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Kyle Hayes: Bone stabilization plate with a secured-locking mechanism for cervical fixation. Interpore Cross International, Laura F Shunk, Hudak & Shunk Co A, May 1, 2001: US06224602 (328 worldwide citation)

A bone plate assembly is provided having a fixation plate held in position in a bone by a plurality of fasteners. The fasteners extend through holes in the bone plate to engage the bone below. Further, the assembly includes a locking plate which is secured to the fixation plate by means of a lock sc ...


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Aniruddha A Nazre, Steven L Krebs, S Kyle Hayes: Suture anchor. Zimmer, Cary R Reeves, November 12, 1996: US05573548 (286 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor comprises a shaft having a proximal and a distal end. A screw thread extends from the shaft and spirals from the proximal to the distal end. A cross-hole is formed through the shaft and the screw thread near the proximal end. The cross-hole receives a suture which provides a double e ...


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S Kyle Hayes, John E Meyers, Antony J Lozier: Sagittal approximator. Zimmer, Margaret L Geringer, June 4, 1991: US05020519 (235 worldwide citation)

A sagittal approximator for clamping engagement with an open back hook for urging a spinal rod into seating engagement with said hook. The sagittal approximator includes an integral fixed handle and jaw. A shiftable handle is pivotally connected to the fixed handle. A shiftable jaw is pivotally conn ...


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Mark E Apgar, Kyle Hayes: Longitudinally adjustable bone plates and method for use thereof. Interpore Cross International, Hudak & Shunk Co A, April 2, 2002: US06364881 (154 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a bone plate having at least two and up to ten ringed eyelets for receiving anchoring bone screws in a modified ball-and-socket joint. The eyelets are longitudinally aligned and joined to neighboring eyelets by curvilinear, bendable ribs extending between pairs of eyelets. T ...


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Kevin S Cook, S Kyle Hayes, James R Toone: Ratchet lock for an intramedullary nail locking bolt. Zimmer, Todd A Dawson, December 26, 1995: US05478341 (145 worldwide citation)

This invention includes a ratchet wheel carried by the locking bolt and engaged by a pin carried by the targeting guide. The pin and ratchet wheel permit the locking bolt to rotate in a tightening direction and prevent the bolt from rotating in a direction to cause the bolt to loosen. Therefore, dur ...


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Kyle Hayes: Bone stabilization plate with a secured-locking mechanism for cervical fixation. Cross Medical Products, Laura F Shunk, Hudak Shunk & Farine Co, August 5, 2003: US06602256 (136 worldwide citation)

A bone plate assembly is provided having a fixation plate held in position in a bone by a plurality of fasteners. The fasteners extend through holes in the bone plate to engage the bone below. Further, the assembly includes a locking plate, which is secured to the fixation plate by a lock screw or i ...


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S Kyle Hayes, Antony J Lozier: Temporary clamp and inserter for a posterior midline spinal clamp. Zimmer, Todd A Dawson, December 1, 1992: US05167662 (112 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a temporary clamp for connection to the midline clamp which holds the midline clamp in engagement about the lamina and is small enough to be substantially out of the way of the surgeon in use. The temporary clamp is removably connected to the midline clamp by a pair of screws. ...


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S Kyle Hayes, Randall N Allard: Spinal coupler seater with dual jaws and an independent plunger. Zimmer, Todd A Dawson, November 15, 1994: US05364397 (105 worldwide citation)

An instrument and method for locating and attaching a spinal coupler to an implanted spinal rod including body and lever handles that attach about the spinal rod. A cam handle is connected to the body handle to actuate a plunger that applies a compression force to the spinal coupler to attach it to ...


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Joey Camia Reglos, Moti Altarac, Stanley Kyle Hayes, Shawn Tebbe, Daniel H Kim, J Christopher Flaherty: Systems and methods for stabilization of bone structures. Exactech, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, Eric B Meyertons, May 3, 2011: US07935134 (48 worldwide citation)

A dynamic bone stabilization system is provided. The system may be placed through small incisions and tubes. The system provides systems and methods of treating the spine, which eliminate pain and enable spinal motion, which effectively mimics that of a normally functioning spine. Methods are also p ...


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S Kyle Hayes: Rod bender. Zimmer, Margaret L Geringer, November 10, 1992: US05161404 (45 worldwide citation)

An instrument for bending a rod, wherein the instrument includes an elongated handle and an angled tip extending therefrom. The tip includes a channel or bore therethrough for receiving the rod. The top side of the tip may include a flat surface thereon. Two such instruments are used to bend a rod b ...