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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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Reynaldo A Osorio, Marialulu Follmer, Richard W Layne, Ryan P Boucher, Karen D Talmadge, Joseph J Basista: Methods for treating fractured and/or diseased bone. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, April 27, 2004: US06726691 (292 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to devices and methods for treating fractured and/or diseased bone. More specifically, the present invention relates to devices and methods for repairing, reinforcing and/or treating fractured and/or diseased bone using various devices, including cavity-forming devices.


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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.


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Sheila S Stevens, Ryan P Boucher, Lulu Follmer, Nenita Salom, Paul Reiss, Cesar Ico, Karen D Talmadge, Mark A Reiley, Arie Scholten: Inflatable device for use in surgical protocol relating to fixation of bone. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, August 28, 2007: US07261720 (190 worldwide citation)

A balloon for use in compressing cancellous bone and marrow (also known as medullary bone or trabecular bone). The balloon comprises an inflatable balloon body for insertion into said bone. The body has a shape and size to compress at least a portion of the cancellous bone to form a cavity in the ca ...


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Ryan P Boucher, Mark A Reiley, Robert M Scribner, Karen D Talmadge: Expandable preformed structures for deployment in interior body regions. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, August 19, 2003: US06607544 (150 worldwide citation)

An expandable structure made from an elastomer material is preformed to a desired geometry by exposure to heat and pressure. The structure undergoes controlled expansion and further distention in cancellous bone, with controlled deformation and without failure.


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Robert M Scribner, Michael L Reo, Mark A Reiley, Ryan P Boucher, Paul M Sand: Systems and methods for treating vertebral bodies. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, November 4, 2003: US06641587 (146 worldwide citation)

A filler instrument comprises a first chamber section having a first cross sectional area and a second chamber section having a second cross sectional area less than the first cross sectional area. The second chamber section communicates with the first chamber section. The first chamber section incl ...


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Lionel M Nelson, Ronald G Lax, Eric N Doelling, Jinfang Liu, Peter H Muller, Ryan P Boucher, Michael L Reo: Magnetic force devices, systems, and methods for resisting tissue collapse within the pharyngeal conduit. Apneon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, Gabriela Tomescu, March 13, 2007: US07188627 (103 worldwide citation)

Devices, systems and methods employ magnetic force to resist tissue collapse in targeted pharyngeal structures and individual anatomic components within the pharyngeal conduit during sleep.


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Lionel M Nelson, Eric N Doelling, Ronald G Lax, Jinfang Liu, Ryan P Boucher, Allan R Will: Devices, systems, and methods to fixate tissue within the regions of body, such as the pharyngeal conduit. Apneon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, April 22, 2008: US07360542 (88 worldwide citation)

Devices, systems and methods develop static and/or kinetic and/or pressure forces to fixate or brace tissue in targeted pharyngeal structures and individual anatomic components within the pharyngeal conduit.


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Robert M Scribner, Michael L Reo, Mark A Reiley, Ryan P Boucher, Paul M Sand: Systems and methods for treating vertebral bodies. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz and Manion S C, August 7, 2007: US07252671 (83 worldwide citation)

A filler instrument comprises a first chamber section having a first cross sectional area and a second chamber section having a second cross sectional area less than the first cross sectional area. The second chamber section communicates with the first chamber section. The first chamber section incl ...


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Mark C Bates, Michael Hogendijk, Ryan P Boucher: Catheter for removing emboli from saphenous vein grafts and native coronary arteries. Arteria Medical Science, Nicole A Pisano, Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps, January 27, 2004: US06682505 (70 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for removing emboli generated during a surgical procedure comprising a catheter having proximal and distal ends, a lumen extending therethrough, an occlusive member affixed to the distal end, and at least one blood intake port disposed in a lateral surface of the c ...