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Assessing the condition of a joint and devising treatment

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Methods are disclosed for assessing the condition of a cartilage in a joint, particularly a human knee. The methods include converting an image such as an MRI to a three dimensional map of the cartilage. The cartilage map can be correlated to a movement pattern of the joint to assess the affect of movement on cartilage wear. Changes in the thickness of cartilage over time can be determined so that therapies can be provided. Information on thickness of cartilage and curvature of cartilage or subchondral bone can be used to plan therapy. Information on movement pattern can be used to plan therapy.

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THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITYPALO ALTO, CA2217

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Lang, Philipp Lexington, US 243 20332
Steines, Daniel Lexington, US 168 16492

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* 6,311,083 Method for determining an examination point for the diaphanoscopic examination of a being and device for realizing the same 10 2000
6,556,855 Method for the implementation of a perfusion measurement with magnetic resonance imaging 45 2001
 
CORNELL UNIVERSITY (1)
* 5,913,821 Diagnostic method and apparatus for assessing canine hip dysplasia 46 1997
 
GENZYME CORPORATION (4)
* 5,723,331 Methods and compositions for the repair of articular cartilage defects in mammals 228 1995
5,900,245 Compliant tissue sealants 244 1996
* 5,786,217 Methods and compositions for the repair of articular cartilage defects in mammals 292 1997
6,217,894 Compliant tissue sealants 196 2000
 
WHALEDENT INC. (1)
4,368,040 Dental impression tray for forming a dental prosthesis in situ 137 1981
 
SULZER BIOLOGICS INC. (1)
6,514,514 Device and method for regeneration and repair of cartilage lesions 117 1999
 
Fonar Corporation (3)
* 5,810,006 Multipositional MRI for kinematic studies of movable joints 63 1995
* 5,899,859 Multipositional MRI for kinematic studies of movable joints 117 1995
* 5,772,595 Multipositional MRI for kinematic studies of movable joints 58 1996
 
Artecal, Sciences, Inc. (1)
6,841,150 Use of adipose tissue-derived stromal cells for chondrocyte differentiation and cartilage repair 59 2002
 
OSIRIS THERAPEUTICS, INC. (1)
* 6,835,377 Osteoarthritis cartilage regeneration 164 1998
 
AESCULAP, INC. (1)
6,387,131 Knee prosthesis comprising a tibial wedge 107 2000
 
MUSCULOGRAPHICS, INC. (1)
* 5,682,886 Computer-assisted surgical system 667 1995
 
MICROPORT ORTHOPEDICS HOLDINGS INC. (5)
6,013,103 Medial pivot knee prosthesis 301 1997
6,156,069 Precision hip joint replacement method 225 1999
7,060,074 Instrumentation for minimally invasive unicompartmental knee replacement 190 2002
7,141,053 Methods of minimally invasive unicompartmental knee replacement 203 2002
2006/0235,421 Instrumentation for Minimally Invasive Unicompartmental Knee Replacement 129 2006
 
Smith and Nephew Orthopaedics AG (1)
6,165,221 Implant 51 1999
 
Joint Medical Products Corporation (1)
4,888,021 Knee and patellar prosthesis 178 1988
 
Metalpraecis Berchem + Schaberg Gesellschaft fur Metallformgebung mit beschrankter Haftung (1)
* 5,150,304 Method of making an implantable joint prosthesis 131 1990
 
Sulzer Medizinaltechnik AG (1)
5,501,687 Body for distributing bone cement for the anchoring of implants 136 1993
 
ARTECEL, INC. (1)
6,429,013 Use of adipose tissue-derived stromal cells for chondrocyte differentiation and cartilage repair 162 2000
 
SMITH & NEPHEW, INC. (7)
4,673,409 Implant with attachment surface 93 1986
5,478,739 Three-dimensional stromal cell and tissue culture system 143 1992
5,842,477 Method for repairing cartilage 422 1996
5,928,945 Application of shear flow stress to chondrocytes or chondrocyte stem cells to produce cartilage 95 1996
6,120,541 Apparatus for use in grafting articular cartilage 99 1999
6,375,658 Cartilage grafting 179 2000
6,358,253 Repairing cartilage 176 2000
 
RADIOMED CORP. (2)
8,320,995 Fiducial marker with rings 7 2007
8,320,995 Fiducial marker with rings 7 2007
 
Human Performance Technologies, Inc. (1)
4,813,436 Motion analysis system employing various operating modes 124 1987
 
ABS CORPORATION (6)
6,626,945 Cartilage repair plug 171 2001
2001/0039,455 Cartilage repair plug 175 2001
6,652,587 Method and system for mammalian joint resurfacing 241 2002
2002/0173,852 Method and system for mammalian joint resurfacing 131 2002
2006/0111,726 Method and kit for interpositional arthroplasty 91 2003
2007/0067,032 Meniscus preserving implant method and apparatus 103 2004
 
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA (2)
6,151,521 Medical support system 60 1998
6,334,006 Loading device and electronic equipment system 43 1998
 
North Shore University Hospital Research Corporation (1)
5,769,899 Cartilage repair unit 405 1996
 
SMITH & NEPHEW RICHARDS INC. (5)
5,108,452 Modular hip prosthesis 216 1990
5,560,096 Method of manufacturing femoral knee implant 101 1995
5,575,793 Patella clamp apparatus 115 1995
5,683,470 Tibial trial prosthesis and bone preparation system 41 1995
5,702,463 Tibial prosthesis with polymeric liner and liner insertion/removal instrument 113 1996
 
ORTHOPHOENIX, LLC (1)
5,827,289 Inflatable device for use in surgical protocols relating to treatment of fractured or diseased bones 478 1996
 
W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. (1)
6,328,765 Methods and articles for regenerating living tissue 274 1998
 
Vertegen, Inc. (2)
2007/0083,266 Devices and methods for treating facet joints, uncovertebral joints, costovertebral joints and other joints 153 2006
2007/0118,222 Intervertebral devices and methods 75 2006
 
MEDICAL CENTER OF CENTRAL GEORGIA, THE (1)
5,906,934 Mesenchymal stem cells for cartilage repair 312 1995
 
HEIMANN SYSTEMS (1)
5,687,210 Method and device for determining the attenuation function of an object with respect to the transmission of a reference material thickness 153 1996
 
INAMED MEDICAL PRODUCTS CORPORATION (1)
5,480,430 Shape-retaining shell for a fluid filled prosthesis 70 1994
 
Orthogene LLC (1)
2002/0016,543 Method for diagnosis of and prognosis for damaged tissue 48 2001
 
Huwmedica Inc. (1)
5,542,947 Slotted patella resection guide and stylus 169 1995
 
Sirona Dental Systems GmbH (1)
4,575,805 Method and apparatus for the fabrication of custom-shaped implants 512 1984
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (3)
5,041,138 Neomorphogenesis of cartilage in vivo from cell culture 387 1989
* 5,246,013 Probe, system and method for detecting cartilage degeneration 52 1992
6,382,028 Ultrasonic defect detection system 113 2000
 
MESOBLAST INTERNATIONAL SÀRL (2)
5,197,985 Method for enhancing the implantation and differentiation of marrow-derived mesenchymal cells 310 1990
5,226,914 Method for treating connective tissue disorders 366 1990
 
THERICS, INC. (1)
2003/0173,695 Rapid prototyping and manufacturing process 81 2003
 
BIO RESEARCH (2)
5,413,116 Method and apparatus for diagnosing joints 61 1993
* 5,533,519 Method and apparatus for diagnosing joints 51 1995
 
CEMAX MEDICAL PRODUCTS, INC., A CORP. OF CA. (1)
4,436,684 Method of forming implantable prostheses for reconstructive surgery 343 1982
 
PLUS ENDOPROTHETIK AG (1)
6,383,228 Femoral hip-joint prosthesis with a logarithmically extending curvature 184 1999
 
CENTERPULSE ORTHOPEDICS INC. (8)
6,206,927 Surgically implantable knee prothesis 309 1999
6,558,421 Surgically implantable knee prosthesis 197 2000
6,855,165 Surgically implantable knee prosthesis having enlarged femoral surface 72 2002
6,866,684 Surgically implantable knee prosthesis having different tibial and femoral surface profiles 63 2002
6,893,463 Surgically implantable knee prosthesis having two-piece keyed components 82 2002
6,911,044 Surgically implantable knee prosthesis having medially shifted tibial surface 96 2002
6,923,831 Surgically implantable knee prosthesis having attachment apertures 127 2002
6,966,928 Surgically implantable knee prosthesis having keels 82 2002
 
ORTHOPAEDIC INNOVATIONS, INC. (1)
6,575,980 Method and apparatus for femoral resection 341 1999
 
MERRILL LYNCH BUSINESS FINANCIAL SERVICES INC. (1)
5,649,929 Knee joint flexion-gap distraction device 103 1995
 
MedIdea, LLC (6)
6,187,010 Bone cutting guides for use in the implantation of prosthetic joint components 215 1997
5,885,296 Bone cutting guides with removable housings for use in the implantation of prosthetic joint components 161 1997
5,897,559 Bone cutting guides for use in the implantation of prosthetic joint components 194 1997
5,916,220 Bone cutting guide and method to accommodate different-sized implants 165 1998
5,961,523 Bone cutting guides to accommodate variable thicknesses of augmentation for use in the implantation of prosthetic joint components 150 1998
6,102,916 Bone cutting guides with removable housings for use in the implantation of prosthetic joint components 169 1999
 
Ortho Development Corporation (1)
6,379,388 Tibial prosthesis locking system and method of repairing knee joint 154 1999
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (1)
6,310,477 MR imaging of lesions and detection of malignant tumors 55 1999
 
Kabushiki Kaisha Biomaterial Universe Corporation of Japan (1)
5,314,478 Artificial bone connection prosthesis 279 1991
 
Biomedical Engineering Trust I (4)
5,507,820 Fixed bearing joint endoprosthesis 86 1994
5,683,468 Mobile bearing total joint replacement 124 1995
6,224,632 Prosthesis fixturing device 96 1996
6,344,043 Anterior-posterior femoral resection guide with set of detachable collets 117 2000
 
Resonex Holding Company (1)
* 5,445,152 Kinematic device for producing precise incremental flexing of the knee 66 1992
 
MATERIALISE N.V. (1)
5,768,134 Method for making a perfected medical model on the basis of digital image information of a part of the body 353 1996
 
The Dana Center for Orthopaedic Implants (1)
6,010,509 Patella resection drill and prosthesis implantation device 140 1998
 
ADVANCED BIO SURFACES, INC. (2)
2002/0127,264 Method and system for mammalian joint resurfacing 139 2002
2002/0183,850 Method and system for mammalian joint resurfacing 128 2002
 
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITY (11)
* 6,219,571 Magnetic resonance imaging using driven equilibrium fourier transform 112 1999
* 7,239,908 Assessing the condition of a joint and devising treatment 287 2000
* 2002/0087,274 Assessing the condition of a joint and preventing damage 219 2001
6,799,066 Technique for manipulating medical images 191 2001
* 7,184,814 Assessing the condition of a joint and assessing cartilage loss 244 2001
* 2004/0167,390 Assessing the condition of a joint and devising treatment 175 2004
2007/0015,995 Joint and cartilage diagnosis, assessment and modeling 164 2006
2007/0203,430 Assessing the Condition of a Joint and Assessing Cartilage Loss 158 2007
2007/0276,224 Assessing the Condition of a Joint and Devising Treatment 186 2007
2008/0015,433 Assessing the Condition of a Joint and Devising Treatment 129 2007
2009/0076,371 Joint and Cartilage Diagnosis, Assessment and Modeling 159 2008
 
UNIVERSITE PIERRE ET MARIE CURIE (PARIS 6) (1)
6,365,405 Compositions of chondrocytes, preparation and utilization 98 2000
 
ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC. (1)
6,322,588 Medical devices with metal/polymer composites 197 1999
 
THURGAUER KANTONALBANK, A CORPORATION CHARTERED IN AND EXISTING UNDER THE LAWS OF SWITZERLAND, THAT MAINTAINS ITS PRINCIPAL OFFICES AT: (1)
* 5,554,190 Prosthesis component and a method of producing it 163 1994
 
Ed. Geistlich Soehne AG fuer chemische Industrie (2)
6,352,558 Method for promoting regeneration of surface cartilage in a damage joint 159 1999
6,576,015 Bone material and collagen combination for repair of injured joints 47 2001
 
METABOLIX, INC. (1)
6,838,493 Medical devices and applications of polyhydroxyalkanoate polymers 195 2002
 
BURKE, DENNIS W. (2)
5,474,559 Femoral milling instrumentation for use in total knee arthroplasty with optional cutting guide attachment 312 1993
5,601,563 Orthopaedic milling template with attachable cutting guide 231 1995
 
AVANTA ORTHOPAEDICS, LLC (2)
5,522,900 Prosthetic joint and method of manufacture 92 1993
5,549,690 Prosthetic thumb joint and method of manufacture 120 1994
 
LAWSON, KEVIN J., AN INDIVIDUAL (1)
6,146,422 Prosthetic nucleus replacement for surgical reconstruction of intervertebral discs and treatment method 237 1999
 
STRYKER EUROPEAN HOLDINGS I, LLC (2)
5,911,723 Surgical apparatus 191 1997
6,626,948 Femoral hip prosthesis 80 2001
 
SYMMETRY MEDICAL MANUFACTURING, INC. (1)
5,597,379 Method and apparatus for femoral resection alignment 251 1994
 
ARTHROSURFACE, INC. (1)
6,679,917 System and method for joint resurface repair 241 2002
 
AMERICAN IRON AND STEEL INSTITUTE (1)
6,057,927 Laser-ultrasound spectroscopy apparatus and method with detection of shear resonances for measuring anisotropy, thickness, and other properties 145 1998
 
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. (1)
4,627,853 Method of producing prostheses for replacement of articular cartilage and prostheses so produced 330 1985
 
ARTHROVISION, INC. (1)
6,560,476 Evaluating disease progression using magnetic resonance imaging 128 2000
 
INSTITUTE OF SOMATIC SCIENCES, THE (1)
* 6,310,619 Virtual reality, tissue-specific body model having user-variable tissue-specific attributes and a system and method for implementing the same 102 1998
 
CORIN LIMITED (1)
6,623,526 Knee prosthesis 115 1999
 
PRIVATDOZENT DR. NORBERT M. MEENEN (1)
6,319,712 Biohybrid articular surface replacement 80 1999
 
THE ADMINISTRATORS OF THE TULANE EDUCATIONAL FUND (1)
* 6,585,666 Arthroscopic diagnostic probe to measure mechanical properties of articular cartilage 51 2001
 
LIFESHIELD SCIENCES LLC (17)
2004/0158,312 Braided endoluminal device having tapered filaments 20 2003
2004/0158,312 Braided endoluminal device having tapered filaments 20 2003
2004/0158,312 Braided endoluminal device having tapered filaments 20 2003
2004/0158,312 Braided endoluminal device having tapered filaments 20 2003
2004/0158,312 Braided endoluminal device having tapered filaments 20 2003
2004/0158,312 Braided endoluminal device having tapered filaments 20 2003
2004/0158,312 Braided endoluminal device having tapered filaments 20 2003
2004/0158,312 Braided endoluminal device having tapered filaments 20 2003
2004/0158,312 Braided endoluminal device having tapered filaments 20 2003
2004/0158,312 Braided endoluminal device having tapered filaments 20 2003
2004/0158,312 Braided endoluminal device having tapered filaments 20 2003
2004/0158,312 Braided endoluminal device having tapered filaments 20 2003
2004/0158,312 Braided endoluminal device having tapered filaments 20 2003
2004/0158,312 Braided endoluminal device having tapered filaments 20 2003
2004/0158,312 Braided endoluminal device having tapered filaments 20 2003
2004/0158,312 Braided endoluminal device having tapered filaments 20 2003
2004/0158,312 Braided endoluminal device having tapered filaments 20 2003
 
APERION BIOLOGICS, INC. (2)
6,093,204 Meniscal heterografts 128 1998
6,046,379 Meniscal xenografts 132 1998
 
TRIGON INCORPORATED (1)
5,246,530 Method of producing porous metal surface 132 1992
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CONFORMIS, INC. (76)
8,932,363 Methods for determining meniscal size and shape and for devising treatment 3 2003
8,545,569 Patient selectable knee arthroplasty devices 43 2004
8,882,847 Patient selectable knee joint arthroplasty devices 14 2004
8,617,242 Implant device and method for manufacture 40 2008
8,951,260 Surgical cutting guide 9 2008
8,343,218 Methods and compositions for articular repair 71 2008
8,337,507 Methods and compositions for articular repair 71 2008
8,682,052 Implants for altering wear patterns of articular surfaces 32 2009
8,439,926 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 56 2009
9,308,091 Devices and methods for treatment of facet and other joints 0 2009
8,460,304 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 54 2009
8,377,129 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 75 2009
8,480,754 Patient-adapted and improved articular implants, designs and related guide tools 54 2010
8,500,740 Patient-specific joint arthroplasty devices for ligament repair 72 2010
8,709,089 Minimally invasive joint implant with 3-dimensional geometry matching the articular surfaces 36 2010
8,551,099 Surgical tools for arthroplasty 45 2010
8,366,771 Surgical tools facilitating increased accuracy, speed and simplicity in performing joint arthroplasty 68 2010
8,337,501 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 89 2010
9,055,953 Methods and compositions for articular repair 10 2010
9,023,050 Surgical tools for arthroplasty 0 2010
8,768,028 Methods and compositions for articular repair 27 2010
8,690,945 Patient selectable knee arthroplasty devices 33 2010
8,585,708 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 1 2010
8,945,230 Patient selectable knee joint arthroplasty devices 3 2010
8,771,365 Patient-adapted and improved orthopedic implants, designs, and related tools 26 2010
9,220,516 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 0 2011
9,220,517 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 0 2011
9,295,481 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 0 2011
9,241,725 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 0 2011
9,241,724 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 0 2011
9,113,921 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 4 2011
9,314,256 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 0 2011
9,308,005 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 0 2011
8,556,983 Patient-adapted and improved orthopedic implants, designs and related tools 44 2011
8,735,773 Implant device and method for manufacture 43 2011
9,295,482 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 0 2011
8,623,026 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools incorporating anatomical relief 36 2011
8,974,539 Patient-adapted and improved articular implants, designs and related guide tools 2 2011
8,926,706 Patient-adapted and improved articular implants, designs and related guide tools 3 2011
8,906,107 Patient-adapted and improved orthopedic implants, designs and related tools 4 2011
8,657,827 Surgical tools for arthroplasty 38 2011
9,107,679 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 6 2011
9,084,617 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 6 2011
8,634,617 Methods for determining meniscal size and shape and for devising treatment 40 2011
9,186,161 Surgical tools for arthroplasty 0 2011
8,638,998 Fusion of multiple imaging planes for isotropic imaging in MRI and quantitative image analysis using isotropic or near-isotropic imaging 39 2012
9,020,788 Patient-adapted and improved articular implants, designs and related guide tools 0 2012
9,216,025 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 0 2012
9,066,728 Surgical tools facilitating increased accuracy, speed and simplicity in performing joint arthroplasty 8 2012
8,641,716 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 39 2012
8,617,172 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 40 2012
8,568,479 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 41 2012
8,568,480 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 41 2012
8,562,611 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 43 2012
8,562,618 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 43 2012
8,561,278 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 43 2012
8,556,906 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 43 2012
8,556,907 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 43 2012
8,551,102 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 43 2012
8,551,103 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 46 2012
8,551,169 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 44 2012
8,529,630 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 43 2012
9,107,680 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 6 2012
8,998,915 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 8 2013
9,320,620 Patient-adapted and improved articular implants, designs and related guide tools 0 2013
9,308,053 Patient-specific joint arthroplasty devices for ligament repair 0 2013
9,333,085 Patient selectable knee arthroplasty devices 0 2013
9,125,672 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 4 2013
9,125,673 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 4 2013
9,072,531 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 8 2013
8,951,259 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 12 2013
8,849,621 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 0 2013
9,326,780 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools incorporating anatomical relief 0 2014
8,965,088 Methods for determining meniscal size and shape and for devising treatment 3 2014
9,180,015 Implants for altering wear patterns of articular surfaces 0 2014
9,186,254 Patient selectable knee arthroplasty devices 0 2014
 
GRUENENTHAL GMBH (1)
* 2009/0004,267 Dosage Form with Impeded Abuse 16 2008
 
GIVEN IMAGING LTD. (1)
* 8,582,853 Device, system and method for automatic detection of contractile activity in an image frame 0 2013
 
MICROPORT ORTHOPEDICS HOLDINGS INC. (4)
9,017,334 Patient specific surgical guide locator and mount 0 2010
9,113,914 Method for forming a patient specific surgical guide mount 0 2010
8,808,303 Orthopedic surgical guide 1 2011
9,089,342 Patient specific surgical guide locator and mount 0 2012
 
Synarc, Inc. (2)
* 8,300,910 Pathology indicating measure related to cartilage structure and automatic quantification thereof 1 2007
* 2010/0220,907 Pathology indicating measure related to cartilage structure and automatic quantification thereof 2 2007
 
Allen Engineering Corporation (1)
* 2009/0169,300 Hydraulic riding trowel with automatic load sensing system 3 2008
 
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITY (6)
9,286,686 Assessing the condition of a joint and assessing cartilage loss 0 2007
* 8,369,926 Assessing the condition of a joint and devising treatment 67 2011
* 2011/0125,009 Assessing the Condition of a Joint and Devising Treatment 69 2011
* 8,306,601 Assessing the condition of a joint and devising treatment 85 2011
* 2012/0072,183 Assessing the Condition of a Joint and Devising Treatment 1 2011
8,862,202 Assessing the condition of a joint and preventing damage 2 2012
 
LABORATOIRES BODYCAD INC. (2)
D752222 Femoral prosthesis 0 2013
D702349 Tibial prosthesis 0 2013
 
DESIGN VISIONARIES (2)
8,801,720 Total joint arthroplasty system 19 2006
8,801,719 Total joint arthroplasty system 2 2012
 
HOWMEDICA OSTEONICS CORP. (20)
8,460,302 Arthroplasty devices and related methods 31 2006
9,017,336 Arthroplasty devices and related methods 0 2007
8,460,303 Arthroplasty systems and devices, and related methods 11 2007
8,221,430 System and method for manufacturing arthroplasty jigs 62 2007
8,480,679 Generation of a computerized bone model representative of a pre-degenerated state and useable in the design and manufacture of arthroplasty devices 12 2008
8,734,455 Hip resurfacing surgical guide tool 2 2009
8,311,306 System and method for image segmentation in generating computer models of a joint to undergo arthroplasty 47 2009
8,777,875 System and method for manufacturing arthroplasty jigs having improved mating accuracy 20 2009
8,715,291 Arthroplasty system and related methods 0 2009
8,545,509 Arthroplasty system and related methods 10 2009
* 2010/0049,195 ARTHROPLASTY SYSTEM AND RELATED METHODS 112 2009
8,617,175 Unicompartmental customized arthroplasty cutting jigs and methods of making the same 39 2009
8,737,700 Preoperatively planning an arthroplasty procedure and generating a corresponding patient specific arthroplasty resection guide 2 2010
8,617,171 Preoperatively planning an arthroplasty procedure and generating a corresponding patient specific arthroplasty resection guide 7 2011
* 8,160,345 System and method for image segmentation in generating computer models of a joint to undergo arthroplasty 85 2011
D691719 Arthroplasty jig blank 9 2011
* 8,532,361 System and method for image segmentation in generating computer models of a joint to undergo arthroplasty 30 2012
8,968,320 System and method for manufacturing arthroplasty jigs 0 2012
8,483,469 System and method for image segmentation in generating computer models of a joint to undergo arthroplasty 12 2012
9,208,263 System and method for image segmentation in generating computer models of a joint to undergo arthroplasty 0 2012
 
EMOVI INC. (1)
9,286,355 Method and system for human joint treatment plan and personalized surgery planning using 3-D kinematics, fusion imaging and simulation 0 2013
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