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Alexander Grinberg, Michael D Sorrenti, Andrew Dooris, Melissa Grace, Missoum Moumene: Intervertebral disc. Depuy Acroned, Thomas M DiMauro, August 3, 2004: US06770095 (258 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an intervertebral motion disc having an articulation interface and a locking interface.


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Missoum Moumene, Ian Burgess, George Joseph Ross, Christopher Sicvol, Frank Bono: Locking cap assembly for spinal fixation instrumentation. DePuy Spine SARL, Nutter McClennen & Fish, October 24, 2006: US07125426 (199 worldwide citation)

A spinal anchor assembly for securing a fixation element includes an anchor element and a twist-in cap. The anchor element is configured for attachment to a bone, typically by comprising a mono- or polyaxial screw or hook, and includes a proximal portion having an open slot for receiving the fixatio ...


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Robert Labrom, Amie Borgstrom, William Dunbar, SeungKyu Daniel Kwak, John Riley Hawkins, Missoum Moumene, Ian Burgess, Lutz Biedermann, Wilfried Matthis: Posterior dynamic stabilization x-device. DePay Spine, Nutter McClennen & Fish, February 9, 2010: US07658752 (137 worldwide citation)

Various methods and devices are provided for stabilizing the posterior elements of the spine, and more preferably methods and devices are provided for sharing the load with the intervertebral disc, the facet joints, the ligaments, and the muscles of the spinal column. In certain exemplary embodiment ...


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Robert Labrom, Amie Borgstrom, William Dunbar, SeungKyu Daniel Kwak, John Riley Hawkins, Missoum Moumene, Ian Burgess, Lutz Biedermann, Wilfried Matthis: Posterior dynamic stabilization systems and methods. DePuy Spine, Nutter McClennen & Fish, July 27, 2010: US07763051 (89 worldwide citation)

Various methods and devices are provided for stabilizing the posterior elements of the spine, and more preferably methods and devices are provided for sharing the load with the intervertebral disc, the facet joints, the ligaments, and the muscles of the spinal column. In certain exemplary embodiment ...


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Missoum Moumene, John Riley Hawkins: Intervertebral motion disc having articulation and shock absorption. Depuy Acromed, January 2, 2007: US07156876 (63 worldwide citation)

A motion disc having an intermediate portion including a central articulating core component adapted to maintain the proper intervertebral spacing and a peripheral shock-absorbing component.


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Missoum Moumene, Martin Masson: Disc prosthesis having remote flexion/extension center of rotation. DePuy Spine, Maginot Moore & Beck, October 25, 2011: US08043379 (21 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral disc prosthesis comprises a first endplate, a second endplate, and a bearing surface positioned between the first endplate and the second endplate. The bearing surface may be provided by a mobile bearing disc including a convex bearing surface configured to engage the first endplat ...


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Missoum Moumene, Ruey Y Lin, Casper F Stark: Composite orthopedic implant. Howmedica, Peter C Richardson, Lawrence C Akers, Raymond W Augustin, August 22, 1995: US05443513 (17 worldwide citation)

A beam adapted for implantation within a bone is able to support bending and torsional loading forces applied thereto. The beam has a stiffness defined by a modulus elasticity, which stiffness varies along the length of the beam to match the corresponding stiffness of the cortical bone adjacent the ...


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Missoum Moumene, Payman Afshari, Jonathan Fanger, Kevin Flaherty: Dual spring posterior dynamic stabilization device with elongation limiting elastomers. Depuy Synthes Products, February 4, 2014: US08641734 (8 worldwide citation)

A Posterior Dynamic Stabilization (PDS) device that regulates physiologic spinal elongation and compression. Regulation of elongation and compression are critical requirements of Posterior Dynamic Stabilization devices. Elongation and compression of the device allow the pedicles to travel naturally ...


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Amie Borgstrom, SeungKyu Daniel Kwak, Missoum Moumene, William Dunbar, John Riley Hawkins: Posterior dynamic stabilizer devices. DePuy Spine, Nutter McClennen & Fish, July 26, 2011: US07985244 (8 worldwide citation)

A posterior stabilization device is provided for controlling movement between adjacent vertebrae. In one exemplary embodiment, the stabilization device can include one or more joints that rely on rotational or sliding movement to allow flexion of adjacent vertebrae, and that control extension, later ...