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Eric A Lab, Peter A Materna: Frictional polyaxial screw assembly. Theken Spine, Middleton Reutlinger, Robert H Eichenberger, Chad D Bruggeman, June 12, 2012: US08197517 (71 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments are provided with a polyaxial spinal screw assembly that comprise a threaded screw having a bulbous or curvate head, and a receiver for receiving the head of the screw, and a slotted collet between the receiver and the screw head. The collet may, in an un-locked condition, bear a ...


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Eric A Lab, Mukund Gundanna: Spondylolisthesis screw and instrument for implantation. Theken Spine, Middleton Reutlinger, Robert H Eichenberger, Chad D Bruggeman, March 5, 2013: US08388659 (48 worldwide citation)

A screw for use in spinal surgery provided with a screw shaft and a screw head and at least one extension tab extending proximally from the screw head, the extension tab being defined relative to the screw head by a stress concentration feature. At a proximal end of the extension tab, the extension ...


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Justin Dye, Noelle Dye, Dennis Colleran: Instruments for delivering spinal implants. Theken Spine, Middleton Reutlinger, Robert H Eichenberger, Chad D Bruggeman, July 12, 2011: US07976549 (41 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and system are provided to place an insert in a space between boney structures. The insert may be rotatably coupled to the delivery instrument. The delivery instrument may comprise a body and an articulating member. The articulating member may slidably interact with the insert t ...


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Alejandro Mier Langner: Sliding flexible track lighting. Genlyte Thomas Group, Chad D Bruggeman, John F Salazar, Middleton Reutlinger, March 24, 2009: US07507005 (33 worldwide citation)

A flexible track for use in a track lighting system which includes two elongated track members mounted back-to-back which can be manually set and secured into a desired curved configuration. The elongated flexible track members are parallel and adjacent to each other with conductors positioned in ch ...


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James Spitler, Dennis Colleran: Internal structure stabilization system for spanning three or more structures. Theken Spine, Middleton Reutlinger, Robert H Eichenberger, Chad D Bruggeman, March 15, 2011: US07905907 (31 worldwide citation)

A method and system are described for immobilizing three or more vertebrae. The system includes a first bone anchor assembly, a second bone anchor assembly including a connector having a predefined arc, and at least a third bone anchor assembly. The first and second bone anchor assembly are inserted ...


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Wayne Boucher, James Spitler, Noelle Dye: Surgical retractor with removable blades and method of use. Theken Spine, Middleton Reutlinger, Robert H Eichenberger, Chad D Bruggeman, November 22, 2011: US08062217 (31 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are various embodiments that related to a surgical retractor. In certain embodiments, the retractor may include a blade holder with a single blade tilting mechanism capable of adjusting the angle of a plurality of pivoting blades relative to the blade holder. In certain embodiments, ...


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Justin Dye: Articulated delivery instrument. Theken Spine, Middleton Reutlinger, Robert H Eichenberger, Chad D Bruggeman, August 2, 2011: US07988695 (31 worldwide citation)

An articulated delivery instrument for the proper positioning and placements of inserts, for example, an insert such as a lumbar interbody fusion device (“LIF”). The instrument may comprise a body and a first member slidingly coupled to the body. A rotating member for releasably retaining an insert ...


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Justin Dye: Offset radius lordosis. Theken Spine, Middleton Reutlinger, Robert H Eichenberger, Chad D Bruggeman, August 13, 2013: US08506636 (28 worldwide citation)

A vertebral body replacement or spacer that re-creates a lordosis angle (or other angle) of a human spine. An embodiment of the spacer may comprise contoured superior and inferior bearing surfaces. More particularly, the contoured surfaces may be defined by compound curves such as two radii substant ...


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Phil Lambert, Mark Branson: Non-removable closure with integral RFID. Rexam Closures and Containers, Chad D Bruggeman, John F Salazar, Middleton Reutlinger, August 10, 2010: US07772981 (22 worldwide citation)

A non-removable closure having a radio frequency identification, RFID, circuit integral therein. The RFID may be active or passive and may be integral with the top wall or side wall of the closure. The non-removable closure has a closure retainer which non-removeably engages a container neck at to w ...


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Phil Lambert, Mark Branson, William Shankland: Closure having RFID and foil. Rexam Healthcare Packaging, Chad D Bruggeman, John F Salazar, Middleton Reutlinger, July 5, 2011: US07973664 (21 worldwide citation)

A closure comprising a top wall with an annular side wall depending there from. An induction foil is proximate an inner surface of the top wall and may have a ring or circular configuration. An RFID device is affixed or is integral with the closure a minimum distance from and/or orientation with the ...