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Beat Lechmann, Dominique Burkard, Chris M J Cain, Claude Mathieu: Intervertebral implant. Synthes USA, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, January 4, 2011: US07862616 (136 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral implant having a three-dimensional body (10) and a securing plate (1). The three-dimensional body (10) includes an upper side (1) and an underside (2) which are suitable for abutting the end plates of two adjacent vertebral bodies, a left side surface (3) and a right side surface ( ...


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Claude Mathieu, Christopher Marden John Cain: Intervertebral implant. Synthes USA, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, November 17, 2009: US07618456 (129 worldwide citation)

The intervertebral implant is in the form of a three-dimensional structure (10) comprising (a) a top side (1) and an underside (2) which are designed to rest against the end plates of two adjacent vertebras, (b) a left side face (3) and a right side face (4), (c) a front face (5) and a rear face (6) ...


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Beat Lechmann, Dominique Burkard, Chris M J Cain, Claude Mathieu: Intervertebral implant. Synthes USA, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, December 7, 2010: US07846207 (128 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral implant having a three-dimensional body (10) and a securing plate (1). The three-dimensional body (10) includes an upper side (1) and an underside (2) which are suitable for abutting the end plates of two adjacent vertebral bodies, a left side surface (3) and a right side surface ( ...


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Michael Gütlin, Manuel Schär, Beat Lechmann: Intervertebral implant. Synthes USA, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, January 5, 2010: US07641693 (120 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral implant having a lower implant part and an upper implant part. The lower implant part has an outer casing, a hollow cylindrical cavity, an axis of rotation, and an apposition part for contacting the lower vertebra. The upper implant part has an essentially circularly cylindrical sh ...


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Claude Mathieu, Christopher Marden John Cain: Intervertebral implant. Synthes USA, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, January 25, 2011: US07875076 (118 worldwide citation)

The intervertebral implant is in the form of a three-dimensional structure (10) comprising (a) a top side (1) and an underside (2) which are designed to rest against the end plates of two adjacent vertebras, (b) a left side face (3) and a right side face (4), (c) a front face (5) and a rear face (6) ...


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David Gerber, Justin K Coppes, Christopher Angelucci, David C Paul, Pascal Stihl, Michael L Boyer: Controlled artificial intervertebral disc implant. Synthes USA, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, July 21, 2009: US07563286 (100 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an artificial intervertebral disc for placement between adjacent vertebrae. The artificial intervertebral disc is preferably designed to restore disc height and natural disc curvature, allow for a natural range of motion, absorb shock and provide resistance to motion and axi ...


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Stuart Weikel, David C Paul: Inflatable device and method for reducing fractures in bone and in treating the spine. Synthes USA, Stroock & Stroock & Laven, February 23, 2010: US07666205 (98 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to an inflatable device for use in restoring the anatomy of diseased or fractured bone. The inflatable device may be a balloon of varied size or shape to conform to the bone to be treated and may be deployed in any type of bone where collapsed fractures of cortical ...


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David Gerber, Shaun Hanson, Xiaoping Hu, Douglas Scott Kephart, Kyle Kuntz, Andrew Max Lee: Less invasive surgical system and methods. Synthes USA, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, February 23, 2010: US07666189 (94 worldwide citation)

A system for performing a less invasive surgical procedure and, in particular, devices and methods for spinal fixation. The system comprises dilation tool(s), at least one working/insertion cannula, a plurality of screws, at least one fixation rod for connecting the screws, and a rod inserter. The d ...


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James Velikaris, Sean Kerr: Universal handle and method for use. Synthes USA, Pennie & Edmonds, February 25, 2003: US06524238 (89 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an improved handle which may be used to releaseably hold various types of surgical instruments employed in medical or dental procedures. The handle is comprised of a grasping portion and a lock assembly that contains a retractable slider pin designed to engage one or m ...


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Felix Aschmann, Peter Senn, Michael Mayer, Paul Pavlov: Apparatus for treating spinal stenosis. Synthes USA, Stroock Stroock & Lavan, July 13, 2010: US07753938 (77 worldwide citation)

A device for treating spinal stenosis having an implant body structure sized and configured to be positioned between the spinous processes of two adjacent vertebrae. The device may have a body portion having a first end portion, a second end portion and a sleeve between the first and second end port ...