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Daniel R Baker, Carly A Thaler, Alex E Kunzler, David T Stinson: Spinal fixation locking mechanism. Spinefrontier, AKC Patents, Aliki K Collins, March 4, 2008: US07338491 (148 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a locking mechanism and method of fixation, such as the fixation of a fixation device like a bone screw and of a stabilization device like a rod to the spine. The locking mechanism includes a seat and a locking element. The seat includes a bottom portion configured t ...


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Daniel R Baker, Carly A Thaler, Alex E Kunzler, Anthony V Finazzo: Multistage spinal fixation locking mechanism. Spinefrontier, AKC Patents, Aliki K Collins, October 12, 2010: US07811310 (51 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a locking mechanism and method of locking the relative positions of a fixation device like a bone screw and of a stabilization device like a rod. The locking mechanism includes a seat, a washer and a cap. The seat includes a bottom portion configured to receive the f ...


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Neil Duggal, Louise Raymond, Daniel R Baker, Robert Conta, Carly A Thaler, David T Stinson: Artificial spinal disc. Synergy Disc Replacement, Peter K Johnson, Barbara Daniels, G Jo Hays, April 19, 2011: US07927374 (20 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods and devices for the treatment of disc disease and spinal deformities with an artificial disc replacement.


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Neil Duggal, Louise Raymond, Daniel R Baker, Robert Conta, Carly A Thaler, David T Stinson: Artificial spinal disc. Synergy Disc Replacement, Peter K Johnson, James Larson, Barbara Daniels, January 24, 2012: US08100974 (13 worldwide citation)

An artificial disc prosthesis is provided. The prosthesis of the present invention enables spinal segment alignment by having a variable height across its surface. The variable height is achieved by an asymmetric artificial nucleus or by at least one variable height end plate.


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Neil Duggal, Louise Raymond, Daniel R Baker, Robert Conta, Carly A Thaler, David T Stinson: Artificial spinal disc. Synergy Disc Replacement, Peter K Johnson, James L Larson, Barbara Daniels, October 18, 2011: US08038716 (3 worldwide citation)

An artificial disc prosthesis is provided. The prosthesis of the present invention enables spinal segment alignment by having a variable height across its surface. The variable height is achieved by an asymmetric artificial nucleus or by at least one variable height end plate.


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Gregory Nieminen, Carly A Thaler: Mitral valve annuloplasty device with twisted anchor. CARDIAC DIMENSIONS, Shay Glenn, December 27, 2016: US09526616 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a tissue shaping device adapted to be disposed in a vessel near a patient's heart to reshape the patient's heart. The device comprises a first anchor and a second anchor adapted to be deployed by a catheter to engage a vessel wall while the first anchor is adapted to ...


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Neil Duggal, Louise Raymond, Daniel R Baker, Robert Conta, Carly A Thaler, David T Stinson: Artificial spinal disc. Synergy Disc Replacement, Peter K Johnson, G Jo Hays, Barbara Daniels, May 8, 2012: US08172904 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods and devices for the treatment of disc disease and spinal deformities with an artificial disc replacement.


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Neil Duggal, Daniel R Baker, Robert Conta, Carly A Thaler, David T Stinson: Artificial spinal disc. Synergy Disc Replacement, Peter K Johnson, James Larson, Barbara Daniels, July 31, 2012: US08231677 (2 worldwide citation)

An artificial disc prosthesis is provided. The prosthesis enables spinal segment alignment by having a variable height across its surface. The variable height is achieved by an asymmetric artificial nucleus or by at least one variable height end plate. The prosthesis may have a central keel on one e ...


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Gregory D Nieminen, Carly A Thaler: Mitral valve annuloplasty device with twisted anchor. Cardiac Dimensions, Shay Glenn, May 1, 2018: US09956077 (1 worldwide citation)

Tissue shaping devices adapted to be disposed in a vessel near a patient's heart to reshape the patient's heart. The devices include a first anchor and a second anchor adapted to be deployed by a catheter to engage a vessel wall while the first anchor is adapted to resist the compression of a first ...


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Gregory D Nieminen, Carly A Thaler: Mitral valve annuloplasty device with twisted anchor. Cardiac Dimensions, Shay Glenn, January 1, 2019: US10166102

A tissue shaping device adapted to be disposed in a vessel near a patient's heart to reshape the patient's heart. The device comprises a first anchor and a second anchor adapted to be deployed by a catheter to engage a vessel wall while the first anchor is adapted to resist the compression of a firs ...