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Richard M Salib, Kenneth A Pettine: Intervertebral disk arthroplasty. Danek Medical, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, November 2, 1993: US05258031 (817 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic disk having ball and socket members made of a material having expected durability to function properly for 40 years in a typical lumbar spine. The disk is shaped to provide movement in 6 degrees of freedom mimicking normal intervertebral movement, except compression. The arthroplasty de ...


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Lawrence M Boyd, Richard M Salib, Kenneth A Pettine: Intervertebral disk arthroplasty device. Danek Medical, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, October 8, 1996: US05562738 (598 worldwide citation)

A disk arthroplasty device (310) is provided for replacement of a spinal disk. The device is implantable into a resected disk space and is formed with ball (346) and socket (326) members and shaped to provide lateral bending and backward extension of up to about 5.degree. and forward flexion of up t ...


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Lawrence M Boyd, Richard M Salib, Kenneth A Pettine: Intervertebral disk arthroplasty device. Danek Medical, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, June 20, 1995: US05425773 (569 worldwide citation)

A disk arthroplasty device (310) is provided for replacement of a spinal disk. The device is implantable into a resected disk space and is formed with ball (346) and socket (326) members and shaped to provide lateral bending and backward extension of up to about 5.degree. and forward flexion of up t ...


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Kenneth A Pettine, James D Stice, Timothy J Ley: Bone probe. Richard E Brink, September 7, 1993: US05242448 (149 worldwide citation)

An orthopedic bone probing device to locate cavities, holes, and crevices in bones. For instance, where holes are drilled in bones to accommodate fastening devices it is important to ascertain if there are any sites where the drilling penetrated the entire side wall of the bone resulting in an undes ...


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Kenneth A Pettine: Achilles tendon rehabilitation brace and method for its manufacture. September 11, 1990: US04955370 (19 worldwide citation)

An Achilles tendon rehabilitation brace for protecting motion that may be imposed on a repaired Achilles tendon following surgical anastomosis consisting of a member receiving shoewear to be received and secured upon a rugged slip resistant sole, side arms having upper and lower extremities vertical ...


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Lawrence M Boyd, Richard M Salib, Kenneth A Pettine: Intervertebral disk arthroplasty device. Danek Medical, November 1, 1998: TW343916

An intervertebral disk arthroplasty device adapted to replace a disk between a first vertebra and a second vertebra in a spine, the arthroplasty device comprising:a first member for engaging the first vertebra having a first joint surface, a first posterior end and a first anterior end, the ends def ...


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