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US20080262494 SPINAL TOOL  
A spinal tool is disclosed and can include a first arm and a second arm. A rack can extend from the first arm. Further, a pinion gear can be coupled to the second arm. The pinion gear can engage...
US20050075632 Surgical positioners  
Surgical positioners may include platforms, surgical item positioners and/or surgical references as well as methods for using stabilizer platforms, surgical item positioners and/or surgical...
US20110112532 WINDOWED FLEXOR TENDON SHEATH RETRACTOR & DILATOR  
A surgical device and method used to assist in the surgical repair of damaged and/or severed tendons. In the present invention, the device is comprised of a distal conical member, having an inner...
US20100249658 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...
US20110087225 ONE-WAY BEARING CABLE TENSIONING TOOL  
An orthopedic tool having a one-way lock bearing and a one-way actuator bearing for tensioning surgical cables around a bone and a method for using the same.
US20100249657 Method and Apparatus for Aligning and Securing an Implant Relative to a Patient  
A surgical apparatus includes an orientation sensor that detects an actual orientation of a surgical tool. The apparatus also includes an orientation feedback device that selectively provides an...
US20090048597 METHOD OF DETERMINING A CONTOUR OF AN ANATOMICAL STRUCTURE AND SELECTING AN ORTHOPAEDIC IMPLANT TO REPLICATE THE ANATOMICAL STRUCTURE  
A computer assisted surgery (CAS) system and method for preparing an anatomical structure to receive an orthopaedic implant. The method generally involves the steps of determining a contour of the...
US20050124988 Modular navigated portal  
A modular portal for use with a computer-aided surgical navigation system. The modular portal is configured to receive a wide number of surgical items in either rotating or non-rotating fashions....
US20100249777 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING FORCES OF A PATIENT'S JOINT  
An orthopaedic surgical device for determining the joint force of a patient's joint includes a sensor housing and a handle. The sensor housing is shaped to be positioned in a patient's joint and...
US20090292284 FLEXIBLE SHAFT DRIVING ATTACHMENT FOR TOOLS  
A flexible extension shaft comprises a flexible extension member having a length, and one end and an opposite end. A tool base connection member is secured to one end of the flexible extension...
US20100292693 Spinal Marker System and Methods of Use  
Temporary, radiographically opaque, bone markers having first and second penetration members that are concentric with one another and are configured to pierce bone are provided herein. Bone...
US20100030184 SPINAL PLATFORM AND METHOD FOR DELIVERING A THERAPEUTIC AGENT TO A SPINAL CORD TARGET  
A spinal platform for delivering a therapeutic agent to a spinal cord target includes a brace member for attachment to a plurality of bony structures surrounding at least a portion of the spinal...
US20090024127 RADIOLUCENT REFERENCE FOR COMPUTER-ASSISTED SURGERY  
A radiolucent fastening device for fastening a reference device to a body for computer-assisted surgery, wherein a part of the fastening device is made from an unsubstituted carbon fiber...
US20080300595 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...
US20060015120 Determining femoral cuts in knee surgery  
There is provided a method and system for determining a distal cut thickness and posterior cut thickness for a femur in a knee replacement operation, the method comprising: performing a tibial cut...
US20050070897 Laser triangulation of the femoral head for total knee arthroplasty alignment instruments and surgical method  
An Extramedullary system of alignment for total knee arthroplasties uses a small diode laser at the center of the knee adjustable to the longitudinal axis of the femur to triangulate the center of...
US20050033291 Surgical device for correction of spinal deformity and method for using same  
The present invention adopts a surgical device for correction of spinal deformity, comprising twisting means which twists the vertebra around the axis of the spine and compressing means which...
US20090082789 Insertion Shroud for Surgical Instrument  
A shroud is provided which includes a rounded atraumatic distal configuration. The shroud is configured and dimensioned to be positioned on the distal end portion of a surgical instrument. The...
US20090099592 Detachable Interlock Systems and Methods of Use  
Described herein are various implant delivery systems and methods of use. The systems can include an implantable medical device mated to a pusher wire via a detachable link. The user can detach...
US20090012521 Augmentation delivery device  
The tissue augment sheet delivery system includes a tube funnel adapter and a tissue augment sheet delivery instrument. The tube funnel adapter includes a oval/conical shaped funnel. The tissue...
US20090222005 BONE CREST EXPANDER-COMPACTER AND ASSOCIATED TOOLS  
Motor-driven hone crest expander-compacter (1) whose geometry and dimensions have been redesigned to optimal values that allow the expander-compacter (1) to bc used for bone expansion or...
US20090048598 ASSEMBLIES FOR THE REDUCTION OF A FRACTURE  
A controlled removable fracture-reducing assembly (10) for reducing a bone fracture. According to one embodiment of the present invention, a controlled removable fracture reducing assembly (10)...
US20090082777 Insertion Aid with Interference Fit  
The present disclosure relates to an insertion device including a shaft with a head supported on a distal end thereof. The shaft includes a proximal end with an engagement member that is...
US20080269740 CANNULA CONFIGURED TO DELIVER TEST STIMULATION  
The disclosure is directed to an implant tool and cannula used to facilitate the implantation of a medical device into a patient. The implant tool includes a housing that is held by a user and a...
US20080058804 Precision Assembleable Surgical Tool Handle with Limited-Play Interconnect Mechanism  
A precision adjustable surgical tool holder/driver is provided which is easily disassembled for cleaning and precisely reassembled. The holder/driver has a positionable handle allowing adjustment...
US20090275943 ENDPLATE PREPARATION INSTRUMENT  
An instrument for preparation of vertebral endplates and a method of preparing a surface of a vertebral endplate are described. The instrument includes a body having a frame, an endplate...
US20090171355 Reconstruction of Anterior Cruciate Ligaments  
Apparatus for locating an attachment position for a reconstructed anterior cruciate ligament on an attachment surface of a bone comprises locating means (51, 61) arranged to locate at least one...
US20050049596 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...
US20050159755 Bone growth via periosteal distraction  
A periosteal distraction osteogenesis method and apparatus uses a sheet member for covering a surface of living bone that is, in turn, covered by soft periosteal tissue. The sheet member is under...
US20080255563 INSTRUMENTATION AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING SURGICAL ACCESS TO A SPINE  
A system for accessing a spine from a curved postero-lateral approach may include a curved cannula positioned along a curved path from an opening in the skin to a location proximate the spine. A...
US20070275348 Sonic and Ultrasonic Surgical Tips  
Surgical instruments that enhance the overall performance of medical, endodontic, and dental surgical procedures have been discovered. In one embodiment, the surgical instruments are tool tips...
US20080312654 Method for Marking Orthopedic Implant  
A novel process for marking implants and instruments is provided by masking a portion of the implant or instrument and then applying a treatment to alter the appearance of the unmasked area. The...
US20050159754 Periosteal distraction bone growth  
A periosteal distraction osteogenesis method and apparatus uses a sheet member for covering a surface of living bone that is, in turn, covered by soft tissue. The sheet member is under the soft...
US20080125776 TRANSFEMORAL PELVIC IMPRESSION SYSTEM  
A system for modeling the pelvic anatomy of a person comprises an apparatus and method for using the apparatus. The apparatus includes a support and a sizing assembly. The support comprises a base...
US20090192511 Surgical instruments and instrument handle having support brace  
Orthopedic procedures, such as total hip replacement and/or other surgical procedures, involve the retraction and distraction of bone and tissue in order to reduce prosthesis components, such as a...
US20070282337 Rod reducer  
A rod reducer is adapted for inserting a rod into position within an orthopedic device. The rod reducer is configured for use with one hand and does not obstruct the surgeon's view of the surgical...
US20100152733 UNIVERSAL COUPLER  
A universal coupler for coupling multiple orthopedic instruments is disclosed. The universal coupler includes a body having a boss and an internal bore, a locking shaft having a first portion and...
US20080195101 HOLDER FOR A SURGICAL REAMER AND SINGLE USE, FLAT REAMER  
Disclosed is a surgical tool holder 11 adapted to connect to a disposable cutting tool 12, and the surgical instrument 10 combination. The tool holder 11 has a shank 14 with a quick tool coupling...
US20050070898 Radial impaction bone tamp and associated method  
An instrument for compacting bone material is provided. The instrument includes a first component defining a longitudinal axis of the first component and a second component. The second component...
US20100030216 DISCECTOMY TOOL HAVING COUNTER-ROTATING NUCLEUS DISRUPTORS  
Spinal tools and methods are described herein. In some embodiments, an apparatus includes an elongate member and a tissue disrupter. The elongate member has a distal end portion and defines a...
US20050143732 Bone treatment instrument and method  
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is used in the case of bone. A photosensitizing drug is administered to a mammal. A bone insertion member is secured into bone. A fiber optic cable sheath extends from...
US20120277743 IMPLANT SYSTEM  
The present invention relates to an implant system comprising implantable material in at least partially uncured form, contained in a closed casing, under vacuum and sterilised, and a closed bag...
US20100087818 Method of Transferring Rotational Motion in an Articulating Surgical Instrument  
An endoscopic surgical instrument includes an elongated shaft, which may be articulated to facilitate positioning of an end effector. The instrument accommodates reactionary forces associated with...
US20070299535 COATED ENOSSAL IMPLANT  
The invention is an enossal implant with a coating that accelerates the healing-in process and counteracts demineralization of the bone when the cavities that are necessary for insertion of the...
US20050124989 Mechanical bone tamping device for repair of osteoporotic bone fractures  
A mechanical bone tamping device for osteoporotic repair include a pair of arms mounted on a spreading mechanism such as a screw jack. The mechanism is introduced into a small hole in a vertebra...
US20060200125 Equipment for repairing biological tissue, such as a tendon or a ligament and, in particular, the calcanean tendon  
The invention relates to equipment for repairing biological tissue, such as a tendon or a ligament and, in particular, the calcanean tendon. The inventive equipment comprises a link (3) and...
US20080214960 Method and Apparatus for Computer-Assisted Femoral Head Resurfacing  
A method for locating a guide wire axis on a femoral neck comprises the steps of tracking a position and orientation of a femur; registering a frame of reference with respect to the position and...
US20080215052 Allograft implant workstation  
The invention is directed toward a portable surgical workstation for implant formation comprising a base with a central planar section with integral handles extending from the central planar...
US20050143731 Tibial condylar hemiplasty tissue preparation instruments and methods  
A method for resecting at least a portion of a lateral or medial facet at the proximal end of a tibia includes forming a tunnel having a proximal end on a lateral, medial, or anterior side of a...
US20090198184 Percutaneous biomedical devices with regenerative materials interface  
A percutaneous biomedical device comprising a body having a lumen extending longitudinally at least partially through the body, an implantable interface region disposed on the body, the...

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