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Brian P Janowski, Francis J Korhonen, Thomas S Kilpela: Low profile spinal fixation system. Pioneer Laboratories, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, November 28, 2006: US07141051 (145 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation system is provided that, in one form, includes a coupling member having a cam lock member that is fixed against translation as it is turned with turning of the cam lock member causing an elongate member such as a spinal rod to be pushed downward in the coupling member for fixing th ...


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Matthew N Songer, Thomas S Kilpela, Brian P Janowski, Gregory A Berrevoets, Matthew P Gephart: Artificial intervertebral disc device. Pioneer Laboratories, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, February 21, 2006: US07001433 (61 worldwide citation)

Artificial disc devices are disclosed that restore correct anatomical intervertebral spacing for damaged discs while maintaining a substantially normal range of biomechanical movement for the vertebrae between which they are implanted. The disc devices include center bearing and outer or annular bea ...


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Brian P Janowski, Jeffrey L Trudeau: External fixation apparatus and method. Pioneer Laboratories, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, March 1, 2005: US06860883 (32 worldwide citation)

A bone fixation apparatus and method are provided that allow a user to push bone pins into engagement with bones with more precision and accurate feel as to proper engagement and the clamping forces between the pins and bone over prior devices utilizing applicator guns and the like. Fine tuning of t ...


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Katie Stream, Adam Paltzer, Weston Pernsteiner, Brian P Janowski, Douglas B Moreland, Domagoj Coric: Spinal stabilization device and methods. Pioneer Surgical Technology, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, August 23, 2011: US08002837 (26 worldwide citation)

Implant devices in the form of a vertebral body replacement for implantation within an intervertebral space between adjacent vertebrae is disclosed for immobilization and support of the adjacent vertebrae in a desired spatial relationship and for promotion of fusion by the adjacent vertebrae. Instru ...


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Matthew N Songer, Hansen Yuan, Thomas S Kilpela, Brian P Janowski, Gregory A Berrevoets: Bone plate system. Pioneer Surgical Technology, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, May 8, 2012: US08172885 (20 worldwide citation)

Bone plate and bone screw lock systems are provided for use in surgical implants. In a preferred form, the bone plate or other implantable member defines a bore for receiving a bone screw and a recess in communication with the bore. A screw lock operates in the bore at the recess to engage and lock ...


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Gregory Berrevoets, Brian P Janowski, Thomas S Kilpela: Crosslink for securing spinal rods. Pioneer Surgical Technology, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, April 19, 2011: US07927355 (13 worldwide citation)

A crosslink member for securing spinal rods is disclosed having connector ends that include a brace and a locking member, each having an arcuate face resting on and securing a spinal rod. The locking member is secured by a cam member that rotates relative to the locking member and that cams against ...


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Brian P Janowski, John P Sullivan: Device for securing an implant to tissue. Pioneer Surgical Technology, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, September 24, 2013: US08540769 (13 worldwide citation)

An implant device is provided for implantation within an intervertebral space between adjacent vertebrae comprising an implant body, a rotatable portion and a piercing portion configured to pierce the adjacent vertebra.


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Brian P Janowski, Francis J Korhonen, Thomas S Kilpela, Gregory Berrevoets: Spinal fixation systems. Pioneer Surgical Technology, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, May 8, 2012: US08172876 (8 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation system is provided that includes a coupling member and a locking device that is operable to fix an elongate member relative to the coupling member. In one form, locking device includes opposing lock arms operable to retain the locking device relative to the coupling member in an in ...


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Thomas S Kilpela, Brian P Janowski, Jeffrey L Trudeau, Russell M Pietila, Michael R Jackson, John Sullivan: Intervertebral implant devices and methods for insertion thereof. Pioneer Surgical Technology, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, March 18, 2014: US08672976 (7 worldwide citation)

An implant device is provided that is configured for implantation at multiple locations between adjacent vertebrae. The implant device comprises an implant body, a first portion of the implant body, and a second portion of the implant body adjustably interconnected with the first portion. The implan ...


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Hansen Yuan, Matthew F Gornet, John Sullivan, Jeffrey L Trudeau, Brian P Janowski: Systems and methods for sizing, inserting and securing an implant in intervertebral space. Pioneer Surgical Technology, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, February 19, 2013: US08377133 (7 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic spinal implant having a securing member for fixing the implant relative to an adjacent bone. In one form, the securing member is deployable into a portion of the vertebral space for affixing the implant between the vertebrae. The securing member may be disposed substantially within the ...