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David Castleman: Provisional fixation pin. Smith & Nephew, Garvey Smith Nehrbass & Doody, October 19, 1999: US05968046 (124 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for reducing a fracture provides a provisional fixation pin to provisionally affix the bone plate to the bone prior to the installation of the bone plate with permanent attachment, such as bone screws. The method and apparatus of the present invention will maintain some reduct ...


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Joseph Ferrante, Anthony James, David Castleman, Ed Austin, Kenneth Nelson: External fixation system. Smith & Nephew, Kilpatrick Stockton, May 23, 2006: US07048735 (67 worldwide citation)

An external fixation system having an improved fixation component for constructing a stable, adjustable fixation system that cooperates with other systems, and methods of use thereof.


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Crista Smothers, David Marc Kahler, Lauralan Terrill Grisoni, David Castleman: Image-guided fracture reduction. Smith & Nephew, Kilpatrick Stockton, July 3, 2007: US07237556 (42 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention include products and methods for reducing fractures with the aid of image guidance. In one embodiment, products and methods are directed to reduction for the placement of an intramedullary nail.


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Joseph Ferrante, Anthony James, David Castleman, Gene Edward Austin, Kenneth Nelson, Kelley N Grusin: External fixation system. Smith & Nephew, David Warmbold, David Chambers, February 15, 2011: US07887537 (39 worldwide citation)

An external fixation system having a fixation component (20) comprising: a) a first capture member (24) adapted to capture a second element (26) of an orthopedic fixation system; and (b) a second capture member (22) adapted to capture a second element (28) of an orthopedic fixation system and couple ...


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Jeff Martin, Joseph Ferrante, Anthony James, Marc Long, David Castleman, Jeff Schryver: Bone graft particle delivery apparatus and method. Chief Patent Counsel, Smith & Nephew, April 8, 2004: US20040068234-A1

Embodiments of the present invention include apparatuses and methods for delivering one or more particles. In some embodiments, shaped particles are stacked in a tube and dispensed from the tube into a wound such as a bone void.


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Crista Smothers, David Marc Kahler, Lauralan Terrill Grisoni, David Castleman: Image-guided fracture reduction. Chief Patent Counsel, Smith & Nephew, July 26, 2007: US20070169782-A1

Embodiments of the present invention include products and methods for reducing fractures with the aid of image guidance. In one embodiment, products and methods are directed to reduction for the placement of an intramedullary nail.


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Joseph Ferrante, Anthony James, David Castleman, Ed Austin, Kenneth Nelson: External fixation system. Chief Patent Counsel, Smith & Nephew, August 7, 2003: US20030149429-A1

An external fixation system having an improved fixation component for constructing a stable, adjustable fixation system that cooperates with other systems, and methods of use thereof.


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Crista Smothers, David Marc Kahler, Lauralan Terrill Grisoni, David Castleman: Image-guided fracture reduction. Chief Patent Counsel, Smith & Nephew, September 25, 2003: US20030181918-A1

Embodiments of the present invention include products and methods for reducing fractures with the aid of image guidance. In one embodiment, products and methods are directed to reduction for the placement of an intramedullary nail.


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Crista Smothers, John Schneider, Ed Austin, Ajit Mishra, Mark Gosney, Anthony James, David Castleman, Mark Hamby, Julie Bearcroft, Jeff Holbrook, Jeff Schryver, Michael Cooper: Pharmacolgical sleeve. Chief Patent Counsel, Smith & Nephew, February 20, 2003: US20030036761-A1

This invention relates to methods, devices, and systems for preventing complications, including for example, infection associated with any percutaneous or external fixation of bones by placing a pharmacological sleeve over an external fixation element. The pharmacological sleeve may be comprised of ...


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Joseph Ferrante, Anthony James, David Castleman, Ed Austin, Kenneth Nelson, Kelley Grusin: External fixation system. Chief Patent Counsel, Smith & Nephew, June 2, 2005: US20050119656-A1

An external fixation system having a fixation component (20) comprising: a) a first capture member (24) adapted to capture a second element (26) of an orthopedic fixation system; and (b) a second capture member (22) adapted to capture a second element (28) of an orthopedic fixation system and couple ...