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Frank S Bono: Polyaxial locking plate. DePuy Acromed, Barnes & Thornburg, September 21, 1999: US05954722 (506 worldwide citation)

A locking plate apparatus for engagement with a bone is provided in accordance with the present invention. Locking plate apparatus includes a plate that has a body portion and an internal wall defining a plate hole through body portion and a bushing with a passageway therethrough. Bushing is sized f ...


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Frank S Bono, Mark A Fenton: Bi-fed offset pitch bone screw. Depuy Acromed, Barnes & Thornburg, October 10, 2000: US06129730 (286 worldwide citation)

A bone screw annd assembly are described wherein the bone screw has a dual lead thread that is provided as an offset thread. The bone screw has two leads starting less than 180.degree. apart. Because the leads start less than 180.degree. apart, the leads appear to spiral together along the shaft of ...


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Richard J Manzi, Joseph N Logan, Steven J Wysocki, Frank S Bono, Spanky A Raymond: Tissue distraction device. Spine Wave, Maginot Moore & Beck, February 14, 2006: US06997929 (138 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for distracting, in a given direction, and supporting two tissue surfaces is provided. A plurality of wafers are consecutively inserted using a wafer insertion apparatus between the two tissue surfaces to create a column of wafers. A detachable wafer assembly is provided that ...


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Jon Serbousek, Frank S Bono: Wear reduced acetabular component. DePuy Orthopaedics, Barnes & Thornburg, June 29, 1999: US05916269 (90 worldwide citation)

A bearing component includes an interrupted articular face suitable for mating with a corresponding joint face. The interrupted articular face of the bearing component is defined by a plurality of bearing platforms integral with the face where either recesses extend between the bearing platforms or ...


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Jon C Serbousek, Frank S Bono: Variable position bone drilling alignment guide. DePuy Orthopaedics, May 23, 2000: US06066142 (90 worldwide citation)

A variable position bone drilling guide apparatus for aiding a surgeon in preparing a bone site. The guide apparatus includes a template that is formed to include apertures therethrough and drill towers extending form the template in general alignment with the apertures. The first drill tower includ ...


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Frank S Bono: Bone plate-ratcheting compression apparatus. DePuy Acromed, Maginot Addison & Moore, October 16, 2001: US06302883 (89 worldwide citation)

A bone plate apparatus of the present invention includes a plate having a slot extending between the superior and inferior surfaces of the plate, and a rim extending about the slot which includes an interrupted surface, a fastener including a shaft formed for extension into the bone, a collar couple ...


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Jon C Serbousek, Frank S Bono, Stacey A Trick, Duane G Snyder, James G Lancaster: Prosthetic cup assembly which includes components possessing self-locking taper and associated method. DePuy Orthopaedics, Maginot Moore & Bowman, August 26, 2003: US06610097 (68 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic device, such as an acetabular cup, includes a shell, a liner and a bearing. The bearing may be coupled to the liner so as to form a bearing-liner subassembly. The shell is provided with a female taper complimentary to a male taper on the liner. The liner-bearing subassembly may be secur ...


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Spanky A Raymond, Frank S Bono, Thomas G Wilson, Joseph Logan, Steven J Wysocki: Tissue distraction device. Spine Wave, Maginot Moore & Beck, July 13, 2010: US07753912 (5 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for distracting, in a given direction, and supporting two tissue surfaces is disclosed using a column of wafers. The column of wafers is oriented so as to expand in the given direction as the wafers are consecutively added to the column. A wafer insertion apparatus includes a ...


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Richard J Manzi, Joseph N Logan, Steven J Wysocki, Frank S Bono, Spanky A Raymond: Tissue distraction device. Spine Wave, Maginot Moore & Beck, March 9, 2010: US07674278 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for distracting, in a given direction, and supporting two tissue surfaces is provided. A plurality of wafers are consecutively inserted using a wafer insertion apparatus between the two tissue surfaces to create a column of wafers. A detachable wafer assembly is provided that ...


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Richard J Manzi, Joseph N Logan, Steven J Wysocki, Frank S Bono, Spanky A Raymond: Tissue distraction device. Spine Wave, Hoffman & Baron, April 30, 2013: US08430885 (1 worldwide citation)

Δn apparatus and method for distracting, in a given direction, and supporting two tissue surfaces is provided. A plurality of wafers are consecutively inserted using a wafer insertion apparatus between the two tissue surfaces to create a column of wafers. A detachable wafer assembly is provided that ...



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