Stryker had 27 patents in internet of things during Q4 2023. Stryker Corp’s patents in Q4 2023 include an orthopedic system for assessment, a system for remotely controlling medical devices based on image data, a method for optimizing medical treatment plans using wearable sensors, a caregiver assistance system for managing patient care, and joint implants with tracking capabilities. These innovations aim to improve patient care, treatment planning, and monitoring of medical devices. GlobalData’s report on Stryker gives a 360-degreee view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

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Stryker grant share with internet of things as a theme is 51% in Q4 2023. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

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Application: Orthopedic system for pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative assessment (Patent ID: US20230404478A1)

The orthopedic system described in the patent by Stryker Corp is designed for pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative assessment of musculoskeletal systems. The system includes screws with inertial measurement units that harvest energy from radio frequency signals, devices with electronic circuitry and sensors, and a computer to receive measurement data. The devices are attached to bones and can transmit data to the computer, which can calculate real-time positions of bones relative to each other based on the data received.

Additionally, the system can be used for monitoring knee joint movements, gait mechanics, and rehabilitation progress. The computer can analyze motion, rotation, translation, and displacement of bones, as well as provide feedback on exercise regimens. The system is versatile, allowing for pre-operative measurements to support surgical solutions, as well as post-operative monitoring to adjust rehabilitation programs and determine readiness for normal activities. Overall, the orthopedic system offers a comprehensive solution for assessing and managing musculoskeletal conditions throughout the treatment process.

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