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Boris Beyersdorff, Thierry Marnay: Instrument for inserting intervertebral implants. Spine Solutions, Stites & Harbison PLLC, Marvin Petry, October 10, 2006: US07118580 (275 worldwide citation)

In an insertion instrument for a three-piece intervertebral implant that includes an upper part that can be placed against a vertebra, a lower part that can be placed against the adjacent vertebra, and a pivot element that can be inserted between these two parts, the instrument having two arms, disp ...


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Thierry Marnay, Boris Beyersdorff: Intervertebral implant. Spine Solutions, Stites & Harbison PLLC, Marvin Petry, August 30, 2005: US06936071 (230 worldwide citation)

In an intervertebral implant, having an upper part that has a support face for a vertebra and a lower part that has a support face for an adjacent vertebra, on each of which parts engagement elements, which are accessible from one side of the intervertebral implant, for a manipulation instrument are ...


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Theirry Marnay, Rud Bertagnoli, Frank Magee, Stephan Eckhof: Intervertebral implant, insertion tool and method of inserting same. Spine Solutions, Stites & Harbison PLLC, Marvin Petry, April 17, 2007: US07204852 (122 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral implant, alone and in combination with an insertion tool for inserting same and a method for inserting same. The implant has upper and lower parts which have universal movement relative to each other. Each of the upper and lower parts also has a surface engaging an adjacent vertebr ...


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Rudi Bertagnoli, Theirry Marnay, Stephan Eckhof, Christophe Geisert, Eduard Kufeld: Distractor for lumbar insertion instrument. Spine Solutions, Woodcock Washburn, June 16, 2009: US07547309 (59 worldwide citation)

An instrument and method are disclosed for inserting an artificial intervertebral disc implant having upper and lower parts and a pivot element therebetween into an intervertebral space. The instrument has a mounting structure, and an elongated upper arm and elongated lower arms, the arms being pivo ...


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Theirry Marnay, Rudolf Bertagnoli, Frank Magee, Stephan Eckhof, David L Nichols, Christophe Geisert: Instruments and method for preparing an intervertebral space for receiving an artificial disc implant. Spine Solutions, Stites & Harbison PLLC, Marvin Petry, February 17, 2009: US07491204 (58 worldwide citation)

Instruments and methods for preparing an intervertebral space for receiving an implant. An adjustable trial implant has an adjustable stop mechanism having a stop member connected thereto to vary the distance that a body portion of the trial implant can move into the intervertebral space. Cutting to ...


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Theirry Marnay, Rudolf Bertagnoli, Frank Magee, Stephan Eckhof, David L Nichols, Christophe Geisert: Instruments and method for inserting an intervertebral implant. Spine Solutions, Woodcock Washburn, September 28, 2010: US07803162 (50 worldwide citation)

Instruments and methods for inserting an intervertebral implant. Insertion of the implant is accomplished by grasping the implant between the arms of an insertion instrument having arms which separate from each other and close against each other onto the implant, such that the ends of the arms of th ...


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Rudi Bertagnoli, David Gerber: Adjustable cutting of cutout in vertebral bone. Spine Solutions, Woodcock Washburn, July 27, 2010: US07763024 (24 worldwide citation)

An instrument, instrument system and method for cutting a cutout in a vertebral bone adjacent an intervertebral space are provided which make use of a cutting blade. The cutting blade is mounted on a support structure for movement toward and cutting into the vertebral bone. A stop arrangement is als ...


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Bertagnoli Rudolph, Hanson Shaun, Ricther Joern, Furda John, Haller Fabian, Gerber David, Berger Roger, Kaufmann Stefanie: Intervertebral implant with keel. Spine Solutions, Bertagnoli Rudolph, Hanson Shaun, Ricther Joern, Furda John, Haller Fabian, Gerber David, Berger Roger, Kaufmann Stefanie, PETRY Marvin, January 31, 2008: WO/2008/014258 (17 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral implant component of an intervertebral implant includes an outer surface for engaging an adjacent vertebra and an inner surface. A keel extends from the outer surface and is designed to be disposed in a slot provided in the adjacent vertebra. This keel extends in a plane which is n ...


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Geisert Christophe, Marnay Thierry, Bertagnoli Rudolph, Kufeld Eduard, Schweizer Barbara, Eckhof Stephan, Gerber David, Furda John: System and method for an intervertebral implant. Spine Solutions, Geisert Christophe, Marnay Thierry, Bertagnoli Rudolph, Kufeld Eduard, Schweizer Barbara, Eckhof Stephan, ROSENICH Paul, March 30, 2006: WO/2006/033067 (15 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to the preparation of an intervertebral space with a trialimplant (9) , the insertion of an implant (5, 6,7) , the inserters (13, 16) , and the method for feeding and inserting the implant (5,6,7) by means of an oblique anterior approach. In the method, the associated instrumen ...


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Marnay Theirry, Bertagnoli Rudolf, Mcgee Francis P, Eckhof Stephan, Nichols David L, Geisert Christophe: Instruments and method for preparing an intervertebral space for receiving an artificial disc implant. Spine Solutions, Marnay Theirry, Bertagnoli Rudolf, Mcgee Francis P, Eckhof Stephan, Nichols David L, Geisert Christophe, PETRY Marvin, November 18, 2004: WO/2004/098380 (10 worldwide citation)

Instruments and methods for preparing an intervertebral space for receiving an implant. An adjustable trial implant (51) has an adjustable stop mechanism having a stop member (64) connected thereto to vary the distance that a body portion of the trial implant (51) can move into the intervertebral sp ...