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Robert M Scribner, Michael L Reo, Mark A Reiley, Ryan Boucher: Systems and methods for placing materials into bone. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manjon S C, June 5, 2001: US06241734 (592 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for delivering material into bone deploy a cannula through soft tissue to establish a subcutaneous path into bone. A material is introduced into bone through the cannula. The systems and methods advance a tamping instrument through the cannula to urge material residing in the can ...


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Robert M Scribner, Michael L Reo: Expandable, asymetric structures for deployment in interior body regions. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion, October 26, 1999: US05972015 (435 worldwide citation)

Devices intended for deployment into interior body regions employ a catheter tube, which carries an expandable structure. The catheter tube extends along a first axis, while the expanded geometry of the structure is oriented about a second axis, which is not aligned with the first axis. The asymmetr ...


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Ryan P Boucher, Mark A Reiley, Robert M Scribner, Michael L Reo: Systems and methods for treating vertebral bodies. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, April 6, 2004: US06716216 (361 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods treat at least two vertebral bodies in a spinal column. The systems and methods make use of first and second tool assemblies operable to treat an interior region of, respectively, a first vertebral body and a second vertebral body in the spinal column. The systems and methods pro ...


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Mark A Reiley, Arie Scholten, Robert M Scribner, Michael L Reo: Systems and methods for injecting flowable materials into bones. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, April 11, 2000: US06048346 (303 worldwide citation)

A tube body includes an interior bore to carry a material flow into bone. The tube body includes a dispensing end having an opening communicating with the bore to dispense the material flow. One embodiment provides a cutting element, which extends in the opening to permit passage of the material flo ...


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Robert M Scribner, Michael L Reo, Mark A Reiley, Ryan Boucher: Systems and methods for placing materials into bone. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, September 2, 2003: US06613054 (287 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for delivering material into bone deploy a cannula through soft tissue to establish a subcutaneous path into bone. A material is introduced into bone through the cannula. The systems and methods advance a tamping instrument through the cannula to urge material residing in the can ...


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Robert M Scribner, Michael L Reo, Mark A Reiley, Ryan Boucher: Systems and methods for placing materials into bone. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, December 26, 2006: US07153307 (259 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for delivering material into bone deploy a cannula through soft tissue to establish a subcutaneous path into bone. A material is introduced into bone through the cannula. The systems and methods advance a tamping instrument through the cannula to urge material residing in the can ...


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Robert M Scribner, Michael L Reo: Methods for treating bone. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, August 28, 2001: US06280456 (229 worldwide citation)

A method for treating bone employs a tool comprising an outer catheter tube having a distal end and an inner catheter tube extending within the outer catheter tube and having a distal end region that extends beyond the distal end of the outer catheter tube. The tool includes an expandable structure ...


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Mark A Reiley, Arie Scholten, Robert M Scribner, Michael L Reo: System and methods for injecting flowable materials into bones. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, April 13, 2004: US06719761 (191 worldwide citation)

A tube body includes an interior bore to carry a material flow into bone. The tube body includes a dispensing end having an opening communicating with the bore to dispense the material flow. One embodiment provides a cutting element, which extends in the opening to permit passage of the material flo ...


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Mark A Reiley, Michael L Reo, Robert M Scribner, Arthur E Ferdinand: Hand-held instruments that access interior body regions. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, June 10, 2003: US06575919 (169 worldwide citation)

A composite instrument is provided comprising a first functional instrument and a second functional instrument when the first functional instrument is coupled with the second functional instrument. A composite handle for the composite instrument is provided comprising a first handle and a second han ...


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Mark A Reiley, Arie Scholten, Karen D Talmadge, Robert M Scribner, Michael L Reo: Method for treating a vertebral body. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, May 16, 2006: US07044954 (154 worldwide citation)

A structure adapted to assume an expanded geometry having a desired configuration when used in bone includes material that limits the expanded geometry. The structure undergoes stress when expanded during its first use in bone. As a result, the structure can not be relied upon to reach its desired c ...