1
James Spitler, Scott Schorer: System and method for stabilizing of internal structures. Innovative Spinal Technologies, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, September 15, 2009: US07588588 (172 worldwide citation)

There is shown a system and method for reducing the difficulty in percutaneous placement of a spine stabilization brace. A medical implant system has a first bone anchor having a longitudinal axis, a second bone anchor and a brace. The brace couples the first bone anchor to the second bone anchor. A ...


2
James Spitler, Scott Schorer, Dennis Colleran: Implant assembly and method for use in an internal structure stabilization system. Theken Spine, Middleton Reutlinger, Robert H Eichenberger, November 17, 2009: US07618442 (74 worldwide citation)

An assembly for use in spinal stabilization procedures having first and second bone anchor assemblies. Embodiments of the first bone anchor assembly may include an anchor, a poly-axial head, including a cavity, mated with the anchor such that the anchor is movable relative to the poly-axial head. Em ...


3
Dennis Colleran, Scott Schorer, Paul McAfee: System and method for dynamic skeletal stabilization. Theken Spine, Middleton Reutlinger, Robert H Eichenberger, Scott W Hidgon, December 21, 2010: US07854752 (48 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a system and method for dynamic stabilization which provides for distraction of the inter-vertebral space while still allowing a patient a substantial range of motion. In one embodiment, an inter-vertebral dynamic brace is used to maintain proper distraction. The dynamic brace is ...


4
Jeffrey Larson, Theodore Bertele, Louis Greenberg, Scott Schorer: Guided retractor and methods of use. Synthes Spine Company, Jones Day, March 21, 2006: US07014608 (31 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods and apparatus in which a surgical retractor comprises a plurality of mechanically coupled tissue retaining walls that are guided into position along one or more guides previously implanted into the patient. The walls are preferably coupled by pivots, so that se ...


5
Jeffrey Larson, Theodore Bertele, Louis Greenberg, Scott Schorer: Guided retractor and methods of use. Synthes Spine Company, Jones Day, December 5, 2006: US07144368 (25 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods and apparatus in which a surgical retractor comprises a plurality of mechanically coupled tissue retaining walls that are guided into position along one or more guides previously implanted into the patient. The walls are preferably coupled by pivots, so that se ...


6
Dennis Colleran, Scott Schorer, Paul McAfee: System and method for dynamic skeletal stabilization. Theken Spine, Middleton Reutlinger, Robert H Eichenberger, Scott W Higdon, October 18, 2011: US08038700 (1 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a system and method for dynamic stabilization which provides for distraction of the inter-vertebral space while still allowing a patient a substantial range of motion. In one embodiment, an inter-vertebral dynamic brace is used to maintain proper distraction. The dynamic brace is ...


7

8
Jeffrey Larson, Theodore Bertele, Louis Greenberg, Scott Schorer: Guided retractor and methods of use. Jones Day, February 17, 2005: US20050038440-A1

The present invention provides methods and apparatus in which a surgical retractor comprises a plurality of mechanically coupled tissue retaining walls that are guided into position along one or more guides previously implanted into the patient. The walls are preferably coupled by pivots, so that se ...


9
Jeffrey Larson, Scott Schorer, Theodore Bertele, Louis Greenberg: Guided retractor and methods of use. Robert D Fish Rutan & Tucker, June 17, 2004: US20040116777-A1

The present invention provides methods and apparatus in which a surgical retractor comprises a plurality of mechanically coupled tissue retaining walls that are guided into position along one or more guides previously implanted into the patient. The walls are preferably coupled by pivots, so that se ...


10
Dennis Colleran, Carolyn Rogers, James Spitler, Scott Schorer: System and method for dynamic skeletal stabilization. Carr, November 2, 2006: US20060247637-A1

Provided are embodiments of spine stabilization systems, devices, and methods. In one example, a device includes a brace adapted to span between first and second bone anchors. The brace may include a first member and a second member. In this example, the brace may allow for movement between the firs ...