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Thomas D Petersen: Surgical knee alignment method and system. Sherman & Shalloway, June 25, 1985: US04524766 (373 worldwide citation)

A system of precision instruments for utilization in knee surgery, particularly for component replacement includes a series of alignment and cutting guides which function to align various necessary cuts of bone structure with respect to the ankle. The system in its preferred arrangement includes a c ...


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Ramon B Gustilo: Compression bone screw. Sherman & Shalloway, August 7, 1984: US04463753 (317 worldwide citation)

A compression screw having a proximal portion and a distal portion integrally interconnected by an intermediate tapering portion. The proximal and distal portions have threads of the same pitch. The intermediate portion has a smooth outer surface tapering the larger diameter proximal portion into th ...


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Kim C Bertin: Knee prosthesis provisional apparatus and resection guide and method of use in knee replacement surgery. Sherman & Shalloway, November 2, 1993: US05258032 (308 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for knee replacement surgery wherein a femoral provisional component is provided which corresponds to a permanent component to be implanted in a human and which includes means for establishing the correct fit and position of such a component, prior to its implantation, in rela ...


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Denis S Drummond: Apparatus for engaging a hook assembly to a spinal column. Sherman & Shalloway, October 25, 1983: US04411259 (294 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for use in the treatment of spinal fractures and scoliosis. Windowed hook holders are used to firmly grasp and position hooks having a slotted base and a projecting hook on the spinal column. The projecting hook is used to engage the bone of the spinal column.


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Tsuneo Tsubakimoto, Tadao Shimomura, Yoshio Irie, Yoshihiko Masuda: Absorbent resin composition and process for producing same. Nippon Shokubai Kagaku Kogyo &, Sherman & Shalloway, August 25, 1981: US04286082 (284 worldwide citation)

An absorbent resin composition obtained by copolymerizing in an aqueous solution a mixture of 100 parts by weight of an acrylate salt monomer (B) composed of 0 to 50 mol % of acrylic acid and 50 to 100 mol % of an alkali metal acrylate and 0.001 to 5 part by weight of a crosslinkable monomer (C) hav ...


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Larry S Matthews: Counter rotating biopsy needle. Sherman & Shalloway, December 22, 1981: US04306570 (273 worldwide citation)

An universally applicable biopsy needle includes two counter-rotating tubes having oppositely facing sawteeth formed on the distal ends thereof. A gear system transmits a driving force to the tubes, causing the counter-rotation which permits the sawteeth to act in a sawing manner for penetration of ...


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Waterbury Nelson J: Credit and other security cards and card utilization systems therefore. Sherman & Shalloway, July 22, 1975: US3896266 (262 worldwide citation)

A security card (which may be a credit card) according to the invention has recorded on it data identifying a personal and non-counterfeitable attribute, such as the voice characteristics, of the authorised holder of the card. A card utilisation system according to the invention provides means for c ...


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Denis S Drummond: Method and apparatus for engaging a hook assembly to a spinal column. Sherman & Shalloway, October 18, 1983: US04409968 (248 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for use in the treatment of spinal fractures and scoliosis. Windowed hook holders are used to firmly grasp and position hooks having a slotted base and a projecting hook on the spinal column. The projecting hook is used to engage the bone of the spinal column.


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Charles C Edwards: Spinal fixation device and method. Sherman & Shalloway, January 25, 1983: US04369769 (235 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation device in which sleeves or spacers are placed over or around spinal rods in order to obtain better reduction of spinal fractures or spinal deformities. The sleeves can be made in various thicknesses so that the surgeon can obtain optimum fixation in each case. The sleeves can be ma ...


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Jo Miller: Pressure injection of bone cement apparatus and method. Sherman & Shalloway, July 13, 1982: US04338925 (167 worldwide citation)

A penetrating bone cement, for example a cement having a viscosity at 68.degree. to 70.degree. F. of less than 5000 poise and, preferably, less than 2000 poise up to the fifth or sixth minute after the cement is mixed, is injected under high pressure such that the bone cement penetrates the trabecul ...