US Patent No: 8,152,813

Number of patents in Portfolio can not be more than 2000

Methods for treating fractured and/or diseased bone by introduction of different bone filling materials

1 Status Updates

Stats

ATTORNEY / AGENT: (SPONSORED)

Importance

Loading Importance Indicators... loading....

Abstract

See full text

A percutaneous path is established into a selected bone, e.g., a vertebral body, having an interior volume occupied, at least in part, by cancellous bone. A first bone filling material is conveyed through the percutaneous path into a region of the cancellous bone. A second bone filling material is conveyed through the percutaneous path into the region. The second bone filling material is different than the first bone filling material.

Loading the Abstract Image... loading....

First Claim

See full text

Family

Loading Family data... loading....

Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
ORTHOPHOENIX, LLCDALLAS, TX72

International Classification(s)

  • [Classification Symbol]
  • [Patents Count]

Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Basista, Joseph J Mountain View, US 24 1043
Boucher, Ryan P San Francisco, US 76 3250
Follmer, Marialulu Santa Clara, US 24 1039
Layne, Richard W Palo Alto, US 49 2286
Osorio, Reynaldo A Daly City, US 29 1141
Talmadge, Karen D Palo Alto, US 66 3758

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (20)
4,313,434 Fracture fixation 177 1980
4,494,535 Hip nail 91 1981
4,432,358 Compression hip screw apparatus 101 1982
4,467,479 Method of surgically repairing an injured human joint and a prosthetic device therefor 60 1982
4,595,006 Apparatus for cemented implantation of prostheses 81 1982
4,625,722 Bone cement system and method 82 1985
4,892,550 Endoprosthesis device and method 90 1985
4,714,478 Prosthesis, method, and tool for installing same 95 1986
4,653,489 Fenestrated hip screw and method of augmented fixation 286 1986
4,888,024 Prosthetic device and method of fixation within the medullary cavity of bones 134 1987
4,878,495 Valvuloplasty device with satellite expansion means 330 1987
4,888,022 Endoprosthesis 102 1987
5,102,413 Inflatable bone fixation device 150 1990
5,176,692 Method and surgical instrument for repairing hernia 484 1991
5,303,718 Method and device for the osteosynthesis of bones 154 1992
5,359,995 Method of using an inflatable laparoscopic retractor 131 1992
5,468,245 Biomedical cement bonding enhancer 112 1994
5,456,267 Bone marrow harvesting systems and methods and bone biopsy systems and methods 105 1994
5,976,105 Intra annular ultrasound disc apparatus and method 39 1997
5,817,074 Stellate block needle 31 1997
 
KYPHON SARL (3)
* 4,969,888 Surgical protocol for fixation of osteoporotic bone using inflatable device 559 1989
5,108,404 Surgical protocol for fixation of bone using inflatable device 402 1990
6,468,279 Slip-fit handle for hand-held instruments that access interior body regions 96 1998
 
HOWMEDICA OSTEONICS CORP. (1)
4,896,662 Sealing device for introducing cement into a bone canal 75 1987
 
POPE, MALCOLM, PHD (1)
4,987,892 Spinal fixation device 217 1989
 
UNIVERSITY OF EXETER,A BODY POLITIC AND CORPORATE OF ENGLAND (1)
4,488,549 Pressurization of cement in bones 94 1982
 
ALLO PRO AG (1)
5,788,703 Apparatus for the placement of a medullary space blocker 57 1996
 
RAY MEDICA, INC. (1)
4,772,287 Prosthetic disc and method of implanting 756 1987
 
COOK INCORPORATED (2)
4,637,396 Balloon catheter 172 1984
* 6,273,916 Method and apparatus for strengthening vertebral bodies 89 1999
 
MARFLY 2, LP (1)
6,582,446 Method and apparatus for percutaneous osteoplasty 60 2000
 
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. (1)
4,369,772 Method for strengthening a fractured bone 51 1980
 
WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. (1)
2002/0138,146 Anterior expandable spinal fusion cage system 21 2002
 
JOHNSON & JOHNSON PROFESSIONAL, INC. (3)
5,383,932 Absorbable medullary plug 73 1993
* 5,681,317 Cement delivery system and method 52 1996
5,849,014 Cement restrictor system and method of forming a cement plug within the medullary canal of a bone 41 1997
 
CORDIS CORPORATION (2)
5,290,306 Puncture resistant balloon catheter 298 1989
5,049,132 Balloon catheter for delivering therapeutic agents 401 1990
 
THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (1)
4,909,252 Perfusion balloon catheter 301 1988
 
Bard; C. R. (1)
5,755,690 Multiple layer high strength balloon for dilatation catheter 125 1994
 
KENPAK, INCORPORATED (2)
4,367,816 Tear strip for gas sterilizable package and package 124 1981
5,549,388 Pleated sterilization pouch 21 1995
 
GENZYME CORPORATION (1)
5,947,977 Apparatus and polymeric endoluminal sealing 131 1995
 
SYMBIOSIS CORPORATION (1)
5,928,162 Tissue core biopsy cannula 39 1997
 
MEADOX MEDICALS, INC. (1)
4,706,670 Dilatation catheter 232 1985
 
TEGEMENTA L.L.C. (1)
* 6,852,095 Interbody device and method for treatment of osteoporotic vertebral collapse 158 2002
 
KRANZ (DECEASED), CURT (1)
4,562,598 Joint prosthesis 140 1982
 
BIOMET MANUFACTURING CORP. (1)
5,176,683 Prosthesis press and method of using the same 69 1991
 
RAYMEDICA, LLC (1)
5,562,736 Method for surgical implantation of a prosthetic spinal disc nucleus 594 1994
 
DON MICHAEL INTERNATIONAL, LLC (1)
5,176,638 Regional perfusion catheter with improved drug delivery control 126 1991
 
CARDIOVASCULAR DYNAMICS, INC. (1)
5,295,962 Drug delivery and dilatation catheter 155 1992
 
ZIMMER SPINE, INC. (2)
5,015,255 Spinal stabilization method 534 1989
5,445,639 Intervertebral reamer construction 351 1991
 
PLUNKETT, DIANNE M.F. (1)
5,425,710 Coated sleeve for wrapping dilatation catheter balloons 92 1993
 
COVIDIEN AG (3)
5,361,752 Retraction apparatus and methods for endoscopic surgery 204 1992
5,531,856 Endoscopic inflatable retraction devices 51 1993
5,522,790 Retraction apparatus and methods for endoscopic surgery 124 1994
 
DJO, LLC (1)
4,628,945 Inflatable ankle brace with porous compressible filler 164 1985
 
ORTHOPHOENIX, LLC (14)
5,827,289 Inflatable device for use in surgical protocols relating to treatment of fractured or diseased bones 445 1996
6,066,154 Inflatable device for use in surgical protocol relating to fixation of bone 328 1997
6,235,043 Inflatable device for use in surgical protocol relating to fixation of bone 290 1997
6,248,110 Systems and methods for treating fractured or diseased bone using expandable bodies 415 1997
6,048,346 Systems and methods for injecting flowable materials into bones 248 1997
5,972,015 Expandable, asymetric structures for deployment in interior body regions 345 1997
6,440,138 Structures and methods for creating cavities in interior body regions 223 1998
6,423,083 Inflatable device for use in surgical protocol relating to fixation of bone 175 1998
6,241,734 Systems and methods for placing materials into bone 457 1998
6,280,456 Methods for treating bone 183 1999
6,607,544 Expandable preformed structures for deployment in interior body regions 112 1999
6,716,216 Systems and methods for treating vertebral bodies 271 2000
6,726,691 Methods for treating fractured and/or diseased bone 214 2001
2004/0167,562 Methods and devices for treating fractured and/or diseased bone 55 2004
 
ABIOMED, INC. (1)
5,116,305 Curved intra aortic balloon with non-folding inflated balloon membrane 111 1991
 
SALUT, LTD. (1)
5,127,912 Sacral implant system 392 1990
 
Lubeck; Norma A. (1)
5,100,390 Lubeck spinal catheter needle 93 1990
 
ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. (2)
5,163,989 Method for forming a balloon mold and the use of such mold 165 1990
5,439,447 Balloon dilation catheter with hypotube 55 1994
 
SDGI HOLDINGS, INC. (2)
5,571,109 System for the immobilization of vertebrae 428 1994
5,792,044 Devices and methods for percutaneous surgery 440 1996
 
MEDTRONIC SPINE LLC (6)
5,331,975 Fluid operated retractors 374 1990
5,163,949 Fluid operated retractors 329 1991
5,295,994 Active cannulas 291 1991
5,514,153 Method of dissecting tissue layers 378 1994
5,601,590 Expandable cannulas 92 1995
6,017,305 Method of retracting bones 56 1996
 
APPLIED MEDICAL RESOURCES CORPORATION (1)
5,254,091 Low profile balloon catheter and method for making same 143 1991
 
PAJUNK, HORST (1)
4,842,585 Steel cannula for spinal and peridural anaesthesia 81 1987
 
STRYKER TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (4)
4,466,435 Bone cement nozzle and method 94 1981
4,462,394 Intramedullary canal seal for cement pressurization 116 1982
4,627,434 Bone cement system and method 100 1985
5,147,366 Pressurization of bone cement surrounding an endoprosthesis 54 1990
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (1)
5,893,840 Releasable microcapsules on balloon catheters 178 1996
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (2)
4,399,814 Method and apparatus for pressure-coated bones 112 1981
* 5,837,752 Semi-interpenetrating polymer networks 106 1997
 
DISC DYNAMICS, INC. (1)
* 6,306,177 Biomaterial system for in situ tissue repair 278 1997
 
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. (1)
5,053,035 Flexible intramedullary fixation rod 102 1990
 
GENERAL SURGICAL INNOVATIONS, INC. (1)
5,540,711 Apparatus and method for developing an anatomic space for laparoscopic procedures with laparoscopic visualization 199 1995
 
DOW CORNING CORPORATION (1)
4,686,973 Method of making an intramedullary bone plug and bone plug made thereby 116 1984
 
COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC (1)
6,488,653 Dilation balloon having multiple diameters 74 2000
 
BONUTTI SKELETAL INNOVATIONS LLC (6)
5,514,143 Apparatus and method for use during surgery 171 1991
5,441,538 Bone implant and method of securing 63 1993
5,545,222 Method using human tissue 196 1994
5,527,343 Suture anchor 214 1994
5,522,846 Suture anchor 206 1995
5,961,499 Expandable cannula 196 1995
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (1)
8,038,618 Ultrasound-imaging systems and methods for a user-guided three-dimensional volume-scan sequence 22 2009
 
SPINEOLOGY, INC. (2)
5,571,189 Expandable fabric implant for stabilizing the spinal motion segment 669 1994
5,549,679 Expandable fabric implant for stabilizing the spinal motion segment 690 1995
 
TOWNSLEY, NORTON R. (1)
5,071,435 Extendible bone prosthesis 88 1990
 
CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MO OF COLUMBIA, THE (1)
5,467,786 Method for repairing tears and incisions in soft tissue 96 1994
 
TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC. (1)
5,330,429 Catheter with a balloon reinforced with composite yarn 126 1993
 
THE LUBRIZOL CORPORATION (1)
5,527,624 Process for preparing sintered shapes and compositions used therein 59 1995
 
ORIGIN MEDSYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,865,728 Method of using an endoscopic inflatable lifting apparatus to create an anatomic working space 131 1995
 
ETEX CORPORATION (1)
* 6,117,456 Methods and products related to the physical conversion of reactive amorphous calcium phosphate 112 1996
 
PMT Inc. (1)
4,685,447 Tissue expander system 340 1985
 
KUSLICH, STEPHEN D., 2400 KELLER PARKWAY, MAPLEWOOD, MN 55119 (1)
5,062,845 Method of making an intervertebral reamer 334 1989
 
DIGECON, INC. (1)
5,454,365 Mechanically expandable arthroscopic retractors 319 1993
 
ULRICH GROSS (1)
5,002,576 Intervertebral disk endoprosthesis 442 1989
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (4)
5,137,512 Multisegment balloon protector for dilatation catheter 94 1990
5,380,290 Body access device 143 1992
5,397,307 Drug delivery PTCA catheter and method for drug delivery 171 1993
6,036,682 Catheter having a plurality of integral radiopaque bands 112 1997
 
LEE BERGER 2004 TRUST (3)
5,480,400 Method and device for internal fixation of bone fractures 139 1993
5,423,850 Balloon compressor for internal fixation of bone fractures 127 1993
5,545,136 Grooved catheter director apparatus 22 1995
 
UNITED STATES SURGICAL CORPORATION (1)
6,036,711 Reusable cannula 37 1998
 
VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (1)
4,932,975 Vertebral prosthesis 578 1989
 
HAYNES, DARREL W. (1)
4,697,584 Device and method for plugging an intramedullary bone canal 111 1984
 
Metra ApS (1)
5,772,681 Dilation catheter 74 1995
* Cited By Examiner

Patent Citation Ranking

Forward Cite Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Zimmer GmbH, Inc. (2)
8,574,303 Osteoarthritis treatment and device 3 2011
8,551,178 Osteoarthritis treatment and device 2 2011
 
ZIMMER KNEE CREATIONS, INC. (22)
8,951,261 Subchondral treatment of joint pain 1 2010
8,906,032 Instruments for a variable angle approach to a joint 2 2010
8,864,768 Coordinate mapping system for joint treatment 3 2010
8,821,504 Method for treating joint pain and associated instruments 3 2010
8,801,800 Bone-derived implantable devices and tool for subchondral treatment of joint pain 6 2010
8,617,166 Navigation and positioning instruments for joint repair and methods of use 7 2010
8,608,802 Implantable devices for subchondral treatment of joint pain 8 2010
* 2011/0125,160 INSTRUMENTS FOR TARGETING A JOINT DEFECT 8 2010
* 2011/0125,156 METHOD FOR TREATING JOINT PAIN AND ASSOCIATED INSTRUMENTS 9 2010
* 2011/0125,264 IMPLANTABLE DEVICES FOR SUBCHONDRAL TREATMENT OF JOINT PAIN 52 2010
9,023,051 Navigation and positioning systems and guide instruments for joint repair 0 2012
9,138,187 Treatment of subchondral bone by biochemical diagnosis to prevent the progression of osteoarthritis of the joint 0 2012
9,119,646 Subchondral treatment to prevent the progression of osteoarthritis of the joint 0 2012
8,623,089 Subchondral treatment of joint pain of the spine 3 2012
9,168,100 Methods and instruments for subchondral treatment of osteoarthritis in a small joint 0 2012
8,998,998 Osteoarthritis treatment and device 0 2013
9,033,987 Navigation and positioning instruments for joint repair 1 2013
8,911,481 Subchondral treatment of joint pain of the spine 2 2014
8,882,848 Osteoarthritis treatment and device 1 2014
9,119,721 Method for treating joint pain and associated instruments 0 2014
9,101,481 Subchondral treatment of joint pain of the spine 0 2014
9,233,005 Subchondral treatment of joint pain of the spine 0 2015
* Cited By Examiner

Maintenance Fees

Fee Large entity fee small entity fee micro entity fee due date
3.5 Year Payment $1600.00 $800.00 $400.00 Oct 10, 2015
7.5 Year Payment $3600.00 $1800.00 $900.00 Oct 10, 2019
11.5 Year Payment $7400.00 $3700.00 $1850.00 Oct 10, 2023
Fee Large entity fee small entity fee micro entity fee
Surcharge - 3.5 year - Late payment within 6 months $160.00 $80.00 $40.00
Surcharge - 7.5 year - Late payment within 6 months $160.00 $80.00 $40.00
Surcharge - 11.5 year - Late payment within 6 months $160.00 $80.00 $40.00
Surcharge after expiration - Late payment is unavoidable $700.00 $350.00 $175.00
Surcharge after expiration - Late payment is unintentional $1,640.00 $820.00 $410.00