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Clyde R Pratt, Roger G Carignan: Osteal medical staple. Techmedica, Cislo O Reilly & Thomas, June 19, 1984: US04454875 (373 worldwide citation)

An osteal medical staple of unique configuration having a cross-bar portion defining gripping surfaces by which the staple may be securely and rigidly held by a driver tool or the like, wherein the staple has depending leg portions flaring outwardly a predetermined amount such that regardless of the ...


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Roger Carignan, Clyde R Pratt: Custom replacement device for resurfacing a femur and method of making the same. Kinamed, Christopher Darrow, Claude I Nassif, Greenberg Traurig, March 30, 2004: US06712856 (337 worldwide citation)

A replacement device for resurfacing a joint surface of a femur and a method of making and installing such a device is provided. The custom replacement device is designed to substantially fit the trochlear groove surface, of an individual femur. Thereby creating a “customized” replacement device for ...


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Roger Carignan, Clyde R Pratt: Custom replacement device for resurfacing a femur and method of making the same. Kinamed, Greenberg Traurig, Christopher Darrow Esq, June 14, 2005: US06905514 (279 worldwide citation)

A replacement device for resurfacing a joint surface of a femur and a method of making and installing such a 5 device is provided. The custom replacement device is designed to substantially fit the trochlear groove surface, of an individual femur. Thereby creating a “customized” replacement device f ...


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Clyde R Pratt, Roger G Carignan: Medical staple device. Cislo O Reilly & Thomas, March 27, 1984: US04438769 (187 worldwide citation)

A medical staple device for holding, driving, and withdrawing medical staples comprising a uniquely configured integral member of metal construction wherein, due to the intrinsic nature of the material, opposed staple holding portions are formed which naturally tend to move away from each other and ...


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Roger G Carignan, Stanley H Nahigian, Clyde R Pratt: Thumb joint prosthesis. Techmedica, Cislo & Thomas, September 11, 1990: US04955916 (136 worldwide citation)

An improved carpal-metacarpal thumb joint prosthesis comprising carpal and metacarpal components which are tapered and threaded to facilitate fixation and to promote bone ingrowth together with a recess formed in the carpal component for holding a mesh disc to further enhance bone in-growth and havi ...


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Roger Carignan, Clyde R Pratt: Marking template for installing a custom replacement device for resurfacing a femur and associated installation method. Kinamed, Greenberg Traurig, April 14, 2009: US07517365 (104 worldwide citation)

A replacement device for resurfacing a joint surface of a femur and a method of making and installing such a device is provided. The custom replacement device is designed to substantially fit the trochlear groove surface, of an individual femur. Thereby creating a “customized” replacement device for ...


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Clyde R Pratt, Roger G Carignan, Charles M Raggio, Chuck P Woznick: Prosthesis device fabrication. Techmedica, Cislo O Reilly & Thomas, January 13, 1987: US04636219 (100 worldwide citation)

A process is disclosed for fabricating a biocompatible mesh screen structure for bonding to a prosthetic substrate. The process comprises providing from four to eight layers of a mesh comprising a titanium alloy and subjecting the layered structure to a temperature below the beta-transformation temp ...


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Roger Carignan, Clyde R Pratt: Marking template for installing a custom replacement device for resurfacing a femur and associated installation method. Kinamed, Koppel Patrick Heybl & Dawson, May 3, 2011: US07935150 (92 worldwide citation)

A replacement device for resurfacing a joint surface of a femur and a method of making and installing such a device is provided. The custom replacement device is designed to substantially fit the trochlear groove surface, of an individual femur. Thereby creating a “customized” replacement device for ...


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Roger Carignan, Clyde R Pratt: Marking template for installing a custom replacement device for resurfacing a femur and associated installation method. Kinamed, Koppel Patrick Heybl & Philpott, April 16, 2013: US08419741 (64 worldwide citation)

A replacement device for resurfacing a joint surface of a femur and a method of making and installing such a device is provided. The custom replacement device is designed to substantially fit the trochlear groove surface, of an individual femur, thereby creating a “customized” replacement device for ...


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Clyde R Pratt, Roger G Carignan: Orthopedic junction for dissimilar materials. Techmedica, Cislo & Thomas, January 14, 1992: US05080679 (19 worldwide citation)

An improved orthopedic junction for releasably connecting prosthetic materials having varying characteristics comprising an apparatus of an inner component of a first material having certain characteristics including a female receptor for receiving a male end of a prosthesis of the first material. T ...