Matches 1 - 50 out of 99 1 2 >


Match Document Document Title
US20120265247 FLEXIBLE STABILIZATION DEVICE FOR DYNAMIC STABILIZATION OF BONES OR VERTEBRAE  
A flexible stabilization device for dynamic stabilization of bones or vertebrae is provided comprising a rod construct including a rod made of an elastomeric material the rod having a first...
US20070225705 Methods and devices for treating fractured and/or diseased bone using an expandable bio-absorbable structure that remains within the bone  
A percutaneous path is created into a bone having an interior volume occupied, at least in part, by a cancellous bone, e.g., a vertebral body. An expandable bio-absorbable structure is introduced...
US20080058584 GLOSSOPEXY TENSION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
Methods and devices are disclosed for manipulating the tongue. An implant is positioned within at least a portion of the tongue and may be secured to other surrounding structures such as the...
US20060293657 Damping element  
A damping element for the dynamic stabilization of two bones, particularly of two adjacent bodies of the vertebra, has a central axis, a first end intersecting the central axis, a second end...
US20060247623 Local delivery of an active agent from an orthopedic implant  
A posterior spinal fixation device or dynamic spinal stabilization device or other orthopedic device includes an active agent-delivery component. The active agent-delivery component has an active...
US20050277921 Prosthetic joint and nucleus supplement  
The present disclosure provides improved prosthetic joints and a nucleus supplement device for a spinal disc without violating its annulus fibrosus. In one example, a prosthetic joint includes: a...
US20060217711 Locking plate for bone anchors  
Disclosed is a bone fracture fixation system, such as for reducing and compressing fractures in the proximal femur. The fixation system includes a plurality of elongated bodies with a helical...
US20100268227 Methods and Devices for Bone Attachment  
Methods and devices directed to attaching a bone to an implant are disclosed. Some aspects are directed to a modified substrate, such as a mineralized collagenous scaffold, that can be part of an...
US20090018542 FRACTURE FIXATION DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS INCORPORATING A MEMBRANE  
A bone fixation device having an elongate body, an actuateable gripper disposed on the elongated body, an actuator operably connected to the gripper to deploy the gripper from a retracted...
US20080086133 Expandable porous mesh bag device and methods of use for reduction, filling, fixation and supporting of bone  
A method of treating a compression fracture in a bone comprising the steps of forming a transverse cavity within said bone defined by at least one substantially flat surface lying substantially in...
US20060095036 Method of spinal fixation using adhesive media  
Disclosed are methods of spinal fixation involving application of a liquid medium which cures, hardens, polymerizes or otherwise serves to bind adjacent vertebrae together. The fixation which...
US20050159750 Bone anchor assemblies and methods of manufacturing bone anchor assemblies  
A bone anchor assembly may include a bone anchor having a proximal head and a distal shaft configured to engage bone and a receiving member for receiving a spinal fixation element to be coupled to...
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...
US20050187549 Removable medical implant closure  
A closure for use in conjunction with an open receiver of a medical implant for capturing and locking a rod member in the implant includes a radially outward threaded cylindrical body sized and...
US20050090824 Method and surgical tool for inserting a longitudinal member  
A method for inserting a longitudinal member into a body of a patient includes holding the longitudinal member in a first position with a surgical tool. The longitudinal member is moved through an...
US20050038434 Systems and methods for fixation of adjacent vertebrae  
A method for internal fixation of vertebra of the spine to facilitate graft fusion includes steps for excising the nucleus of an affected disc, preparing a bone graft, instrumenting the vertebrae...
US20090082770 MEDICAL FOOT IMPLANT AND SYSTEM  
A medical foot implant (1) with a fastening section (2) for fixing the foot implant (1) to two adjacent bones or bone segments and with a wedge section (3). The wedge section (3) has an end-side...
US20080140076 Dynamic stabilization connecting member with slitted segment and surrounding external elastomer  
A dynamic fixation medical implant having at least two bone anchors includes a longitudinal connecting member assembly having an elongate core that includes the following integral features: a stop...
US20080033431 Position augmenting mechanism  
One aspect relates to augmenting positioning of an originally unsecured attachment element with respect to an originally unsecured bridging element. Another aspect relates to a surgical theater...
US20050038442 Apparatus, operating means and process  
The invention relates to surgical instruments, a computer program element which provides control or information relating to the surgical instruments, a computer program providing the same, a...
US20080091197 PLATE FOR FIXING THE BONES OF A JOINT, IN PARTICULAR A METATARSO-PHALANGEAL JOINT  
A plate for fixing the bones of a joint, in particular of a metatarso-phalangeal joint, for the purpose of performing arthodesis. The plate comprises two sections, respectively a proximal section...
US20070250179 Anchoring system for prosthetic and orthotic devices  
An anchoring system for cable-activated prosthetic and orthotic devices is provided. Also provided is a prosthetic or orthotic system that includes the anchoring system, as well as methods for...
US20060212033 Vertebral stabilization using flexible rods  
A stabilization rod for implantation in a patient, comprising: an elongate body including first and second ends; a flexible section disposed between the first and second ends, and including a...
US20130053850 ORIENTED POLYMER IMPLANTABLE DEVICE AND PROCESS FOR MAKING SAME  
A device is formed by a discontinuous process into a bone screw, plate, or fastener, wherein the device has a degree of polymer alignment and strength, and upon reheating above glass transition...
US20050070906 Endosteal tibial ligament fixation with adjustable tensioning  
A system for endosteal tibial ligament fixation with adjustable tensioning is disclosed. A grasping hook located on a shaft is used to draw a ligament graft into a contoured drill hole formed in a...
US20070208342 Connector  
A connector comprising at least one pair of apertures for receiving a fixation means, such as a screw, a load bearing filament extending continuously along a predefined circuitous path which...
US20060116682 Surgical implant and methods of making and using the same  
A biocompatible and pliable surgical implant for use in repair and rigid fixation of bone fractures and to compensate for a volume loss is disclosed. The implant includes a biocompatible base...
US20090275945 SHEATHS FOR EXTRA-ARTICULAR IMPLANTABLE SYSTEMS  
Various embodiments are directed to a sheath for covering one or more components of an extra-articular implantable mechanical energy absorbing system. The sheath is generally an elongated...
US20080015576 LARGE DIAMETER BONE ANCHOR ASSEMBLY  
Bone anchor assemblies having a large diameter for fixing a spinal connection element to bone and methods of assembly are described. The assembly includes a receiver member for receiving the...
US20070276392 Soft Tissue to Bone Fixation  
A device for forming expansion regions in a bone, comprising, an elongate body having and axis and adapted to fit through a tunnel in a bone; and a head, provided on said body and having outer...
US20120330361 SPINAL IMPLANTABLE DEVICES MADE OF CARBON COMPOSITE MATERIALS AND USE THEREOF  
A spinal implantable device may include composite material comprising matrix including PEEK. The PEEK matrix may be reinforced with carbon fibers that amount to at least 60% of the composite...
US20080119947 Annular Ring Implant  
The present disclosure relates to an implant having a substitute tissue structure and an annular anchoring element for anchoring the substitute tissue structure into an annular groove formed in an...
US20070282342 Articulated Bone Screw  
The bone screw has a head, a shaft and a longitudinal axis. The shaft comprises a proximal section adjacent to the head and a distal section secured to the proximal section by a cardan or...
US20100137990 Porous Substrates for Implantation  
A porous substrate or implant for implantation into a human or animal body constructed from a structural material and having one or more regions which when implanted are subjected to a relatively...
US20080208205 CABLE SYSTEM AND METHODS  
A system for the percutaneous application of surgical wires or cables around bone includes a first flexible member and a second flexible member, each having an outer wall defining a passageway, an...
US20080119855 Orthopedic fixation system  
In order to simplify the implantation of an orthopedic fixation system for securing a first bone fragment to a second bone fragment with a support screw which can be screwed into the first bone...
US20060271107 Apparatus and methods for magnetic alteration of anatomical features  
Systems and methods for auto-anastomosing a region occupying one or more hollow viscera of the body are disclosed. The system includes a first magnetic member configured to be delivered to a...
US20050143734 Bone fixation system with radially extendable anchor  
Disclosed is a bone fixation device of the type useful for connecting soft tissue or tendon to bone or for connecting two or more bones or bone fragments together. The device comprises an elongate...
US20100215716 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR COATING ORTHOPEDIC IMPLANTS  
An orthopedic implant suitable for insertion into the body of a subject, the implant comprising: a metal substrate having one or more surfaces operable to contact a bone tissue or soft tissue when...
US20100042149 PELVIC OBLIQUITY CORRECTION INSTRUMENT  
A pelvic obliquity correction instrument and methods of use are provided. The pelvic obliquity correction instrument includes a first engagement arm for engaging a portion of a spinal fixation...
US20090274742 MULTIMODAL HIGH STRENGTH DEVICES AND COMPOSITES  
An oriented implantable biodegradable multimodal device is disclosed. The orientated implantable biodegradable multimodal device includes a blend of a first polymer component having a first...
US20090062867 Surgical retaining system  
In order to simplify the producibility of a surgical retaining system comprising a head part and a threaded shaft which is mounted thereon so as to be pivotable, passes through an opening in the...
US20080119856 Intramedullary nail system and method for fixation of a fractured bone  
Apparatus and method for treating a fracture of a bone of a subject includes inserting an intramedullary (IM) elongated member, such as a nail, in a medullary canal of the bone of the subject. The...
US20080045960 LOCKING TPO PLATE AND METHOD OF USE  
A TPO bone plate with an offset longitudinal axis has a bone-contacting bottom side and a top side. Sets of overlapping holes communicate through the plate from the top to the bottom side. The...
US20050143735 Double compression unloadable screw system  
A bone screw assembly for joining bone fragments having a screw shaft, a compression head and a sleeve. The compression head has external threads for providing double compression of the bone...
US20080300636 Fracture reduction instrument for osseous body  
The invention relates to a fracture reduction instrument for an osseous body, extending between a distal end (2) and a proximal end, the distal end comprising at least one deformable element (5)...
US20060122596 Structures, systems and methods for joining articles and materials and uses therefor  
This invention provides novel nanofibers and nanofiber structures which posses adherent properties, as well as the use of such nanofibers and nanofiber comprising structures in the coupling and/or...
US20050159748 Compression bio-compatible fixation for soft tissue bone fixation  
A method of soft tissue graft fixation to bone. A tunnel may be formed in a bone and a bio-compatible material may be placed in the tunnel in a liquid state using an insertion device. The soft...
US20080183223 Hybrid jointed bone screw system  
Assemblies, systems and components for a hybrid jointed bone screw system. A receiver member having an upper opening and a lower opening also includes an internal mating bone anchor interface...
US20140018804 DYNAMIC TISSUE HOLDING DEVICE WITH LOW PROFILE SPRING  
A dynamic tissue holding device is disclosed for dynamically holding two tissue portions in contact with one another. The device comprises a biasing spring having a relatively low profile, and a...

Matches 1 - 50 out of 99 1 2 >