC TREATMENT SYSTEM  
An assembly for providing localized pressure to a region of a patient's heart to improve heart functioning, including: (a) a jacket made of a flexible biocompatible material, the jacket having an...
US20110320005 System and Method for Ankle Arthroplasty  
A monolithic interpositional arthroplasty implant for use in repairing gyngylmus joints such as the joints of the ankle. The implant is a monolithic tibiotalar implant having a first major surface...
US20120185051 ARTICULAR JOINT IMPLANT  
Implantable biomaterials, particularly hydrogel substrates with porous surfaces, and methods for enhancing the compatibility of biomaterials with living tissue, and for causing physical attachment...
US20110130837 Intervertebral Implant  
An intervertebral implant for insertion into an intervertebral disc space having a contact face for connection to an adjacent vertebral body. The contact face has a porous coating that allows bone...
US20130116781 DISCRETE PRE-ASSEMBLED MONOLITHIC AIOL ASSEMBLAGES AND AIOL ASSEMBLIES INCLUDING SAME  
Accommodating intraocular lens (AIOL) assemblies including a discrete pre-assembled monolithic AIOL assemblage and a discrete haptics system having a haptics ring and at least two elongated...
US20130166038 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING DEEPER KNEE FLEXION CAPABILITIES FOR KNEE PROSTHESIS PATIENTS  
Systems and methods for providing deeper knee flexion capabilities, more physiologic load bearing and improved patellar tracking for knee prosthesis patients. Such systems and methods include (i)...
US20120271398 AORTIC BIOPROSTHESIS AND SYSTEMS FOR DELIVERY THEREOF  
Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to stents, valved-stents, and associated methods and systems for their delivery via minimally-invasive surgery.
US20140214167 SPINAL IMPLANTS, SPINAL IMPLANT KITS, AND SURGICAL METHODS  
A spinal implant includes a body, plate, and bone screws. The body includes a first wall having second and third walls joined thereto to define legs. In an embodiment, the body and plate are of...
US20140214166 SPINAL IMPLANTS, SPINAL IMPLANT KITS, AND SURGICAL METHODS  
A spinal implant includes a body, plate, and bone screws. The body includes a first wall having second and third walls joined thereto to define legs. In an embodiment, the body and plate are of...
US20120165930 SYSTEM FOR MITRAL VALVE REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT  
Systems for mitral valve repair are disclosed where one or more mitral valve interventional devices may be advanced intravascularly into the heart of a patient and deployed upon or along the mitral...
US20140172099 Techniques For Increasing The Acoustic Impedance Of The Cochlea's Round Window Membrane  
A method for increasing the acoustic impedance of the round window membrane of the cochlea in a human patient includes surgically opening access to the round window membrane and placing a packing...
US20120004728 BONE SUPPORT DEVICE, SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A bone support and/or barrier device, system, kit, and method can include an implantable structure having an outer surface, an inner surface, a first bone contact portion, and a second bone contact...
US20130218272 Surgical Implantation Method and Devices for an Extra-Articular Mechanical Energy  
A surgical implantation approach for preparing a patient and precisely and effectively placing an energy absorbing apparatus relative to the patient's anatomy. Various surgical implantation...
US20110288649 INTRODUCTION INSTRUMENT  
An introduction instrument for inserting a liner into an acetabular shell is disclosed. The instrument includes a suction device which may be selectively released once the liner is appropriately...
US20140142683 STENT WITH ELASTOMERIC ELEMENTS  
Disclosed is a self-expanding medical implant for placement within a lumen of a patient. The implant comprises a woven or non-woven structure having a substantially tubular configuration, and is...
US20100312324 IMPLANTATION DEVICE FOR STENTS WITH A FUNCTIONALLY STRUCTURED SURFACE  
The invention relates to an implantation device for stents, which device has hair-like extensions on at least one part of the outwardly-facing surface of that section of the device, which section...
US20130253652 SPINAL IMPLANT  
The present application is directed to interbody spinal fusion implants having a structural configuration that provides for the maintaining and creating of the normal anatomic angular relationship...
US20120109304 MEDICAL IMPLANT AND METHOD FOR PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY  
Embodiments of the invention include a medical implant for delivering photodynamic therapy. A device that includes a vertebral interbody device, alone or in combination with other complimentary...