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Jeff R Justis, Michael C Sherman: Superelastic spinal stabilization system and method. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, September 25, 2001: US06293949 (576 worldwide citation)

A device for stabilizing at least a portion of the spinal column, including a longitudinal member sized to span a distance between at least two vertebral bodies and being at least partially formed of a shape-memory material exhibiting pseudoelastic characteristics at about human body temperature. A ...


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Jeff R Justis, Michael C Sherman, Kevin T Foley: Instruments for stabilization of bony structures. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, March 11, 2003: US06530929 (548 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a brace installation instrument placement that is mounted to anchors secured in an animal subject. The installation instrument includes anchor extensions coupled to the anchors. The instrument is movable with respect to the anchors to position a brace in a position m ...


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Jeff R Justis: Advanced coupling device using shape-memory technology. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, July 3, 2001: US06254602 (316 worldwide citation)

An advanced coupling device using shape-memory technology. The coupling device includes a coupling element defining a longitudinal passage extending therethrough, the passage bounded by a side wall having a first end and an opposing second end, the side wall defining a first slot extending from the ...


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Jeff R Justis: Device and method for selectively preventing the locking of a shape-memory alloy coupling system. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, August 14, 2001: US06273888 (285 worldwide citation)

A shape-memory alloy coupling system for connecting two or more members and selectively preventing premature locking. The coupling system includes a coupling device adapted for connection to a member and being at least partially formed of a shape-memory material. The coupling device has a first conf ...


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Jeff R Justis, Michael C Sherman: Superelastic spinal stabilization system and method. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Moriarity McNett & Henry, July 13, 2004: US06761719 (253 worldwide citation)

A device for stabilizing at least a portion of the spinal column, including a longitudinal member sized to span a distance between at least two vertebral bodies and being at least partially formed of a shape-memory material exhibiting pseudoelastic characteristics at about human body temperature. A ...


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Hai H Trieu, Jeff R Justis, Troy D Drewry, Michael C Sherman, Bradley J Coates, Bradley T Estes: Non-metallic implant devices and intra-operative methods for assembly and fixation. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Moriarity McNett & Henry, August 12, 2003: US06605090 (238 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to orthopedic implants and to methods of treating bone defects. More specifically, but not exclusively, the present invention is directed to non-metallic implants and to methods for intra-operative assembly and fixation of orthopedic implants to facilitate medical treatment. T ...


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Kevin T Foley, Michael C Sherman, Jeff R Justis: Instruments and methods for stabilization of bony structures. Warsaw Orthopedic, Krieg DeVault, March 13, 2007: US07188626 (228 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods and instruments for placing a brace or connecting element into an animal subject for engagement with anchors secured in the animal subject. The installation instrument includes anchor extensions coupled to the anchors. The instrument is movable with respect t ...


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Kevin T Foley, Jeff R Justis: Surgical instrumentation and method for treatment of the spine. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Moriarty McNett & Henry, January 13, 2004: US06676665 (227 worldwide citation)

Instrumentation for treatment of the spine, including an elongate member having a deformable distal end portion at least partially formed of a flexible and preferably elastic material. The distal end portion has an initial configuration for placement adjacent a vertebral body and a deformed configur ...


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Michael C Sherman, Kevin T Foley, Jeff R Justis: Instruments and methods for stabilization of bony structures. SDGI Holdings, Krieg DeVault, March 14, 2006: US07011660 (216 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a brace installation instrument placement that is mounted to anchors secured in an animal subject. The installation instrument includes anchor extensions coupled to the anchors. The instrument is movable with respect to the anchors to position a brace in a position m ...


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Kevin T Foley, Michael C Sherman, Jeff R Justis: Instruments and methods for stabilization of bony structures. SDGI Holdings, Krieg DeVault, March 7, 2006: US07008422 (201 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a brace installation instrument placement that is mounted to anchors secured in an animal subject. The installation instrument includes anchor extensions coupled to the anchors. The instrument is movable with respect to the anchors to position a brace in a position m ...