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Parviz Kambin: Expandable intervertebral cage and surgical method. September 9, 1997: US05665122 (798 worldwide citation)

An expandable intervertebral cage apparatus includes a pair of cage components, each generally in the shape of a half cylinder. Each of the cage components provides a corresponding, abutting conically shaped recess that cooperates with a conical end portion of an expansion screw. One of the cage com ...


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Parviz Kambin: Method for decompressing herniated intervertebral discs. Pilling Co, Howson and Howson, March 4, 1986: US04573448 (619 worldwide citation)

Decompression of herniated discs in the lumbar spine is carried percutaneously by the insertion of a specially designed cannulated trocar over a guide wire extending through the patient's back toward the herniated disc at an angle of approximately 35 degrees with respect to the patient's perpendicul ...


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Parviz Kambin: Oval cannula assembly and method of use. Smith & Nephew, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, June 9, 1998: US05762629 (437 worldwide citation)

The present invention os a method and apparatus for performing percutaneous surgical disc procedures. The method includes percutaneously entering the back of a patient in a posterolateral position with an obturator and advancing the obturator through a percutaneously created fenestration of the annu ...


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Parviz Kambin: Unilateral biportal percutaneous surgical procedure. Smith & Nephew Dyonics, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, March 7, 1995: US05395317 (369 worldwide citation)

A method of percutaneously emplacing at least two cannulae in a patient, such as for percutaneous decompression of a herniated disc, using a guide secured to one cannula to index a second cannula as it is percutaneously advanced into the body. The guide may take the form of jigs adapted to be secure ...


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Parviz Kambin: Double barrel spinal fixation system and method. James W Pravel, May 20, 1997: US05630816 (338 worldwide citation)

A double barrel adjustable clamping system adaptable for use with laminar hooks and pedicular bolts for use by a surgeon for reduction and fixation of a spinal column is disclosed which provides a rigid construct and is independent from the rod system thereby simplifying the surgical installation th ...


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Parviz Kambin: Percutaneous fixation of vertebrae. Smith & Nephew Dyonics, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, September 7, 1993: US05242443 (309 worldwide citation)

A method for percutaneous fixation of a pair of vertebrae of a patient, which comprises posterolaterally entering the back of a patient percutaneously with a plurality of pedicle screws, screwing each pedicle screw into the medullary canal of the pedicles of adjacent thoracic and/or lumbar vertebrae ...


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Parviz Kambin: Open surgical technique for vertebral fixation with subcutaneous fixators positioned between the skin and the lumbar fascia of a patient. Smith & Nephew Richards, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, January 2, 1996: US05480440 (261 worldwide citation)

A method for vertebral fixation of a pair of vertebrae of a patient, which includes in steps of posterolaterally entering the back of a patient by means of an open surgical technique, introducing a plurality of pedicle screws into the medullary canal of the pedicles of adjacent thoracic and/or lumba ...


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Parviz Kambin: Offset bone bolt. Smith & Nephew Richards, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, August 13, 1996: US05545228 (206 worldwide citation)

A method for percutaneous fixation of a pair of vertebrae of a patient, which comprises posterolaterally entering the back of a patient percutaneously with a plurality of offset bone bolts, screwing each bone bolt into the medullary canal of the pedicles of adjacent thoracic and/or lumbar vertebrae ...


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Parviz Kambin: Method for percutaneous arthroscopic disc removal, bone biopsy and fixation of the vertebrae. Howson & Howson, January 16, 2001: US06175758 (166 worldwide citation)

The insertion points for guide pins used in percutaneous vertebral fixation by pedicle screw are determined by establishing an approach path on a CT image, measuring on the CT image the distance from the intersection of the approach path and the skin of the patient's back to the patient's ...


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Parviz Kambin, Douglas D Sjostrom: Deflecting forceps. Smith & Nephew Dyonics, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, October 11, 1994: US05354311 (162 worldwide citation)

A forceps having forceps jaws operated by manually operable handle also has a cable connected between the forceps jaws and a manually operable actuator such that the forceps jaws are swung to a desired position when the actuator is operated.