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Robert M Scribner, Michael L Reo, Mark A Reiley, Ryan Boucher: Systems and methods for placing materials into bone. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manjon S C, June 5, 2001: US06241734 (585 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for delivering material into bone deploy a cannula through soft tissue to establish a subcutaneous path into bone. A material is introduced into bone through the cannula. The systems and methods advance a tamping instrument through the cannula to urge material residing in the can ...


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Mark A Reiley, Arie Scholten, Karen D Talmadge, Robert M Scribner: Systems and methods for treating fractured or diseased bone using expandable bodies. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, June 19, 2001: US06248110 (559 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods treat fractured or diseased bone by deploying more than a single therapeutic tool into the bone. In one arrangement, the systems and methods deploy an expandable body in association with a bone cement nozzle into the bone, such that both occupy the bone interior at the same time. ...


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Robert M Scribner, Michael L Reo: Expandable, asymetric structures for deployment in interior body regions. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion, October 26, 1999: US05972015 (432 worldwide citation)

Devices intended for deployment into interior body regions employ a catheter tube, which carries an expandable structure. The catheter tube extends along a first axis, while the expanded geometry of the structure is oriented about a second axis, which is not aligned with the first axis. The asymmetr ...


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Mark A Reiley, Arie Scholten, Karen Talmadge: Inflatable device for use in surgical protocol relating to fixation of bone. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, May 23, 2000: US06066154 (410 worldwide citation)

A balloon for use in compressing cancellous bone and marrow (also known as medullary bone or trabecular bone) against the inner cortex of bones whether the bones are fractured or not. The balloon comprises an inflatable, non-expandable balloon body for insertion into said bone. The body has a shape ...


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Mark A Reiley, Arie Scholten, Karen Talmadge: Inflatable device for use in surgical protocol relating to fixation of bone. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion, May 22, 2001: US06235043 (393 worldwide citation)

A balloon for use in compressing cancellous bone and marrow (also known as medullary bone or trabecular bone) against the inner cortex of bones whether the bones are fractured or not. The balloon comprises an inflatable, non-expandable balloon body for insertion into said bone. The body has a shape ...


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Ryan P Boucher, Mark A Reiley, Robert M Scribner, Michael L Reo: Systems and methods for treating vertebral bodies. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, April 6, 2004: US06716216 (356 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods treat at least two vertebral bodies in a spinal column. The systems and methods make use of first and second tool assemblies operable to treat an interior region of, respectively, a first vertebral body and a second vertebral body in the spinal column. The systems and methods pro ...


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Frank M Phillips, Richard W Layne, Bryce Anton Way, Derek S Rothwell, Alberto Ruiz Cantu, Avram Allan Edidin, Mark A Reiley, Arie Scholten: Devices for creating voids in interior body regions and related methods. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, August 2, 2005: US06923813 (310 worldwide citation)

Several embodiments of cutting tips for tools for creating voids in interior body regions are provided. The cutting tips provide for rotational and translational cutting. An actuator mechanism for deploying a cutting tip converts the rotational movement of a wheel into translational movement of a pl ...


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Mark A Reiley, Arie Scholten, Robert M Scribner, Michael L Reo: Systems and methods for injecting flowable materials into bones. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, April 11, 2000: US06048346 (300 worldwide citation)

A tube body includes an interior bore to carry a material flow into bone. The tube body includes a dispensing end having an opening communicating with the bore to dispense the material flow. One embodiment provides a cutting element, which extends in the opening to permit passage of the material flo ...


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Reynaldo A Osorio, Marialulu Follmer, Richard W Layne, Ryan P Boucher, Karen D Talmadge, Joseph J Basista: Methods for treating fractured and/or diseased bone. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, April 27, 2004: US06726691 (290 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to devices and methods for treating fractured and/or diseased bone. More specifically, the present invention relates to devices and methods for repairing, reinforcing and/or treating fractured and/or diseased bone using various devices, including cavity-forming devices.


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Mark A Reiley, Arie Scholten: Structures and methods for creating cavities in interior body regions. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, August 27, 2002: US06440138 (286 worldwide citation)

Tools carry structures that are deployed inside bone and, when manipulated, cut cancellous bone to form a cavity.