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Bruce M. McCormack patents

Recent bibliographic sampling of Bruce M. McCormack patents listed/published in the public domain by the USPTO (USPTO Patent Application #,Title):



08/25/16 - 20160242754 - Cervical distraction/implant delivery device
Systems for distracting a facet joint and positioning a permanent implant in the joint are disclosed. The implants serve to retain a distracted position of the facet joint which is achieved with positioning of the leading end of a distraction tool in the facet joint and then distracting or enlarging...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Jeffrey D. Smith (Providence Medical Technology, Inc.)

02/25/16 - 20160051277 - Systems and methods for treatment of compressed nerves
Disclosed herein is a system for releasing a ligament. In one embodiment, the system includes a proximal handle, a tubular body, and a flexible body. The tubular body includes a proximal end and a distal end. The handle is coupled to the proximal end. The flexible body extends through the...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Edward Fletcher Eyster, Jeffrey D. Smith, Edward Liou, Jonathan Carver, Peter How, Joshua Druker, Martin Leugers, Shigeru Tanaka (Thayer Intellectual Property, Inc.)

01/14/16 - 20160008040 - Facet joint implants and delivery tools
A spinal joint distraction system is disclosed and may include a delivery device, a driver assembly, and an internal actuator, where the driver assembly is adapted to be hold an implant and be sleevably inserted into the delivery device and the internal actuator is adapted to advance an implant distractor...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Jeffrey D. Smith (Providence Medical Technology, Inc.)

12/24/15 - 20150366576 - Ultrasound-guided minimally invasive plantar fascia release
A method for performing a plantar fasciotomy on a foot may involve advancing an elongate plantar fasciotomy device through an entry point and an exit point on the foot, cutting the plantar fascia, using the plantar fasciotomy device, and observing the advancing step and/or the cutting step, via an ultrasound...
Inventors: Edward Liou, David Michael Schummers, Jeffrey D. Smith, Bruce M. Mccormack (Thayer Intellectual Property, Inc.)

12/03/15 - 20150342649 - Lateral mass fixation system
A device for accessing and guiding at least one fixation device to a spine may include a distal portion configured to fit in a facet of the spine and a proximal portion extending from the distal portion. The proximal portion may be detachable from the distal portion and may be...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Edward Liou, Shigeru Tanaka, Christopher U. Phan

12/03/15 - 20150342648 - Lateral mass fixation implant
The various embodiments described herein provide lateral mass and facet fixation implants, which may be inserted and applied via a posterior approach, using minimally invasive or less invasive techniques. The embodiments described below generally include an intrafacet implant (or “facet implant”) and a lateral mass fixation member attached to or...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Edward Liou, Shigeru Tanaka, Christopher U. Phan, Jeffrey D. Smith, Todd Sheppard Saunders, Krzysztof Siemionow

10/22/15 - 20150297357 - Apparatus and method for bone screw deployment
Implementations described and claimed herein provide a bone anchor deployment device. In one implementation, the bone anchor deployment device includes a flexible shaft adapted to bend along a deployment trajectory. A socket at the distal end of the flexible shaft is adapted to retain a bone anchor in a non-coaxial...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Jeffrey D. Smith, Edward Liou, David Michael Schummers (Providence Medical Technology, Inc.)

08/06/15 - 20150216518 - Facet joint implants and delivery tools
A spinal joint distraction system is disclosed and may include a driver assembly with a tubular shaft, a pair of implant holder arms, an implant distractor, an internal actuator, and a distractor knob, the system also including a delivery device with a tubular shaft, a receiving assembly, and a pair...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Jeffrey D. Smith (Providence Medical Technology, Inc.)

07/23/15 - 20150202051 - Spinal fusion system
A spinal fusion system may include an interbody fusion cage, a fixation plate, and an implanter. The interbody fusion cage may include a proximal region, a distal region opposite the proximal region, a superior region, an inferior region opposite the superior region, and an open volume between the proximal and...
Inventors: Shigeru Tanaka, Edward Liou, Jeffrey D. Smith, David Michael Schummers, Brad Jones, Sandeep Kunwar, Peter Weber, Bruce M. Mccormack (Kolum, Inc.)

07/23/15 - 20150201977 - Methods and apparatus for accessing and treating the facet joint
Methods and systems are disclosed for accessing and treating the interior of the facet joint for vertebral distraction and immobilization. The systems include a number of tools that facilitate access to the facet joint, distraction of the articulating decortication of the articulating surfaces, and delivery of implants and agents into...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Nathan Christopher Maier (Providence Medical Technology, Inc.)

03/12/15 - 20150073461 - Systems and methods for treatment of compressed nerves
Disclosed herein is a system for releasing a ligament. In one embodiment, the system includes a proximal handle, a tubular body, and a flexible body. The tubular body includes a proximal end and a distal end. The handle is coupled to the proximal end. The flexible body extends through the...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Edward Fletcher Eyster, Jeffrey D. Smith, Edward Liou, Jonathan Carver, Peter How, Joshua Druker, Martin Leugers, Shigeru Tanaka, Joseph G. Mccormack (Thayer Intellectual Property, Inc.)

12/25/14 - 20140379087 - Cervical distraction method
A device and method for a minimally invasive surgical implantation to reduce radicular symptoms by inserting an expandable cervical distraction implant in the facet joint and distracting the adjacent cervical vertebrae to increase the foraminal dimension. The implant, when positioned in the cervical facet joint, expands to via delivery of...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack (Providence Medical Technology, Inc.)

10/02/14 - 20140296916 - Vertebral joint implants and delivery tools
A spinal joint distraction system for treating a facet joint including articular surfaces having a contour is disclosed and may include a delivery device including a generally tubular structure adapted to engage a facet joint, an implant adapted to be delivered through the delivery device and into the facet joint,...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Jeffrey D. Smith, Shigeru Tanaka, Edward Liou, Edward Fletcher Eyster, Jonathan Carver, Joshua Druker, Martin Leugers, Kurin Tu, Peter Lombrozo

09/25/14 - 20140288602 - Vertebral joint implants and delivery tools
A spinal joint distraction system for treating a facet joint including articular surfaces having a contour is disclosed and may include a delivery device including a generally tubular structure adapted to engage a facet joint, an implant adapted to be delivered through the delivery device and into the facet joint,...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Jeffrey D. Smith, Shigeru Tanaka, Edward Liou, Edward Fletcher Eyster, Jonathan Carver, Joshua Druker, Martin Leugers, Kurin Tu, Peter Lombrozo

09/25/14 - 20140288565 - Vertebral joint implants and delivery tools
A spinal joint distraction system for treating a facet joint including articular surfaces having a contour is disclosed and may include a delivery device including a generally tubular structure adapted to engage a facet joint, an implant adapted to be delivered through the delivery device and into the facet joint,...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Jeffrey D. Smith, Shigeru Tanaka, Edward Liou, Edward Fletcher Eyster, Jonathan Carver, Joshua Druker, Martin Leugers, Kurin Tu, Peter Lombrozo

09/04/14 - 20140249558 - Systems and methods for treatment of compressed nerves
Disclosed herein is a system for releasing a ligament. In one embodiment, the system includes a proximal handle, a tubular body, and a flexible body. The tubular body includes a proximal end and a distal end. The handle is coupled to the proximal end. The flexible body extends through the...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Edward Fletcher Eyster, Jeffrey D. Smith, Edward Liou, Jonathan Carver, Peter How, Joshua Druker, Martin Leugers, Shigeru Tanaka (Thayer Intellectual Property, Inc.)

05/01/14 - 20140121456 - Systems and methods for treatment of compressed nerves
Disclosed herein is a system for releasing a ligament. In one embodiment, the system includes a proximal handle, a tubular body, and a flexible body. The tubular body includes a proximal end and a distal end. The handle is coupled to the proximal end. The flexible body extends through the...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Edward Fletcher Eyster, Jeffrey D. Smith, Edward Liou, Jonathan Carver, Peter How, Joshua Druker, Martin Leugers, Shigeru Tanaka, Joseph G. Mccormack (Thayer Intellectual Property, Inc.)

04/10/14 - 20140100657 - Spinal facet cage implant
Implementations described and claimed herein provide a spinal facet cage implant for implantation in a spinal facet joint. In one implementation, the implant includes a distal leading end, a proximal trailing end, a first face, and a second face. The distal leading end has a distal surface generally opposite a...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Edward Liou, David Michael Schummers, Jeffrey D. Smith (Providence Medical Technology, Inc.)

01/23/14 - 20140025113 - Composite spinal facet implant with textured surfaces
Implementations described and claimed herein provide a distal leading portion of a composite spinal implant for implantation in a spinal facet joint. In one implementation, the distal leading portion includes a distal leading end, a proximal trailing end, a first face, and a second face. The distal leading end has...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Edward Liou, David Michael Schummers, Jeffrey D. Smith (Providence Medical Technology, Inc.)

11/21/13 - 20130310943 - Cervical distraction/implant delivery device
Systems for distracting a facet joint and positioning a permanent implant in the joint are disclosed. The implants serve to retain a distracted position of the facet joint which is achieved with positioning of the leading end of a distraction tool in the facet joint and then distracting or enlarging...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Jeffrey D. Smith (Providence Medical Technology, Inc.)

11/21/13 - 20130310878 - Cervical distraction/implant delivery device
Systems for distracting a facet joint and positioning a permanent implant in the joint are disclosed. The implants serve to retain a distracted position of the facet joint which is achieved with positioning of the leading end of a distraction tool in the facet joint and then distracting or enlarging...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Jeffrey D. Smith (Providence Medical Technology, Inc.)

11/21/13 - 20130310839 - Cervical distraction/implant delivery device
Systems for distracting a facet joint and positioning a permanent implant in the joint are disclosed. The implants serve to retain a distracted position of the facet joint which is achieved with positioning of the leading end of a distraction tool in the facet joint and then distracting or enlarging...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Jeffrey D. Smith (Providence Medical Technology, Inc.)

05/23/13 - 20130131454 - Systems and methods for treatment of compressed nerves
Disclosed herein is a system for releasing a ligament. In one embodiment, the system includes a proximal handle, a tubular body, and a flexible body. The tubular body includes a proximal end and a distal end. The handle is coupled to the proximal end. The flexible body extends through the...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Edward Fletcher Eyster, Jeffrey D. Smith, Edward Liou, Jonathan Carver, Peter How, Joshua Druker, Martin Leugers, Shigeru Tanaka, Joseph G. Mccormack (Thayer Intellectual Property, Inc.)

05/16/13 - 20130123922 - Cervical distraction method
A device and method for a minimally invasive surgical implantation to reduce radicular symptoms by inserting an expandable cervical distraction implant in the facet joint and distracting the adjacent cervical vertebrae to increase the foraminal dimension. The implant, when positioned in the cervical facet joint, expands to via delivery of...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack (Providence Medical Technology, Inc.)

05/16/13 - 20130123786 - Pedicle subtraction osteotomy device and methods
Disclosed herein is a device for cutting bone in performing a pedicle subtraction osteotomy. The device may include an elongated member and a flexible cutting member. The elongated member includes a distal end, a proximal end, an elongated slot between the distal end and proximal end and extending generally parallel...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack

05/02/13 - 20130110168 - Facet joint implants and delivery tools
A spinal joint distraction system is disclosed and may include a delivery device, a driver assembly, and an internal actuator, where the driver assembly is adapted to be hold an implant and be sleevably inserted into the delivery device and the internal actuator is adapted to advance an implant distractor...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Jeffrey D. Smith (Providence Medical Technology, Inc.)

05/02/13 - 20130110146 - Systems and methods for treatment of compressed nerves
Disclosed herein is a system for releasing a ligament. In one embodiment, the system includes a proximal handle, a tubular body, and a flexible body. The tubular body includes a proximal end and a distal end. The handle is coupled to the proximal end. The flexible body extends through the...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Edward Fletcher Eyster, Jeffrey D. Smith, Edward Liou, Jonathan Carver, Peter How, Joshua Druker, Martin Leugers, Shigeru Tanaka (Thayer Intellectual Property, Inc.)

01/31/13 - 20130030532 - Vertebral joint implants and delivery tools
A spinal joint distraction system for treating a facet joint including articular surfaces having a contour is disclosed and may include a delivery device including a generally tubular structure adapted to engage a facet joint, an implant adapted to be delivered through the delivery device and into the facet joint,...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Jeffrey D. Smith, Shigeru Tanaka, Edward Liou, Edward Fletcher Eyster, Jonathan Carver, Joshua Druker, Martin Leugers, Kurin Tu, Peter Lombrozo (Providence Medical Technology, Inc.)

01/31/13 - 20130030440 - Vertebral joint implants and delivery tools
A spinal joint distraction system for treating a facet joint including articular surfaces having a contour is disclosed and may include a delivery device including a generally tubular structure adapted to engage a facet joint, an implant adapted to be delivered through the delivery device and into the facet joint,...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Jeffrey D. Smith, Shigeru Tanaka, Edward Liou, Edward Fletcher Eyster, Jonathan Carver, Joshua Druker, Martin Leugers, Kurin Tu, Peter Lombrozo (Providence Medical Technology, Inc.)

01/24/13 - 20130023996 - Vertebral joint implants and delivery tools
A spinal joint distraction system for treating a facet joint including articular surfaces having a contour is disclosed and may include a delivery device including a generally tubular structure adapted to engage a facet joint, an implant adapted to be delivered through the delivery device and into the facet joint,...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Jeffrey D. Smith, Shigeru Tanaka, Edward Liou, Edward Fletcher Eyster, Jonathan Carver, Joshua Druker, Martin Leugers, Kurin Tu, Peter Lombrozo (Providence Medical Technology, Inc.)

01/24/13 - 20130023995 - Vertebral joint implants and delivery tools
A spinal joint distraction system for treating a facet joint including articular surfaces having a contour is disclosed and may include a delivery device including a generally tubular structure adapted to engage a facet joint, an implant adapted to be delivered through the delivery device and into the facet joint,...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Jeffrey D. Smith, Shigeru Tanaka, Edward Liou, Edward Fletcher Eyster, Jonathan Carver, Joshua Druker, Martin Leugers, Kurin Tu, Peter Lombrozo (Providence Medical Technology, Inc.)

01/17/13 - 20130018474 - Vertebral joint implants and delivery tools
A spinal joint distraction system for treating a facet joint including articular surfaces having a contour is disclosed and may include a delivery device including a generally tubular structure adapted to engage a facet joint, an implant adapted to be delivered through the delivery device and into the facet joint,...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Jeffrey D. Smith, Shigeru Tanaka, Edward Liou, Edward Fletcher Eyster, Jonathan Carver, Joshua Druker, Martin Leugers, Kurin Tu, Peter Lombrozo (Providence Medical Technology, Inc.)

12/15/11 - 20110306996 - Systems and methods for treatment of compressed nerves
Disclosed herein is a system for releasing a ligament. In one embodiment, the system includes a proximal handle, a tubular body, and a flexible body. The tubular body includes a proximal end and a distal end. The handle is coupled to the proximal end. The flexible body extends through the...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Edward Fletcher Eyster, Jeffrey D. Smith, Edward Liou, Jonathan Carver, Peter How, Joshua Druker, Martin Leugers, Shigeru Tanaka, Joseph G. Mccormack (Thayer Intellectual Property, Inc.)

04/14/11 - 20110087255 - Systems and methods for treatment of compressed nerves
Disclosed herein is a system for releasing a ligament. In one embodiment, the system includes a proximal handle, a tubular body, and a flexible body. The tubular body includes a proximal end and a distal end. The handle is coupled to the proximal end. The flexible body extends through the...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Edward Fletcher Eyster, Jeffrey D. Smith, Edward Liou, Jonathan Carver, Peter How, Joshua Druker, Martin Leugers, Shigeru Tanaka

07/29/10 - 20100191241 - Vertebral joint implants and delivery tools
A spinal joint distraction system for treating a facet joint including articular surfaces having a contour is disclosed and may include a delivery device including a generally tubular structure adapted to engage a facet joint, an implant adapted to be delivered through the delivery device and into the facet joint,...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Jeffrey D. Smith, Shigeru Tanaka, Edward Liou, Edward Fletcher Eyster, Jonathan Carver, Joshua Druker, Martin Leugers, Kurin Tu, Peter Lombrozo

03/18/10 - 20100069912 - Cervical distraction/implant delivery device
Systems for distracting a facet joint and positioning a permanent implant in the joint are disclosed. The implants serve to retain a distracted position of the facet joint which is achieved with positioning of the leading end of a distraction tool in the facet joint and then distracting or enlarging...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Jeffrey D. Smith

12/17/09 - 20090312763 - Facet joint implants and delivery tools
A spinal joint distraction system is disclosed and may include a delivery device, a driver assembly, and an internal actuator, where the driver assembly is adapted to be hold an implant and be sleevably inserted into the delivery device and the internal actuator is adapted to advance an implant distractor...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Jeffrey D. Smith

12/10/09 - 20090306671 - Facet joint implants and delivery tools
A spinal joint distraction system is disclosed and may include a driver assembly with a tubular shaft, a pair of implant holder arms, an implant distractor, an internal actuator, and a distractor knob, the system also including a delivery device with a tubular shaft, a receiving assembly, and a pair...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Jeffrey D. Smith (Providence Medical Technology, Inc.)

07/09/09 - 20090177205 - Methods and apparatus for accessing and treating the facet joint
Methods and systems are disclosed for accessing and treating the interior of the facet joint for vertebral distraction and immobilization. The systems include a number of tools that facilitate access to the facet joint, distraction of the articulating decortication of the articulating surfaces, and delivery of implants and agents into...
Inventors: Bruce M. Mccormack, Nathan Maier (Providence Medical Technology, Inc.)

Providence Medical Technology, Inc., Thayer Intellectual Property, Inc., Kolum, Inc.

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20130012994 - Vertebral joint implants and delivery tools
20130013070 - Vertebral joint implants and delivery tools


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