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Gary Lowery, Michael C Sherman, Eddie F Ray III, Bradley J Coates: Anterior cervical plating system. Danek Medical, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, November 15, 1994: US05364399 (554 worldwide citation)

An anterior cervical plating system is disclosed which includes an elongated plate having a pair of bone screw bores at opposite ends of the plate, and with bone screw slot configurations in the middle bridge portion of the plate. A single locking screw is provided at each end of the plate which eng ...


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Charles L Branch, Lawrence M Boyd, Eddie F Ray III: Minimal exposure posterior spinal interbody instrumentation and technique. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarity & McNett, March 13, 2001: US06200322 (345 worldwide citation)

A surgical method for preparing a site for implantation of a spinal implant into a disc space in which the disc space is first distracted by a novel stepped distractor, followed by insertion of a novel guide sleeve including a proximal portion having an uninterrupted side wall and a distal portion h ...


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Lukas Eisermann, Eddie F Ray III: Intervertebral prosthetic joint. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Moriarty McNett & Henry, May 25, 2004: US06740118 (292 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral prosthetic joint including a first articular component adapted to engage a first vertebra and a second articular component adapted to engage a second vertebra. The articular components include abutting convex and concave articular surfaces that cooperate to permit articulating moti ...


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Lukas Eisermann, Eddie F Ray III: Woven orthopedic implants. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Moriarty McNett & Henry, December 7, 2004: US06827743 (200 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to orthopedic implants made from a mesh material. The mesh material can be treated in order to promote bone growth, to provide antibiotics, or to provide other beneficial treatment. Specific applications for the implants include, for example, a prosthetic ligament, a te ...


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Lawrence M Boyd, Eddie F Ray III, Jeffrey Kozak: Modular interbody fusion implant. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, October 22, 2002: US06468311 (193 worldwide citation)

An interbody fusion device for engagement between vertebrae includes a pair of lateral spacers for spacing the vertebrae, and a connecting member adapted to couple together the lateral spacers when inserted between the vertebrae. The connecting member, individual lateral spacers, or the entire spina ...


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Lukas Eisermann, Eddie F Ray III: Articular disc prosthesis and method for implanting the same. Warsaw Orthopedic, Krieg DeVault, February 20, 2007: US07179294 (108 worldwide citation)

An articular disc prosthesis and method of implanting the same within an intervertebral space between adjacent vertebral bodies. The prosthesis includes a pair of articular components and an articular ball disposed therebetween. Each of the articular components includes an outer shell portion and a ...


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Scott G Tromanhauser, Bret M Berry, Eric C Lange, Eddie F Ray III: Vertebrae fastener placement guide. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Moriarty McNett & Henry, December 30, 2003: US06669698 (95 worldwide citation)

A screw placement guide includes a first member having a first guide adapted to contact a first vertebral bone portion and a second member having a second guide adapted to contact a second vertebral bone portion. A clamping mechanism provided on one of the members clamps the first guide and the seco ...


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Lukas Eisermann, Eddie F Ray III: Woven orthopedic implants. Warsaw Orthopedic, Krieg DeVault, March 11, 2008: US07341601 (92 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to orthopedic implants made from a mesh material. The mesh material can be treated in order to promote bone growth, to provide antibiotics, or to provide other beneficial treatment. Specific applications for the implants include, for example, a prosthetic ligament, a te ...


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Lawrence M Boyd, Eddie F Ray III, Jeffrey Kozak: Modular interbody fusion implant. November 24, 2009: US07621960 (79 worldwide citation)

An interbody fusion device for engagement between vertebrae includes a pair of lateral spacers for spacing the vertebrae, and a connecting member adapted to couple together the lateral spacers when inserted between the vertebrae. The connecting member, individual lateral spacers, or the entire spina ...



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