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Osteograft implant

System and method for altering rotational alignment of bone sections

Percutaneous osseointegrated implant assembly for use in supporting an exo-prosthesis

Date/App# patent app List of recent Implant-related patents
07/10/14
20140195205
 Method for designing and manufacturing a bone implant patent thumbnailMethod for designing and manufacturing a bone implant
An anatomical implant application, such as a bone implant application for instance, can receive an anatomical image that is representative of an anatomical structure. The anatomical implant application can generate an implant image that is associated with the anatomical structure.
07/10/14
20140195005
 Osteograft implant patent thumbnailOsteograft implant
Bone implant compositions are provided that include a body made of cortical bone extending along an axis between a first end and a second end. The body includes an outer surface configured to engage host bone of a patient and at least one recess extending transverse to the axis into the outer surface of the body configured for disposal of an insert.
07/10/14
20140195003
 System and method for altering rotational alignment of bone sections patent thumbnailSystem and method for altering rotational alignment of bone sections
A rotational correction system includes an implant having first and second sections, the implant having a rotatable permanent magnet disposed in a housing of the first section, the rotatable permanent magnet mechanically connected to a nut operatively coupled to the second section. A keyed portion is interposed between the nut and one or more non-linear grooves disposed on an inner surface of the housing.
07/10/14
20140195002
 Percutaneous osseointegrated implant assembly for use in supporting an exo-prosthesis patent thumbnailPercutaneous osseointegrated implant assembly for use in supporting an exo-prosthesis
An implant assembly for a long bone is adapted to support an exo-prosthesis. The assembly includes a stem, a subdermal component and a percutaneous post.
07/10/14
20140195001
 High strength injection molded orthopedic devices patent thumbnailHigh strength injection molded orthopedic devices
High strength implantable devices having complex surfaces are injection molded from powder metal wherein the surface is defined by a monolithic insert made by additive manufacturing. The insert defines the surface texture of the device and may also include a portion to form an ingrowth texture and a portion to form a substrate interface texture.
07/10/14
20140195000
 Sperical subtalar implant patent thumbnailSperical subtalar implant
One embodiment of the invention includes a sinus tarsi implant with a proximal portion that includes a spherical portion. The spherical portion may include apertures for tissue in-growth.
07/10/14
20140194996
 Patient-adapted and improved articular implants, designs and related guide tools patent thumbnailPatient-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 joint.
07/10/14
20140194994
 Intervertebral fusion implant patent thumbnailIntervertebral fusion implant
The present invention provides an intervertebral implant for implantation in a treated area of an intervertebral space between vertebral bodies of a spine. The implant includes a spacer portion having an inferior and superior surface, wherein the inferior and superior surfaces each have a contact area capable of engaging with anatomy in the treated area, and the inferior and superior surfaces define a through-hole extending through the spacer body.
07/10/14
20140194993
 Percutaneous arthrodesis method and system patent thumbnailPercutaneous arthrodesis method and system
A method and system for percutaneous fusion to correct disc compression is presented. The method has several steps, for instance, inserting a percutaneous lumbar interbody implant; positioning guide wires for each facet screw to be implanted; performing facet arthrodesis in preparation for the facet screws; fixating the plurality of facet screws; and optionally performing foramen nerve root or central decompression.
07/10/14
20140194989
 Devices and methods for stabilizing tissue and implants patent thumbnailDevices and methods for stabilizing tissue and implants
An implant for repairing a joint between a first bone and a second bone includes a first section constructed of a substantially rigid material and a graft constructed of soft tissue having a first end and a second end. The first section has a first end surface configured for positioning against the first bone.
07/10/14
20140194988
Devices and methods for stabilizing tissue and implants
An implant for repairing a joint between a first bone and a second bone includes a first section constructed of a substantially rigid material and a graft constructed of soft tissue having a first end and a second end. The first section has a first end surface configured for positioning against the first bone.
07/10/14
20140194987
Silk covered breast implant
The present specification provides for methods for purifying fibroins, purified fibroins, methods of conjugating biological and synthetic molecules to fibroins, fibroins conjugated to such molecules, methods of making fibroin hydrogels, fibroin hydrogels and fibroin hydrogel formulations useful for a variety of medical uses, including, without limitation uses as bulking agents, tissue space fillers, templates for tissue reconstruction or regeneration, cell culture scaffolds for tissue engineering and for disease models, surface coating to improve medical device function, or drug delivery devices.. .
07/10/14
20140194985
Controller and power source for implantable blood pump
Methods and apparatus for controlling the operation of, and providing power for and to, implantable ventricular assist devices which include a brushless dc motor-driven blood pump, are disclosed. In one embodiment, a control system for driving an implantable pump is provided.
07/10/14
20140194979
Transcatheter heart valves
A prosthetic heart valve comprises a collapsible and expandable support frame comprising a longitudinal axis. The frame comprises a first circumferential undulating structure defining an outflow end of the frame, and a second circumferential undulating structure spaced apart from the first circumferential undulating structure.
07/10/14
20140194978
Transcatheter heart valves
A prosthetic heart valve comprises a biological tissue valve and a collapsible and expandable support frame comprising longitudinal axis. The frame comprises an outflow circumferential structure defining an outflow end of the frame and defining a single row of expandable cells, and a circumferential undulating strut structure spaced apart from the outflow circumferential structure.
07/10/14
20140194975
Method of treating paravalvular leakage after prosthetic valve implantation
A method for treating paravalvular leakage at a location of a stented prosthetic valve includes the steps of delivering a clip to a location adjacent chordae tendinae of a native valve, and deploying the clip such that the clip captures at least some of the chordae tendinae of the native valve, thereby increasing tension in the captured chordae tendinae. The clip is delivered to the location in a collapsed stated and is released from a sheath convert to an undeflected or relaxed state.
07/10/14
20140194974
Implantable medical device having enhanced endothelial migration features and methods of making the same
An implantable medical device having enhanced endothelial migration features, generally comprises: a structural member including a leading edge and a trailing edge interconnected by a third surface region, the leading edge including a second surface region in a generally curvilinear cross-section, and the trailing edge including a fourth surface region in a generally curvilinear cross-section, whereby blood flow over the second surface region generate shear stress at the second surface region without an eddy region in the second surface region.. .
07/10/14
20140194968
Controlled deployable medical device and method of making the same
Controlled deployable medical devices that are retained inside a body passage and in one particular application to vascular devices used in repairing arterial dilations, e.g., aneurysms. Such devices can be adjusted during deployment, thereby allowing at least one of a longitudinal or radial re-positioning, resulting in precise alignment of the device to an implant target site..
07/10/14
20140194965
Implantable epicardial electrode assembly
An implantable epicardial electrode assembly comprises electrode poles fixed on the heart having a large surface area and being multipolar and can at the same time be used as sensing and stimulating electrodes, wherein the electrode assembly has the shape of a tennis racket or is circular, elliptical, hexagonal, rectangular, oakleaf-shaped, star-shaped or cloverleaf-shaped and comprises at least two electrode poles which are arranged over a large surface area, and a further electrode arrangement which comprises at least one electrode pole and which is arranged between the large surface area electrode poles and further comprises a fixing element, wherein the defibrillation can take place between the mutually insulated poles of the electrodes, and wherein the stimulation of the heart can take place between one of the electrode poles and a pole of the electrode arrangement.. .
07/10/14
20140194953
Implantable medical device
An implantable medical device including a first generator. The first generator includes a first power source coupled to a first controller.
07/10/14
20140194947
Current generation architecture for an implantable stimulator device having coarse and fine current control
Disclosed herein are current output architectures for implantable stimulator devices. Current source and sink circuitry is divided into a plurality of stages, each of which is capable via an associated switch bank of sourcing or sinking an amount of current to or from any one of the electrodes of the device.
07/10/14
20140194944
Implantable device for acquisition and monitoring of brain bioelectric signals and for intracranial stimulation
An implantable device for the acquisition and monitoring of brain bioelectric signals is described. The implantable device has a plurality of active electrodes configured to detect brain bioelectric signals, the active electrodes being arranged on a grid connected to an electronic module of the implantable device according to a predefined pattern.
07/10/14
20140194941
Method and apparatus for intrachamber resynchronization
Methods, apparatus, and systems are provided to control contraction of the heart. At least one sensing element receives signals indicating electrical activity of sinus rhythm of the heart.
07/10/14
20140194938
Sheaths for implantable fixation devices
Sheaths for implantable fixation devices are disclosed. Sheaths have a flexible body with a perforated wall, an open end, a closed end, and a body interior sized and shaped to receive the fixation device..
07/10/14
20140194933
Devices and methods for stabilizing tissue and implants
An implant for repairing a joint between a first bone and a second bone includes a first section constructed of a substantially rigid material and a graft constructed of soft tissue having a first end and a second end. The first section has a first end surface configured for positioning against the first bone.
07/10/14
20140194930
Interspinous process implant having deployable anchor blades
An interspinous process implant is disclosed that includes a body defining a longitudinal axis, an interior cavity and opposed proximal and distal end portions, a pair of anchor wings operatively associated with the distal end portion of the body and mounted for pivotal movement relative to the longitudinal axis of the body between a first position housed within the interior cavity of the body and a second position extending radially outwardly from the body, an anchor collar operatively associated with the proximal portion of the body and mounted for axial movement relative to the longitudinal axis of the body between a first position spaced apart from the anchor wings and a second position approximated with the anchor wings, a pair of anchor blades operatively associated with the anchor collar and mounted for movement between a first position housed at least partially within the interior cavity of the body and a second position extending radially outwardly from the anchor collar.. .
07/10/14
20140194929
Orthopedic fastener blocking system
In an exemplary embodiment, the present invention provides an orthopedic fastener blocking system that allows for a desirable number of fasteners to be used with an orthopedic device even when the orthopedic device is too small to accommodate a desired number of traditionally located and oriented fasteners or when the accessibility to the device is reduced so that addressing a desired number of traditionally located and oriented fasteners is not possible. The system includes an orthopedic implant and at least first and second fasteners where one of the first and second fasteners prevents the other of the first and second fasteners from uninstalling when the first and second fasteners are in the installed position..
07/10/14
20140194921
Medical implantable occlusion device, and method for implantation thereof
A medical implantable occlusion device (100, 200) is disclosed comprising a fabric of at least one thread (101) and a structural formation (102) thereof having a collapsed and an expanded shape, the formation comprises a proximal and a distal portion (103, 104), a longitudinal axis (105) extending between the proximal and distal portion, wherein at least one of the proximal and distal portions comprises a peripheral edge (107, 108) having a first (109, 109′) and a second (110, 110′) radius of curvature in a direction substantially perpendicular to the longitudinal axis, wherein the first radius of curvature is different from the second radius of curvature.. .
07/10/14
20140194910
Vessel shaping devices and methods
Disclosed is a medical device for shaping a vessel accommodated therein in a predetermined form, wherein said vessel includes a vein and an artery which are connected at a artifactual vascular junction thereof. The device includes an external vascular support (100) having at least one vascular support wall for accommodating an exterior vessel wall of a vessel therein when implanted.
07/10/14
20140194902
Systems and methods for attaching a prosthesis within a body lumen or hollow organ
Systems and methods introduce and deploy prosthesis into a blood vessel or hollow body organ by intra-vascular access. The prosthesis is secured in place by fasteners which are implanted by an applier that is also deployed by intra-vascular access.
07/10/14
20140194884
Instruments for total knee arthroplasty
An instrument assembly for resecting a distal femur for receipt of a knee implant, comprising an intramedullary rod and resection instruments. A valgus portion of the intramedullary rod has series of engagement members positioned to provide a plurality of engagement positions for use in fixing the resection instruments on the valgus portion.
07/10/14
20140194877
Orthopedic fastener device
Orthopedic fastener devices for fixation of fractured bones are disclosed. The orthopedic fastener device is in the form of an orthopedic fastener having an im nail coated on its external surface with a bioabsorbable or biodegradable hydrogel.
07/10/14
20140194872
Apparatus and method for treating cardiovascular diseases
A removable apparatus is provided for temporary implantation in a pulmonary vein for ablating atrial tissue surrounding the antrum of the pulmonary vein to treat atrial fibrillation in a subject. The apparatus comprises an electrically-insulated expandable support member and a retrieval mechanism.
07/10/14
20140194852
Micron-sized gold, kit comprising said gold and its use as a non-toxic immune suppressor
Sterile micron-sized gold particles contained in capped vials, a kit of part including the vial and a liquid capable of suspending the particles, as well as their preparation, medical devices or medicaments prepared by their preparation as well as uses thereof in treating inflammation. Also, gold coated implants preferably for use in combination with the medical devices..
07/10/14
20140194851
Flow actuated valve for implantable drug delivery device
An “mri-safe” implantable infusion apparatus and method that includes a flow actuated valve (fav) that closes to prevent a free flow of infusate to a patient during an mri procedure, and a release mechanism that opens the valve so that the device may return to normal operation following the mri procedure. In this manner, patient safety is improved and the inconvenience of having to empty the pump reservoir before undergoing an mri procedure may be avoided..
07/10/14
20140194807
Method of providing agents to the cochlea
Provided is a method of transfecting cells of the cochlea with an agent by electroporation, and in certain embodiments using a cochlear implant to provide at least one electroporation electrode.. .
07/10/14
20140194806
External anchoring configurations for modular gastrointestinal prostheses
Components may be used separately or in combination to create anchoring systems for intra-luminal implants for the treatment of metabolic disorders such as obesity and diabetes. Various systems include an external component adapted for deployment around a portion of the gastrointestinal tract (e.g., the duodenum) and an internal component adapted for implantation within the gastrointestinal tract.
07/10/14
20140194805
Anti-obesity devices
Method and apparatus for limiting absorption of food products in specific parts of the digestive system is presented. A gastrointestinal implant device is anchored in the pyloric portion of the gastrointestinal system and extends beyond the ligament of treitz.
07/10/14
20140194771
Method and apparatus for estimating neural recruitment
An implantable device for estimating neural recruitment arising from a stimulus, has a plurality of electrodes. A stimulus source provides stimuli to be delivered from the electrodes to neural tissue.
07/10/14
20140194729
Systems and methods for sensing external magnetic fields in implantable medical devices
Systems and methods for sensing external magnetic fields in implantable medical devices are provided. One aspect of this disclosure relates to an apparatus for sensing magnetic fields.
07/10/14
20140194720
Insertion of medical devices through non-orthogonal and orthogonal trajectories within the cranium and methods of using
An elongated device adapted for insertion, including self-insertion, through the body, especially the skull is disclosed. The device has at least one effector or sensor and is configured to permit implantation of multiple functional components through a single entry site into the skull by directing the components at different angles.
07/10/14
20140194719
Long-term implantable silicon carbide neural interface device using the electrical field effect
Field effect devices, such as capacitors and field effect transistors, are used to interact with neurons. Cubic silicon carbide is biocompatible with the neuronal environment and has the chemical and physical resilience required to withstand the body environment and does not produce toxic byproducts.
07/10/14
20140194680
Method for supporting vaginal cuff
Described are methods and devices useful for supporting posterior vaginal tissue for various purposes such as treating or preventing vaginal prolapse or enterocele, especially in a patient not having a uterus, the devices including implants designed to contact the vaginal cuff and connect to sacral anatomy such as the sacrum or the uterosacral ligaments.. .
07/10/14
20140194679
Implant tissue fixation system and method
Various embodiments of a mesh or implant system are provided. In certain embodiments, a tissue fixation device is included.
07/10/14
20140194678
Supporting a heart
A heart support system featuring a sleeve sized to fit about at least a portion of an adult human heart in a living body, the sleeve having an inner surface arranged to contact the heart in use and a sheath extending about and constraining the sleeve. At least one of the sheath and sleeve carry a discrete mark detectable from outside the body with the sheath and sleeve implanted within the body.
07/10/14
20140194676
Implantable devices for the treatment of incontinence and methods of using same
An implantable device includes a body member having a bottom side that is parallel to a top side; a pair of legs extending from the bottom side of the body member; and a pair of arms extending from the body member perpendicular to the pair of legs and a second arm extending from the body member perpendicular to the pair of legs.. .
07/10/14
20140194675
Method of treating incontinence
An implant for use in the treatment of urinary incontinence includes a suburethral support and an anchor portion extending from the support portion. The support portion is operatively positionable at or distal to the bulbar urethral complex and the anchor portion is operatively extensible through the obturator foramen..
07/10/14
20140194670
Implanting cardiac devices
A method of implanting a cardiac device featuring the insertion of an inner seal member through an opening in a pericardium about a living human heart. The inner seal member has a first sealing lip disposed inside the pericardium and surrounding an aperture through the inner seal member.
07/10/14
20140194058
Implantable medical device and power controlling method thereof
An implantable medical device includes a secondary coil for receiving an rf signal from the external terminal by an induced electromotive force excited by an external terminal primary coil. Rf signal includes a power signal for energizing the medical device and data signal generated upon modulation of the power signal for use in controlling the medical device.
07/10/14
20140193963
Techniques for forming 3d structures
A technique for forming 3d semiconductor structure is disclosed. In one embodiment, a substrate having at least two vertically extending fins is provided.
07/10/14
20140193798
Cyclic implant perfusion, cleaning and passivation process and implant produced thereby
This invention is a novel method for perfusion of a porous implant which achieves efficient interpenetration of desired factors into and removal of undesirable factors from the pores of the implant, cleaning of the implant, efficient passivation of the implant (inactivation of pathogens, microorganisms, cells, viruses and the like and reduction in antigenicity thereof), and the novel implant produced by such treatment. The process presents a system wherein the rate of pressure cycling, the fact of pressure cycling, and the amplitude of pressure cycling, results in highly cleaned tissues and other implants for implantation.
07/10/14
20140193776
Body made of bone substitute material and method for production
The invention relates to a biocompatible body to be implanted into a cavity of a bone, comprising a main structure made of a bone substitute material. According to the invention, the body has a connecting element, said connecting element being embedded at least partially in the main structure of the body..
07/10/14
20140193775
Components for use with implants and related methods
A system for dental restorations may comprise an abutment comprising an implant engaging portion and a component supporting portion terminating in a coronal end of the abutment. The implant engaging portion may extend apically from the component supporting portion and may have an external surface feature configured to be received in mating engagement within an opening in a dental implant.
07/10/14
20140193771
Surgical guide system for dental implantology and method for making the same
Surgical guide system for dental implantology, comprising a plate (10) provided with one or more guide sleeves (2) delimiting corresponding through holes whose axes are oriented according to predetermined directions, and a drill (4) for osteotomy having a spindle that can be connected to a handpiece or similar tool and a drilling head or drilling portion (41), the drill (4) being apt to be associated to each of the guide sleeves (2) during an osteotomy step, the guide sleeves (2) having an occlusal side (2d) and a gingival side (2g). The diameter (d41) of the drilling head or portion (41) of the drill (4) is larger than the inner diameter (d2) of said one or more guide sleeves (2) while the spindle of the same drill (4) is of smaller diameter, such that the association of the drill (4) to any of the guide sleeves (2) can be performed only by inserting its spindle through the gingival side of the sleeves, and when the drill (4) is associated with any of the sleeves (2), the drilling head (41) of the drill (4) is protruding from the gingival side (2g) thereof.
07/10/14
20140193569
Stent with preferential coating
This invention relates to stents, a type of implantable medical device, with an antiproliferative coating and a prohealing luminal coating and methods of fabricating stents with an antiproliferative coating and a prohealing luminal coating.. .
07/10/14
20140193475
Polymers comprising amorphous terpolymers and semicrystalline blocks
The present invention provides an implantable article comprising an amorphous terpolymer and a semi-crystalline polymer. The amorphous terpolymer can be admixed with the semi-crystalline polymer or form a block copolymer with the semi-crystalline polymer..
07/10/14
20140193058
Method to estimate interfractional and intrafractional organ motion for adaptive external beam radiotherapy
A therapy system (10) includes one or more processors (98, 100). The processors (98, 100) are programmed to receive one or more of: (1) dosimetric data from dosimeters (26, 28, 202, 204, 206, 208, 210, 212) implanted within a patient and/or positioned on a vest (200); and (2) motion data from surrogates (18, 20, 22, 24) implanted within the patient.


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