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Yasuhiko Hirayama, Haruko Ikata, Satoshi Ojima, Hiromi Matsuzaki: Artificial intervertebral disc. Asahi Kogaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Sandler Greenblum & Bernstein, August 7, 1990: US04946378 (423 worldwide citation)

An artificial intervertebral disc comprises a pair of end bodies which are provided, on their outer surfaces, with apatite layers. The disc includes a medical synthetic polymeric intermediate which is held between the end bodies through connecting members.


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Satoshi Ojima, Hiromi Matsuzaki: Vertebral connecting plate. Asahi Kogaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Sandler Greenblum & Bernstein, September 15, 1992: US05147361 (300 worldwide citation)

A vertebral connecting plate assembly includes a vertebral connecting plate which is provided, on its opposite ends, with vertebra connecting portions to be connected to associated vertebral members or bodies. The vertebra connecting portions have threaded holes, and the set screws of the present in ...


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Hiromi Matsuzaki, Satoshi Ojima, Masashi Nakamura: Prosthesis for spanning a space formed upon removal of an intervertebral disk. Asahi Kogaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Greenblum & Bernstein, July 9, 1996: US05534031 (217 worldwide citation)

An artificial vertebra spacer is embedded in and bridges a space between two adjacent vertebrae which are positioned superiorly and inferiorly of a removed intervertebral disk, respectively. The artificial vertebra spacer includes a hollow cylindrical member, and a helical screw thread disposed inte ...


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Hiromi Matsuzaki, Satoshi Ojima, Masashi Nakamura: Prosthesis for spanning a space formed upon removal of an intervertebral disk. Asahi Kogaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Greenblum & Bernstein, July 7, 1998: US05776196 (216 worldwide citation)

An artificial vertebra spacer is embedded in and bridges a space between two adjacent vertebrae which are positioned superiorly and inferiorly of a removed intervertebral disk, respectively. The artificial vertebra spacer includes a hollow cylindrical member, and a helical screw thread disposed inte ...


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Hiromi Matsuzaki, Yoshie Tominaga: Surgical instruments and a set of surgical instruments for use in treatment of vertebral bodies. Pentax Corporation, Hiromi Matsuzaki, Greenblum & Bernstein, January 9, 2007: US07160306 (25 worldwide citation)

Various surgical instruments for use in the treatment of vertebral body compression fractures, used respectively for: widening a working path; reducing deformity; inserting a filler; and impacting a filler are provided. A set of surgical instruments including these instruments makes it possible to t ...


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Hiromi Matsuzaki, Yoshie Tominaga: Bone replacement material. PENTAX Corporation, Hiromi Matsuzaki, Greenblum & Bernstein, July 3, 2007: US07238209 (13 worldwide citation)

A bone replacement material for use in a treatment for repairing a vertebral body compression fracture is formed into a pellet having a roughly polyhedral shape. Each pellet having the roughly polyhedral shape has a pair of opposite surfaces, in which one of the opposite surfaces is inclined with re ...


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Hiromi Matsuzaki, Yoshie Tominaga: Bone replacement material. Hoya Corporation, Hiromi Matsuzaki, Greenblum & Bernstein, October 11, 2011: US08034117 (7 worldwide citation)

Bone replacement material to be used by being packed into a bone defective part, wherein the bone replacement material consists essentially of a calcium phosphate based compound and is formed into a pellet and satisfies both of the following conditions (I) and (II): (I) porosity is equal to or less ...


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Hiromi MATSUZAKI, Yoshie TOMINAGA: Bone replacement material. Hiromi MATSUZAKI, Pentax Corporation, Greenblum & Bernstein, July 5, 2007: US20070156247-A1

A bone replacement material that can be introduced or packed into a bone defective part smoothly, reliably and safely is provided. The bone replacement material is formed into a pellet and a plurality of the pellets are packed into the bone defective part Each pellet defined by a plurality of surfac ...


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Hiromi Matsuzaki, Yoshie Tominaga: Surgical instruments and a set of surgical instruments for use in treatment of vertebral bodies. Hiromi Matsuzaki, Greenblum & Bernstein, June 12, 2003: US20030109883-A1

Various surgical instruments for use in the treatment of vertebral body compression fractures, used respectively for: widening a working path; reducing deformity; inserting a filler; and impacting a filler are provided. A set of surgical instruments including these instruments makes it possible to t ...


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Hiromi Matsuzaki, Yoshie Tominaga: Bone replacement material. PENTAX Corporation, Hiromi MATSUZAKI, Greenblum & Bernstein, January 15, 2004: US20040010314-A1

A bone replacement material for use in a treatment for repairing a vertebral body compression fracture is formed into a pellet having a roughly polyhedral shape. Each pellet having the roughly polyhedral shape has a pair of opposite surfaces, in which one of the opposite surfaces is inclined with re ...