Patents by Inventor Patrick G. McElhaney, JR.

Patrick G. McElhaney, JR. 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: 20190380845
    Abstract: A surgical instrument for removing an implanted glenoid component from the glenoid of a patient includes a protective cannula and a flexible wire saw. The flexible wire saw is positioned in the protective cannula such that both ends of the flexible wire saw extend out of one end of the protective cannula, with a portion of the middle section of the wire saw forming a loop that extends out of the other end of the protective cannula. Surgical methods for the use of such a surgical instrument are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Kyle E. Lappin, Jason M. Chavarria, Patrick G. McElhaney, Jr., David M. Warlop
  • Patent number: 10390970
    Abstract: A surgical instrument for removing an implanted glenoid component from the glenoid of a patient includes a protective cannula and a flexible wire saw. The flexible wire saw is positioned in the protective cannula such that both ends of the flexible wire saw extend out of one end of the protective cannula, with a portion of the middle section of the wire saw forming a loop that extends out of the other end of the protective cannula. Surgical methods for the use of such a surgical instrument are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, INC.
    Inventors: Kyle E. Lappin, Jason M. Chavarria, Patrick G. McElhaney, Jr., David M. Warlop
  • Publication number: 20140214041
    Abstract: A surgical instrument for removing an implanted glenoid component from the glenoid of a patient includes a protective cannula and a flexible wire saw. The flexible wire saw is positioned in the protective cannula such that both ends of the flexible wire saw extend out of one end of the protective cannula, with a portion of the middle section of the wire saw forming a loop that extends out of the other end of the protective cannula. Surgical methods for the use of such a surgical instrument are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2014
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, LLC
    Inventors: Kyle E. Lappin, Jason M. Chavarria, Patrick G. McElhaney, Jr., David M. Warlop
  • Patent number: 8696677
    Abstract: A surgical instrument for removing an implanted glenoid component from the glenoid of a patient includes a protective cannula and a flexible wire saw. The flexible wire saw is positioned in the protective cannula such that both ends of the flexible wire saw extend out of one end of the protective cannula, with a portion of the middle section of the wire saw forming a loop that extends out of the other end of the protective cannula. Surgical methods for the use of such a surgical instrument are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 15, 2014
    Assignee: DePuy Synthes Products, LLC
    Inventors: Jason M Chavarria, Kyle E Lappin, Patrick G McElhaney, Jr., David M Warlop
  • Publication number: 20130261626
    Abstract: A surgical instrument for removing an implanted humeral stem component from the humerus of a patient includes an offset surgical tamp. A surgical method for the use of such a surgical instrument is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2012
    Publication date: October 3, 2013
    Inventors: Jason M. Chavarria, Kyle E. Lappin, Patrick G. McElhaney, JR.
  • Publication number: 20130211406
    Abstract: A surgical instrument for removing an implanted glenoid component from the glenoid of a patient includes a protective cannula and a flexible wire saw. The flexible wire saw is positioned in the protective cannula such that both ends of the flexible wire saw extend out of one end of the protective cannula, with a portion of the middle section of the wire saw forming a loop that extends out of the other end of the protective cannula. Surgical methods for the use of such a surgical instrument are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2012
    Publication date: August 15, 2013
    Inventors: Jason M. Chavarria, Kyle E. Lappin, Patrick G. McElhaney, JR., David M. Warlop