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Ashok C Khandkar, Darrel S Brodke, Ramaswamy Lakshminarayanan: Total disc implant. Amedica Corporation, Kelly Lowry & Kelley, February 7, 2006: US06994727 (194 worldwide citation)

A total disc implant (TDI) is provided for total replacement of a spinal disc or discs in a human patient or other mammal, wherein the TDI is designed to maintain a substantially full range of natural motion (ROM) following implantation. The TDI generally comprises, in one preferred form, upper and ...


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Darrel S Brodke, Ashok C Khandkar, Mahendra S Rao, Ramaswamy Lakshminarayanan: Radiolucent spinal fusion cage. Amedica Corporation, Kelly Lowry & Kelley, September 14, 2004: US06790233 (104 worldwide citation)

An improved ceramic bone graft is provided for human implantation, particularly such as a spinal fusion cage for implantation into the inter-vertebral space between two adjacent vertebrae. The improved spinal fusion cage includes a substrate block of high strength ceramic having a selected size and ...


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K Scott Ely, Ashok C Khandkar, Ramaswamy Lakshminarayanan, Aaron A Hofmann: Hip prosthesis with monoblock ceramic acetabular cup. Amedica Corporation, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo PC, April 13, 2010: US07695521 (101 worldwide citation)

An improved hip prosthesis includes an acetabular cup bearing component constructed from a relatively hard and high strength ceramic material for articulation with a ball-shaped femoral head component which may be constructed from a compatible ceramic or metal material. In one form, the acetabular c ...


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Ashok C Khandkar, Aaron A Hofmann, Ramaswamy Lakshminarayanan: Metal-ceramic composite articulation. Amedica Corporation, Kelly Lowry & Kelley, April 19, 2005: US06881229 (63 worldwide citation)

A ceramic-metal composite articulation is provided with substantial elimination of wear debris, wherein a ceramic material is provided with superior mechanical properties tailored for articulating with ceramic articulations having high flexural strength (greater than about 700 MPa), high fracture to ...


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Ashok C Khandkar, Mahendra S Rao: Radiolucent bone graft. Amedica Corporation, Kelly Lowry & Kelley, January 25, 2005: US06846327 (51 worldwide citation)

An improved ceramic bone graft is provided for human implantation, particularly such as a spinal fusion cage for implantation into the inter-vertebral space between two adjacent vertebrae. The improved spinal fusion cage includes a substrate block of high strength ceramic having a selected size and ...


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Ashok C Khandkar, Darrel S Brodke, Ramaswamy Lakshminarayanan: Total disc implant. Amedica Corporation, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo P C, July 20, 2010: US07758646 (28 worldwide citation)

A total disc implant (TDI) is provided for total replacement of a spinal disc or discs in a human patient or other mammal, wherein the TDI is designed to maintain a substantially full range of natural motion (ROM) following implantation. The TDI generally comprises, in one preferred form, upper and ...


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Bernero John P, Khandkar Ashok C, Lakshminarayanan Ramaswamy, Hofmann Aaron A: Knee prosthesis with ceramic tibial component. Amedica Corporation, LOWRY Stuart O, December 7, 2006: WO/2006/130350 (27 worldwide citation)

An improved knee prosthesis includes a ceramic tibial component for articulation with natural or prosthetic (re-surfaced) femoral surfaces. The ceramic tibial component is provided in the form of a ceramic monoblock adapted for fixation relative to the patient's tibial bone, or alternately in the fo ...


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John P Bernero, Ashok C Khandkar, Ramaswamy Lakshminarayanan, Aaron A Hofmann: Knee prosthesis with ceramic tibial component. Amedica Corporation, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo P C, August 17, 2010: US07776085 (19 worldwide citation)

An improved knee prosthesis includes a ceramic tibial component for articulation with natural or prosthetic (re-surfaced) femoral surfaces. The ceramic tibial component is provided in the form of a ceramic monoblock adapted for fixation relative to the patient's tibial bone, or alternately in the fo ...


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Ashok C Khandkar, Aaron A Hofmann, Ramaswamy Lakshminarayanan: Polymer-ceramic articulation. Amedica Corporation, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo P C, August 24, 2010: US07780738 (8 worldwide citation)

A ceramic-metal composite articulation is provided with substantial elimination of wear debris, wherein a ceramic material is provided with superior mechanical properties tailored for articulating with ceramic articulations having high flexural strength (greater than about 700 MPa), high fracture to ...


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K Scott Ely, Ashok C Khandkar, Ramaswamy Lakshminarayanan, Aaron A Hofmann: Hip prosthesis with monoblock ceramic acetabular cup. Amedica Corporation, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo PC, March 13, 2012: US08133284 (7 worldwide citation)

An improved hip prosthesis includes an acetabular cup bearing component constructed from a relatively hard and high strength ceramic material for articulation with a ball-shaped femoral head component which may be constructed from a compatible ceramic or metal material. In one form, the acetabular c ...