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US20060129153 Device for temporarily splinting toes  
A device for temporarily splinting toes, especially for the treatment of hammertoes and other defective positions of toes, consisting of a tube composed of a bio-absorbable material and a guide...
US20070173844 Craniotomy closures and plugs  
Strip fasteners and cranial plugs for use in reattaching a skull flap removed during brain surgery and methods of using the same. The strip fasteners are flexible and can be shaped to follow the...
US20050149031 Cannulated fastener system  
A cannulated fastener system is provided for orthopedic applications that include attaching bone plates to bone. The bone fastener has a cannulation with an inner shape. One or more screwdrivers...
US20070288021 Flexible joint implant  
A trochlear groove implant includes a body having an articulate-bearing surface, a bone-facing surface and an edge extending therebetween for repairing a trochlear groove. The articulate-bearing...
US20050159749 Bone fracture treatment devices and methods of their use  
A bone treatment device comprises a shaft having a tubular wall, a lumen extending within the tubular wall, openings through the tubular wall, and anchoring elements adjacent the openings that can...
US20050065525 Implant, and tightening member and spacer member for such an implant  
An implant (1) which can be cooperate with an installation tool (24) and a spacer member (25, 26) and which is arranged with an internal recess which extends from the upper parts of the implant...
US20050245933 Multi coaxial screw system  
An anchoring system for bones comprises male and female anchoring members each having proximal and distal ends, the proximal ends being adapted, when the anchoring members are installed in the...
US20060106388 Bone implant and device for forming a socket for same  
A bone implant having a core section to which a prosthesis is eventually secured, and rib-like projections or anchoring prongs enhancing the hold of the implant in the bone. The invention is...
US20050273107 Cannulated drill-pin implant with related systems and methods  
A drill-pin implant includes a cannulated body having an interior surface and an exterior surface each extend between a first end and an opposing second end. The interior surface bounds a guide...
US20060149245 Bone fixation system  
A bone fixation system includes a bone screw having a longitudinal axis. A passage in the bone screw extends along the longitudinal axis and has a proximal opening at the proximal end of the bone...
US20060217719 Method and apparatus for bone stabilization  
A stabilization system for implantation in a patient includes: at least first and second bone anchors, each bone anchor including a shaft extending in a respective bone insertion direction for...
US20060079903 Minimally invasive pedicle screw and guide support  
A minimally invasive orthopedic bone attachment system comprising a pedicle screw and guide support sleeve for insertion of the screw. The pedicle screw is a self-boring, self-tapping integral...
US20060149264 Screw locking systems for bone plates  
Bone screws have heads which are provided with a hex socket as well as a threaded portion. A screw driver system includes a hex driver and a threaded driver. The screw driver system permits...
US20050267478 Surgical fastener with predetermined resorption rate  
A resorbable screw fastener and a method of firing with an applicator capable of applying a surgical fastener to tissue in order to form tissue connection to secure objects to tissue, the fastener...
US20060200150 Bone screw and driver system  
A low profile bioabsorbable bone screw and driver system. The driver has a distal end that partially encases the periphery of the screw head of the bone screw and has a metal stabilizing...
US20070260248 CANNULATED BONE SCREW SYSTEM AND METHOD  
An improved bone screw is disclosed which includes a shaft with distal portion having a threaded surface thereon, a sleeve having an opening which receives the shaft such that the shaft is able to...
US20060173454 Internal structure stabilization system for spanning three or more structures  
A method and system are described for immobilizing three or more vertebrae. The system includes a first bone anchor assembly, a second bone anchor assembly including a connector having a...
US20060025773 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...
US20070287129 Screw implant apparatus and method  
An enossal screw implant is inserted cortically into the jawbone as an implant base and a mount for the superstructure of a tooth replacement or a substructure. A break point is provided in the...
US20060276789 Polyaxial bone screw with shank articulation pressure insert and method  
A polyaxial bone screw assembly includes a threaded shank body having an upper portion, a receiver member or head, a retaining and articulating structure, and a pressure insert disposed between...
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...
US20070173843 Drug delivering bone plate and method and targeting device for use therewith  
An implantable bone plate for use with a plurality of attachment screws for treating a fracture of a bone in a mammalian body is provided. The implantable bone plate includes an elongate body...
US20050240188 Bone fasteners and method for stabilizing vertebral bone facets using the bone fasteners  
A bone fastener for stabilizing bone fragments includes a single or multiple components coupleable with one another and displaceable to a locked position of the bone fastener.
US20060264952 Methods of Using Minimally Invasive Actuable Bone Fixation Devices  
Method for bone reinforcement, fixation and treatment of diseased or fractured bones including a supporting structure optionally coated with therapeutic agent is provided. The supporting structure...
US20070293865 METHOD OF PERFORMING A DECOMPRESSIVE CRANIECTOMY  
A method of performing a decompressive craniectomy includes removing a bone flap from a cranium, attaching one end of a movable plate to one end of the bone flap, and attaching another end of the...
US20080027442 Cranial fixation device and method for fixing same  
Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to a cranial fixation device for fixing a skull flap to a skull. The cranial fixation device may be securely fastened inside a...
US20060122604 LOCKING BONE SCREW AND SPINAL PLATE SYSTEM  
A bone plate system including a bone plate and a bone screw with an integrated locking mechanism is disclosed. The bone screw includes an elongate member having a threaded shank and a bone screw...
US20050216014 Implantable cross-pin for anterior cruciate ligament repair  
A novel cross-pin for use in ACL reconstructive surgical procedures. The cross-pin has an elongated body having a distal tapered end. A guide wire opening in the distal end is in communication...
US20050070918 Spring loaded fixation element insertion device  
The invention relates to a device for attaching fixation elements to bone, having a longitudinal member with a channel extending therein adapted for receiving at least one fixation element. A...
US20080027441 A SOFT TISSUE FIXATION DEVICE  
A soft tissue fixation device for use in ACL or CrCL, reconstruction has a base member provided with a passageway extending perpendicularly from its top surface through its bottom surface. The...
US20060052789 Device for securing an implant  
The invention relates to a self-retaining implant for fixing a bone cover or a bone fragment in an opening in a skull bone. The implant comprises a support element with an upper side and an lower...
US20050043734 Method and device for bone stabilization using a threaded compression wire  
A compression wire is partially threaded and has a trocar insertion point for insertion into a bone segment to be stabilized with respect to a second bone segment. A button mates with the wire and...
US20070149973 Vertebral osteosynthesis equipment  
This equipment includes: bony anchoring members whereof at least one includes a proximal threaded stud for receiving a nut and a base portion for anchoring to a vertebra; one or two linking rods...
US20060235389 Spinal stabilization using bone anchor and anchor seat with tangential locking feature  
A stabilization system for implantation in a patient includes: a bone anchor including a head and a shaft, the shaft extending away from the head in a bone insertion direction and being operable...
US20050251143 Surgical system and method of use for soft tissue fixation to bone  
A soft tissue fixation kit comprises a flexible implant and an insertion tool for the implant. The implant is formed of a flexible biocompatible material and a rigid bone biocompatible fixation...
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...
US20060282084 System and method for sealing tissue  
A medical fastener for securing tissue and creating hemostatis thereon is disclosed. The fastener includes a shaft having a proximal and distal ends and a head disposed at a proximal end and a tip...
US20060079894 Connector transfer tool for internal structure stabilization systems  
A tool is described for use in a stabilization system for bony structures such as vertebrae, where the system involves connected a connector from one bone anchor in a vertebra to a second bone...
US20050149028 Bone clamp  
A bone clamp for securing a surgical instrument to a bone including a body on which the instrument can be mounted, a first and second contacting arms, each of which has a first end that is...
US20060253119 Device for inserting an anchoring element and a suture thread into a bone  
A device serves to insert an anchoring element and a suture thread into a bone to attach a tendon or a ligament without drilling a hole into the bone. The device comprises an anchoring element,...
US20060161159 PEEK ribbed suture anchor  
A ribbed suture anchor formed of poly-ether ether ketone (PEEK). The suture anchor is radiolucent and revisable. A tapered end disposed on the proximal end of the body can be received into a...
US20060111715 Dynamic stabilization assemblies, tool set and method  
A hinged bone screw and tool set is used for implanting such bone screws in a human spine, followed by the implantation of a longitudinal connecting member into the bone screws. The hinged bone...
US20050283156 Knotless anchor for surgical repair  
Knotless fixation of soft tissue to bone is accomplished using a bone anchor configured to provide interference fixation of a soft-tissue connector. The soft-tissue connector is provided in the...
US20060058799 Ligament repair apparatus and method  
Method and apparatus for securing first and second bones together by forming a cavity in the first and second bones, with the cavity including a shaped first anchor portion in the first bone and a...
US20060247641 Method and apparatus for the repair of a rotator cuff (RTC) tendon or ligament  
Apparatus for securing soft tissue to bone, comprising: a suture anchor comprising: a body; an elongated tip section connected to the body and extending distally of the body, the elongated tip...
US20050288682 Suture anchor inserter  
An inserter for inserting a suture anchor into bone. The inserter has external markings that uniquely identify the orientations and the relative longitudinal positions of at least two suture...
US20060052787 Method and apparatus for reconstructing a ligament  
The present invention comprises the provision and use of a novel retainer which is slidably advanced to a desired fixation position within a bone tunnel, fixed in position within the bone tunnel...
US20050075562 Magnetic targeting device  
A device and method for targeting objects and specifically for locating intramedullary screw openings is described. The device and method include a target magnet and a sensor comprising an...
US20070270857 Graft fixation implant  
The subject invention is a fixation device or anchor intended to secure a graft ligament or other soft tissue repair. The device is designed to be attached to a graft ligament and to secure the...
US20050065526 Fixing device and applicator therefor  
A fixing device is disclosed which is primarily for use in orthopaedics. In one disclosed embodiment the fixing device includes an elongate body having a throughbore, wherein the elongate body has...

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