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Robert M Scribner, Michael L Reo, Mark A Reiley, Ryan Boucher: Systems and methods for placing materials into bone. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manjon S C, June 5, 2001: US06241734 (592 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for delivering material into bone deploy a cannula through soft tissue to establish a subcutaneous path into bone. A material is introduced into bone through the cannula. The systems and methods advance a tamping instrument through the cannula to urge material residing in the can ...


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Mark A Reiley, Arie Scholten, Karen D Talmadge, Robert M Scribner: Systems and methods for treating fractured or diseased bone using expandable bodies. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, June 19, 2001: US06248110 (565 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods treat fractured or diseased bone by deploying more than a single therapeutic tool into the bone. In one arrangement, the systems and methods deploy an expandable body in association with a bone cement nozzle into the bone, such that both occupy the bone interior at the same time. ...


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Robert M Scribner, Michael L Reo: Expandable, asymetric structures for deployment in interior body regions. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion, October 26, 1999: US05972015 (435 worldwide citation)

Devices intended for deployment into interior body regions employ a catheter tube, which carries an expandable structure. The catheter tube extends along a first axis, while the expanded geometry of the structure is oriented about a second axis, which is not aligned with the first axis. The asymmetr ...


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Ryan P Boucher, Mark A Reiley, Robert M Scribner, Michael L Reo: Systems and methods for treating vertebral bodies. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, April 6, 2004: US06716216 (361 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods treat at least two vertebral bodies in a spinal column. The systems and methods make use of first and second tool assemblies operable to treat an interior region of, respectively, a first vertebral body and a second vertebral body in the spinal column. The systems and methods pro ...


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Robert M Scribner, Stephen M Salmon, Mark L Pomeranz: Ultrasonic imaging catheter having rotational image correlation. Cardiovascular Imaging Systems, Townsend and Townsend, October 8, 1991: US05054492 (344 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic imaging catheter comprises a catheter body having a distal end and a proximal end. An ultrasonic imaging transducer is located within the distal end and is arranged to produce an image in an image plane which is generally normal to the axial direction of the catheter. An ultrasonically ...


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Mark A Reiley, Arie Scholten, Robert M Scribner, Michael L Reo: Systems and methods for injecting flowable materials into bones. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, April 11, 2000: US06048346 (303 worldwide citation)

A tube body includes an interior bore to carry a material flow into bone. The tube body includes a dispensing end having an opening communicating with the bore to dispense the material flow. One embodiment provides a cutting element, which extends in the opening to permit passage of the material flo ...


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Robert M Scribner, Michael L Reo, Mark A Reiley, Ryan Boucher: Systems and methods for placing materials into bone. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, September 2, 2003: US06613054 (287 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for delivering material into bone deploy a cannula through soft tissue to establish a subcutaneous path into bone. A material is introduced into bone through the cannula. The systems and methods advance a tamping instrument through the cannula to urge material residing in the can ...


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Mark A Reiley, Robert M Scribner, James Davidson: Prostheses, systems and methods for replacement of natural facet joints with artificial facet joint surfaces. Archus Orthopedics, Wilson Sonini Goodrich & Rosati, James R Shay, December 13, 2005: US06974478 (271 worldwide citation)

Cephalad and caudal vertebral facet joint prostheses and methods of use are provided. The prostheses provide an artificial facet joint structure including an artificial articular configuration unlike the preexisting articular configuration. The radii and material stress values of the prostheses are ...


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Robert M Scribner, Michael L Reo, Mark A Reiley, Ryan Boucher: Systems and methods for placing materials into bone. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, December 26, 2006: US07153307 (259 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for delivering material into bone deploy a cannula through soft tissue to establish a subcutaneous path into bone. A material is introduced into bone through the cannula. The systems and methods advance a tamping instrument through the cannula to urge material residing in the can ...


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Ryan P Boucher, Mark A Reiley, Robert M Scribner, Karen D Talmadge: Expandable structures for deployment in interior body regions. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, April 13, 2004: US06719773 (248 worldwide citation)

An expandable structure carried at the end of a catheter tube assembly can be contracted and/or wrapped to present a reduced profile during deployment and/or removal from a targeted tissue site.