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Richard R Navarro, Carl R McMillin, Karl B Zimmers: Spine disc. AcroMed Corporation, Tarolli Sundheim Covell Tummino & Szabo, July 9, 1996: US05534030 (619 worldwide citation)

A spinal disc prosthesis comprises an upper rigid plate, a lower rigid plate, and an elastomeric core interposed between the plates and adhered to the plates. The elastomeric core has an upper portion with an outer peripheral surface extending substantially perpendicular to the upper plate. A lower ...


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James M Kuras, Alexandre M DiNello, Carl R McMillin: Artificial spinal disc. Depuy Acromed, Barnes & Thornburg, December 19, 2000: US06162252 (231 worldwide citation)

A spinal disc prosthesis to replace a damaged spinal disc in a spinal column of a human includes an upper rigid plate having an outer perimeter and a lower rigid plate having an outer perimeter. A body of elastomeric material located between and bonded to the upper and lower rigid plates includes a ...


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Carl R McMillin: Composite structure suitable for use as a bone plate and method for making said structure. AcroMed Corporation, Tarolli Sundheim Covell Tummino & Szabo, September 17, 1996: US05556687 (50 worldwide citation)

A method of forming a composite structure comprises the steps of forming a radially inner portion of a preform with braided reinforcing fibers extending substantially transverse to an axis of the preform and forming a radially outer portion of the preform circumscribing the inner portion with braide ...


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Carl R McMillin: Fiber reinforced composite structure. AcroMed Corporation, Tarolli Sundheim & Covell, July 4, 1995: US05429863 (23 worldwide citation)

A three-dimensional fiber reinforced composite structure which is made by providing yarn having of a plurality of continuous reinforcing fibers and fibers which when melted form a matrix material, randomizing the yarn, forming the randomized yarn into a preform, and consolidating the preform in one ...


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Carl R McMillin: Method of making a fiber reinforced composite structure including randomizing the reinforcing fibers. AcroMed Corporation, Tarolli Sundheim & Covell, March 15, 1994: US05294391 (19 worldwide citation)

A method of forming a three-dimensional fiber reinforced composite structure includes comprises the steps of providing yarn made of a plurality of continuous reinforcing fibers and fibers which when melted form a matrix material, randomizing the yarn, forming the randomized yarn into a preform, and ...