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Inventor:
Tornier; Alain
Address:
Saint Ismier, FR
No. of patents:
46
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
RE42805 Elbow prosthesis October 4, 2011
A humeral component, forming a first articulating surface, and an ulnar component forming a second articulating surface adapted to be disposed around a part of the first articulating surface and to pivot about its longitudinal axis. This ulnar component is provided with structure for
D630749 Intersomatic cage January 11, 2011
8282685 Surgical apparatus for implantation of a partial of total knee prosthesis October 9, 2012
This surgical apparatus comprises, on the one hand, means for spatial marking-out of the kneecap and femur of a patient to be operated on, and, on the other hand, means for simultaneous and relative representation of this kneecap provided virtually with a patellar implant of the pros
8277511 Shoulder or hip prosthesis and method for setting same October 2, 2012
A prosthesis and method for a ball and socket joint. The prosthesis includes a first component including an anchoring shank and a metaphyseal portion. The metaphyseal portion includes a first articular surface configured to move in translation relative to the anchoring shank. An inte
8246653 Device for the lateral stabilization of the spine August 21, 2012
The device (9) comprises vertebral elements (10, 20, 10', 20') adapted to be fixed to the same lateral side of the bodies of at least two adjacent vertebrae (1, 2), the elements being associated in pairs that are provided to be associated with the left and right sides of the vertebrae.
8187282 Ancillary tool for positioning a glenoid implant May 29, 2012
The ancillary tool according to the invention comprises a plate which defines a convex surface intended to bear against the glenoid cavity of a patient's scapula and which forms a directional guide for a drilling, fashioning or like member. To allow the surgeon to apply this member in a
8177811 Joint prosthesis for total lumbar arthroplasty by posterior approach May 15, 2012
The total arthroplasty joint prosthesis includes connectors (2, 4) fixed in the pedicles Vp of the spinal levels by anchoring screws (3), upper and lower connecting elements (5, 6) connecting the connectors (2, 4) to each other, and guiding and damping element (7) connecting the upper an
8048114 Device and unit for the posterior dynamic guidance of the spine and treatment system comprising November 1, 2011
A guidance device including two vertebral units adapted to be fixed to the posterior side of two adjacent vertebrae of the spine and wherein the two units have substantially spherical complementary articulation surfaces which, when the units are fixed to the vertebrae, extend overall
8002839 Surgical apparatus for implantation of a partial or total knee prosthesis August 23, 2011
This surgical apparatus comprises, on the one hand, means for spatial marking-out of the patella and femur of a patient to be operated on, and, on the other hand, means for simultaneous and relative representation of this patella provided virtually with a patellar implant of the pros
7993346 Method for placing a malleolar implant August 9, 2011
A method for implanting a malleolar implant in an ankle joint. A spacer block is positioned between a lower portion of a tibia and an upper portion of an astragalus in the ankle joint. A guide attached to the spacer block is positioned opposite an outer surface of a fibular malleolus
7942882 Ancillary tool for fitting a humeral component of an elbow prosthesis May 17, 2011
An ancillary tool for fitting a humeral component of a total or partial elbow prosthesis, comprising a guiding tool (30) for boring a humeral trochlea (T) along a geometric axis (X-X') of bend of a joint to be equipped with said prosthesis. The guiding tool (30) includes a stirrup el
7922728 Ancillary tool for fitting an ulnar component and/or a radial component of an elbow prosthesis April 12, 2011
An ancillary tool (10) comprising a trial humeral trochlea (20.sub.2) that is representative of an anatomical humeral trochlea when the trial humeral trochlea is in place with respect to corresponding cubital (S.sub.C) and/or radial (S.sub.R) articular surfaces and a cut-out guide (3
7887544 Ancillary tool for positioning a glenoid implant February 15, 2011
The ancillary tool according to the invention comprises a plate which defines a convex surface intended to bear against the glenoid cavity of a patient's scapula and which forms a directional guide for a drilling, fashioning or like member. To allow the surgeon to apply this member in a
7678150 Total shoulder prosthesis of an inverted type March 16, 2010
A total shoulder prosthesis includes a glenoidal component a substantially hemispherical convex articular surface and of which a center of curvature is adapted, when the prosthesis is implanted, to be located in the glenoid cavity or in the immediate vicinity thereof, and a humeral c
7608075 Humeral nail October 27, 2009
A humeral nail includes an elongated body, a plurality of interlocking devices and a locking device. The elongated body is at least partially insertable into a medullary canal of a humerus and has a proximal part with a plurality of orifices. The interlocking devices are insertable i
7476227 Tool for placing a malleolar implant for partial or total ankle prosthesis January 13, 2009
A tool for placing a malleolar implant for partial or total ankle prosthesis, which includes a spacer block, adapted to be inserted between a tibia and an astragalus of an ankle, a lug secured to the block and extending to a vicinity of an outer surface of a fibular malleolus when th
7470287 Shoulder or hip prosthesis December 30, 2008
The prosthesis according to the invention comprises a first component, humeral or femoral, presenting a concave surface of articulation and a second, intermediate component presenting first and second convex surfaces of articulation intended to cooperate respectively with the concave
7465319 Shoulder or hip prosthesis and process for fitting same December 16, 2008
This prosthesis comprises a humeral or femoral component and an intermediate component. The concave surface of articulation of the humeral or femoral component is formed by a plate connected by a neck to a part of this component adapted to be anchored in the humeral or femoral medull
7462197 Glenoidal component of a shoulder prosthesis, set of elements constituting such a component and December 9, 2008
The glenoidal component for shoulder prosthesis according to the invention comprises a base adapted to be immobilized on a patient's glenoid cavity and an element adapted to be added on the base and defining a convex surface of articulation of which at least a part is globally in the for
7396357 Ancillary tool and method for positioning a prosthetic acetabulum of a hip prosthesis July 8, 2008
An ancillary tool and method for manipulating and implanting a prosthetic acetabulum including a tool provided, adjacent a distal part, with a head for interacting with an endpiece that is used for gripping the acetabulum and, in its proximal part, with a surface for application of a for
7364694 Process for the sterile packaging of a polyethylene prosthetic implant April 29, 2008
A prosthetic implant made of polyethylene is packaged in a sterile manner by being placed in a flexible, gas-impermeable sachet after which a vacuum is created in the sachet and it is hermetically closed. The sachet is subsequently placed in a gas-impermeable envelope and an inert gaseou
7335204 Osteosynthesis plate for the upper end of the arm bone February 26, 2008
An osteosynthesis plate designed for osteosynthesis of displaced fracture of the upper end of the arm bone includes a T-shaped main body (2) whereof the longitudinal branch (3) and the transverse branch (4) are respectively perforated with holes (5, 6, 8) for passing through screws f
7309360 Set of humeral components for total shoulder prosthesis December 18, 2007
A set of humeral components for a total shoulder prosthesis, wherein each component is formed by an anchoring stem and a metaphyseal part which defines a concave surface of articulation in the form of a portion of a sphere. The offset between an axis of symmetry of this surface and a
7156878 Set of humeral components for total shoulder prosthesis January 2, 2007
A set of humeral components for a total shoulder prosthesis, wherein each component is formed by an anchoring stem and a metaphyseal part which defines a concave surface of articulation in the form of a portion of a sphere. The offset between an axis of symmetry of this surface and a
7033396 Shoulder or hip prosthesis facilitating abduction April 25, 2006
The prosthesis of this invention comprises a humeral or femoral component presenting a concave articulation surface, and an intermediate component presenting first and second convex articulation surfaces intended to cooperate respectively with said concave articulation surface of the
6969406 Prosthetic element comprising two components and process for assembling such a prosthetic elemen November 29, 2005
A prosthetic element comprising two principal components which are assembled together and immobilized with respect to each other by a screw which may be selectively threaded into at least one tapping in at least one of the principal components. The screw comprises at least one radial
6890357 Elbow prosthesis May 10, 2005
A humeral component, forming a first articulating surface, and an ulnar component forming a second articulating surface adapted to be disposed around a part of the first articulating surface and to pivot about its longitudinal axis. This ulnar component is provided with structure for
6824567 Method of positioning a malleolar implant for partial or total ankle prosthesis November 30, 2004
A method of positioning a malleolar implant for partial or total ankle prosthesis wherein the implant includes a head intended to bear against the astragalus or astragalian prosthetic component and a shank provided to be introduced in a bore in the fibula including providing an orifice i
6802864 Patellar implant and knee prosthesis incorporating such an implant October 12, 2004
A patellar implant for total or partial prosthesis of the knee joint incorporates an outer articular surface and an inner articular surface provided to cooperate respectively with an outer side and an inner side of a femoral trochlea or of a femoral prosthetic component. The inner and
6767368 Elbow prosthesis July 27, 2004
An elbow prosthesis which includes a humeral component having a rod extending along a longitudinal axis and this component further includes a generally cylindrical body having a first articulating surface about which an ulnar component is pivotally mounted so as to pivot about a long
6761740 Glenoid component of a shoulder prosthesis and complete shoulder prosthesis incorporating such a July 13, 2004
A shoulder prosthesis glenoid component which includes a base adapted to be immobilized on a glenoid cavity of a shoulder, and an element including a convex articulation surface adapted to cooperate with a humeral component of the prosthesis. The element is selectively mounted on the bas
6599295 Device for setting and removing an implant such as a suture anchor July 29, 2003
A device for setting and removing a deformable implant from bone wherein the device includes a body on which is mounted a movable handle which is operatively connected to activating elements for displacing a rod relative to the body for deforming and/or removing an implant from the bone.
6582469 Knee prosthesis June 24, 2003
Total prosthesis of a knee including a femoral element fitted with two condyles, a first of the condyles being external, a second of the condyles being internal, and a tibial plateau fitted with custom-made recesses to hold the condyles, wherein at least one of the condyles is integral o
6540770 Reversible fixation device for securing an implant in bone April 1, 2003
A device for fixing an implant in a patient's bone which includes an expanding element which is limited in it's plastic deformation when a force is applied for fixing the implant in the bone, such that the expanding element is reversible when another force is applied for removing the
6488712 Malleolar implant for partial or total ankle prosthesis December 3, 2002
A malleolar implant for partial or total ankle prosthesis which includes a head having a surface to bear against an astragalus or astragalian prosthetic component and from which head extends a shank adapted to be inserted through a bore in a fibula wherein the shank is provided with
6454809 Modular acetabular or cotyloid implant September 24, 2002
An acetabular or cotyloid implant. The implant includes a cotyle having an internal cavity which is adapted to receive an insert. At least one groove is arranged on an outer surface of the cotyle. The at least one groove is adapted to receive an independent element.
6379387 Elbow prosthesis April 30, 2002
This invention relates to an elbow prosthesis comprising a humeral component forming a first, substantially cylindrical articulating surface and an ulnar component forming a second articulating surface adapted to be arranged around a part of this first articulating surface and to pivot
6334874 Humeral prosthesis January 1, 2002
A humeral prosthesis including a shaft adapted to be anchored in a medullary canal of humerus, a metaphyseal portion extending upwardly and endwardly from said shaft and being joined at its outer end to a flange which is adapted to support a dome to cooperate with a glenoidal cavity of
6328758 Suture anchor with reversible expansion December 11, 2001
A suture anchor for fixing soft tissues against a bone, including a hollow body having expanding elements limited in their plastic deformation, when an external traction force (T) is applied for fixing the suture anchor in the bone by stop means and wherein the expanding elements are rev
6183519 Ankle prosthesis February 6, 2001
An ankle prosthesis, comprising a tibial element and an talar element (30), each provided with anchoring means on the lower extremity of a tibia and on the astragalus, respectively, and each delimiting an articular surface, both articular surfaces being shaped in order to interact as a w
6165224 Prosthesis intended to be anchored in a long bone December 26, 2000
A prosthesis for anchoring in a long bone wherein the prosthesis includes a stem adapted to be inserted in a medullary cavity of the bone and from which extends a metaphyseal part which is connected to a flange for bearing on a metaphysis of the bone at a zone of connection. The flange
5702478 Acetabular implant intended in particular for the iliac joint socket December 30, 1997
An acetabular or cotyloid implant intended in particular for the iliac joint socket, which comprises a metallic cage and an insert made of plastic material. The cage, which is spherical in form, is constituted by a metal frame of slight thickness composed of a network of narrow blades
5662651 External or internal fixator for repairing fractures or arthroplasties of the skeleton September 2, 1997
A skeletal fixator including implant screws, a support angularly indexed with respect to a head of the implant screws and which comprises a cavity provided with a screw thread adapted to receive a connecting rod having a screw thread of pitch different from that of the thread of the cavi
5505731 Screw for lumbar-sacral fixator April 9, 1996
A screw for a lumbar-sacral fixator for use on the spine wherein the screw comprises a threaded part and a head which has a notched surface which is inclined with respect to an elongated axis of the screw by an angle of approximately 30.degree. to 45.degree..
5405399 Total prosthesis for the metacarpo-phalangeal joint April 11, 1995
A total prothesis for the metacarpo-phalangeal joint which includes a first element for anchoring in the phalangeal diaphysis having a tapering head provided with at least two articular surfaces of concave profile and a second element for anchoring in the metacarpo diaphysis having a hea
5358526 Modular shoulder prosthesis October 25, 1994
A modular humeral prosthesis including a humeral stem for anchoring which stem includes a bearing face, a spacer in the form of a wedge having a first face which fits on the bearing face of the stem and a second face, and a humeral semi-spherical cap having a base which is fixed with res










 
 
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