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Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 02/27/2014 > 36 patent applications in 23 patent subcategories.
20140058496 - Decellularized biologically-engineered tubular grafts: This disclosure describes decellularized, biologically-engineered tubular grafts and methods of making and using such decellularized, biologically-engineered tubular grafts.... Agent: Regents Of The University Of Minnesota
20140058497 - Deployment of stents within bifurcated vessels: Systems and methods for deploying stents within bifurcated vessels in a true pantaloons configuration (Kamat technique) are disclosed. A device including a balloon catheter and a stent surrounding the catheter is inserted into a bifurcated blood vessel. The catheter includes a first lumen configured to accept a first guide wire,... Agent:
20140058498 - Implant comprising a non-woven fabric: The invention relates to a membrane implant for the treatment of vascular malformations, said implant being implantable by endovascular methods into the vessel to be treated, wherein the membrane implant consists of an expandable stent (4) and a membrane (3, 5, 11, 2) connected with the stent (4), with said... Agent:
20140058499 - Crush recoverable polymer scaffolds: A medical device includes a polymer scaffold crimped to a catheter having an expansion balloon. The scaffold, after being deployed by the balloon, provides a crush recovery of about 90% after the diameter of the scaffold has been pinched or crushed by 50%. The scaffold has a pattern including an... Agent: Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc.
20140058500 - Radiopaque super-elastic intravascular stent: The intravascular stent is formed from a composite wire includes an inner core of radiopaque metal, a polymer layer coaxially disposed about the inner core, and an outer metal layer coaxially disposed about the polymer layer. The intermediary polymer layer acts as a barrier material between the inner core and... Agent: Depuy Synthes Products, LLC
20140058501 - Apparatus for treatment of cardiac valves and method of its manufacture: A prosthetic valve including a replacement valve having a tubular valve body wall, an expandable stent having a framework with first and second ends, and suturing holding the framework to the valve body at the first and second ends. The suturing at the first end is colored differently from the... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.
20140058502 - Integrated heart valve delivery system: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a delivery apparatus for delivering a prosthetic heart valve to a native valve site via the human vasculature without the need for a separate introducer sheath. The delivery apparatus is particularly well-suited for advancing a prosthetic valve through the aorta (i.e., in a retrograde... Agent: Edwards Lifesciences Corporation
20140058503 - Artificial valve leaflet: An artificial mitral valve has a ring, an anterior cusp-side region, a posterior cusp-side region and a valve leaflet connected along an outer edge of the ring. The valve leaflet includes an anterior cusp forming member connected to the anterior cusp-side region and a posterior cusp forming member connected to... Agent: Waseda University
20140058504 - Instrument of patterning cusp for cardiac valve reconstruction and component thereof: In a case of repairing an aortic valve by forming a valve cusp with a biomembrane, the shape and the size of a valve cusp can be determined easily. An instrument including a valve cusp sizer for measuring the size of the valve cusp and a template for scribing lines... Agent:
20140058505 - Adjustable annuloplasty ring sizing indicator: An adjustment tool enables manipulation of a prosthetic anatomical device such as an annuloplasty ring. The tool includes a compression member which is operative for retarding rotation of the adjustment shaft to preclude inadvertent rotation thereof during use of the tool by the surgeon. A locking device is associated with... Agent: St. Jude Medical, Inc
20140058506 - 3-coil wireless power transfer system for eye implants: A three-coil electromagnetic induction power transfer system is disclosed for epiretinal prostheses and other implants. A third, buffer coil is disposed between an external transmitting coil and a receiver coil buried within the body to improve efficiency and robustness to misalignments. One or more of the coils can be manufactured... Agent: California Institute Of Technology
20140058507 - Intraocular accommodating lens and methods of use: Described herein are intraocular lenses and methods of implantation. In one aspect, the lens includes a shape changing optical element; a force translation element having a first end region coupled to the optical element and a second end region extending towards a ciliary structure, and an attachment portion coupled to... Agent: Forsight Labs, LLC
20140058508 - Synthetic scaffolds and organ and tissue transplantation: Articles, compositions, and methods for growing tissues and organs using bioreactors, including rotating bioreactors, are provided. Synthetic scaffolds for growing artificial tissue and organ transplants are also provided.... Agent: Ucl Business PLC
20140058509 - Medical devices, systems, and kits for the medialization of a vocal cord: Medical devices, systems, methods, and kits for the medialization of a vocal cord are described. An embodiment of a medical device comprises a proximal portion, a distal portion, and an elongate body extending from the proximal portion to the distal portion. The elongate body defines a thread extending from the... Agent:
20140058510 - Bone implant: A bone implant can be made from a wire that defines an aperture for receiving a bone fixation means. The wire can be selected to stably fix a bone across a fracture location.... Agent:
20140058511 - Dynamic surgical implant: A surgical implant device capable of conforming to a variety of surface topographies facilitates the growth and regeneration of site to which the device is applied. The device employs a plurality of elongate members supporting a column of discrete, rotatable elements in contact with each adjacent element. Anchor plates secure... Agent:
20140058518 - Articulating spacer: Spinal implants are disclosed. One spinal implant includes a support body, an articulating element, a blocking member and a motion limiting member. The support body includes a superior end surface and a lower end surface having teeth. In between the superior end surface and the lower end surface is a... Agent:
20140058517 - Auxetic prosthetic implant: An implant including a first disc portion shaped and sized generally to correspond to a first intervertebral disc section having a pivot point positioned relative to a first surface opposite a second surface of the first disc portion and a lattice structure with a negative Poisson's ratio; a second disc... Agent:
20140058521 - Bone fusion device: A bone fusion device provides stability to bones during a bone fusion period. The bones include, for example, the vertebrae of a spinal column. The bone fusion device comprises one or more extendable tabs attached to the bone fusion device by associated rotating means. The bone fusion device is preferably... Agent: Neuropro Technologies, Inc.
20140058516 - Expandable fusion device and method of installation thereof: The present invention provides an expandable fusion device capable of being installed inside an intervertebral disc space to maintain normal disc spacing and restore spinal stability, thereby facilitating an intervertebral fusion. In one embodiment, the fusion device includes a body portion, a first endplate, and a second endplate, the first... Agent:
20140058519 - Expandable fusion device and method of installation thereof: The present invention provides an expandable fusion device capable of being installed inside an intervertebral disc space to maintain normal disc spacing and restore spinal stability, thereby facilitating an intervertebral fusion. In one embodiment, the fusion device includes a body portion, a first endplate, and a second endplate, the first... Agent:
20140058514 - Insertion tool for inter-body vertebral prosthetic device with self-deploying screws: An apparatus for inserting an intervertebral prosthesis within a spine of a mammal includes: a handle including a drive nut operating to produce rotational torque in response to user-input about a central axis; a first drive shaft including a proximal end in communication with the drive nut, receiving rotational torque... Agent: Amicus Design Group, LLC
20140058513 - Intervertebral implant: An intervertebral spacer for therapeutic treatment of a patient includes at least one link sized and dimensioned to fit within an intervertebral space in the patient, and is configured to maintain a separation of two adjacent vertebrae for a period of time. A rigid guiding object, which may be a... Agent:
20140058522 - Intervertebral implant: A vertebral implant for fusing adjacent vertebrae or for replacing vertebral bodies is disclosed. The implant is a biocompatble metal resorbable or radiolucent implant conforming substantially in size and shape with an end plate of a vertebra. The implant preferably has a wedge-shaped profile to restore disc height and the... Agent: Depuy Synthes Products, LLC
20140058512 - Intevertebral implant: An intervertebral spacer for therapeutic treatment of a patient includes at least one link sized and dimensioned to fit within an intervertebral space in the patient, and is configured to maintain a separation of two adjacent vertebrae for a period of time. A rigid guiding object, which may be a... Agent:
20140058520 - Spinal implants: A spinal implant includes upper and lower faces arranged in opposition to one another and configured to contact and space apart adjacent vertebral bodies, and first and second lateral sides connecting the upper and lower faces. A maximum distance between the upper and lower faces along the first lateral side... Agent:
20140058515 - Surface expanding spacer: An interbody spacer comprising a series of stacked walls connected by a common base, wherein the spacer collapses when pressed into an access delivery tube. During insertion, the walls can flex as a unit, like bending a deck of cards, to traverse bends in the access tube. Upon distally exiting... Agent:
20140058523 - Intra-articular joint replacement: A method of forming a shoulder prosthesis includes resecting an end portion of a humerus to form a resected end of the humerus and a resected portion separated from the humerus, the resected portion having an outer convex surface and an inner surface. The inner surface of the resected portion... Agent: Tornier
20140058524 - Vascularized porous metal orthopaedic implant devices: An osteoconductive vascularized porous metal implant device and method for implanting the vascularized device are described herein. The vascularized implant device comprises an implant which is porous titanium, tantalum or other metal which is biocompatible with the mammalian body and at least one vascular conduit which connects the porous implant... Agent:
20140058525 - Acetabular cup fixation: An acetabular cup system includes an acetabular cup having a wall with an inner surface and an outer surface. The acetabular cup includes a fixation opening through the wall, the fixation opening including a first wall portion adjacent to the inner surface and a second wall portion adjacent to the... Agent: Biomet Manufacturing, LLC
20140058526 - Directional porous coating: Porous regions are formed using selected additive manufacturing techniques. The porous regions can assist in fibro-inductive regions and/or osteo-inductive regions. A prosthetic member can be formed completely with the additive manufacturing technique and/or the additive manufacturing techniques can be used to form an augment portion that is added to the... Agent: Biomet Manufacturing Corporation
20140058527 - Cartilage repair mixture containing allograft chondrocytes: The invention is directed toward a sterile cartilage defect implant material comprising milled lyophilized allograft cartilage pieces ranging from 0.01 mm to 1.0 mm in size in a bioabsorbable carrier taken from a group consisting of sodium hyaluronate, hyaluronic acid and its derivatives, gelatin, collagen, chitosan, alginate, buffered PBS, Dextran... Agent: Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation
20140058528 - Time domain-based methods for noninvasive brain-machine interfaces: A noninvasive brain computer interface (BCI) system includes an electroencephalography (EEG) electrode array configured to acquire EEG signals generated by a subject. The subject observes movement of a stimulus. A computer is coupled to the EEG electrode array and configured to collected and process the acquired EEG signals. A decoding... Agent: University Of Maryland, College Park
20140058529 - Prosthetic socket sealing system and method: Prosthetic socket sealing systems and methods of use. Embodiments of the present invention include various combinations of sealing elements that are associated with a rigid prosthetic socket and act to seal the socket interior against air intrusion or escape via the open proximal end thereof. The socket interior may thus... Agent: The Ohio Willow Wood Company
20140058531 - Metatarsal joint shape for prosthetic foot and control mechanism and system for same: A prosthetic foot can include a plate-like foot member extending along a longitudinal axis between an anterior end generally corresponding to a toe portion of a foot to a posterior end, and a metatarsal hinge comprising an elongate groove extending between medial and lateral edges of the foot member. The... Agent: Ossur Hf
20140058530 - Prosthetic foot structure: A prosthetic foot structure comprises a mounting case, a first curved flexible member, a second curved flexible member, an upper block, a lower block, and an elastic body. The first curved flexible member defines an opening. A plurality of bolts are provided for affixing the first curved flexible member to... Agent:02/20/2014 > 46 patent applications in 25 patent subcategories.
20140052234 - Devices and methods for deploying implantable sleeves over blood vessels: In an aspect of some embodiments there is provided apparatuses and methods including a sleeve expander capable of covering with an implantable sleeve an exterior of a bodily vessel, along a chosen length thereof, the sleeve expander configured to maintain at least a portion of the implantable sleeve in an... Agent: Vascular Graft Solutions Ltd.
20140052232 - Handle assemblies for stent graft delivery systems and associated systems and methods: Handle assemblies for stent graft delivery systems and associated methods are disclosed herein. In several embodiments, a handle assembly for a stent graft delivery system includes a movable pushing component configured to deliver a distal portion of the stent graft to an arterial target site. The assembly further includes a... Agent:
20140052233 - Methods and devices for treatment of vascular defects: Methods for treating a cerebral aneurysm are described. The method includes providing an expandable wire body support structure having a low profile radially constrained state, an expanded relaxed state with a substantially spherical or globular configuration having a smooth outer surface, and a porous permeable layer comprising a braided wire... Agent: Sequent Medical Inc.
20140052231 - Stent and artificial vessel having the same: Disclosed herein is a stent which is inserted into a blood vessel of a patient who has to periodically undergo hemodialysis. The stent includes a wire frame which has a hollow cylindrical structure, and a window which is formed in a predetermined portion of a circumferential surface of the wire... Agent:
20140052235 - Stent retained on a balloon catheter: A balloon is inflated from a collapsed configuration, then deflated. A polymeric stem is then disposed over the deflated balloon and the stent crimped to the balloon.... Agent: Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc.
20140052236 - Reduced-strain extra- vascular ring for treating aortic aneurysm: Apparatus (10) is provided that includes an extra-vascular ring (12) and an endo vascular stent-graft (14). The ring (12) comprises a structural member (30), which is configured to assume an elongate hollow shape (32), which has first and second longitudinal ends (40, 42), and is suitable for placement at least... Agent: Endospan Ltd.
20140052230 - Implants having high fatigue resistance, implant delivery systems, and methods of use: According to one aspect of the present invention, a fatigue resistant stent includes a flexible tubular structure having an inside diameter, an outside diameter, and a sidewall therebetween and having apertures extending through the sidewall. According to other aspects of the invention, processes for making a fatigue resistant stent are... Agent: Covidien Lp
20140052239 - Conveying appliance with valve locating function for use during percutaneous aortic valve replacement operation: A conveying appliance with valve locating function for use during percutaneous aortic valve replacement operation includes a conveying rod (1), a sheath pipe (5), a round ring (3), at least two locating rods (2) and at least two round ring operating ropes (4). The round ring (3) is sleeved on... Agent:
20140052238 - Delivery device having a curved shaft and a straightening member for transcatheter aortic valve implantation: A delivery device (100) includes a support member (128), a distal sheath (130), an outer shaft (120) and a strengthening member (140). The support member is adapted to hold a prosthetic heart valve. The distal sheath is slidable relative to the support member between a first position in which the... Agent: St. Jude Medical, Cardiology Division, Inc.
20140052240 - Devices and methods for delivery of valve prostheses: A valve prosthesis and implantation device, and methods for use are provided. The devices described herein may be used for transcatheter delivery of an aortic valve prosthesis or transapical delivery of a mitral valve prosthesis. The implantation device utilizes movable claspers for both positioning and anchoring the valve prosthesis, reducing... Agent: Causper Medical Lnc.
20140052241 - Guided delivery of prosthetic valve: An image-guided prosthetic valve deployment system employs a prosthetic valve (80), a catheter (70) and a delivery tracking system (90). The catheter (70) has an elongated body with a proximal tip (71a) and a distal tip (71b), and the elongated body includes a delivery section (72) adjacent the distal tip... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20140052237 - Methods and apparatus for engaging a valve prosthesis with tissue: A prosthetic valve comprises a self-expanding frame which includes a self-expanding atrial skirt that forms a flanged region, a self-expanding ventricular skirt, and a first self-expanding tab coupled with the ventricular skirt. A receptacle for receiving a valve leaflet is formed by the area bounded by an outer surface of... Agent: Neovasc, Inc.
20140052242 - Replacement prosthetic heart valve, system and method of implant: A prosthetic heart valve for functionally replacing a previously implanted prosthetic heart valve is disclosed. The prosthetic heart valve includes a collapsible support structure with leaflets and anchors mounted to the support structure. The support structure also includes an inflow end and an outflow end. The anchors include a radially... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.
20140052243 - Sutureless anchoring device for cardiac valve prostheses: A device for anchoring a prosthetic heart valve on biological tissue, includes first and second anchoring assemblies, mutually couplable to secure biological tissue therebetween. The anchoring assemblies include at least one pair of complementary arched portions having anchoring formations for anchoring on the biological tissue. The anchoring formations include integral... Agent: Sorin Group Italia S.r.i.
20140052244 - Sutureless anchoring device for cardiac valve prostheses: A device for anchoring on biological tissue a prosthetic heart valve, includes first and second anchoring assemblies mutually couplable to secure biological tissue therebetween. The anchoring assemblies include at least one pair of complementary arched portions having anchoring formations for anchoring on the biological tissue. The anchoring formations include integral... Agent: Sorin Group Italia S.r.l
20140052245 - Intraocular lenses for managing glare, adhesion, and cell migration: An intraocular lens for providing vision to a subject contains an optic, a support structure coupled to the optic. The intraocular lens also includes a textured surface and/or subsurface layer. The optic is disposed about an optical axis and comprises an anterior surface and an opposing posterior surface, the surfaces... Agent:
20140052246 - Modular intraocular lens designs and methods: A modular IOL system including intraocular primary and secondary components, which, when combined, form an intraocular optical correction device, wherein the secondary component is placed on the primary component within the perimeter of the capsulorhexis, thus avoiding the need to touch or otherwise manipulate the capsular bag. The secondary component... Agent: Clarvista Medical, Inc.
20140052247 - Placental tissue grafts modified with a cross-linking agent and methods of making and using the same: Described herein are tissue grafts derived from the placenta that possess good adhesion to biological tissues and are useful in would healing applications. In one aspect, the tissue graft includes (1) two or more layers of amnion, wherein at least one layer of amnion is cross-linked, (2) two or more... Agent: Mimedx Group, Inc.
20140052248 - Crossbar spinal prosthesis having a modular design and related implantation methods: Modular spinal prosthesis having one of both of adaptable and configurable components are provided. The modular spinal prosthesis described herein provide an artificial articular configuration to replace damaged, worn or otherwise removed spinal facet elements.... Agent:
20140052249 - Spinal implants and related apparatus and methods: Example spinal implants and related apparatus and methods are disclosed. An example spinal implant includes an outer corpus and an inner corpus axially displaceably coupled to the outer corpus. A first lever accommodation is provided on the outer corpus and includes an elongated aperture. A first set of teeth are... Agent:
20140052250 - Inflatable multi-chambered devices and methods of treatment using the same: Inflatable multi-chambered devices are provided for repairing or replacing spinal discs and distracting neighboring vertebral elements. Also included are cushioning devices that may be used in a joint replacement device cushioning system. Further included are kits and systems that include such devices, methods for making such devices, and methods of... Agent:
20140052252 - Expandable fusion device and method of installation thereof: The present invention provides an expandable fusion device capable of being installed inside an intervertebral disc space to maintain normal disc spacing and restore spinal stability, thereby facilitating an intervertebral fusion. In one embodiment, the fusion device includes a central ramp, a first endplate, and a second endplate, the central... Agent:
20140052254 - Expandable fusion device and method of installation thereof: The present invention provides an expandable fusion device capable of being installed inside an intervertebral disc space to maintain normal disc spacing and restore spinal stability, thereby facilitating an intervertebral fusion. In one embodiment, the fusion device includes a body portion, a first endplate, and a second endplate, the first... Agent:
20140052253 - Expandable interbody spacer: The present invention relates to devices and methods for treating one or more damaged, diseased, or traumatized portions of the spine, including intervertebral discs, to reduce or eliminate associated back pain. In one or more embodiments, the present invention relates to an expandable interbody spacer. The expandable interbody spacer may... Agent:
20140052251 - Transforaminal prosthetic spinal disc replacement: An intervertebral implant includes a first endplate having a first surface configured to substantially engage with a first vertebral body and a second surface having an extension with a concave contact surface, the concave contact surface being spaced apart from the second surface. The implant further includes a second endplate... Agent:
20140052255 - Implant with semi-enclosed screws: The present teachings provide an implant. The implant can include an implant body partially defining at least one threaded aperture. The implant can also include a bone fastener including a threaded portion threadably engaged with the at least one threaded aperture. The threaded aperture can circumferentially surround no more than... Agent: Ebi, LLC
20140052258 - Interbody spacer: An intervertebral spinal spacer that can include a substantially annular body that can include an upper surface, a lower surface, an outer surface, and an inner surface. The inner surface of the substantially annular body can define an internal cavity. The annular body can include a plurality of outer apertures... Agent:
20140052262 - Intervertebral implant having extendable bone fixation members: An intervertebral implant is configured to be fixed in an intervertebral space defined by a first vertebral body and a second vertebral body. The intervertebral implant includes an implant body sized to be inserted into an intervertebral space, and a fixation assembly configured to be attached to the implant body.... Agent:
20140052261 - Intervertebral implant, insertion tool and method of inserting same: An intervertebral implant, alone and in combination with an insertion tool for inserting same and a method for inserting same. The implant has upper and lower parts which have universal movement relative to each other. Each of the upper and lower parts also has a surface engaging an adjacent vertebrae.... Agent: Depuy Synthes Products, LLC
20140052259 - 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... Agent: Depuy Synthes Products, LLC
20140052257 - Spine stabilization device and methods: An implant stabilizes two adjacent bones of a joint, while enabling a natural kinematic relative movement of the bones. Support components are connected to each bone of the joint, and a flexible core is interposed between them. The core and at least one of the support components are provided with... Agent:
20140052260 - Stand alone interbody fixation system: An interbody spacer system for insertion between a first vertebra and a second vertebra according to the principles of the present disclosure includes and interbody spacer and a first curved blade. The interbody spacer includes an outer wall and a first surface for engaging an endplate of the first vertebra... Agent: Alphatec Spine, Inc.
20140052263 - Systems and methods for spinal fusion: A system and method for spinal fusion comprising a spinal fusion implant of non-bone construction releasably coupled to an insertion instrument dimensioned to introduce the spinal fusion implant into any of a variety of spinal target sites.... Agent: Nuvasive, Inc.
20140052256 - Transforaminal prosthetic spinal disc replacement and methods thereof: The present invention relates generally to a prosthetic spinal disc for replacing a damaged disc between two vertebrae of a spine and methods for inserting said discs. The present invention also relates to prosthetic spinal disc designs that are implanted using a transforaminal approach, methods thereof, and apparatus thereof.... Agent:
20140052264 - Porous, stabilized craniomaxillofacial implants and methods and kits relating thereto: Porous craniomaxillofacial implants may include a plurality of polymeric particles sintered together at a plurality of contact points to form a porous network having pores; and an antioxidant disposed on a surface of at least some of the polymeric particles and/or in the pore of the porous network, so as... Agent: Ticona LLC
20140052266 - Extra-articular implantable mechanical energy absorbing assemblies having two deflecting members and methods: Implantable assemblies for manipulating energy transferred by members defining an anatomical joint, and methods of implanting and using. The members of the anatomical joint collectively define a path of motion. An assembly includes a first component configured to be attached to a first member of the anatomical joint; a second... Agent: Moximed, Inc.
20140052265 - Rolling-contact knee prosthesis: A custom knee prosthetic includes a polycentric rolling contact joint, whose instantaneous center of rotation coincides with the instantaneous center of rotation of a patient's knee joint.... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
20140052267 - Extra-articular implantable mechanical energy absorbing assemblies having two deflecting members and methods: Implantable assemblies for manipulating energy transferred by members defining an anatomical joint, and methods of implanting and using. The members of the anatomical joint collectively define a path of motion. An assembly includes a first component configured to be attached to a first member of the anatomical joint; a second... Agent: Moximed, Inc.
20140052268 - Tibial prosthesis: A tibial prosthesis, and, particularly, a fixed bearing tibial prosthesis has a two-pronged securement mechanism. The securement mechanism may or may not be angled. Advantageously, the securement mechanism, working atone or in cooperation with other securement features, minimizes micromotion between the tibial tray and tibial bearing component.... Agent: Zimmer, Inc.
20140052269 - Provisional tibial prosthesis system: The present disclosure provides a provisional tibial prosthesis system for a set of prosthetic knee joints for implantation in a natural knee, the provisional tibial prosthesis system including a bearing component and a bearing support, the spacing of the bearing component from the bearing support is adjustable to allow for... Agent: Zimmer, Inc.
20140052270 - Patient-specific hip joint devices: An implant for a femoral head of a patient. The implant includes a shell implantable on the femoral head of the patient and correcting a defect of the femoral head. The shell is designed preoperatively to have a patient-specific first surface for articulation with the patient's acetabulum and a patient-specific... Agent: Biomet Manufacturing, LLC
20140052271 - Delivery device: A medical device includes an elongate member and a delivery member. The elongate member has a retention portion and defining a lumen. The retention portion has a first configuration and a second configuration different than the first configuration. The retention portion is biased to the first configuration. The delivery member... Agent: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
20140052272 - Comfort stents: In one embodiment, a stent includes a retention portion and an elongate portion. The retention portion is configured to help retain the stent in place within a body of a patient. The elongate portion extends from the retention portion. The elongate portion has a sidewall defining a lumen and the... Agent: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
20140052273 - Filler for removing wrinkles: The present invention relates to a filler for removing wrinkles, which comprises: a thin and long tubular main body to be placed so as to penetrate through subcutaneous tissue; and through-holes for guiding tissue cells surrounding the main body into the main body, so as to form fibrous tissue, wherein... Agent: Hbmedicals Co., Ltd.
20140052274 - Tissue grafts composed of micronized placental tissue and methods of making and using the same: Described herein are tissue grafts composed of at least one membrane, where at least one side of the membrane has micronized placental tissue applied it. Also described herein are methods for making and using the tissue grafts.... Agent: Mimedx Group, Inc.
20140052275 - System and method for stabilizing unintentional muscle movements: A system and method for stabilizing a position of an object are disclosed. The system comprises a housing that includes a subsystem. The system also includes an attachment arm coupled to the housing. At least one first sensor is placed along the attachment arm, wherein the attachment arm is configured... Agent: Lynx Design02/13/2014 > 33 patent applications in 22 patent subcategories.
20140046424 - Methods, devices and systems for treating venous insufficiency: Methods and systems for improving the competency of a venous valve wherein one or more compressor(s) (e.g., space occupying material(s) or implantable device(s)) is/are delivered to one or more location(s) adjacent to a venous valve to compress the venous valve in a manner that causes one or both leaflets of... Agent: Medtronic Vascular, Inc.
20140046427 - Devices and methods for limiting a depth of penetration for an anchor within an anatomy: The present disclosure includes a securing device comprising one or more barbs. A barb may comprise a depth stop, which may itself comprise an apex portion coupled to a trough portion. A barb may be constructed, in various embodiments, from a length of shape memory wire. Thus, during deployment, a... Agent: W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
20140046426 - Heart valve prosthesis: A heart valve prosthesis configured for deployment within a native heart valve. The heart valve prosthesis includes a tubular stent and a prosthetic valve component disposed within and secured to the stent. In addition, one or more elements are coupled to a distal end of the stent to position, anchor,... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.
20140046425 - Introducer sheath: An introducer sheath has a proximal segment and distal segment. The proximal segment includes an inner portion, and a polymeric outer covering portion. The inner portion is formed from a plurality of elongated strands circularly positioned around a longitudinal axis. Each strand includes axial twist portions arranged to define a... Agent: Cook Medical Technologies LLC
20140046430 - Sleeves for expandable medical devices: The present disclosure describes treatment of the vasculature of a patient with an expandable implant. The implant is constrained to a reduced delivery profile for delivery within the vasculature by at least one sleeve. The implant may be constrained to other diameters, such as an intermediate configuration having a diameter... Agent: W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
20140046428 - Stent delivery systems and associated methods: Stent delivery systems and associated methods for delivering stents are disclosed herein. In several embodiments, a handle assembly for delivering a stent from a tubular enclosure can include a first lead screw having a first lead thread of a first pitch and first handedness, a second lead screw having a... Agent:
20140046429 - Stent delivery systems and associated methods: Stent delivery systems and associated methods for delivering stents are disclosed herein. In several embodiments, a handle assembly for delivering a stent from a tubular enclosure can include a first lead screw having a first lead thread of a first pitch and first handedness, a second lead screw having a... Agent: Altura Medical, Inc.
20140046431 - Segmented scaffold designs: Segmented scaffolds composed of disconnected scaffold segments with overlapping end rings are disclosed. Scaffolds with at least one discontinuous link are also disclosed.... Agent: Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc.
20140046432 - External support for elongated bodily vessels: An external bodily vessel support comprising an elongate body with a longitudinal axis and an interior to be brought into apposition with an exterior of the bodily vessel. The elongate body including a tubular fabric of a plurality of threads, the body when in a relaxed configuration having a relaxed... Agent: Vascular Graft Solutions Ltd.
20140046433 - Heart valve prosthesis: A heart valve prosthesis configured for deployment within a native heart valve. The heart valve prosthesis includes a tubular stent and a prosthetic valve component disposed within and secured to the stent. In addition, at least two positioning elements are coupled to a distal end of the stent to position... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.
20140046435 - Stented transcatheter prosthetic heart valve delivery system and method: A percutaneous stented valve delivery device including an inner shaft, a sheath, and a delivery capsule. The sheath slidably receives the inner shaft. A capsule proximal zone is attached to the sheath. A capsule distal zone is configured to transition between normal and flared states. A diameter of the distal... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.
20140046434 - Valve prosthesis and kit: Described is a valve prosthesis comprising: an annular structure, and a plurality of valve leaflets, and a plurality of anchoring members attached around the annular structure, the anchoring members including: a web portion coupled to the annular structure and extending axially thereto, and two end portions at axially opposed sides... Agent: Sorin Group Italia S.r.l.
20140046436 - Implantable prosthetic valves and methods: A prosthetic valve including an annulus, a pair of leaflets, and a pair of support elements is described. The annulus has a generally saddle-type shape and is connected to the support elements. The pair of leaflets extends from the annulus and are separated from each other by the support elements.... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of California
20140046438 - Interior bag for a capsular bag and injector: An interior bag for a capsular bag of an eye comprises a discriminatingly permeable interior bag that selectively reduces fluid flow volume through the interior bag. The interior bag is secured inside the capsular bag. A structure, adapted to hold a refractive device, is attached to the interior bag.... Agent:
20140046437 - Ocular collar stent for treating narrowing of the irideocorneal angle: An ocular stent for insertion in an anterior chamber of an eye is provided. The stent facilitates the restoration of the structure of an irideocorneal angle of the anterior chamber for treating structural changes from ocular aging. The stent includes an annular body sized to fit in the irideocorneal angle... Agent: Regeneye, L.L.C.
20140046439 - Implantable mems device and method: An implantable MEMS package for the treatment of an ocular condition is provided. The MEMS package includes an outer portion; an active portion attached to the outer portion, the active portion including a fluid regulating element having a moving element; and a fluidic channel at an interface of the outer... Agent:
20140046440 - Methods of obtaining ophthalmic lenses providing the eye with reduced aberrations: The present invention discloses methods of obtaining ophthalmic lens capable of reducing the aberrations of the eye comprising the steps of characterizing at least one corneal surface as a mathematical model, calculating the resulting aberrations of said corneal surface(s) by employing said mathematical model, selecting the optical power of the... Agent:
20140046441 - External breast prosthesis: An external breast prosthesis having a thin-walled outer shell and an air-filled interior cavity. The prosthesis is fabricated using a method and die set to form the two-part shell without internal supporting structure. The method provides a repeatable process which yields a prosthesis having durable air-tight seal between the anterior... Agent:
20140046442 - Nonaugmentive mastopexy: Disclosed are methods and devices for minimally invasive mastopexy, or other soft tissue suspension, which may be accomplished with our without augmentation.... Agent: Refine, LLC
20140046443 - Method and apparatus for fixing a graft in a bone tunnel: A method and apparatus for fixing a ligament in a bone tunnel by cross-pinning the ligament in the bone tunnel.... Agent: Depuy Mitek, LLC
20140046444 - Facet joint replacement: A prosthesis for the replacement of at least a portion of the bone of a facet located on a mammalian vertebra, comprising: an articulating surface that articulates with another facet; a bone contacting surface that contacts a surface of the vertebra, the articulating surface being connected to the bone contacting... Agent:
20140046447 - Cervical implant with exterior face plate: The invention is directed to a spinal fusion device, comprising a load bearing component and an anterior component, wherein the load bearing component and the anterior component are configured to mate together by complimentary coupling members, and further comprising an external outer plate configured to span two vertebrae, wherein the... Agent: Spinesmith Partners, L.p.
20140046448 - Interbody fusion device: The invention is directed to an interbody fusion device comprises a fusion bearing device and a retention device and further comprises two bone screws that pass through the retention device and into the vertebral bodies. When implanted, the construct is flush with the anterior face of the vertebras and provides... Agent: Spinesmith Partners, L.p.
20140046446 - Percutaneous cage delivery systems devices and methods: An insertion guide to aid in placing a cage into an intervertebral space is presented. The insertion guide has an elongate insertion member having a cross-sectional shape configured to engage a portion of the cage. An end of the insertion member is positioned in a desired location in the intervertebral... Agent:
20140046449 - Spinal implant and integration plate for optimizing vertebral endplate contact load-bearing edges: An interbody spinal implant including a body and an integration plate having a top surface, a bottom surface, opposing lateral sides, opposing anterior and posterior portions, and a substantially hollow center in communication with a vertical aperture. The body is recessed in a way that portions of the integration plate... Agent: Titan Spine, LLC
20140046445 - Spinal stabilization system and method: A method for stabilizing the spine at the level of one or more vertebrae includes the step of inserting a pedicle connector through the pedicle of a vertebra from one of the anterior side and posterior side of the vertebra to the other of the anterior side and the posterior... Agent:
20140046450 - Three-member prosthetic joint: A prosthetic joint includes: (a) a first member comprising rigid material and having a perimeter flange defined by an undercut groove, the flange defining a wear-resistant first contact surface having a protruding rim; (b) a second member comprising rigid material and having a perimeter flange defined by an undercut groove,... Agent:
20140046451 - Implant package: A system for packaging a medical implant may include a sleeve for housing the implant within a cavity in the sleeve, with at least a portion of the cavity conforming to the shape of the implant. A flexible material film may cover and substantially conform to the shape of the... Agent: Howmedica Osteonics Corp.
20140046452 - Total knee replacement substituting function of anterior cruciate ligament: A total knee replacement prosthesis comprising condylar and intercondylar bearing surfaces configured to manage anterior/posterior displacement between the articulating femoral and tibial components.... Agent: New York University
20140046453 - Diffusion-hardened medical implant: The present invention relates to a new composition and medical implant made therefrom, the composition comprising a thick diffusion hardened zone, and preferably further comprising a ceramic layer. The present invention relates to orthopedic implants comprising the new composition, methods of making the new composition, and methods of making orthopedic... Agent: Smith & Nephew, Inc.
20140046454 - Fracture fixation systems: Systems and methods for bone fracture repair are disclosed. One system includes a biocompatible putty that may be packed about a bone fracture to provide full load-bearing capabilities within days. The disclosed putties create an osteoconductive scaffold for bone regeneration and degrade over time to harmless resorbable byproducts.... Agent: Smith & Nephew, Inc.
20140046455 - Powered artificial knee with agonist-antagonist actuation: A knee prosthesis comprises an agonist-antagonist arrangement of two series-elastic actuators in parallel, including a knee joint, flexion and extension actuators connected to the joint in parallel with a leg member, and a controller for independently energizing the actuators to control the movement of the knee joint and leg. The... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
20140046456 - Compression heel prosthetic foot: A prosthetic foot comprises a resilient bottom member, a resilient top member, wherein the anterior top end is connected to the anterior bottom end of the resilient bottom member, and wherein the resilient top member is positioned over the resilient bottom member, and an elastomeric bumper member comprising a tapered... Agent: Ability Dynamics, L.L.C.02/06/2014 > 50 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories.
20140039596 - Balloon catheter for multiple adjustable stent deployment: A catheter configured to carry one or more stents and having an inflatable balloon for expanding a stent surrounding the balloon. The catheter is characterized in having a positioner for moving the one or more stents relative to the balloon from a first position in which the stent does not... Agent:
20140039598 - Blood loss control system: Generally described here are systems and methods for controlling bleeding. The systems generally comprise a blood control catheter having an expandable member, an intra-vessel support delivery device, and an intra-vessel support releasably attached to the intra-vessel support delivery device. The system may also include a guidewire. In some variations, the... Agent:
20140039597 - Device and method for aortic branched vessel repair: An aortic graft assembly includes a tubular component that defines a wall aperture having a proximal end that extends perpendicular to a major longitudinal axis of the tubular aortic component, and a tunnel graft connected to the wall of the tubular aortic component and extending from the wall aperture toward... Agent: Bolton Medical, Inc.
20140039599 - Medical instrument, ring prosthesis, stent and stented valve: The medical instrument includes: a first rod; a second rod which extends along the first rod; a longitudinal centre line defined by the rods; and a manipulator. The manipulator includes a plurality of fingers, each with a first finger end and a second finger end. The second finger ends are... Agent:
20140039600 - Stent fabrication via tubular casting processes: Tubular casting processes, such as dip-coating, may be used to form substrates from polymeric solutions which may be used to fabricate implantable devices such as stents. The polymeric substrates may have multiple layers which retain the inherent properties of their starting materials and which are sufficiently ductile to prevent brittle... Agent: Amaranth Medical Pte.
20140039601 - Stent and stent-graft designs: The present embodiments provide stents and stent-grafts for use in medical procedures. In one embodiment, a stent comprises a series of proximal apices, a series of distal apices, and at least one imaging element. A first suture bore is disposed in a surface of the stent at a location distal... Agent: Cook Medical Technologies LLC
20140039602 - Barbed anchors for attachment to endoluminal prosthesis: An endoluminal prosthesis that includes a support structure having a plurality of struts and an anchor that is attachable to the support structure. The anchor includes an anchor body and one or more barbs extending outwardly from the anchor body. The anchor body includes a cannula having a first end,... Agent: Cook Medical Technologies LLC
20140039603 - Bioabsorbable scaffolds made from composites: Bioabsorbable scaffolds made at least in part of a poly(L-lactide)-based composite are disclosed. The composite includes poly(4-hydroxybutyrate) or poly(L-lactide)-b-polycaprolactone block copolymer, which increases the fracture toughness or fracture resistance of the scaffold. The composite can further include bioceramic particles, L-lactide monomer, or both dispersed throughout the composite. The bioceramic particles... Agent: Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc.
20140039604 - Crush recoverable polymer scaffolds: A medical device includes a polymer scaffold crimped to a catheter having an expansion balloon. The scaffold, after being deployed by the balloon, provides a crush recovery of about 90% after the diameter of the scaffold has been pinched or crushed by 50%. The scaffold has a pattern including an... Agent: Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc.
20140039605 - Stent: A stent for insertion in a fluid conduit of a human or animal body includes a hollow structure having generally circumferentially extending parts which have opposite end portions in the longitudinal direction. The circumferential parts are joined to a longitudinally adjacent circumferential parts along the length of the hollow structure... Agent:
20140039606 - Medical device: A method for treating a bifurcation or trifurcation aneurysm (201) occurring on a first artery, the first artery and a second artery joining to a third artery, the method comprising: inserting a medical device (202) such that it is at least partially located in the first artery and is at... Agent: Merlin Md Pte Ltd.
20140039608 - Apparatus and method for heart valve repair: A device for gathering tissue of a heart valve leaflet may include an outer tube extending in an elongated direction, a capture tool moveable in the outer tube between a contained position and a use position, and a tissue securing component disposed at a distal end of the outer tube... Agent: St. Jude Medical, Cardiology Division, Inc.
20140039609 - Holders for prosthetic heart valves: An improved holder and storage system for prosthetic heart valves that pre-shields or pre-constricts the commissure posts of the valve to prevent suture looping. Pre-shielding and pre-constriction mean at the time of manufacture, so that the valves are stored with the commissure posts shielded and/or constricted. The holders may have... Agent: Edwards Lifesciences Corporation
20140039612 - Method for stabilizing a cardiac valve annulus: A method for stabilizing a cardiac valve annulus is provided. The method includes intravascularly delivering a prosthesis to a region of a cardiac valve, expanding the prosthesis to secure the prosthesis to the region of the cardiac valve, and reducing the inner diameter of the prosthesis to form the region... Agent: Medtronic Vascular, Inc.
20140039607 - Mitral valve leaflet clip: A device for gathering tissue of a heart valve leaflet may include an outer tube extending in an elongation direction and having an open distal end, a capture tool movable in the outer tube between a contained position and a use position, and a tissue securing component disposed at a... Agent: St. Jude Medical, Cardiology Division, Inc.
20140039611 - Transcatheter mitral valve prosthesis: A prosthetic cardiac valve comprises an anchor having an atrial skirt, an annular region, and a ventricular skirt. The prosthetic valve also has a plurality of prosthetic valve leaflets each having a first end and a free end. The first end is coupled with the anchor and the free end... Agent: Neovasc Inc.
20140039610 - Transcatheter prosthetic heart valve post-dilatation remodeling devices and methods: A system and method for restoring (e.g., replacing) a defective heart valve of a patient. A delivery system is manipulated to percutaneously deliver and implant a stented prosthetic heart valve to a native heart valve. A post-dilatation balloon is percutaneously delivered to the implantation site, and a compliant segment thereof... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.
20140039613 - Methods for replacing a cardiac valve: A method for replacing a cardiac valve includes an expandable support member having oppositely disposed first and second ends, a main body portion extending between the ends, and a prosthetic valve within the main body portion. The main body portion has an annular shape for expanding into position in the... Agent: The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
20140039614 - Stent-valves for valve replacement and associated methods and systems for surgery: Stent-valves (e.g., single-stent-valves and double-stent-valves) and associated methods and systems for their delivery via minimally-invasive surgery are provided.... Agent:
20140039615 - Devices and methods for surgical and percutaneous repair of heart valve lesions: The devices and methods relate to surgical and percutaneous repair of heart valve regions. The devices may be structured to conform to the desired shape of a specific patient. The devices may include a frame and an artificial body onto which leaflets of the valve may coapt or rest.... Agent: Emory University
20140039616 - Intraocular lens and manufacturing method thereof: Provided is an intraocular lens having a novel structure with high utility which is easy to adapt to patients, and can improve quality of vision (QOV). In an intraocular lens, an optical characteristic is set rotationally symmetric around an optical axis, and a spherical aberration of a size corresponding to... Agent: Kowa Company, Ltd.
20140039617 - Breast implant assembly: A medical implant assembly and method having a medical implant, e.g. a breast prostheses, attached to a biological interface. The biological interface is comprised of a dermal material with capsular contracture inhibiting properties so that once the medical assembly is inserted into the host, the biological interface, which is intimately... Agent:
20140039618 - Hybrid breast implant and tissue expander, methods of making and use of same: An implant includes a first container and a plurality of members disposed in the first container. The implant can be made by attaching a member to a second container disposed in the first container and inserting the second container in the first container. The implant can be used by disposing... Agent:
20140039619 - Septal implant: A rhinological implant for straightening the nasal septum is fastened on both sides of a septum (S), separating left and right sides of a nasal cavity of a human nose, on the outer surface of the septum (S), in the left and the right sides of the nasal cavity. Before... Agent: Heinz Kurz Gmbh Medizintechnik
20140039620 - Device for tissue repair: A based device for use as tissue repair includes a median part between two end parts. The median and end parts have a different tensile stiffness.... Agent: Georgia Tech Research Corporation -georgia Instittute Of Technology
20140039621 - Monolithic orthopedic implant with an articular finished surface: A monolithic material including a first region having a first variability of strength and a second region joined to the first region, the second region having a second variability of strength, wherein the monolithic material has a variability of strength less than the first variability of strength of the first... Agent: Sevika Holding Ag
20140039622 - Expandable fusion device and method of installation thereof: The present invention provides an expandable fusion device capable of being installed inside an intervertebral disc space to maintain normal disc spacing and restore spinal stability, thereby facilitating an intervertebral fusion. In an exemplary embodiment, the present invention provides an intervertebral implant. The intervertebral implant may be configured to transition... Agent:
20140039625 - A minimally-invasive, laterovertically expanding, intervertebral disc scaffolding: A laterovertically expandable scaffolding is provided for supporting an intervertebral disc space using a minimally invasive procedure. The scaffolding can be configured to provide a low-profile entry in a collapsed configuration through the single point of entry through the annulus. The expanding including laterally expanding at least a portion of... Agent:
20140039628 - Allograft intervertebral implant and method of manufacturing the same: The present invention is directed to an allograft intervertebral implant sized and configured for insertion between adjacent vertebral bodies in a spinal fusion surgery. The implant is preferably manufactured from two or more pieces of allograft bone joined together by a joint, more preferably a dovetail joint. The dovetail joint... Agent: Depuy Synthes Products, LLC
20140039629 - Expandable intervertebral implant: A method of inserting an expandable intervertebral implant is disclosed. The implant preferably includes first and second members capable of being expanded upon movement of first and second wedges. The first and second wedges, while being capable of moving with respect to each other and the first and second members... Agent: Stryker Spine
20140039627 - Implant for transforaminal intracorporeal fusion: The invention relates to an implant for the transforaminal intracorporeal fusion of lumbar vertebral column segments. At least some sections of the surface areas that are in direct contact with the spinal column are provided with an anti-dislocation mechanism (1) while an attachment part (4) for a positioning instrument (10)... Agent: Advanced Medical Tehcnologies Ag
20140039624 - Intervertebral implant devices for supporting vertebrae and devices and methods for insertion thereof: Implant devices for implantation within an intervertebral space are provided, together with methods and tools for use therewith. Implant devices of the present invention include an implant body formed of a synthetic bone substitute material, such as a nanocrystalline calcium phosphate material. The implant body and the methods and tools... Agent:
20140039626 - Pivotal lateral cage and method of insertion: A process for inserting a pivotable interbody spacer including an insertion instrument configured to manipulate a pivotable interbody spacer during insertion, wherein the insertion instrument includes means for coupling the interbody spacer and a means for fixing the angular position of the interbody spacer. According to one method for inserting... Agent: Beacon Biomedical, LLC
20140039623 - Stabilizing joints: An intervertebral spacer and stabilization implant includes a plate having sockets configured for retaining a fastener passable through the socket and into an adjacent vertebral body. One or more connecting projections extend from a side of the plate, to mate with projections extending from a spacer body. A plurality of... Agent:
20140039630 - Osteosynthesis device: In one embodiment, the present invention includes an intramedullary osteosynthesis or arthrodesis implant including a central body, a first pair of legs extending from the central body to a pair of leg tips, and a second pair of legs extending from the central body, in a direction opposite the first... Agent: Memometal Technologies
20140039631 - Patient-adapted and improved articular implants, designs and related guide tools: Methods and devices are disclosed relating improved articular models, implant components, and related guide tools and procedures. In addition, methods and devices are disclosed relating articular models, implant components, and/or related guide tools and procedures that include one or more features derived from patient-data, for example, images of the patient's... Agent: Conformis, Inc.
20140039632 - Glenoid vault fixation system: A glenoid vault fixation device includes a body and at least one blade anchor. Interchangeable glenoid articular components connect to the body. The set of interchangeable components may address a continuum of glenoid and/or total shoulder indications. The body may provide multiple attachment points for the blade anchor, or may... Agent: Imds Corporation
20140039633 - Prosthetic devices to improve joint mechanics in arthroplasty: Disclosed herein is a kit that includes a humeral stem having a central longitudinal axis, the humeral stem configured to attach to a resected bone; a first tuberosity component having a first thickness relative to the central longitudinal axis of the humeral stem; a second tuberosity component having a second... Agent: Exactech, Inc.
20140039634 - Joint prosthesis system with positionable head: A prosthesis system includes at least one stem including a cavity, a plurality of heads having a head coupling portion, at least one first coupler including a first upper coupling portion and a first lower coupling portion, the first upper coupling portion configured to couple with the head coupling portion... Agent: Depuy Synthes Products, LLC
20140039635 - Joint prosthesis having a bending hinge that comprises a spreading axle: A joint prosthesis has a bending hinge, which is formed by a hinge fork and an axle pin, which comprises two axle stubs, which are arranged in an installation position for insertion, in which installation position the axle stubs are retracted in a coupling piece, and in an expanded position... Agent: Deru Gmbh
20140039636 - Connecting mechanism for medial and lateral polyethylene bearing surfaces for knee replacement: Disclosed herein are improved methods, apparatus and/or systems for a tibial implant assembly that can facilitate balancing, positioning, insertion, locking and maneuvering of the modular tibial inserts during knee surgery. The system may include a plurality of modular tibial inserts with locking or engagement mechanisms that allow creation of a... Agent:
20140039638 - Method and apparatus for acetabular reconstruction: A trial system for a prosthesis is described. The prosthesis can include an acetabular prosthesis generally for implantation in an acetabulum and the surrounding pelvis. The acetabular prosthesis includes an acetabular cup having a substantially concave inner surface and a substantially convex outer surface. One trial shell or a collection... Agent: Biomet Manufacturing, LLC
20140039637 - Sleeve for modular revision hip stem: The present disclosure provides a femoral prosthesis for use during a revision procedure. The femoral prosthesis includes a body, a neck, a stem, and a sleeve. The sleeve facilitates reattachment of an osteotomized proximal femur, specifically the greater trochanter, following a revision femoral prosthesis surgery involving an extended trochanteric osteotomy.... Agent: Zimmer, Inc.
20140039640 - Method of dose controlled application of bone graft materials by weight: Methods of providing dose controlled application of bone graft materials are disclosed. In particular, methods for determining a target quantity of bone graft material for clinical application in order to ensure maximum clinical results are provided. These methods comprise determining the target weight of the material to be applied.... Agent: Prosidyan, Inc.
20140039641 - Implantable device for directional control of flow within the anatomic tracts of the body: The systems and methods described herein related generally to a device that enables the directional control of flow through an anatomical tract of the body. More particularly, the device described herein includes a valve from a plurality of projections. In some implementations, the projections are configured as flaps, posts, or... Agent:
20140039639 - Methods and devices for conduit occlusion: The present invention comprises systems, methods and devices for the delivery of compositions for occluding or of means for opening conduits. The implantable occlusive material may be delivered pre-formed or in situ cured and, may be a resorbable material that supports tissue ingrowth that eventually replaces the material leaving little... Agent: Femasys Inc.
20140039642 - Prosthetic ankle module: A prosthetic ankle module allows for translational and/or rotational movement of a prosthetic foot relative to an adapter. The ankle module can include a four-bar linkage assembly. Links of the linkage assembly can be arranged in various configurations, e.g., parallel or non-parallel and having equal or non-equal lengths, to provide... Agent: Ossur Hf
20140039643 - Systems and methods for prosthetic suspension system: A prosthetic device includes an inner socket assembly including an upper interface member having a generally cylindrical outer periphery, the outer periphery defining a diameter and a length, the diameter being substantially greater than the length, and an outer socket assembly including a lower interface member having a recess correspondingly-shaped... Agent:
20140039644 - Modular prosthetic devices and prosthesis system: An adjustable prosthesis system for a residual limb includes: an adjustable outer shell having an adjustable inner volume and an adjustable inner shape; at least one closure component attached to the adjustable outer shell and adapted to adjust at least one of the adjustable inner volume and the adjustable inner... Agent:
20140039645 - Prosthetic ankle joint mechanism: A prosthetic foot and ankle assembly includes a foot component and an ankle joint mounted thereto and having a fixed range of dorsi-plantar flexion. The ankle joint includes a joint mechanism in the form of a hydraulic linear piston and cylinder assembly having a pair of chambers on opposite sides... Agent: Blatchford Products LimitedPrevious industry: Surgery: light, thermal, and electrical application
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