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Jean Francois Jeanson, Marc Ameil, Herve Dinville, Jean Huppert, Thierry Marnay, Michel Gau: Spacer implant for substituting missing vertebrae. JBS, Spencer & Frank, March 3, 1998: US05723013 (269 worldwide citation)

An implant for replacing a removed vertebra includes an outer sleeve having a longitudinal axis and a peripheral inner surface. The inner surface has a series of axially adjoining, peripheral grooves lending the inner surface a sawtooth-shaped configuration when viewing the inner sleeve in axial sec ...


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Marc Ameil, Jean Huppert, Jean Louis Jermann, Thierry Marnay: Osteosynthesis system for vertebra arthrodesis. Aesculap & Co KG, Harrison & Egbert, July 11, 2000: US06086588 (227 worldwide citation)

An osteosynthesis system for vertebral arthrodesis, having at least one vertebral compression or distraction bar capable of extending over a portion at least of the rachis; at least one vertebral anchoring member having an end head with a spherical surface, an intermediate shank and a vertebral anch ...


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Thierry Marnay, Jean Huppert, Salvatore Sessa, Joel Godard: Cervical cage designed for the performance of intersomatic arthrodesis. Societe JBS, Harrison & Egbert, February 3, 1998: US05713899 (224 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a cervical cage device designed to perform an intersomatic arthrodesis. It is made from a flat and elongated metal plate (1) wider in its central part (2), whose edges, except in the central part, have teeth (30, 40). The plate (1) is bent to form an open ring and the teeth ...


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Jean Francois Jeanson, Jean Huppert, Alex Autrique, Joel Remond, Francis Lesoin: Device for straightening, fixing, compressing, and elongating cervical vertebrae. JBS Societe Anonyme, Harrison & Egbert, November 1, 1994: US05360429 (170 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a device for the straightening, fixing, compressing, and elongating of cervical vertebrae. The present invention includes a pair of rods extending to occipital plates. The occipital plates conform to the shape and inclination of the occiput. A connecting plate is attached to ...


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Jacques Beaurain, Jean Marc Fuentes, Jean Marc Vital, Thierry Dufour, Jean Huppert: Intervertebral disc prosthesis. LDR Medical, Civins Denko Coburn & Lauff, March 23, 2010: US07682396 (165 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an intervertebral disk prosthesis comprising at least three parts including a first plate, referred to as the upper plate (1), a second plate, referred to as the lower plate (2), and a core (3), the upper surface of the core (3) being in contact with at least part (1 ...


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Jean Huppert, Marc Ameil: Osseous anchoring device for a prosthesis. LDR Medical, June 6, 2006: US07056344 (121 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an osseous anchoring device intended to maintain a prosthesis or an implant in position, and in particular an anchoring device for an intervertebral prosthesis. The anchoring device for a prosthesis (1), or an implant, is intended to be anchored in a prepared osseous ...


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Christian Louis, Jean Huppert, Patrick Tropiano, Thierry Dufour: Vertebral cage device with modular fixation. LDR Medical, Fish & Richardson P C, September 29, 2009: US07594931 (108 worldwide citation)

Intervertebral arthrodesis for insertion in an intervertebral space separating opposite faces of two adjacent vertebrae has a ring shaped intervertebral cage having a bar that extends perpendicular to the axis of the spine. The bar has a height less than the rest of the cage. A surface of the cage c ...


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Thierry Marnay, Jean Huppert, Marc Ameil: Rehabitable connecting-screw device for a bone joint, intended in particular for stabilizing at least two vertebrae. JBS, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, August 19, 1997: US05658285 (69 worldwide citation)

A screw device for a bone joint particularly for stabilizing at least two vertebrae includes a monobloc tubular body with a thread on its exterior, and being longitudinally grooved on its interior deep enough as to form openings at the root of the thread communicating between the exterior of the bod ...


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Marc Ameil, Jean Huppert, Jean Louis Jermann, Thierry Marnay: Vertebral osteosynthetic system. Aesculap & Co KG, Harrison & Egbert, June 20, 2000: US06077263 (50 worldwide citation)

A spinal implant system including a spinal rod, a first clasp and a second clasp, a connecting element having a head and a shank connecting the first and second clasps, a first fastener for fastening the body of the first clasp to the spinal rod, a second fastener for fastening the shank of the conn ...


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Jean Francois Jeanson, Jean Huppert: Self-retaining means for fasteners particularly screws. JBS, Spencer & Frank, July 2, 1996: US05531554 (46 worldwide citation)

A fastener for insertion through aligned holes of two components to be secured to one another by the fastener. The fastener includes a shaft portion having an end; a fastener head disposed at said end; and a retaining arrangement for maintaining the fastener captive by the components. The retaining ...