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, CA2393

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Lang, Philipp Lexington, US 259 27035
Steines, Daniel Lexington, US 181 22093

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6013103 Medial pivot knee prosthesis 357 1997
6156069 Precision hip joint replacement method 281 1999
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6165221 Implant 61 1999
 
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5501687 Body for distributing bone cement for the anchoring of implants 155 1993
 
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5478739 Three-dimensional stromal cell and tissue culture system 160 1992
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MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA (2)
6151521 Medical support system 75 1998
6334006 Loading device and electronic equipment system 49 1998
 
SMITH & NEPHEW RICHARDS INC. (5)
5108452 Modular hip prosthesis 237 1990
5560096 Method of manufacturing femoral knee implant 141 1995
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2002/0127,264 Method and system for mammalian joint resurfacing 159 2002
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5480430 Shape-retaining shell for a fluid filled prosthesis 80 1994
 
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Huwmedica Inc. (1)
5542947 Slotted patella resection guide and stylus 187 1995
 
Sirona Dental Systems GmbH (1)
4575805 Method and apparatus for the fabrication of custom-shaped implants 549 1984
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (3)
5041138 Neomorphogenesis of cartilage in vivo from cell culture 423 1989
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6382028 Ultrasonic defect detection system 129 2000
 
MESOBLAST INTERNATIONAL SARL (2)
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5226914 Method for treating connective tissue disorders 418 1990
 
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2003/0173,695 Rapid prototyping and manufacturing process 91 2003
 
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5413116 Method and apparatus for diagnosing joints 68 1993
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4436684 Method of forming implantable prostheses for reconstructive surgery 403 1982
 
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6383228 Femoral hip-joint prosthesis with a logarithmically extending curvature 238 1999
 
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6206927 Surgically implantable knee prothesis 376 1999
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6855165 Surgically implantable knee prosthesis having enlarged femoral surface 84 2002
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6575980 Method and apparatus for femoral resection 426 1999
 
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5649929 Knee joint flexion-gap distraction device 120 1995
 
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6187010 Bone cutting guides for use in the implantation of prosthetic joint components 264 1997
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5916220 Bone cutting guide and method to accommodate different-sized implants 192 1998
5961523 Bone cutting guides to accommodate variable thicknesses of augmentation for use in the implantation of prosthetic joint components 168 1998
6102916 Bone cutting guides with removable housings for use in the implantation of prosthetic joint components 189 1999
 
Ortho Development Corporation (1)
6379388 Tibial prosthesis locking system and method of repairing knee joint 208 1999
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (1)
6310477 MR imaging of lesions and detection of malignant tumors 61 1999
 
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5314478 Artificial bone connection prosthesis 303 1991
 
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5507820 Fixed bearing joint endoprosthesis 102 1994
5683468 Mobile bearing total joint replacement 138 1995
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6352558 Method for promoting regeneration of surface cartilage in a damage joint 177 1999
6576015 Bone material and collagen combination for repair of injured joints 55 2001
 
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5474559 Femoral milling instrumentation for use in total knee arthroplasty with optional cutting guide attachment 366 1993
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2004/0158,312 Braided endoluminal device having tapered filaments 23 2003
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CONFORMIS, INC. (93)
8932363 Methods for determining meniscal size and shape and for devising treatment 8 2003
8545569 Patient selectable knee arthroplasty devices 64 2004
8882847 Patient selectable knee joint arthroplasty devices 29 2004
8617242 Implant device and method for manufacture 62 2008
8951260 Surgical cutting guide 15 2008
8343218 Methods and compositions for articular repair 94 2008
8337507 Methods and compositions for articular repair 93 2008
8682052 Implants for altering wear patterns of articular surfaces 53 2009
8439926 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 78 2009
9308091 Devices and methods for treatment of facet and other joints 2 2009
8460304 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 72 2009
8377129 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 94 2009
8480754 Patient-adapted and improved articular implants, designs and related guide tools 77 2010
8500740 Patient-specific joint arthroplasty devices for ligament repair 122 2010
9603711 Patient-adapted and improved articular implants, designs and related guide tools 0 2010
8709089 Minimally invasive joint implant with 3-dimensional geometry matching the articular surfaces 52 2010
8551099 Surgical tools for arthroplasty 66 2010
8366771 Surgical tools facilitating increased accuracy, speed and simplicity in performing joint arthroplasty 86 2010
8337501 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 118 2010
9055953 Methods and compositions for articular repair 20 2010
9023050 Surgical tools for arthroplasty 10 2010
8768028 Methods and compositions for articular repair 41 2010
8690945 Patient selectable knee arthroplasty devices 49 2010
8585708 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 14 2010
8945230 Patient selectable knee joint arthroplasty devices 8 2010
8771365 Patient-adapted and improved orthopedic implants, designs, and related tools 42 2010
9220516 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 4 2011
9220517 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 5 2011
9408615 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 3 2011
9375222 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 3 2011
9295481 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 3 2011
9241725 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 4 2011
9241724 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 4 2011
9113921 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 15 2011
9381025 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 4 2011
9314256 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 3 2011
9308005 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 3 2011
8556983 Patient-adapted and improved orthopedic implants, designs and related tools 65 2011
8735773 Implant device and method for manufacture 89 2011
9295482 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 3 2011
8623026 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools incorporating anatomical relief 59 2011
8974539 Patient-adapted and improved articular implants, designs and related guide tools 8 2011
8926706 Patient-adapted and improved articular implants, designs and related guide tools 9 2011
8906107 Patient-adapted and improved orthopedic implants, designs and related tools 14 2011
8657827 Surgical tools for arthroplasty 58 2011
9107679 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 16 2011
9084617 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 16 2011
9451972 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 0 2011
8634617 Methods for determining meniscal size and shape and for devising treatment 61 2011
9186161 Surgical tools for arthroplasty 9 2011
8638998 Fusion of multiple imaging planes for isotropic imaging in MRI and quantitative image analysis using isotropic or near-isotropic imaging 60 2012
9020788 Patient-adapted and improved articular implants, designs and related guide tools 9 2012
9358018 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 3 2012
9216025 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 5 2012
9066728 Surgical tools facilitating increased accuracy, speed and simplicity in performing joint arthroplasty 15 2012
8641716 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 56 2012
8617172 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 57 2012
9495483 Automated Systems for manufacturing patient-specific orthopedic implants and instrumentation 0 2012
8568479 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 58 2012
8568480 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 58 2012
8562611 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 60 2012
8562618 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 60 2012
8561278 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 60 2012
8556906 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 60 2012
8556907 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 60 2012
8551102 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 60 2012
8551103 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 63 2012
8551169 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 65 2012
8529630 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 60 2012
9107680 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 16 2012
9408686 Devices, systems and methods for manufacturing orthopedic implants 1 2013
9486226 Tibial guides, tools, and techniques for resecting the tibial plateau 1 2013
9579110 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 0 2013
8998915 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 15 2013
9675471 Devices, techniques and methods for assessing joint spacing, balancing soft tissues and obtaining desired kinematics for joint implant components 0 2013
9320620 Patient-adapted and improved articular implants, designs and related guide tools 1 2013
9308053 Patient-specific joint arthroplasty devices for ligament repair 3 2013
9333085 Patient selectable knee arthroplasty devices 4 2013
9439767 Patient-adapted and improved articular implants, designs and related guide tools 1 2013
9387079 Patient-adapted and improved articular implants, designs and related guide tools 0 2013
9125672 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 11 2013
9125673 Joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 11 2013
9072531 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 18 2013
8951259 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 22 2013
8849621 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 0 2013
9700971 Implant device and method for manufacture 0 2013
9326780 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools incorporating anatomical relief 3 2014
8965088 Methods for determining meniscal size and shape and for devising treatment 10 2014
9387083 Acquiring and utilizing kinematic information for patient-adapted implants, tools and surgical procedures 1 2014
9180015 Implants for altering wear patterns of articular surfaces 8 2014
9186254 Patient selectable knee arthroplasty devices 14 2014
9700420 Implants for altering wear patterns of articular surfaces 0 2015
9681956 Acquiring and utilizing kinematic information for patient-adapted implants, tools and surgical procedures 0 2016
 
GRUENENTHAL GMBH (1)
* 2009/0004,267 Dosage Form with Impeded Abuse 32 2008
 
GIVEN IMAGING LTD. (1)
* 8582853 Device, system and method for automatic detection of contractile activity in an image frame 0 2013
 
MICROPORT ORTHOPEDICS HOLDINGS INC. (8)
9017334 Patient specific surgical guide locator and mount 1 2010
9113914 Method for forming a patient specific surgical guide mount 0 2010
8808303 Orthopedic surgical guide 4 2011
9089342 Patient specific surgical guide locator and mount 0 2012
9566075 Patient specific surgical guide locator and mount 0 2013
9675365 System and method for anterior approach for installing tibial stem 0 2013
9642632 Orthopedic surgical guide 0 2014
9649117 Orthopedic surgical guide 0 2014
 
SYNARC INC. (2)
* 8300910 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 3 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)
9286686 Assessing the condition of a joint and assessing cartilage loss 0 2007
* 8369926 Assessing the condition of a joint and devising treatment 84 2011
* 2011/0125,009 Assessing the Condition of a Joint and Devising Treatment 83 2011
* 8306601 Assessing the condition of a joint and devising treatment 106 2011
* 2012/0072,183 Assessing the Condition of a Joint and Devising Treatment 1 2011
8862202 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)
8801720 Total joint arthroplasty system 36 2006
8801719 Total joint arthroplasty system 12 2012
 
HOWMEDICA OSTEONICS CORP. (24)
8460302 Arthroplasty devices and related methods 65 2006
9017336 Arthroplasty devices and related methods 4 2007
8460303 Arthroplasty systems and devices, and related methods 16 2007
8221430 System and method for manufacturing arthroplasty jigs 112 2007
8480679 Generation of a computerized bone model representative of a pre-degenerated state and useable in the design and manufacture of arthroplasty devices 21 2008
9408618 Total hip replacement surgical guide tool 0 2009
8734455 Hip resurfacing surgical guide tool 7 2009
8311306 System and method for image segmentation in generating computer models of a joint to undergo arthroplasty 65 2009
8777875 System and method for manufacturing arthroplasty jigs having improved mating accuracy 62 2009
8715291 Arthroplasty system and related methods 6 2009
8545509 Arthroplasty system and related methods 17 2009
* 2010/0049,195 ARTHROPLASTY SYSTEM AND RELATED METHODS 170 2009
8617175 Unicompartmental customized arthroplasty cutting jigs and methods of making the same 77 2009
8737700 Preoperatively planning an arthroplasty procedure and generating a corresponding patient specific arthroplasty resection guide 13 2010
8617171 Preoperatively planning an arthroplasty procedure and generating a corresponding patient specific arthroplasty resection guide 21 2011
* 8160345 System and method for image segmentation in generating computer models of a joint to undergo arthroplasty 138 2011
D691719 Arthroplasty jig blank 13 2011
* 8532361 System and method for image segmentation in generating computer models of a joint to undergo arthroplasty 64 2012
8968320 System and method for manufacturing arthroplasty jigs 10 2012
8483469 System and method for image segmentation in generating computer models of a joint to undergo arthroplasty 17 2012
9208263 System and method for image segmentation in generating computer models of a joint to undergo arthroplasty 1 2012
9402637 Customized arthroplasty cutting guides and surgical methods using the same 0 2013
9646113 Generation of a computerized bone model representative of a pre-degenerated state and useable in the design and manufacture of arthroplasty devices 0 2013
9649170 Arthroplasty system and related methods 0 2013
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (1)
* 9675293 Image analyzing device, image analyzing method, and computer program product 0 2015
 
EMOVI INC. (1)
9286355 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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