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Shon D Steger, Stephen M Herrington, Brian S Schumacher, Kevin T Stone, Jeffrey A Duncan: Method and apparatus for bone fracture fixation. Walter Lorenz Surgical, Harness Dickey & Pierce, May 30, 2006: US07052499 (245 worldwide citation)

An elongated plate for coupling severed bone regions comprising at least one bridge region, the at least one bridge region terminating in at least two bone fixation regions. The at least two bone fixation regions each contain at least one aperture for receiving a suitable fastening device for securi ...


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Brian S Schumacher, Kevin T Stone, Jeffrey A Duncan: Method and apparatus for mandibular osteosynthesis. Walter Lorenz Surgical, December 4, 2001: US06325803 (89 worldwide citation)

A system for mandibular reconstruction generally includes an elongated locking plate having a plurality of internally threaded apertures and a plurality of fasteners. Each fastener includes a main body portion having an upper threaded shaft and a lower threaded shaft. The lower threaded shaft is ada ...


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Brian S Schumacher, Kevin T Stone, Jeffrey A Duncan: Method and apparatus for mandibular osteosynthesis. Walter Lorenz Surgical, Harness Dickey & Pierce, October 10, 2000: US06129728 (73 worldwide citation)

A system for mandibular reconstruction generally includes an elongated locking plate having a plurality of internally threaded apertures and a plurality of fasteners. Each fastener includes a main body portion having an upper threaded shaft and a lower threaded shaft. The lower threaded shaft is ada ...


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Brian S Schumacher, Kevin T Stone: Resorbable bone distractor and method. Walter Lorenz Surgical, Harness Dickey & Pierce, October 29, 2002: US06471706 (50 worldwide citation)

A bone distractor for distracting bone on opposite sides of an osteotomy of the bone. Included are a first affixation member for affixation to the bone on one side of the osteotomy and a second affixation member for affixation to the bone on another side of the osteotomy. A distraction element inclu ...


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Erhard Reisberg, Brian S Schumacher: Method and apparatus for mandibular osteosynthesis. Harness Dickey & Pierce, July 23, 2002: US06423068 (31 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for osteosynthesis of a mandible. An elongated plate has a plurality of apertures. The plate has a first portion, a second portion, and a central portion intermediate the first and second portions. Each of the apertures within the first portion and within the second portion are disposed ...


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Donald Nuss, Francois Beuse, Kevin T Stone, Daniel Croitoru, Jeffrey David Gordon, Jeffrey A Duncan, Brian S Schumacher: Method and apparatus for performing pectus excavatum repair. Walter Lorenz Surgical, Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 15, 2000: US06024759 (29 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for performing pectus excavatum repair on a deformed sternum. The apparatus includes an elongated pectus bar having a first end and a second end. The elongated pectus bar provides a minimum bendable strength of about 65 in-lbs or a minimum material yield strength of 35.times.1 ...


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David I Blaustein, Brian S Schumacher: Cover for plate for mandibular osteosynthesis. Walter Lorenz Surgical, Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 26, 2002: US06350265 (10 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for osteosynthesis of a mandible. An elongated plate has a plurality of apertures. A cover has a lateral wall, a top wall, and a medial wall defining a channel. A portion of the mandible is resected to leave a bony gap. The elongated plate is received within the channel of the cover, an ...


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Jay M Pensler, Norris C Carroll, Brian S Schumacher: Finger tissue expander. Walter Lorenz Surgical, Harness Dickey & Pierce, January 21, 2003: US06508817 (5 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for stretching the skin between the fingers of a syndactyly includes first and second upper members, and first and second lower members. Means are provided for adjustably spreading the first and second upper members relative to each other and for adjustably spreading the first and secon ...


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Shon D Steger, Brian S Schumacher, Jeffrey A Duncan: Method and apparatus for bone fracture fixation. Biomet Microfixation, Harness Dickey, June 11, 2013: US08460345 (4 worldwide citation)

A method according to the present disclosure may include determining a load to be supported across separated bone regions by a bridge region of a bone plate. The method may further include determining an acceptable cut force (CF) for the bridge region, determining a cross-sectional area (a) of the b ...


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Brian S Schumacher, Kevin T Stone, Jeffrey A Duncan: Method and apparatus for mandibular osteosynthesis. WL Lorenz, Harness Dickey & Pierce, May 23, 2002: US20020062127-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A system for mandibular reconstruction generally includes an elongated locking plate having a plurality of internally threaded apertures and a plurality of fasteners. Each fastener includes a main body portion having an upper threaded shaft and a lower threaded shaft. The lower threaded shaft is ada ...



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