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Gary Lowery, Michael C Sherman, Eddie F Ray III, Bradley J Coates: Anterior cervical plating system. Danek Medical, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, November 15, 1994: US05364399 (556 worldwide citation)

An anterior cervical plating system is disclosed which includes an elongated plate having a pair of bone screw bores at opposite ends of the plate, and with bone screw slot configurations in the middle bridge portion of the plate. A single locking screw is provided at each end of the plate which eng ...


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Bradley J Coates, Gary L Lowery: Anterior cervical plate holder/drill guide and method of use. Danek Medical, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, June 13, 1995: US05423826 (288 worldwide citation)

A drill and tap guide system is disclosed which can be mounted on a bone plate to provide a finn foundation for accurately drilling and tapping screw holes into vertebra to be instrumented. The drill and tap guide system includes an assembly support which is engaged to the plate by way of a position ...


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Joseph M Ferrante, Leo A Whiteside, Bradley J Coates: Modular guide for shaping of femur to accommodate intercondylar stabilizing housing and patellar track of implant. Dow Corning Wright Corporation, John L Chiatalas, March 24, 1992: US05098436 (250 worldwide citation)

Modular surgical instrumentation and a method of using same is provided, according to the invention. The instrumentation comprises a first bracket defining a generally U-shaped structure having an internal surface adapted to be seated on the distal aspect of a resected femur bone and an elongated ce ...


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Bradley J Coates, James Van Hoeck, Jeffrey Poyner: Bone grafts. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, November 23, 1999: US05989289 (235 worldwide citation)

A spinal spacer 300 for engagement between vertebrae is provided which includes a body 301 formed of a bone composition. The body 301 includes a first end 311, an opposite second 315 end, a superior face 335 defining a superior vertebral engaging surface 337 and an inferior face 338 defining an infe ...


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Hai H Trieu, Jeff R Justis, Troy D Drewry, Michael C Sherman, Bradley J Coates, Bradley T Estes: Non-metallic implant devices and intra-operative methods for assembly and fixation. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Moriarity McNett & Henry, August 12, 2003: US06605090 (231 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to orthopedic implants and to methods of treating bone defects. More specifically, but not exclusively, the present invention is directed to non-metallic implants and to methods for intra-operative assembly and fixation of orthopedic implants to facilitate medical treatment. T ...


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Joseph M Ferrante, James E Van Hoeck, Bradley J Coates, Leo A Whiteside: Modular shaping and trial reduction guide for implantation of posterior-stabilized femoral prosthesis and method of using same. Dow Corning Wright, John L Chiatalas, January 5, 1993: US05176684 (206 worldwide citation)

According to the invention, there is provided a trial implant comprising a modular bracket defining a structure having an internal surface adapted to be seated on the distal aspect of a resected femur bone and an external surface with a shape resembling the normal distal condyle of the femur. The br ...


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Bradley J Coates: Modular femoral implant. Wright Medical Technology, Walker McKenzie & Walker, April 11, 1995: US05405395 (200 worldwide citation)

A modular prosthetic femoral component for implantation upon the distal articular portion of a surgically prepared femur for articulating with an implanted complementary tibial component. A condylar component includes medial and lateral condyles, with an interposed trochlear notch and a patella guid ...


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Bradley J Coates, James Van Hoeck, Jeffery W Poyner: Intervertebral spacers. SDGI Holding, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, March 30, 1999: US05888222 (165 worldwide citation)

A spinal spacer 300 for engagement between vertebrae is provided. The spacer includes a body 301 having a first end 311, an opposite second 315 end, a superior face 335 defining a superior vertebral engaging surface 337 and an inferior face 338 defining an inferior vertebral engaging surface 340. At ...


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Bradley J Coates, Leo A Whiteside: Shaping and trial reduction guide for implantation of femoral prosthesis and method of using same. Dow Corning Wright Corporation, John L Chiatalas, March 31, 1992: US05100409 (161 worldwide citation)

According to the invention, there is provided a trial implant comprising a modular bracket defining a structure having an internal surface adapted to be seated on the distal aspect of a resected femur bone and an external surface with a shape resembling the normal distal condyle of the femur. The br ...