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8939976 Limited artifact skull pin  
A skull pin assembly for a head fixation device that allows for effective imaging with limited artifact is disclosed. The skull pin assembly comprises two components, a tip and a housing. The...
8934961 Trackable diagnostic scope apparatus and methods of use  
A surgical procedure is provided. The procedure acquires a plurality of points on or near a bone abnormality and registers them with a surgical navigation system. The navigation system uses the...
8926617 Bone tamp apparatus and method  
A tamping apparatus is described that includes a cannula that has a tubular wall that includes a distal end portion that defines a tamping face. The cannula defines a longitudinally aligned...
8916186 Methods and devices for correcting spinal deformity with pharmaceutical-eluting pedicle screws  
A method of correcting spinal deformity, which includes locating pharmaceutical-loaded implants adjacent to targeted spinal growth plates, and then eluting the pharmaceutical onto the growth...
8844536 Locking apparatus for a head fixation device  
A locking apparatus for use with a head fixation device allows for a stabilizing fixture, such as a rocker arm having a pair of skull pins, to be selectively secured so that the stabilizing...
8821496 Osteotomy protective cover  
A cover for use in protecting a resected surface of a long bone for use in joint arthroplasty is provided. The cover includes a generally planar portion having opposed generally parallel first and...
8813753 Implantable obstructive sleep apnea sensor  
Systems and methods for detecting an obstructive sleep apnea event are disclosed herein. The systems and methods may use an electrical output generating ionic polymer metal composite sensor...
8800939 Mount to accommodate an oblong medical instrument  
A mount to accommodate an oblong medical instrument for computer-assisted surgery, has a clamp bracket with a variable cross section for clamped fixing of the instrument, and a localization device...
8795281 Equipment for removing cement from bone cavities  
The equipment for removing cement from bone cavities consists of an elongated body, hollow inside, that can be inserted inside a cement-filled bone cavity, and at least one rod for extracting the...
8790352 Ovoid tunnel guide and method of ACL reconstruction  
A guide apparatus including a body having a proximal end, a distal end, a hole formed therethrough, and a central axis defined therethrough, and a projection member coupled to the distal end of...
8784426 Double-loop endobutton, ovoid tunnel guide, and method of ACL re-construction using the ovoid tunnel guide and the double-loop endobutton  
A graft attachment apparatus including at least two separately formed filament loops, and a fixation member comprising at least one opening configured to receive the at least two separately formed...
8783258 Implant systems and methods for treating obstructive sleep apnea  
A system for treating obstructive sleep apnea includes an anchoring element having scar tissue located in an inframandibular region, and a tongue implant having at least one arm extending...
8784339 Spinal instrument for measuring load and position of load  
A spinal instrument includes sensors for measuring a parameter of the muscular-skeletal system. The spinal instrument includes a sensored head region that can be inserted into a spinal region. The...
8777877 Spine tool for measuring vertebral load and position of load  
A spine measurement system includes at least one spinal instrument and a remote system. The spinal instrument comprises a handle, a shaft, an accelerometer, a sensored head, and an electronic...
8778026 Artificial SI joint  
An artificial SI-Joint includes a sacrum component and an ilium component. The sacrum component may include a ridge, foundation, perimeter surface and a fitting member. The ilium component may...
8777950 Apparatus and methods for separating internal bone fixation device from introducer  
Apparatus and methods for separating an internal bone fixation device from an introducer are disclosed herein. A device for separating an internal bone fixation device from an introducer includes...
8721566 Spinal motion measurement device  
This invention is a minimally-invasive device, including bone-moving members and motion-measuring members, that can help surgeons to obtain objective, quantitative information concerning spinal...
8690874 Composition and process for bone growth and repair  
A composition for the induction of bone growth is disclosed. The composition includes a substrate, bone growth protein, and sources of calcium and phosphate. The composition is acidic which...
8675930 Implantable orthopedic device component selection instrument and methods  
The present invention provides tools and methods designed to aid in the placement of artificial facet joints at virtually all spinal levels. One aspect of the present invention is a measurement...
8638296 Method and machine for navigation system calibration  
A method of calibration and a calibration machine is provided for calibrating sensory controls of an ultrasonic navigation system. It can include an enclosure for containing a paired device group...
8632541 Self-centring elbow fixation device without guide wire  
A first arched slot or slit connection element (15) and a second linear slot or slit connection element (19, 21) are provided for cursors (13, 30) which can slide and be locked along said slots or...
8617585 Intramedullary drug delivery device and method of treating bone fractures  
An intramedullary drug delivery device is disclosed and can be inserted within a bone canal of a bone. The intramedullary drug delivery device can include a housing. A drug delivery region can be...
8597317 Method for repair of articular cartilage defect and a device used therein  
The invention provides a single surgical procedure by using autologous platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) and cartilage fragments to solve problems of contamination during incubation of chondrocytes and...
8571628 Apparatus and method for haptic rendering  
In one aspect, the invention relates to a method for generating a haptic penalty force, including in one embodiment, the steps of: defining a primary proxy position; defining a secondary proxy...
8551023 Device and method for determining force of a knee joint  
An orthopaedic surgical device for determining the joint force of a patient's knee joint includes a tibial paddle shaped to be positioned in the patient's knee joint and a handle extending from...
8517965 Orthopedic brace having length-adjustable supports  
An orthopedic brace having length adjustable supports is provided. The brace comprises upper and lower supports rotatably connected by a hinge. Each of the supports comprises an elongate portion...
8517966 Screw nail correcting apparatus  
A screw nail correcting apparatus used for treating ingrown nails seen in human feet and/or hands adapts to different nail widths and to the changes that may occur in time on the same nail and...
8486066 Spacer  
The relationship between first and second portions of a bone in a patient's body is changed by moving a wedge member into a slot formed in the bone. Force is applied against hard cortical bone by...
8486067 Bone graft applicator  
A bone graft applicator for applying bone graft to an orthopaedic implant. The bone graft applicator includes a pair of arms and a bone graft receptacle sized and shaped to be able to receive a...
8444644 Fast adjust external fixation connection rod  
The present disclosure provides various embodiments of an external fixation connection rod having articulatable joints that can be attached to external supports, such as rings. In some...
8414581 Intermaxillary fixation device and method of use  
An apparatus and method for fixing a patient's jaw by using arcuate arch bars which are fastened to both the upper and lower teeth using a plurality of zip ties. The arch bars are provided with...
8409201 Percutaneous patellar osteosynthesis system applicable to dislocated patella fractures  
The present invention relates to a percutaneous patellar osteosynthesis system applicable to any type of fracture of the knee cap, formed by two arms that contain two multidirectional movable...
8386018 Medical device for determining the position of intracorporeal implants  
A medical device for determining the position of intracorporeal implants such as fixation systems, plates or the like, comprises at least one impedance-measuring device and an ultrasound device...
8353909 Surgical instrument for distracting a spinal disc space  
Apparatus and a method of inserting spinal implants is disclosed in which an intervertebral space is first distracted, a hollow sleeve having teeth at one end is then driven into the vertebrae...
8324975 Propagation tuned oscillator for orthopedic parameter measurement  
A measurement system for capturing a transit time, phase, or frequency of energy waves propagating through a propagation medium (702) is disclosed. The measurement system comprises two different...
8282661 Multi-blade curette tool  
A multi-blade curette tool for use in spinal surgery. The curette tool includes an elongated member having a first end and a second end. A handle is disposed at the first end. A curette head is...
8277728 Method of sterilizing an orthopaedic implant  
A pre-assembled orthopaedic implant adapted for improved gas sterilization. The implant includes a first component adapted for assembly with a second component such that a mating surface of the...
8251997 Method for inserting an artificial implant between two adjacent vertebrae along a coronal plane  
A method for inserting an artificial implant between two adjacent vertebrae along a coronal plane.
8249696 Smart pedicle tool  
Various methods and devices are provided for navigating through bone. In one embodiment, a bone navigation device is provided and includes a bone penetrating member configured to be implanted in...
8235997 Rod locking instrument  
Instruments and methods are provided for securing a spinal rod in one or more coupling devices secured to the spine by one or more anchor members. The instruments include members for grasping the...
8206387 Interbody spinal implant inductively coupled to an external power supply  
An electrical bone growth promotion apparatus for the delivery of electrical current to an implant surgically implanted between adjacent bone masses to promote bone growth to areas adjacent to the...
8165659 Modeling method and apparatus for use in surgical navigation  
A modeling method for use in surgical navigation is provided. The method acquires a finite number of pre-defined points from a patient's bone and registers the points with a surgical navigation...
8162980 Methods and apparatus for vascular protection in spinal surgery  
Methods and apparatus provide for: coupling an elongate guide substantially at a first end to at least one vertebral body of a spinal column of a patient; and extending a second end of the guide...
8157819 Encasement prevention barrier for use in anterior lumbar surgery  
A flexible piece of barrier material for use in preventing or minimizing adhesions and fibrous attachments following anterior lumbar surgery. In one embodiment, the barrier structure comprises a...
8075562 Controlled release of biopharmaceutical growth factors from hydroxyapatite coating on bioresorbable interference screws used in cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery  
Controlled release of biopharmaceutical growth factors from a hydroxyapatite coating on a bioresorbable interference screw used in cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery on a human. Biologically...
8062338 Transverse connector with cam activated engagers  
An adjustable transverse connector connects orthopedic stabilization rods that may be parallel or skewed in orientation relative to each other The connector may include two sections that are...
8052613 Spinal nucleus extraction tool  
Disclosed are surgical tools, tool sets and methods for percutaneously accessing and preparing treatment sites within the spine for subsequent treatment procedures. The treatment site may be an...
8029478 Implantable device and method for delivering drug depots to a site beneath the skin  
An implantable device and method is provided for anchoring a drug depot to a site beneath the skin of a patient, the device and method comprising a head, a shaft and a tip, the head having a...
8025685 Bone instrumentation cover or shield  
A bone instrumentation cover or shield has a hollow cap or casing for encapsulating projecting parts of instrumentation installed in a bone, and a fastener portion provided at a lower edge of the...
8025841 Method of sterilizing an orthopaedic implant  
A pre-assembled orthopaedic implant adapted for improved gas sterilization. The implant includes a first component adapted for assembly with a second component such that a mating surface of the...

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