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David Louis Kirschman: Spinal fusion system and method for fusing spinal bones. X spine Systems, Jacox Meckstroth & Jenkins, February 27, 2007: US07182782 (90 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a spinal fusion system and method for use as a prosthetic implant. The system and method includes a housing dimensioned to be situated between adjacent spinal bones, such as adjacent vertebrae. The housing cooperates with the spinal bones to define a graft area for receivin ...


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David Louis Kirschman: Disk augmentation system and method. X Spine Systems, Jacox Meckstroth & Jenkins, October 16, 2007: US07282065 (85 worldwide citation)

A disk augmentation system and method for situating a retainer comprising artificial supports posterior to or exterior of a spinal column and a spinal column axis. The system and method provides an external retainer having supports for receiving at least one artificial compression body and securing ...


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David Louis Kirschman: Capless multiaxial screw and spinal fixation assembly and method. X spine Systems, Jacox Meckstroth & Jenkins, May 18, 2010: US07717943 (29 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation assembly and capless multi-axial screw system and method are shown. The assembly comprises a receiver having a rotary lock which in one embodiment includes a plurality of channels which urge and lock the elongated member to the screw using a bayonet type connection.


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David Louis Kirschman: Screw locking mechanism and method. X spine Systems, Jacox Meckstroth & Jenkins, November 22, 2011: US08062367 (28 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a bony fixation system and method for use as a prosthetic implant. The system and method includes a plate dimensioned to be situated between adjacent bony structures, such as adjacent vertebrae. Screws are provided in one embodiment and are dimensioned or configured to be i ...


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David Louis Kirschman: Spinal fusion system and method for fusing spinal bones. X spine Systems, Jacox Meckstroth & Jenkins, January 5, 2010: US07641701 (23 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a spinal fusion system and method for use as a prosthetic implant. The system and method includes a housing dimensioned to be situated between adjacent spinal bones, such as adjacent vertebrae. The housing cooperates with the spinal bones to define a graft area for receivin ...


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David Louis Kirschman: Modular interspinous fixation system and method. X spine Systems, Jacox Meckstroth & Jenkins, September 11, 2012: US08262697 (20 worldwide citation)

A modular interspinous fixation system and method are shown. The system and method comprise a first plate, a second plate and a locking cross bar for locking the first and second plates together and into locked engagement with a first spinous process and a second spinous process. A bridge is mounted ...


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David Louis Kirschman: Spinal fusion system utilizing an implant plate having at least one integral lock and ratchet lock. X spine Systems, Jacox Meckstroth & Jenkins, February 12, 2013: US08372152 (15 worldwide citation)

Spinal fusion system and method utilizing an implant plate and screw, wherein at least one pawl is mounted on or integral with at least one of said plate and becomes operatively related to the screw after the screw is inserted in the implant plate to prevent the screw from moving in at least one of ...


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David Louis Kirschman: Offset multiaxial or polyaxial screw, system and assembly. X spine Systems, Jacox Meckstroth & Jenkins, October 4, 2011: US08029539 (15 worldwide citation)

A capless multiaxial screw fixation assembly, including: a screw having a threaded portion and a screw head portion positioned at one end thereof; and, a retainer having a first end, a second end opposite the first end, and a bore for receiving the screw threaded portion so that the screw head porti ...


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David Louis Kirschman: Prosthetic implant with biplanar angulation and compound angles. X spine Systems, Jacox Meckstroth & Jenkins, July 10, 2012: US08216316 (15 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic implant, and more particularly, with a prosthetic implant having biplanar angulation and that can be inserted into a disk area generally straight using a posterolateral approach.


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David Louis Kirschman: Prosthetic implant and method. X spine Systems, Jacox Meckstroth & Jenkins, July 28, 2009: US07566346 (10 worldwide citation)

An implant having a first member having a first elongated channel and a second member having a second elongated concave channel that becomes generally opposed when the first and second members are mounted to a first and second vertebra. A ball bearing is received in each of the channels to both sepa ...