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Stephen H Hochshuler, Erik J Wagner, Ralph F Rashbaum, Richard D Guyer: Adjustable height fusion device. Spinal Concepts, Conley Rose & Tayon P C, April 4, 2000: US06045579 (536 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for promoting a spinal fusion between neighboring vertebrae. Apparatus may be located within the intervertebral disc space and preferably includes a pair of engaging plates for contacting the vertebrae. An alignment device may be used to alter the vertical distance between the e ...


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Jim Freid, Michael E Landry, Erik J Wagner: System and method for stabilizing the human spine with a bone plate. Spinal Concepts, Eric B Meyertons, Conley Rose & Tayon P C, December 18, 2001: US06331179 (453 worldwide citation)

A spinal plate system and method for fixation of the human spine is provided. In an embodiment, the spinal fixation system includes a plate, a coupling member, a locking system for substantially locking the coupling member in a desired position, and an anchoring system to secure the coupling member ...


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Stephen H Hochshuler, Erik J Wagner, Ralph F Rashbaum, Richard D Guyer: Adjustable height fusion device. Spinal Concepts, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, June 27, 2000: US06080193 (400 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for promoting a spinal fusion between neighboring vertebrae. The apparatus may be located in an intervertebral disc space and the apparatus preferably includes a pair of engaging plates for contacting the vertebrae. An alignment device of the apparatus may be used to alter the v ...


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Erik J Wagner, Michael C Dinsdale: Multi-variable-height fusion device. Spinal Concepts, Eric B Meyertons, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, November 4, 2003: US06641614 (389 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for promoting a spinal fusion between neighboring vertebrae are disclosed. Apparatus may be located within the intervertebral disc space and preferably includes a pair of engaging plates for contacting the vertebrae. An alignment device may be used to alter the vertical height b ...


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Erik J Wagner, Robert Jones: System and method for stabilizing the human spine with a bone plate. Spinal Concepts, Eric B Meyertons, Conley Rose & Tayon P C, September 24, 2002: US06454769 (354 worldwide citation)

A spinal plate system and method for fixation of the human spine is provided. In an embodiment, the system includes a bone plate, a bone screw and a ring. The bone screw preferably connects the bone plate to a bone, and the ring preferably fixes the bone screw into a borehole of the bone plate such ...


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Michael E Landry, Larry T Khoo, Erik J Wagner, Charles R Forton, Robert J Jones: Spinal stabilization systems and methods. Abbott Spine, Beth A Vrioni, Michael L Woods, July 31, 2007: US07250052 (336 worldwide citation)

A spinal stabilization system may be formed in a patient. In some embodiments, a minimally invasive procedure may be used to form a spinal stabilization system in a patient. Bone fastener assemblies may be coupled to vertebrae. Each bone fastener assembly may include a bone fastener and a collar. Th ...


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Erik J Wagner, Robert J Jones: System and method for stabilizing the human spine with a bone plate. Spinal Concepts, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, February 29, 2000: US06030389 (332 worldwide citation)

A spinal plate system and method for fixation of the human spine is provided. In an embodiment, the spinal fixation system includes a plate, a coupling member and a locking system for substantially locking the coupling member in a desired position. The plate preferably has a borehole that allows the ...


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Erik J Wagner, Michael C Dinsdale: Surgical cable system and method. Spinal Concepts, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, October 12, 1999: US05964769 (277 worldwide citation)

A surgical cable system and method for securing surgical cable around a portion of a human element (e.g., bone) is described. The surgical cable system may include a connector and a tensioner. The connector may be adapted to hold a pin, positionable within the connector, such that the pin may secure ...


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Stephen H Hochshuler, Erik J Wagner, Ralph F Rashbaum, Richard D Guyer: Adjustable height fusion device. Spinal Concepts, Eric B Meyertons, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, June 10, 2003: US06576016 (275 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for promoting a spinal fusion between neighboring vertebrae. Apparatus may be located within the intervertebral disc space and preferably includes a pair of engaging plates for contacting the vertebrae. An alignment device may be used to alter the vertical distance between the e ...


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Erik J Wagner, Michael C Dinsdale: Multi-variable-height fusion device. Spinal Concepts, Eric B Meyertons, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, March 16, 2004: US06706070 (271 worldwide citation)

Alignment devices for promoting spinal fusion between neighboring vertebrae are disclosed. The alignment device may be use to alter the vertical height between the engaging plates to customize the apparatus to fit a given patient. In one embodiment, the alignment device includes two turnbuckles and ...



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