Core Essence Orthopaedics, Inc.
|Core Essence Orthopaedics, Inc. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20130144310||METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REPAIRING A TENDON OR LIGAMENT - The invention comprises methods and apparatus for reattaching anatomical members, such as tendons, ligaments, or bone, during preparing and healing of the member using a surgical repair device that can be securely attached to the member and then safely guided through tortuous anatomy for reattachment and repair. The repair device further includes structural means to secure opposed ends of the member against separation during healing. Devices for aiding in the positioning of the surgical repair device also are provided, such as a crimp connector holder tool for holding the crimp connector during threading therethrough of two sutures attached to two tendon stumps for bringing the two stumps into abutment and crimping them in place.||06-06-2013|
|20130046340||MEDICAL DEVICE AND PROCEDURE FOR ATTACHING TISSUE TO BONE - A bone anchor device comprising a main anchor body defining a longitudinal axis and having an external formation for engaging the main anchor body to a bone and a receiving formation, and an eyelet pin defining a longitudinal axis and having a passage substantially transverse to the longitudinal axis through which a length of suture can be threaded, wherein the eyelet pin is longitudinally insertable in the receiving formation from an open position, in which a suture passing through the eyelet would not be fixed in the passage and may translate within the passage, into a closed position, in which a suture passing through the passage in the eyelet pin would be fixed in the passage.||02-21-2013|
|20120041484||MEDICAL DEVICE AND PROCEDURE FOR ATTACHING TISSUE TO BONE - The invention pertains to a method and apparatus for attaching tissue to bone. Particularly, the invention relates to bone anchors for receiving (or being pre-loaded with) sutures for connecting to soft tissue that is to be attached to bone, including tools for implanting the bone anchors and facilitating the attachment of soft tissue to bone via the bone anchors and procedures for using the same.||02-16-2012|
|20120016397||METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENDOSCOPIC LIGAMENT RELEASE - The invention pertains to a method, apparatus, and system for cutting anatomic members, such as ligaments, in surgical procedures such as carpal tunnel release, plantar fasciotomy, gastroc release, cubital tunnel release, and tarsal tunnel release. The apparatus includes a retrograde knife and a guide tool for guiding the knife and a scope during surgery. Relevant features include a knife stop for preventing the knife from inadvertently raising out of the knife channel, indicators showing the proper orientation for the guide tool, a self dilating tip and channel design on the guide tool, a cover piece and/or pivotable panel system for preventing ligaments and other anatomy from getting caught in the guide tool, a pivot pin and groove system for stabilizing the knife and also assuring that the knife blade is not inadvertently raised out of the channel, and a use indicator for preventing re-use of a single use device.||01-19-2012|
Patent applications by Core Essence Orthopaedics, Inc.