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US20130331893 POROUS STRUCTURE AND A POROUS ASSEMBLY RESULTED THEREFROM FOR IMPLANTS  
A porous structure and a porous assembly resulted therefrom for implants allow a tissue to go through and attach for ingrowth, thereby achieving an ideal fixing effect. At least one porous...
US20120232407 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...
US20110190829 Joint Arthrodesis and Arthroplasty  
An implantable fixation system for fusing a joint between a first bone and a second bone. The system may include an anchor, standoff, bolt, and cortical washer. The system may be implanted across...
US20110206754 IMPLANT DEVICE  
The present description relates to an implant device, having an improved integration in the tissue of the animal or human body into which it is inserted, when compared to the prior art devices....
US20120197310 FIXED ANGLE DUAL PRONG PIN FIXATION SYSTEM  
A bone fixation system and method are provided. The system includes a dual prong pin and a bone screw. The pin is especially configured and contoured to fixate fractures of the proximal phalanx,...
US20100331885 PERCUTANEOUS SYSTEM FOR DYNAMIC SPINAL STABILIZATION  
Bone anchoring assemblies for use with minimally invasive surgery (MIS) techniques for dynamic stabilization of the spine, together with placement systems for use in such techniques are provided.
US20110207079 COATED SURGICAL AND DENTAL IMPLEMENTS AND IMPLANTS WITH SUPERIOR HEAT DISSIPATION AND TOUGHNESS  
The present application describes apparatus and methods for coating a base surgical or dental implement with a nickel boron or nickel phosphorous coating.
US20110054545 DISTAL INTERPHALANGEAL FUSION DEVICE AND METHOD OF USE  
Embodiments of the invention are directed to a distal interphalangeal (“DIP”) fusion device for connecting a first bone of a patient to a second, adjacent bone of the patient. The device may...
US20110160777 SYSTEM AND METHODS OF MAINTAINING SPACE FOR AUGMENTATION OF THE ALVEOLAR RIDGE  
An implantable screw for maintaining space during bone grafting procedures is provided, where the screw has a highly-polished contoured head having a region adapted to support soft tissue, a...
US20110054613 SPINAL IMPLANT AND METHOD  
A spinal implant includes a tapering box-shaped block made of a bone material; and at least one buttress ridge disposed on at least one surface of the tapering box-shaped block. A spinal implant...
US20130103095 Facet Screw System and Method  
A facet screw system and method includes an implant assembly having a screw with a removable head, a locking nut, and a collet. An insertion instrument is used to insert the screw, compress the...
US20110022173 IMPLANT WITH AN INTERFERENCE FIT FASTENER  
An implant with an interference fit fastener for attaching the implant to a bone. The interference fit prevents backout of the fastener after the attachment. The implant may include a passage with...
US20120283785 HEADLESS COMPRESSION SCREW WITH INTEGRATED REDUCTION-COMPRESSION INSTRUMENT  
A bone screw is provided having first and second threaded portions of different diameter separated by a middle portion that is unthreaded so that the bone screw may be inserted into a pair of...
US20150045838 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PREPARING A RECESS IN A BONE  
A punching device for preparing a recess in a bone has a punching tool usable for such a punching device. An implant usable with the punching tool is provided and a method for preparing a recess...
US20140277183 FIXATION OF ORTHOPAEDIC DEVICES  
The present invention provides an orthopaedic implant including a base device having a device surface and a fixation material attached to at least one portion of the device surface. The fixation...
US20150142066 TWO-WIRE TECHNIQUE FOR INSTALLING HAMMERTOE IMPLANT  
A method includes inserting a first surgical device into an exposed first end of a first bone until a trailing end of the first surgical device is disposed adjacent to the first end of the first...
US20120259372 ORTHOPEDIC SCREW INSERT  
An insert for receiving a bone screw includes an elongate sleeve having opposed proximal and distal ends and a wall defined by an outer peripheral surface configured for engaging bone and an inner...
US20080228225 Interlaminar-Interspinous Vertebral Stabilization System  
An implantable interlaminar-interspinous stabilization system is provided. The system may comprise a U-shaped implantable device having an inferior section, a superior section, a midsection...
US20120083849 TOOL SYSTEM FOR PLACING VERTEBRAL FACET SCREWS AND OTHER SPINAL IMPLANTS  
A surgical tool system for placing facet joint screws includes an elongated probe, and an inclinometer configured to mount on the probe for sensing an angular deviation of the probe from a...
US20110319944 Submuscular Facial Fixation (Myo-Osseous Fixation) Using Microincision Microscrew Device, Injectable Glues and Adhesives, and Method and Device for Therapy of Migraine and Related Headaches  
Procedures for altering the surface of the human face or other body parts by tethering muscle origins, extending muscular attachments and origins, and tethering muscles by causing adhesions of...
US20090138092 Therapeutic Structures for Utilization in Temporomandibular Joint Replacement Systems  
The invention includes constructions suitable for utilization in temporomandibular joint replacement systems, with the constructions being formed of pyrocarbon-coated material. The...
US20110224671 VARIABLE ANGLE COMPRESSION PLATE  
A bone plate comprises a first surface and a second surface in combination with a first hole extending through the bone plate from the first surface to the second surface, the hole including a...
US20110054544 SYSTEM WITH INTEGRAL LOCKING MECHANISM  
A stratum to be affixed to bone is disclosed. The stratum has a first surface, a second surface, and at least one hole extending between the first surface and the second surface, wherein the...
US20130053898 Implant  
An implant includes a section made of polymer, wherein at least a portion of the section has a layer of a polymerizable and/or cross-linkable material. A method for fixation of a bone plate having...
US20140222088 Implant and Fastener Fixation Devices and Delivery Instrumentation  
Described here are delivery or fastener device fixation implant devices, delivery instrumentation, and methods for using them. In particular, the description relates to implants having a having a...
US20120277874 BONE IMPLANTS, SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
An implantable elastic material configured for use with bone implants is provided with a wire wound in an axially expanded coil form, with the expanded coil formed into a tight mesh. In some...
US20100104999 Apparatus, System, and Method for Intra-Oral Distraction  
Described herein are various embodiments of a bone distraction osteogenesis system and associated apparatus and methods that overcome at least some shortcomings of the prior art. According to one...
US20060084980 Spinal implants and methods with extended multi-axial anchor assemblies  
Systems and methods are provided that include a plate member engageable to the spinal column with an anchor assembly. The anchor assembly includes a coupling member having a post extending through...
US20110172667 BONE FIXATION DEVICE WITH COVER  
A bone fixation device (1) comprising: A) a first bone implant (2) with at least one through hole (11) having an upper opening (3) with the area A and a lower opening (4) in the case of a bone...
US20120239052 SURGICAL K-WIRE AND SURGICAL SCREW SYSTEM  
The present invention relates to a surgical K-wire for guiding a bone screw comprising a longitudinal channel, which said K-wire comprises a proximal and a distal end, wherein a closure element...
US20120239095 DRIVER DEVICE WITH ANTI-ROTATION FEATURE  
Disclosed is an axial and rotational stopping device for use when creating threads in a predrilled pilot hole or inserting an allograft bony void filler or synthetic implant into a threaded hole....
US20060074419 Spinal implants with multi-axial anchor assembly and methods  
System and methods are provided that include a plate member engageable to the spinal column with an anchor assembly. The anchor assembly includes a coupling member having a post extending through...
US20140214098 MODULAR LAG SCREW  
An elongated modular implant is provided which has a distal part and a proximal part both having a leading end and a trailing end, respectively. The trailing end of the distal part includes a tool...
US20090157124 Anchoring System  
The present disclosure relates to an anchor assembly. The anchor assembly includes an anchor defining a cavity and an opening to the cavity and an insertion member including a body having a...
US20130172939 PLATE/SCREW LOCKING MECHANISM DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
The present disclosure relates, in some embodiments, to locking mechanisms for a fastener (e.g., a bone screw) and associated devices, systems, and methods. According to some embodiments, a...
US20100331891 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SPINAL FIXATION  
A system and method of bone fixation are provided for improving the bone growth and stability of the fixated bones. For example, a target site for a bone fixation procedure can be accessed at a...
US20140050942 BIODEGRADABLE MEDICAL DEVICE HAVING AN ADJUSTABLE DEGRADATION RATE AND METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME  
Disclosed herein are biodegradable medical devices comprising biodegradable materials (e.g., magnesium-calcium alloys) having an adjustable rate of degradation that can be used in various...
US20120226324 Method for Minimally Invasive Treatment of Unstable Pelvic Ring Injuries with an Internal Anterior Fixator and Posterior Iliosacral Screws  
The instant invention is a novel method for definitive pelvic stabilization. The method uses the already established principles of anterior external fixation combined with internal hardware placed...
US20100152576 AUXILIARY DEVICE FOR ESTABLISHING A MECHANICAL CONNECTION BETWEEN A MEDICAL IMPLANT AND A TISSUE PART OF A PATIENT  
An auxiliary device for establishing a mechanical connection between a medical implant and a tissue part of a patient, a medical implant for use with such an auxiliary device, and a method for...
US20080183220 Orthopedic screw insert  
An insert for receiving a bone screw includes an elongate sleeve having opposed proximal and distal ends and a wall defined by an outer peripheral surface configured for engaging bone and an inner...
US20060276787 Pedicle screw, cervical screw and rod  
A rod for interconnecting at least two pedicle screws implanted in adjacent vertebrae of a spine and/or the rod itself includes a metal or metal alloy of substantial nickel content; and an outer...
US20120046695 IMPLANT AND METHOD FOR FACET IMMOBILIZATION  
Devices and methods are provided for immobilizing facet joints of the vertebral column. Embodiments of the invention provide an implant that is inserted in a facet joint from which cartilage has...
US20130150903 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR BONE FIXATION USING AXIAL IMPLANTS  
The invention comprises a method for fixating bones in the foot by aligning the bones in their desired position, inserting a screw in the aligned bones, inserting at least one transverse element...
US20100160971 Variable Angle Connection Assembly  
In a preferred embodiment, the present invention provides a connection assembly that can be used to securely connect a spinal implant to a bone anchor. In particular, the present invention...
US20110178557 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR TREATING HALLUX VALGUS  
The various embodiments disclosed herein relate to implantable devices for the treatment of structural bone and joint deformity, including hallux valgus. More specifically, the various embodiments...
US20110282418 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR COOLING SPINAL TISSUE  
Methods, systems, and devices are disclosed for cooling tissue, and in particular for applying therapeutic hypothermia to the spinal canal, tissue disposed within the spinal canal, and nerve roots...
US20100057125 VERTEBRAL FIXATION SYSTEM  
A vertebral stabilization assembly for stabilizing a vertebral segment. The assembly includes a vertebral anchor, a first stabilization member, a second stabilization member, and a threaded...
US20130110173 ATTACHMENT MECHANISM FOR MATERIAL AND BONE  
A method for anchoring a portion of material to bone is disclosed. One such method comprises inserting the portion of material through a hole in a fastener, and driving the fastener into the bone...
US20130304134 BIODEGRADABLE IMPLANT AND FABRICATION METHOD THEREOF  
The present invention can suitably be used even in a site where hydrogen gas is metabolized slowly, such as the osseous tissue. Provided is a biodegradable implant including a biodegradable...
US20080183216 Dynamic stabilization member with molded connection  
A dynamic fixation medical implant having at least two bone anchors includes a longitudinal connecting member assembly having at least one transition portion and cooperating outer sleeve, both the...