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Steve Wysocki, Joseph N Logan, Richard Manzi, Robert D Paxson, John Pafford, Mark D LoGuidice, Tyler P Lipschultz, Carl Michael Nilsson, Daniel S Savage: Expandable interbody fusion device. Spine Wave, Hoffman & Baron, January 25, 2011: US07875078 (127 worldwide citation)

An expandable interbody fusion device for implantation into the intradiscal space between two opposing vertebral bodies of a spine comprises a superior endplate member having an upper surface for engaging a superior vertebral body in a spine, and an inferior endplate member having a lower surface fo ...


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Keith Collins, Thomas G Wilson, Jared Walkenhorst, Dennis Lee, Andrew Carter, John Pafford, Mark D LoGuidice, Lance Middleton, Lawrence Boyd: Methods for treating defects and injuries of an intervertebral disc. Spine Wave, Maginot Moore & Beck, June 22, 2010: US07740660 (28 worldwide citation)

A method for treating a herniated spinal disc between opposing vertebral bodies having a damaged outer annulus and an inner nucleus pulposus comprises the steps of: providing access to the nucleus pulposus through the annulus; removing at least a portion of the nucleus pulposus to create an intradis ...


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Hyun Bae, John Pafford: Dynamic stabilization devices and methods. Spine Wave, Hoffmann & Baron, August 9, 2011: US07993375 (11 worldwide citation)

A dynamic stabilization device includes end caps that define a bore for receiving a corresponding bone screw therethrough. A spacer is engaged between each end cap and a cable passes through each of the components and is placed in tension to couple the spacer between the two end caps. The spacer is ...


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John Pafford, Lawrence M Boyd, William F McKay, Eddie F Ray III, James E Van Hoeck: Bone grafts. Warsaw Orthopedic, July 19, 2011: US07981156 (10 worldwide citation)

Spinal spacers 20 are provided for fusion of a motion segment. The spacers include a load bearing member 21 having a wall 22 sized for engagement within a space between adjacent vertebrae to maintain the space and an effective amount of an osteogenic composition to stimulate osteoinduction. The oste ...


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Keith Collins, Thomas G Wilson, Jared Walkenhorst, Dennis Lee, Andrew Carter, John Pafford, Mark D LoGuidice, Lance Middleton, Lawrence Boyd: Methods for injecting a curable biomaterial into an intervertebral space. Spine Wave, Maginot Moore & Beck, July 7, 2009: US07556650 (9 worldwide citation)

A method for treating a diseased or damaged spinal disc having an inner nucleus pulposus and an outer annulus is provided comprises the steps of: providing access to the nucleus pulposus through the annulus; removing at least a portion of the nucleus pulposus to create an intradiscal space; determin ...


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Keith Collins, Thomas G Wilson, Jared Walkenhorst, Dennis Lee, Andrew Carter, John Pafford, Mark D LoGuidice, Lance Middleton, Lawrence Boyd: Methods for injecting a curable biomaterial into an intervertebral space. Spine Wave, Maginot Moore & Beck, September 7, 2010: US07789913 (4 worldwide citation)

A method for treating a diseased or damaged spinal disc comprises the steps of: (a) providing access to the nucleus pulposus through the annulus; (b) removing at least a portion of the nucleus pulposus to create an intradiscal space; determining the size of the intradiscal space; and (c) sealably in ...


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John Pafford, Thomas G Wilson: Dynamic spinal stabilization system. Spine Wave, Hoffmann & Baron, April 22, 2014: US08702760 (4 worldwide citation)

A dynamic stabilization system includes a stabilization element, such as a spinal rod, a plurality of bone anchors, such as bone bolts, and a like plurality of connectors for connecting the bolts to the spinal rod. At least some of the connectors include a flexible element between the bone anchor an ...


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Hyun Bae, John Pafford: Method for stabilizing a motion segment of the spine of a patient. Spine Wave, Hoffmann & Baron, April 23, 2013: US08425571 (4 worldwide citation)

A dynamic stabilization device includes end caps that define a bore for receiving a corresponding bone screw therethrough. A spacer is engaged between each end cap and a cable passes through each of the components and is placed in tension to couple the spacer between the two end caps. The spacer is ...


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Keith Collins, Lawrence Boyd, Andrew Carter, Dennis Lee, John Pafford, Jared Walkenhorst, Thomas G Wilson, Mark D LoGuidice, Lance Middlelton: Devices for injecting a curable biomaterial into a intervertebral space. Spine Wave, Maginot Moore & Beck, May 25, 2010: US07722579 (3 worldwide citation)

A vented needle assembly is provided for sealably injecting biomaterial into an intradiscal space interiorly of the annulus of a spinal disc and for providing an exhaust for the intradiscal space. The vented needle assembly comprises a compressible seal body for pressing against an outer surface of ...