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Patrick Miles, Scot Martinelli, Eric Finley: Surgical access system and related methods. NuVasive, Jonathan D Spangler, April 24, 2007: US07207949 (260 worldwide citation)

A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue retraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of (and optionally the distance and/or direction to) neural structures before, during, and after the establi ...


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Patrick Miles, Scot Martinelli, Eric Finley, James Gharib, Allen Farquhar, Norbert Kaula, Jeffrey Blewett, Goretti Medeiros legal representative: Surgical access system and related methods. NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Rory Schermerhom, September 1, 2009: US07582058 (181 worldwide citation)

A system for accessing a surgical target site and related methods, involving an initial distraction system for creating an initial distraction corridor, and an assembly capable of distracting from the initial distraction corridor to a secondary distraction corridor and thereafter sequentially receiv ...


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Bryan D Hildebrand, Patrick Miles, Scot Martinelli, Jared Arambula, Matthew Curran, Eric Kovach, Troy Woolley, Jeff Castleberry: System and methods for cervical spinal fusion. Nuvasive, Jonathan Spangler, August 2, 2005: US06923814 (138 worldwide citation)

A system for performing spinal fusion between adjacent cervical vertebrae, including an implant and an introducer system, and related methods.


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Patrick Miles, Scot Martinelli, Eric Finley, James Gharib, Allen Farquhar, Norbert Kaula, Jeffrey Blewett, Goretti Medeiros legal representative: Surgical access system and related methods. Nuvasive, Jonathan Spangler, Rory Schermerhorn, October 26, 2010: US07819801 (132 worldwide citation)

A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue retraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of (and optionally the distance and/or direction to) neural structures before, during, and after the establi ...


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Patrick Miles, Scot Martinelli, Eric Finley, James Gharib, Allen Farquhar, Norbert Kaula, Jeffrey Blewett, Goretti Medeiros legal representative: Surgical access system and related methods. NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Rory Schermerhorn, Fish & Richardson P C, May 3, 2011: US07935051 (116 worldwide citation)

A system for accessing a surgical target site and related methods, involving an initial distraction system for creating an initial distraction corridor, and an assembly capable of distracting from the initial distraction corridor to a secondary distraction corridor and thereafter sequentially receiv ...


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Patrick Miles, Scot Martinelli, Eric Finley, James Gharib, Allen Farquhar, Norbert Kaula, Jeffrey Blewett, Goretti Medeiros legal representative: Surgical access system and related methods. NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Rory Schermerhorn, April 6, 2010: US07691057 (109 worldwide citation)

A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue retraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of (and optionally the distance and/or direction to) neural structures before, during, and after the establi ...


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James Gharib, Allen Farquhar, Norbert Kaula, Jeffrey Blewett, Goretti Medeiros legal representative, Eric Finley, Scot Martinelli: System and methods for performing surgical procedures and assessments. NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Rory Schermerhorn, Fish & Richardson P C, August 16, 2011: US08000782 (76 worldwide citation)

The present invention involves systems and related methods for performing surgical procedures and assessments, including the use of neurophysiology-based monitoring to: (a) determine nerve proximity and nerve direction to surgical instruments employed in accessing a surgical target site; (b) assess ...


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Luiz Pimenta, Patrick Miles, Scot Martinelli, Eric Finley: Surgical access system and related methods. NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Rory Schermerhorn, Fish & Richardson P C, March 15, 2011: US07905840 (67 worldwide citation)

A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue retraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of (and optionally the distance and/or direction to) neural structures before, during, and after the establi ...


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James Gharib, Allen Farquhar, Norbert F Kaula, Jeffrey J Blewett, Goretti Medeiros legal representative, Eric Finley, Jamil Elbanna, Scot Martinelli: System and methods for performing surgical procedures and assessments. NuVasive, Fish & Richardson P C, August 23, 2011: US08005535 (64 worldwide citation)

The present invention involves systems and related methods for performing surgical procedures and assessments, including the use of neurophysiology-based monitoring to: (a) determine nerve proximity and nerve direction to surgical instruments employed in accessing a surgical target site; (b) assess ...


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Keith Valentine, Pat Miles, Jared Aramabula, Jeff Castleberry, Bryan D Hildebrand, Scot Martinelli: System and method for performing spinal fusion. NuVasive, Jonathan D Spangler, November 17, 2009: US07618423 (55 worldwide citation)

A system and associated methods for performing spinal fusion, involving the use of a graft holder assembly, a locking assembly, and a pair of bone graft implants to simultaneously introduce the bone graft implants into a disc space to thereafter effect spinal fusion.