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John W Boyle, Lawrence A Shimp, David R Kaes, John W Morris, Erik O Martz, Todd M Boyce, Mark Daugherty: Ramp-shaped intervertebral implant. Osteotech, Dilworth & Barrese, August 21, 2001: US06277149 (363 worldwide citation)

A ramp-shaped intervertebral implant is disclosed. The implant has a body having a first end, a second end, a top surface and a bottom surface. At least one of the top and bottom surfaces is tapered and converges towards the second end of the body. An opening extends through the body and has one end ...


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Lawrence A Shimp, Steven Annunziato, Erik Martz, David R Kaes: Spinal intervertebral implant and method of making. Osteotech, Elliot M Olstein, William Squire, Carella Byrne Bain Gilfillan Cecchi et al, March 16, 2004: US06706067 (154 worldwide citation)

A C-shaped or ring shaped implant formed of cortical bone has its C-shaped or inner channel filled with a bone promoting material which is preferably demineralized bone fibers formed as a flexible wet sheet or may be cancellous bone, pressed bone fibers formed from demineralized cortical bone chips ...


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Lawrence A Shimp, John M Winterbottom, David R Kaes, Todd M Boyce, Erik O Martz: Spinal intervertebral implant, interconnections for such implant and processes for making. Osteotech, Carella Byrne Bain Gilfillan Stewart et al, Elliot M Olstein, William Squire, February 15, 2005: US06855167 (147 worldwide citation)

A cortical bone implant is formed of two or more planks of bone which are connected with one or more offset pins. The pins may be right circular cylinders inserted into a corresponding offset bore which offset bends the inserted pin. The bending creates compression and tensile loads in the pin which ...


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Howard J Luks, John W Boyle, Lawrence A Shimp, David R Kaes, John W Morris, Erik O Martz, Daniel E Rosenthal: Surgical bone screw. Osteotech, Dilworth & Barrese, April 9, 2002: US06368322 (138 worldwide citation)

An interference screw suitable for surgical use is provided. The interference screw is constructed from bone and includes an elongated body having an outer threaded surface, a tapered insertion end and a central throughbore. Insertion tool engaging structure is formed along the walls defining the th ...


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John W Boyle, Lawrence A Shimp, David R Kaes, John W Morris, Erik O Martz, Todd M Boyce, Mark Daugherty: Ramp-shaped intervertebral implant. Osteotech, Dilworth & Barrese, March 11, 2003: US06530955 (133 worldwide citation)

A ramp-shaped intervertebral implant is disclosed. The implant has a body having a first end, a second end, a top surface and a bottom surface. At least one of the top and bottom surfaces is tapered and converges towards the second end of the body. An opening extends through the body and has one end ...


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David R Kaes, John W Morris, Lawrence A Shimp, John Winterbottom, Fred Geisler: Intervertebral implant with movement resistant structure. Osteotech, Kenneth E Levitt, Dorsey & Whitney, November 16, 2010: US07833245 (71 worldwide citation)

An implant unit used in surgery has a body made from osteogenic implantable material and including an implant portion and a retaining portion, which is coupled to and extends transversely to the implant portion. The retaining portion is attached to the sidewall of the adjoining vertebral body or mam ...


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Lawrence A Shimp, John M Winterbottom, David R Kaes, Todd M Boyce, Erik O Martz: Processes for making spinal intervertebral implant, interconnections for such implant. Osteotech, Kenneth E Levitt, Dorsey & Whitney, June 1, 2010: US07726002 (31 worldwide citation)

A cortical bone implant is formed of two or more planks of bone which are connected with one or more offset pins. The pins may be right circular cylinders inserted into a corresponding offset bore which offset bends the inserted pin. The bending creates compression and tensile loads in the pin which ...


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Nelson L Scarborough, Sergio J Gadeleta, David R Kaes, Albert Manrique: Volume maintaining osteoinductive/osteoconductive compositions. Warsaw Orthopedic, June 12, 2012: US08197474 (16 worldwide citation)

An osteoinductive/osteoconductive composition prepared from a quantity, of demineralized fibrous bone elements possessing an average surface area to volume ratio of about 100:1 to about 20:1, a quantity of mostly shaped regular non-fibrous bone elements possessing an average surface area to volume r ...


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Todd M Boyce, David R Kaes, Lawrence A Shimp, John M Winterbottom: Non-destructive method for evaluating the strength of cancellous bone. Osteotech, Kenneth E Levitt Esq, Dorsey & Whitney, November 11, 2008: US07448264 (14 worldwide citation)

A non-destructive method for evaluating the strength of cancellous bone includes the steps of performing at least two of the following tests on each cancellous bone of a population of cancellous bones: a manual compression test, an apparent density test, and an appearance test; determining a compres ...


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John W Morris, Lawrence A Shimp, David R Kaes: Implant retaining device. Osteotech, Kenneth E Levitt, Dorsey & Whitney, August 24, 2010: US07780708 (10 worldwide citation)

There is provided an implant retaining device, which has the effect of preventing an intervertebral implant from jutting out of the receiving bed. The implant retaining device generally includes a plate having at least one throughbore to receive a screw, and a screw for securing the plate to the ver ...