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Qi Bin Bao, Paul A Higham: Hydrogel intervertebral disc nucleus. Stryker Technologies Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, November 2, 1999: US05976186 (486 worldwide citation)

An article for use in the preparation of a hydrogel prosthetic nucleus, for an intervertebral disc, having equilibrium water contents (EWCs) of from about 30 to about 90% and compressive strengths of at least 4 meganewtons per square meter (MNm.sup.-2), at their EWCs, when subjected to the same cons ...


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Stuart L Axelson Jr, Michael J McGovern, Reese K Meyers: Methods and tools for femoral resection in primary knee surgery. Stryker Technologies Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, May 6, 2003: US06558391 (206 worldwide citation)

Femoral resection tools of the present invention include a posterior condyle alignment guide, an IM rod with an adjustable valgus bushing assembly, left and right external rotation plates, an anterior sizing boom having a stylus and a pair of medial/lateral drill guide assemblies (in one embodiment ...


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Qi Bin Bao, Paul A Higham: Hydrogel intervertebral disc nucleus implantation method. Stryker Technologies Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, August 28, 2001: US06280475 (185 worldwide citation)

An article for use in the preparation of a hydrogel prosthetic nucleus, for an intervertebral disc, having equilibrium water contents (EWCs) of from about 30 to about 90% and compressive strengths of at least 4 meganewtons per square meter (MNm


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John S Crombie: Screw and method of attachment to a substrate. Stryker Technologies Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, October 5, 1999: US05961524 (175 worldwide citation)

A method of implanting a threaded tapered screw into a substrate having a hardness less than the hardness of the screw comprises: (a) drilling a pilot hole with a drill having substantially the same taper as the taper of the tapered screw, so as to provide a pilot hole having no threads therein; (b) ...


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Deger C Tunc: Bioabsorbable materials and medical devices made therefrom. Stryker Technologies Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, April 6, 2004: US06716957 (157 worldwide citation)

A bioabsorbable material such as a terpolymer of poly-(L-lactide/D-lactide/glycolide). The material may consist of 85 molar percent L-lactide, 5 molar percent D-lactide, and 10 molar percent glycolide. The material may have a heat of fusion of about 15-25 J/G, tensile strength retention at 26 weeks ...


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Deger C Tunc: Bioabsorbable materials and medical devices made therefrom. Stryker Technologies Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, March 27, 2001: US06206883 (143 worldwide citation)

A bioabsorbable material such as a terpolymer of poly-(L-lactide/D-lactide/glycolide). The material may consist of 85 molar percent L-lactide, 5 molar percent D-lactide, and 10 molar percent glycolide. The material may have a heat of fusion of about 15-25 J/G, tensile strength retention at 26 weeks ...


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Greg Lambrecht, Brett Jason Stern, Jacob Einhorn, Kathleen Nydzik Robbins: Guide-pin placement device and method of use. Stryker Technologies Corporation, Pennie & Edmonds, March 14, 2000: US06036696 (138 worldwide citation)

A hand instrument and method for use by a surgeon to target the appropriate entry point and trajectory on bony tissue through which an instrument, such as a nail, pin, screw, rod, wire, drill bit, or other implant is passed. Imbedded within the instrument is at least one relatively radio-opaque targ ...


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Alan Lombardo, Stuart L Axelson Jr, James V Bono, Kenneth A Krackow: Methods and tools for tibial intermedullary revision surgery and associated tibial components. Stryker Technologies Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, September 16, 2003: US06620168 (124 worldwide citation)

IM tibia revision tools include a trial stem extender having multiple notches which serve both as depth witness marks and holders for a stop clip, a collection of different sized tibial templates, each template adapted to receive an angular offset positioning guide, a collection of offset bushings, ...


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Alan Lombardo, Stuart L Axelson Jr, James V Bono, Kenneth Krackow: Methods and tools for femoral intermedullary revision surgery. Stryker Technologies Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, July 10, 2001: US06258095 (122 worldwide citation)

IM revision tools include reamers with depth markings or stops, an impactor-extractor with a coupling for attaching to tools which are inserted into and removed from the IM canal, a resection guide tower to which a cutting block is attached and which includes a notch which serves as both a witness m ...


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Herbert Resch, Damon Servidio, Peter Nuijten: Anatomic glenoid shoulder prosthesis together with methods and tools for implanting same. Stryker Technologies Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, April 30, 2002: US06379386 (96 worldwide citation)

A glenoid component includes an oval body having a concave lateral articulating surface and an opposing medial surface with a keel extending from the medial surface. The keel extends along a line which is anteriorly offset from the center line of the concave surface and is not collinear with any rad ...