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Jeff R Justis, Michael C Sherman: Superelastic spinal stabilization system and method. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, September 25, 2001: US06293949 (570 worldwide citation)

A device for stabilizing at least a portion of the spinal column, including a longitudinal member sized to span a distance between at least two vertebral bodies and being at least partially formed of a shape-memory material exhibiting pseudoelastic characteristics at about human body temperature. A ...


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Gary Lowery, Michael C Sherman, Eddie F Ray III, Bradley J Coates: Anterior cervical plating system. Danek Medical, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, November 15, 1994: US05364399 (554 worldwide citation)

An anterior cervical plating system is disclosed which includes an elongated plate having a pair of bone screw bores at opposite ends of the plate, and with bone screw slot configurations in the middle bridge portion of the plate. A single locking screw is provided at each end of the plate which eng ...


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Jeff R Justis, Michael C Sherman, Kevin T Foley: Instruments for stabilization of bony structures. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, March 11, 2003: US06530929 (525 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a brace installation instrument placement that is mounted to anchors secured in an animal subject. The installation instrument includes anchor extensions coupled to the anchors. The instrument is movable with respect to the anchors to position a brace in a position m ...


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Michael C Sherman, Troy Drewry: Multi-axial bone screw assembly. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarity & McNett, August 25, 1998: US05797911 (509 worldwide citation)

A multi-axial bone screw assembly includes a bone screw having a partially spherical head. The bone screw head is truncated at an upper surface in which a tool receiving recess is defined. The assembly includes a receiver member including a central bore that defines a tapered recess to receive the h ...


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Michael C Sherman, Troy Drewry: Multi-axial bone screw assembly. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, March 9, 1999: US05879350 (509 worldwide citation)

A multi-axial bone screw assembly includes a bone screw having a partially spherical head. The bone screw head is truncated at an upper surface in which a tool receiving recess is defined. The assembly includes a receiver member including a central bore that defines a tapered recess to receive a con ...


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Michael C Sherman, Troy Drewry: Multi-axial bone screw assembly. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, March 23, 1999: US05885286 (449 worldwide citation)

A multi-axial bone engaging fastener assembly includes a bone screw having a partially spherical head. The bone screw head is truncated at an upper surface in which a tool receiving recess is defined. The assembly includes a receiver member including a central bore that defines a tapered recess to r ...


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Michael C Sherman, Troy Drewry: Multi-axial bone screw assembly. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, April 25, 2000: US06053917 (435 worldwide citation)

A multi-axial bone screw assembly includes a bone screw having a partially spherical head. The bone screw head is truncated at an upper surface in which a tool receiving recess is defined. The assembly includes a receiver member including a central bore that defines a tapered recess to receive a con ...


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Matthew Morrison, Michael C Sherman, Troy Drewry: Multi-axial screw. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, April 6, 1999: US05891145 (392 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation assembly is provided that includes a bone engaging fastener and an elongated member, such as a spinal rod. The fixation assembly is a multi-axial assembly that permits fixation of the bone engaging fastener to the spinal rod at any of a continuous range of angles relative to the ro ...


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Michael C Sherman: System and method for spine spacing. SDGI Holdings, Coat & Bennett P L L C, May 11, 2004: US06733534 (378 worldwide citation)

A system and method for positioning a spacer within a patient. The device has a first form having a reduced size to be inserted into the patient in a minimally invasive manner. The device than expands to a second form once inside the patient to an enlarged size. In one embodiment, the expansion resu ...


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James Ogilvie, Michael C Sherman, Troy Drewry, Jean Saurat: Method for the correction of spinal deformities through vertebral body tethering without fusion. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Moriarty McNett & Henry, September 9, 2003: US06616669 (376 worldwide citation)

A fusionless method of treating spinal deformities in the spine of a child or young adult involves attaching a tether to vertebral bodies on the convex side of the spine. Deformities are treated by using the tether to selectively constrain growth in a portion of the convex side of the spine. One dev ...



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