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Richard Mueller, Benjamin Arnold, Eric Dasso: Systems and methods for spinous process fixation. NuVasive, NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Jennifer Russell, January 1, 2013: US08343190 (36 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation device including two plates and a coupling element for coupling the plates in a fixed manner about adjacent spinous processes of the spine. Each plate is preferably equipped with integral spikes on the inwardly facing surfaces for pressing into the spinal processes and thereby augm ...


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Benjamin Arnold, Eric Dasso, Justin Doose, Rich Mueller, Rob German: Systems and methods for holding and implanting bone anchors. NiVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Rory Schermerhorn, May 14, 2013: US08439922 (32 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for a guide assembly for introducing a bone anchor to an operative target site. The guide includes an outer sleeve and an inner sleeve. The outer sleeve has a distal anchor engaging end, a proximal end, and a central passage extending from the distal end to the proximal end. The ...


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Forrest Samuel, Rob German, Rich Mueller, Eric Dasso, Robert Riley, Dan Ahlgren: System and method for performing spinal fixation. NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Rory Schermerhorn, July 9, 2013: US08480712 (22 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation system suitable for effecting fixation between adjacent vertebral levels within the spine. The spinal fixation system of the present invention includes a pair single axis or “fixed” pedicle screw assemblies, a pair of poly-axial pedicle screw assemblies, a pair of cannulated rod me ...


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Benajmin Arnold, Eric Dasso, Justin Doose, Richard Mueller, Robert German: Systems and methods for holding and implanting bone anchors. NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Rory Schermerhorn, November 24, 2015: US09192415 (3 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for a guide assembly for introducing a bone anchor to an operative target site. The guide includes an outer sleeve and an inner sleeve. The outer sleeve has a distal anchor engaging end, a proximal end, and a central passage extending from the distal end to the proximal end. The ...


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Benjamin Arnold, Jeremy Malik, Hyun Bae, Dave Reveley, Eric Dasso: Systems and methods for treating spinal stenosis. NuVasive, NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Jennifer Russell, October 23, 2012: US08292923 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention involves a system and method for implanting an interspinous spacer configured to self-distract a stenotic interspinous space. The present system includes, but is not necessarily limited to, an interspinous spacer and insertion instrumentation for assisting in the implantation a ...


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Justin Doose, Robert German, Scott Lish, Andrew Schafer, Eric Dasso, Derek J Matteo, Thomas M Sweeney III: Minimally invasive spinal fixation system and related methods. NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Rory Schermerhorn, December 1, 2015: US09198698 (1 worldwide citation)

This application describes surgical instruments and implants for building a posterior fixation construct across one or more segments of the spinal column. Extension guides are provided that attach to bone anchors implanted within the spine. The extension guides have a guide channel that align with a ...


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Justin Doose, Robert German, Scott Lish, Andrew Schafer, Eric Dasso, Derek J Matteo, Thomas M Sweeney III: Minimally invasive spinal fixation system and related methods. NuVasive, Nicholas J Landau, Michele P Marron, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, May 16, 2017: US09649140 (1 worldwide citation)

This application describes surgical instruments and implants for building a posterior fixation construct across one or more segments of the spinal column. Extension guides are provided that attach to bone anchors implanted within the spine. The extension guides have a guide channel that align with a ...


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Benjamin Arnold, Eric Dasso, Justin Doose, Richard Mueller, Robert German: Systems and methods for introducing a bone anchor. NuVasive, June 26, 2018: US10004544

Systems and methods for a guide assembly for introducing a bone anchor to an operative target site. The guide includes an outer sleeve and an inner sleeve. The outer sleeve has a distal anchor engaging end, a proximal end, and a central passage extending from the distal end to the proximal end. The ...


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Benjamin Arnold, Eric Dasso, Justin Doose, Richard Mueller, Robert German: Systems and methods for holding and implanting bone anchors. NuVasive, Rory Schermerhorn, November 15, 2016: US09492208

Systems and methods for a guide assembly for introducing a bone anchor to an operative target site. The guide includes an outer sleeve and an inner sleeve. The outer sleeve has a distal anchor engaging end, a proximal end, and a central passage extending from the distal end to the proximal end. The ...


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William Smith, Chad Grant, Richard Mueller, Eric Dasso, Christopher Huntington, Christopher Campbell: Surgical fixation system and related methods. NuVasive, Jeremy A Smith, Michele P Marron, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, April 11, 2017: US09615866

A surgical fixation system including a base plate, a plurality of anchors, and a plurality of locking elements. The base plate has a pair of fixation apertures configured to receive at least a portion of the anchors therethrough. The fixation apertures are provided by example as elongated slots. The ...