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Mark A Reiley, Arie Scholten, Karen D Talmadge, Robert M Scribner: Systems and methods for treating fractured or diseased bone using expandable bodies. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, June 19, 2001: US06248110 (565 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods treat fractured or diseased bone by deploying more than a single therapeutic tool into the bone. In one arrangement, the systems and methods deploy an expandable body in association with a bone cement nozzle into the bone, such that both occupy the bone interior at the same time. ...


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Mark A Reiley, Arie Scholten, Karen D Talmadge: Inflatable device for use in surgical protocols relating to treatment of fractured or diseased bones. Ryan Maki Mann & Hohenfeldt, October 27, 1998: US05827289 (561 worldwide citation)

A balloon for use in compressing cancellous bone and marrow (also known as medullary bone or trabecular bone) against the inner cortex of bones whether the bones are fractured or not. The balloon comprises an inflatable, non-expandable balloon body for insertion into said bone. The body has a shape ...


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Reynaldo A Osorio, Marialulu Follmer, Richard W Layne, Ryan P Boucher, Karen D Talmadge, Joseph J Basista: Methods for treating fractured and/or diseased bone. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, April 27, 2004: US06726691 (292 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to devices and methods for treating fractured and/or diseased bone. More specifically, the present invention relates to devices and methods for repairing, reinforcing and/or treating fractured and/or diseased bone using various devices, including cavity-forming devices.


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Ryan P Boucher, Mark A Reiley, Robert M Scribner, Karen D Talmadge: Expandable structures for deployment in interior body regions. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, April 13, 2004: US06719773 (248 worldwide citation)

An expandable structure carried at the end of a catheter tube assembly can be contracted and/or wrapped to present a reduced profile during deployment and/or removal from a targeted tissue site.


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Robert M Scribner, Karen D Talmadge: Expandable preformed structures for deployment in interior body regions. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, December 27, 2005: US06979341 (212 worldwide citation)

An expandable structure made from an elastomer material is preformed to a desired geometry by exposure to heat and pressure. The structure undergoes controlled expansion and further distention in cancellous bone, with controlled deformation and without stress failure.


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Sheila S Stevens, Ryan P Boucher, Lulu Follmer, Nenita Salom, Paul Reiss, Cesar Ico, Karen D Talmadge, Mark A Reiley, Arie Scholten: Inflatable device for use in surgical protocol relating to fixation of bone. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, August 28, 2007: US07261720 (190 worldwide citation)

A balloon for use in compressing cancellous bone and marrow (also known as medullary bone or trabecular bone). The balloon comprises an inflatable balloon body for insertion into said bone. The body has a shape and size to compress at least a portion of the cancellous bone to form a cavity in the ca ...


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Mark A Reiley, Arie Scholten, Karen D Talmadge, Robert M Scribner: Systems and methods for treating fractured or diseased bone using expandable bodies. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion SC, May 31, 2005: US06899719 (188 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods treat fractured or diseased bone by deploying more than a single therapeutic tool into the bone. In one arrangement, the systems and methods deploy an expandable body in association with a bone cement nozzle into the bone, such that both occupy the bone interior at the same time. ...


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Mark A Reiley, Arie Scholten, Karen D Talmadge, Robert M Scribner, Michael L Reo: Method for treating a vertebral body. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, May 16, 2006: US07044954 (154 worldwide citation)

A structure adapted to assume an expanded geometry having a desired configuration when used in bone includes material that limits the expanded geometry. The structure undergoes stress when expanded during its first use in bone. As a result, the structure can not be relied upon to reach its desired c ...


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Ryan P Boucher, Mark A Reiley, Robert M Scribner, Karen D Talmadge: Expandable preformed structures for deployment in interior body regions. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, August 19, 2003: US06607544 (150 worldwide citation)

An expandable structure made from an elastomer material is preformed to a desired geometry by exposure to heat and pressure. The structure undergoes controlled expansion and further distention in cancellous bone, with controlled deformation and without failure.


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Paul Reiss, Cesar Ico, Karen D Talmadge, Mark A Reiley, Arie Scholten: Devices and methods using an expandable body with internal restraint for compressing cancellous bone. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz and Manion S C, July 10, 2007: US07241303 (150 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods compress cancellous bone. In one arrangement, the devices and methods make use of an expandable body that includes an internal restraint coupled to the body. The internal restraint directs expansion of the body. In one arrangement, a method for treating bone inserts the device ha ...