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Michael L Boyer II, David C Paul, Thomas B Higgins, Christopher M Angelucci: Skeletal reconstruction cages. Synthes, Pennie & Edmonds, December 9, 2003: US06660038 (182 worldwide citation)

Skeletal reconstruction cages include a central body having first and second ends, a first end cap coupled to one end of the central body, and a second end cap coupled to the other end of the central body. At least two of the central body, first end cap, and second end cap are formed from bone. Each ...


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Michael L Boyer II, David C Paul, Thomas B Higgins: Multipiece implants formed of bone material. Morgan Lewis & Bockius, October 3, 2006: US07115146 (90 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an implant comprising two or more bone fragments that are combined to form a single unit. Cancellous bone or cortical bone is removed from a source and fashioned into bone components with desirable shapes and sizes. The bone components may be integrated to form impla ...


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Christopher M Angelucci, Michael L Boyer II, David C Paul, Christopher J Ryan, Amit Sinha, Martin Walter: Laminoplasty implants and methods of use. Pennie & Edmonds, October 21, 2003: US06635087 (84 worldwide citation)

Implants for use in the spinal column are disclosed. The implants comprise a bone allograft coupled with a non-allogenic plate. The plate has ends that fasten to opposing spine segments, and an intermediate portion that engages the allograft using deformable fingers, or with a hollow portion sized t ...


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David C Paul, Hansjuerg W Emch, Beat Schenk, Michael L Boyer II, Thomas B Higgins: Bone implants with central chambers. Synthes, Jones Day, August 8, 2006: US07087082 (78 worldwide citation)

A bone fusion implant for repair or replacement of bone includes a hollow body formed from at least two bone fragments which are configured and dimensioned for mutual engagement and which are coupled together. The hollow body may be formed of autograft, allograft, or xenograft bone tissue, and may i ...


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Michael L Boyer II, David C Paul, Christopher M Angelucci: Demineralized bone-derived implants. Synthes, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, February 15, 2005: US06855169 (75 worldwide citation)

Selectively demineralized bone-derived implants are provided. In one embodiment, a bone sheet for implantation includes a demineralized field surrounding mineralized regions. In another embodiment, a bone defect filler includes a demineralized cancellous bone section in a first geometry. The first g ...


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Michael L Boyer II, David C Paul, Thomas B Higgins: Implants formed of coupled bone. Synthes, Pennie & Edmonds, October 14, 2003: US06632247 (75 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an implant comprising two or more bone fragments that are combined to form a single unit. Cancellous bone or cortical bone is removed from a source and fashioned into bone components with desirable shapes and sizes. The bone components may be integrated to form impla ...


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Brandon L Randall, Roger D Goodwin, Dominique Messerli, Jacqueline Myer, Robert J Delurio, Michael L Boyer II, Christopher M Angelucci: Allograft implant. Synthes USA, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, February 17, 2009: US07491237 (73 worldwide citation)

An allogenic implant for use in intervertebral fusion is formed from one or more two pieces. The pieces are made from bone, and are joined together to form an implant having sufficient strength and stability to maintain a desired distance between first and second vertebrae in a spinal fusion procedu ...


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Dominique Messerli, Jacqueline Myer, Michael L Boyer II, Christopher H Angelucci: Multipiece allograft implant. Synthes, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, June 5, 2007: US07226482 (72 worldwide citation)

An allogenic implant for use in intervertebral fusion is formed from two parts. The first part, composed of cortical bone, provides mechanical strength to the implant, allowing the proper distance between the vertebrae being treated to be maintained. The second part, composed of cancellous bone, is ...


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Michael L Boyer II, David C Paul, Christopher M Angelucci: Demineralized bone implants. Synthes, Pennie & Edmonds, November 25, 2003: US06652593 (66 worldwide citation)

Selectively demineralized bone-derived implants are provided. In one embodiment, a bone sheet for implantation includes a demineralized field surrounding mineralized regions. In another embodiment, a bone defect filler includes a demineralized cancellous bone section in a first geometry. The first g ...


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Michael L Boyer II, David C Paul, Thomas B Higgins, Christopher M Angelucci, Dominique D Messerli, Kenneth I Kobayashi: Plugs for filling bony defects. Synthes, Pennie & Edmonds, July 27, 2004: US06767369 (64 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to plugs for filling vacancies in bone tissue. The plugs include a body and at least one end cap that are coupled together and may be formed from bone. The body of the plug may be a sleeve, and the plug may further include an insert configured and dimensioned to be rece ...