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David D Konieczynski, Thomas Vincent Doherty, Dale Whipple, Niall Casey, Mark Hall: Polyaxial bone screw. DePuy Acromed, Nutter McClennen & Fish, August 8, 2006: US07087057 (261 worldwide citation)

The present invention generally provides a polyaxial fixation device having a shank with a spherical head formed on a proximal end thereof, and a receiver member having an axial passage formed therein that is adapted to polyaxially seat the spherical head of the shank. The polyaxial bone screw furth ...


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David D Konieczynski, Thomas Vincent Doherty, Dale Whipple, Niall Casey, Mark Hall: Polyaxial bone screw. DePuy Spine, Nutter McClennen & Fish, March 23, 2010: US07682377 (117 worldwide citation)

The present invention generally provides a polyaxial fixation device having a shank with a spherical head formed on a proximal end thereof, and a receiver member having an axial passage formed therein that is adapted to polyaxially seat the spherical head of the shank. The polyaxial bone screw furth ...


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Niall Casey: Multi-joint implant. DePuy Spine, Nutter McClennen & Fish, April 1, 2008: US07351261 (35 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices are provided for repairing or replacing damaged, injured, diseased, or otherwise unhealthy posterior elements, such as the facet joints, the lamina, the posterior ligaments, and/or other features of a patient's spinal column. In one exemplary embodiment, an implant is provided ha ...


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Niall Casey: C-shaped disc prosthesis. DePuy Spine, Nutter McClennen & Fish, August 28, 2007: US07261738 (34 worldwide citation)

Exemplary implants and methods are provided for stabilizing adjacent vertebrae. In one embodiment, an implant is provided having a shape that allows the implant to be positioned between adjacent vertebrae using a posterior approach while avoiding contact with the spinal cord. For example, the implan ...


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David D Konieczynski, Thomas V Doherty, Dale E Whipple, Niall Casey, Mark T Hall: Polyaxial bone screw. DePuy Spine, Nutter McClennen & Fish, November 20, 2012: US08313516 (19 worldwide citation)

The present invention generally provides a polyaxial fixation device having a shank with a spherical head formed on a proximal end thereof, and a receiver member having an axial passage formed therein that is adapted to polyaxially seat the spherical head of the shank. The polyaxial bone screw furth ...


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Enrique Rayon, Jennifer Jassawalla, Niall Casey: Implants and methods for treating spinal disorders. NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Rory Schermerhorn, June 24, 2014: US08758411 (15 worldwide citation)

This application describes implants and methods for fixing two or more motion segments of a spine, particularly two or more motion segments located adjacent to a motion segment that was previously fixed during a prior surgery. An extension rod is described that attaches directly to the original fixa ...


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Niall Casey: C-shaped disc prosthesis. DePuy Spine, Nutter McClennen & Fish, May 19, 2009: US07534269 (11 worldwide citation)

Exemplary implants and methods are provided for stabilizing adjacent vertebrae. In one embodiment, an implant is provided having a shape that allows the implant to be positioned between adjacent vertebrae using a posterior approach while avoiding contact with the spinal cord. For example, the implan ...


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David D Konieczynski, Thomas V Doherty, Dale E Whipple, Niall Casey, Mark T Hall: Polyaxial bone screw. DePuy Synthes Products, Nutter McClennen & Fish, March 4, 2014: US08663288 (5 worldwide citation)

The present invention generally provides a polyaxial fixation device having a shank with a spherical head formed on a proximal end thereof, and a receiver member having an axial passage formed therein that is adapted to polyaxially seat the spherical head of the shank. The polyaxial bone screw furth ...


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Niall Casey, James Coleman Lee, Ali A Shorooghi, Gurvinder S Deol, Bradley Alan Heiges, Nitin Khanna, Troy B Woolley: Systems and methods for performing spine surgery. NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Rory Schermerhorn, August 25, 2015: US09113853 (4 worldwide citation)

This application describes surgical instruments and implants for building a posterior fixation construct across one or more segments of the spinal column during a medialized posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) procedure.


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David D Konieczynski, Thomas V Doherty, Dale E Whipple, Niall Casey, Mark T Hall: Polyaxial bone screw. DePuy Synthes Products, Nutter McClennen & Fish, October 13, 2015: US09155579 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention generally provides a polyaxial fixation device having a shank with a spherical head formed on a proximal end thereof, and a receiver member having an axial passage formed therein that is adapted to polyaxially seat the spherical head of the shank. The polyaxial bone screw furth ...