1
Alan E Shluzas: Surgical instrument for moving a vertebra. Endius Incorporated, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino L, November 18, 2003: US06648888 (343 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument comprises a first device including an actuatable clamp for clamping on a fastener fixed to a first bone portion and a carriage that is movable relative to the clamp when subjected to a predetermined axial load. A second device includes a portion adapted for threaded engagement ...


2
Christopher T Zirps, William R Rebh: Surgical instrument. Endius Incorporated, Tarolli Sundheim Covell Tummino & Szabo, May 4, 1999: US05899914 (334 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument (10) includes a handle (12), a rigid stem section (20) extending from the handle, and a flexible stem section (24) extending from the rigid stem section. A surgical tool (30) connected with a distal end of the flexible stem section (24) includes a fixed part (32) fixed for move ...


3
Thomas W Davison: Method of securing vertebrae. Endius Incorporated, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino L, March 11, 2003: US06530926 (271 worldwide citation)

A method of fixing vertebrae of a patient together at a surgical site includes the following steps: inserting a first cannula (


4
Timothy E Taylor, Christopher Zirps: Surgical instrument. Endius Incorporated, Tarolli Sundheim Covell Tummino & Szabo L, June 20, 2000: US06077287 (265 worldwide citation)

A disposable surgical instrument (10) includes a flexible actuator cable (180) which transmits force to a movable part (34) to effect pivotal movement of the movable part. The flexible actuator cable (180) is made from cold-worked nickel--titanium wire.


5

6
James J Pagliuca, John D Unger, Thomas W Davison: Method of securing vertebrae. Endius Incorporated, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 6, 2006: US07056321 (232 worldwide citation)

A method of fixing first and second vertebrae of a patient together at a surgical site includes inserting a first cannula into the body of the patient. A fusion device is moved through the cannula and inserted between the first and second vertebrae. A first fastener is moved through the cannula and ...


7

8
Thomas W Davison, Timothy E Taylor, Adam Sher: Method for performing a surgical procedure and a cannula for use in performing the surgical procedure. Endius Incorporated, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino L, October 5, 2004: US06800084 (212 worldwide citation)

A method of performing a surgical procedure on a body includes providing a cannula having a tubular structure with first and second tubular portions defining first and second passages for receiving surgical instruments. The second tubular portion is inserted inside the body and the first tubular por ...


9

10
Alan E Shluzas: Apparatus for connecting a longitudinal member to a bone portion. Endius Incorporated, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino L, January 4, 2005: US06837889 (183 worldwide citation)

A housing (40) has a first passage (42) through which a longitudinal member (12) extends and a second passage (44) extending transverse to the first passage. A fastener (16) extends through an opening (50) in the housing (40) into the second passage (44). An axis (18) of the fastener (16) is positio ...