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Shoulder joint bone

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623 - Prosthesis (i.e., artificial body members), parts thereof, or aids and accessories therefor

623110110 - IMPLANTABLE PROSTHESIS

623160110 - Bone

623180110 - Joint bone

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
623190140 Humeral bone 51
623190130 Humeral and glenoid bones 30
623190120 Ball and socket joint 10
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20100087927REVERSE SHOULDER PROSTHESIS - Various embodiments of the present invention relate to an apparatus and method for reverse shoulder arthroplasty (e.g., reverse total shoulder arthroplasty). In one specific example, a glenoid component used to resurface the scapula may be provided. Of note, unlike traditional total shoulder arthroplasty the glenoid component in a reverse shoulder is convex rather than concave; it acts as a physical stop to prevent the superior migration of the humeral head—a typical occurrence in patients suffering from rotator cuff tear arthropathy (CTA).04-08-2010
20090125113HYBRID GLENOID FOR SHOULDER ARTHROPLASTY - Glenoid prosthesis with a hybrid design (combining both peg and keel designs), and surgical methods for reconstitution of a shoulder joint. The hybrid design combines both peg and keel components into one device. The hybrid glenoid component of a shoulder prosthesis includes an oval body having a concave lateral articulating surface and an opposing convex medial surface. The medial surface is provided with a plurality of pegs and a single inferior protrusion. The pegs are used to attain both a superior location as well as a central location. The inferior protrusion provides stability in the superior-to-inferior translation of the humeral head, as well as rotational articulation of the same.05-14-2009
20100070044Concave Resurfacing Prosthesis - A glenoid component for use with a prosthetic humeral component for use in performing shoulder arthroplasty is provided. The glenoid component may be fitted at least partially into a cavity formed in the glenoid vault. The glenoid component includes a body having a stem portion for inserting at least partially into the cavity formed in the glenoid vault. The stem portion cooperates with the interior wall of the cavity formed in the glenoid vault. The body has a bearing portion for articulating cooperation with the prosthetic humeral component.03-18-2010
20110004315METHODS FOR MAKING OXIDATION RESISTANT POLYMERIC MATERIAL - The present invention relates to methods for making oxidation resistant medical devices that comprise polymeric materials, for example, ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE). The invention also provides methods of making antioxidant-doped medical implants, for example, doping of medical devices containing cross-linked UHMWPE with vitamin E by diffusion and materials used therein.01-06-2011
20110022178MEDICAL DEVICES - A medical device having body contacting surfaces provided with a film of amorphous calcium phosphate having a thickness of 1 nm to 10000 nm and an average dissolution rate calculated as the time taken to remove 95% of the film of at least 1 nm h01-27-2011
20130166033METHODS FOR LESS INVASIVE GLENOID REPLACEMENT - The invention features a glenoid (shoulder socket) implant prosthesis, a humeral implant prosthesis, devices for implanting glenoid and humeral implant prostheses, and less invasive methods of their use for the treatment of an injured or damaged shoulder.06-27-2013
20100161066Shoulder Prosthesis having Augmented Metaglene Component for Use in Rotator Cuff Deficient Shoulder - A shoulder prosthesis includes a metaglene component that has (i) a base with a bearing-facing side, a scapula-facing side, and an external coupling surface interposed therebetween, (ii) an augment attached to the scapula-facing side of the base, and (iii) a post attached to at least one of the base and the augment. The metaglene component has defined therein a passage extending through at least both the base and the post. The metaglene component further having a plurality of fastener holes defined in the base. The shoulder prosthesis further includes a bearing component defining a cavity and including a bearing surface, the cavity defining an internal coupling surface, and the bearing-facing side of the metaglene component being located within the cavity so that the external coupling surface of the base is positioned in contact with the internal coupling surface of the bearing component to form a friction fit connection between the bearing component and the metaglene component. The shoulder prosthesis also includes a plurality of fasteners configured to respectively extend through the plurality of fastener holes defined in the base.06-24-2010
20120191201REVERSE SHOULDER PROSTHETIC - A reverse modular humeral implant for implantation into a humerus that includes a natural humeral shaft and a natural humeral head. The implant includes a humeral stem implantable into the natural humeral shaft, and an adapter couplable to the humeral stem, the adapter including an anchoring projection configured to be coupled to a convex bearing.07-26-2012
20120191203IMPLANT PACKAGE - A system for packaging a medical implant may include a sleeve for housing the implant within a cavity in the sleeve, with at least a portion of the cavity conforming to the shape of the implant. A flexible material film may cover and substantially conform to the shape of the sleeve so as to aid in stabilizing the sleeve and implant within an outer package. An insertion instrument for inserting the implant within the body of a patient may also be provided with the system. In some embodiments, the sleeve, with the implant inserted in the cavity of the sleeve, is configured for manipulation by a user without contacting the implant, and the implant is connectable to the insertion instrument while in the sleeve.07-26-2012
20120109320SET OF GLENOID COMPONENTS FOR A SHOULDER PROSTHESIS - This set (J) comprises glenoid components (S05-03-2012
20090149961Shoulder Prosthesis having a Protrusion on the Base Plate - A shoulder prosthesis comprising a socket and a condyle that cooperates with the socket. The condyle also cooperates with a base plate facing the scapula similar to a clamping connection, the condyle being plugged onto the base plate by means of a receptacle that is embodied on the condyle and is concentric to the center line thereof. the base plate can be anchored to the glenoid fossa of the scapula with the aid of a protrusion located on the base plate as well as anchoring elements which can be accommodated within sleeves provided on the base plate. According to the invention, the base plate has a dome-shaped bottom surface that is to rest against the glenoid fossa of the scapula, the center of the dome shape being eccentric to the center line of the base plate.06-11-2009
20120296435SHOULDER PROSTHESIS - The present disclosure relates to a stemless shoulder prosthesis comprising a fixation device for fixing the prosthesis to a resected humerus bone, the fixation device comprising a base portion and anchoring means, the base portion having a distal side adapted to contact a resection plane of the bone and a proximal side for carrying a humeral head. The anchoring means are connected to the distal side of the base portion and adapted to fix the prosthesis to the bone. The anchoring means define a central axis perpendicular to the distal side of the base portion and a free central space around the central axis.11-22-2012
20080294264SHOULDER JOINT - A shoulder joint is provided. The shoulder joint includes a main support, a fold-out arm, first and second carriages arranged on the main support, and a first coupling that is operable to couple the first and second carriages together. The fold-out arm is attached by a pin to the second carriage, and the first carriage is connected to the fold-out arm in such a way that when the first and second carriages are operable to move towards each other, the fold-out arm is folded out by pivoting around the pin. The first coupling is operable to couple the first and second carriages together when the fold-out arm is folded out, and the first and second carriages are operable to move jointly in at least one direction when coupled together.11-27-2008
20080306600Shoulder prosthesis - A system and method for installing a shoulder prosthesis. The method includes removing the original humeral head and shaping the proximal end of the humerus with one or more implements to prepare the humerus to receive the shoulder prosthesis.12-11-2008
20090265010SHOULDER PROSTHESIS WITH HUMERAL FRACTURE STEM - Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to a shoulder prosthesis. These embodiments may relate to a shoulder prosthesis including, for example, a humeral stem for fracture indication. Of note, certain embodiments of the present invention provide a humeral prosthesis with improved integration of the tuberosities around the humeral stem. Various methods relating to uses and applications of the prosthesis are also disclosed.10-22-2009
20090143865METHOD AND ASSEMBLY OF A PYROLYTIC CARBON COMPONENT ATTACHED TO ANOTHER COMPONENT - A prosthetic assembly and a method of assembling same. The prosthetic assembly includes a base component with at least one engagement surface. A pyrolytic carbon component includes at least one engagement surface. The pyrolytic carbon component is elastically deformed to mechanically interlock with the engagement surface on the base component. The pyrolytic carbon component retains at least a portion of the deformation stress created during coupling with the base component.06-04-2009
20100161065Shoulder Prosthesis with Vault-Filling Structure having Bone-Sparing Configuration - A shoulder prosthesis includes a vault-filling component defining a bearing-facing surface and having a first coupling component, the vault-filling component including (i) a vault-filling first portion defining a first part of the bearing-facing surface, and (ii) a projecting second portion projecting from the vault-filling first portion so as to define a second part of the bearing-facing surface. The vault-filling first portion and the projecting second portion define a bone space therebetween. The shoulder prosthesis further includes a bearing component defining a bearing surface and having a second coupling component configured to cooperate with the first coupling component to couple the bearing component to the vault-filling component. At least one bone attachment member positioned in the bone space. The projecting second portion of the vault-filling component further defines a scapula-facing surface. The vault-filling first portion of the vault-filling component further defines (i) a first lateral surface extending from the scapula-facing surface, and (ii) a second lateral surface extending from the first part of the bearing-facing surface. The first lateral surface and the second lateral surface taper towards each other in a direction extending away from the bearing-facing surface.06-24-2010
20100191340Articulating humeral Head Prosthesis - A humeral prosthesis includes a stem component and a humeral head component. The humeral head component has a configuration that is similar to the curvature of the humeral head to allow the head to reconstruct the anatomy of the damaged humerus. The stem component is threaded and cannulated and engages the humeral head component. The stem component is configured to be inserted within the humeral diaphyseal channel. When engaged the humeral head component and the stem component form an articulated joint allowing the humeral head component to articulate with respect to the stem component.07-29-2010
20110112648METHODS FOR LESS INVASIVE GLENOID REPLACEMENT - The invention features a glenoid (shoulder socket) implant prosthesis, a humeral implant prosthesis, devices for implanting glenoid and humeral implant prostheses, and less invasive methods of their use for the treatment of an injured or damaged shoulder.05-12-2011
20130218282PROSTHETIC IMPLANT FOR BALL AND SOCKET JOINTS AND METHOD OF USE - A hip prosthesis includes an acetabular cup and a femoral component comprising a head and a stem, wherein the stem comprises a truss structure, the truss structure comprising a space truss comprising a plurality of planar truss units having a plurality of struts joined at nodes, wherein the web structure is configured to interface with bone tissue.08-22-2013
20100324691GLENOID COMPONENTS AND ASSOCIATED METHODS - A glenoid prosthetic component includes a bearing body for a prosthetic or bony humeral head. The bearing body includes a main portion for articulation with the humeral head and a peripheral portion extending about the main portion. A connection portion resides between the main portion and the peripheral portion and is mechanically weakened in order, in service, to elastically deform relative to the rest of the bearing body under the action of the humeral head.12-23-2010
20110029088GLENOID ALIGNMENT TOOL - An orthopaedic alignment guide component is provided for preparing a patient's bone socket, such as the glenoid of the patient's scapula, to receive a prosthetic glenoid component. The orthopaedic alignment guide component includes a guide body for inserting a guide pin into the patient's scapula and an inferior referencing arm for referencing an inferior surface of the patient's scapula.02-03-2011
20110144758GLENOID AUGMENT AND ASSOCIATED METHOD - A augmented glenoid implant assembly for use in performing shoulder arthroplasty is provided. The augmented glenoid implant assembly is used for cooperation with the glenoid fossa of a scapula. The implant assembly includes a first component for attachment to the scapula. The first component defines a support surface for cooperation with the glenoid fossa, a second surface positioned adjacent a buttress formed in the glenoid fossa and an assembly surface. The implant assembly also includes a second component removably secured to the first component. The second component includes an assembly face of the second component. The assembly surface of the second component is in close approximation to the assembly surface of the first component. The second component further includes an articulating surface opposed to the assembly surface.06-16-2011
20110251694Method of Designing Orthopedic Implants Using In Vivo Data - The present disclosure is directed to orthopedic implants and methods of rapid manufacturing orthopedic implants using in vivo data specific to an orthopedic implant or orthopedic trial. Specifically, the instant disclosure utilizes permanent orthopedic implants and orthopedic trials (collectively, “implants”) outfitted with kinematic sensors to provide feedback regarding the kinematics of the trial or implant to discern which implant is preferable, and thereafter rapid manufacturing the implant.10-13-2011
20110077743Orthopaedic Bearing And Method For Making The Same - An orthopaedic bearing includes a metallic component having a polymer composite secured thereto. A method of making an orthopaedic bearing is also disclosed.03-31-2011
20110153023MODULAR GLENOID PROSTHESIS AND ASSOCIATED METHOD - A glenoid implant assembly is provided. The assembly includes a first component for attachment to the glenoid fossa of a scapula. The component defines an assembly face of the component. The assembly also includes a second component removably secured to the first component. The second component includes an assembly face of the second component. The assembly face of the second component is in close approximation to the assembly face of the first component. The second component is attachable to the first component in a direction generally normal to the assembly faces.06-23-2011
20110060417SHOULDER JOINT PROSTHESIS, ESPECIALLY REVERSE SHOULDER JOINT PROSTHESIS - Shoulder joint prosthesis, especially a reverse shoulder joint prosthesis, having a joint part, especially a humeral socket (03-10-2011
20120203349PROSTHETIC MATERIAL FOR REPLACING AT LEAST ONE PORTION OF THE RADIAL GLENOID OF A RADIUS - The prosthetic material for replacing at least one portion of the radial glenoid of a radius includes a prosthetic structure (08-09-2012
20110137424Shoulder Prosthesis Assembly having Glenoid Rim Replacement Structure - A prosthesis assembly for use with a scapula is disclosed. The prosthesis assembly includes a glenoid bearing support and a bearing. The glenoid bearing support includes a glenoid vault-occupying portion configured to occupy at least a portion of a glenoid vault of the scapula, the glenoid-vault occupying portion having a first coupling component. The glenoid bearing support further includes a glenoid rim replacement portion attached to the glenoid vault-occupying portion. The bearing defines a bearing surface and has a second coupling component configured to cooperate with the first coupling component to couple the bearing to the glenoid vault-occupying portion. The glenoid vault-occupying portion defines a bearing-side end portion and an opposite-side end portion. The glenoid rim replacement portion projects outwardly from the bearing-side end portion of the glenoid vault-occupying portion. The glenoid bearing support defines a bone graft receptacle.06-09-2011
20100076561SET OF ELEMENTS TO BE ASSEMBLED IN ORDER TO FORM A SHOULDER PROSTHESIS - A set includes at least one humeral element (03-25-2010
20120310359SHOULDER IMPLANT DEVICE AND METHOD - An apparatus comprises a head, a neck, and a stem. The head is shaped to be insertable into an interval. The interval is formed using a reamed upper glenoid, a coracoid, and an acromion. The neck is in communication with the head. The neck is dimensioned to seat the head in the interval formed by the reamed upper glenoid, the coracoid, and the acromion. The stem is in communication with the neck. The stem is shaped to be insertable into a humerus.12-06-2012
20100204800MULTI-POLYMER HYDROGELS - The invention provides a multi-polymer hydrogel article having a first polymeric, water-swellable material and a second polymeric material, organized such that a first region substantially comprises the first polymeric, water-swellable material, a second region adjacent the first region comprises a mixture of the first polymeric, water-swellable material and the second polymeric material, and a third region adjacent the second region substantially comprises the second polymeric material. The article exhibits an increasing concentration gradient of the second polymeric material moving from the first region, through the second region, to the third region. The invention also provides methods for forming a multi-polymer hydrogel article by (a) forming a hydrogel structure using a first polymeric, water-swellable material, (b) creating an aerogel structure having a plurality of open pores by dehydrating the hydrogel structure, (c) contacting the aerogel structure with a second polymeric material to incorporate the second polymeric material into at least a portion of the plurality of open pores to form the multi-polymer hydrogel article, and (d) rehydrating the multi-polymer hydrogel article.08-12-2010
20100217399BASE PLATE SYSTEM FOR SHOULDER ARTHROPLASTY AND METHOD OF USING THE SAME - Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for use in a replacing a joint having a prepared bone surface. A base plate system according to one embodiment includes a base plate comprising a plurality of locking screw holes defined therethrough and first and second opposing surfaces, wherein the second surface is configured to be positioned adjacent to the prepared bone surface. The system also includes a central peg extending outwardly from the second surface of the base plate and configured to engage the prepared bone surface and a plurality of locking screws configured to be inserted within a respective locking screw hole and engage the prepared bone surface. In addition, the system includes a plurality of locking washers disposed within a respective locking screw hole and configured to receive a respective locking screw and lock the locking screw at a desired angle with respect to the base plate.08-26-2010
20120209392ADJUSTABLE REVERSE SHOULDER PROSTHESES - Adjustable reverse shoulder prostheses are disclosed herein. A glenoid assembly includes a glenoid plate configured for fixation to a glenoid bone for a reverse shoulder prosthesis; a glenosphere configured for connection to the glenoid plate; and an adjustment plate, wherein the adjustment plate has a connection for directly engaging the glenosphere, and wherein the adjustment plate has an articulation for directly engaging the glenoid plate at a variable angular orientation. During a reverse total shoulder arthroplasty method, a glenoid plate is fixated to a glenoid bone; an adjustment plate, configured for interfacing with both the glenoid plate and a glenosphere, is locked to the glenoid plate, wherein the adjustment plate is configured for angular orientation or positional change relative to the glenoid plate; a glenosphere is connected to the adjustment plate; and an angular orientation and position of the glenosphere relative to the fixated glenoid plate is independently adjusted.08-16-2012
20120004733MODULAR ARTICULATING PROSTHESES AND ASSOCIATED METHODS - Joint prostheses and associated methods that have a medialized center of rotation, inhibit subluxation of the implant while facilitating full range of motion and normal articular function, are able to be implanted using standard bone preparation techniques, and/or provide increased implant lifetime.01-05-2012
20110106266SCAPULAR COMPONENT OF A SHOULDER JOINT PROSTHESIS - Scapular component of a shoulder joint prosthesis, having a base plate (05-05-2011
20100249938METHODS AND DEVICES FOR LESS INVASIVE GLENOID REPLACEMENT - The invention relates to a glenoid (shoulder socket) implant prosthesis, a humeral implant prosthesis, devices for implanting glenoid and humeral implant prostheses, and less invasive methods of their use for the treatment of an injured or damaged shoulder.09-30-2010
20120130498MODULAR GLENOID PROSTHESIS - A kit for making a glenoid prosthesis. The kit includes an articulating member having an articulation side and an opposing second side opposing the articulating member. The opposing second side includes a locking mechanism. The kit further includes a plurality of bases, and each of the plurality of bases having an articulating-member facing side and a glenoid attachment side. Each of the plurality of glenoid attachment sides include at least one glenoid attachment member extending outwardly and sized and shaped to extend into a patient's glenoid. The glenoid attachment member of one of the plurality of bases differs from the glenoid attachment member of at least one other of the plurality of bases. Each of the plurality of bases includes a locking mechanism sized and shaped to lock each of the plurality of bases to the articulating member.05-24-2012
20120130499MODULAR GLENOID PROSTHESIS - A modular glenoid assembly. The modular glenoid assembly includes a base having a first side and an opposing second side, the first side including a plurality of connection features arranged in an array. At least one glenoid attachment member is included. The glenoid attachment member has a locking mechanism sized and shaped to lock the glenoid attachment member in at least one of the plurality of connection features on the base.05-24-2012
20100331990GLENOID IMPLANT WITH SYNTHETIC LABRUM - A prosthetic glenoid component for replicating the behavior of a patient's natural glenoid includes a rim that replicates the patient's natural glenoid labrum.12-30-2010
20120221112Rotatable Reverse Metaglene - A metaglene assembly for use in a shoulder prosthesis includes a metaglene body, an augment, a void, at least one fastener hole, and at least one fastener. The metaglene body has a lateral, prosthesis-facing side, and a medial, bone-facing side. The augment extends medially from the medial, bone-facing side of the metaglene body. The void is defined by a portion of the medial, bone-facing side of the metaglene body and a lateral portion of the augment. The fastener hole extends from the void through the augment. The fastener is configured to extend within the fastener hole.08-30-2012
20120221111GLENOID IMPLANT FOR A SHOULDER PROSTHESIS, AND SURGICAL KIT - A glenoid implant for a shoulder prosthesis for implantation in the glenoid of a scapula according to embodiments of the present invention includes a central fixation element; an articular body configured for articulation with a humerus, the articular body comprising a plate, the plate comprising a side configured to be oriented toward the glenoid, the side comprising a central protrusion, wherein the central fixation element comprises a means for mechanically engaging with the central protrusion; a first means for locking rotation of the central fixation element with respect to the glenoid; and a second means for locking rotation of the articular body with respect to the glenoid.08-30-2012
20130173007SHOULDER PROSTHESIS CUP INCLUDING SECURING RIBS - The invention relates to a prosthesis cup (07-04-2013
20100241235Glenoid Component for Use in Shoulder Arthroplasty and Associated Method of Implanting Same - An implantation method includes creating a first bore and a second bore in a glenoid region of a scapula so that a first opening defined by the first bore and a second opening defined by the second bore are offset by a first distance. The method further includes providing a glenoid component that includes (i) a base component having a bearing surface defined on a humeral-facing side thereof, (ii) a first peg extending from a scapula-facing side of the base component, and (iii) a second peg extending from the scapula-facing side of the base component, the first peg and the second peg being positioned in non-parallel orientation with respect to each other. The method also includes flexing at least one of the first peg and the second peg so that a first end portion of the first peg and a second end portion of the second peg are offset by a second distance which corresponds to the first distance. In addition, the method includes advancing the first end portion of the first peg and the second end portion of the second peg into the first bore and the second bore, respectively, while the first end portion of the first peg and the second end portion of the second peg are offset by the second distance. A glenoid assembly is also disclosed.09-23-2010
20120253467Shoulder Arthroplasty Systems and Configurations for Components Thereof - Shoulder arthroplasty systems and configurations for components thereof are described. For example, implant systems for a total should arthroplasty (TSA), hemi shoulder arthroplasty, and reverse should arthroplasty (RSA) are described. In addition, exemplary configurations for baseplates, glenoid components, glenosphere components, humeral components, humeral head components, humerosocket components, connectors, and adaptors, are described.10-04-2012
20120191202Shoulder Joint Repair - A shoulder joint repair prosthesis (07-26-2012
20120239155CIRCULAR GLENOID METHOD FOR SHOULDER ARTHROPLASTY - A method of shoulder arthroplasty in one embodiment includes accessing a scapula, identifying an inferior glenoid circle center of the scapula, preparing a glenoid fossa of the scapula to receive a prosthesis, selecting a glenoid component, and implanting the selected glenoid component based upon the identified inferior glenoid circle center in the prepared glenoid fossa.09-20-2012
20120239156REVISION GLENOID DEVICE AND METHOD - A method of implanting a revision glenoid component in one embodiment includes accessing a previously implanted glenoid component in a scapula, removing the previously implanted glenoid component, identifying an inferior glenoid circle center of the scapula, preparing a glenoid fossa of the scapula to receive a revision glenoid component, selecting a revision glenoid component, and implanting the selected revision glenoid component based upon the identified inferior glenoid circle center in the prepared glenoid fossa.09-20-2012
20120277880Modular Glenoid Prosthesis - The present teachings provide a modular glenoid prosthesis for replacing a portion of the anatomy. The prosthesis can comprise a platform having a coupling portion, a base and a central bore that extends from the coupling portion through the base. The central bore can define a tapered region, and the coupling portion can include a plurality of bores. The prosthesis can include a glenoid component having a plurality of pegs. Each of the plurality of pegs can be coupled to a respective one of the plurality of bores. The prosthesis can include a glenosphere including a tapered stem couplable to the tapered region. The glenoid component and the glenosphere are selectively couplable to the platform for replacing the portion of the anatomy.11-01-2012
20130023998SHOULDER INTER-SPACER COMPONENT AND SURGICAL METHOD OF IMPLANTATION - A shoulder inter-spacer implant has a first outer surface having a contoured profile simulating a glenoid surface and a second inner surface for resting on an outer surface of a prepared glenoid. The second inner surface has a flat or contoured profile void of any pegs, keels or bone interlocking projections so that the second inner surface is profiled to rest on the surface of the prepared glenoid when implanted free of any direct anchoring or cementing to the bone structure. In this fashion the inter-spacer is free to move or slide on the prepared glenoid. The inter-spacer may include one or more soft tissue attachment locations to which a tendon, cartilage, ligament or other soft tissue can be secured, the inter-spacer being otherwise free floating relative to the prepared glenoid.01-24-2013
20130023999SHOULDER REPLACEMENT APPARATUS - A surgical device (01-24-2013
20130150973REVERSE SHOULDER BASEPLATE WITH ALIGNMENT GUIDE FOR GLENOSPHERE - Disclosed herein is an implant assembly including an alignment guide for aligning the engagement between a glenosphere and baseplate via a central screw engaged to the baseplate. The glenosphere includes first and second recess portions. The first recess portion of the glenosphere is configured to engage a tapered side surface of the baseplate and the second recess portion of the glenosphere is configured to engage a portion of a head of the central screw projecting outwardly from a top surface of the baseplate when engaged thereto. The portion of the head of the central screw projecting outwardly from the baseplate is slip-fit into the second recess of the glenosphere. This engagement aids the alignment of the glenosphere and the baseplate and helps to ensure the accurate alignment of the tapered engagement of the side surface of the baseplate and the first recess of the glenosphere.06-13-2013
20130173006ADAPTABLE SHOULDER PROSTHESIS CUP - The present invention relates to a prosthesis cup (07-04-2013
20130144393SHOULDER PROSTHESIS GLENOID COMPONENT - This shoulder prosthesis glenoid component (06-06-2013
20130144394METHOD AND ASSEMBLY OF A PYROLYTIC CARBON COMPONENT ATTACHED TO ANOTHER COMPONENT - A prosthetic assembly and a method of assembling same. The prosthetic assembly includes a base component with at least one engagement surface. A pyrolytic carbon component includes at least one engagement surface. The pyrolytic carbon component is elastically deformed to mechanically interlock with the engagement surface on the base component. The pyrolytic carbon component retains at least a portion of the deformation stress created during coupling with the base component.06-06-2013
20130150975Shoulder Arthroplasty - A joint prosthesis system, specifically a shoulder prosthesis, for shoulder replacement, revision and repair. The implants provide fixation into the best bone available to a surgeon. The implants are used in a superior-inferior and anterior-posterior construct forming a type of cross or X-shape. The implants allow for interchangeability of the articulating component as well as rotational orientation. The systems will allow for augments to accommodate bone loss. The implants may allow for additional security using screws or anchors inserted into the scapula.06-13-2013
20130150974GLENOID VAULT FIXATION - A joint prosthesis system, specifically a shoulder prosthesis, for shoulder replacement, revision and repair. The implants provide fixation into the best bone available to a surgeon. The implants are used in a superior-inferior and anterior-posterior construct forming a type of cross or X-shape. The implants allow for interchangeability of the articulating component as well as rotational orientation. The systems will allow for augments to accommodate bone loss. The implants may allow for additional security using screws or anchors inserted into the scapula.06-13-2013
20130190881MODULAR CENTER PEGGED GLENOID - A glenoid prosthetic is provided and may include a first component having an articulating surface engaged by the head of a humeral component or a natural humerus and an engagement surface formed on an opposite side of the first component than the articulating surface. A second component may be attached to the first component proximate to the engagement surface and may be attached to a resected glenoid of a scapula. The second component may be formed from a different material than the first component and may include at least one coupling stem received within an aperture formed in the resected glenoid.07-25-2013
20080269906METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PREPARING FOR A SURGICAL PROCEDURE - A method of preparing for a surgical procedure includes creating a three-dimensional bone model of a subject bone of a patient. At least a portion of the bone model is compared to at least one three-dimensional reference anatomic model. At least one structural difference between the bone model and the at least one reference anatomic model is identified. At least one desired subject bone structural change is specified to produce a modified bone model responsive to the step of identifying at least one structural difference between the bone model and the at least one reference anatomic model. An apparatus for preparing for a surgical procedure is also provided.10-30-2008

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