Patents by Inventor Jason T. Sherman

Jason T. Sherman 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).

  • Publication number: 20200085419
    Abstract: An orthopedic surgical instrument for use in knee surgeries includes an elongated body, a pair of output shafts, and a user control. A first output shaft extends out from a first side of the body along a first output axis substantially perpendicular to a longitudinal axis of the elongated body. A second output shaft also extends out from the first side of the elongated body along a second output axis substantially perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the elongated body. The user control is coupled to the elongated body near a first end and the first and second output shafts are situated near the second end of the elongated body. Each of the first output shaft and the second output shaft are configured to turn independent of one another in response to operation of the user control. Various joint distractors for use with the orthopaedic surgical instrument are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: Marc E. Ruhling, Jason T. Sherman, Duncan G. Young, Matthew Leyden
  • Patent number: 10575140
    Abstract: A medical device communications network comprises a plurality of medical devices including either or both of a first number of surgical instruments and a second number of implants configured for subcutaneous implantation in a biological body. A corresponding plurality of wireless communication circuits are each mounted to a different one of the plurality of medical devices. Each of the plurality of wireless communication circuits is configured to broadcast medical device information relating to the medical device to which it is mounted and to receive information relating to any other of the plurality of medical devices. The network may or may not include a master wireless communications circuit configured to receive the medical device information broadcast by any of the plurality of slave wireless communication circuits and to broadcast the information relating to any other of the plurality of medical devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark R. DiSilvestro, Jason T. Sherman
  • Patent number: 10485530
    Abstract: An orthopedic surgical instrument for use in knee surgeries includes an elongated body, a pair of output shafts, and a user control. A first output shaft extends out from a first side of the body along a first output axis substantially perpendicular to a longitudinal axis of the elongated body. A second output shaft also extends out from the first side of the elongated body along a second output axis substantially perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the elongated body. The user control is coupled to the elongated body near a first end and the first and second output shafts are situated near the second end of the elongated body. Each of the first output shaft and the second output shaft are configured to turn independent of one another in response to operation of the user control. Various joint distractors for use with the orthopaedic surgical instrument are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: DePuy Ireland Unlimited Company
    Inventors: Marc E. Ruhling, Jason T. Sherman, Duncan G. Young, Matthew Leyden
  • Patent number: 10411510
    Abstract: A surgical instrument system and method are disclosed. The surgical instrument system includes an instrument case and a charging plate that may be placed in a sterile surgical field. The charging plate is configured to receive electrical power from outside the sterile surgical field and transmit that electrical power to other devices within the sterile field.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason T. Sherman, Sherrod A. Woods, Matthew R. Dressler
  • Publication number: 20190239802
    Abstract: A system and method for transmitting implant data includes an orthopaedic implant, a wireless receiver, and a processing circuit electrically coupled to the wireless receiver. The orthopaedic implant is configured to transmit implant identification data and implant sensor data to the wireless receiver in response to a power signal. The orthopedic implant may transfer the data over, for example, a wireless network. The processing circuit receives the implant identification data and the implant sensor data from the wireless receiver and is configured to retrieve patient-related data from a database based on the implant identification data. The processing circuit may also be configured to update a patient queue, assign a patient room to a patient, and/or transmit the patient-related data and the implant sensor data to a client machine located in the patient room.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Edward J. Caylor, III, Mark R. DiSilvestro, Jason T. Sherman
  • Publication number: 20190209342
    Abstract: Technologies for aligning an acetabular prosthetic component in a patient's surgically prepared acetabulum include a reference sensor module securable to the patient's bony anatomy, an inserter sensor module securable to an acetabular prosthetic component inserter, and a display module. Each sensor module generates sensor data indicative of the orientation of the sensor module and/or structures to which the sensor module is coupled. The display module receives the sensor data from the sensor modules, determines the orientation of the acetabular prosthetic component relative to the patient's bony anatomy, and displays indicia of the determined orientation on a display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Jason T. Sherman, Alec A. Birkbeck, Robert R. Freeman
  • Publication number: 20190167448
    Abstract: An orthopaedic surgical system includes a sensor module for determining the joint force of a patient's knee joint and an adaptor for coupling various tibial trialing components to the sensor module. The sensor module includes a tibial paddle to which the adaptor is configured to couple. The adaptor and tibial paddle include structures that control the orientation at which the adaptor is attachable to the tibial paddle. Some tibial trialing components may be positioned over the adaptor in a mobile orientation that facilities rotation of the tibial trialing component relative to the tibial paddle or a fixed orientation that restricts the rotation of the tibial trialing component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Jason T. Sherman, Michael J. Rock, Daren L. Deffenbaugh, Kyle S. Moore
  • Patent number: 10265193
    Abstract: Technologies for aligning an acetabular prosthetic component in a patient's surgically prepared acetabulum include a reference sensor module securable to the patient's bony anatomy, an inserter sensor module securable to an acetabular prosthetic component inserter, and a display module. Each sensor module generates sensor data indicative of the orientation of the sensor module and/or structures to which the sensor module is coupled. The display module receives the sensor data from the sensor modules, determines the orientation of the acetabular prosthetic component relative to the patient's bony anatomy, and displays indicia of the determined orientation on a display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, INC.
    Inventors: Jason T. Sherman, Alec A. Birkbeck, Robert R. Freeman
  • Patent number: 10206792
    Abstract: An orthopedic surgical system includes a sensor module for determining the joint force of a patient's knee joint and an adaptor for coupling various tibial trialing components to the sensor module. The sensor module includes a tibial paddle to which the adaptor is configured to couple. The adaptor and tibial paddle include structures that control the orientation at which the adaptor is attachable to the tibial paddle. Some tibial trialing components may be positioned over the adaptor in a mobile orientation that facilities rotation of the tibial trialing component relative to the tibial paddle or a fixed orientation that restricts the rotation of the tibial trialing component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: DEPUY IRELAND UNLIMITED COMPANY
    Inventors: Jason T. Sherman, Michael J. Rock, Daren L. Deffenbaugh, Kyle S. Moore
  • Publication number: 20190008661
    Abstract: A system and method for validating an orthopaedic surgical plan includes a data tag associated with a patient-specific orthopaedic surgical instrument and a data reader to read the data tag to obtain surgical procedure parameters from the data tag. A display module may display the surgical procedure parameters and/or identification data to validate the patient-specific orthopaedic surgical instrument. Additionally, the system may include a sensor module to generate joint force data indicative of a joint force of a patient's joint. The display module may be configured to display the joint force data in association with the surgical procedure parameters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Inventors: Jason T. Sherman, Robert S. Hastings, Jose F. Guzman, Luke J. Aram
  • Patent number: 10172551
    Abstract: A system and method for transmitting implant data includes an orthopedic implant, a wireless receiver, and a processing circuit electrically coupled to the wireless receiver. The orthopedic implant is configured to transmit implant identification data and implant sensor data to the wireless receiver in response to a power signal. The orthopedic implant may transfer the data over, for example, a wireless network. The processing circuit receives the implant identification data and the implant sensor data from the wireless receiver and is configured to retrieve patient-related data from a database based on the implant identification data. The processing circuit may also be configured to update a patient queue, assign a patient room to a patient, and/or transmit the patient-related data and the implant sensor data to a client machine located in the patient room.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Edward J. Caylor, III, Mark R. DiSilvestro, Jason T. Sherman
  • Publication number: 20180333264
    Abstract: A system for use in conjunction with a hip prosthesis is shown. A customized patient-specific acetabular orthopaedic surgical instrument and a customized patient-specific femoral orthopaedic surgical instrument are disclosed. A method for fabricating and using the orthopaedic surgical instruments is also disclosed. A method for using the customized patient-specific acetabular orthopaedic surgical instrument is disclosed. A method for using the customized patient-specific femoral orthopaedic surgical instrument is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2018
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Inventors: Matthew R. Dressler, Jason T. Sherman
  • Patent number: 10098761
    Abstract: A system and method includes a data tag associated with a patient-specific orthopedic surgical instrument and a data reader to read the data tag to obtain surgical procedure parameters from the data tag. A display module may display the surgical procedure parameters and/or identification data to validate the patient-specific orthopedic surgical instrument. Additionally, the system may include a sensor module to generate joint force data indicative of a joint force of a patient's joint. The display module may be configured to display the joint force data in association with the surgical procedure parameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: Depuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason T. Sherman, Robert S. Hastings, Jose F. Guzman, Luke J. Aram
  • Patent number: 10070973
    Abstract: An orthopedic surgical device includes a tibial paddle shaped to be positioned in the patient's knee joint and a handle extending from the tibial paddle. The tibial paddle includes a sensor array positioned therein and configured to generate sensor signals indicative of the joint force of the patient's knee joint. The orthopedic surgical device also includes a control circuit configured to control a display located on the handle to provide a visual indication of the medial and lateral balance of the joint force. In some embodiments, various tibial trialing components may be coupled to the tibial paddle along with an associated adaptor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: DePuy Ireland Unlimited Company
    Inventors: Jason T. Sherman, Michael J. Rock, Mario Bertazzoni, Michael J. Bartelme
  • Patent number: 10034753
    Abstract: A system for use in conjunction with a hip prosthesis is shown. A customized patient-specific acetabular orthopedic surgical instrument and a customized patient-specific femoral orthopedic surgical instrument are disclosed. A method for fabricating and using the orthopedic surgical instruments is also disclosed. A method for using the customized patient-specific acetabular orthopedic surgical instrument is disclosed. A method for using the customized patient-specific femoral orthopedic surgical instrument is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, INC.
    Inventors: Matthew R. Dressler, Jason T. Sherman
  • Publication number: 20180192256
    Abstract: A medical device communications network comprises a plurality of medical devices including either or both of a first number of surgical instruments and a second number of implants configured for subcutaneous implantation in a biological body. A corresponding plurality of wireless communication circuits are each mounted to a different one of the plurality of medical devices. Each of the plurality of wireless communication circuits is configured to broadcast medical device information relating to the medical device to which it is mounted and to receive information relating to any other of the plurality of medical devices. The network may or may not include a master wireless communications circuit configured to receive the medical device information broadcast by any of the plurality of slave wireless communication circuits and to broadcast the information relating to any other of the plurality of medical devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Inventors: Mark R. DiSilvestro, Jason T. Sherman
  • Publication number: 20180130001
    Abstract: A computer assisted surgery system includes a controller configured to display images of the surgical procedure according to a workflow plan. The controller is configured to retrieve data and determine the workflow plan based on the data. The controller may also be configured to record and store data related to the surgical procedure on, for example, a hospital network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2017
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Inventors: Mark R. DiSilvestro, Jason T. Sherman
  • Publication number: 20180076665
    Abstract: A surgical instrument system and method are disclosed. The surgical instrument system includes an instrument case and a charging plate that may be placed in a sterile surgical field. The charging plate is configured to receive electrical power from outside the sterile surgical field and transmit that electrical power to other devices within the sterile field.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Inventors: Jason T. Sherman, Sherrod A. Woods, Matthew R. Dressler
  • Patent number: 9860717
    Abstract: A medical device communications network comprises a plurality of medical devices including either or both of a first number of surgical instruments and a second number of implants configured for subcutaneous implantation in a biological body. A corresponding plurality of wireless communication circuits are each mounted to a different one of the plurality of medical devices. Each of the plurality of wireless communication circuits is configured to broadcast medical device information relating to the medical device to which it is mounted and to receive information relating to any other of the plurality of medical devices. The network may or may not include a master wireless communications circuit configured to receive the medical device information broadcast by any of the plurality of slave wireless communication circuits and to broadcast the information relating to any other of the plurality of medical devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, INC.
    Inventors: Mark R. DiSilvestro, Jason T. Sherman
  • Patent number: 9837862
    Abstract: A surgical instrument system is disclosed. The surgical instrument system includes an instrument case and a charging plate that may be placed in a sterile surgical field. The charging plate is configured to receive electrical power from outside the sterile surgical field and transmit that electrical power to other devices within the sterile field.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignee: DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, INC.
    Inventors: Jason T. Sherman, Sherrod A. Woods, Matthew R. Dressler