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Robert D Fraser, Michael J O&apos Neil, Mark Boomer: Medical installation tool. DePuy AcroMed, Nutter McClennen & Fish, November 12, 2002: US06478800 (405 worldwide citation)

A tool for installing an object, such as an artificial disk prosthesis, between adjacent vertebrae includes a pair of opposed levers separated by a fulcrum. Blade tips are disposed at the distal end of the levers. A pusher block is disposed distally of the fulcrum, and upon actuation by forward move ...


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Robert D Fraser, Alexander Grinberg, Daniel Malone, Bradley Moore, Michael J O&apos Neil, Mark Boomer: Medical installation tool. DePuy Acromed, Nutter McClennen & Fish, June 29, 2004: US06755841 (379 worldwide citation)

An installation tool that is useful for the efficient and effective placement of an article, such as an artificial disc, between adjacent vertebral bodies is provided. The installation tool can be provided as a kit having modular components which allow the surgeon to select from among a variety of c ...


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Raymond Ross, Michael O&apos Neil, Mark Boomer: Modular disc prosthesis. DePuy Spine, Nutter McClennen & Fish, April 27, 2004: US06726720 (188 worldwide citation)

A modular implant that is effective to replace a damaged or degenerated spinal disc is provided. The implant includes a central core member having superior and inferior surfaces, a superior endplate member having a bone-contacting surface and a mating surface effective to mate with the superior surf ...


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Robert Fraser, Mark Boomer: Surgical trial implant. DePuy Spine, Nutter McClennen & Fish, April 20, 2004: US06723097 (135 worldwide citation)

A trial implant and trial implant kit for assisting a physician in selecting an appropriately sized prosthesis is provided. In one embodiment, the trial medical implant device includes a body formed from a radio-lucent material and having a size and shape adapted to fit within or adjacent to an inte ...


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Alexander Grinberg, Mark Boomer: Endplate shaping device. Depuy Acromed, December 12, 2006: US07147642 (21 worldwide citation)

An improved milling block for use in shaping endplates of opposing vertebral bodies, the block having upper and lower vertical slots for anchoring pins that allow free movement of the adjacent vertebral bodies and a laterally-moving vibratory cutting element.


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Alastair Mark Boomer, John Paul Lesso: Calibration circuit and associated method. Wolfson Microelectronics, Dickstein Shapiro, January 19, 2010: US07649480 (6 worldwide citation)

A calibration circuit and method suitable for black level calibration in image processing, the circuit comprising an analogue gain amplifier, an analogue to digital converter; a correction circuit for receiving a digital signal and providing a digital offset signal; and a digital to analogue convert ...


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Shawn T Huxel, Todd Fruchterman, Mark Boomer, Thomas M Poandl, Ronald W Marsh: Urethral catheter stent delivery system. Ethicon, August 16, 2005: US06929651 (5 worldwide citation)

A stent delivery system for the placement of non-expandable stents in the urethra is described. The delivery system is generally composed of a catheter with a stent mounted near the distal end of the catheter. The stent is held in place by a balloon or mechanical mechanism.


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Alastair Mark Boomer, John Paul Lesso: Calibration circuit and associated method. Wolfson Microelectronics, Dickstein Shapiro, August 9, 2011: US07994954 (1 worldwide citation)

A calibration circuit and method suitable for black level calibration in image processing, the circuit comprising an analogue gain amplifier, an analogue to digital converter; a correction circuit for receiving a digital signal and providing a digital offset signal; and a digital to analogue convert ...


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Shawn T Huxel, Todd Fruchterman, Mark Boomer, Thomas M Poandl, Ronald W Marsh: Urethral catheter stent delivery system. Ethicon, March 24, 2009: US07507247

A stent delivery system for the placement of non-expandable stents in the urethra is described. The delivery system is generally composed of a catheter with a stent mounted near the distal end of the catheter. The stent is held in place by a balloon or mechanical mechanism.


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William S Rosenberg, Thomas V Doherty, Mark Boomer, Bryan S Jones: Spinal rod approximator. Nutter Mcclennen & Fish, July 29, 2004: US20040147936-A1

Spinal implants, spinal rod approximators for seating a stabilizing rod in a rod-receiving portion of a spinal implant, and methods for using the same are provided. In one embodiment, a spinal rod approximator is provided including an elongate member having a grasping member formed on a distal end t ...