1

2
Roger P Jackson: Apparatus and method for spinal fixation and correction of spinal deformities. Sofamor S N C, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, January 7, 1997: US05591165 (320 worldwide citation)

This device comprises an connection element (4) between a rod (1), or other longitudinal implant, and a bone anchorage screw (3) in the degenerative vertebra. This connection element (4) includes a ring (8) so dimensioned that the rod (1) is capable of extending therethrough. The ring is provided wi ...


3
Christoph Hopf: Spine osteosynthesis instrumentation for an anterior approach. Sofamor S N C, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, December 30, 1997: US05702395 (289 worldwide citation)

The instrumentation comprises at least two blocks (1) adapted to transversely interconnect two rigid rods (2, 3) axially slidable in these blocks which are provided with bone anchorage screws (7, 8) suitable oriented and slides (4, 5) which are slidable in longitudinal recesses (6, 7) receiving the ...


4
Claude Argenson, Ferdinand de Peretti, Istvan Hovorka: Spinal osteosynthesis device with median hook and vertebral anchoring support. Sofamor S N C, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, December 30, 1997: US05702452 (257 worldwide citation)

Spinal osteosynthesis device comprising, for one and the same vertebra, a hook (12), two vertebral bearing means associated with the said hook, the latter being adapted so as to be able to bear on the median portion of the vertebral posterior arch between two longitudinal rods (7) of the said device ...


5
Jean Saurat: Vertebral rod for spinal osteosynthesis instrumentation and osteosynthesis instrumentation, including said rod. Sofamor S N C, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, August 8, 2000: US06099528 (247 worldwide citation)

A vertebral rod for fixation of a spine, the rod formed of a first material and defining a passage extending at least partially therethrough, the passage at least partially filled with a second material different from the first material to thereby enable the stiffness of the rod to be varied along i ...


6

7

8
Carlo Logroscino, Philippe Bancel, Michel Goube, Pierre Jerome, Jean Luc Marienne: Occipito-cervical osteosynthesis instrumentation. Sofamor S N C, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, April 16, 1996: US05507745 (201 worldwide citation)

The instrumentation comprises two separate similar parts, namely a right part (1) and a left part (2), each formed by a cervical rod (3) having asperities and an elongate occipital plate (5) forming one piece with the rod and extending it toward the occiput (6) in the position of use, and adjustable ...


9
Christoph Hopf: Pedicular screw and posterior spinal instrumentation. Sofamor S N C, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, September 29, 1998: US05814046 (162 worldwide citation)

The instrumentation comprises for each lumbar vertebra two pedicular screws having two screw threads, one of the screw threads corresponding to the region of penetration of the screw in the pedicle, two rods having asperities respectively associated with a pedicular screw and secured to the latter b ...


10
Olivier Cunci, Jacques Pierre Beurier: Instrument for the surgical treatment of an intervertebral disc by the anterior route. Sofamor S N C, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, May 19, 1998: US05752969 (151 worldwide citation)

An instrument including a guide needle (1), at least two nesting concentric tubes (2-6) placed over the guide needle, and an outer working tube (7) concentric with said tubes. The tip of the outer tube (7) is provided with a device (11) for spacing apart the bodies of vertebrae adjacent to the disk ...