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Charanpreet Bagga, Erik M Erbe, James P Murphy, James M Freid, Gregory J Pomrink: Bioactive spinal implants and method of manufacture thereof. Vita Special Purpose Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, July 3, 2007: US07238203 (284 worldwide citation)

A bioactive spinal implant used in cervical fusion, Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF), Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF), and Transforaminal Interbody Fusion (TLIF), having properties and geometries that enhance bone contact, stability, and fusion between adjacent vertebral bodies.


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Antony Koblish, Ronald Sapieszko, David Dychala, Erik Erbe: Composite shaped bodies and methods for their production and use. Vita Special Purpose Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, March 8, 2005: US06863899 (99 worldwide citation)

Shaped, composite bodies are provided. One portion of the shaped bodies comprises an RPR-derived porous inorganic material, preferably a calcium phosphate. Another portion of the composite bodies is a different solid material, preferably metal, glass, ceramic or polymeric. The shaped bodies are espe ...


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Antony Koblish, Ronald S Sapieszko, David H Dychala, Eric M Erbe: Composite shaped bodies and methods for their production and use. Vita Special Purpose Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, October 1, 2002: US06458162 (81 worldwide citation)

Shaped, composite bodies are provided. One portion of the shaped bodies comprises an RPR-derived porous inorganic material, preferably a calcium phosphate. Another portion of the composite bodies is a different solid material, preferably metal, glass, ceramic or polymeric. The shaped bodies are espe ...


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Ronald S Sapieszko, David H Dychala, Erik M Erbe: Inorganic shaped bodies and methods for their production and use. Vita Special Purpose Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, May 7, 2002: US06383519 (74 worldwide citation)

Shaped, preferably porous, inorganic bodies are provided which are prepared from a reactive blend. In accordance with one preferred embodiment, the solution is absorbed into a porous sacrificial substrate such as a cellulose sponge. The solution-saturated substrate is heated and an oxidation-reducti ...


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Erik M Erbe, Theodore D Clineff, Charanpreet S Bagga, Gina M Nagvajara, Antony Koblish: Biocompatible bone graft material. Vita Special Purpose Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, March 13, 2007: US07189263 (69 worldwide citation)

Biocompatible bone graft material having a biocompatible, resorbable polymer and a biocompatible, resorbable inorganic material exhibiting macro, meso, and microporosities.


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Ronald S Sapieszko, David H Dychala, Erik M Erbe: Inorganic shaped bodies and methods for their production and use. Vita Special Purpose Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, February 18, 2003: US06521246 (65 worldwide citation)

Shaped, preferably porous, inorganic bodies are provided which are prepared from a reactive blend. In accordance with one preferred embodiment, the solution is absorbed into a porous sacrificial substrate such as a cellulose sponge. The solution-saturated substrate is heated and an oxidation-reducti ...


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Ronald S Sapieszko, David H Dychala, Erik M Erbe: Inorganic shaped bodies and methods for their production and use. Vita Special Purpose Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, January 31, 2006: US06991803 (61 worldwide citation)

Shaped, preferably porous, inorganic bodies are provided which are prepared from a reactive blend. In accordance with one preferred embodiment, the solution is absorbed into a porous sacrificial substrate such as a cellulose sponge. The solution-saturated substrate is heated and an oxidation-reducti ...


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Erik M Erbe, James P Murphy, Gregory J Pomrink: Bioactive spinal implant material and method of manufacture thereof. Vita Special Purpose Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, January 17, 2006: US06987136 (43 worldwide citation)

Bioactive spinal implant materials having optimized radiopacity, stiffness, and bioactivity properties for formulation of shaped bodies capable of withstanding large dynamic, compressive loads are provided. The invention also provides methods of making the optimized implant materials.


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Ronald S Sapieszko, Erik M Erbe: Minerals and methods for their production and use. Vita Special Purpose Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, November 29, 2005: US06969501 (25 worldwide citation)

Uniformly sized and shaped particles of metal salts are provided comprised of one or more metal cations in combination with one or more simple oxoacid anions and a general method for the controlled precipitation of said metal salts from aqueous solutions. The methods proceed via the in situ homogene ...


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Erik M Erbe, Vasanth Prabhu, Jeffrey J Wicklund, Anthony M Wilkes: Sterile polymerizable systems and kits and methods of their manufacture and use. Vita Special Purpose Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, October 5, 2004: US06800245 (21 worldwide citation)

The present invention overcomes the difficulties in the sterilization and delivery of viscous, multi-component compositions that require pre-mixing prior to usage by disclosing a sterile, multi-component, ready-to-use product wherein each component is sterilized independently and then assembled into ...