Patents by Inventor Richard Pellegrino

Richard Pellegrino 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: 9498263
    Abstract: An intervertebral connection system wherein the bone anchor has a helical configuration. Also included is a method of installing a bone fastening connection system, comprising the steps of: a) forming a pilot hole in a bone, b) providing a connection system comprising a conformable ligament having a first end portion, and an anchor having a central axis which is axially implantable into a bone in a patient's body, c) inserting the distal head portion of the system into the pilot hole, and d) rotating the helix to drive the system into the bone and drive the ligament up the helix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2016
    Assignee: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Pellegrino, Christine Rusbarksy
  • Publication number: 20160324541
    Abstract: System and methods are shown having a tube-within-tube assembly with a deployable curved deflectable tube or cannula that deploys from a straight cannula or trocar. The curved cannula has pre-curved distal end to create an angular range of 0° to 180° when fully deployed from the straight trocar. The curve is configured such that the flexible element carrying a treatment device can navigate through the angular range of deployment of the curved cannula. The curved cannula allows the flexible element to navigate through a curve within bone without veering off towards an unintended direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Publication date: November 10, 2016
    Inventors: Richard Pellegrino, Samit Patel, Harold Carrison
  • Patent number: 9486279
    Abstract: Methods and systems for modulating intraosseous nerves (e.g., nerves within bone) are provided. For example, the methods and systems described herein may be used to modulate (e.g., denervate, ablate) basivertebral nerves within vertebrae. The modulation of the basivertebral nerves may facilitate treatment of chronic back pain. The modulation may be performed by a neuromodulation device (e.g., an energy delivery device).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2016
    Assignee: Relievant Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Pellegrino, Paula Papineau, John S. Crombie, Samit Patel, Thomas Ryan
  • Publication number: 20160317283
    Abstract: An intervertebral connection system wherein the bone anchor has a helical configuration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2016
    Publication date: November 3, 2016
    Applicant: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Pellegrino, Christine Rusbarksy
  • Publication number: 20160278791
    Abstract: System and methods for channeling a path into bone include a trocar having a proximal end, distal end and a central channel disposed along a central axis of the trocar. The trocar includes a distal opening at the distal end of the trocar. The system includes a curved cannula sized to be received in the central channel, the curved cannula comprising a curved distal end configured to be extended outward from the distal opening to generate a curved path extending away from the trocar. The curved cannula has a central passageway having a diameter configured to allow a treatment device to be delivered through the central passageway to a location beyond the curved path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2015
    Publication date: September 29, 2016
    Inventors: Richard Pellegrino, Samit Patel, Harold Carrison
  • Patent number: 9265522
    Abstract: System and methods for channeling a path into bone include a trocar having a proximal end, distal end and a central channel disposed along a central axis of the trocar. The trocar includes a radial opening at or near the distal end of the trocar. The system includes a curveable cannula sized to be received in the central channel, the curveable cannula comprising a curveable distal end configured to be extended laterally outward from the radial opening in a curved path extending away from the trocar. The curveable cannula has a central passageway having a diameter configured to allow a probe to be delivered through the central passageway to a location beyond the curved path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: Relievant Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Pellegrino, Samit Patel, Harold Carrison
  • Patent number: 9259241
    Abstract: System and methods are shown having a tube-within-tube assembly with a deployable curved deflectable tube or cannula that deploys from a straight cannula or trocar. The curved cannula has pre-curved distal end to create an angular range of 0° to 180° when fully deployed from the straight trocar. The curve is configured such that the flexible element carrying a treatment device can navigate through the angular range of deployment of the curved cannula. The curved cannula allows the flexible element to navigate through a curve within bone without veering off towards an unintended direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: Relievant Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Pellegrino, Samit Patel, Harold Carrison
  • Publication number: 20150342670
    Abstract: Methods and systems for modulating intraosseous nerves (e.g., nerves within bone) are provided. For example, the methods and systems described herein may be used to modulate (e.g., denervate, ablate) basivertebral nerves within vertebrae. The modulation of the basivertebral nerves may facilitate treatment of chronic back pain. The modulation may be performed by a neuromodulation device (e.g., an energy delivery device).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2015
    Publication date: December 3, 2015
    Inventors: Richard Pellegrino, Paula Papineau, John S. Crombie, Samit Patel, Thomas Ryan
  • Patent number: 9173676
    Abstract: System and methods for channeling a path into bone include a trocar having a proximal end, distal end and a central channel disposed along a central axis of the trocar. The trocar includes a distal opening at the distal end of the trocar. The system includes a curved cannula sized to be received in the central channel, the curved cannula comprising a curved distal end configured to be extended outward from the distal opening to generate a curved path extending away from the trocar. The curved cannula has a central passageway having a diameter configured to allow a treatment device to be delivered through the central passageway to a location beyond the curved path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: Relievant Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Pellegrino, Samit Patel, Harold Carrison
  • Publication number: 20150164546
    Abstract: System and methods for channeling a path into bone include a trocar having a proximal end, distal end and a central channel disposed along a central axis of the trocar. The trocar includes a radial opening at or near the distal end of the trocar. The system includes a curveable cannula sized to be received in the central channel, the curveable cannula comprising a curveable distal end configured to be extended laterally outward from the radial opening in a curved path extending away from the trocar. The curveable cannula has a central passageway having a diameter configured to allow a probe to be delivered through the central passageway to a location beyond the curved path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2014
    Publication date: June 18, 2015
    Inventors: Richard Pellegrino, Samit Patel, Harold Carrison
  • Patent number: 9039701
    Abstract: System and methods are shown having a tube-within-tube assembly with a deployable curved deflectable tube or cannula that deploys from a straight cannula or trocar. The curved cannula has a pre-curved distal end to create an angular range of 0° to 180° when fully deployed from the straight trocar. The curve is configured such that the flexible element carrying a treatment device can navigate through the angular range of deployment of the curved cannula. The curved cannula allows the flexible element to navigate through a curve within bone without veering off towards an unintended direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: Relievant Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Pellegrino, Samit Patel, Harold Carrison
  • Patent number: 9023038
    Abstract: System and methods for channeling a path into bone include a trocar having a proximal end, distal end and a central channel disposed along a central axis of the trocar. The trocar includes a radial opening at or near the distal end of the trocar. The system includes a curveable cannula sized to be received in the central channel, the curveable cannula comprising a curveable distal end configured to be extended laterally outward from the radial opening in a curved path extending away from the trocar. The curveable cannula has a central passageway having a diameter configured allow a probe to be delivered through the central passageway to a location beyond the curved path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: Relievant Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Pellegrino, Samit Patel, Harold Carrison
  • Patent number: 8992523
    Abstract: Methods and systems for modulating intraosseous nerves (e.g., nerves within bone) are provided. For example, the methods and systems described herein may be used to modulate (e.g., denervate, ablate) basivertebral nerves within vertebrae. The modulation of the basivertebral nerves may facilitate treatment of chronic back pain. The modulation may be performed by a neuromodulation device (e.g., an energy delivery device).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: Relievant Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Pellegrino, Paula Papineau, John S. Crombie, Samit Patel, Thomas Ryan
  • Patent number: 8992522
    Abstract: Methods and systems for modulating intraosseous nerves (e.g., nerves within bone) are provided. For example, the methods and systems described herein may be used to modulate (e.g., denervate, ablate) basivertebral nerves within vertebrae. The modulation of the basivertebral nerves may facilitate treatment of chronic back pain. The modulation may be performed by a neuromodulation device (e.g., an energy delivery device).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: Relievant Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Pellegrino, Samit Patel, Harold Carrison
  • Publication number: 20140336667
    Abstract: System and methods for channeling a path into bone include a trocar having a proximal end, distal end and a central channel disposed along a central axis of the trocar. The trocar includes a distal opening at the distal end of the trocar. The system includes a curved cannula sized to be received in the central channel, the curved cannula comprising a curved distal end configured to be extended outward from the distal opening to generate a curved path extending away from the trocar. The curved cannula has a central passageway having a diameter configured to allow a treatment device to be delivered through the central passageway to a location beyond the curved path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2014
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Applicant: Relievant Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Pellegrino, Samit Patel, Harold Carrison
  • Patent number: 8882764
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for treating an intraosseous nerve. The method includes positioning a hollow shaft through the cortical shell of a vertebral body and into a cancellous bone region of the vertebral body. The hollow shaft includes an annular wall having a longitudinal bore therein, a proximal portion and a distal portion, and a first window extending transversely through the annular wall. An electrosurgical probe is advanced within the longitudinal bore from the proximal portion toward the distal portion. The electrosurgical probe includes a first treatment element at a distal end of the probe, wherein the first treatment element being in electrical connection with a power supply. The first treatment element is slidably disposed within the longitudinal bore so that the first treatment element is advanced radially outward from the window and shaft to affect treatment of the intraosseous nerve within the cancellous bone region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: Relievant Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey K. Sutton, Thomas Ryan, Samit Patel, Richard Pellegrino
  • Publication number: 20140316405
    Abstract: System and methods for channeling a path into bone include a trocar having a proximal end, distal end and a central channel disposed along a central axis of the trocar. The trocar includes a radial opening at or near the distal end of the trocar. The system includes a curveable cannula sized to be received in the central channel, the curveable cannula comprising a curveable distal end configured to be extended laterally outward from the radial opening in a curved path extending away from the trocar. The curveable cannula has a central passageway having a diameter configured allow a probe to be delivered through the central passageway to a location beyond the curved path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2013
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Applicant: Relievant Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Pellegrino, Paula Papineau, John S. Crombie, Samit Patel, Thomas Ryan
  • Patent number: 8808284
    Abstract: System and methods for channeling a path into bone include a trocar having a proximal end, distal end and a central channel disposed along a central axis of the trocar. The trocar includes a radial opening at or near the distal end of the trocar. The system includes a curveable cannula sized to be received in the central channel, the curveable cannula comprising a curveable distal end configured to be extended laterally outward from the radial opening in a curved path extending away from the trocar. The curveable cannula has a central passageway having a diameter configured allow a probe to be delivered through the central passageway to a location beyond the curved path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2014
    Assignee: Relievant Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Pellegrino, Samit Patel, Harold Carrison
  • Publication number: 20140058453
    Abstract: An intervertebral connection system wherein the bone anchor has a helical configuration. Also included is a method of installing a bone fastening connection system, comprising the steps of: a) forming a pilot hole in a bone, b) providing a connection system comprising a conformable ligament having a first end portion, and an anchor having a central axis which is axially implantable into a bone in a patient's body, c) inserting the distal head portion of the system into the pilot hole, and d) rotating the helix to drive the system into the bone and drive the ligament up the helix.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2013
    Publication date: February 27, 2014
    Applicant: DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, LLC
    Inventors: Richard Pellegrino, Christine Rusbarksy
  • Patent number: RE46356
    Abstract: This invention relates to a method of straddling an intraosseous nerve with an energy transmitting device to improve the therapeutic treatment of the nerve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2017
    Assignee: Relievant Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Pellegrino, Paula Papineau, John S. Crombie, Samit Patel, Thomas Ryan