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9023049 Medical puncturing device  
A medical puncturing serves for penetrating into a bone or a cartilage. It has a shaft and a tool carrier connected with its proximal end to a distal end of the shaft. The tool carrier has a...
9011446 Osteotome system  
A plurality of osteotomes that are linked together via a recess and a matching projection such that the osteotomes remain linked when used to manipulate bone.
8998905 Methods and instruments for use in vertebral treatment  
Embodiments of the invention include instruments, implants, and methods for surgically treating facet joints of vertebrae. An instrument may be advanced into one or more facet joints to one or...
8992532 Instruments for preparing bone implants  
A system for preparing a bone implant includes a cutting guide having a body including a plurality of sides that together define a cavity that is accessible via an opening defined by a first side...
8961521 Reciprocating rasps for use in an orthopaedic surgical procedure  
Reciprocating rasps for the surgical preparation of the bone prior to the implantation of a glenoid or acetabular component with complex geometry are disclosed. Surgical methods for the use of...
8940532 Biological graft transferring instrument and method for transferring biological graft  
A biological graft transferring instrument for transferring a biological graft includes a main body, a displacement member capable of being displaced relative to the main body, and a belt-shaped...
8915936 Discectomy instrument  
The present invention provides a discectomy instrument that is capable of removing portions of the spinal disc between adjacent vertebrae in a controlled manner that is efficient and easy to use....
8911441 Endplate preparation instruments and methods of use  
The present application is directed to instruments and methods for preparing a space between vertebral members. One embodiment of the instrument may include an elongated shaft with a proximal end...
8906025 Surgical instrument for impacting and extracting a shaping instrument and a shaping instrument useable therewith  
A surgical instrument including a shaping instrument for shaping a bone as well as an impaction/extraction device for use with the shaping instrument is disclosed.
8894673 Ultrasonic osteotome  
An ultrasonic osteotome in accordance with the present invention comprises a shaft having a distal end portion with a lateral outer surface and further comprises a cutting blade connected to the...
8876828 Vertebral surface preparation instrument  
An instrument for preparing a surface of a vertebra, such as a vertebral endplate, for receipt of a spinal disc implant. The instrument includes a working tool with implements on one or more...
8876825 Disposable cylindrical cutter  
A single use bone cutter comprised of two concentric cylinders and a series of insert blades or cutter disc is described. The cutter blades or cutter disc is preferably positioned at the distal...
8852197 Surgical instrument assemblies for use in surgically preparing a tibia for implantation of a prosthetic component  
An orthopaedic surgical instrument assembly that includes a handle and a keel punch configured to be inserted into a proximal end of a surgically-prepared tibia of a patient. The handle includes a...
8834472 Vertebral joint implants and delivery tools  
A spinal joint distraction system for treating a facet joint including articular surfaces having a contour is disclosed and may include a delivery device including a generally tubular structure...
8814942 Bone graft applicator  
A method for applying bone graft to an orthopaedic implant. The method includes using a bone graft applicator including a pair of arms, a bone graft receptacle coupled to the arms, and a linking...
8784422 Acetabular reamer  
An acetabular reaming system is disclosed of the type having a driver and a tool held together by a quick-release coupling mechanism. The tool (10) has a hollow body (12) defining a domed shape...
8734451 Surgical technique and instrumentation for minimal hip arthroplasty surgery  
Improved instruments for modifying a shape of a proximal femur of a patient for installation of a stem of a femoral component of a prosthetic hip during hip replacement surgery, comprising a...
8657824 Universal double offset surgical instrument  
Instruments for use in anterior approach total hip arthroplasty. Instruments according to certain embodiments of the invention connect to a shaping member such as a broach, reamer or osteotome...
8623021 Facet joint reamer  
In a facet joint reamer with a shank and teeth at the distal end, the distal end is widened compared with the remainder of the shank.
8602777 Method and device for causing tooth movement  
A device for increasing movement of a tooth in a jaw includes a handle, an elongate member extending from the handle, a screw tip at a distal end of the elongate member, and a sleeve. The screw...
8562612 Surgical technique and instrumentation for minimal incision hip arthroplasty surgery  
Improved instruments for modifying a shape of a proximal femur of a patient for installation of a stem of a femoral component of a prosthetic hip during hip replacement surgery, comprising a...
8556901 Reciprocating rasps for use in an orthopaedic surgical procedure  
Reciprocating rasps for the surgical preparation of the bone prior to the implantation of a glenoid or acetabular component with complex geometry are disclosed. Surgical methods for the use of...
8556900 Surgical instrument for impacting and extracting a cutting instrument  
A surgical instrument including a cutting instrument for shaping a bone as well as an impaction/extraction device for use with the cutting instrument is disclosed.
8551098 Bone scoring device  
A bone scoring device having a body, a scoring member configured to engage a bone surface and a first biasing member connected to and configured to rotate the scoring member is provided. The...
8551101 Methods and apparatus for preparing a patient's femur for patellofemoral knee arthroplasty  
Methods and apparatus provide for modifying a patient's femur to receive a patellofemoral prosthesis, including: a distal punch, an anterior punch and a trochlear punch which are used in well...
8545501 Instruments for preparing bone implants  
A system for preparing a bone implant includes a chisel and a cutting guide. The chisel includes a handle includes an elongate body having a distal end and a proximal end. A chisel head is...
8529569 Method and apparatus for preparing a proximal femur  
A system for preparing a proximal femur can include a broach that includes a broach body having an anterior side, a posterior side, a lateral side and a medial side. The medial side can have a...
8529568 Surgical cutting tool  
The present invention pertains generally to a surgical tool for cutting and shaping bone, cartilage and other anatomical structures. In particular, described herein are surgical tools having at...
8512342 Portable bone grinder  
A bone grinder utilizing a removable cutter head unit for maintaining the processing of bone and for substantially precluding the main body of the bone grinder from being exposed to bone tissue.
8480675 Betts osteotome  
A medical device and method of using the device to reinforce and stabilize a compressed tissue is disclosed. The medical device comprises a shaft with a single blade that is biased with a bend,...
8454610 Orthopedic surgical device  
An osteotome may include a handle; a shaft coupled to the handle; a cutting member coupled to the shaft, wherein the cutting member comprises a first cutting surface positioned perpendicular to a...
8430881 Mechanical tissue modification devices and methods  
A device for modifying one or more tissues in a patient's spine may include: an elongate, at least partially flexible body having a proximal portion and a distal portion, wherein at least the...
8414607 Miniature shredding tool for use in medical applications and methods for making  
The present invention relates generally to the field of micro-scale or millimeter scale devices and to the use of multi-layer multi-material electrochemical fabrication methods for producing such...
8414587 Styli used to position device for carrying out selective discetomy  
A set of styli comprised of a shaped memory or elastic metal are disclosed wherein each stylus has a different preformed curvatures for use with a cutting device for performing a selective...
8394101 Discectomy instrument  
The present invention provides a discectomy instrument that is capable of removing portions of the spinal disc between adjacent vertebrae in a controlled manner that is efficient and easy to use....
8394100 Surgical apparatus and method for manipulating one or more osteochondral plugs  
An surgical apparatus and method are described for manipulating one or more osteochondral plugs, including, but not limited to, extracting and/or impacting the one or more osteochondral plugs.
8353912 Ultrasonic spinal surgery method  
In a discectomy method one removes at least a substantial portion of a spinal disc. Thereafter one operates an ultrasonic instrument to level opposing faces of vertebrae on opposite sides of the...
8343218 Methods and compositions for articular repair  
Disclosed herein are methods and compositions for producing articular repair materials and for repairing an articular surface. In particular, methods for providing articular repair systems. Also...
8328813 Pneumatic instrument for tissue removal  
Osteotome for the removal of bone and of bone tumors, as well as of ligaments and fibrocartilaginous tissue, during surgery, comprising a pair of blades slidably coupled so that respective distal...
8317794 Device for preparing a space in bone to receive an insert  
A device and method for use in a human spine to prepare a space between adjacent vertebral bodies and into the vertebral end plates to receive an implantable insert. The device includes a handle,...
8303592 System for forming a tendon-bone graft  
A system for forming a tendon-bone graft. The system can include at least one support that is adapted to support the tendon-bone graft. The system can further include at least one clamp that is...
8282640 Sinolift ridge expansion osteotome  
The present invention provides an osteotome for sinus lifting and dental ridge expansion which includes an osteotome shank, a trepanelevation tip member, and a head. The trepanelevation tip member...
8273088 Bone removal tool  
A bone preparation device for preparing a bone surface for receiving an implant is disclosed, as is a method of using the device, wherein the device contains a gripping element for gripping a...
8273087 Ultrasonic surgical apparatus  
An ultrasonic surgical instrument has an ultrasonic transducer unit having an ultrasonic transducer for producing ultrasonic vibration, a transmission member which connects the ultrasonic...
8262660 Serratome vertebral cortical endplate cutter  
The invention relates to spinal fusion implants or grafts and to apparatus for the installation thereof. More specifically, the invention is a serrated cutting or abrading tool designed to be...
8262664 Methods for performing a tibial tubercle osteotomy  
A method of performing a tibial tubercle osteotomy includes cutting a bone portion of a tibial tubercle from a remaining portion of the tibial tubercle, at least a portion of a patella ligament...
8246622 Tool and corresponding method for removal of material from within a body  
A device for removing material from within the body, includes an elongated element formed from hollow segments sequentially interconnected at effective hinges. The device assumes an insertion...
8221425 Percutaneous discectomy and endplate preparation tool  
Surgical instruments and surgical methods associated therewith are described. The surgical instruments described herein can be used for scraping or for other purposes such as measuring distances...
8182489 Method and apparatus for performing an open wedge osteotomy  
A method for performing an open wedge osteotomy, the method comprising: forming a cut in a bone;manipulating the portions of the bone adjacent to the cut so as to open the cut into a wedge-like...
8133228 Chisel system for osteochondral implants and a surgical procedure involving same  
A chisel system for harvesting an implantable graft from an area of a human having a cartilage overlying a condyle, according to which a module is provided that has one end connected to a handle....

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