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James F Zucherman, Ken Y Hsu, Charles J Winslow, Henry A Klyce, John Flynn: Interspinous process distraction system and method with positionable wing and method. St Francis Medical Technologies, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, February 24, 2004: US06695842 (366 worldwide citation)

An implant that is implanted between adjacent spinous processes for the relief of pain associated with the spine. The device has a spacer to distract apart the adjacent spinous processes. To minimize trauma to the patient, the device has a tapered tissue expander to distract a previously created ope ...


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James F Zucherman, Ken Y Hsu, Charles J Winslow, John Flynn: Mating insertion instruments for spinal implants and methods of use. St Francis Medical Technologies, Fliesler Dubb Meyer and Lovejoy, March 30, 2004: US06712819 (324 worldwide citation)

Insertion instruments and a main body assembly and a universal wing to be inserted are provided, along with methods of using these instruments for the insertion of the spinal implants in patients to relieve the symptoms of, for example, spinal stenosis, injuries, and degenerative diseases of the spi ...


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James F Zucherman, Ken Y Hsu, Charles J Winslow, John Flynn: Curved dilator and method. St Francis Medical Technologies, Fliesler Meyer, August 9, 2005: US06926728 (222 worldwide citation)

The present invention generally relates to a dilator with a curved tip. The curved tip is machined through a specific range of diameters so that a physician can establish the diameter of the opening with the dilator inserted. The angle of the dilator also allows the physician to access the interspin ...


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James F Zucherman, Ken Y Hsu, Charles J Winslow, Scott Yerby, John Flynn: Apparatus and method for determining implant size. St Francis Medical Technologies, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, November 25, 2003: US06652534 (186 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for determining the space between adjacent spinous process. A trial implant instrument contains a trial sizer and an elongated body. The trial sizer and elongated body are pivotally mounted so that as the trial sizer is urged between adjacent spinous process, a physician may r ...


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James F Zucherman, Ken Y Hsu, Charles J Winslow, Scott A Yerby, Steve Mitchell, John Flynn: Artificial vertebral disk replacement implant with translating pivot point. St Francis Medical Technologies, Fliesler Meyer, August 1, 2006: US07083649 (165 worldwide citation)

An artificial vertebral disk replacement implant is disclosed along with its method of operation and a method of implanting. The implant has first and second plates that each mate with a vertebral body. Each plate has one side for mating with a vertebral body. The first plate has a socket on one sid ...


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Kurt Donald Huber, Arthur Richard Brisebois, Judson John Flynn: Femto cell access point passthrough model. AT&T Mobility II, Turocy & Watson, June 5, 2012: US08194549 (162 worldwide citation)

The subject innovation provides system(s) and method(s) to supply fixed, differentiated quality of service (QoS) for packetized traffic (e.g., voice and data) intended for femto cell coverage when transmitted concurrently with external broadband traffic. Quality of Service differentiation is supplie ...


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Kurt Donald Huber, Judson John Flynn, William Gordon Mansfield: Exchange of access control lists to manage femto cell coverage. AT&T Mobility II, Turocy & Watson, January 10, 2012: US08094551 (146 worldwide citation)

System(s) and method(s) provide access management to femto cell service through access control list(s) (e.g., white list(s), or black list(s)). White list(s) includes a set of subscriber station(s) identifier numbers, codes, or tokens, and also can include additional fields for femto cell access man ...


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Kurt Donald Huber, Judson John Flynn, William Gordon Mansfield: Reciprocal addition of attribute fields in access control lists and profiles for femto cell coverage management. AT&T Mobility II, Turocy & Watson, December 20, 2011: US08082353 (116 worldwide citation)

System(s) and method(s) provide access management to femto cell service through access control list(s) (e.g., white list(s), or black list(s)). White list(s) includes a set of subscriber station(s) identifier numbers, codes, or tokens, and also can include additional fields for femto cell access man ...


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James F Zucherman, Ken Y Hsu, Charles A Hartjen, Charles J Winslow, John Flynn, David Bohrer: Interspinous process implant sizer and distractor with a split head and size indicator and method. St Francis Medical Technologies, Fliesler Meyer, March 13, 2007: US07189234 (107 worldwide citation)

The present invention enables a physician to distract a previously created opening, determine the size of the opening, and alternatively, subsequently assist in inserting an implant between adjacent spinous processes. The distracting device has two prongs which separate as the handle of the device i ...


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John Flynn, Ulrich Buddemeier, Henrik Stewenius, Hartmut Neven, Fernando Brucher, Hartwig Adam: Matching an approximately located query image against a reference image set. Google, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, May 29, 2012: US08189964 (87 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the invention pertain to matching a selected image/photograph against a database of reference images having location information. The image of interest may include some location information itself, such as latitude/longitude coordinates and orientation. However, the location information p ...