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Daniel J Triplett, Kevin W Sheetz, Eddie K Burnside: Safety needle with positive flush. C R Bard, Morrison & Foerster, August 29, 2006: US07097637 (58 worldwide citation)

A safety needle device and positive flush mechanism for use with a vascular access port. In one embodiment, the combination needle assembly includes a needle, a body and a base, the body being collapsible to expunge fluid therefrom as the needle is withdrawn from a vascular access port. In another e ...


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Daniel J Triplett, Joshua A Butters, Nicholas Slater, Cortny Robison: Expandable intervertebral implants and instruments. IMDS Corporation, G Jo Hays, James Larson, James M Pinkston, January 14, 2014: US08628576 (55 worldwide citation)

Systems for interbody fusion of adjacent bone portions may include an expanding implant and related instruments. An expanding implant may be formed as a linkage which is movable between a compact configuration and an expanded configuration. A shaft of the implant may increase and decrease in length ...


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Alan Chervitz, Daniel J Triplett, T Wade Fallin, Robert W Hoy, Daniel F Justin: Spinal facet implant with spherical implant apposition surface and bone bed and methods of use. Facet Solutions, David W Meibos, Barbara Daniels, Daniel F Justin, September 15, 2009: US07588590 (47 worldwide citation)

Superior and/or inferior facets of one or more facet joints may be replaced by superior and/or inferior facet joint prostheses. In one embodiment, a kit of superior or inferior prostheses is provided, in which the prostheses have at least two dimensions that vary among members of the kit independent ...


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Daniel F Justin, E Marlowe Goble, Joel Dever, Carlyle J Creger, Daniel J Triplett: Methods for mounting a tibial condylar implant. MedicineLodge, Workman Nydegger, December 9, 2008: US07462199 (41 worldwide citation)

A method for mounting a tibial condylar implant includes forming a tunnel having a proximal end on a lateral, medial, or anterior side of a proximal end of the tibia and a distal end on an at least partially resected lateral or medial facet at the proximal end of the tibia. A condylar implant is pos ...


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Adrian E Park, Brady R Shirley, Daniel J Triplett, Darin Ewer: Adjustable laparoscopic instrument handle. Adrian E Park, IMDS, Maywood IP Law, G Jo Hays, David W Meibos, March 24, 2015: US08986287 (35 worldwide citation)

Instrument handles are adjustable relative to an end effector of the instrument. The handles may be releasably locked in selected positions and/or orientations relative to the end effector. When the lock is released, the handles may be moved to a different position and/or orientation relative to the ...


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Daniel F Justin, E Marlowe Goble, Joel Dever, Daniel J Triplett: Methods and apparatus for forming a tunnel through a proximal end of a tibia. Zimmer, Baker & Daniels, August 25, 2009: US07578824 (35 worldwide citation)

A guide assembly for forming a tunnel through a proximal end of a tibia includes a brace having a first end and an opposing second end. A template is mounted on the first end of the brace. The template is adapted to rest on a lateral or medial facet at a proximal end of the tibia. A tubular guide sl ...


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Daniel J Triplett, T Wade Fallin, Robert W Hoy, Alan Chervitz, Joel Dever: Surgical measurement and resection framework. Facet Solutions, David W Meibos, Daniel F Justin, Barbara Daniels, March 24, 2009: US07507242 (30 worldwide citation)

A frame is attachable to first and second bone portions of a patient to facilitate measurement and resection of one or more bony landmarks. The frame has two anchoring features, each of which has a semispherical surface that permits rotational adjustment of the frame against the bone portions until ...


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Daniel J Triplett, Kevin W Sheetz, Eddie K Burnside: Safety needle with positive flush. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, October 18, 2011: US08038666 (29 worldwide citation)

A safety needle device and method of supplying fluid to a vascular access port is described. The device may include a base member, a handle member, and a compressible member positioned between the handle member and a compression plate. The compressible member is coupled to a proximal end of a needle ...


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Daniel J Triplett, T Wade Fallin: Surgical measurement systems and methods. Facet Solutions, David W Meibos, Barbara Daniels, Daniel F Justin, September 15, 2009: US07588578 (27 worldwide citation)

A measurement tool is designed to measure the relative displacements between two bony landmarks of a spine, such as pedicles and facet surfaces. The measurement tool may have a registration interface designed to be registered to a first bony landmark, and a contact feature shaped to contact a second ...


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Kelly B Powers, Catherine C Breiter, Jordan P Diamond, Jason R Stats, Daniel J Triplett: Connector system for a proximally trimmable catheter. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, September 29, 2009: US07594911 (27 worldwide citation)

A catheter connector system for a subcutaneously placed catheter. The catheter connector system permits proximal trimming of the placed catheter, which is a procedure that provides numerous advantages over traditional methods of trimming catheter distal ends prior to implantation. The catheter conne ...