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9017417 Subchondral bone repair system  
This invention includes a subchondral bone repair system, comprising a structural component and a fluid settable component and an optional non-core component. The fluid settable component may...
8986380 Multilayered silk scaffolds for meniscus tissue engineering  
Provided herein is a biocompatible implant for meniscus tissue engineering. Particularly, the biocompatible implant comprises a multi-layered crescent-shaped silk fibroin scaffold, in which each...
8979935 Joint space interpositional prosthetic device with internal bearing surfaces  
Joint space interpositional prosthetic devices for positioning between surfaces of a joint in a patient are disclosed. The prosthetic device may have exterior surfaces affixed to the joint...
8979938 Artificial knee implant including liquid ballast supporting / rotating surfaces and incorporating flexible multi-material and natural lubricant retaining matrix applied to a joint surface  
An artificial joint associated with an implant having a pair of three dimensional and structurally extending bones, each defining a contoured and opposing end face and collectively defining a...
8968403 Implant device  
The present invention is directed to an implant device, in particular an implant device placed between bony, cartilaginous or soft tissues or between prosthetic surfaces to restore or create a...
8968404 Method and device for ameliorating joint conditions and diseases  
A device for ameliorating joint conditions and diseases comprising a) a first section comprising a joint-ward end, an opposing mating end, and a lateral wall, a peripheral column partially forming...
8956411 Preparation of tissue for meniscal implantation  
The present invention relates to a method of preparing a tissue matrix and its subsequent use in the replacement and/or repair of a damaged or defective meniscus. The invention also provides...
8921109 Cell-support matrix having narrowly defined uniformly vertically and non-randomly organized porosity and pore density and a method for preparation thereof  
A cell-support matrix having narrowly defined uniformly vertically and non-randomly organized porosity and pore density and a method for preparation thereof. The matrix suitable for preparation of...
8920499 Method of use of trochlear implants  
Methods of using implant devices are provided herein. The implant devices of the methods herein have an articular end and a stem, the stem having an oval-shaped cross-section. The articular end...
8920498 Non-resorbable meniscus prosthesis for the human knee joint  
Meniscus prosthesis assembly having a meniscus prosthesis body made of a first biocompatible non-resorbable material and having a first end portion and a second end portion; and a first bone plug...
8920497 Method and instrumentation for acetabular labrum reconstruction  
Methods and instruments for repairing a damaged acetabular labrum. The arc length of a portion of an acetabular rim proximal to the damaged (torn or broken) region of the acetabular labrum is...
8876902 Methods of articular cartilage implants  
Methods of utilizing implant devices for the repair of articular cartilage defects are provided herein. The implant devices have circular, or oblong, articular ends. The articular ends have a...
8876901 Articular cartilage implants  
Implant devices having an articular end for repair of articular cartilage defects are provided. The articular end has an oval perimeter, a convex upper face, and a concave lower face. The convex...
8864827 System and method for joint resurface repair  
An implant comprising a first, second, and third segment wherein the second and third segments partially overlap the first segment and define a load bearing surface comprising an...
8858632 Implants for replacing hyaline cartilage, with hydrogel reinforced by three-dimensional fiber arrays  
Implants with hydrogel layers reinforced by three-dimensional fiber arrays can replace hyaline cartilage. Such implants should replace an entire cartilage segment, rather than creating a crevice...
8840619 Dovetail method of allograft transplantation  
A technique for forming a dovetail shaped groove in bone necessary in allograft transplantation such as the meniscus or the Achilles tendon. The technique uses a single drill guide that is...
8834568 Surgical technique using a contoured allograft cartilage as a spacer of the carpo-metacarpal joint of the thumb or tarso-metatarsal joint of the toe  
A spacer for implantation into a subject is provided that includes a sterilized piece of cartilaginous allograft tissue. The piece forms a Y-shape with a base adapted to insert within a first...
8828080 Method and system for knee joint repair  
A method and system for repairing a defect area in a surface of a joint include providing a mold having a first surface and a second surface, positioning the mold within the joint such that at...
8808375 Anti-backout arthroscopic uni-compartmental prosthesis  
An improved uni-compartmental implant has a shaft having a proximal end attached to a head and a distal end, and one or more raised portions spaced apart along the shaft to resist back-out. The...
8795361 Osteochondral plug graft, kit and method  
Each of an osteochondral plug graft and a kit comprises a trapezoid shaped construct configured for osteochondral implanting. An osteochondral regeneration method comprises forming a recipient...
8795284 Instrumentation for repair of meniscus tissue  
The invention is directed toward an instrumentation kit used to replace a damaged human knee joint meniscus with an allograft meniscus implant. The kit includes a workstation having a base and...
8778024 Tensioned meniscus prosthetic devices and associated methods  
A prosthetic device for use as an artificial meniscus is disclosed. The prosthetic device restores shock absorption, stability, and function to the knee joint after removal of the damaged natural...
8771353 Method and implant for replacing damaged meniscal tissue  
A method and apparatus for replacing damaged meniscal tissue includes a meniscus implant including a porous body having a plurality of interconnected open micro-pores and one or more open cavities...
8764829 Buffer for a human joint and method of arthroscopically inserting  
A buffer (10) for placement in a human knee between the femur and tibia comprises an outer sack (14) formed of a pliable material and having a one-way valve (22), a generally circularly shaped...
8764830 Disc-shaped orthopedic devices  
Methods and apparatuses for treatment of various joint conditions include a device inserted into a joint space. During delivery, the profile of the device is constrained in at least one dimension...
8753390 Methods for implanting a prosthesis in a human shoulder  
A prosthesis for reducing injury to soft tissues of the body, comprising an implantable member adapted to simulate at least one of a size or a shape of a naturally occurring bursa, where the...
8721721 Devices, methods, and systems for prosthetic meniscus selection, trialing, and implantation  
Methods of selecting and implanting prosthetic devices for use as a replacement meniscus are disclosed. The selection methods include a pre-implantation selection method and a during-implantation...
8690956 Talar implants and methods of use  
Implant devices, and method of using the same, are provided. The implant devices have a head and a stem. The head has an upper surface, a perimeter surface, and a lower surface. The upper surface...
8682052 Implants for altering wear patterns of articular surfaces  
Methods and devices for correcting wear pattern defects in joints. The methods and devices described herein allow for the restoration of correcting abnormal biomechanical loading conditions in a...
8668739 Unitary orthopedic implant  
The present disclosure relates to an orthopedic implant that may be used to repair and/or replace focal defects in an individual's articular cartilage. In one exemplary embodiment, the present...
8657881 Meniscal repair scaffold  
Methods and apparatus for treating meniscal tissue damage are disclosed, including a biocompatible meniscal repair device comprising a biocompatible tissue repair scaffold and a cell growth...
8641716 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...
8634617 Methods for determining meniscal size and shape and for devising treatment  
The present invention relates to methods for determining meniscal size and shape for use in designing therapies for the treatment of various joint diseases. The invention uses an image of a joint...
8623085 Bioresorbable tissue engineered fibrocartilage replacement with three-dimensional matrix of fibers  
Fibrocartilage implants characterized by circumferential fiber networks embedded in arcuate or torroidal scaffolds with orthogonal fiber networks embedded therein to prevent separation of the...
8608801 Osteochondral implants, arthroplasty methods, devices, and systems  
Implants for resurfacing or repairing one or more articular cartilage bearing surfaces of a biological organism include an engineered tissue and a biocompatible porous substrate secured to the...
8597352 Articular cartilage fixation device and method  
An articular cartilage fixation device and method for repairing and regenerating diseased or injured soft tissue such as articular cartilage of the knee, hip, shoulder, and the like. A cartilage...
8591581 Methods of use of cartilage implants  
Methods of using cartilage implant devices are provided. The methods include locating articular cartilage having a lesion, and utilizing an implant having dimensions compatible with the lesion....
8568479 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...
8568480 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...
8561278 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...
8562611 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...
8556971 Joint arthroplasty devices formed in situ  
Disclosed herein are methods and devices for repairing articular surfaces. The articular surface repairs are customizable or highly selectable by patient and geared toward providing optimal fit...
8551169 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...
8545569 Patient selectable knee arthroplasty devices  
Disclosed herein are methods and devices for repairing articular surfaces in a knee joint. The articular surface repairs are customizable or highly selectable for each patient and geared toward...
8475531 Anchored multi-phasic osteochondral construct  
Disclosed are osteochondral constructs that can be utilized to encourage both bone and articular cartilage tissue repair in synovial joints. Disclosed constructs are composites including a...
8403985 Joint spacer implant  
A spacer implant designed for placement between the bones of a joint, which includes soft tissue components. The spacer includes a spacer body positionable between the bones and defined by an...
8377129 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...
8366771 Surgical tools facilitating increased accuracy, speed and simplicity in performing joint arthroplasty  
Disclosed herein are tools for repairing articular surfaces repair materials and for repairing an articular surface. The surgical tools are designed to be customizable or highly selectable by...
8361147 Meniscus prosthetic devices with anti-migration features  
A prosthetic device for use as an artificial meniscus is disclosed. The prosthetic device restores shock absorption, stability, and function to the knee joint after removal of the damaged natural...
8357203 Suture-based orthopedic joint devices  
Devices and treatments for various joint conditions include a resilient elongate orthopedic device inserted into a joint space using a suture. The suture is passed through the joint space and used...

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