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Methods for advancing inverting mechanical thrombectomy apparatuses in the vasculature

Mechanical thrombectomy apparatuses (devices, systems, etc.) and methods for positioning them within a vessel and using them to remove a thrombus, e.g., clot, from within a vessel. In particular, described herein are methods of advancing an inverting tractor thrombectomy apparatus having a tractor comprising a flexible tube of material that... Stryker Corporation

Pre-loaded inverting tractor thrombectomy apparatuses and methods

Mechanical thrombectomy apparatuses including an inverting, rolling conveyor region (“tractor”) at the distal end that are configured to grab and remove thrombus material. In particular, described herein are mechanical thrombectomy apparatuses that are adapted to prevent premature deployment of the tractor, e.g., by including a tractor hold (e.g., a housing,... Stryker Corporation

Thermal system

A thermal system includes a thermal control unit adapted to supply temperature controlled fluid to one or more thermal pads. The thermal pads may include an interior chamber for fluid circulation, an inlet and an outlet, and first and second temperature sensors positioned adjacent the inlet and outlet, respectively. Some... Stryker Corporation

Thermal therapy devices

A thermal pad for controlling a patient's temperature includes first and second chambers defined between interior and exterior layers. The first chamber circulates a temperature controlled fluid from a first inlet to a first outlet. The second chamber is in fluid communication with a port and a plurality of holes... Stryker Corporation

Medical support apparatus

A medical chair includes a base, a seat, and a leg rest pivotally mounted relative to the seat and adapted to move between an extended position and a retracted position. The chair further includes a first actuator for tilting the seat with respect to the base, a second actuator for... Stryker Corporation

Medical/surgical personal protection system including a helemt, the helmet having a fan and a fan housing that are curved to curve around the head of the head of the individual wearing the helmet

A personal protection system for providing a sterile barrier around medical/surgical personnel. The system includes a helmet over which a hood or a toga suspended. A microphone, an amplifier and a speaker are mounted to the helmet. Speech of the individual wearing the personal protection system is picked up by... Stryker Corporation

Notification system of deviation from predefined conditions

The present invention includes a healthcare system for capturing and maintaining patient healthcare records and employing information in the records to proactively alert hospital workers to a condition that places patient health at risk.... Stryker Corporation

Instrumentation for soft tissue reconstruction

The present disclosure includes, in one embodiment, a tensioner instrument having a body having a channel and a plurality of arms projecting outward from the body, each arm including a cleat having a slot adapted to receive a suture; a base member positioned within the channel of the body; an... Stryker Corporation

Ems backboard

A backboard includes a body that has length that is sufficient for extending under a person. The body further has an upper side for supporting a person thereon and a lower side for resting on a generally flat surface, with the body forming multiple pivot points between the upper side... Stryker Corporation

Multi-function person handling equipment

A person handling apparatus includes a deck with a seat section, a leg section, and a back section. The back section is pivotally mounted to the seat section. The leg section has a proximal end pivotally mounted to the seat section and a cantilevered end spaced a first distance from... Stryker Corporation

Person support apparatus system

A person support apparatus includes a deck with a seat section, a leg section, and a back section. The back section is pivotally mounted to the seat section. The leg section has a proximal end pivotally mounted to the seat section and a cantilevered end spaced a first distance from... Stryker Corporation

Emergency patient motion system

A modular drive device for driving a first driven module of a first emergency patient motion device or a second driven module of a second emergency patient motion device, the first driven module being different from the second driven module. The modular drive device comprises a motor, and an output... Stryker Corporation

Thermal control system

A thermal control unit for delivering temperature-controlled fluid to one or more patient therapy devices (e.g. pads, blankets, etc.) that are in contact with a patient is disclosed. The thermal control unit includes a fluid circuit with an inlet and outlet, a reservoir, a heat exchanger, a pump, and a... Stryker Corporation

Patient support apparatuses with clocks

A patient support apparatus includes a frame, patient support surface, clock, transceiver, and controller. The transceiver communicates with a headwall and/or a local area network. The controller detects the occurrence of an event and sends a message to a server in communication with the local area network in response to... Stryker Corporation

Implant delivery system and use

An implant delivery system including a catheter having a delivery lumen; a pusher member slidably disposed in the catheter delivery lumen; a retaining member coupled to a distal end portion of the pusher member, the retaining member configured to retain an expandable implant in a collapsed configuration on the pusher... Stryker Corporation

Methiod of manufacturing an implantable electrode array by forming packages around the array control modules after the control modules are bonded to substrates

A method of forming an implantable electrode array that includes one or more packaged control modules. A control module is packaged by mounting the module to a substrate and forming a containment ring around the module. A conformal coating is disposed over the surface of the module to cover the... Stryker Corporation

Patient support systems with rotary actuators comprising rotation limiting devices

A patient support system comprises a patient support apparatus for patients. The patient support apparatus comprises a base and a patient support surface supported by the base. The patient support apparatus also comprises movable members that are movable between at least a first position and a second position. One or... Stryker Corporation

Rotary actuator having clutch assembly for use with patient support apparatus

An actuator for use in effecting movement of a movable member with respect to a first member of a patient support apparatus. A motor is provided for generating rotational torque. A carrier is adapted to be secured to the first member. An input member is coupled to the motor for... Stryker Corporation

Patient support systems with rotary actuators

A patient support system comprises a patient support apparatus for patients. The patient support apparatus comprises a base and a patient support surface supported by the base. The patient support apparatus also comprises movable members that are movable between at least a first position and a second position. One or... Stryker Corporation

Patient support systems with hollow rotary actuators

A patient support system comprises a patient support apparatus for patients. The patient support apparatus comprises a base and a patient support surface supported by the base. The patient support apparatus also comprises movable members that are movable between at least a first position and a second position. One or... Stryker Corporation

Patient support systems with rotary actuators having cycloidal drives

A patient support system comprises a patient support apparatus for patients. The patient support apparatus comprises a support structure and a patient support surface supported by the support structure. The patient support apparatus also comprises movable members. One or more rotary actuators are coupled to the movable members. The rotary... Stryker Corporation

Method of fabricating implantable medical devices from a polymer coupon that is bonded to a rigid substrate

Plural medical device formed from one or more layers of thin film polymer are assembled from a single polymer coupon. Initially the coupon is bonded to a rigid substrate. Force, heat and a suction are selectively applied to the coupon to ensure that it has a consistent height across its... Stryker Corporation

Shape memory device with temperature-dependent deflectable segment and methods of positioning a shape memory device within a bone structure

A system for augmenting a bone structure. A shape memory device includes a deflectable distal segment including temperature-dependent memory metal material. The shape memory device is slidably received within a guide cannula. The deflectable distal segment may include a substantially longitudinally straightened form, such as when subjected to a force... Stryker Corporation

Patient support apparatus with deck section link

A patient support apparatus comprising a support frame and a patient support deck operatively attached to the support frame. The patient support deck has at least one deck section arranged for movement relative to the support frame. An actuator is arranged to move the deck section between an initial configuration... Stryker Corporation

System and collecting medic al waste that monitors the waste for objects that may have been inadvertantly discarded

A mobile cart that holds a bag for receiving solid waste generated during a medical or surgical procedure. The cart includes a sensor that monitors whether or not an object containing metal is placed in the bag. A processor monitors the signal output by the sensor. If the sensor signal... Stryker Corporation

Systems and methods for detecting cardiac activity and/or inactivity

A non-invasive sensor unit, such as a glove or pad, is adapted to be placed over the chest of an injured person who may be in need of CPR and/or AED. The sensor unit includes a plurality of electrodes for detecting one or more ECG voltages of the person. A... Stryker Corporation

Braided medical devices

A braided vaso-occlusive member formed out of first plurality of filaments interwoven with a second plurality of filaments, wherein filaments of the first plurality are helically wound in a first rotational direction along an elongate axis of the braided member, and filaments of the second plurality are wound in a... Stryker Corporation

Vaso-occlusive device delivery system

A vaso-occlusive device delivery assembly includes a pusher assembly having proximal and distal ends, a conductive sacrificial link disposed at the distal end of the pusher assembly, and a vaso-occlusive device secured to the pusher assembly by the sacrificial link. The pusher assembly includes first and second conductors extending between... Stryker Corporation

Inverting thrombectomy apparatuses and methods

Rolling tractor tube mechanical thrombectomy apparatuses that may be deployed from out of a catheter in situ are described herein. These apparatuses may be delivered out of a catheter from a collapsed delivery configuration within the catheter to a deployed configuration out of the catheter, in which the same catheter... Stryker Corporation

Thermal control system

A thermal control unit controls the temperature of a fluid delivered to one or more thermal transfer devices (e.g. thermal pads) in contact with a patient. The thermal control unit generates thermal data while being used to treat the patient and is adapted to receive thermal history data previously generated... Stryker Corporation

Method of disinfecting a thermal control unit

A method of disinfecting a fluid circuit of a thermal control for delivering temperature controlled fluid to at least one patient therapy device comprises the steps of providing an aqueous mixture comprising a disinfectant and circulating the aqueous mixture in the thermal control unit to disinfect the fluid circuit. The... Stryker Corporation

Medical support apparatus

A chair includes a seat, a backrest, and a leg rest. A tilt actuator and lift actuator tilt and lift the seat, respectively. A leg rest actuator extends and retracts the leg rest. A backrest actuator pivots the backrest with respect to the seat. A controller simultaneously controls the actuators... Stryker Corporation

Surgical saw and complementary saw blade, the blade including lock teeth formed out of material that deforms when the blade is secured to the saw

A surgical saw and complementary blade. The blade has lock teeth that are more ductal than the cutting teeth. The saw coupling assembly has an anvil and a press. The saw coupling assembly holds the blade to the saw by compressing the saw lock teeth between the anvil and the... Stryker Corporation

Surgical wire driver capable of automatically adjusting for the diameter of the wire or pin being driven

A wire driver for driving a wire or pin into living tissue. A plural bar linkage that includes a lever is actuated to drive the components that selectively grasp the wire from a release state to a grasping state.... Stryker Corporation

Medical support apparatus with stand assistance

A chair includes a control system for moving the chair between seated and standing configurations to thereby help facility an occupant's egress out of, or ingress into, the chair. One or more controls are provided on the chair that enable the occupant to control the timing of when the chair's... Stryker Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170340498

Patient support docking, transporting, sterilizing, and storing patient support decks

Patient support systems and methods for docking, transporting, sterilizing, and storing patient support decks. The patient support system comprises patient support decks that are configured to carry patients, such as in emergency situations or in a healthcare facility. The patient support decks are adapted to be engaged by docking stations... Stryker Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170333030

Suture passing instruments and methods

An apparatus for passing one or more sutures in tissue repair and/or other surgical procedures. The apparatus includes a pair of jaws mounted on a distal end of a shaft, a hand assembly mounted on a proximal end of the shaft, and a curved needle mounted on the hand assembly... Stryker Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170303937

Bone cleaning assembly with a rotating cutter that is disposed in a rotating shaving tube that rotates independently of the rotating cutter

A cleaning module for cleaning bone stock used in surgical procedures. The cleaning module includes a shell. The shell defines a void space to receive the bone stock. A cutter is rotating mounted in the void space. A shaving tube, also able to rotate, is coaxially disposed about the cutter.... Stryker Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170303939

Methods for advancing inverting mechanical thrombectomy apparatuses in the vasculature

Mechanical thrombectomy apparatuses (devices, systems, etc.) and methods for positioning them within a vessel and using them to remove a thrombus, e.g., clot, from within a vessel. In particular, described herein are methods of advancing an inverting tractor thrombectomy apparatus having a tractor comprising a flexible tube of material that... Stryker Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170303942

Pre-loaded inverting tractor thrombectomy apparatuses and methods

Mechanical thrombectomy apparatuses including an inverting, rolling conveyor region (“tractor”) at the distal end that are configured to grab and remove thrombus material. In particular, described herein are mechanical thrombectomy apparatuses that are adapted to prevent premature deployment of the tractor, e.g., by including a tractor hold (e.g., a housing,... Stryker Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170303947

Clot-engulfing mechanical thrombectomy apparatuses

Mechanical thrombectomy systems including an elongate catheter configured as an elongate inversion support, a flexible tractor configured to roll and invert over the distal end of the elongate inversion support, and a clot engaging member on the distal end of an elongate manipulator are described herein. These systems may capture... Stryker Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170303948

Anti-jamming and macerating thrombectomy apparatuses and methods

Mechanical thrombectomy apparatuses that may be configured to prevent or reduce jamming (e.g., “anti-jamming” thrombectomy devices), grab clot, and/or macerate the thrombus, e.g., clot, being removed. These mechanical thrombectomy apparatuses may include a tractor comprising a flexible tube of material that inverts as it rolls over itself while being drawn... Stryker Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170303983

Systems and methods for vertebral or other bone structure height restoration and stabilization

Systems and methods for stabilization of a bone structure. A distal curved portion of a delivery tube is directed through an access cannula to a target site within the bone structure. The distal curved portion forms a curved path with respect to the access cannula. A cavity-forming device including an... Stryker Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170303984

Method of managing the inventory of equipment used during a surgical procedure by inductively reading data from the equipment used in the procedure

A method for managing inventory of components used during a surgical procedure involving a surgical device and a control unit coupled to the surgical device Each component includes a circuit for storing identification data by the surgical device or control unit when the component is coupled to the surgical device.... Stryker Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170291742

Opening cover

A medical apparatus that includes an apparatus body that has a surface with an opening and a cover coupled to the apparatus body about an axis of rotation angled to the surface. The cover is operable to rotate about the axis of rotation to move between a first position wherein... Stryker Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170281300

Assembly for positioning a sterile surgical drape relative to optical position sensors

A camera and drape assembly for use with tracking elements of a surgical system includes a camera unit and a drape covering the camera unit. The camera unit includes a casing presenting a face for facing the tracking elements. Optical sensors are supported by the casing and are exposed through... Stryker Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170281438

Patient support apparatus with adjustable foot section

A patient support apparatus comprises a base, a support frame, and a patient support deck. The patient support deck comprises articulating deck sections, such as a leg section and a foot section pivotally coupled to the leg section. A support link is arranged to support the foot section relative to... Stryker Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170281440

Patient support apparatuses with drive systems

A patient support apparatus includes a frame, wheels, a patient support surface, a motor, a power assist control, a sensor, and a controller. The power assist control detects a force applied to it. The sensor detects an angular orientation of the patient support apparatus with respect to a generally horizontal... Stryker Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170281909

Medical devices and methods of manufacturing same

A method of forming a fenestrated tubular support member includes determining a first iso-stiffness curve corresponding to a first function of beam length versus ring width for the first stiffness; determining a second iso-stiffness curve corresponding to a second function of beam length versus ring width for the second stiffness;... Stryker Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170266036

Mobile thermal system

A thermal control unit for controlling the temperature of a patient includes a fluid circulation channel with an inlet and outlet, a first heat exchanger, a controller, and a cartridge receptacle. The controller controls the first heat exchanger to adjust the temperature of the circulating fluid toward a desired temperature.... Stryker Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170258478

Mill head for a bone mill, the mill head having a floating cutting disc and an alignment feature for positioning the cutting disc so the disc will engage the drive spindle

A mill head for replaceable attachment to a base so as to collectively form a bone mill. The mill head includes shell with: a first opening in which bone stock is introduced into the head; and a second opening through which the bone chips are discharged. A cutting device is... Stryker Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170252064

Steerable introducer assembly for first percutaneously identifying target tissue and then defining a percutaneous path to the target tissue for an implantable medical device

An assembly for both targeting a location in a living being at which an implantable medical device is to be inserted and defining a percutaneous path to the target location. The assembly includes a guidewire with electrodes that is inserted percutaneously into the living being. Electrodes on the guidewire source... Stryker Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170252111

Navigation tracking objects using optical and non-optical sensors

Systems and methods that utilize optical sensors and non-optical sensors to determine the position and/or orientation of objects. A navigation system includes an optical sensor for receiving optical signals from markers and a non-optical sensor, such as a gyroscope, for generating non-optical data. A navigation computer determines positions and/or orientations... Stryker Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170252241

Patient support apparatus with actuator feedback

A patient support apparatus—such as a bed, chair, cot, stretcher, or the like—includes a frame, support surface, movable component, an actuator, and a controller. The actuator includes a motor, an encoder, a spindle, an extendable arm, multiple power switches, and a position switch. The controller estimates a position of the... Stryker Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170245947

Methods of preparing tissue of a patient to receive an implant

Methods of removing tissue from a patient during a surgical procedure, such as for preparing a spine of a patient to receive an implant during a fusion procedure. A working portion of an instrument is moved with actuators relative to a hand-held portion in at least three degrees of freedom... Stryker Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170245955

Robotic reorienting a surgical instrument moving along a tool path

Robotic system and method for positioning an energy applicator extending from a surgical instrument. The robotic system includes a surgical manipulator operable in a manual mode or a semi-autonomous mode. The surgical manipulator moves the energy applicator along a tool path in the semi-autonomous mode and reorients the surgical instrument.... Stryker Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170246065

Lift assembly for patient support apparatus

A patient support apparatus comprises a base and a support frame. The patient support apparatus also comprises a lift assembly that operates to lift and lower the support frame relative to the base. The lift assembly comprises lift members that extend and collapse to lift and lower the support frame.... Stryker Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170239000

System and arranging objects in an operating room in preparation for surgical procedures

Systems and methods for arranging objects in an operating room in preparation for a surgical procedure. The objects are arranged based on surgical procedure information provided to a guidance station. The surgical procedure information dictates the desired placement of the objects. Placement of the objects is then guided according to... Stryker Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170243459
08/03/17 / #20170215979

Accessory support and coupling systems for an accessory support

The present disclosure provides a coupling system for coupling a medical accessory to an accessory support is provided. The present disclosure also provides a system for powering a medical accessory with an accessory support.... Stryker Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170202728

Patient support with universal energy supply system

A patient support includes a patient support surface, a DVT pump mounted in the patient support, and a port mounted at the patient support in selective fluid communication with the DVT pump. Optionally, the patient support further includes a control system to detect when a DVT device is coupled or... Stryker Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170189035

Embolic devices and methods of manufacturing same

A flat embolic braid having a first side comprising a first side surface, and a second side comprising a second side surface facing in an opposite direction than the first side surface, the braid having an elongated constrained configuration for being deployed through a delivery catheter, and a three-dimensional unconstrained... Stryker Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170189125

System and methods for performing surgery on a patient at a target site defined by a virtual object

System and methods for performing surgery at a target site defined by a virtual object. A surgical navigation system includes a patient tracker to be attached to a patient. A localizer cooperates with the patient tracker and generates localizer data associated with the target site during the surgery. The surgical... Stryker Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170181786

Mechanised bone cement delivery system with a valve that closes to stop the flow of pressurized cement

A bone cement delivery system including a mixer, a reservoir for holding bone cement, a cannula that is connected to the reservoir and through which the bone cement is delivered into living tissue. A plunger that is advanced by a drive assembly, pushes the bone cement out of the delivery... Stryker Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170181909

Medical apparatus cover

A cover for covering a portion of a hospital bed barrier that includes a sheet of material that has sufficient flexibility and elasticity to stretch from a first configuration to a second configuration. When in the first configuration, the cover is insufficient in size to cover at least a portion... Stryker Corporation

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06/29/17 / #20170183706

Sampling device for a medical sterilization device

A sampling device and associated methods for collecting a plurality of samples of a solution in a medical sterilization device. The sampling device includes a base configured to support a plurality of vessels, and a cover. The cover and the vessels define an orientation in relation to each other with... Stryker Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170172583

Surgical tool assembly including a console, plural surgical tools and a footswitch, wherein the console is able to custom map the footswitch to each surgical tool

A powered surgical tool system capable of providing energization signals to plural powered surgical handpieces. The system includes a console to which at least one footswitch is attached. The footswitch can be mapped to control any one of the handpieces connected to the console. The console includes a display on... Stryker Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170172680

Surgical robotic controlling an instrument feed rate

A surgical robotic system and method for controlling an instrument feed rate. The surgical robotic system comprises a surgical manipulator for manipulating a surgical instrument and an energy applicator extending from the surgical instrument. At least one controller includes a feed rate calculator configured to calculate the instrument feed rate.... Stryker Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170172749

Extended patellofemoral

Disclosed herein are knee replacement systems for replacing the articular surface of a distal femur. The systems include one or more unicompartmental components, namely patellofemoral, lateral condylar and medial condylar components. The components are configured such that when engaged to the femur the peripheries thereof do not cross specific locations... Stryker Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170172772

Implant delivery system and use

An implant delivery system including a catheter having a delivery lumen; a pusher member slidably disposed in the catheter delivery lumen; a retaining member coupled to a distal end portion of the pusher member, the retaining member configured to retain an expandable implant in a collapsed configuration on the pusher... Stryker Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170172821

Patient transport apparatus with controllable auxiliary wheel assembly

A patient transport apparatus transports a patient over a surface. The patient transport apparatus comprises a base and support wheels coupled to the base. An auxiliary wheel assembly is coupled to the base to influence motion of the patient transport apparatus over the surface to assist caregivers. The auxiliary wheel... Stryker Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170172827

Patient support assisting caregivers with patient care

A patient support system comprises a patient support apparatus for patients. The patient support apparatus also comprises an actuatable device that perform one or more predetermined functions on the patient support apparatus. A controller is provided to control the rate of operation of the actuatable devices based on a user... Stryker Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170172829

Powered side rail for a patient support apparatus

A patient support system comprises a patient support apparatus for patients. The patient support apparatus comprises a base and a patient support surface supported by the base. The patient support apparatus also comprises side rails that move between raised and lowered positions. One or more actuators are coupled to each... Stryker Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170172838

Systems and methods for operating patient therapy devices

A detection system for patient therapy devices is provided. A controller is coupled to the detection system. The controller determines a desired operational parameter based on the type of patient therapy device detected.... Stryker Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170176240

Person support apparatus with exit detection system and/or scale system

A person support apparatus, such as a bed, cot, recliner, chair, stretcher, or the like, includes a frame, a support surface, a plurality of load cells, and first and second channels dimensioned to receive noses of at least one of the load cells. The first channel constrains a first one... Stryker Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170165006

Tracking devices for use in navigation manufacturing the same

Tracking devices for use in a navigation system and methods of manufacturing the same. The tracking device comprises a tracking head and a plurality of emitters supported by the tracking head to emit light. A plurality of dome-shaped lenses having arcuate inner and outer surfaces define an outer wall of... Stryker Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170165097

Patient restraint system and methods for assisting a caregiver with patient restraint

A restraint apparatus operable by a user for restraining a limb of a person to a restraining point including a cuff having a first end and a second end. The cuff is operable between an open configuration and a closed configuration. The cuff is secured around the limb of the... Stryker Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170156799

Surgical instrument including housing, a cutting accessory that extends from the housing and actuators that establish the position of the cutting accessory relative to the housing

An instrument for treating tissue during a medical procedure includes a hand-held portion and a working portion. The hand-held portion is manually supported and moved by a user and the working portion is movably coupled to the hand-held portion. A tracking device is attached to the hand-held portion for tracking... Stryker Corporation

06/01/17 / #20170150975

Surgical instrument with telescoping nose mechanism

A surgical instrument comprises a hand-held portion configured to be manipulated by a user and a pivoting portion operatively coupled to the hand-held portion. The pivoting portion is configured to pivot with respect to the hand-held portion according to first and second degrees of freedom. The pivoting portion includes a... Stryker Corporation

06/01/17 / #20170151067

Bone pads

Disclosed herein are systems and methods for bone preparation with designed areas having accurate tolerance profiles to enable improved initial fixation and stability for cementless implants and to improve long-term bone ingrowth/ongrowth to an implant. A method of preparing a bone surface to receive a prosthetic implant thereon having an... Stryker Corporation

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05/25/17 / #20170143369

Ultrasonic surgical tool capable of vibrating in plural modes and a drive system that induces non-linear vibrations in the tool tip

An ultrasonic surgical tool system with a tip capable of simultaneously vibrating in plural modes. The system includes a console capable of supplying a drive signal to the tip that includes plural components. Each component has a frequency characteristic that is based in part on the equivalent of current through... Stryker Corporation

05/25/17 / #20170143432

Systems and methods for establishing virtual constraint boundaries

Systems and methods for establishing and tracking virtual boundaries. The virtual boundaries can delineate zones in which an instrument is not permitted during a surgical procedure. The virtual boundaries can also delineate zones in which the surgical instrument is permitted during the surgical procedure. The virtual boundaries can also identify... Stryker Corporation

05/25/17 / #20170143565

Patient support assisting caregivers with patient care

A patient support system comprises a patient support apparatus for patients. The patient support apparatus comprises a base and a patient support surface supported by the base. The patient support apparatus also comprises powered devices that perform one or more predetermined functions on the patient support apparatus. Multiple input devices... Stryker Corporation

05/25/17 / #20170143566

Patient support usable with bariatric patients

There is provided a patient support that may be adjustable in height, width, length or a combination thereof. The patient support may be useable with normal sized patients or with bariatric patients. The patient support has a variety of features to enhance operability and/or functionality, including a width adjustable caster... Stryker Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170135703

Integrated cutting guide and surgical saw blade assembly, the cutting guide including a moveable head that constrains the movement of the blade assembly

A surgical sagittal saw blade assembly and cutting guide for use with the blade assembly. The blade assembly includes a static bar from which a moving blade head protrudes. The blade head is reciprocated by a drive link internal to the bar. The cutting guide has a body that is... Stryker Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170128082

Motorized surgical tool with sensor assembly in the handle for monitoring the rotational orientation of the motor rotor

A powered surgical tool that includes a housing with a head and a handle that extends from the head. An electric motor is disposed in the head. A trigger extends from the handle. There is a void space in the handle. A plate separates the motor from the handle. Internal... Stryker Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170128147

Surgical manipulator and transitioning between operating modes

A surgical manipulator operates in a manual mode in which a user applies forces and torques to the surgical instrument to cause movement of the energy applicator. The surgical manipulator also operates in a semi-autonomous mode in which the surgical manipulator moves the energy applicator along a tool path. A... Stryker Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170128296

Person support apparatuses with acceleration detection

A person support apparatus, such as a bed, stretcher, cot, recliner, or the like, includes a support surface adapted to support a person, a litter, an accelerometer positioned below the support surface, and a controller that processes signals from the accelerometer to detect the presence or absence of a person... Stryker Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170119421

End effector with liquid delivery system

An end effector includes a drive system to rotatably drive a removeable cutting accessory. The cutting accessory defines a bore. The drive system includes a drive member that defines a lumen. A cartridge is provided to deliver liquid from a liquid source, through the lumen of the drive member, through... Stryker Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170119478

Navigation indicating and reducing line-of-sight errors

Navigation systems and methods used to track objects moving in space. One navigation system and method employs trackers having light emitters for indicating when line-of-sight between tracking elements on the trackers and sensors is obstructed or for other errors. Another navigation system and method instructs users on how to place... Stryker Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170119607

Systems and methods for facilitating movement of a patient transport apparatus

Systems and methods for facilitating movement of a patient transport apparatus. The patient transport apparatus has a support structure and a patient support surface. Caster assemblies are coupled to the support structure to roll about a roll axis and swivel about a swivel axis. A control system is configured to... Stryker Corporation

04/27/17 / #20170112694

Cot fastening system

A cot fastening system for fastening a cot to an emergency vehicle includes a frame configured for mounting to the floor of an emergency vehicle, which has a longitudinal axis and a cot loading direction along the longitudinal axis. A first restraint assembly is for coupling to a foot end... Stryker Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170105779

Manifold for filling plural cannulae, the manifold including rotating fittings that close when a cannula is removed from the fitting and that open when a cannula is attached to the fitting

A manifold for loading plural cannulae with a substance The manifold includes a housing with a plurality of channels that route the flow of the mixed substance from a single central channel to multiple sub-channels for the simultaneous filling of attached cannulae. Each sub-channel extends to a fitting to which... Stryker Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170100143

Multiple barrel clot removal devices

A clot removal device comprising a clot engaging structure comprising a plurality of interconnected struts forming an open cell pattern, the clot engaging structure having a radially constrained configuration and a radially expanded configuration, wherein when the clot engaging structure is in the radially expanded configuration, a first portion of... Stryker Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170100289

A loading and unloading apparatus

A patient transport loading and unloading apparatus for an emergency vehicle includes at least one support configured for mounting at the access opening of the vehicle and a stationary mount. The support is deployable relative to the stationary mount between a stowed position (in which the support cannot support the... Stryker Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170100962

Person support apparatus with braking system

A person support apparatus includes a base frame with a plurality of caster wheel assemblies, each of the caster wheel assemblies including a caster brake actuator movable between a total braking position and a non-braking position. A linkage system is coupled to the caster brake actuators for controlling the caster... Stryker Corporation

04/06/17 / #20170098048

Universal calibration system

A medical support control system comprises a medical support having memory and a control system in connection with the memory and for connection with a component for use at the medical support. The medical support control system further includes a detection system configured to detect when the component is connected... Stryker Corporation

04/06/17 / #20170098359

Person support apparatuses with exit detection systems

A person support apparatus, such as a bed, cot, stretcher, or the like, includes an exit detection system that has, in some embodiments, multiple user-selectable modes. A first mode issues an alert in response to a static condition being met and the second mode issues an alert in response to... Stryker Corporation

04/06/17 / #20170099198

Person support apparatuses with communication channel monitoring

A monitoring system includes one or more units that are adapted monitor the radio frequency conditions of a facility or portion of the facility. The units include a packet sniffer and/or an RF spectrum analyzer. Sniffed packets and spectrum data are recorded and made available for analysis and display, either... Stryker Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170079434

Patient support apparatus

A patient support apparatus including a seat section, a backrest section that is movable relative to the seat section, and an arm supported relative to the seat section. The arm is adapted to move between a first position adjacent the seat section for use as an arm rest for a... Stryker Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170079766

Embolectomy devices

An embolectomy device includes a clot engaging structure comprising a plurality of interconnected struts forming an open cell structure having an inner lumen, wherein the clot engaging structure is biased to expand or otherwise expandable from a radially constrained configuration to a radially expanded configuration when released from a delivery... Stryker Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170079767

Embolectomy devices

An embolectomy device includes a clot engaging structure comprising a plurality of interconnected struts forming an open cell structure, and further includes an attachment structure configured to advance and retract the clot engaging structure out of, and back into, respectively, the open distal end of a delivery catheter, the attachment... Stryker Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170079859

Reconfigurable transport apparatus

A transport apparatus includes a frame, a lift mechanism supporting the frame, and a litter deck for supporting a person. The litter deck is adapted to be reconfigured between a chair configuration and a cot configuration. The litter deck is also adapted to be removably mounted to the frame, with... Stryker Corporation








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