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David Gerber, Dominique Messerli, David Paul: Intervertebral implant for transforaminal posterior lumbar interbody fusion procedure. Synthes, Jones Day, April 13, 2004: US06719794 (317 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral implant for fusing vertebrae is disclosed. The implant has a body with curved, substantially parallel posterior and anterior faces separated by two narrow implant ends, superior and inferior faces having a plurality of undulating surfaces for contacting upper and lower vertebral en ...


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Dominique Messerli, David Gerber, David Paul, Kenneth Isamu Kobayashi: Intervertebral implant for transforaminal posterior lumbar interbody fusion procedure. Synthes, Jones Day, December 13, 2005: US06974480 (245 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral implant for fusing vertebrae is disclosed. The implant has a body with curved, substantially parallel posterior and anterior faces separated by two narrow implant ends, superior and inferior faces having a plurality of undulating surfaces for contacting upper and lower vertebral en ...


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Andrew Lee, David Gerber: Multiple-blade retractor. Synthes, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, January 27, 2009: US07481766 (130 worldwide citation)

A retractor with multiple blades for use in surgery. The retractor may comprise first and second elongated portions which are pivotally connected to each other. A first blade may be connected to the first elongated portion and a second blade may be connected to the second elongated portion. The retr ...


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Dominique Messerli, David Gerber, David Paul, Kenneth Isamu Kobayashi: Intervertebral implant for transforaminal posterior lumbar interbody fusion procedure. SYNTHES, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, May 29, 2007: US07223292 (128 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral implant for fusing vertebrae is disclosed. The implant has a body with curved, substantially parallel posterior and anterior faces separated by, two narrow implant ends, superior and inferior faces having a plurality of undulating surfaces for contacting vertebral endplates, and at ...


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David Gerber, Justin K Coppes, Christopher Angelucci, David C Paul, Pascal Stihl, Michael L Boyer: Controlled artificial intervertebral disc implant. Synthes USA, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, July 21, 2009: US07563286 (100 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an artificial intervertebral disc for placement between adjacent vertebrae. The artificial intervertebral disc is preferably designed to restore disc height and natural disc curvature, allow for a natural range of motion, absorb shock and provide resistance to motion and axi ...


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David Gerber, Dominique Messerli, David Paul: Method of performing a transforaminal posterior lumber interbody fusion procedure. Synthes, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, June 5, 2007: US07226483 (97 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral implant for fusing vertebrae is disclosed. The implant has a body with curved, substantially parallel posterior and anterior faces separated by two narrow implant ends, superior and inferior faces having a plurality of undulating surfaces for contacting upper and lower vertebral en ...


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David Gerber, Shaun Hanson, Xiaoping Hu, Douglas Scott Kephart, Kyle Kuntz, Andrew Max Lee: Less invasive surgical system and methods. Synthes USA, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, February 23, 2010: US07666189 (94 worldwide citation)

A system for performing a less invasive surgical procedure and, in particular, devices and methods for spinal fixation. The system comprises dilation tool(s), at least one working/insertion cannula, a plurality of screws, at least one fixation rod for connecting the screws, and a rod inserter. The d ...


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Justin K Coppes, David Gerber, David C Paul, Andrew Lee: Intervertebral disc implant. Synthes USA, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, July 21, 2009: US07563284 (65 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an artificial intervertebral disc for placement between adjacent vertebrae. The artificial intervertebral disc is preferably designed to restore disc height and lordosis, allow for a natural range of motion, absorb shock and provide resistance to motion and axial compression ...


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Roger Berger, David Gerber, Hansjuerg W Emch, Michael Brace: Occipital plate and system for spinal stabilization. Synthes, Jones Day, June 7, 2005: US06902565 (59 worldwide citation)

An occipitocervical fixation system includes a plate for securing to the occiput and at least one pre-bent rod. The plate includes holes for receiving bone fasteners, and at least one clamping assembly for retaining a portion of a rod. The clamping assembly is selectively pivotable and lockable in p ...


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Manuel Schår, David Gerber, Fridolin Schlåpfer: Device for releasably clamping a longitudinal member within a surgical implant. Synthes, Jones Day, March 15, 2005: US06866664 (40 worldwide citation)

A device for releasably clamping and connecting a longitudinal member within a surgical implant includes at least one yoke-like connecting body with a through-bore, coupling means arranged on the connecting body for fastening the connecting body to a further part of the implant, a yoke-like clamping ...