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Pafford John, Wilson Thomas, Boyd Lawrence M, Loguidice Mark D: Dynamic spinal stabilization system. Spine Wave, BECK Michael D, July 21, 2005: WO/2005/065375 (50 worldwide citation)

A dynamic stabilization system includes a stabilization element, such as a spinal rod, a plurality of bone anchors, such as bone bolts, and a like plurality of connectors for connecting the bolts to the spinal rod. At least some of the connectors include a flexible element between the bone anchor an ...


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Boyd Lawrence M, Lipschultz Typer P, Loguidice Mark D, Carter Andrew: Dynamic spinal stabilization system. Spine Wave, BECK Michael D, July 21, 2005: WO/2005/065374 (49 worldwide citation)

A dynamic stabilization construct for implantation within the spine comprises bone anchors (10) that include a flexible portion (18) between the bone engaging and head portions (12 & 16) of the anchor. The head portion (16) is configured to mate with different types of stabilization elements adapted ...


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Sloan Terry, Starks Earl W: Automatic retractable floor system for a rotating gantry. Indiana University Research And Technology Corporation, BECK Michael D, July 20, 2006: WO/2006/076545 (14 worldwide citation)

A movable floor system for use with a rotating gantry in a radiation treatment facility is provided that comprises a carriage assembly slidably supported within the gantry to maintain a substantially constant orientation while the gantry is rotating. An extendable/retractable panel assembly is suppo ...


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Ashman Richard B: Variable angle spinal implant connection assembly. Ashman Richard B, BECK Michael D, March 11, 2004: WO/2004/019755 (12 worldwide citation)

A variable angle clamp is provided for use with a spinal implant assembly having a spinal rod R, a Schantz screw 45, and a connector 10’ receiving a spinal rod R. The connector 10’ includes a stem 16’ and a washer 20’ mounted on the stem 16’ with a first clamping surface defining a variable angle fe ...


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Wysocki Steve, Logan Joseph N, Manzi Richard, Paxon Robert D, Pafford John, Loguidice Mark D, Lipschultz Tyler P, Nilsson Carl Michael, Savage Daniel S, Landry Michael: Expandable interbody fusion device. Spine Wave, BECK Michael D, March 9, 2006: WO/2006/026425 (7 worldwide citation)

An expandable interbody fusion device includes superior and inferior plates that are configured to receive a sequentially inserted stack of expansion members or wafers. The superior and inferior plates include features that at least initially interlock the two plates until the superior plate is disl ...


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Shull Bruce, Zeng Hyeon Sook Lee, Anaokar Sunil, Antonopoulos Gena Lynn: Test strip and method for determining ldl cholesterol concentration from whole blood. Polymer Technology Systems, Shull Bruce, Zeng Hyeon Sook Lee, Anaokar Sunil, Antonopoulos Gena Lynn, BECK Michael D, March 25, 2004: WO/2004/025265 (5 worldwide citation)

A dry phase test strip (20) and method are provided for determining the concentration of LDL in whole blood or plasma. The inventive test strip (20) includes one stack (92) or panel that measures concentration of total cholesterol and another stack (94) or panel that measures concentration of the su ...


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Barreiro Peter, Ty Dennis, Landry Michael E: Expandable interbody fusion device. Spine Wave, Barreiro Peter, Ty Dennis, Landry Michael E, BECK Michael D, December 11, 2008: WO/2008/150724 (4 worldwide citation)

An expandable interbody fusion device includes superior and inferior endplates that are configured to receive a sequentially inserted stack of interlocking expansion members or wafers. The like-configured wafers include features on their top and bottom surfaces that interlock the wafers in multiple ...


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Vogel John, Telnack Lee, Tuerk James R: Self-deploying drag reducing device. Aero, Aero Volution, Vogel John, Telnack Lee, Tuerk James R, BECK Michael D, August 20, 2009: WO/2009/102695 (3 worldwide citation)

A drag reducing apparatus is hingedly mounted to the rear of a truck or trailer vehicle so that the apparatus can be pivoted clear of the rear doors of the vehicle. The apparatus includes a hinge assembly that allows the apparatus to open substantially flat against the side of the vehicle so as not ...


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Foley Kevin Thomas, Smith Maurice Mell, Clayton John B, Moctezuma Joseph: Devices and methods for percutaneous surgery. Sdgi Holdings, BECK Michael D, September 25, 1997: WO/1997/034536 (2 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for performing percutaneous surgery under direct visualization and through a single cannula are shown. A device (10) includes an elongated cannula (20) having a first inner diameter (D¿I?) and an outer diameter (D¿O?) sized for percutaneous introduction. The cannula (20) defines ...


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Lawrence Gregory M, Pasqua John: Test strip composition and method to measure cholesterol from low density lipoproteins. Polymer Technology Systems, BECK Michael D, August 18, 2005: WO/2005/074609 (2 worldwide citation)

Cholesterol from Low Density Lipoproteins (LDL-C) is measured directly with a test strip at room temperature using a reagent that takes advantage of the varying surface charge density on LDLs and non-LDLs to selectively make LDL­C available for testing.