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James Ogilvie, Michael C Sherman, Troy Drewry, Jean Saurat: Method for the correction of spinal deformities through vertebral body tethering without fusion. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Moriarty McNett & Henry, September 9, 2003: US06616669 (388 worldwide citation)

A fusionless method of treating spinal deformities in the spine of a child or young adult involves attaching a tether to vertebral bodies on the convex side of the spine. Deformities are treated by using the tether to selectively constrain growth in a portion of the convex side of the spine. One dev ...


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James Ogilvie, Christoph Hopf, Michael C Sherman, Troy Drewry, Jean Saurat: Method for the correction of spinal deformities through vertebral body tethering without fusion. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, October 9, 2001: US06299613 (274 worldwide citation)

A fusionless method of treating spinal deformities in the spine of a child or young adult involves attaching a tether to vertebral bodies on the convex side of the spine. Deformities are treated by using the tether to selectively constrain growth in a portion of the convex side of the spine. One dev ...


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Jean Saurat: Vertebral rod for spinal osteosynthesis instrumentation and osteosynthesis instrumentation, including said rod. Sofamor S N C, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, August 8, 2000: US06099528 (247 worldwide citation)

A vertebral rod for fixation of a spine, the rod formed of a first material and defining a passage extending at least partially therethrough, the passage at least partially filled with a second material different from the first material to thereby enable the stiffness of the rod to be varied along i ...


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James Ogilvie, Troy D Drewry, Michael C Sherman, Jean Saurat: Shape memory alloy staple. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Moriarty McNett & Henry, August 10, 2004: US06773437 (165 worldwide citation)

A fusionless method of correcting spinal deformities in growing adolescents is disclosed utilizing a shape memory alloy staple. Various embodiments of the shape memory alloy staple include features such as barbs on the inner and outer surfaces of the prongs in the shape memory alloy staple as well a ...


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Jean Saurat, Dominique Bigand, Jean Louis Chevalier: Device for interconnecting an elongate element and a support for said element. Sofamor S N C, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, April 1, 1997: US05615965 (32 worldwide citation)

The device comprises a slide (3) so profiled as to be insertable in a support (2) in a slidable and coaxial manner with respect to an elongate element (1) and in intimate contact with the latter. This slide has two lateral lips (5) adapted to cooperate with ramps for clamping the slide and formed in ...


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Jean Saurat, Stephane Bette: Bone screw and method for manufacturing said screw. SOfamor S N C, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, July 4, 2000: US06083227 (24 worldwide citation)

Bone screw for osteosynthesis devices comprising a screwing head and a screw-threaded shank having a transition portion having a variable profile between two shank parts of different profiles. The threading has a constant pitch and a constant outside diameter, and includes cutting crests throughout ...


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