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James F Zucherman, Ken Y Hsu, Charles J Winslow, Scott A Yerby, John J Flynn, Steve Mitchell, John A Markwart: System and method for replacing degenerated spinal disks. St Francis Medical Technologies, Fliesler Meyer, May 15, 2007: US07217291 (276 worldwide citation)

A system and method for replacing degenerated spinal disks in accordance with the present invention can substitute for interbody fusion techniques by replacing degenerated spinal disks with artificial spinal disks. In one embodiment, the system can comprise one or more artificial spinal disks, each ...


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James F Zucherman, Ken Y Hsu, Charles J Winslow, Scott A Yerby, John J Flynn, Steven T Mitchell, John A Markwart: System and method for replacing degenerated spinal disks. Warsaw Orthopedic, November 23, 2010: US07837734 (237 worldwide citation)

A system and method for replacing degenerated spinal disks in accordance with the present invention can substitute for interbody fusion techniques by replacing degenerated spinal disks with artificial spinal disks. In one embodiment, the system can comprise one or more artificial spinal disks, each ...


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James F Zucherman, Ken Y Hsu, Charles J Winslow, Scott A Yerby, Steve Mitchell, John Flynn: Artificial vertebral disk replacement implant with translating pivot point. St Francis Medical Technologies, Fliesler Meyer, August 1, 2006: US07083649 (165 worldwide citation)

An artificial vertebral disk replacement implant is disclosed along with its method of operation and a method of implanting. The implant has first and second plates that each mate with a vertebral body. Each plate has one side for mating with a vertebral body. The first plate has a socket on one sid ...


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James F Zucherman, Ken Y Hsu, Charles J Winslow, John J Flynn, Steve Mitchell, Scott A Yerby, John A Markwart: Interspinous process implant having deployable wing and method of implantation. Kyphon SARL, Coats and Bennett P L L C, July 6, 2010: US07749252 (132 worldwide citation)

Systems and method in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention can includes an implant comprising a first wing, a spacer extending from the first wing, and a distraction guide. The distraction guide is arranged in a first configuration to pierce and/or distract tissue associated with a ...


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Charles J Winslow, James F Zucherman, Ken Y Hsu, Steven T Mitchell, Scott A Yerby, John J Flynn: Inter-cervical facet implant and method. Warsaw Orthopedic, August 17, 2010: US07776090 (118 worldwide citation)

Systems and method in accordance with the embodiments of the present invention can include an implant for positioning within a cervical facet joint for distracting the cervical spine, thereby increasing the area of the canals and openings through which the spinal cord and nerves must pass, and decre ...


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Charles J Winslow, James F Zucherman, Ken Y Hsu, Steven T Mitchell, Scott A Yerby, John J Flynn: Inter-cervical facet implant and method. Kyphon SARL, September 22, 2009: US07591851 (101 worldwide citation)

Systems and method in accordance with the embodiments of the present invention can include an implant for positioning within a cervical facet joint for distracting the cervical spine, thereby increasing the area of the canals and openings through which the spinal cord and nerves must pass, and decre ...


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Charles J Winslow, James F Zucherman, Ken Y Hsu, Steven T Mitchell, Scott A Yerby, John J Flynn: Inter-cervical facet implant and method. Kyphon SARL, October 13, 2009: US07601170 (97 worldwide citation)

Systems and method in accordance with the embodiments of the present invention can include an implant for positioning within a cervical facet joint for distracting the cervical spine, thereby increasing the area of the canals and openings through which the spinal cord and nerves must pass, and decre ...


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James F Zucherman, Ken Y Hsu, Charles J Winslow, Scott A Yerby, Steven T Mitchell, John J Flynn: Method of laterally inserting an artificial vertebral disk replacement with translating pivot point. Kyphon SARL, Haynes and Boone, March 17, 2009: US07503935 (71 worldwide citation)

An implant that can be placed between two vertebrae using a lateral insertion method is described. The implant is characterized by having a first end plate and a second end plate with a hemi-cylindrical spacer extending from the second end plate. The hemi-cylindrical spacer fits within a socket on t ...


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Charles J Winslow, James F Zucherman, Ken Y Hsu, Steven T Mitchell, Scott A Yerby, John J Flynn: Inter-cervical facet implant with locking screw and method. Warsaw Orthopedic, July 27, 2010: US07763050 (68 worldwide citation)

Systems and method in accordance with the embodiments of the present invention can include an implant for positioning within a cervical facet joint for distracting the cervical spine, thereby increasing the area of the canals and openings through which the spinal cord and nerves must pass, and decre ...


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James F Zucherman, Ken Y Hsu, Charles J Winslow, Scott A Yerby, John J Flynn, Steven T Mitchell, John A Markwart: Interspinous process implants and methods of use. Kyphon SARL, Coats and Bennett P L L C, February 16, 2010: US07662187 (51 worldwide citation)

Systems and method in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention can includes an implant comprising a first wing, a spacer extending from the first wing, and a distraction guide. The distraction guide is arranged in a first configuration to pierce and/or distract tissue associated with a ...