Patents Assigned to DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
  • Patent number: 11413078
    Abstract: A patella fracture fixation system includes a bone plate that is configured to be implanted along an anterior approach. The bone plate has a fixation hub and a plurality of fixation nodes that are connected to the fixation hub. The fixation hub and the fixation nodes can define respective fixation holes. The bone plate can further include legs that are configured to be bent around respective inferior aspects of the patella.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Jessica Penman, William N. Woodburn, Sr., Eladio Saura-Sanchez, Daniel Andermatt, Arabella Fontana
  • Patent number: 11413159
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a spinal implant. The spinal implant may be used for lateral insertion into an intervertebral disc space. For example, the spinal implant may include a spacer body to which a plate is fixed. The intervertebral spacer body may include a pair of opposite sides having a pyramid-shaped teeth to fuse to bone. The plate defines at least one upper and lower borehole that each receives a screw. Each screw attaches the plate to a vertebral body between which the intervertebral spacer body is inserted. The boreholes may include locking threads that are adapted to lock the screws into place by engaging complementary locking threads of head of the screw.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Lawton Laurence, Sean Saidha, Michael White, Khawar Mohammad Siddique, Brian Regis Perri
  • Publication number: 20220248941
    Abstract: The disclosure extends to systems and methods for reducing the area of an image sensor by employing bi-directional pads used for both image data issuance and configuration command reception and internal supply voltage generation, for reducing the number of conductors in an endoscope system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventor: Laurent Blanquart
  • Patent number: 11406508
    Abstract: Implants and methods for augmentation, preferably by minimally invasive procedures and means, of body tissue, including in some embodiments repositioning of body tissue, for example, bone and, preferably vertebrae are described. The implant may comprise one or more chain linked bodies inserted into the interior of body tissue. As linked bodies are inserted into body tissue, they may fill a central portion thereof and for example in bone can push against the inner sides of the cortical exterior surface layer, for example the end plates of a vertebral body, thereby providing structural support and tending to restore the body tissue to its original or desired treatment height. A bone cement or other filler can be added to further augment and stabilize the body tissue. The preferred implant comprises a single flexible monolithic chain formed of allograft cortical bone having a plurality of substantially non-flexible bodies connected by substantially flexible links.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventor: Dominique Messerli
  • Patent number: 11406472
    Abstract: A C-arm, or a mobile intensifier device, is one example of a medical imaging device that is based on X-ray technology. Because a C-arm device can display high-resolution X-ray images in real time, a physician can monitor progress at any time during an operation, and thus can take appropriate actions based on the displayed images. Monitoring the images, however, is often challenging during certain procedures, for instance during procedures in which attention must be paid to the patient's anatomy as well as a medical imaging device display. In an example, a surgical instrument assembly includes a processor, a surgical instrument configured to operate on an anatomical structure, and a display coupled to the processor and attached to the surgical instrument.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventor: Mario Mata
  • Patent number: 11406392
    Abstract: Devices can generally include a fan portion for occluding an aneurysm neck, a channel orifice opening in the fan portion, and an agent channel for delivering a coagulating agent through the orifice into the aneurysm. Devices can be delivered through a catheter to the aneurysm, the fan portion can expand to occlude the aneurysm neck, and coagulating agent can be injected into the aneurysm. During injection of the coagulating agent, the fan portion can inhibit the coagulating agent from exiting the aneurysm. After injection of the coagulation agent, the fan portion can collapse and the device can be extracted from the patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventor: Dillon Karg
  • Publication number: 20220240977
    Abstract: A delivery member is provided for delivering and deploying an intravascular medical device. The delivery member includes a flexible distal portion including a wound wire coil surrounded by a flexible sleeve and inhibited from extending lengthwise by a support tube positioned through the lumen of the coil. The delivery member can include hypotubes positioned on either side (distally and proximally) from the wound wire coil to which the stretch resistant member and the wound wire coil can be attached. The distal hypotube can include attachment slots for positioning and attaching a loop wire to the distal hypotube. The distal hypotube can further include one or more tube windows for visualization of proper placement of the support tube within a lumen of the distal hypotube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas GALLERANI, Daniel SOLUAN
  • Patent number: 11399734
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and devices are provided for guiding surgical instruments using radio frequency (RF) technology. In general, the methods, systems, and devices can allow a trajectory, e.g., an angular approach, of a surgical instrument relative to a patient to be identified during use of the instrument in a surgical procedure being performed on the patient. The trajectory can be identified using a plurality of RF modules. The methods, systems, and devices can allow the trajectory to be compared to a predetermined trajectory so as to identify whether the trajectory matches the predetermined trajectory. A result of the matching can be communicated to a user of the instrument. Based on the result, the user can maintain the trajectory, e.g., if the trajectory matches the predetermined trajectory, or can adjust the trajectory to closer align the trajectory with the predetermined trajectory, e.g., if the trajectory does not match the predetermined trajectory.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Sean P. Selover, Joseph Hernandez, John Riley Hawkins, John Dieselman, John Paul Griffin, Jennifer DiPietro
  • Patent number: 11399777
    Abstract: A neuromuscular sensing method includes transmitting an electrical stimulus from a distal end portion of an elongate stimulator extending within an intracorporeal treatment area of a subject and detecting an artificially induced response of at least two muscles of the subject in response to the transmitted electrical stimulus, each response being detected by a respective sensor in mechanical communication with the muscle. A graphical user interface (GUI) is transitioned from a first state to a second state; the first state indicating to the transmission of a stimulus with no artificially induced response detected, and the second state indicating the detection of the artificially induced response of the at least two muscles, and further identifying one of the at least two muscles as a primary muscle response.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Christopher Wybo, Darren Scarfe, Aashish Shah, Jacob A. Marks, James G. Lee
  • Patent number: 11395584
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to methods and devices for surgically manipulating tissue. In general, the methods and devices can include an elongate retractor shaft having a distal retractor tip that is configured to manipulate tissue, for example the tip can be configured to separate muscle and nerve fibers surrounding a vertebra. The elongate retractor shaft can include an illumination source such that at least a portion of the surgical field is illuminated by the device when the device is used in the body. A sensor can also or alternatively be included on the elongate retractor shaft, for example on the blunt retraction tip, such that the sensor can monitor physiological parameters of the tissue in or adjacent to the surgical field.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventors: John Riley Hawkins, Nicholas Pavento, Sean P. Selover, Michelle LeClerc
  • Patent number: 11395675
    Abstract: A clot retrieval cleaning instrument can have bristles, fluid sprays, or other techniques to liberate captured clot material from a clot retrieval device so that it can be reinserted into a patient's vasculature for successive capture attempts. The cleaning instrument can be conveniently integrated or connected to a hemostasis valve assembly so that the cleaning function can be performed without completely removing the clot retrieval device from the delivery system. Aspiration can be applied to remove the freed thrombus material. The cleaning instrument can be removable from the delivery system to facilitate the instrument's washing or disposal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Roberto Echarri, Kirk Johnson
  • Patent number: 11395626
    Abstract: A diagnostic system is provided that provides sensing and transmitting of fusion indicia to determine whether fusion has occurred. In some embodiments, a diagnostic system comprises a spinal implant or graft material; an antenna configured for sending signals to a remote location; a sensor configured for measuring at least one fusion indicia; and a receiver for receiving signals at the remote location. In some embodiments, a method of utilizing a diagnostic system comprises the steps of inserting a spinal implant or graft material within a disc space between two vertebrae; measuring at least one fusion indicia; sending signals to a remote location with an antenna; and receiving signals with a receiver at the remote location.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Walter Cuevas, Robert Flower, Christopher Warren
  • Patent number: 11395688
    Abstract: A crimping tool for crimping a crimp onto a cable includes a crimping unit, a housing unit, and a tensioning unit. The crimping unit includes an inner crimping tube having a distal end configured to receive the cable; and an outer crimping tube mounted around the inner crimping tube. The housing unit is configured to receive the outer crimping tube, and includes a housing having an open lower portion; a trigger-handle; and a first hinge connecting the trigger-handle to the housing. The tensioning unit is mounted to the housing, and is configured to apply tension to the cable. The trigger-handle releasably engages the open lower portion of the housing by rotation about the first hinge; and the outer crimping tube is configured to move in an axial direction relative to the inner crimping tube to crimp the cable when actuated by the trigger-handle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, INC.
    Inventor: Jonathan James Chukinas
  • Patent number: 11395604
    Abstract: Systems and methods are disclosed in which changes in the position and/or orientation of an anatomical structure or of a surgical tool can be measured quantitatively during surgery. In some embodiments, a surgical electronic module can be configured to attach to a surgical device, to continually detect changes in a position and/or orientation of the surgical device during surgery, and to communicate the changes to a user. In this way, where the surgical device is attached to a portion of a patient's anatomy and/or is used to manipulate the patient's anatomy, the surgical electronic module can detect changes in the position and/or orientation of said anatomy. In embodiments where more than one module is used during surgery, the modules can continually detect changes in their positions and/or orientations relative to one another, which correspond to changes in relative positions and/or orientations of the surgical devices to which the modules are attached.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Dennis Chien, Michael J. O'Neil
  • Patent number: 11395687
    Abstract: A tool useful for deploying a flip anchor connected to a cable includes a housing with a first end and a second end; and a guiding tube having a bore therethrough. The guiding tube has a proximal end releasably connected to the first end of said housing, and a distal end configured to hold said flip anchor. The housing includes a mechanism having a low resistance surface and a slider having a high friction surface facing the low resistance surface, where the slider is movable between a) a clamping position configured to clamp the cable between the low resistance surface and the high friction surface; and b) a release position configured to allow the cable to move freely on the low resistance surface. A safety button on said housing is movable between an elevated position where the safety button holds the slider in said first position, and a depressed position where the safety button releases the slider, allowing it to enter the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventors: This Aebi, Daniel Andermatt, Mirko Rocci, Eric Liu
  • Patent number: 11395865
    Abstract: A composite implant is provided for repairing a tissue defect in a patient. In one embodiment, the implant is a porous tissue scaffold having at least one pocket formed therein and adapted to contain a viable tissue. The tissue scaffold can have a variety of configurations, and in one embodiment it includes top and bottom portions that can be at least partially mated to one another, and in an exemplary embodiment that are heated sealed to one another around a perimeter thereof to form an enclosed pocket therebetween. The pocket is preferably sealed with a viable tissue disposed therein. In another embodiment, the tissue scaffold is substantially wedge-shaped and the pocket comprises a hollow interior formed in the tissue scaffold, and/or at least one lumen extending into the tissue scaffold. The tissue scaffold can also optionally include at least one surface feature formed thereof to promote blood vessel formation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Stephanie M. Kladakis, Sridevi Dhanaraj, Robert Boock
  • Publication number: 20220225997
    Abstract: An implant having an elongated portion and an expandable braided sack portion can be delivered through a catheter and implanted in an aneurysm such that elongated portion loops within the braided sack, the braided sack contacts a majority or all of the aneurysm wall, and the braided sack at least partially occludes the aneurysm neck.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2022
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicant: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Ariel SOTO DEL VALLE, Lacey GOROCHOW, Juan LORENZO
  • Patent number: 11389213
    Abstract: Methods of applying a locking cap to a bone anchor assembly. The bone anchor assembly includes a bone anchor and an elongate rod. The bone anchor includes a body that defines a channel and has a tissue retractor coupled thereto that defines a partial pathway to the channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Joseph Peterson, Ralph Solitario, Jr.
  • Patent number: 11389311
    Abstract: A generally tubular braided flow diverting stent is formed of alternating round and rectangular elongated members, for treatment of aneurysms. The generally tubular braided flow diverting stent maintains a significant wall thickness while increasing area coverage of a vessel wall. Sliding of the round elongated members over the rectangular elongated members allows the stent to be crimped to very low diameters for delivery in narrow portions of the vasculature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, INC.
    Inventors: Robert Slazas, Juan A. Lorenzo
  • Patent number: D959659
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, INC.
    Inventors: Masood Siddiqui, Tyson Montidoro, Peter Forsythe, Juan Lorenzo