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Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc. Patents
Assignee:
Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
Address:
Warsaw, IN
No. of patents:
684
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
RE43526 Rod introduction apparatus July 17, 2012
An introduction apparatus for approximating a longitudinal member and an implant to permit fixation therebetween. The introduction apparatus having a gripping nose for securely engaging an implant, a lateral approximation mechanism for laterally aligning an implant and an offset long
RE42576 Human spinal disc prosthesis July 26, 2011
The invention relates to a spinal disc endoprosthesis. The endoprosthesis has a resilient body formed of one or more materials which may vary in stiffness from a relatively stiff exterior annular gasket portion to a relatively supple central nucleus portion. Concaval-convex elements at
RE42545 Polyaxial pedicle screw having a threaded and tapered compression locking mechanism July 12, 2011
A polyaxial orthopedic device for use with rod implant apparatus includes a screw having a curvate head, a two-piece interlocking coupling element which mounts about the curvate head, and a rod receiving cylindrical body member having a tapered socket into which both the screw and the
RE42480 Human spinal disc prothesis with hinges June 21, 2011
The invention relates to a spinal disc endoprosthesis. The endoprosthesis has a resilient body formed of one or more materials which may vary in stiffness from a relatively stiff exterior annular gasket portion to a relatively supple central nucleus portion. Concaval-convex elements at
D647202 Bone marrow harvesting device October 18, 2011
D557814 Modular surgical tray and cover December 18, 2007
8586073 Methods and formulations for administration of resolvin anti-inflammatory compounds November 19, 2013
The invention relates to resolvins and their use as anti-inflammatory compounds. The resolvins may be administered in a variety of forms, including drug depots comprising polymers or lipids. The pharmaceutical formulations of the present invention may be used to treat a variety of co
8579982 Spinal implant having deployable bone engaging projections November 12, 2013
Instrumentation is disclosed for inserting an interbody spinal fusion implant for implantation at least in part within and across the generally restored height of a disc space between two adjacent vertebral bodies of a human spine. The implant has an external housing and a substantially
8579981 Expanding interbody implant and articulating inserter and method November 12, 2013
A device to space vertebral members with first and second members that may have at least one ramped section. The first and second members may be positioned in a vertically overlapping arrangement with interior sides of the members facing together. The device may be positionable between a
8579979 Expandable intervertebral spacers and methods of use November 12, 2013
An intervertebral spacer is inserted between vertebral members in a compact configuration and expanded post-insertion to contact the adjacent vertebral members. The intervertebral spacer comprises a first member and a second member movable with respect to the first member between ret
8579949 Provisional fixation for a multi-axial screw assembly November 12, 2013
A multi-axial screw assembly comprises a receiver, a base member, a crown and a bone screw. The base member includes an aperture extending through the base member and an opening on a bottom portion of the base member. The base member is rotatable relative to the receiver and has an inner
8579909 Methods and instrument for vertebral interbody fusion November 12, 2013
Methods and instrumentation particularly adapted for disc space preparation for insertion of implants from an anterior approach to the spine are provided. The instruments include a guide sleeve defining a channel having overlapping cylindrical working channel portions and lateral non
8579907 Spacer with height and angle adjustments for spacing vertebral members November 12, 2013
A device to space vertebral members that may include a deploying device with a first member with an elongated first shaft and a first body at an end of the first shaft, a second member with an elongated second shaft that extends around the first shaft and a second body at an end of the
8574302 Bone augmentation device November 5, 2013
A bone augmentation device includes at least one axial member defining a longitudinal axis and a plurality of transverse members. Each transverse member extends from a first end, removably connected to the at least one axial member to a second end configured for fixation with bone. The
8568460 Spine distraction implant and method October 29, 2013
A spine distraction implant alleviates pain associated with spinal stenosis and facet arthropathy by expanding the volume in the spine canal and/or neural foramen. The implant provides a spinal extension stop while allowing freedom of spinal flexion.
8568455 Spine distraction implant and method October 29, 2013
A spine distraction implant alleviates pain associated with spinal stenosis and facet arthropathy by expanding the volume in the spine canal and/or neural foramen. The implant provides a spinal extension stop while allowing freedom of spinal flexion.
8568454 Spine distraction implant and method October 29, 2013
A spine distraction implant alleviates pain associated with spinal stenosis and facet arthropathy by expanding the volume in the spine canal and/or neural foramen. The implant provides a spinal extension stop while allowing freedom of spinal flexion.
8564416 Systems and methods for automated programming of RFID tags using machine readable indicia October 22, 2013
Methods and systems for automatically programming an RFID tag using machine readable indicia. A dual mode device performs a bar code scan of a bar coded label. Information obtained from the bar code scan is stored. This information may be used to query a database indexed by the bar code
8562682 Artificial intervertebral joint permitting translational and rotational motion October 22, 2013
An intervertebral joint prosthesis having a ball component (22) for engagement with a first vertebra (26) and a trough component (24) for engagement with a second vertebra (27) adjacent to the first vertebra is disclosed. The trough component (24) includes a generally concave surface
8562651 Sacroiliac terminal anchor device and method October 22, 2013
A spinal stabilization apparatus and method according to which an anchor element is engaged with a bone structure of a spinal system. The anchor element defines a reservoir adapted to contain a bone-growth promoting material and the reservoir is in fluid communication with the bone s
8562650 Percutaneous spinous process fusion plate assembly and method October 22, 2013
A spinal implant helps stabilize vertebrae for fusion. The implant is particularly adapted for percutaneous implantation, but may also be used with other access techniques. The implant includes first and second plates that extend through a slot in a frame. When installed, the frame e
8562648 Intervertebral implant with movement resistant structure October 22, 2013
An implant unit used in surgery has a body made from osteogenic implantable material and including an implant portion and a retaining portion, which is coupled to and extends transversely to the implant portion. The retaining portion is attached to the sidewall of the adjoining verte
8562610 Compliant device and method for cutting an intervertebral disc October 22, 2013
Devices for cutting an intervertebral disc that may include an elongated shape with a distal end and a proximal end and being sized for insertion into an intervertebral space. The devices may include a number of articulating segments that are movably connected together to be shaped in
8298286 Non-linear vertebral mesh October 30, 2012
A vertebral augmentation system comprising a biocompatible mesh sheet having a first end and a second end. The mesh sheet includes a plurality of first strands having a first maximum extension intertwined with a plurality of second strands having a second maximum extension. The mesh
8298275 Direct control spinal implant October 30, 2012
A bone anchor assembly is provided, which may be used in cervical, thoracic, lumbar or sacral areas of the spine or other orthopedic locations. The anchor assembly includes a bone anchor, a receiver mounted to the bone anchor, a saddle within the receiver, a spacer within the receive
8298274 Multi-axial bone screw assembly October 30, 2012
A bottom-loading multi-axial bone anchor apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes a receiver member, a crown member, a bone anchor and a retaining member. The receiver member defines an upper opening and a lower opening, which may form part of the same opening, a channel, and a
8298272 Self-locking surgical fastener October 30, 2012
The present application is directed to self-locking surgical fasteners. The fastener generally includes a shaft section, a head section, and one or more locking members. The locking members may be located within the head section. A first portion of the locking members may extend beyond a
8298270 Pivoting joints for spinal implants including designed resistance to motion and methods of use October 30, 2012
Methods of assembling a vertebral anchor to a body shaped to receive a longitudinal member. The methods may include inserting a wear member and a head of an anchor into a cavity through an inlet in a first end of a body. The body may further include a second end with a channel to receive
8298269 Orthopedic revision connector October 30, 2012
A connector apparatus for use in orthopedic procedures includes a base portion and an extending leg portion that forms a channel. Part of the base portion can be placed atop or adjacent implanted fixation members (e.g. bone screws), and a locking member can be inserted through the base
8298266 Connectors for elongated surgical members and methods of use October 30, 2012
The present application relates to connectors for coupling together two surgical members of different materials while inhibiting galvanic corrosion. The connector may include a first coupling element composed of a material with a similar galvanic potential to one of the surgical memb
8298264 Systems and methods for use in spinal support October 30, 2012
A method for supporting a spine of a person includes forming a pathway in a spine by removing a plurality of portions of a plurality of vertebrae of the spine with the pathway being configured to receive a supporting structure. The supporting structure is inserted into the pathway and
8298242 Systems, devices and methods for bending an elongate member October 30, 2012
Systems, devices and methods are provided for bending an elongate member used in a medical procedure. In one form, the device includes a bending mechanism having a plurality of engaging members are selectively positioned relative to a receiving area. In one embodiment, a first set of
8293232 Flowable carrier matrix and methods for delivering to a patient October 23, 2012
A carrier matrix may be delivered to a target position within a patient in a minimally invasive manner by first cutting a collagen sponge sheet into a plurality of relatively small pieces. These pieces are sized so that, when wet, they are capable of flowing through a cannula and/or
8292963 Expandable implant for supporting skeletal structures October 23, 2012
Embodiments of the invention include expandable, implantable devices and methods. Devices expand linearly to provide secure fixation between or among anatomical structures. The expanded height of some embodiments is greater that twice the unexpanded height of the device. In some embo
8292962 Spinal nucleus replacement implants October 23, 2012
An intervertebral prosthesis implantable within a disc space and disposed between upper and lower vertebral endplates is provided. The prosthesis comprises a plurality of prosthesis components insertable into the disc space, wherein the components have at least one set of complementa
8292957 Bone hemi-lumbar arcuate interbody spinal fusion implant having an asymmetrical leading end October 23, 2012
An interbody spinal implant is formed of cortical bone adapted for placement across an intervertebral space formed across the height of a disc space between two adjacent vertebral bodies. An asymmetrical leading end on the implant is adapted to sit upon the peripheral areas, such as
8292934 Dynamic anchor assembly for connecting elements in spinal surgical procedures October 23, 2012
Devices and methods include a multi-axial anchor assembly engageable to a vertebra and a connecting element positionable through a receiver of the anchor assembly. The anchor assembly includes a flexible member between the receiver and an anchor member of the anchor assembly, thereby
8292930 Tethering devices and methods to treat a spinal deformity October 23, 2012
The present application is directed to tethering systems that provide a corrective force to one or more vertebral members. The tethering systems may include an elongated member with first and second sections. The sections are displaceable relative to each other to increase a length of
8292927 Flexible articulating spinal rod October 23, 2012
Embodiments of the invention include a spinal construct for stabilizing a segment of a spinal column with a flexible spinal rod having one or more flexible components that articulate longitudinally and change curvature along at least a portion of their length in response to normal ph
8292174 Medical device tracking system with capsule and method October 23, 2012
Embodiments of the invention include systems and methods for tracking a medical device. Systems configured for such tracking may include the capability to either or both detect tampering with the medical device and to effectively expose an encapsulated medical device to sterilization
8287570 Spinous process anchoring systems and methods October 16, 2012
Devices and methods for anchoring one or more elongate connecting members along the spinal column include a transverse linking member positionable through a spinous process in a generally orthogonal orientation to the sagittal plane. At least one coupling assembly is engageable about an
8282953 Malleable implants containing demineralized bone matrix October 9, 2012
Described are malleable medical compositions such as pastes or putties that include solids combined with a liquid carrier. The solids include particulate collagen and particulate demineralized bone matrix. The liquid carrier includes an aqueous medium comprising a polysaccharide. Als
8277493 Anterior cervical plating system October 2, 2012
An anterior fixation system includes a plate defining a plurality of screw holes, a number of screws and a number of locking assemblies for fixing the screws to the plate. The system includes two bone screws, a fixed angle screw and a variable angle screw, that are configured to exte
8277453 Instruments and systems for vertebral column manipulation October 2, 2012
Vertebral column manipulation systems include spinal derotation instrumentation to affect one or more derotation maneuvers on a scoliotic spine or on a spine having one or more displaced, misaligned or curved vertebral levels. Derotation instrumentation is attached to at least one ve
8268875 Use of anti-cytokine agents for treating carpal and tarsal tunnel syndrome September 18, 2012
Methods for treating carpal tunnel syndrome and tarsal tunnel syndrome in a subject involve providing an effective amount of an anti-cytokine agent at or near inflammation in the carpal or tarsal tunnel. Anti-cytokine agents, such as, TNF-a inhibitors, NF-.kappa.B inhibitors, IL-1 in
8268010 System and method for forming bone filling materials with microparticles September 18, 2012
A method for treating a vertebral bone comprises providing a plurality of hollow microparticles and providing a flowable and settable bone filling material. The method further comprises mixing the plurality of hollow microparticles with the bone filling material to form a bone augmentati
8268008 Osteoimplants and methods for their manufacture September 18, 2012
An osteoimplant is made up of a coherent aggregate of elongate bone particles.
8268004 Stabilized, adjustable expandable implant and method September 18, 2012
Embodiments of the invention include expandable, implantable devices and methods. Devices expand linearly to provide secure fixation between or among anatomical structures. In some embodiments, an implant replaces one or more vertebral bodies of the spine.
8268002 Slide-on end cap for a vertebral implant September 18, 2012
An implant for insertion between adjacent vertebral members, comprising an implant body with a base section having positioning teeth, and an end cap adapted for positioning at a selected point on the base section via adjustment of an approach direction. The end cap comprises a seating
8268000 Composite interbody spacer September 18, 2012
A composite interbody spacer includes a first portion formed of a first material and a second portion formed of a second material.
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