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Michael J Funk, Thomas J McLeer, Teena M Augostino, Richard J Broman, Leonard J Tokish Jr: Implantable orthopedic device component selection instrument and methods. Archus Orthopedics, Shay Glenn, August 5, 2008: US07406775 (87 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides tools and methods designed to aid in the placement of artificial facet joints at virtually all spinal levels. One aspect of the present invention is a measurement tool for installing an artificial cephalad facet joint including a fixation measurement element and a supp ...


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Mark K Kuiper, David Yager, Leonard Tokish Jr, David Michael Rosler, Mark A Reiley, Michael J Funk, Jorge A Ochoa, Susan L Rogers, Christopher R Ralph, Mark T Charbonneau, Richard J Broman, Thomas J McLeer: Crossbar spinal prosthesis having a modular design and systems for treating spinal pathologies. GMEDelaware 2, July 17, 2012: US08221461 (3 worldwide citation)

An adaptable spinal facet joint prosthesis, including a pedicle fixation element; a laminar fixation element; and a facet joint bearing surface having a location adaptable with respect at least one of the pedicle fixation element and the laminar fixation element. The invention also includes a method ...


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Phillip Berg, John Arthur Ohrt, Cin Abidin, Mark K Kuiper, Michael J Funk, Anthony V Finazzo, Christopher Ralph, Richard J Broman, Sean Sung Ho Suh: Minimally invasive spine restoration systems, devices, methods and kits. Gmedelaware 2, July 30, 2013: US08496686 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention discloses methods, devices, systems and kits for repairing, replacing and/or augmenting natural facet joint surfaces and/or facet capsules. An implantable facet joint device of one embodiment comprises a cephalad facet joint element and a caudal facet joint element. The cephalad facet ...


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Michael J Funk, Thomas J McLeer, Teena M Augostino, Richard J Broman, Leonard J Tokish Jr: Implantable orthopedic device component selection instrument and methods. GMEDELAWARE 2, March 18, 2014: US08675930 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides tools and methods designed to aid in the placement of artificial facet joints at virtually all spinal levels. One aspect of the present invention is a measurement tool for installing an artificial cephalad facet joint including a fixation measurement element and a supp ...


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Philip Berg, John Arthur Ohrt, Cin Abidin, Mark K Kuiper, Michael J Funk, Anthony V Finazzo, Christopher Ralph, Richard J Broman, Sean Sung Ho Suh: Minimally invasive spine restoration systems, devices, methods and kits. GLOBUS MEDICAL, July 19, 2016: US09393052 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention discloses methods, devices, systems and kits for repairing, replacing and/or augmenting natural facet joint surfaces and/or facet capsules. An implantable facet joint device of one embodiment comprises a cephalad facet joint element and a caudal facet joint element. The cephalad facet ...


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Michael J Funk, Thomas J McLeer, Teena M Augostino, Richard J Broman, Leonard J Tokish Jr: Implantable orthopedic device component selection instrument and methods. GLOBUS MEDICAL, November 22, 2016: US09498260 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides tools and methods designed to aid in the placement of artificial facet joints at virtually all spinal levels. One aspect of the present invention is a measurement tool for installing an artificial cephalad facet joint including a fixation measurement element and a supp ...


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Mark K Kuiper, David Yager, Leonard Tokish Jr, David Michael Rosler, Mark A Reiley, Michael J Funk, Jorge A Ochoa, Susan L Rogers, Christopher R Ralph, Mark T Charbonneau, Richard J Broman, Thomas J McLeer: Crossbar spinal prosthesis having a modular design and systems for treating spinal pathologies. GLOBUS MEDICAL, July 3, 2018: US10010426

An adaptable spinal facet joint prosthesis may include a pedicle fixation element; a laminar fixation element; and a facet joint bearing surface having a location adaptable with respect at least one of the pedicle fixation element and the laminar fixation element. Methods of implanting an adaptable ...


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Philip Berg, John Arthur Ohrt, Cin Abidin, Mark K Kuiper, Michael J Funk, Anthony v Finazzo, Christopher Ralph, Richard J Broman, Sean Suh: Minimally invasive spine restoration systems, devices, methods and kits. GLOBUS MEDICAL, August 21, 2018: US10052135

The disclosure discloses methods, devices, systems and kits for repairing, replacing and/or augmenting natural facet joint surfaces and/or facet capsules. An implantable facet joint device of one embodiment comprises a cephalad facet joint element and a caudal facet joint element. The cephalad facet ...


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Mark K Kuiper, Susan L Rogers, David Yager, Christopher Ralph, Leonard Tokish, Mark Charbonneau, David Michael Rosler, Richard Bromen, Mark A Reiley, David Stinson, Michael J Funk, Tom McLeer, Jorge Ochoa: Crossbar spinal prosthesis having a modular design and related implantation methods. Shay Law Group, April 26, 2007: US20070093833-A1

An adaptable spinal facet joint prosthesis, including a pedicle fixation element; a laminar fixation element; and a facet joint bearing surface having a location adaptable with respect at least one of the pedicle fixation element and the laminar fixation element. The invention also includes a method ...


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Hansen Yuan, Mark K Kuiper, Anthony V Finazzo, John Arthur Ohrt, Cin Abidin, Mark A Reiley, David Stinson, Lawrence R Jones, Sean Sung Ho Suh, Richard J Broman, Michael J Funk, Phillip Berg, Martha K Stone, Matthew Quest: Minimally Invasive Spine Restoration Systems, Devices, Methods and Kits. Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, April 19, 2007: US20070088358-A1

The invention discloses methods and devices for repairing, replacing and/or augmenting natural facet joint surfaces and/or facet capsules. A facet joint restoration device of the invention for use in a restoring a facet joint surface comprises: a cephalad facet joint element comprising a flexible me ...