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Matthew Curran, Mark Peterson: Systems and methods for spinal fusion. Nuvasive, Nuvasive, Jonathan Spangler, April 5, 2011: US07918891 (91 worldwide citation)

A system and method for spinal fusion comprising a spinal fusion implant of non-bone construction releasably coupled to an insertion instrument dimensioned to introduce the spinal fusion implant into any of a variety of spinal target sites.


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Antoine G Tohmeh: Spinal fusion implant and related methods. Nuvasive, Nuvasive, Jonathan Spangler, January 11, 2011: US07867277 (71 worldwide citation)

A spinal fusion implant of non-bone construction to be introduced into any variety of spinal target sites. The spinal fusion implant of the present invention includes a top surface, a bottom surface, first and second lateral sides, a proximal (posterior) end and a distal (anterior) end. The spinal f ...


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W Dan Bradley: Spinal fusion implant and related methods. NuVasive, NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Jennifer Russell, February 14, 2012: US08114162 (39 worldwide citation)

A spinal fusion implant to be inserted within an intervertebral disc space in order to sustain spinal geometry and promote fusion of the adjacent vertebral bodies.


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Richard Mueller, Benjamin Arnold, Eric Dasso: Systems and methods for spinous process fixation. NuVasive, NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Jennifer Russell, January 1, 2013: US08343190 (36 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation device including two plates and a coupling element for coupling the plates in a fixed manner about adjacent spinous processes of the spine. Each plate is preferably equipped with integral spikes on the inwardly facing surfaces for pressing into the spinal processes and thereby augm ...


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Matthew Curran, Troy Woolley, Patrick Miles: System and methods for performing transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion. Nuvasive, Nuvasive, Jonathan Spangler, March 15, 2011: US07905886 (23 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods relating generally to spinal implants and insertion devices, and in particular, to intervertebral implant insertion devices, implants, and methods for performing transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF).


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Bret A Ferree, Rich Mueller, Forrest Samuel, Andrew Schafer, Benjamin Arnold: Methods and apparatus for treating spinal stenosis. NuVasive, NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Jennifer Russell, May 1, 2012: US08167915 (21 worldwide citation)

This invention relates generally to spine surgery and, in particular, to methods and apparatus for treating spinal stenosis. The methods comprising gaining access to an interspinous space, abrading a portion of the superior spinous process, inserting an implant into the interspinous process space, v ...


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Kamshad Raiszadeh, Benjamin VerHage, Michael Mindoro, Jared Arambula, Dan K Ahlgren, Michael C Di Lauro: Implants and methods for spinal fusion. NuVasive, NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Jennifer Russell, December 27, 2011: US08083796 (20 worldwide citation)

An implant is provided for performing spinal fusion. The implant includes an implant body having a leading side and a trailing side at opposing ends along a longitudinal axis. Between the leading side and trailing side are an upper surface, a lower surface, an anterior side, and a posterior side. At ...


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Allen Farquhar: Multi-channel stimulation threshold detection algorithm for use in neurophysiology monitoring. NuVasive, NuVasive, Rory Schermerhorn, Jonathan Spangler, June 26, 2012: US08206312 (15 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates generally to an algorithm aimed at neurophysiology monitoring, and more particularly to an algorithm capable of quickly finding stimulation thresholds over multiple channels of a neurophysiology monitoring system.


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Ryan Donahoe, Shaeffer Bannigan, Benjamin Arnold, Andrew Schifle, Michael Brotman: Spinal implants, instruments and related methods. NuVasive, NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Jennifer Russell, September 23, 2014: US08840668 (13 worldwide citation)

A spinal fusion implant having a body dimensioned for use in the cervical spine. The body has an anterior height that is greater than the posterior height and a fusion aperture defined by an anterior wall, posterior wall and first and second lateral walls. The anterior wall includes a plurality of f ...


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Helmut D Link, Arnold Keller, Paul C McAfee: Cervical intervertebral disk prosthesis. NuVasive, NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Marjorie Jarvis, September 6, 2011: US08012212 (12 worldwide citation)

A cervical intervertebral disk prosthesis has two cover plates, at least one of which is provided with a wedge-shaped connection surface for connection to a vertebral body and which is wider than it is deep. The dorsal edge of the connection surface may be set back from the dorsolateral edge of the ...