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US20110208315 Knee Arthrodesis Implant  
A knee arthrodesis implant has a femur nail inserted in the bone marrow canal of the femur, and a tibia nail inserted in the bone marrow canal of the tibia, the nails being rigidly connected to...
US20110035000 Tissue Shaping Device  
In one embodiment, the present invention relates to a tissue shaping device adapted to be disposed in a vessel near a patient's heart to reshape the patient's heart. Such tissue shaping device can...
US20110184507 MULTI-SECTION STENT  
A multi-section tubular device suitable for use as a stent is provided. The multisection tubular device includes a first tubular section (12) having a first end and a second end. A second tubular...
US20140142696 TISSUE MARKING IMPLANT  
An implant for marking an area within a living body includes a matrix material and a marking material. The implant is formable to fit the shape and size of a cavity in the human body. The implant...
US20120179251 TISSUE MARKING IMPLANT  
An implant for marking an area within a living body includes a matrix material and a marking material. The implant is formable to fit the shape and size of a cavity in the human body. The implant...
US20110082547 TISSUE MARKING IMPLANT  
An implant for marking an area within a living body includes a matrix material and a marking material. The implant is formable to fit the shape and size of a cavity in the human body. The implant...
US20120310332 Delivery Catheter System With Micro and Macro Movement Control  
A prosthetic valve delivery system that is improved in controllability by way of a proximal handle system. Such a handle system of the present invention advantageously permits a controlled fine or...
US20110264227 VERTEBRAL ANCHORING METHODS  
Embodiments of the invention relate generally to tissue anchors and methods of delivering same to the intervertebral disc or other sites within the body. In some embodiments, the anchors provide...
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...
US20140257503 MULTI-COMPONENT KNEE IMPLANT ASSEMBLY WITH COMBINED ARTICULATING AND BELT SUPPORT AND TRAVELING SURFACES  
A joint assembly incorporated into reconditioned end surfaces established between an upper bone and an opposing lower bone. The assembly includes a pair of first components anchored into...
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...
US20140249632 Articulating Expandable Intervertebral Implant  
A spacer for separating bones of a joint, the spacer includes a frame having a longitudinal axis, and ramped surfaces. An endplate configured to engage a bone of the joint has ramped surfaces...
US20140249631 Articulating Expandable Intervertebral Implant  
A spacer for separating bones of a joint, the spacer includes a frame having a longitudinal axis, and ramped surfaces. An endplate configured to engage a bone of the joint has ramped surfaces...
US20140249628 Articulating Expandable Intervertebral Implant  
A spacer for separating bones of a joint, the spacer includes a frame having a longitudinal axis, and ramped surfaces. An endplate configured to engage a bone of the joint has ramped surfaces...
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)...