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Alan Rory Mor McLeod, Andre Jackowski: Surgical implant. Bridport Gundry c o Pearsalls Implants, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, July 25, 2000: US06093205 (400 worldwide citation)

A prosthesis for the replacement of an intervertebral disc of the spine comprises a block of an elastomeric material, which is held under compression by an encapsulating textile fabric. A preferred version of the invention (see FIG. 8) has continuations of the encapsulating fabric forming an interdi ...


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Alan Rory Mor McLeod, Ali Shafighian: Artificial ligament. Surgicraft, Trexler Bushnell Giangiorgi & Blackstone, September 1, 1998: US05800543 (46 worldwide citation)

A method of manufacturing an artificial ligament device, which may be a ligament augmentation device, a delivery device for an autologous graft, or a prosthetic ligament, comprises securing a plurality of tows of biocompatible material side-by-side in a flat elongate array, as by light braiding, loo ...


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Alan Rory Mor McLeod, Christopher Reach, Raymond Ross, Andre Jackowski: Implants. Jonathan Spangler, Nu Vasive, September 18, 2008: US20080228273-A1

Disc prostheses, particularly for use in the lumbar region of the spine are provided. The disc prosthesis includes an outer component manufactured at least in part from fibre and at least one filling element introduced into the outer component in situ.


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Alan Rory Mor McLeod, Christopher Reah: Prosthetic Spinal Disc. Jonathan Spangler, NuVasive, December 11, 2008: US20080306593-A1

Disc prostheses, particularly for use in the lumbar region of the spine are provided. The disc prosthesis includes a core of elastomeric material provided within an inner component of fabric. The inner component is provided within an outer component of fabric. By providing a smooth inner contact sur ...


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Alan Rory Mor McLeod, Christopher Reah: Porous Implant For Spinal Disc Nucleus Replacement. Pearsalls, Jonathan Spangler, NuVasive, December 11, 2008: US20080306595-A1

A spinal implant is provided in which the implant includes a porous component (7) and one or more filling elements (22) provided within the porous component. Tissue in-growth is promoted.


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