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Greatbatch Medical S.A. Patents
Assignee:
Greatbatch Medical S.A.
Address:
Orvin, CH
No. of patents:
43
Patents:












Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
D622124 Ratcheting screwdriver thumb actuator August 24, 2010
8585709 Straight cup impactor with lever arm November 19, 2013
An orthopedic impactor device for positioning an orthopedic prosthetic cup implant during a hip replacement surgery is described. The impactor is designed with a "one piece" elongated body portion, having a distal prosthetic cup engagement portion which is separated from a proximal s
8277457 Orthopaedic inserter using a collet mechanism October 2, 2012
An orthopedic prosthetic inserter used for the implantation of an acetabular prosthetic cup implant. The inserter consists of a drive train, a C-shaped housing, and a collet mechanism used to attach a prosthetic cup implant. When activated by the drive train, the collet mechanism exp
8251901 Retractor for minimally invasive surgery August 28, 2012
A surgical retractor comprises an elongate member having a coupling region disposed at one end thereof. The retractor is adapted to engage a base of a head of a pedicle screw. The coupling region of the elongate member has a filament-receiving hole adapted to receive a filament which
8236004 Inserter for minimally invasive joint surgery having an interchangeable prosthesis engaging pist August 7, 2012
An acetabular inserter (10) aids a surgeon in controlling the installation of an acetabular cup prosthesis (11) having a central, female aperture (13). The inserter includes an inserter head (20), a housing (12) and a locking mechanism. The housing (12) is attached to the inserter he
8236003 Prosthesis component holder attachable to an inserter handle August 7, 2012
An adaptor/holder (40) is described which attaches to the front (18) of an existing orthopedic inserter/impactor handle (10) via the handle's existing threaded interface mechanism (22). The adaptor/holder (40) has an annular housing (42) that snaps onto the front (18) of the existing
8221431 Calibrated mechanical orthopedic driver with wear-compensated torque-limiting mechanism July 17, 2012
A torque-limiting driver (10) for orthopedic surgical use has a housing (16) to which a torque force may be applied and transferred to a driver output shaft (18). The housing (16) encloses a cam bearing assembly (52) having a ball cage (54) disposed so that balls (56) of the ball cage (5
8182486 Guided reamer system for reshaping bone May 22, 2012
A reamer system is provided which includes a cannulated reamer handle, and a corresponding cannulated reamer, which, when assembled and operated over a drill pin secured in a manner axially aligned with the stem of the femoral joint, enables the accurate and controlled reshaping of the
8147497 In situ patellar fixing system April 3, 2012
Disclosed is a patellar cutting jig for use in a knee joint surgical procedure. The jig grips and holds a patella in situ in spatial reference to the femur to enable the appropriate cut to be made to the patella to accurately accommodate the patello-femoral gap at the replacement knee
8088149 Dynamic intervertebral stabilization system January 3, 2012
A vertebral dynamic stabilization system is used to fix the positional relationship of adjacent vertebrae of the spine. The vertebrae' stabilization system includes at least two pedicle screws(20), with an interconnecting rod (60) disposed therebetween, the pedicle screws each having
8080010 Device and template for canine humeral slide osteotomy December 20, 2011
In the field of canine humeral osteotomy, an osteotomy plate including a proximal plate portion lying substantially in a first plane for application to the humerus. The proximal plate portion has a bottom surface adapted for application to the surface of the humerus, and the proximal
8075563 Resurfacing reamer with cutting struts December 13, 2011
Disclosed is a guided orthopedic bone reamer (10a) for cutting a profile relief shape (21a) into a joint bone (20). The reamer (10a) has a cutting head (30a) and an axial guide assembly (70). The cutting head (30a) has a profile cutting form (24a) with a rim (34) and an apex (38a). The a
8057477 Guided reamer system for reshaping bone November 15, 2011
A reamer system is provided which includes a cannulated reamer holder, and a corresponding cannulated reamer, which, when assembled and operated over a drill pin secured in a manner axially aligned with the stem of the femoral joint, enables the accurate and controlled reshaping of the
8052689 Cut-off acetabular reamer November 8, 2011
An acetabular reamer (10, 10', 10'') is intended in particular for the shaping of the cotyloid cavity in the event of a replacement of a hip joint by total prosthesis. The reamer (10, 10', 10'') is typically of a truncated hemispherical form and is adapted for attachment to a reamer
7988692 Surgical tool holder and surgical tool August 2, 2011
A surgical tool holder 12 and tool system 10 is provided. The surgical tool holder (12) is adapted to connect to a tool support (14) having an interface receiver (36). The tool support provides a mount for a surgical tool head. The tool holder (12) includes a center rod (20), a tool
7976548 Surgical tool holder for facilitated sterilization July 12, 2011
A surgical tool holder aids a surgeon in controlling the use of a tool during, for example, preparation of a femoral cavity for reception of hip joint prosthesis. The holder has a housing that encloses a mechanism having, at a far end, a tool-engaging interface, and at the opposite end,
7967824 Bone cutting fixture assembly with guide appendages June 28, 2011
A bone cutting fixture assembly for use as guide for a cutting blade in shaping a distal end of a femur to receive a component of a knee prosthesis is provided. The assembly has a centrally located, elongated support structure, made of a polymeric material, having a trapezoidal cross
7955323 Instrument holder and method for a surgical instrument having a park position June 7, 2011
A surgical instrument holder has a head assembly and a drive spindle assembly. The head has a second coupling end with a coupling device and interface for receiving and holding a surgical instrument. The instrument is held by a releasable locking mechanism having a ring slideably biased
7955320 Precision spindle instrument holder for surgical instrument June 7, 2011
A surgical instrument holder (10) is made up of a head assembly (68) and a drive spindle assembly (42). The head assembly (68) has a shank (12) with a first driveable end (14) and second coupling end (16). The second end has a coupling device (20) having an interface (22) for receiving a
7922726 Surgical tool handle and disposable broach assembly April 12, 2011
A surgical tool handle and separate disposable orthopedic tool head assembly is disclosed. The surgical tool handle has a reinforcing member extending from it. The reinforcing member is receivable in an internal bore of the disposable orthopedic tool head and provides structural rein
7922722 Contoured reamer teeth and method of manufacture April 12, 2011
An acetabular reamer (10') for cutting a required cut shape is described. The reamer (10') has a cutting shell (12') having a series of doubly curved cutting teeth (16') thereon of a quantity to substantially reduce a cutting pressure on each tooth as well as to reduce a size of a typica
7922721 Acetabular reamer April 12, 2011
An acetabular reaming system is disclosed of the type having a driver and a tool held together by a quick-release coupling mechanism. The tool (10) has a hollow body (12) defining a domed shape with a rotational axis (14), an apex (16) aligned with the axis (14) and a hemispherical wall
7918856 Guided reamer system for reshaping bone April 5, 2011
A guided reamer (10) has a central cannulation (12, 12a) adapted to receive a drill pin (14) secured in a manner which is axially aligned with the stem (22) of the bulbus bone joint (20). The reamer (10)has a profile cutting form (24) with cutting teeth (40) formed therein for cuttin
7909828 Contoured reamer teeth and method of manufacture March 22, 2011
An acetabular reamer (10') for cutting a required cut shape. The reamer has a cutting shell (12') having a series of doubly curved cutting teeth (16') thereon of a quantity to substantially reduce a cutting pressure on each tooth as well as to reduce a size of a typical chip generated up
7905883 Locking triple pelvic osteotomy plate and method of use March 15, 2011
A TPO bone plate with an offset longitudinal axis has a bone-contacting bottom side and a top side. Sets of overlapping holes communicate through the plate from the top to the bottom side. The overlapping holes have multifaceted surfaces such as a threaded surface or a coaxial series of
7901406 Contoured reamer teeth March 8, 2011
An acetabular reamer (10') for cutting a required cut shape. The reamer has a cutting shell (12') having a series of doubly curved cutting teeth (16') thereon of a quantity to substantially reduce a cutting pressure on each tooth as well as to reduce a size of a typical chip generated up
7901405 Minimally invasive surgical reamer and connection March 8, 2011
An acetabular reamer (10) has a cutting structure (12) rotatable about a longitudinal axis (14) with a domed shell portion (16). The shell (16) has an outer surface (18) presenting multiple cutting sites (20) and an inner surface (22) for accumulation of debris. The shell (16) has a
7887481 Mountable top-loading surgical retractor February 15, 2011
A mountable, top-loading retractor device that is quickly and easily mountable to a surgical tool support frame. The device has two main sections a mount assembly for attaching to the support frame, and a top-loading retractor assembly pivotably linked to the mount assembly. The moun
7857816 Inserter for minimally invasive joint surgery having interchangeable thread December 28, 2010
An acetabular inserter (10) aids a surgeon in controlling the installation of an acetabular cup prosthesis (11) having a central, female aperture (13). The inserter includes an inserter head (20), a housing (12) and a locking mechanism. The housing (12) is attached to the inserter head,
7854340 Stackable storage containers with connecting latches December 21, 2010
A modular storage container for articles according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises a floor panel, a plurality of stackable side walls constructed and arranged to be connectable to the floor panel, a plurality of stackable end walls constructed and arranged to be
7850692 Minimally invasive surgical reamer and connection December 14, 2010
An acetabular reamer has a cutting structure rotatable about a longitudinal axis with a domed shell portion. The shell has an outer surface presenting multiple cutting sites and an inner surface for accumulation of debris. The shell has a static insertion profile area that is defined
7850691 Contoured reamer teeth December 14, 2010
An acetabular reamer (10') for cutting a required cut shape. The reamer has a cutting shell (12') having a series of doubly curved cutting teeth (16') thereon of a quantity to substantially reduce a cutting pressure on each tooth as well as to reduce a size of a typical chip generated up
7819318 Intelligent implement having metal encased passive radio frequency transponder and examples of u October 26, 2010
A metal-encased passive radio-frequency transponder assembly includes a metal housing having an external surface and an opening accessing an interior space, the opening closeable with a metal cover to provide a solid metal encasement. The interior space of the encasement is defined b
7785329 Reamer spindle for minimally invasive joint surgery August 31, 2010
An adjustable reamer spindle is provided to aid a surgeon in controlling an instrument. The reamer spindle is easily disassembled for cleaning. The spindle has a repositionable handle, a locking ring, and an elastic device. The locking ring aids in holding the reamer spindle together.
7780669 Reamer spindle for minimally invasive joint surgery August 24, 2010
An adjustable reamer spindle is provided to aid the surgeon in controlling the instrument. The reamer spindle is easily disassembled for cleaning. The spindle has a repositionable handle, a locking ring, and an elastic device. The elastic device biases against a handle locking mechanism
7749227 Precision assembleable surgical tool handle with limited-play interconnect mechanism July 6, 2010
A precision adjustable surgical tool holder/driver is provided which is easily disassembled for cleaning and precisely reassembled. The holder/driver has a positionable handle allowing adjustment of the position of the handle about the spindle of the holder to enable the "handedness"
7740648 Locking bone plate June 22, 2010
A bone plate(s) of complex form is provided, particularly suited to tibial plateau-leveling osteotomy and a distal femoral osteotomy. The bone plate has a main longitudinal axis, a bone-contacting bottom side (not shown) and a top side with at least three sets of overlapping holes which
7722653 Locking bone plate May 25, 2010
A bone plate(s) of complex form is provided, particularly suited to tibial plateau-leveling osteotomy and a distal femoral osteotomy. The bone plate has a main longitudinal axis, a bone-contacting bottom side (not shown) and a top side with at least three sets of overlapping holes which
7682363 Inserter for minimally invasive joint surgery March 23, 2010
An acetabular impactor aids a surgeon in controlling the installation of an acetabular cup prosthesis having a central, female aperture. The impactor includes an impactor head, housing and a locking mechanism. The housing is attached to the impactor head, the housing enclosing a drive
7637909 Reamer spindle for minimally invasive joint surgery December 29, 2009
An adjustable reamer spindle is provided to aid the surgeon in controlling the instrument. The reamer spindle is easily disassembled for cleaning. The spindle has a repositionable handle, a locking ring, and an elastic device. The elastic device biases against a handle locking mechanism
7632276 Minimally invasive collapsible surgical reamer December 15, 2009
A preferred acetabular reamer is disclosed for cutting a bone socket, defining an apex and rotatable about a drive axis. The reamer has a domed support portion adjacent the apex and a plurality of cutting members, which may be of the cheese grater or bladed type, each pivotally mounted
7608076 Minimally invasive collapsible surgical reamer October 27, 2009
A surgical reamer (10) for cutting a bone socket is provided, defining a drive axis, an apex. The reamer (10) further includes (a) a fixed support portion (12) aligned with the drive axis and having at least one radial cutting blade (16c); (b) a pivoting portion (20) aligned with the dri
7600451 Detachable surgical ratchet October 13, 2009
A surgical ratchet assembly includes a handle, a driver, a ratcheting mechanism and a locking mechanism. The driver is received within the handle in a rotatable relationship with respect thereto. The ratcheting mechanism is interposed between the handle and the driver. A locking mech

 
 
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