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Stephen H Hochshuler, Erik J Wagner, Ralph F Rashbaum, Richard D Guyer: Adjustable height fusion device. Spinal Concepts, Conley Rose & Tayon P C, April 4, 2000: US06045579 (536 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for promoting a spinal fusion between neighboring vertebrae. Apparatus may be located within the intervertebral disc space and preferably includes a pair of engaging plates for contacting the vertebrae. An alignment device may be used to alter the vertical distance between the e ...


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Stephen H Hochshuler, Erik J Wagner, Ralph F Rashbaum, Richard D Guyer: Adjustable height fusion device. Spinal Concepts, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, June 27, 2000: US06080193 (400 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for promoting a spinal fusion between neighboring vertebrae. The apparatus may be located in an intervertebral disc space and the apparatus preferably includes a pair of engaging plates for contacting the vertebrae. An alignment device of the apparatus may be used to alter the v ...


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Stephen H Hochshuler, Erik J Wagner, Ralph F Rashbaum, Richard D Guyer: Adjustable height fusion device. Spinal Concepts, Eric B Meyertons, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, June 10, 2003: US06576016 (275 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for promoting a spinal fusion between neighboring vertebrae. Apparatus may be located within the intervertebral disc space and preferably includes a pair of engaging plates for contacting the vertebrae. An alignment device may be used to alter the vertical distance between the e ...


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Richard D Guyer: Pedicle probe and depth gage. Spinal Concepts, Conley Rose & Tayon P C, July 27, 1999: US05928243 (60 worldwide citation)

A bone probe and method for using the same. The bone probe preferably includes a body having an interior cavity for containing an arm and a shaft that are slideably mounted within the body. The shaft and the arm preferably extend from opposite sides of the body and are preferably removably connected ...


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Bret M Berry, Richard D Guyer, Jack E Zigler, Adam A Pike, Randall F Lee: Apparatus and methods for inserting an implant. K2M, Matthew B Dernier Esq, Gibson & Dernier, November 22, 2011: US08062303 (37 worldwide citation)

A system and method for inserting an implant into a cavity is disclosed, which may include advancing an implant insertion instrument toward a pair of adjacent bodies, the implant insertion instrument having two opposed ramps, wherein each ramp has a distal tip and wherein the longitudinal axes of th ...


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Randall F Lee, Daniel S Savage, Alan W Rorke, Richard D Guyer, Jack E Zigler: Interbody vertebral prosthetic and orthopedic fusion device with self-deploying anchors. Amicus Design Group, Matthew B Dernier Esq, Gibson & Dernier, April 1, 2014: US08685104 (17 worldwide citation)

A prosthesis includes: a body including a first major surface for engaging an endplate of a first vertebral bone of a spine, a second major surface for engaging an endplate of an adjacent, second vertebral bone of the spine; at least one aperture extending from within the body and opening at the fir ...


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Bret M Berry, Richard D Guyer, Jack E Zigler, Adam A Pike, Randall F Lee: Apparatus and methods for inserting an implant. K2M, Matthew B Dernier Esq, Gibson & Dernier, February 26, 2013: US08382768 (13 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for inserting an implant into a cavity provide for: disposing an implant between opposing first and second ramps of an implant insertion instrument; orienting first and second vertebral contact surfaces of the ramps such that they define an initial, non-zero angle therebetween; ...


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Richard D Guyer, Jack E Zigler, Randall F Lee, Cameron Clokie: Implantable intervertebral fusion device. Osprey Biomedical, Novel IP, October 25, 2011: US08043377 (10 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an implantable intervertebral fusion device for use when surgical fusion of vertebral bodies is indicated. The implant is comprised of bone conforming in size and shape with the end plates of the adjacent vertebrae and has a wedge-shaped profile with a plurality of f ...


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Bret M Berry, Richard D Guyer, Jack E Zigler, Adam A Pike, Randall F Lee: Insertion tool for inter-body vertebral prosthetic device with self-deploying screws. Amicus Design Group, Matthew B Dernier Esq, Gibson & Dernier, April 23, 2013: US08425528 (7 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for inserting an intervertebral prosthesis within a spine of a mammal includes: a handle disposed at a proximal end of the tool and including a drive nut operating to produce rotational torque in response to user-input about a central axis; a first drive shaft including proximal and dis ...


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Randall F Lee, Daniel S Savage, Alan W Rorke, Richard D Guyer, Jack E Zigler: Interbody vertebral prosthetic and orthopedic fusion device with self-deploying anchors. Amicus Design Group, Matthew B Dernier Esq, Gibson & Dernier, December 9, 2014: US08906101 (5 worldwide citation)

A method of inserting an intervertebral prosthesis into an intervertebral space between respective endplates of adjacent first and second vertebral bones of a spine, includes: placing the intervertebral prosthesis into the intervertebral space, the intervertebral prosthesis including: a body includi ...



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