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James F Marino, Jamil Elbanna: Transiliac-transsacral method of performing lumbar spinal interventions. Trinity Orthopedics, Fred C Hernandez, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo P C, May 14, 2013: US08439925 (77 worldwide citation)

This disclosure is directed to minimally-invasive devices, methods and systems for treating vertebral diseases and injuries using multiple therapeutic procedures through small access portals of sufficient dimension that minimize trauma to the patient. More particularly, disclosed herein are devices, ...


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Marino James, Elbanna Jamil: Devices and methods for spinal reduction, displacement and resection. Trinity Orthopedics, Marino James, Elbanna Jamil, Hernandez Fred C, November 26, 2009: WO/2009/143496 (59 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are minimally-invasive methods, devices and systems for performing multiple therapeutic procedures in the spine through small access portals of sufficient dimension that minimize trauma to the patient and surrounding tissue. The devices described herein use the mechanical principals of rad ...


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James Marino, Jamil Elbanna: Mono-planar pedicle screw method, system and kit. Trinity Orthopedics, Fred C Hernandez, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo P C, August 24, 2010: US07780706 (52 worldwide citation)

A pedicle screw assembly (10) that includes a cannulated pedicle screw (20) having a scalloped shank (24), a swivel top head 30 having inclined female threads (44) in a left and right arm (34, 36) to prevent splaying, a set screw (50) having mating male threads 52, a rod conforming washer (60) that ...


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James F Marino, Jamil Elbanna: Spinal transverse connector. Trinity Orthopedics, Fred C Hernandez, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo P C, September 20, 2011: US08021400 (19 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a spinal transconnector device for coupling longitudinal spinal rods on either side of the mid-sagittal plane. The device includes two interconnected rod engagement elements, a first rod engagement elements having a vaulted surface adapted to secure to a first longitudinal spinal rod vi ...


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James F Marino: Percutaneous transpedicular access, fusion, discectomy, and stabilization system and method. Trinity Orthopedics, Fred C Hernandez, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo P C, June 21, 2011: US07963970 (19 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for accessing an inferior vertebra, a superior vertebra, and a disc space therebetween via a transpedicular approach in the inferior vertebra that may include creating a channel normal to the pedicle and using an offset guide to create a second transpedicular channel at an angl ...


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James F Marino, Jamil Elbanna: Insertion and reduction tool for pedicle screw assembly. Trinity Orthopedics, Fred C Hernandez, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo P C, June 11, 2013: US08460308 (14 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are devices, methods and systems for manipulating a pedicle screw assembly and for inserting and reducing a rod relative to the pedicle screw assembly. The system can include a cannula assembly having a reduction cannula with an internal bore extending between a proximal region and a dista ...


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James F Marino, Jamil Elbanna: Expanding intervertebral device and methods of use. Trinity Orthopedics, Fred C Hernandez, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo P C, September 10, 2013: US08529628 (9 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a spinal stabilization device having a plurality of elongate arms having a distal end portion and a proximal end portion, wherein the elongate arms define an interior volume between the distal end portion and the proximal end portion; at least one limit band coupled circumferentially to ...


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Marino James F: Annulus fibrosus repair device and methods. Trinity Orthopedics, Marino James F, HERNANDEZ Fred C, March 12, 2009: WO/2009/032695 (9 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are devices, systems and methods to repair, bridge and protect an annulotomy site or other defect in the annulus fibrosus, wherein loops of suture are placed through the adjacent walls of the defect forming an 'annular net' to prevent recurrent disc herniation. The devices and syste ...


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Marino James F: Percutaneous transpedicular access, fusion, discectomy, and stabilization system and method. Trinity Orthopedics, Marino James F, STEFFEY Charles E, May 31, 2007: WO/2007/062132 (5 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for accessing an inferior vertebra, a superior vertebra, and a disc space therebetween via a transpedicular approach in the inferior vertebra that may include creating a channel normal to the pedicle and using an offset guide to create a second transpedicular channel at an angl ...


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Marino James F: Method and system for guidance system positioner. Trinity Orthopedics, Marino James F, STEFFEY Charles E, May 31, 2007: WO/2007/062133 (5 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for incrementally positioning at least one adjustable axis of a guidance system where the guidance system may be an image based guidance system.