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Douglas Raymond, Connie Marchek, Thomas W Higginbotham, Anthony R Carlone, Katherine Herard, Timothy Beardsley: Surgical retractor systems and illuminated cannulae. DePuy Spine, Nutter McClennen & Fish, February 17, 2009: US07491168 (33 worldwide citation)

This invention includes surgical retractors that comprise an expandable frame that includes at least two base components, a connector, and at least two retractor blades attached to the expandable frame. Also included are surgical retractors that comprise a housing component that includes a cylindric ...


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Robert Sommerich, Glen Arthur Presbrey, Martin Meer, Gerhard Pohl, Katherine Herard: Instruments for expandable corpectomy spinal fusion cage. DePuy Spine, August 14, 2012: US08241294 (18 worldwide citation)

An instrument set for an intervertebral expandable spacer having a pair of co-axial annuluses locked together by an engagement member, the set including an inserter/expander having both a rapid expansion mechanism and a fine tuning expansion mechanism.


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Douglas Raymond, Connie Marchek, Thomas W Higginbotham, Anthony R Carlone, Katherine Herard, Timothy Beardsley: Surgical methods and surgical kits. DePuy Spine, Nutter McClennen & Fish, October 18, 2011: US08038611 (14 worldwide citation)

This invention includes surgical retractors that comprise an expandable frame that includes at least two base components, a connector, and at least two retractor blades attached to the expandable frame. Also included are surgical retractors that comprise a housing component that includes a cylindric ...


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Christopher Mickiewicz, Michael Alan Fisher, Michael O Neil, Paul Birkmeyer, Sean Selover, Michael Mahoney, Holly Brideau, Katherine Herard: Facet fixation and fusion screw and washer assembly and method of use. DePuy Synthes Products, Nutter McClennen & Fish, November 25, 2014: US08894685 (5 worldwide citation)

A spinal implant including a stabilization member coupled to an elongate member is herein provided. The implant can be configured for placement within a facet joint in an intra-facet or trans-facet configuration. Also, the implant can include a fusion-promoting bioactive material thereby providing a ...


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Douglas Raymond, Connie Marchek, Thomas W Higginbotham, Anthony R Carlone, Katherine Herard, Timothy Beardsley: Surgical methods and surgical kits. DePuy Synthes Products, Nutter McClennen & Fish, January 7, 2014: US08622897 (3 worldwide citation)

This invention includes surgical retractors that comprise an expandable frame that includes at least two base components, a connector, and at least two retractor blades attached to the expandable frame. Also included are surgical retractors that comprise a housing component that includes a cylindric ...


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Douglas Raymond, Connie Marchek, Thomas W Higginbotham, Anthony R Carlone, Katherine Herard, Timothy Beardsley: Surgical retractor systems and illuminated cannulae. DePuy Synthes Products, Nutter McClennen & Fish, December 10, 2013: US08602984 (2 worldwide citation)

This invention includes surgical retractors that comprise an expandable frame that includes at least two base components, a connector, and at least two retractor blades attached to the expandable frame. Also included are surgical retractors that comprise a housing component that includes a cylindric ...


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Michael A Fisher, Paul Birkmeyer, John Riley Hawkins, Katherine Herard, Anwar Upal: Smart pedicle tool. DePuy Spine, Nutter McClennen & Fish, August 21, 2012: US08249696 (2 worldwide citation)

Various methods and devices are provided for navigating through bone. In one embodiment, a bone navigation device is provided and includes a bone penetrating member configured to be implanted in bone and having at least one optical waveguide extending therethrough. The optical waveguide is adapted t ...


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Robert E Sommerich, Glen Arthur Presbrey, Martin Meer, Gerhard Pohl, Katherine Herard Ray: Instruments for expandable corpectomy spinal fusion cage. DePuy Synthes Products, Nutter McClennen & Fish, January 3, 2017: USRE046261

An instrument set for an intervertebral expandable spacer having a pair of co-axial annuluses locked together by an engagement member, the set including an inserter/expander having both a rapid expansion mechanism and a fine tuning expansion mechanism.


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Christopher Mickiewicz, Michael Alan Fisher, Michael O Neil, Paul Birkmeyer, Sean Selover, Michael Mahoney, Holly Brideau, Katherine Herard: Facet fixation and fusion screw and washer assembly and method of use. Depuy Spine, Nutter Mcclennen & Fish, October 16, 2008: US20080255622-A1

A spinal implant including a stabilization member coupled to an elongate member is herein provided. The implant can be configured for placement within a facet joint in an intra-facet or trans-facet configuration. Also, the implant can include a fusion-promoting bioactive material thereby providing a ...


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Douglas Raymond, Connie Marchek, Thomas W Higginbotham, Anthony R Carlone, Katherine Herard, Timothy Beardsley: Surgical methods and surgical kits. DePuy Spine, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds PC, July 21, 2005: US20050159650-A1

This invention includes surgical retractors that comprise an expandable frame that includes at least two base components, a connector, and at least two retractor blades attached to the expandable frame. Also included are surgical retractors that comprise a housing component that includes a cylindric ...