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Gary K Michelson: Apparatus and method of inserting spinal implants. Lewis Anten, Amedeo Ferraro, January 16, 1996: US05484437 (870 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and a method of inserting spinal implants is disclosed in which an intervertebral space is first distracted, a hollow sleeve having teeth at one end is then driven into the vertebrae adjacent that disc space. A drill is then passed through the hollow sleeve removing disc and bone in prepar ...


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Gary K Michelson: Lordotic interbody spinal fusion implants. Lewis Anten Esq Amedeo Ferraro Esq, March 11, 1997: US05609635 (766 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to interbody spinal fusion implants having a structural configuration that provides for the maintaining and creating of the normal anatomic angular relationship of two adjacent vertebrae of the spine to maintain and create spinal lordosis. The spinal fusion implants ...


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Gary Karlin Michelson: Methods and instrumentation for the surgical correction of human thoracic and lumbar spinal disease from the antero-lateral aspect of the spine. Lewis Anten Esq, Amedeo Ferraro Esq, June 30, 1998: US05772661 (749 worldwide citation)

An improved method and instrumentation for performing spinal surgery, including discectomy, interbody fusion and rigid internal fixation of the spine, from the lateral aspect of the spine is disclosed. The surgical procedure can be performed through a very small incision. The instrumentation of the ...


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Gary Karlin Michelson: Method for inserting spinal implants. Lewis Anten Esq, Amedeo Ferraro Esq, April 21, 1998: US05741253 (665 worldwide citation)

An artificial spinal implant is disclosed which when placed between two adjacent vertebrae directly participates and is incorporated in the ensuing fusion. Instrumentation and procedure is also disclosed.


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Gary Karlin Michelson: Translateral spinal implant. Lewis Anten Esq, Amedeo Ferraro Esq, January 19, 1999: US05860973 (584 worldwide citation)

An oversized spinal implant for translateral insertion into the disc space between two vertebrae a length that is greater than one half of the transverse width of the vertebrae and is greater than the depth of the vertebrae. The translateral implant of the present invention has a height that is grea ...


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Gary Karlin Michelson: Apparatus for inserting spinal implants. Lewis Anten Esq, Amedeo Ferraro Esq, August 25, 1998: US05797909 (552 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and a method of inserting spinal implants is disclosed in which an intervertebral space is first distracted, a hollow sleeve having teeth at one end is then driven into the vertebrae adjacent that disc space. A drill is then passed through the hollow sleeve removing disc and bone in prepar ...


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Gary K Michelson: Apparatus and method of inserting spinal implants. Lewis Anten, Amedeo Ferraro, April 9, 1996: US05505732 (442 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and a method of inserting spinal implants is disclosed in which an intervertebral space is first distracted, a hollow sleeve having teeth at one end is then driven into the vertebrae adjacent that disc space. A drill is then passed through the hollow sleeve removing disc and bone in prepar ...


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Gary Karlin Michelson: Surgical rongeur. Lewis Anten Esq, Amedeo Ferraro Esq, August 5, 1997: US05653713 (179 worldwide citation)

An improved rongeur for cutting bone or cartilage comprising two shaft members capable of reciprocating motion relative to each other wherein one shaft member terminates in a foot plate and the other shaft member comprises a combined cutting element and storage member is disclosed. The combined cutt ...


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Edward H Hon: Finger apparatus for measuring continuous cutaneous blood pressure and electrocardiogram electrode. Lewis Anten, Amedeo Ferraro, April 30, 1996: US05511546 (141 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for continuously and non-invasively monitoring and measuring various biochemical and biophysical functions through the finger of a patient. The apparatus of the present invention comprises a highly stable finger attachment device for maintaining one or more sensing monitors such as a press ...


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Lyle L Bell, Anthony J Brolick, Cliff J Hulme, Daniel H Scott: Method for meeting IRS reporting requirements related to an electronic gaming machine. Caesars World, Lewis Anten, Amedeo Ferraro, April 9, 1996: US05505461 (97 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a new method for meeting the United States Internal Revenue Service's reporting requirements for electronic gaming machine devices such as slot machines.