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R Charles Ray, Richard B Ashman: Sacral implant system. R Charles Ray, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, July 7, 1992: US05127912 (412 worldwide citation)

A sacral implant system includes first and second sacral plates that are affixed on opposite sides of the sacrum adjacent the lumbosacral junction. Pedicle, lateral and oblique mounting means are provided for rigidly affixing the sacral plates to the sacrum. First and second fixation rods extend in ...


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R Charles Ray: Facet screw anchor. Salut, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, June 18, 1996: US05527312 (374 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation system comprises a pair of facet screws that extend through the facet joint from the inferior facet of a superior vertebra and into the base of the transverse process of the immediately inferior vertebra. A pair of stabilizing bars are operatively coupled to the screws adjacent the ...


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R Charles Ray: System for stabilizing the cervical and the lumbar region of the spine. Danek Medical, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, November 28, 1995: US05470333 (358 worldwide citation)

A system for achieving reduction of curvature of the lumbar region of the spine associated with spondylolisthesis includes a hook assembly attached to vertebra L4, transverse plates affixed to vertebrae L4 and L5, and sacral plates affixed to opposite sides of the sacrum. The hooks and the plates in ...


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R Charles Ray: Apparatus and method for reducing spinal deformity. Salut, Christensen O&apos Connor Johnson Kindness PLLC, October 1, 2002: US06458131 (238 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for the treatment of abnormal spinal curvature, such as, scoliosis, is disclosed. The apparatus includes a plurality of clamp sets and a single rail. The clamp set for affixing to a vertebra has a transverse plate having a center region and a first and a second end. The first ...


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R Charles Ray: System for stabilizing the spine and reducing spondylolisthesis. Danek Medical, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, July 2, 1996: US05531747 (192 worldwide citation)

A system for achieving reduction of curvature of the lumbar region of the spine associated with spondylolisthesis includes transverse plates affixed to vertebrae L4 and L5 and sacral plates affixed to opposite sides of the sacrum. These plates in combination with the longitudinal plate along the pos ...


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R Charles Ray, Richard B Ashman: Sacral implant system. Salut, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, April 5, 1994: US05300073 (177 worldwide citation)

A sacral implant system includes first and second sacral plates that are affixed on opposite sides of the sacrum adjacent the lumbosacral junction. The sacral plates include at least a pedicle and an oblique mounting means for rigidly affixing the sacral plates to the sacrum. First and second fixati ...


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R Charles Ray: Surgical retractor. Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, June 30, 1992: US05125396 (164 worldwide citation)

A surgical retractor of the type used to retract tissue or muscles during a surgical operation. A retractor (20) comprises an outer ring (24) having a downwardly extending outer arcuate blade (24a) and an inner ring (22) having a downwardly extending inner arcuate blade (22a). The inner ring is nest ...


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R Charles Ray: System for stabilizing the spine and reducing spondylolisthesis. Danek Medical, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, July 2, 1996: US05531745 (157 worldwide citation)

A system for achieving reduction of curvature of the lumbar region of the spine associated with spondylolisthesis includes transverse plates affixed to vertebrae L4 and L5 and sacral plates affixed to opposite sides of the sacrum. These plates in combination with the longitudinal plate along the pos ...


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R Charles Ray: Lateral fixation plates for a spinal system. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, February 18, 2003: US06520990 (131 worldwide citation)

An implant system for spinal fixation includes a fastener having an upper portion, a lower portion configured to engage a vertebra, and a shoulder between the upper and lower portions. A connector is provided for engaging the fastener to an elongated rod that is positionable along the spinal column ...


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R Charles Ray, Richard B Ashman: Sacral implant system. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, March 6, 2001: US06197028 (120 worldwide citation)

A sacral implant system includes first and second sacral plates that are affixed on opposite sides of the sacrum adjacent the lumbosacral junction. The sacral plates include at least a pedicle and an oblique mounting means for rigidly affixing the sacral plates to the sacrum. First and second fixati ...