Patents Assigned to Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
  • Patent number: 11877776
    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. A first part is engageable with a spinal rod disposed with the implant cavity. A second part is attached with the first part and engageable with the second band to dispose the second band adjacent the first band to fix connection of the members. Implants, systems, instruments and methods are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason M. May, William Alan Rezach
  • Patent number: 11874685
    Abstract: A fail-safe release mechanism for use with patient positioning support apparati having a base structure and a patient support structure, to prevent collapse of the patient support structure during disconnection of the patient support structure from the base structure at outboard ends thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Roger P. Jackson, Lawrence Guerra, Michael A. Herron
  • Publication number: 20240008909
    Abstract: Various bone cement guides are disclosed that may connect directly to a fenestrated bone screw or connect to a spinal construct that is coupled to a fenestrated bone screw. In various embodiments, cement guides may include a three-part assembly including a hollow outer sleeve and a hollow inner sleeve with a removable inner rod. In various embodiments, the hollow inner sleeve may be movable between a retracted position and an extended position and in the extended position a distal end of the inner sleeve may splay outward and capture the head portion of a fenestrated bone screw. In other embodiments, a distal end of the outer sleeve may surround and capture tabs of an extended tulip head connector while the inner sleeve couples to an inside surface of the extended tulip head connector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2022
    Publication date: January 11, 2024
    Applicant: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Anela Camdzic Holdaway, Brian A. Butler, William Alan Rezach, Mark R. Grizzard, Julien J. Prevost, Aubrey R. Mills
  • Publication number: 20240000508
    Abstract: A spinal implant system includes a spinal implant template configured to provide three dimensional coordinates of a selected implant configuration. An implant bending device includes work surfaces engageable with a spinal implant to manipulate the spinal implant to the selected implant configuration and an implant contact sensor. Surgical instruments, spinal constructs, implants and methods are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2023
    Publication date: January 4, 2024
    Applicant: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: THOMAS V. MCGAHAN, MATTHEW M. MORRISON, RICHARD L. BROWN, VICTOR D. SNYDER, ROBERT A. TILL, JR., JOHN HENGESBACH
  • Patent number: 11857346
    Abstract: Systems and methods to monitor and track the treatment of bones using a bone correction system are provided. The method includes implanting growth modulating implants of a bone correction system in two or more bones of a patient. Each growth modulating implant includes an implant body having at least one sensor device embedded in the implant body. The method includes receiving sensor data from the sensor devices and determining an operational status of the growth modulating implants, based on the received sensor data. The method includes determining, by the processor, a longitudinal growth or growth rate between the two or more bones, based on the received sensor data and causing a display device to selectively display a graphical user interface (GUI) representative of at least one of the longitudinal growth and the growth rate of the patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC.
    Inventor: Saba Pasha
  • Patent number: 11857233
    Abstract: A bone screw comprises a shaft defining a longitudinal axis and a minor diameter. The shaft including a core having an angled surface relative to the axis. The angled surface extending from the minor diameter adjacent a proximal portion of the shaft to a distal portion of the shaft, and a wall disposed about the angled surface. The wall including at least one thread having an external thread form. In some embodiments, systems, spinal constructs, surgical instruments and methods are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Dale A. Tempco, Rodney Ray Ballard, Keith E. Miller, William Alan Rezach
  • Patent number: 11857467
    Abstract: A surgical table includes a sagittal adjustment device for manipulating the position of a patient. The surgical table includes a base portion including an upper surface for spacing the sagittal adjustment device from the ground. The sagittal adjustment device includes a first support portion and a second support portion. The first and second support portions are supported by and moveable over the upper surface of the base portion. The first and second support portions each include an upper surface configured to support portions of the body of the patient thereon. One of the first and second support portions is pivotally attached to the base portion, and moveable between a first position and a second position. The pivotal movement between the first and second positions of the one of the first and second portions serves in repositioning the body of patient to manipulate the spine of the patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC.
    Inventors: Jeffrey W. Beale, Keith E. Miller, Harold S. Taylor, Robert Andrew Fields
  • Publication number: 20230414257
    Abstract: A spinal implant includes a post with a receiver having a first mating surface and a stop. A connector defines an implant cavity. The connector includes a base having a second mating surface being positionable with the first mating surface to attach the connector with the receiver. The base defines a transverse passageway. A securing element is disposable in the passageway and engageable with the stop. In some embodiments, systems, surgical instruments, implants and methods are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2022
    Publication date: December 28, 2023
    Applicant: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventor: William Alan Rezach
  • Publication number: 20230414260
    Abstract: A surgical instrument comprises a member being engageable to a spinal implant configured for connection to a bone fastener shaft. An actuator is connected to the member. A latch is connected to the actuator and the connection is configured to change between at least one non-locked orientation such that the actuator is movable relative to the member and a locked orientation such that the actuator is fixed relative to the member. Systems, spinal constructs, implants and methods are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2022
    Publication date: December 28, 2023
    Applicant: WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC INC.
    Inventors: William Alan Rezach, Charles G. Fisher, Marcel F. Dvorak, Lawrence G. Lenke, Ronald A. Lehman
  • Patent number: 11850191
    Abstract: A lift, a head support, and methods for use thereof for use with a surgical frame are provided. The lift and the head support can be used with the surgical frame that is capable of reconfiguration before, during, or after surgery. The surgical frame can include a main beam that can be rotated, raised/lowered, and tilted upwardly/downwardly to afford positioning and repositioning of a patient supported thereon, and the lift and the head support can be used in lifting the patient from a table/gurney and positioning the patient with respect to the main beam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC.
    Inventors: Roy K. Lim, Richard A. Hynes
  • Patent number: 11850163
    Abstract: An expandable implant may include a superior endplate and an inferior endplate. The superior endplate may have at least one track extending in a proximal-to-distal direction and an inferior endplate may have at least one track extending in the proximal-to-distal direction. An adjusting shim may be disposed within the at least one track to adjust a spacing and angle of inclination of the implant. Some embodiments may include a plurality of tracks for adjusting a spacing and an angle of inclination between the superior endplate and the inferior endplate. Some embodiments may be configured to adjust an orientation of the implant relative to a disc space in both the sagittal plane and the coronal plane. Various embodiments disclosed herein may be used in an Anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF), Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF), or a lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (LLIF) procedure, for example.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC.
    Inventors: Jonathan M. Dewey, Richard A. Hynes
  • Patent number: 11849979
    Abstract: A spinal construct includes a bone fastener including a post and a shaft portion engageable with vertebral tissue. The post being movable in one or more axes relative to the shaft portion. A receiver defines a first cavity configured for disposal of the bone fastener and a second open cavity configured for disposal of a spinal rod. A band is disposable in the first cavity. The band being contractible and defining an inner surface that is directly engageable with the post. A nut includes an inner surface being slidably engageable over the post and an end surface engageable with the band such that the band contracts to engage the post. Systems, surgical instruments, implants and methods are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventor: William Alan Rezach
  • Patent number: 11844551
    Abstract: A method for treating a spinal disorder includes the steps of: disposing an expandable spinal construct in a selected configuration; fixing the spinal construct in the selected configuration with a member; attaching a first end of the spinal construct with tissue; attaching a second end of the spinal construct with tissue; and disengaging the member from the spinal construct to release the spinal construct from the selected configuration. Implants, surgical instruments, systems and methods are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Joshua W. Simpson, William Alan Rezach, Richard Quinn Brown, Rodney R. Ballard
  • Publication number: 20230390067
    Abstract: An implantable mesh including demineralized bone fibers mechanically entangled into a biodegradable or permanent implantable mesh is provided. A method of preparing the implantable mesh is also provided. The method of preparing the implantable mesh includes mechanically entangling demineralized bone fibers with non-bone fibers to form the implantable mesh. The mechanical entanglement of the bone fibers into the implantable mesh is achieved by applying needle punching with barbed needles, spun lacing, entanglement with water jets or air jets or ultrasonic entanglement with ultrasonic waves. A method of implanting an implantable mesh at a target bone tissue site is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2023
    Publication date: December 7, 2023
    Applicant: WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC.
    Inventor: Kelly W. Schlachter
  • Publication number: 20230390070
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for coating bone particles are provided. The methods and apparatus comprise providing a first mesh having a first set of openings to allow coating liquid and bone particles of a select size therethrough and bone particles larger than the select size to remain on the first mesh, the first mesh having a bottom portion; adding bone particles to the first mesh; and contacting the bone particles with coating liquid so as to allow bone particles larger than the first set of openings to remain on the first mesh so as to coat the bone particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2022
    Publication date: December 7, 2023
    Applicant: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Leenaporn Jongpaiboonkit, William J. Bastan, Timothy Edward Holleran, Javad A. Mirza
  • Patent number: 11832851
    Abstract: A spinal construct includes a first member. The first member includes a proximal portion defining a first cavity and a distal portion defining a second cavity disposed at an angle relative to the first cavity. The distal portion is configured for connecting with a second member. The second member is configured for fixation with vertebral tissue. A crown defines a first opening aligned with the first cavity and a second opening aligned with the second cavity. Implants, systems, instruments and methods are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventor: William Alan Rezach
  • Patent number: 11833059
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides for spinal implants and plates including, for example, expandable plates deployable between a contracted position and an expanded position. The expandable plate may include an expandable body including a first portion and a second portion. The first portion may include a receiving cavity facing the proximal end, and a first through aperture extending in the proximal-to-distal direction. The second portion may include a lower end having a size and shape that corresponds to the receiving cavity, and a second through aperture extending in the proximal-to-distal direction. The expandable plate may include a locking screw and a nut. In at least some embodiments, in a locked position, the locking screw extends through the first through aperture and second through aperture, and is secured to the nut. In various embodiments, in an expanded position the first portion and second portion are farther away from one another relative to a contracted position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC.
    Inventors: Loic Josse, Bertrand Peultier, Jerome Nayet
  • Patent number: 11832865
    Abstract: A surgical guide is provided comprising a body defining a first cavity that is configured for disposal of a surgical instrument and an opening. A connector is disposable with the opening and is engageable with a surgical robot. At least one insert is disposable in the first cavity. The at least one insert defines a second cavity configured for disposal of an alternate surgical instrument. Systems, methods, spinal constructs, implants and surgical instruments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventor: Daniel Paxton Wall
  • Patent number: 11826086
    Abstract: A delivery system includes a first instrument having an outer sleeve defining a passageway. The first instrument includes an inner sleeve having a first end disposed in the passageway and a second end including a first mating element. The inner sleeve defines a channel. A second instrument includes a hollow shaft disposed in the channel and a handle coupled to the shaft. The handle includes a body and a second mating element extending from the body. The second mating element is configured to engage the first mating element to secure the second instrument to the first instrument. Methods are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark R. Grizzard, Julien Prevost, John A. Elliot, Michael C. Vincent
  • Patent number: 11826118
    Abstract: A surgical draping system includes an under-draping, an over-draping, and a connecting draping connected by the under-draping and the over-draping. The surgical draping system is used to establish and maintain a surgical corridor to a surgical site or sites on a patient supported by a surgical table. The surgical draping system can accommodate rotation of the patient on the surgical table, such that the sterile surgical corridor is maintained even during such rotation. The sterile surgical corridor extends through an aperture formed in the over-draping, through an enclosed passageway formed through the connecting draping, and through an aperture formed in the under-draping.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC.
    Inventors: Jeffrey W. Beale, Robert Andrew Fields, Richard Hynes, Matthew Morrison