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John Leicester Williams
Mark A Heldreth, Daniel Auger, Joseph G Wyss, Danny W Rumple Jr, Christel M Wagner, Dimitri Sokolov, Jordan S Lee, John L Williams, Said T Gomaa, John M Armacost: Orthopaedic knee prosthesis having controlled condylar curvature. DePuy Products, Barnes & Thornburg, August 7, 2012: US08236061 (56 worldwide citation)

An orthopaedic knee prosthesis includes a femoral component having a condyle surface. The condyle surface is defined by one or more radii of curvatures, which are controlled to reduce or delay the onset of anterior translation of the femoral component relative to a tibial bearing.


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John Leicester Williams
Christel M Wagner, Dimitri Sokolov, Jordan S Lee, John L Williams, Said T Gomaa, John M Armacost: Posterior cructiate-retaining orthopaedic knee prosthesis having controlled condylar curvature. DePuy Products, Barnes & Thornburg, June 5, 2012: US08192498 (52 worldwide citation)

An orthopaedic knee prosthesis includes a tibial bearing and a femoral component configured to articulate with the tibial bearing. The femoral component includes a condyle surface curved in the sagittal plane. The radius of curvature of the condyle surface decreases gradually between early-flexion a ...


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John Leicester Williams
Joseph G Wyss, Dimitri Sokolov, Jordan S Lee, John L Williams, Said T Gomaa, John M Armacost, Christel M Wagner: Posterior stabilized orthopaedic knee prosthesis having controlled condylar curvature. DePuy Products, Barnes & Thornburg, May 29, 2012: US08187335 (14 worldwide citation)

An orthopaedic knee prosthesis includes a tibial bearing and a femoral component configured to articulate with the tibial bearing. The femoral component includes a posterior cam configured to contact a spine of the tibial bearing and a condyle surface curved in the sagittal plane. The radius of curv ...


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John Leicester Williams
John L Williams, Said T Gomaa, Joseph G Wyss: Antero-posterior placement of axis of rotation for a rotating platform. DePuy Products, Maginot Moore & Beck, July 19, 2011: US07981159 (9 worldwide citation)

A knee replacement system includes a femoral component including a lateral condylar articulating portion and a medial condylar articulating portion, a tibial tray including an upper articulating surface, and a tibial insert including (i) a first articulating portion for articulating with the lateral ...


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John Leicester Williams
Joseph G Wyss, John L Williams, Said T Gomaa: Knee prostheses with enhanced kinematics. DePuy Products, Maginot Moore & Beck, June 19, 2012: US08202323 (7 worldwide citation)

A knee replacement system includes a proximal tibial posterior camming portion defined by a first radius of curvature with a first origin in a first medio-lateral plane, a distal tibial posterior camming portion defined by a second radius of curvature with a second origin in a second medio-lateral p ...


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Brian Thomas
Brian H Thomas, Oludele O Popoola, Joseph R Vargas, Steven Seelman, Jeffrey P Anderson: Pyrolytic carbon implants with porous fixation component and methods of making the same. Zimmer, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, November 24, 2015: US09192476 (7 worldwide citation)

An orthopedic implant including an articulation portion having a pyrolytic carbon bearing surface and a porous bone on- or in-growth structure, and methods of making the same.


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Brian Thomas
Brian Thomas, Kai Zhang: Multi-polymer hydrogels. Zimmer, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, August 7, 2012: US08236342 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a multi-polymer hydrogel article having a first polymeric, water-swellable material and a second polymeric material, organized such that a first region substantially comprises the first polymeric, water-swellable material, a second region adjacent the first region comprises a ...


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Brian Thomas
Matthew L Mroczkowski, Russell M Parrott, Brian H Thomas: Glenoid implant with synthetic labrum. Zimmer, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, January 24, 2017: US09549820

A prosthetic glenoid component for replicating the behavior of a patient's natural glenoid includes a rim that replicates the patient's natural glenoid labrum.


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Alexis P Shelokov: Articulating spinal disc prosthesis. Disc Replacement Technologies, Randall C Brown, Rick Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L Matos, March 21, 2000: US06039763 (497 worldwide citation)

The artificial spinal disc of the invention is intended to articulate in a manner resembling a human knee articulation. The artificial spinal disc includes two plates each having a planar outer surface and an articulating inner surface. The planar outer surfaces contact adjacent inferior and superio ...


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Jack M Bert, Richard W Woods: Method and instrumentation for unicompartmental total knee arthroplasty. Kirschner Medical Corporation, Frost & Jacobs, June 16, 1992: US05122144 (434 worldwide citation)

A method and instruments for replacing the articulating surfaces of a knee joint in which the diseased area is restricted to one of the medial and lateral compartments. A femoral intramedullary rod is placed down the center of the femur. A femoral cutting block is affixed at one side to the rod and ...