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Kevin T Foley, Peter M Klara, Keith Maxwell, Lance Middleton, Matthew M Morrison: Osteosynthesis apparatus. Smith & Nephew, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, October 28, 1997: US05681311 (374 worldwide citation)

A bone fixation apparatus having an elongated plate member with at least two pairs of circular openings and a series of openings positioned along the longitudinal plane of the plate member with the circular openings and the series of openings each having a central vertical axis. The circular opening ...


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Nabil L Muhanna, Lance Middleton: Artificial spinal ligament. Howmedica Osteonics, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, July 1, 2003: US06585769 (165 worldwide citation)

A simple and flexible artificial ligament which easily conforms to a patient's anatomy and can be used independently or in combination with an intervertebral graft, implant or prosthesis to return stability to the spine subsequent to a surgical spinal procedure is disclosed. In one preferred em ...


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Jared Walkenhorst, Herb Cohen, Lance Middleton: Apparatus for fusing adjacent bone structure. Kowmedica Osteonics, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, June 7, 2005: US06902581 (52 worldwide citation)

A fusion implant apparatus for facilitating fusion of adjacent bone structures includes a threadless implant member which is positioned between adjacent opposed bone structures. The implant member defines a longitudinal axis and first and second longitudinal ends and has an outer wall which is dimen ...


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Jared Walkenhorst, Herb Cohen, Lance Middleton: Threaded apparatus for fusing adjacent bone structure. Howmedica Osteonics, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, April 27, 2004: US06726722 (41 worldwide citation)

A fusion implant apparatus for facilitating fusion of adjacent bone structures includes an implant member for positioning between adjacent opposed bone structures. The implant member defines a longitudinal axis and first and second longitudinal ends and has an outer wall dimensioned to engage the op ...


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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 (27 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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Nabil L Muhanna, Lance Middleton: Method of repairing a bone joint. Bone Runner Technologies, Howmedica Osteonics, Gardere Wynne Sewell, October 3, 2006: US07115142 (26 worldwide citation)

A method of repairing a bone joint by using a simple and flexible artificial ligament which easily conforms to a patient's anatomy and can be used independently or in combination with an intervertebral graft, implant or prosthesis to return stability to the spine subsequent to a surgical spine proce ...


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Lance Middleton: Artificial intervertebral disc. Howmedica Osteonics, Lerner David Littenberg Krummolz & Mentlik, October 31, 2006: US07128762 (17 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral prosthesis includes a disc member dimensioned for insertion within an intervertebral space between adjacent vertebrae to replace at least a portion of an intervertebral disc removed therefrom. The disc member has sufficient rigidity to support the adjacent vertebrae in spaced relat ...


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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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Lance Middleton, Scott Reed, Jared Walkenhorst: Systems and methods for mixing fluids. Spine Wave, Hoffmann & Baron, February 7, 2012: US08109902 (4 worldwide citation)

Improvements are provided for a syringe-to-syringe mixing system to improve the mixing characteristics of the system. In one embodiment, a mixing apparatus includes opposite fittings for mounting to a pair of syringes. The mixing apparatus defines a fluid passageway therethrough and includes a flow ...