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Method and minimally invasive insertion of intervertebral implants

A dilation introducer for orthopedic surgery is provided for minimally invasive access for insertion of an intervertebral implant. The dilation introducer may be used to provide an access position through Kambin's triangle from a posterolateral approach. A first dilator tube with a first longitudinal axis is provided. An access cannula... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Method and minimally invasive insertion of intervertebral implants

A dilation introducer for orthopedic surgery is provided for minimally invasive access for insertion of an intervertebral implant. The dilation introducer may be used to provide an access position through Kambin's triangle from a posterolateral approach. A first dilator tube with a first longitudinal axis is provided. A second dilator... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Method and minimally invasive insertion of intervertebral implants

A dilation introducer for orthopedic surgery is provided for minimally invasive access for insertion of an intervertebral implant. The dilation introducer may be used to provide an access position through Kambin's triangle from a posterolateral approach. A first dilator tube with a first longitudinal axis is provided. A second dilator... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Method and minimally invasive insertion of intervertebral implants

A dilation introducer for orthopedic surgery is provided for minimally invasive access for insertion of an intervertebral implant. The dilation introducer may be used to provide an access position through Kambin's triangle from a posterolateral approach. A first dilator tube with a first longitudinal axis is provided. A second dilator... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Method and minimally invasive insertion of intervertebral implants

A dilation introducer for orthopedic surgery is provided for minimally invasive access for insertion of an intervertebral implant. The dilation introducer may be used to provide an access position through Kambin's triangle from a posterolateral approach. A first dilator tube with a first longitudinal axis is provided. A second dilator... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Punch, implant and associated method

A method of performing joint arthroplasty includes preparing a flat surface on a long bone, providing an instrument having a body and a punch extending from the body, the punch including a portion thereof having a shape similar to a stem of an implant, positioning a stop on the flat... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Bone fixation assembly

The present invention is directed an anchor assembly for use in spinal fixation to interconnect a longitudinal spinal rod with a patient's vertebra. The anchor assembly preferably includes a bone anchor, a body with a rod-receiving channel, an insert member (preferably a bushing), and a locking cap with a saddle.... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Acetabular shell and liner system

A trial liner system for use in hip arthroplasty. The liner system includes a first trial liner having a generally convex outer surface and a generally concave inner surface, the generally concave inner surface having a first locking mechanism. The liner also includes a second trial liner having a generally... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Expandable intervertebral implant and associated manufacturing the same

An expandable intervertebral implant (10) includes superior (20) and inferior (30) bone contacting members and at least one vertical wire netting (50) interconnecting the superior and inferior bone contacting members. The superior and inferior bone contacting members include at least two bone contacting components interconnected via one or more lateral... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Self-expanding device delivery apparatus with dual function bump

A self-expanding element delivery apparatus includes a catheter having an inner lumen, a self-expanding element, and a delivery wire disposed within and extending through the inner lumen and the self-expanding element. The self-expanding element has a proximal, distal, and an intermediate portion. The element has anchor members, a compressed configuration... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Orthognathic implant and methods of use

An implant for use in orthognathic surgery of a mandible may include a longitudinal plate member and a plurality of pre-configured guides coupled to the plate member. The longitudinal plate member is pre-bent to correspond to the post-operative shape of the mandible; and the guides are pre-configured to align the... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Aspirating implants and bony regeneration

Devices and methods for in situ drawing, filtering and seeding cells from the marrow of surrounding bone into a fusion cage without any of the challenges mentioned above. Various implants and devices with aspiration ports that enable in-situ harvesting and mixing of stem cells. These devices may include spinal fusion... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Method of texturing prosthetic implants

A method of treating an articular surface of a metal orthopaedic implant includes polishing the surface, blasting the surface with a blast media after the first polishing step and polishing the blasted surface of the metal orthopaedic implant after the blasting step. The blasting step roughens the surface to create... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Drug-impregnated encasement

A drug-impregnated sleeve for encasing a medical implant is provided. In one embodiment, the sleeve may include a body made of a biologically-compatible material that defines an internal cavity configured to receive the medical implant. In one embodiment, the biologically-compatible material is bioresorbable. The body may include a plurality of... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Customized patient-specific revision surgical instruments and method

A surgical instrument including a customized patient-specific guide block is disclosed. The customized patient-specific guide block includes a first surface, a bone-facing surface, a second surface positioned opposite the first surface and the bone-facing surface, and a guide pin hole extending between the second surface and the bone-facing surface. The... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Readjustable locking plate hole

A bone plate comprises a locking hole extending through the bone plate from a top surface to a bottom surface thereof. The locking hole is threaded and sized and shaped to lockingly receive a correspondingly threaded head of a bone fixation element therethrough. The bone plate further comprises a first... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

In-situ formed intervertebral fusion device and method

In some embodiments, the balloon has a footprint that substantially corresponds to a perimeter of a vertebral endplate. An inflatable device is inserted through a cannula into an intervertebral space and oriented so that, upon expansion, a natural angle between vertebrae will be at least partially restored. At least one... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Intervertebral implant

An intervertebral implant is disclosed. The implant can be made of Titanium or alloys thereof. A kit of intervertebral implants can be included having different lordotic profiles or having no lordotic profile. The intervertebral implants of the kit have endplates with thicknesses suitable to prevent the titanium endplates from being... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Intervertebral implants, systems, and methods of use

An intervertebral implant frame that is configured to be attached to a spacer body can include a pair of arms that extend longitudinally from a support member such that the arms extend substantially around the spacer body. The arms may be configured to expand, crimp, or otherwise engage the spacer... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Bone plate

A bone plate having a first, bone-facing surface and an opposing second surface has an elongate shaft portion and a head portion that is shorter and wider in comparison thereto, with at least one through hole extending through the bone plate from the first surface to the second surface in... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Drug eluting surgical screw

The present invention provides a drug eluting surgical screw and a method for manufacturing a drug eluting surgical screw. The drug eluting surgical screw may include a shaft having a threaded portion, a head having a drive recess disposed at a proximal end of the shaft, the drive recess having... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Remotely-activated vertebroplasty injection device

A remotely-activated injection device for use in vertebroplasty is provided to inject a fluorescent probe material into a patient. The injection device includes a pump defining an injection chamber having an exit opening; an actuator; and a cable having a first end coupled to the actuator, and a second end... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Inductively-powered surgical instrument system and method

A surgical instrument system and method are disclosed. The surgical instrument system includes an instrument case and a charging plate that may be placed in a sterile surgical field. The charging plate is configured to receive electrical power from outside the sterile surgical field and transmit that electrical power to... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Adjustable suture knot

Knots and methods of forming knots made of flexible material for use in a surgical environment are described. The knots include one or more ways to unlock at least a portion of the knot.... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Variable angle bone plate

A bone plate having at least one variable angle locking hole is described. The variable angle locking hole allows a bone anchor having a threaded head to be driven into underlying bone while oriented at an angle with respect to a central hole axis of the hole that is within... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Variable angle bone plate

A bone plate having at least one variable angle locking hole is described. The variable angle locking hole allows a bone anchor having a threaded head to be driven into underlying bone while oriented at an angle with respect to a central hole axis of the hole that is within... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Variable angle bone plate

A bone plate having at least one variable angle locking hole is described. The variable angle locking hole allows a bone anchor having a threaded head to be driven into underlying bone while oriented at an angle with respect to a central hole axis of the hole that is within... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Glenoid component for use in shoulder arthroplasty

A glenoid assembly includes a base component having a humeral-facing side and a scapula-facing side, the base component defining a bearing surface defined on the humeral-facing side, a first peg extending from the scapula-facing side of the base component, the first peg including a first shaft with a first passageway... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Orthopedic fixation control and manipulation

A fixation apparatus may be attached to first and second anatomical structure segments. Images of the fixation apparatus and the attached anatomical structure segments may then be captured. In some examples, the images need not necessarily be orthogonal with respect to one another. Configuration information associated with the fixation apparatus... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

In-situ formed intervertebral fusion device and method

In some embodiments, the balloon has a footprint that substantially corresponds to a perimeter of a vertebral endplate. An inflatable device is inserted through a cannula into an intervertebral space and oriented so that, upon expansion, a natural angle between vertebrae will be at least partially restored. At least one... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Intervertebral prosthesis or disk prosthesis

An intervertebral prosthesis or disk prosthesis comprising a front side, a rear side, an upper side which can be placed on the base plate of vertebral body, a lower side which can be placed on the base plate of a vertebral body, a right side, a left side, a cavity... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Expansion ring for a braided stent

A braided stent system includes an expansion ring attached to internal and external surfaces of a lumen. A frame of the ring may impart an outwardly expanding radial force to the lumen, the frame including a plurality of elongate members joined at a coupling and at first and second intersections... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Inserter guide and driver system

Disclosed herein is a guide device and a driver, which allows for the preparation of an anatomic cavity for screw fixation of an implant or spacer, including the guidance for hole preparation, and guidance for insertion of screws, and or anchors, while selecting the amount of rigidity, and selecting the... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Polaxial bone anchors with increased angulation

A polyaxial bone anchor has a locking element shaped and configured to allow an anchoring member (e.g., a screw or hook) to polyaxially rotate at large angles about a central axis of the bone anchor before compression locking the anchoring member within an anchor head.... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

Bone fixation system

A modular bone fixation linkage includes a plurality of interconnected links that can angulate with respect to an adjacent one of the links in-plane or out-of-plane. The links can further include fixation holes that are configured to receive fixation members that secure the links to an underlying anatomical structure.... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

02/22/18 / #20180049884

Flexible elongated chain implant and supporting body tissue with same

Implants and methods for augmentation, preferably by minimally invasive procedures and means, of body tissue, including in some embodiments repositioning of body tissue, for example, bone and, preferably vertebrae are described. The implant may comprise one or more chain linked bodies inserted into the interior of body tissue. As linked... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

02/15/18 / #20180042621

Method using combination reamer/drill bit for shoulder arthroplasty

A method of preparing a shoulder to receive a glenoid component in one embodiment includes accessing a glenoid of a shoulder, applying a rotational force to a combination device, forming a first bore in the glenoid with a rotating boring section of the combination device, forming a second bore in... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

02/15/18 / #20180042649

Laminoplasty plates and methods of expanding the spinal canal

A method of expanding the spinal canal of a vertebra including inserting a bone anchor into a first lamina of the vertebra, cutting completely through the first lamina to create a space in the first lamina, cutting partially through a second, contra-lateral of the vertebra to create a partial cut... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

02/08/18 / #20180036036

Flexible maxillo-mandibular fixation device

A system for achieving maxillo-mandibular fixation includes a bone fixation device including a bone fixation body formed from a plurality of links. The links define corresponding crests and valleys so as to impart flexibility into the bone fixation body. Thus, the bone fixation body can be aligned with the dental... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

02/08/18 / #20180036043

Dynamized interspinal implant

An interspinous process having a narrowed distal portion.... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

02/08/18 / #20180036046

Tightening device for spine surgery

A device for spinal surgery that may be used for tightening a locking cap onto at least a portion of a pedicle screw. The device may include a torque-generating body having a proximal end and an opposing distal end and a drive shaft rotatably driven by the torque-generating body. A... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

02/08/18 / #20180036141

Lateral spondylolisthesis reduction cage

An intervertebral fusion device comprising inferior and superior fusion cage devices that provide an ability to correct spondylolisthesis via in-situ adjustment.... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

02/01/18 / #20180028200

Lateral spondylolisthesis reduction cage and instruments and methods for non-parallel disc space preparation

An intervertebral fusion device comprising inferior and superior fusion cage devices that provide an ability to correct spondylolisthesis via in-situ adjustment.... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

02/01/18 / #20180028243

Locking first metacarpal plate

A bone plate sized and shaped for fixation to a phalangeal bone includes a head extending from a first end to a second end and having first, second third and fourth fixation element holes extending therethrough and arranged in a diamond configuration on the head, an outer wall of the... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

02/01/18 / #20180028244

Improvements in and relating to implants

An implant assembly includes a first implant member, a second implant member, and a contractible element that is connected between the first and second implant members. The first implant member is configured to be placed against a first bone portion, and the second implant member is configured to be placed... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

02/01/18 / #20180028714

Films and methods of manufacture

Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to perforated polymer films and methods of making the same. In some embodiments, the films are for use with implantable medical devices. In one embodiment there is a flexible body including a polymer film having a first surface and an opposing second surface,... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

01/25/18 / #20180021032

Nir/red light for lateral neuroprotection

c) irradiating nervous tissue adjacent the path with an amount of NIR or red light effective to provide neuroprotection.... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

01/25/18 / #20180021072

Bone plate

A bone plate includes a first through hole extending through the plate along a first longitudinal axis from a proximal surface of the plate to a bone-facing distal surface thereof which, when the plate is placed on a target portion of bone in a desired orientation, faces the bone. An... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

01/25/18 / #20180023791

Controlling the integral light energy of a laser pulse

The disclosure extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for controlled illumination in a light deficient environment.... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

01/11/18 / #20180008327

Locking web plate

A bone plate for fixation to a phalanx includes a head extending from a first end to a second end and having first and second fixation element holes extending therethrough, a connection portion extending from the second end of the head to a third end along the central longitudinal axis,... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

01/11/18 / #20180014000

Ycbcr pulsed illumination scheme in a light deficient environment

The disclosure extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for producing an image in light deficient environments with luminance and chrominance emitted from a controlled light source.... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

01/04/18 / #20180000333

Pixel array area optimization using stacking scheme for hybrid image sensor with minimal vertical interconnects

Embodiments of a hybrid imaging sensor that optimizes a pixel array area on a substrate using a stacking scheme for placement of related circuitry with minimal vertical interconnects between stacked substrates and associated features are disclosed. Embodiments of maximized pixel array size/die size (area optimization) are disclosed, and an optimized... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

01/04/18 / #20180000468

Systems and methods for manufacturing custom surgical instruments

Systems and methods are disclosed in which customized instruments, e.g., surgical instruments, can be manufactured to provide improved ergonomics, comfort, and accuracy. Instruments can be customized based on various parameters, including a quantitative assessment of the user, desired or intended use of the instrument, user preferences, and so forth. Exemplary... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

01/04/18 / #20180000526

Implant driver

An apparatus for inserting implants in a bone comprising a frame having a cartridge receiving chamber and a barrel. A cartridge defining a plurality of chambers is positioned in the cartridge receiving chamber so the chambers are selectively alignable with a longitudinal passage of the barrel. At least one instrument... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

01/04/18 / #20180000527

Device and normalizing implant strain readings to assess bone healing

A device and method for treating a bone includes a bone plate including first and second portions joined to one another via a connecting portion, a rigidity of the connecting portion being less than rigidities of each of the first and second portions in combination with a first sensor mounted... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

01/04/18 / #20180000605

Expandable interspinous process spacer implant

An expandable interspinous spacer implant that is configured to be inserted into an interspinous space that is defined between a spinous process of a superior vertebral body and a spinous process of an inferior vertebral body is provided. The implant may include a superior housing, an inferior housing, and a... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

01/04/18 / #20180000607

Intervertebral implants, systems, and methods of use

An intervertebral implant frame that is configured to engage a spacer can include a pair of arms that extend longitudinally from a support member such that the arms engage the spacer. The spacer can be made from bone graft, and include a first spacer body made of cortical bone, and... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

01/04/18 / #20180000610

Interbody fusion implant

An intervertebral implant can include a core and a flexible end plate. The core can have a core body that is elongate along a first direction and defines first and second outer surfaces. The flexible end plate can define an inner surface and an opposed bone facing surface that is... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

01/04/18 / #20180001064

Device to control magnetic rotor of a programmable hydrocephalus valve

A setting adjustment tool for a magnetically adjustable device implanted in a patient includes a circumference. A plurality of magnetic coils can be circumferentially distributed on a circumference of the tool. One of the magnetic coils can be movable along the circumference between a plurality of predetermined positions associated with... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

12/21/17 / #20170360420

Insertion instrument for anchor assembly

An insertion instrument is configured to eject at least one anchor body into respective target locations, and subsequently apply a predetermined tensile force at least one actuation member of the at least one anchor member so as to actuate the at least one anchor body from a first configuration to... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

12/21/17 / #20170360429

Device for anchoring a suture

A device is for anchoring a suture to a bone. The device includes a suture engaged with an elastically deformable ring biased toward an unstressed state in which an outer diameter of the ring is D. The ring is compressible for insertion through a hole in a bone stabilization device... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

12/21/17 / #20170360455

Multi-segment lateral cages adapted to flex substantially in the coronal plane

The present invention concerns several fusion devices and methods for laterally inserting a fusion device at an initial trajectory that is not parallel to the disc space. Each fusion device incorporates components that enable flexing, bending or pivoting of the device during its final approach to the prepared disc space.... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

12/21/17 / #20170360457

Method of using a combination driver/anti-rotation handle for shoulder arthroplasty

A method of preparing a shoulder to receive a glenoid component includes accessing a glenoid of a shoulder, rotationally coupling a distal portion of a combination device to an instrument, applying a torque to a proximal portion of the combination device, transferring the applied torque from the proximal portion to... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

12/21/17 / #20170360481

Anti-infective orthopedic implant

Mechanical modifications to a spinal rod that will enable the rod to accept various coating technologies in such a way that the spinal construct's biomechanical performance is not compromised. These modifications preserve construct biomechanics in the presence of a coating and increase the bactericidal payload of an anti-infective spinal rod... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

12/21/17 / #20170360525

Surgical instrument delivery systems and related methods

In one aspect of the present disclosure, a sterilization mat is provided that is configured to receive non-sterile surgical instruments, rolled to a rolled configuration, and sterilized while in the rolled configuration. In accordance with another aspect of the present disclosure, a specialized surgical supply kit includes a package that... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

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12/21/17 / #20170360573

Spinal fusion implant

The present invention provides a device and methodology for use in spinal fusion surgeries. An implant is proved for forming a rigid structure between adjoining vertebrae in a patient. The implant is a cage defined by at least a first end, second end, first side, and second side surface, wherein... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

12/21/17 / #20170360985
12/14/17 / #20170354411

Joining element

Disclosed is a joining element (10), especially a suture material for surgical use. The joining element (10) is composed of a first material (12) that is essentially rigid during impingement by a relatively short-lasting tensile load on opposite sides as well as a second material (11) which is connected to... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

12/14/17 / #20170354503

Bone graft cage

A device for containing bone graft material includes an outer sleeve including a first proximal longitudinal split extending along a length thereof and a first distal longitudinal split extending along a length thereof and an inner sleeve connected to the outer sleeve via at least one strut so that a... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

12/14/17 / #20170354508

System and implanting a secondary glenoid prosthesis

A method of implanting a shoulder prosthesis in a scapula of a patient includes the step of placing a guide over a primary glenoid component previously implanted within the scapula of the patient. The method further includes the steps of removing the primary glenoid component from the scapula and preparing... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

12/14/17 / #20170354510

Patient-specific spinal fusion cage and methods of making same

c) light-based imaging through superior & inferior balloons.... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

12/07/17 / #20170348006

Endovascular detachment system with flexible distal end and heater activated detachment

An endovascular surgical tool includes a flexible, electrically-conductive corewire, a return conductor, a resistive heating element attached to the distal end of the corewire, and a therapeutic payload attached to the loop of the resistive heating element by a coil connecting member. The corewire includes at least one segment at... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

11/30/17 / #20170340294

Methods, systems, and devices for monitoring and displaying medical parameters for a patient

Methods, systems, and devices are provided for monitoring and displaying medical parameters for a patient. In one embodiment, a display can be configured to show a display screen that includes information related to a physiological parameter being measured from a patient. The information can include trends of values of the... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

11/30/17 / #20170340317

Dilation system and using the same

A method of forming an access opening through a psoas muscle to a patient's spine includes laterally inserting a stimulating dilator into the psoas muscle. The stimulating dilator has a stimulation channel formed in an outer surface thereof. An electrical pulse is transmitted via an EMG into the stimulating dilator... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

11/30/17 / #20170340360

Bone fixation assembly

An anchor assembly for use in spinal fixation to interconnect a longitudinal spinal rod with a patient's vertebra. The anchor assembly preferably includes a bone anchor, a body with a rod-receiving channel, an insert member (preferably a bushing), and a locking cap. The anchor assembly enables in-situ assembly where the... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

11/30/17 / #20170340368

Methods and devices for minimally invasive spinal fixation element placement

Minimally invasive methods and devices for introducing a spinal fixation element into a surgical site in a patient's spinal column are provided. In general, the method involves advancing a spinal fixation element in a first, lengthwise orientation along a pathway extending from a minimally invasive percutaneous incision to a spinal... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

11/30/17 / #20170340435

Overdrive prevention for expandable anchor

Surgical devices and methods are provided for anchoring tissue to bone, and more particularly methods and devices are provided for preventing over-insertion of an expander into a sheath of a two-piece anchor. For example, a tendon anchoring system is provided with an anchor assembly and an inserter tool. The anchor... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

11/30/17 / #20170340454

Cortical rim-supporting interbody device

A central inflatable distractor and a perimeter balloon are inserted into the disc space in uninflated configurations. The central inflatable distractor is then expanded, thereby distracting the vertebral endplates to the controlled height of the central inflatable distractor. The perimeter balloon is then inflated with a curable substance. The perimeter... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

11/23/17 / #20170333100

Flexible maxillo-mandibular fixation device

In one embodiment, a bone fixation plate has first and second ends spaced apart along a first direction so as to define a length, and third and fourth ends spaced apart along a second direction so as to define a height that is less than the length. The plate has... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

11/23/17 / #20170333201

Low profile intervertebral implant

The present invention is directed to a low profile intervertebral implant for implantation in an intervertebral disc space in-between adjacent vertebral bodies. The intervertebral implant includes a plate preferably coupled to a spacer. The plate is preferably formed from a first material and the spacer is preferably formed from a... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

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11/23/17 / #20170335409

Detection of human umbilical cord tissue-derived cells

The invention relates to methods for detecting allogeneic therapeutic cells (such as human umbilical cord tissue-derived cells (hUTC)) in blood. The methods includes the steps of identifying one or more one or more markers positive for allogeneic therapeutic cells (e.g. hUTC) and one or more markers positive for human peripheral... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

11/16/17 / #20170325963

Femoral component for an implantable hip prosthesis

An orthopaedic prosthesis for use in a hip replacement surgery includes an implantable stem component. The implantable stem component includes a core and a shell extending over the core. The shell includes a polymeric material and is configured to receive a femoral head component. Metal foam may extend over a... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

11/16/17 / #20170326162

Demineralized bone matrix material having sphingosine-1-phosphate or ceramide-1-phosphate

A new composition has been developed that incorporates S1P into a conventional demineralized bone matrix material. Once the device is implanted into the spine, the S1P will elute out of the device, thereby setting up a concentration gradient in the vicinity of the device. This gradient will cause stem cells... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

11/16/17 / #20170326180

Demineralized bone matrix material having allogenic sphingosine-1-phosphate

A new composition has been developed that incorporates S1P into a conventional demineralized bone matrix material. Once the device is implanted into the spine, the S1P will elute out of the device, thereby setting up a concentration gradient in the vicinity of the device. This gradient will cause stem cells... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

11/16/17 / #20170326183

Postpartum cells derived from umbilical cord tissue, and methods of making and using the same

Cells derived from human umbilical cords are disclosed along with methods for their therapeutic use. Isolation techniques, culture methods and detailed characterization of the cells with respect to their cell surface markers, gene expression, and their secretion of trophic factors are described.... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

11/09/17 / #20170319253

Nested expandable sleeve implant

An expandable implant for treating bone preferably in a minimally invasive manner includes a preferably cylindrical core element extending along a longitudinal axis and preferably a plurality of nestable, expandable sleeves extending along a longitudinal axis for placement radially about the core element. The plurality of nestable sleeves are sequentially... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

11/09/17 / #20170319346

Orthopaedic surgical procedure for implanting a revision hip prosthesis

A modular femoral prosthesis for use during performance of a hip revision procedure includes a proximal body component, a distal stem component, and a locking bolt. Surgical instruments and methods for use in implanting such a modular femoral prosthesis are disclosed.... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

11/09/17 / #20170319356

Enhanced cage insertion assembly

wherein the sheath is curved and comprises a superelastic shape memory material having a curved configuration and a straight configuration.... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

11/02/17 / #20170311980

Patient-mounted retraction

Patient-mounted retractors with varying configurations and/or features are provided, along with additional components for use therewith in provided patient-mounted retractor assemblies. Blade type and tube type patient-mounted retractors that may be re-positioned during the course of a procedure are provided in varying configurations and/or geometries suitable for varying procedures and/or... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

10/26/17 / #20170303907

Meniscal repair devices, systems, and methods

Meniscal repair devices, systems, and methods are provided.... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

10/26/17 / #20170303908

Meniscal repair devices, systems, and methods

Meniscal repair devices, systems, and methods are provided.... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

10/26/17 / #20170303909

Meniscal repair devices, systems, and methods

Meniscal repair devices, systems, and methods are provided.... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

10/26/17 / #20170303914

Meniscal repair devices, systems, and methods

Meniscal repair devices, systems, and methods are provided.... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

10/26/17 / #20170303973

Sleeve for bone fixation device

Disclosed is a bone fixation device of the type useful for connecting two or more bones or bone fragments together or connecting soft tissue or tendon to bone. The device comprises an elongate body having a distal anchor thereon. An axially moveable proximal anchor is carried by the proximal end... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

10/26/17 / #20170303974

Spinous process spacer hammock

A spinal distractor for distracting opposed vertebrae in which a pair of elements are threadably connected by a screw having opposing threads, wherein actuating the screw spreads the elements apart and pushes the vertebrae apart.... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

10/26/17 / #20170303975

Methods and systems for minimally invasive posterior arch expansion

Provided are methods and systems for enlarging a spinal canal of a vertebra. Using the methods and systems disclosed the spinal canal of the vertebra is enlarged by cutting the posterior arch portion of the vertebra to create one or two implant receiving spaces in the posterior arch portion. The... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

10/26/17 / #20170303976

Reduction sleeve

A reduction sleeve for facilitating insertion of a spinal rod into a rod-receiving channel formed in a bone fixation element. The reduction sleeve may include a through-bore sized and configured to receive the bone fixation element and a substantially transverse channel sized and configured to receive the spinal rod. The... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

10/26/17 / #20170303994

Electro-surgical bipolar forceps

An electro-surgical bipolar forceps includes a first tip and a second tip, each having a body. The body has a distal end and a proximal end. The body has a first groove having a substantially planar base proximate the proximal end. A substantially planar face is proximate to the distal... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

10/26/17 / #20170304061

Constrained mobile bearing hip assembly and method

An acetabular hip implant and method includes an acetabular shell component having a first feature and a first insert having a second feature that cooperates with the first feature of the acetabular shell component and further includes a third feature. The implant further includes a second insert having a fourth... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

10/26/17 / #20170304068

Posterior intervertebral disc inserter and expansion techniques

Insertion and expansion devices for use in inserting motion discs, and associated methods of use.... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

10/26/17 / #20170304074

In-situ formed intervertebral fusion device and method

In some embodiments, the balloon has a footprint that substantially corresponds to a perimeter of a vertebral endplate. An inflatable device is inserted through a cannula into an intervertebral space and oriented so that, upon expansion, a natural angle between vertebrae will be at least partially restored. At least one... Depuy Synthes Products Inc

10/26/17 / #20170304079

Surgical instrument and positioning an acetabular prosthetic component

An orthopaedic surgical instrument and method for positioning an acetabular prosthetic component in a patient's surgically-prepared acetabulum is disclosed. The orthopaedic surgical instrument has a base configured to engage the patient's pelvis, a first linkage pivotally coupled to the base, a locking mechanism operable to lock the first linkage in... Depuy Synthes Products Inc








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