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Amiram Steinberg: Method and apparatus for computerized surgery. Active Implants Corporation, Kelley Drye & Warren, March 4, 2008: US07338526 (139 worldwide citation)

An implant for use in spinal surgery comprises a resilient element having an inflatable cavity. It is formed of a biologically compatible material and is arranged for placement between end plates of adjacent vertebra. The implant may also include a wound disc replacement element. A method of perform ...


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Jacob Jonathan Elsner, Gal Zur, Avraham Shterling, Noam Weissberg: Manufacturing and material processing for prosthetic devices. Active Implants Corporation, Haynes and Boone, November 3, 2009: US07611653 (79 worldwide citation)

Methods of manufacturing prosthetic devices for use as an artificial meniscus are disclosed. In some embodiments, the methods include injection molding a resilient core material, tensioning reinforcing fibers around the injection molded core, and injection molding an outer layer to embed the reinfor ...


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Amiram Steinberg: Methods, systems, and apparatus for implanting prosthetic devices into cartilage. Active Implants Corporation, Haynes and Boone, August 24, 2010: US07780740 (78 worldwide citation)

A method of implanting a prosthetic acetabular cup into a patient is disclosed. The method comprises gaining access to an acetabulum of the patient, where the acetabulum includes an inner portion formed of bone and an outer portion formed of articular cartilage. The method also comprises creating a ...


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Amiram Steinberg: Bone growth promoting implant. Active Implants Corporation, Kelley Drye & Warren, August 14, 2007: US07255712 (35 worldwide citation)

A stem-like bone implant includes longitudinal structural members and tension cables that provide curvature control and support, and rigidity against bending and buckling. The longitudinal structural members and tension cables may become an integral part of a composite regenerated bone having a subs ...


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Amiram Steinberg: Implants. Active Implants Corporation, Haynes and Boone, July 20, 2010: US07758653 (31 worldwide citation)

An implantable prosthesis including at least one element defining a bone-engaging surface, the bone-engaging surface including an anchoring mechanism operative for enhancing anchoring and adhesion of the joint defining element to the bone and thus improving the stability and longevity of the prosthe ...


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Amiram Steinberg: Cushion bearing implants for load bearing applications. Active Implants Corporation, Haynes and Boone, August 11, 2009: US07572295 (27 worldwide citation)

An acetabular implant for use in a hip joint prosthesis is disclosed. The implant includes a body portion comprising a polycarbonate polyurethane. The body portion includes a substantially semispherical inner articulating surface defining a socket sized to receive a head portion of a femoral compone ...


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Avraham Shterling, Gal Zur, Eran Linder Ganz, Noam Weissberg: Meniscus prosthetic devices with anti-migration features. Active Implants Corporation, Haynes and Boone, January 29, 2013: US08361147 (22 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic device for use as an artificial meniscus is disclosed. The prosthetic device restores shock absorption, stability, and function to the knee joint after removal of the damaged natural meniscus. In some embodiments, the prosthetic device includes an anti-migration feature. The anti-migrat ...


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Amiram Steinberg: Knee prosthesis having a deformable articulation surface. Active Implants Corporation, Haynes and Boone, September 28, 2010: US07803193 (16 worldwide citation)

Knee prostheses are provided. In some embodiments, the knee prostheses include a body formed of a resilient polyurethane having contact surface area that changes during use according to physical loading factors. In some embodiments, the knee prostheses include a femoral component configured for secu ...


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Avraham Shterling, Eran Linder Ganz, Amir Danino: Tensioned meniscus prosthetic devices and associated methods. Active Implants Corporation, Haynes and Boone, September 13, 2011: US08016884 (11 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic device for use as an artificial meniscus is disclosed. The prosthetic device restores shock absorption, stability, and function to the knee joint after removal of the damaged natural meniscus. In some embodiments, the prosthetic device is pre-tensioned to improve the fit of the prosthet ...


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Howard Fox: Meniscus prosthetic device. Active Implants Corporation, Haynes and Boone, June 5, 2012: US08192491 (10 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic device that may be utilized as an artificial meniscus is disclosed. The prosthetic device can restore shock absorption, stability, and function to the knee after the damaged natural meniscus is removed and replaced with the prosthetic device. In some embodiments, the meniscus includes a ...