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Teena M Augostino, Richard J Broman, Leonard Tokish Jr: Facet joint prosthesis measurement and implant tools. Archus Orthopedics, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, May 30, 2006: US07051451 (190 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides tools and methods designed to aid in the placement of facet joint prosthesis at virtually all spinal levels. One aspect of the present invention is a measurement tool for installing a cephalad facet joint prosthesis including a fixation measurement element and a suppor ...


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Michael J Funk, Thomas J McLeer, Teena M Augostino, Richard J Broman, Leonard J Tokish Jr: Implantable orthopedic device component selection instrument and methods. Archus Orthopedics, Shay Glenn, August 5, 2008: US07406775 (87 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides tools and methods designed to aid in the placement of artificial facet joints at virtually all spinal levels. One aspect of the present invention is a measurement tool for installing an artificial cephalad facet joint including a fixation measurement element and a supp ...


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Teena M Augostino, Richard J Broman, Leonard Tokish Jr: Facet joint prosthesis measurement and implant tools. Archus Orthopedics, Shay Law Group, November 6, 2007: US07290347 (78 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides tools and methods designed to aid in the placement of facet joint prostheses at virtually all spinal levels. One aspect of the present invention is a measurement tool for installing a cephalad facet joint prosthesis including a fixation measurement element and a suppor ...


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Vincent Bryan, Alex Kunzler, Robert Conta, Randy Allard, Richard J Broman, Anthony Finazzo, Carlos E Gil, Jeffrey P Rouleau, Leonard Tokish Jr, David Yager: Method and apparatus for stereotactic implantation. SDGI Holdings, Haynes and Boone, September 27, 2005: US06949105 (49 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a technique for precisely locating a line containing a predetermined point within the surgical site using a series of levels and plumb lines and internal anatomical features of the surgical site, using this location to precisely position and temporarily affix a site preparat ...


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Vincent Bryan, Alex Kunzler, Robert Conta, Randy Allard, Richard J Broman, Anthony Finazzo, Carlos Gil, Jeffrey Rouleau, Leonard Tokish, David Yager: Method and apparatus for stereotactic implantation. SDGI Holdings, Haynes and Boone, February 20, 2007: US07179262 (8 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a technique for precisely locating a line containing a predetermined point within the surgical site using a series of levels and plumb lines and internal anatomical features of the surgical site, using this location to precisely position and temporarily affix a site preparat ...


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Mark K Kuiper, David Yager, Leonard Tokish Jr, David Michael Rosler, Mark A Reiley, Michael J Funk, Jorge A Ochoa, Susan L Rogers, Christopher R Ralph, Mark T Charbonneau, Richard J Broman, Thomas J McLeer: Crossbar spinal prosthesis having a modular design and systems for treating spinal pathologies. GMEDelaware 2, July 17, 2012: US08221461 (3 worldwide citation)

An adaptable spinal facet joint prosthesis, including a pedicle fixation element; a laminar fixation element; and a facet joint bearing surface having a location adaptable with respect at least one of the pedicle fixation element and the laminar fixation element. The invention also includes a method ...


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Phillip Berg, John Arthur Ohrt, Cin Abidin, Mark K Kuiper, Michael J Funk, Anthony V Finazzo, Christopher Ralph, Richard J Broman, Sean Sung Ho Suh: Minimally invasive spine restoration systems, devices, methods and kits. Gmedelaware 2, July 30, 2013: US08496686 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention discloses methods, devices, systems and kits for repairing, replacing and/or augmenting natural facet joint surfaces and/or facet capsules. An implantable facet joint device of one embodiment comprises a cephalad facet joint element and a caudal facet joint element. The cephalad facet ...


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Michael J Funk, Thomas J McLeer, Teena M Augostino, Richard J Broman, Leonard J Tokish Jr: Implantable orthopedic device component selection instrument and methods. GMEDELAWARE 2, March 18, 2014: US08675930 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides tools and methods designed to aid in the placement of artificial facet joints at virtually all spinal levels. One aspect of the present invention is a measurement tool for installing an artificial cephalad facet joint including a fixation measurement element and a supp ...


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Philip Berg, John Arthur Ohrt, Cin Abidin, Mark K Kuiper, Michael J Funk, Anthony V Finazzo, Christopher Ralph, Richard J Broman, Sean Sung Ho Suh: Minimally invasive spine restoration systems, devices, methods and kits. GLOBUS MEDICAL, July 19, 2016: US09393052 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention discloses methods, devices, systems and kits for repairing, replacing and/or augmenting natural facet joint surfaces and/or facet capsules. An implantable facet joint device of one embodiment comprises a cephalad facet joint element and a caudal facet joint element. The cephalad facet ...


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Michael J Funk, Thomas J McLeer, Teena M Augostino, Richard J Broman, Leonard J Tokish Jr: Implantable orthopedic device component selection instrument and methods. GLOBUS MEDICAL, November 22, 2016: US09498260 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides tools and methods designed to aid in the placement of artificial facet joints at virtually all spinal levels. One aspect of the present invention is a measurement tool for installing an artificial cephalad facet joint including a fixation measurement element and a supp ...