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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. Shay Glenn, November 27, 2008: US20080292161-A1

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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Matthew M Quest, Leonard J Tokish JR, Michael J Funk, Thomas J McLeer, Teena M Augostino, Richard J Broman: Measurement and trialing system and methods for orthopedic device component selection. Archus Orthopedics, Shay Glenn, November 20, 2008: US20080287959-A1

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, the tool including a trial marker having a portion ...


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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: Method and apparatus for stereotactic impleantation. John S Pratt Esq, Kilpatrick Stockton, October 31, 2002: US20020161446-A1

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, 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. Shay Glenn, April 3, 2008: US20080082171-A1

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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Martha K Stone, Sean Sung Ho Suh, Richard J Broman, Anton Alferness, Anthony V Finazzo, Mark T Charbonneau, Leonard J Tokish: Facet replacement device removal and revision systems and methods. Archus Orthopedics, Shay Glenn, May 22, 2008: US20080119845-A1

A method and system for removing a portion of an artificial facet from a vertebra, and an adapter within the system that allows ultrasonic energy and extraction forces to be transmitted therethrough are provided. The method includes attaching an adapter to an ultrasonic waveguide and to a stem cemen ...


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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. Shayglenn, January 17, 2008: US20080015585-A1

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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Teena M Augostino, Richard J Broman, Leonard Tokish: Facet joint prosthesis measurement and implant tools. Archus Orthopedics, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, October 27, 2005: US20050235508-A1

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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Randall Allard, Elliott Marshall, Leonard Tokish, Alex Kunzler, David Yager, Tom Francis, Kenneth Misser, Greg Marik, Kevin Foley, David Rosler, Lukas Eisermann, Anthony Finazzo, Richard J Broman: Intervertebral disc system. SDGI Holdings, Haynes And Boone, February 23, 2006: US20060041313-A1

An vertebral implant is interposed between two vertebral endplates and comprises a first endplate assembly having a first restraint mechanism extending from a first exterior surface for engaging a first vertebral endplate The implant further comprises a second endplate assembly having a second restr ...


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Michael J Funk, Thomas J McLeer, Teena M Augostino, Richard J Broman, Leonard J Tokish: Implantable orthopedic device component selection instrument and methods. Archus Orthopedics, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, April 20, 2006: US20060085072-A1

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: Facet Joint Prosthesis Measurement and Implant Tools. Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, August 17, 2006: US20060184180-A1

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 ...