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Dan K Ahlgren: Stackable spinal support system. NuVasive, NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Jennifer Russell, June 11, 2013: US08460384

A system for distracting two tissue surfaces away from one another within a spine, involving a plurality of biocompatible and generally rectangular spinal inserts configured to be successively stacked within a spine to distract the two tissues surfaces away from one another. Each spinal insert has a ...


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Dan K Ahlgren: Stackable spinal support system. NuVasive, NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Jennifer Russell, July 2, 2013: US08475496

A method for distracting two tissue surfaces away from one another within a spine. In one embodiment, the method involves the steps of: (a) providing a plurality of biocompatible and generally rectangular spinal inserts having a generally planar top surface having a leading edge and a trailing edge, ...


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James Coleman Lee, Benjamin Verhage, Michael Serra, Troy B Woolley, Brian Snider, Matthew Schwartz: Surgical access system and related methods. NuVasive, Rory Schermerhorn, NuVasive, March 27, 2018: US09924859

A surgical access system comprising a tissue dilation assembly and a tissue retraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of (and optionally the distance and/or direction to) neural structures.


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W Blake Rodgers, Matthew Curran, Benjamin Arnold: Spinal surgical implant and related methods. NuVasive, Rory Schermerhorn, NuVasive, April 17, 2018: US09943415

This invention relates generally to spine surgery and, in particular, to a surgical implant for separating adjacent spinal vertebrae.


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Michael Brotman, Gregory M Mundis Jr: Reduction instruments and methods. NuVasive, NuVasive, November 13, 2018: US10123829

The present subject disclosure provides a novel design for devices and methods for straightening a curved spine by using a reduction tool to move the spine with respect to an attached bone plate.


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Troy B Woolley, Nathan Lovell: System and methods for performing spinal fusion surgery. NuVasive, Rory Schermerhorn, NuVasive, March 27, 2018: US09924933

A system and method for performing spine surgery, including a tissue distraction assembly. The tissue distraction assembly includes an initial dilator, a secondary dilator, a first expander, and a second expander. The tissue distraction assembly is provided with an overall generally oblong shape. Th ...


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Luiz Pimenta: Spinal fusion implants and related methods. NuVasive, NuVasive, October 16, 2018: US10098753

A system and methods for promoting fusion across an intervertebral disc space, the system including a system of spinal fusion implants including a distal implant, a proximal implant and a medial implant positioned therebetween, wherein the medial implant has a flexible anterior wall capable of being ...


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Scott Lish: Bone anchor. NuVasive, NuVasive, July 31, 2018: US10034691

A bone anchor having a rod housing including a base that has an internal groove oriented at an angle oblique to the longitudinal axis of the base, a capture ring situated within the groove and oriented at an angle oblique to the longitudinal axis, and a bone fastener extending into the rod housing a ...


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Helmut D Link: Cervical intervertebral prosthesis system. Cervitech, NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Marjorie Jarvis, November 22, 2011: US08062369

A cervical intervertebral prosthesis system includes prostheses which each have a hinge with a predefined center of hinge movement. To permit better adaptation to the different hinge radii of the cervical intervertebral disks, the cervical intervertebral prostheses of the system include at least two ...