US Patent No: 8,114,163

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Method and apparatus for adjusting height and angle for a radial head

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A modular prosthesis system for replacement of a head portion of a radius. The prosthesis system includes a head component having a first connection portion that connects to a second connection portion and a collar component having the second connection portion and a third connection portion. The system also includes a stem component including a fourth connection portion that connects with the third connection portion, the stem component having a stem anchoring portion that connects to the radius. The collar component provides the modular geometry to the prosthesis without having to have an increased number of head components and stem components with variable lengths and angles.

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BIOMET MANUFACTURING, LLCWARSAW, IN438

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Berelsman, Brian K Warsaw, IN 80 527
Graham, Thomas J Cockeysville, MD 54 197
Lee, Donald H - 14 25
Martin, Christopher H Salt Lake City, UT 12 28
Parrott, Russell M Winona Lake, IN 34 119

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4,979,957 Textured prosthetic implant 99 1989
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5,147,406 Femoral component for a knee joint prosthesis having a modular cam and stem 69 1991
5,201,769 Hip stem with proximal build-up blocks 59 1991
5,201,768 Prosthesis for implant on the tibial plateau of the knee 43 1991
5,207,711 Knee joint prosthesis 55 1991
5,336,266 Knee joint prosthesis 48 1991
5,169,401 Surgical reamer assembly 51 1991
5,181,925 Femoral component for a knee joint prosthesis having a modular cam and stem 68 1992
5,326,363 Provisional implant 51 1992
5,290,313 Offset prosthetic stem extension 106 1992
5,344,461 Modular implant provisional 67 1993
5,443,512 Orthopaedic implant device 83 1993
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5,549,686 Knee prosthesis having a tapered cam 65 1994
5,554,192 Intramedullary implant stem and centralizer 26 1994
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5,549,705 Prosthesis with integral proximal spacer 10 1995
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BIOMET MANUFACTURING, LLC (10)
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* 6,277,123 Prosthesis positioning apparatus and method for implanting a prosthesis 31 1999
 
HOWMEDICA INTERNATIONAL S. DE R.L. (8)
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5,928,286 Tibial element for a replacement knee prosthesis 78 1997
 
ZIMMER, INC. (7)
4,383,337 Elbow prosthesis 34 1980
4,919,670 Modular humeral prosthesis 97 1988
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5,609,645 Knee revision prosthesis with shims 97 1996
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6,045,582 Implantable humeral shoulder prosthesis having extended articular surface 76 1998
 
SMITH & NEPHEW, INC. (5)
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5,944,758 Shoulder prosthesis 42 1997
 
SPINECORE, INC. (5)
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7,722,675 Instruments for reorienting vertebral bones for the treatment of scoliosis 8 2004
7,507,255 Insertion tool for use with trial intervertebral distraction spacers 5 2004
 
BIOMET MANUFACTURING CORP. (4)
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IMPLANTOLOGY LLC (4)
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5,316,550 Prosthesis with flexible intramedullary stem 41 1992
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TORNIER SAS (4)
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5,879,395 Total elbow prosthesis 62 1998
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WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. (4)
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ACUMED LLC (3)
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DEPUY PRODUCTS, INC. (3)
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5,507,827 Pelvis part endoprosthesis 14 1994
 
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4,908,034 Endoprosthetic bone joint components 23 1989
 
IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. (2)
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6,306,171 Total elbow arthroplasty system 38 2000
 
JOHNSON & JOHNSON MEDICAL GMBH (2)
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4,919,678 Hip joint prosthesis having a cylindrical shaft portion 37 1988
 
ORTHO DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (2)
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5,725,594 Proximal conical stem 17 1996
 
SYNTHES USA, LLC (2)
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7,758,584 Minimally invasive fixation system 26 2007
 
TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (2)
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THURGAUER KANTONALBANK, A CORPORATION CHARTERED IN AND EXISTING UNDER THE LAWS OF SWITZERLAND, THAT MAINTAINS ITS PRINCIPAL OFFICES AT: (2)
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AESCULAP AG (1)
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ALLO PRO AG (1)
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Alvarado Orthopedic Research, Inc. (1)
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4,676,797 Unit for resection prosthesis 105 1984
 
ASCENSION ORTHOPEDICS, INC. (1)
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BANCBOSTON TRUST CO. OF NEW YORK (1)
5,342,363 Medical instrument and procedure 73 1992
 
Biomedical Engineering Trust I (1)
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BIOMET DEUTSCHLAND GMBH (1)
5,702,484 Endoprosthesis 11 1996
 
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS (1)
5,981,828 Composite allograft, press, and methods 56 1998
 
CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (1)
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DEPUY INC. (1)
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DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, LLC (1)
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DR. ING. H.C.F. PORSCHE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
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DURIAN SECURITIES, INC. (1)
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Durlacher; Scott M. (1)
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EXACTECH, INC. (1)
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Friedrichsfeld GmbH; Steinzeug- und Kunststoffwerke (1)
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Gerber; Bruno E. (1)
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GUSTILO, RAMON B., M.D. (1)
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HOWMEDICA INC. (1)
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IMPLEX CORPORATION (1)
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JOHNSON & JOHNSON PROFESSIONAL PRODUCTS GMBH (1)
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KLUGER, PATRICK (1)
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MAYO FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (1)
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NEW YORK SOCIETY FOR THE RUPTURED AND CRIPPLED MAINTAINING THE HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY (1)
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NEW YORK UNIVERSITY (1)
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NIPRO CORPORATION (1)
5,192,320 Artificial lung and method of using it 19 1990
 
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NOVELLUS SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
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Nuvana Medical Innovations, LLC (1)
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ONC SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
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PROTEX AG (1)
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PUGET BIOVENTURES LLC (1)
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SALUS S.R.L. (1)
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SNECMA (1)
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SONY CORPORATION (1)
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STRYKER IRELAND LIMITED (1)
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5,658,340 Endoprosthesis for a shoulder joint 43 1994
 
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5,906,210 Surgical procedure for restoration of stability and painfree rotation of the distal radio-ulnar joint 16 1997
 
Sulzer Brothers Limited (1)
4,938,772 Femoral prosthesis 20 1989
 
SULZER MEDICA USA INC. (1)
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THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (1)
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TOWNSLEY, NORTON R. (1)
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Van Straten Beheer B.V. (1)
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (46)
4,378,607 Elbow replacement prosthesis 35 1980
4,320,086 Paper device for rapid detection of cocaine 25 1981
4,686,978 Instrumentation for implantation of an elbow prosthesis 16 1981
4,550,450 Total shoulder prosthesis system 119 1984
4,624,674 Spherical kinematic joint 79 1984
4,693,724 Total hip prosthesis with primary fixation 50 1986
4,728,333 Modular prosthesis kit 31 1986
4,840,632 Hip prosthesis 82 1986
4,865,605 Modular shoulder prosthesis 117 1988
4,919,669 Shoulder prosthesis 56 1988
5,035,717 Insert and method of using same 29 1988
4,895,572 Interlocking femoral prosthesis device 50 1988
4,938,773 Hip joint prosthesis 52 1989
4,986,833 Glenoid component for an artificial shoulder joint 73 1989
4,932,974 Prosthetic device with predetermined crystal orientation 35 1989
5,116,379 Prosthesis 42 1989
5,030,234 Prosthetic device with modular stem 37 1989
5,074,879 Prosthetic device with modular stem 47 1990
5,163,961 Compression-fit hip prosthesis and procedures for implantation thereof 55 1991
5,207,682 Adjustable drill guide 37 1992
5,246,459 Modular tibial support pegs for the tibial component of a prosthetic knee replacement system 61 1992
5,571,193 Implant with reinforced resorbable stem 41 1992
5,395,401 Prosthetic device for a complex joint 154 1992
5,580,352 Distal shaft with fast and slow screw threads 81 1993
5,431,658 Facilitator for vertebrae grafts and prostheses 353 1994
5,653,764 Modular hip prosthesis with discrete selectable angular orientation 42 1994
5,480,443 Artifical implant component and method for securing same 62 1994
5,405,403 Femoral prosthesis with anti-rotation feature for ball 40 1994
5,425,777 Artificial finger joint 54 1994
5,489,310 Universal glenoid shoulder prosthesis and method for implanting 52 1994
5,507,818 Multipolar joint endoprosthesis 83 1994
5,702,480 Modular hip joint prosthesis 43 1995
5,697,977 Method and apparatus for spondylolisthesis reduction 83 1995
5,728,163 Phalangeal joint prosthesis 14 1996
5,713,901 Reticulated orthopaedic element to exploit the medullary canal of the long bones 42 1996
5,755,805 Tapered prosthesis component 27 1996
5,928,289 Anchoring rod used particularly in prostheses 15 1997
5,800,558 Hip prosthesis 25 1997
5,888,203 Biaxial ligamentous-restrained prostheses for upper and lower extremity arthroplasties 29 1997
6,013,104 Implant with reinforced resorbable stem 53 1997
6,010,535 Joint replacement system 42 1998
6,214,014 Acetabular total hip component alignment system for accurate intraoperative positioning in inclination 28 1999
6,383,223 Endoprosthesis for a joint, especially a finger, toe or wrist joint 28 1999
6,361,566 Hip prosthesis 30 2000
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2005/0216,090 Systems for bone replacement 44 2005
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