Patents Assigned to Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
  • Patent number: 11571313
    Abstract: A spinal implant includes a first member that is curved along an axis between opposite ends. The first member defines a bore and a first thread. A second member is positioned in the bore and is curved between opposite ends. The second member includes a second thread engaged with the first thread. The second thread includes a series of gear teeth. A third member is positioned in the bore and is curved between opposite ends and includes opposite ends. A driver includes a gear configured to engage the gear teeth such that rotation of the driver relative to the first member and the second member rotates the second member relative to the first member to translate the second member relative to the first member along the axis. Systems and methods are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2023
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventor: Jonathan M. Dewey
  • Publication number: 20230029847
    Abstract: A surgical table for supporting a patient over a floor and including a base assembly, a support column assembly and a patient support structure. The base assembly supported on the floor and including a first end, a second end opposite the first end, and a member extending along a base longitudinal axis between the first and second ends. The support column assembly moveably coupled with the base assembly and configured to translate between the first and second ends of the base assembly along the member extending therebetween, the support column assembly being the only support column assembly coupled with the base assembly. The patient support structure including a first end, a second end opposite the first end, and a longitudinal axis extending between the first and second ends, the second end of the patient support structure supported off of the support column assembly in a cantilevered fashion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2022
    Publication date: February 2, 2023
    Applicant: WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC INC.
    Inventors: Roger P. Jackson, Lawrence E. Guerra, Trevor A. Waggoner
  • Patent number: 11564810
    Abstract: A bone material dispensing apparatus for preparing, mixing, and dispensing bone material into a foldable container is provided. In some embodiments, the dispensing apparatus comprises a tray and a foldable container. The tray includes a mixing surface, a dispensing surface and a means to measure the amount of material to be dispensed. A kit including a tray, a foldable container, and a spatula are also provided. A method of using the dispensing apparatus to deliver the bone material to a bone detect is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel A. Shimko, Jared J. Diegmueller, Jonathan M. Dewey, Kerem N. Kalpakci
  • Patent number: 11564812
    Abstract: A surgical instrument having a first member being engageable with a fastener. A second member includes an expandable portion configured for capturing the fastener. A third member is engageable with the expandable portion to releasably capture the fastener. An actuator connected with the second member and the third member. The actuator includes a threaded inner surface and a threaded coupling member engageable with the threaded inner surface to facilitate axial translation of the second member relative to the third member. Systems, spinal constructs, implants and methods are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventor: Daniel Paxton Wall
  • Patent number: 11564723
    Abstract: A device for hydrating particulate bone material is provided. The device comprises a tubular member having an interior surface and an exterior surface. The interior surface is configured to receive the particulate bone material and a hydration fluid. The exterior surface has a plurality of pores configured to allow the hydration fluid to flow into the interior surface of the tubular member and hydrate the particulate bone material. The plurality of pores are smaller in size than the particulate bone material. Methods of dispensing particulate the bone material are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel A. Shimko, Jared J. Diegmueller, Jonathan M. Dewey, Kerem N. Kalpakci, Erick Vasquez
  • Patent number: 11564724
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides for spinal implants deployable between a contracted position and an expanded position. The spinal implant may include a first endplate and a second endplate, each having a plurality of guide walls and inclined ramps. The spinal implant may further include a moving mechanism having first and second trolleys configured to act against the first and second plurality of ramps. The expansion mechanism may further include a first set screw and a second set screw opposite the first set screw. The moving mechanism may be configured to operably adjust a spacing between the first and second endplates upon simultaneous rotation of the first and second set screws along a rotation axis, and may also operably adjust an angle of inclination between the first and second endplates upon rotating the first set screw or second set screw along the rotation axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC.
    Inventors: Loic Josse, Bertrand Peultier
  • Patent number: 11564767
    Abstract: A spinal disorder diagnosis and treatment planning system is provided. The diagnosis and treatment planning system includes a mixed reality holographic display including at least one processor, at least one camera, at least one sensor, and being configured to acquire data points corresponding to a surface of a body adjacent to vertebral tissue. A computer database is configured to transmit imaging of the body including the vertebral tissue to the mixed reality holographic display. The mixed reality holographic display is configured to display a first holographic image of the vertebral tissue superimposed with a body image including the surface. Methods are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Jerald Redmond, Thomas A. Carls
  • Patent number: 11559334
    Abstract: A bone fastener comprises a first member defining an implant cavity and a plurality of adjacent grooves. A first band is configured for disposal within the grooves. A second band is configured for disposal within the grooves. A second member is configured to penetrate tissue and includes a head engageable with the first band to provisionally connect the members. The second band is moveable for disposal adjacent the first band to fix connection of the members. Implants, systems, instruments and methods are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason M. May, William Alan Rezach, Gary S. Lindemann
  • Patent number: 11559338
    Abstract: An instrument includes an outer sleeve defining a passageway and extending along an axis between proximal and distal ends. A knob sleeve is positioned in the passageway and defines a bore and a sleeve cavity. A latch is positioned in the sleeve cavity. A shaft is positioned in the bore. An inner sleeve is positioned between the knob sleeve and the shaft. A proximal end of the inner sleeve defines a notch. The knob sleeve is movable relative to the outer sleeve to move the instrument between a first orientation in which the latch is positioned in the notch and the inner sleeve is prevented from translating along the axis and a second orientation in which the latch is spaced apart from the notch and the inner sleeve is translatable along the axis. Systems, implants and methods are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventor: Daniel Paxton Wall
  • Publication number: 20230019406
    Abstract: A bone material dispensing system is provided. The bone material dispensing system comprises a funnel having a proximal portion, the proximal portion comprising a top end and a bottom end, the top end opposite the bottom end, the top end comprising a surface having a protrusion configured to receive a locking member of a bone material dispensing device and the bottom end comprising a connector configured to secure the funnel to the bone material dispensing device. A bone material dispensing system comprises a pusher and a holder is provided. A method of dispensing bone material with the bone material dispensing system is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2021
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Applicant: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Benjamin T. Reves, Joseph Thomas Hirsch, Mark R. Grizzard, Daniel A. Shimko
  • Publication number: 20230016723
    Abstract: A bone material dispensing system is provided. The bone material dispensing system comprises a loading device having a perimeter surrounding a base plane and a rim, the perimeter comprising a side wall extending along a longitudinal axis and a bar joining the side wall at a corner of the perimeter and extending in a direction transverse to the longitudinal axis, the base plane comprising a loading surface bordered by the side wall along the longitudinal axis, the loading surface having an end edge extending in a direction transverse to the longitudinal axis such that the side wall, the bar and the end edge form a rim adjacent to the loading surface and the bar. A method of loading bone material with the bone material dispensing system is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2021
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Applicant: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Benjamin T. Reves, Joseph Thomas Hirsch, Mark R. Grizzard, Daniel A. Shimko
  • Publication number: 20230018019
    Abstract: A unibody implant movable between an expanded position and a contracted position is disclosed. The unibody implant may include a unitary expandable body defined by an inferior portion and a superior portion that are connected together. In various embodiments, a set screw may be rotatably supported by the body and configured to move a plug having a first inclined surface facing the distal side. In various embodiments, the set screw may be movable in the longitudinal direction towards the distal side upon rotation of the set screw along the rotation axis, for example. In various embodiments, movement of the set screw urges the plug against the superior portion thereby expanding a vertical distance between the superior and inferior sides of the body. In some embodiments, the plug may include a stabilizing element configured to transfer compressive forces between the superior portion and inferior portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2021
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Applicant: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: DIMITRI K. PROTOPSALTIS, John A. Hall, Julien J. Prevost
  • Publication number: 20230013150
    Abstract: A method of treating a spine includes implanting a spinal implant within a patient. The spinal implant includes a first member having a first wall defining an axial passageway and a first opening, the first opening being in communication with the axial passageway. A second member includes a second wall defining an axial channel having the first member disposed therein, the second wall defining a second opening in communication with the axial channel. Bone graft is injected through the first opening and into the axial passageway and through the second opening and into the axial channel after the spinal implant is implanted within the patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Applicant: WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC INC.
    Inventors: Thomas J. Stinchfield, Jonathan M. Dewey, Julien J. Prevost, Erick Vasquez
  • Publication number: 20230014311
    Abstract: A bone material dispensing device is provided. The bone material dispensing device comprises a housing having a proximal end, a distal end, and a longitudinal axis, the proximal end having a first opening and the distal end comprising a frame having a front wall, a back wall, and an air gap, the back wall having a back opening and the front wall having a second opening such that the first opening, the back opening and the second opening are configured to slidably receive at least a portion of a plunger, the front wall comprising a generally flat contact surface configured to engage a funnel; and a locking member pivotably connected to an upper surface of the housing and extending adjacent to the upper surface of the housing, the locking member comprising a locking surface extending adjacent to the distal end of the housing, the locking member being movable in a locking position to lock the portion of the funnel with the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2021
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Applicant: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Benjamin T. Reves, Joseph Thomas Hirsch, Mark R. Grizzard, Daniel A. Shimko, Jonathan M. Dewey
  • Patent number: 11554021
    Abstract: A device includes a core defining first and second female threads. A first member includes a first body and a first drive screw coupled to the first body, the first drive screw being configured to engage the first female thread. A second member includes a second body and a second drive screw coupled to the second body, the second drive screw being configured to engage the second female thread. A first plate is coupled to the core and the first body. The first plate includes a first vertebral engaging surface. A second plate is coupled to the core and the second body. The second plate includes a second vertebral engaging surface. The drive screws are configured to independently rotate relative to the core to pivot the first plate relative to the core and to alter a distance between the first vertebral engaging surface and the second vertebral engaging surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Adriaan J. Kuyler, Anthony J. Melkent, Keith E. Miller
  • Patent number: 11554026
    Abstract: A bone fastener includes a receiver defining an implant cavity and having an inner surface defining a slot. A band is disposable within the slot. A spacer disposable within the slot. A crown is rotatable relative to the receiver to translate the spacer relative to the inner surface such that the spacer orients the band in a capture orientation with the shaft. A screw shaft connectable with the receiver by the band and configured to penetrate tissue. Implants, systems, instruments and methods are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventor: Dawin Rodriguez Santiago
  • Publication number: 20230009063
    Abstract: A medical implant identification system is disclosed. The implant identification system may include a probe reader extending from a proximal end to a distal end and the distal end may include a faraday cage. The probe reader may be in communication with an operating room computer and/or a display. The implant identification system may include at least one digital set screw comprising an antenna disposed in an antenna portion of the digital set screw. In various embodiments, the faraday cage may have a size and shape corresponding to a size and shape of the antenna portion of the digital set screw. Additionally, the antenna may be configured to transmit identity information to the probe reader, and the identify information may be displayed by the display and/or stored in a data store of the operating room computer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2021
    Publication date: January 12, 2023
    Applicant: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Arjun Siby Kurian, Kevin T. Foley, Newton H. Metcalf
  • Patent number: 11547454
    Abstract: An instrument includes an outer sleeve and an inner sleeve positioned in the outer sleeve. The inner sleeve defines a cavity. The shaft extends through the inner sleeve and includes a drive. A latch is positioned in the cavity. An inner sheath extends through an outer sheath and has a proximal end positioned between the inner sleeve and the shaft and a distal end comprising a threaded surface. The proximal end of the inner sheath includes a groove. The inner sleeve is movable relative to the outer sleeve to move the instrument between a first orientation in which the latch is positioned in the groove and the sheaths are prevented from translating relative to the outer sleeve and a second orientation in which the latch is spaced apart from the groove and the sheaths are translatable relative to the outer sleeve. Systems, implants and methods are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel Paxton Wall, Leigh Anna Folger
  • Patent number: 11547460
    Abstract: An orthopaedic driving instrument including a first end portion, a second end portion opposite the first end portion, and a central portion, intermediate the first and second end portions, comprising a central section having an outer diameter representing a maximum outer diameter of the driving instrument. The first end comprises a first driving interface sized and shaped to, in operation of the instrument, engage a screw interface of a screw for applying torque to the screw. The second end comprises a second driving interface sized and shaped as the size and shape of the first driving interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventor: Joseph H. Perra
  • Patent number: 11547622
    Abstract: An apparatus for transferring a supine patient to a prone position on a patient support structure, and for rotating such a prone patient between prone and supine positions without removing the patient from the patient support structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Roger P. Jackson, Lawrence E. Guerra, Michael A. Herron