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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, 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 M Winterbottom, Erik O Martz: Implant insertion tool. Osteotech, Elliot M Olstein, William Squire, Carella Byrne Bain Gilfillan Cecchi et al, June 8, 2004: US06746454 (135 worldwide citation)

A spinal implant tool comprises a steel shaft bifurcated into shaft portions at one end at which a pair of extensions extend from the bifurcated shaft portions. The extensions are flat members which extend from an implant impact element at the end of each of the shaft portions. A spinal bone implant ...


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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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Arthur A Alfaro, Lawrence A Shimp, James L Russell, John W Boyle, Erik O Martz, Daniel E Rosenthal, John W Morris: Intervertebral implants. Osteotech, Kenneth E Levitt, Dorsey & Whitney, February 16, 2010: US07662185 (44 worldwide citation)

A multipart intervertebral implant is provided which includes an implant portion and an implant extender portion. The implant portion and the implant extender portion can be fastened together using any known fastening means including pins, interlocking structure (e.g., dovetail, tongue and groove, e ...


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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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Erik O Martz, Jo Wen Lin, David Chow, Daniel Rosenthal: Adjustable instrumentation for spinal implant insertion. Warsaw Orthopedic, August 2, 2011: US07988699 (23 worldwide citation)

A plurality of differently configured bone spinal implants for insertion in a spine have a cylindrical bore for receiving an insertion head stud. A plurality of instruments are disclosed each of which have a first connection element which is either a male or female member such as e.g., a ball and so ...


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David Chow, Perry Geremakis, Erik O Martz, Stephen Howard Hochschuler, Daniel E Rosenthal, Steven Annunziato, Larry C Johnston: Bone fasteners and method for stabilizing vertebral bone facets using the bone fasteners. Osteotech, Kenneth E Levitt, Dorsey & Whitney, November 16, 2010: US07833255 (22 worldwide citation)

A bone fastener for stabilizing bone fragments includes a single or multiple components coupleable with one another and displaceable to a locked position of the bone fastener.


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Michael Ahrens, Erik O Martz: Retention structure for in situ formation of an intervertebral prosthesis. Disc Dynamics, Stoel Rives, January 10, 2012: US08092536 (5 worldwide citation)

An assembly for the in situ formation of a prosthesis in an intervertebral disc space between adjacent vertebrae of a patient. At least one retention structure is located in the intervertebral disc space. A distal end of at least one lumen is located proximate the at least one retention structure. O ...