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Gary K Michelson: Lordotic interbody spinal fusion implants. Lewis Anten Esq Amedeo Ferraro Esq, March 11, 1997: US05609635 (758 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 (742 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 (659 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 (579 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 (546 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 (176 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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Gary Karlin Michelson: Gooseneck surgical instrument holder. Lewis Anten Esq, Amedeo Ferraro Esq, September 2, 1997: US05662300 (65 worldwide citation)

A gooseneck instrument holder having an instrument holder tip, a gooseneck, a base and a detachable fibre optic light cord is disclosed. The tip, gooseneck, and base are connected by means of a cable which passes through a deflection member in the base. Tension on the cable is adjusted by a detachab ...


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Anthony H Levine, Frank Thomas Brown: Combined retractable pet leash and flashlight. Anthony Harris Levine, Lewis Anten Esq, Amedeo Ferraro Esq, March 30, 1999: US05887550 (49 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an improved combined pet leash and flashlight comprising a mechanical dispensing and retracting cord for the purpose of tethering, restraining and controlling a pet during a walk.


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Victor Chartrand: Multimedia golf handicap interactive touch-screen system. Lewis Anten Esq, Amedeo Ferraro Esq, October 8, 1996: US05562550 (39 worldwide citation)

A computerized golf handicap system comprising a central processing unit (CPU), a touch-screen monitor, an electronic card and a card reader/writer module having proximity recognition means for transceiving data from the electronic card is disclosed. The electronic card has an antenna and a ferroele ...


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Gary K Michelson: Surgical face support. Gary K Michelson, Lewis Anten Esq, Amedeo Ferraro Esq, March 25, 1997: US05613501 (33 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a face support device specifically for the purpose of facilitating surgery on humans in the prone position providing for the complete relief of pressure to the areas of the eyes, ears, nose, and mouth of a patient. The face support has a concave curved upper portion, a ...