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Gregory H Lambrecht, Robert Kevin Moore, Thomas Banks, Russel J Redmond, Claude A Vidal: Devices and methods of vertebral disc augmentation. Intrinsic Orthopedics, Gerard Von Hoffmann, Sean Kavanaugh, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 19, 2002: US06482235 (306 worldwide citation)

Devices for implantation into an intervertebral disc can include a membrane support member to augment a disc having a defect. A defect in the annulus of a disc can be repaired using a prosthesis such as a barrier. The barrier can include a sealant and an enlarger. The barrier can be implanted into t ...


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Gregory H Lambrecht: Devices and methods of vertebral disc augmentation. Intrinsic Orthopedics, Sean Kavanaugh, Gerard Von Hoffmann, Intrinsic Orthopedics, July 30, 2002: US06425919 (279 worldwide citation)

A disk herniation constraining device for implantation into a vertebral disk can include a support member for support of a herniated portion of a disk. The support member can be connected to an anchor. The constraining device can include the insertion of augmentation material within the disk. A defe ...


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Gregory H Lambrecht, Robert Kevin Moore, Thomas Banks, Russel J Redmond, Claude A Vidal: Methods and apparatus for dynamically stable spinal implant. Intrinsic Therapeutics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, Sean Kavanaugh Esq, April 26, 2005: US06883520 (179 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are directed at stabilizing somatic implants. A site within a body is selected that has a first region having a tight and/or changing curvature bordered by a second region or regions having minimal or constant curvature. An apparatus that has a flexible portion and one or more ...


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Gregory H Lambrecht, Robert Kevin Moore, Thomas Banks, Russel J Redmond, Claude A Vidal, Jacob Einhorn: Intervertebral diagnostic and manipulation device. Intrinsic Therapeutics, Sean Kavanaugh Esq, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 23, 2004: US06821276 (143 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates generally to intervertebral disc devices and methods and instrumentation for intervertebral disc procedures. An intervertebral disc repair and diagnostic device that is minimally invasive, actively guided, and provides direct and consistent access to the inner surface o ...


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Gregory H Lambrecht, Robert Kevin Moore, Thomas Banks, Russel J Redmond, Claude A Vidal: Implant for reinforcing and annulus fibrosis. Intrinsic Therapeutics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, Sean Kavanaugh, May 22, 2007: US07220281 (123 worldwide citation)

Reinforcement of annulus fibrosis tissue within an intervertebral disc can be achieved through implantation of a support member also functioning as a barrier to resist damage to the tissue or herniation of tissue outside of the disc. The device may be anchored to the surrounding tissue. The device i ...


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Gregory Lambrecht, Sean Kavanaugh, Scott Stonebrook: Encapsulated intervertebral disc prosthesis and methods of manufacture. Intrinsic Therapeutics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, Sean Kavanaugh Esq, August 30, 2005: US06936072 (101 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates generally to intervertebral disc repair devices and methods of manufacture. A method of manufacturing a dynamically responsive encapsulated intervertebral disc repair device that prevents the flow of disc material out of the disc, provides support to the anulus fibrosus ...


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Bogomir Gorensek, Sean Kavanaugh: Stabilizing device for intervertebral disc, and methods thereof. Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, Sean Kavanaugh, April 10, 2007: US07201775 (80 worldwide citation)

An implantable device for stabilizing joints is provided. The stabilizing device, or implant, includes an elongated body and at least two bone cutting surfaces. The bone cutting surfaces are adapted to cut bone upon rotation of the body about its longitudinal axis between two bones. The device is ad ...


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Gregory H Lambrecht, Robert Kevin Moore, Thomas Banks, Russel J Redmond, Claude A Vidal: Deployment devices and methods for vertebral disc augmentation. Intrinsic Therapeutics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, Sean Kavanaugh Esq, October 24, 2006: US07124761 (73 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are directed at stabilizing somatic implants. A site within a body is selected that has a first region having a tight and/or changing curvature bordered by a second region or regions having minimal or constant curvature. An apparatus that has a flexible portion and one or more ...


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Gregory H Lambrecht, Robert Kevin Moore, Jacob Einhorn, Sean Kavanaugh, Chris Tarapata, Thomas Boyajian: Stabilized intervertebral disc barrier. Intrinsic Therapeutics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, Sean Kavanaugh, June 30, 2009: US07553329 (71 worldwide citation)

Presented are new resilient sheet-like surgical meshes that may be compressed for minimally invasive delivery in the intervertebral discs. According to one or more embodiments, the surgical mesh can be robust, fatigue resistant, stable and capable of withstanding the dynamic environment generic to i ...


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Greg H Lambrecht, Robert Kevin Moore, Jacob Einhorn: Method of anchoring an implant in an intervertebral disc. Intrinsic Therapeutics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, Sean Kavanaugh, April 28, 2009: US07524333 (68 worldwide citation)

Methods of securing an implant within an intervertebral disc are provided. In some embodiments, systems for minimally invasive disc augmentation include an anulus augmentation component and a nucleus augmentation component. Both are suited for minimally invasive deployment. The nucleus augmentation ...