Patents by Inventor Aaron J. Matyas

Aaron J. Matyas has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 11357562
    Abstract: An orthopaedic surgical instrument for use in disassembling an orthopaedic prosthesis includes a main component, a rod, and a spindle. The main component has a housing and an elongated body extending from the housing with a passageway is defined in the elongated body. The rod has an elongated shaft, with a greater length than the elongated body, extending from the head of the rod and configured to pass through the main component. The spindle threads into the housing to move the rod along a longitudinal axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: DePuy Ireland Unlimited Company
    Inventors: Aaron J. Matyas, Kyle D. Steffe, Rebecca L. Chaney, Tyler S. Hathaway, Michael A. Cook
  • Publication number: 20220096244
    Abstract: An orthopaedic surgical instrument system includes a hinged tibial insert trial and a tibial base trial. A post adapter is sized to be positioned over a post of the tibial base trial and to be positioned in a central opening defined in the hinged tibial insert trial. The hinged tibial insert trial includes a housing configured to be received in a femoral component and a button mechanism to selectively secure the hinged tibial insert trial to the femoral component. The system may include a shim trial sized to be attached to an inferior surface of the hinged tibial insert trial.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Inventors: Nathan C. Reeder, Aaron J. Matyas, Lauren A. Ferris
  • Publication number: 20210307914
    Abstract: An orthopaedic prosthesis system includes a femoral component configured to be attached to a distal end of a patient's femur. A tibial tray is configured to be attached to a proximal end of a patient's tibia. A tibial insert is configured to be positioned between the femoral component and the tibial tray. An elongated pin rotatably couples the tibial insert to the femoral component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Inventors: Aaron J. Matyas, Tyler S. Hathaway, Paul B. Sade, SR., Nathan C. Reeder, Kyle D. Steffe, David E. Rottger, Anthony J. Webb
  • Patent number: 11116641
    Abstract: An orthopaedic prosthesis includes a femoral component configured to be attached to a distal end of a patient's femur. A tibial tray is configured to be attached to a proximal end of a patient's tibia. A tibial insert is configured to rotate relative to the tibial tray. A modular insert is received in a cavity defined in the tibial insert. The femoral component is rotatably coupled to the body of the modular insert.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Inventors: Aaron J. Matyas, Tyler S. Hathaway, Paul B. Sade, Sr., Nathan C. Reeder, Kyle D. Steffe, David E. Rottger, Anthony J. Webb
  • Publication number: 20210205089
    Abstract: An orthopaedic surgical instrument system for use during a surgical procedure to implant an orthopaedic knee prosthesis includes a tibial trial component adapted to be positioned on a surgically-prepared proximal end of a patient's tibia. The tibial trial component has a base plate and a central post extending upwardly from a superior surface of the base plate. A superior surface of the central post has a ramp surface defined therein, with the ramp surface inclining superiorly in the anterior-to-posterior direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2021
    Publication date: July 8, 2021
    Inventors: David W. Waite, II, Aaron J. Matyas, Duncan G. Young, Scott M. Thomas
  • Publication number: 20210196285
    Abstract: An orthopaedic surgical instrument assembly includes a surgical reamer, a cannulated broach, and an instrument handle. The broach includes a bore sized to slide over a shaft of the reamer. The handle attaches to the broach and also includes a bore sized to slide over a shaft of the reamer. A modular broach assembled from a number of broach segments may be used. Methods associated with the surgical instrument assembly are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2019
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Inventors: Tyler S. Hathaway, Adam L. Carver, Kyle D. Steffe, Aaron J. Matyas, Anthony J. Webb, Craig S. Tsukayama
  • Patent number: 11033396
    Abstract: An orthopaedic prosthesis system includes a femoral component configured to be attached to a distal end of a patient's femur. A tibial tray is configured to be attached to a proximal end of a patient's tibia. A tibial insert is configured to be positioned between the femoral component and the tibial tray. An elongated pin rotatably couples the tibial insert to the femoral component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: DEPUY IRELAND UNLIMITED COMPANY
    Inventors: Aaron J. Matyas, Tyler S. Hathaway, Paul B. Sade, Sr., Nathan C. Reeder, Kyle D. Steffe, David E. Rottger, Anthony J. Webb
  • Patent number: 10952863
    Abstract: An orthopaedic surgical instrument system for use during a surgical procedure to implant an orthopaedic knee prosthesis includes a tibial base trial component adapted to be positioned on a surgically-prepared proximal end of a patient's tibia and an insert component shaped to be received in an opening defined in the tibial base trial component. The insert component has a base plate and a central post extending upwardly from a superior surface of the base plate. A superior surface of the central post has a ramp surface defined therein, with the ramp surface inclining superiorly in the anterior-to-posterior direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: DEPUY IRELAND UNLIMITED COMPANY
    Inventors: David W. Waite, II, Aaron J. Matyas, Duncan G. Young, Scott M. Thomas
  • Publication number: 20210059827
    Abstract: An orthopaedic surgical instrument configured to assist a surgeon seat or engage a femoral component with a tibial bearing or other tibial component. The instrument may include a displacement device configured to displace the tibia and femur to permit the surgeon to position a femoral component for seating on a tibial bearing and/or a retaining mechanism configured to maintain the tibial bearing in rotational alignment with the femoral component while seating the femoral component on the tibial bearing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventors: THIAGO LOPES AMARAL, LAUREN A. FERRIS, LINDSAY L. GILSON, TRENT M. GLASSLEY, COLIN M. LANK, GARY M. LINDSAY, JEREMIAH M. LEWIS, AARON J. MATYAS, STEPHANIE A. RECKER, NATHAN C. REEDER, DAVID E. ROTTGER, PAUL B. SADE, BARRY A. SCHNIEDERS
  • Publication number: 20200246149
    Abstract: An orthopaedic prosthesis system includes a femoral component configured to be attached to a distal end of a patient's femur. A tibial tray is configured to be attached to a proximal end of a patient's tibia. A tibial insert is configured to be positioned between the femoral component and the tibial tray. An elongated pin rotatably couples the tibial insert to the femoral component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2019
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Aaron J. Matyas, Tyler S. Hathaway, Paul B. Sade, SR., Nathan C. Reeder, Kyle D. Steffe, David E. Rottger, Anthony J. Webb
  • Publication number: 20200246150
    Abstract: An orthopaedic prosthesis includes a femoral component configured to be attached to a distal end of a patient's femur. A tibial tray is configured to be attached to a proximal end of a patient's tibia. A tibial insert is configured to rotate relative to the tibial tray. A modular insert is received in a cavity defined in the tibial insert. The femoral component is rotatably coupled to the body of the modular insert.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2019
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Aaron J. Matyas, Tyler S. Hathaway, Paul B. Sade, SR., Nathan C. Reeder, Kyle D. Steffe, David E. Rottger, Anthony J. Webb
  • Publication number: 20200205989
    Abstract: An orthopaedic surgical instrument system includes a first broach including a first end configured to be separately secured to a handle and a tapered body having a plurality of cutting teeth defined therein, and a second broach including a first end configured to be separately secured to the handle in place of the first broach, a first tapered body extending distally from a second end positioned opposite the first end, and a second tapered body extending distally from the first tapered body. The tapered body of the first broach and the first tapered body of the second broach have a first outer geometry and the second tapered body has a second outer geometry different from the first outer geometry.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: JAY R. LIEBERMAN, BENJAMIN J. SORDELET, RICHARD SPENCER JONES, TIMOTHY G. VENDRELY, STEPHANIE M. WAINSCOTT, REBECCA L. CHANEY, JOSEPH G. WYSS, STEPHEN A. HAZEBROUCK, AARON J. MATYAS
  • Patent number: 10583011
    Abstract: An orthopaedic surgical instrument system includes a first broach including a first end configured to be separately secured to a handle and a tapered body having a plurality of cutting teeth defined therein, and a second broach including a first end configured to be separately secured to the handle in place of the first broach, a first tapered body extending distally from a second end positioned opposite the first end, and a second tapered body extending distally from the first tapered body. The tapered body of the first broach and the first tapered body of the second broach have a first outer geometry and the second tapered body has a second outer geometry different from the first outer geometry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: DePuy Ireland Unlimited Company
    Inventors: Jay R. Lieberman, Benjamin J. Sordelet, Richard Spencer Jones, Timothy G. Vendrely, Stephanie M. Wainscott, Rebecca L. Chaney, Joseph G. Wyss, Stephen A. Hazebrouck, Aaron J. Matyas
  • Patent number: 10543097
    Abstract: An orthopaedic surgical instrument system includes a first broach including a first end configured to be separately secured to a handle and a tapered body having a plurality of cutting teeth defined therein, and a second broach including a first end configured to be separately secured to the handle in place of the first broach, a first tapered body extending distally from a second end positioned opposite the first end, and a second tapered body extending distally from the first tapered body. The tapered body of the first broach and the first tapered body of the second broach have a first outer geometry and the second tapered body has a second outer geometry different from the first outer geometry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: DePuy Ireland Unlimited Company
    Inventors: Jay R Lieberman, Benjamin J Sordelet, Richard Spencer Jones, Timothy G. Vendrely, Stephanie M. Wainscott, Rebecca L. Chaney, Joseph G. Wyss, Stephen A. Hazebrouck, Aaron J. Matyas
  • Publication number: 20190282287
    Abstract: An orthopaedic surgical instrument for use in disassembling an orthopaedic prosthesis includes a main component, a rod, and a spindle. The main component has a housing and an elongated body extending from the housing with a passageway is defined in the elongated body. The rod has an elongated shaft, with a greater length than the elongated body, extending from the head of the rod and configured to pass through the main component. The spindle threads into the housing to move the rod along a longitudinal axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Aaron J. Matyas, Kyle D. Steffe, Rebecca L. Chaney, Tyler S. Hathaway, Michael A. Cook
  • Publication number: 20190240033
    Abstract: An orthopaedic surgical instrument system for use during a surgical procedure to implant an orthopaedic knee prosthesis includes a tibial base trial component adapted to be positioned on a surgically-prepared proximal end of a patient's tibia and an insert component shaped to be received in an opening defined in the tibial base trial component. The insert component has a base plate and a central post extending upwardly from a superior surface of the base plate. A superior surface of the central post has a ramp surface defined therein, with the ramp surface inclining superiorly in the anterior-to-posterior direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: David W. Waite, II, Aaron J. Matyas, Duncan G. Young, Scott M. Thomas
  • Patent number: 10307198
    Abstract: An orthopaedic surgical instrument for use in disassembling an orthopaedic prosthesis includes a main component, a rod, and a spindle. The main component has a housing and an elongated body extending from the housing with a passageway is defined in the elongated body. The rod has an elongated shaft, with a greater length than the elongated body, extending from the head of the rod and configured to pass through the main component. The spindle threads into the housing to move the rod along a longitudinal axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: DePuy Ireland Unlimited Company
    Inventors: Aaron J. Matyas, Kyle D. Steffe, Rebecca L. Chaney, Tyler S. Hathaway, Michael A. Cook
  • Patent number: 10265183
    Abstract: An orthopaedic surgical instrument system for use during a surgical procedure to implant an orthopaedic knee prosthesis includes a tibial base trial component adapted to be positioned on a surgically-prepared proximal end of a patient's tibia and an insert component shaped to be received in an opening defined in the tibial base trial component. The insert component has a base plate and a central post extending upwardly from a superior surface of the base plate. A superior surface of the central post has a ramp surface defined therein, with the ramp surface inclining superiorly in the anterior-to-posterior direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: DEPUY IRELAND UNLIMITED COMPANY
    Inventors: David W. Waite, II, Aaron J. Matyas, Duncan G. Young, Scott M. Thomas
  • Publication number: 20180125666
    Abstract: An orthopaedic surgical instrument system for use during a surgical procedure to implant an orthopaedic knee prosthesis includes a tibial base trial component adapted to be positioned on a surgically-prepared proximal end of a patient's tibia and an insert component shaped to be received in an opening defined in the tibial base trial component. The insert component has a base plate and a central post extending upwardly from a superior surface of the base plate. A superior surface of the central post has a ramp surface defined therein, with the ramp surface inclining superiorly in the anterior-to-posterior direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2018
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Inventors: David W. Waite, II, Aaron J. Matyas, Duncan G. Young, Scott M. Thomas
  • Patent number: 9861491
    Abstract: An orthopaedic surgical instrument system for use during a surgical procedure to implant an orthopaedic knee prosthesis includes a tibial base trial component adapted to be positioned on a surgically-prepared proximal end of a patient's tibia and an insert component shaped to be received in an opening defined in the tibial base trial component. The insert component has a base plate and a central post extending upwardly from a superior surface of the base plate. A superior surface of the central post has a ramp surface defined therein, with the ramp surface inclining superiorly in the anterior-to-posterior direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: DEPUY IRELAND UNLIMITED COMPANY
    Inventors: David W. Waite, II, Aaron J. Matyas, Duncan G. Young, Scott M. Thomas