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US20100249791 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ORTHOPEDIC MEASUREMENT AND ALIGNMENT  
At least one embodiment is directed to a system for distracting bones of a muscular-skeletal system. The dynamic distractor (100) comprises at least one sensor (108, 110), a handle (112, 804), a...
US20100249665 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ORTHOPEDIC DISTRACTION AND CUTTING BLOCK  
At least one embodiment is directed to a system (1100) for separating at least two surfaces of a muscular-skeletal system. The system (1100) can measure a parameter of the muscular-skeletal system...
US20100114107 Intervertebral Disc Nucleus Implants and Methods  
Nucleus pulposus implants that are resistant to migration in and/or expulsion from an intervertebral disc space are provided. In one form of the invention, an implant includes a load bearing...
US20090138015 SPINAL IMPLANTS AND METHODS  
Spinal implants are disclosed that can be used for annular repair, facet unloading, disc height preservation, disc decompression, or for sealing a portal through which an intervertebral implant...
US20090024134 SURGICAL MEASUREMENT AND RESECTION FRAMEWORK  
A frame is attachable to first and second bone portions of a patient to facilitate measurement and resection of one or more bony landmarks. The frame has two anchoring features, each of which has...
US20070225721 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REDUCING FEMORAL FRACTURES  
An improved method and apparatus for reducing a hip fracture utilizing a minimally invasive procedure which does not require incision of the quadriceps. A femoral implant in accordance with the...
US20100198227 SURGICAL DEPTH INSTRUMENT  
An instrument that measures the depth of an open or closed hole in a bone or other tissue electronically, provides a rotatable display of information relating to the depth. The surgical depth...
US20080177272 Interspinous process implant having deployable wing and method of implantation  
Systems and method in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention can includes an implant comprising a first wing, a spacer extending from the first wing, and a distraction guide. The...
US20080082118 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods  
An apparatus includes a guide shaft, an expansion member coupled to the guide shaft, and an actuator. The expansion member is configured to impart a force from within an interior of an implant to...
US20060167461 Method and apparatus for artificial disc insertion  
An anterior method for implanting an artificial disc in an intervertebral space of a human body includes inserting a midline marker in a face of a vertebral body for instrument alignment and...
US20150238204 SURGICAL ORIENTATION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A system and method for detecting and measuring changes in angular position with respect to a reference plane is useful in surgical procedures for orienting various instruments, prosthesis, and...
US20130041465 POSITIONING SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPLANTING AN ENERGY ABSORBING SYSTEM  
Positioning instruments and related methods are described for implanting an energy absorbing system for treating joints. The positioning instruments and methods allow the energy absorbing system...
US20050203532 Technique and instrumentation for intervertebral prosthesis implantation using independent landmarks  
An assembly for preparing an intervertebral disc space between a first vertebra and a second vertebra to receive a prosthesis comprises a distractor having a first distraction arm and a second...
US20140296860 Spinal Instrument For Measuring Load and Position Of Load  
An orthopedic surgical spine measurement system comprises a first tool, a second tool, and a remote system. The first tool is a distractor having a plurality of load sensors for measuring load...
US20170065347 Patient-Specific Joint Arthroplasty Devices for Ligament Repair  
Disclosed herein are methods, compositions and tools for repairing, replacing or otherwise treating bone ligaments using devices designed from patient-specific information, including without...
US20160213491 PATIENT-SPECIFIC PRE-OPERATIVE PLANNING  
A method for pre-operative orthopedic planning includes obtaining only a high-resolution knee-joint scan of a patient, determining hip rotation center and ankle rotation center from anthropometric...
US20140031829 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CREATING FRAME OF REFERENCE FOR CAS WITH INERTIAL SENSORS  
A digitizer device comprises an elongated body and legs connected to the elongated body. At least one joint is between the legs and the elongated body such that free ends of the legs are...
US20140012274 Extracapsular Surgical Procedure and Surgical Referencing Instrument Therefor  
A method and device for finding isometric points in the joints of mammals for use in surgical repair of a joint. Isometric points are first identified in radiographic or other two dimensional...
US20080312660 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR MEASURING THE SPACE AROUND A NERVE ROOT  
Described herein are method, systems and devices for measuring the region adjacent to or around a nerve root, such as the space within an intervertebral foramen before, during and/or after a...
US20090318930 SURGICAL ORIENTATION DEVICE AND METHOD  
A device for detecting and measuring a change in angular position with respect to a reference plane is useful in surgical procedures for orienting various instruments, prosthesis, and implants...
US20090198241 SPINE DISTRACTION TOOLS AND METHODS OF USE  
An apparatus includes a measurement tool having a size configured to change when the measurement tool is moved between a first configuration and a second configuration. The measurement tool...
US20120130376 SURGICAL INSTRUMENTATION AND METHODS OF USE FOR IMPLANTING A PROSTHESIS  
A tissue resection guide for use with a datum includes a base releasably engagable with the datum. The tissue resection guide has a first frame fixed relative to the base and the first frame has...
US20120116412 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF HIP REPLACEMENT  
A cup for a hip replacement is disposed in a first relationship in an operating room with an object providing a sighting for the cup rotation in a first plane. The cup is thereafter rotated in the...
US20110054486 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...
US20060129163 Systems and methods for producing osteotomies  
Systems and methods for producing minimally invasive osteotomies to correct angular deformities of bones in and about the knee are disclosed. A method includes locating a plane in which the angle...
US20060064109 Computer assisted insertion of an artificial hip joint  
A system and a method for ensuring correct insertion of the components of a femoral prosthesis, i.e. a prosthesis stem with a ball head and a cup with recess for receipt of the ball head, is...
US20160120639 LIGAMENT FIXING AND A METHOD OF ATTACHING A LIGAMENT  
An artificial ligament is provided having an elongate body and two ends, with a loop being provided at least one of the ends and a loop liner being provided within the loop. A kit of artificial...
US20070179626 Functional joint arthroplasty method  
A method for performing arthroplasty on a joint using a surgical navigation system, the method includes the steps of locating articular anatomical structures using the surgical navigation system;...
US20090125117 LEG ALIGNMENT AND LENGTH MEASUREMENT IN HIP REPLACEMENT SURGERY  
A CAS system for measuring surgical parameters during hip replacement surgery comprises a first tracking reference in fixed relation with the pelvis to form a frame of reference. A registration...
US20080147125 Active Settling Plate and Method of Use  
Disclosed are certain embodiments of a bone plate system which use a first plate member with a plurality of bone screw holes and a receiving segment with a longitudinal portal. A second plate...
US20060224161 DEPTH GAUGE APPARATUS AND METHODS  
Various methods and devices for measuring the dimensions of a bone hole or cavity are provided. In one exemplary embodiment, a device for measuring the depth of a bone hole includes a depth...
US20060149289 Inter-cervical facet implant and method  
Systems and method in accordance with the embodiments of the present invention can include an implant for positioning within a cervical facet joint for distracting the cervical spine, thereby...
US20050187560 Apparatus and method for sizing a distal femur  
An apparatus for sizing a distal femur includes a base configured to concurrently abut a distal surface and a posterior surface of the distal femur, and further includes an axial distance scale....
US20050065617 System and method of performing ball and socket joint arthroscopy  
A method of performing a total replacement surgery of a ball and socket joint of a patient using a surgical navigation system is performed by constructing intra-operatively a three dimensional...
US20050021043 Apparatus for digitizing intramedullary canal and method  
An apparatus for obtaining an axis of an intramedullary canal of an exposed bone with a position tracking system in computer-assisted surgery, comprising a detectable device trackable in space for...
US20060069436 Trial disk implant  
A trial intervertebral disk implant includes a first plate, a second plate, adjacent to the first plate, a conformable layer between the first and the second plates, and a pressure sensor within...
US20170065432 PROSTHETIC PLACEMENT TOOL AND ASSOCIATED METHODS  
A method for estimating an orientation for placement of a prosthetic implant comprises receiving information indicative of a first virtual axis established between estimated positions of two...
US20170065431 PROSTHETIC PLACEMENT TOOL AND ASSOCIATED METHODS  
A method for estimating an orientation for placement of a prosthetic implant comprises receiving information indicative of a first virtual axis established between estimated positions of two...
US20150105696 Instruments, Methods and Systems for Harvesting and Implanting Graft Materials  
Exemplary embodiments are directed to instruments, methods and systems for harvesting and implanting graft materials, including instruments for capturing a surface topography of an anatomical...
US20080249394 METHOD FOR IMPROVED ROTATIONAL ALIGNMENT IN JOINT ARTHROPLASTY  
A method for improved rotational alignment of the bones in joint surgery is described. The method involves the tracking of the relative motion of a third bone in with respect to the movement of...
US20160354161 METHODS FOR DATA PROCESSING FOR INTRA-OPERATIVE NAVIGATION SYSTEMS  
Disclosed are methods and systems used with surgical navigation systems that enable a user to generate an optimized anatomical dataset for a spine level of interest. The systems and methods allow...
US20130304076 SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH HIGH CONTRAST MARKING AND METHOD OF MARKING A SURGICAL INSTRUMENT  
A surgical instrument comprising a symbol formed in or on a smooth surface surrounding the symbol, wherein the symbol comprises a plurality of angled surfaces over at least part of the area of the...
US20060058810 Tool  
A checking jig comprising: a body having an aperture therethrough which in use can be placed over a guide wire located in a well in the head of the femur; an arm extending from the body and shaped...
US20050149050 Arrangement and method for the intra-operative determination of the position of a joint replacement implant  
Arrangement for the intra-operative determination of the spatial position and angular position of a joint replacement implant, especially a hip socket or shoulder socket or an associated stem...
US20050027303 Pelvic waypoint clamp assembly and method  
A pelvic waypoint clamp assembly designed for external attachment to a patient's hips. The clamp assembly serves as a foundation for a fixation mount (i.e. a passive or active tracker) that, when...
US20170065430 PROSTHETIC PLACEMENT TOOL AND ASSOCIATED METHODS  
A method for estimating an orientation for placement of a prosthetic implant comprises receiving information indicative of a first virtual axis established between estimated positions of two...
US20140107659 IN SITU ROD MEASURING INSTRUMENT AND METHOD OF USE  
An instrument for obtaining spinal rod measurements in situ includes a measurement member, a first indicating member, and a second indicating member. The measurement member measures a length...
US20080161825 Anatomical measurement tool  
A measuring device for measuring tunnel defects in tissue is disclosed. The measuring device can size the defect to aid future deployment of a tissue distension device. Exemplary tunnel defects...
US20080027451 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PREPARING A GLENOID SURFACE  
A method and apparatus for facilitating shoulder arthroplasty by providing a reference to establish version of the glenoid. In one form of the invention, a guide for positioning a guide pin to...
US20150351858 SURGICAL ALIGNMENT SYSTEM, APPARATUS AND METHOD OF USE  
A surgical positioning system is provided that includes a radiolucent grid having a plurality of dimensioned radio-opaque lines corresponding to surgical variables and a substrate connect to or...

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