Patents Assigned to Tecres, S.p.A.
  • Patent number: 9675397
    Abstract: A device to prepare and administer a two-component mixture, including a first chamber in which a container is housed that is hermetically closed for a liquid component, a second chamber containing a powdered component, an opening of the container of the liquid component, a mixing member placed in the second chamber for preparing the mixture and a piston able to move in the second chamber to dispense the mixture. The mixing member includes a stem, passing through an opening for dispensing the mixture in the second chamber, having an outer end equipped with a handle and an inner end provided with a mixing blade connected to the inner end with a releasable connection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignee: TECRES S.P.A.
    Inventors: Giovanni Faccioli, Renzo Soffiatti
  • Patent number: 9643139
    Abstract: Dispensing unit for mixers of biphasic compounds, for dispensing a quantity of mixed biphasic compound through a channel of at least a mixing unit by means of at least a piston sliding inside at least a mixing chamber, wherein it includes at least a drive element for said piston which can be remotely controlled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: TECRES S.P.A.
    Inventors: Giovanni Faccioli, Renzo Soffiatti
  • Patent number: 9504507
    Abstract: Injector device for introducing biocompatible material into deep anatomical areas, positioned at the spine, the pelvis, the rachis and other similar locations, including a cannulated body and a piston for delivering the biological material equipped with a shaft, in which the cannulated body has a distal end, facing towards a user, and a proximal end, facing towards the anatomical area, in which the cannulated body includes a rectilinear section, equipped with a longitudinal axis, an inner lumen, in which the proximal end comprises an extrusion mouth of the biological material, in which the cannulated body also includes an end section that is curved and/or bent at the proximal end and in which the cannulated body is integral and rigid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: TECRES S.P.A.
    Inventors: Robert Masson, Renzo Soffiatti, Giovanni Faccioli
  • Patent number: 9452001
    Abstract: A disposable device for treatment of infections of human limbs, particularly limbs having long bones susceptible to stabilization by intramedullary nailing. The device includes a tubular member made of a relatively rigid and biologically compatible material, having pores for impregnation with drugs or medicaments for infection treatment prior to or during insertion thereof in the stabilization site. An assembly for treatment of human limb infections including such device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2016
    Assignee: TECRES S.P.A.
    Inventors: Giovanni Faccioli, Soffiatti Renzo
  • Patent number: 9408697
    Abstract: Porous biocompatible composite biomaterial, useable as a drug delivery system or as spacer or as bone substitute, such as for example for filling bone lacunae or for substituting damaged parts of bone tissue, or for fixing prosthesis of various types, or for thickening bones weakened by illness such as osteoporosis or the like, including a component adapted to form a porous structural matrix and a soluble component, wherein the soluble component is in form of powder and granules or other similar agglomerates so as to have mechanical support characteristics and osteoinductive and osteoconductive characteristics in the entire volume occupied by the biomaterial, and a method for obtaining the biomaterial.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Assignee: TECRES S.P.A.
    Inventors: Giovanni Faccioli, Renzo Soffiatti
  • Patent number: 9247979
    Abstract: A device to prepare and administer a two-component mixture, including a first chamber in which a container is housed that is hermetically closed for a liquid component, a second chamber containing a powdered component, an opening of the container of the liquid component, a mixing member placed in the second chamber for preparing the mixture and a piston able to move in the second chamber to dispense the mixture. The mixing member includes a stem, passing through an opening for dispensing the mixture in the second chamber, having an outer end equipped with a handle and an inner end provided with a mixing blade connected to the inner end with a releasable connection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Assignee: TECRES S.P.A.
    Inventors: Giovanni Faccioli, Renzo Soffiatti
  • Patent number: 9198759
    Abstract: A spacer device for the two-stage treatment of infections of the prosthesis of the human limbs, made of biologically compatible material adapted to be added and/or which can be added with pharmaceutical products, active and/or therapeutic ingredients, includes a first portion adapted to be fixed to a corresponding bone bed, and a second portion adapted to be inserted in a corresponding articular area of the patient, said first portion and said second portion being connected through adjustable joining means. The device includes mutual coupling surfaces respectively provided in said first portion and said second portion coated with said biologically compatible material. A method for locking the first portion to the second portion is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: TECRES S.P.A.
    Inventors: Giovanni Faccioli, Renzo Soffiatti
  • Patent number: 9173742
    Abstract: A spacer device (1) for the two-step treatment of prosthesis infections, made from biologically compatible and porous material designed to allow the possibility of adding pharmaceutical products, active and/or therapeutic ingredients, includes a first portion (2) designed to be fixed to a corresponding bone bed remaining from a previous implant, and a second portion (3) designed to be inserted in a corresponding articular area of the patient, the first portion (2) and the second portion (3) being attached by adjustable connecting means (4).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: TECRES S.P.A.
    Inventors: Giovanni Faccioli, Renzo Soffiatti
  • Patent number: 9131924
    Abstract: A surgical device, in particular for percutaneous osteoplastic surgery, for example vertebroplastic operations or the like, and/or for biopsy operations, includes at least a guide for injection of a therapeutic fluid into a bony part, for example a cementing fluid, a needle being slidable internally of said guide, which needle having a first end provided with a gripping knob, and a second end opposite the first end, the guide having a first end which defines an obliquely-shaped dispensing opening of the fluid internally of the bony part, and a second end which defines a loading opening of the fluid at the outside of the bony part, the second end including a grip exhibiting two wings having different shapes, such that the position and orientation of the oblique profile of the opening can be recognized.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2015
    Assignee: TECRES S.P.A.
    Inventors: Giovanni Faccioli, Renzo Soffiatti
  • Patent number: 9017338
    Abstract: A surgical device and method for injecting cement in a bone cavity includes an elongated, hollow body to be inserted partially into the cavity. The body has an inner lumen with a distal opening to expel cement therefrom. An entry plug for the cement is connected to a cement pressurized supply. The entry plug is in fluid communication with the lumen to deliver cement through the entry plug, wherein the entry plug is movably mounted on the hollow body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: TECRES S.p.A.
    Inventors: Giovanni Faccioli, Renzo Soffiatti
  • Patent number: 9016925
    Abstract: Mixer for biphasic compounds, including a chamber for containing a solid phase and a cartridge containing a phial of a liquid phase, said chamber and said cartridge being able to communicate through respective channels, wherein said cartridge includes an external casing made in a deformable material and said phial is of the breakable type.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: Tecres S.p.A.
    Inventors: Giovanni Faccioli, Renzo Soffiatti
  • Publication number: 20150037168
    Abstract: The present invention concerns an infusion device for liquid medicines and the like, including at least one main body associated with at least one tank of liquid medicine, at least one peristaltic pump having at least one rotor coupled with at least one press roller that can be pushed so as to engage with a tubular duct wound so as to form at least one complete ring, abutting on the inner wall of at least one casing of said peristaltic pump, and including two substantially adjacent portions of said tubular duct. The device includes one control processor, associated with the motor of the rotor, including means for adjusting the speed of the rotor suitable for increasing the speed of said rotor in at least one sector of the complete revolution carried out by said rotor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2012
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Applicant: TECRES S.p.A
    Inventors: Giovanni Faccioli, Renzo Soffiatti, Mario Socca
  • Patent number: 8795281
    Abstract: The equipment for removing cement from bone cavities consists of an elongated body, hollow inside, that can be inserted inside a cement-filled bone cavity, and at least one rod for extracting the elongated body buried in the cement, that can be inserted inside the elongated body. The elongated body comprises a plurality of rigid elements aligned with each other and associated to one another by the interposition of spacer elements, tubular in shape and coaxial to the elongated body, the rigid elements including removable means for connecting to the extraction rod which are arranged inside the elongated body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2014
    Assignee: Tecres S.p.A.
    Inventor: Giovanni Faccioli
  • Patent number: 8690419
    Abstract: This invention finds application in the field of the devices and methods for physical or chemical mixing of products and particularly relates to a cartridge for storage and sterile delivery of a two-phase compound. The cartridge comprises a first tubular member (2) which defines a first chamber (3) for storage of a solid phase, having a bottom wall (6) with an opening (7) for the passage of the compound, a second tubular member (9) which defines a second hermetically sealed chamber (12) for storage of a liquid phase, and a piston which sealably slides within the first tubular member (2), means (8) for occluding said opening (7) which comprise at least one rupturable membrane (15) associated to the bottom wall (6).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2006
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2014
    Assignee: Tecres S.p.A.
    Inventors: Giovanni Faccioli, Renzo Soffiatti
  • Publication number: 20140088604
    Abstract: A surgical device and method for injecting cement in a bone cavity includes an elongated, hollow body to be inserted partially into the cavity. The body has an inner lumen with a distal opening to expel cement therefrom. An entry plug for the cement is connected to a cement pressurized supply. The entry plug is in fluid communication with the lumen to deliver cement through the entry plug, wherein the entry plug is movably mounted on the hollow body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2013
    Publication date: March 27, 2014
    Applicant: TECRES S.p.A.
    Inventors: Giovanni Faccioli, Renzo Soffiatti
  • Patent number: 8608750
    Abstract: A surgical device and method for injecting cement in a bone cavity includes an elongated, hollow body to be inserted partially into the cavity. The body has an inner lumen with a distal opening to expel cement therefrom. An entry plug for the cement is connected to a cement pressurized supply. The entry plug is in fluid communication with the lumen to deliver cement through the entry plug, wherein the entry plug is movably mounted on the hollow body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Assignee: Tecres S.p.A.
    Inventors: Giovanni Faccioli, Renzo Soffiatti
  • Patent number: 8562687
    Abstract: Disposable modular spacer device of the articulation of a knee including a tibial element, constrainable to an end of the tibial bone in proximity of the articulation of the knee and including a lower surface and an upper surface provided with a radius of curvature R2, and a femoral element, including an inner surface, constrainable to an end of the femoral bone at the articulation of the knee and an outer convex surface, provided with a radius of curvature R1 and in contact with the upper surface of the tibial element, the tibial element and the femoral element having various dimensions or sizes, the tibial element being configured so as to be coupled with any size of the femoral element to adapt the dimensions of the modular spacer device with the dimensions of the bone ends to which it should be connected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2013
    Assignee: Tecres S.p.A.
    Inventors: Giovanni Faccioli, Renzo Soffiatti
  • Publication number: 20130274891
    Abstract: Porous biocompatible composite biomaterial, useable as a drug delivery system or as spacer or as bone substitute, such as for example for filling bone lacunae or for substituting damaged parts of bone tissue, or for fixing prosthesis of various types, or for thickening bones weakened by illness such as osteoporosis or the like, including a component adapted to form a porous structural matrix and a soluble component, wherein the soluble component is in form of powder and granules or other similar agglomerates so as to have mechanical support characteristics and osteoinductive and osteoconductive characteristics in the entire volume occupied by the biomaterial, and a method for obtaining the biomaterial.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2010
    Publication date: October 17, 2013
    Applicant: Tecres S.p.A.
    Inventors: Giovanni Faccioli, Renzo Soffiatti
  • Patent number: D699350
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2014
    Assignee: Tecres S.p.A.
    Inventors: Giovanni Faccioli, Renzo Soffiatti
  • Patent number: D721176
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Assignee: Tecres S.p.A.
    Inventors: Giovanni Faccioli, Renzo Soffiatti