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Douglas Raymond, James Roveda, Brian Murphy, Christopher Sicvol, Sean Selover, Erasmo Lopez, Ramon Ruberte, Bryan S Jones, Christopher Ramsay: Devices and methods for inserting a spinal fixation element. Depuy Spine, January 13, 2009: US07476240 (89 worldwide citation)

A method for introducing a spinal fixation element between two bone anchors includes engaging a spinal fixation element to a shaft of an instrument, positioning the shaft of the instrument through a sidewall opening of a first percutaneous access device connected to a first bone anchor and through a ...


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Sean Selover, Sara Dziedzic, Steve Connolly, Sheryl Frank, Lorenzo Vaccarella: Illuminated surgical access system including a surgical access device and coupled light emitter. DePuy Spine, Lahive & Cockfield, Kevin J Canning, EuiHoon Lee, January 25, 2011: US07874982 (19 worldwide citation)

A surgical access system for providing access to a surgical site in a patient includes a surgical access device defining a port and a light emitter coupled to the surgical access device for illuminating the port. The light emitter preferably comprises an elongated shaft having a light transmitting e ...


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Sean Selover, Christopher W Sicvol, Ronald Naughton, Nancy M Sheehy, Paul Birkmeyer: Rigidly guided implant placement. DePuy Spine, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, May 22, 2012: US08182491 (5 worldwide citation)

A system for guiding an implant to an optimal placement within a patient includes a trajectory guide for guiding instruments along a selected trajectory and a trajectory fixation device for fixing the trajectory guide in a selected position. The trajectory guide defines a path configured to align wi ...


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Sean Selover: Self retaining set screw inserter. DePuy Spine, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, Kevin J Canning, March 22, 2011: US07909834 (5 worldwide citation)

A self retaining screw inserter for inserting, positioning and removing a set screw of a spinal fixation system, includes an active reverse-collet retainer. The active reverse-collet retainer has fingers configured to move outward to engage and retain a set screw. When engaged, the fingers flare out ...


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Christopher Mickiewicz, Michael Alan Fisher, Michael O Neil, Paul Birkmeyer, Sean Selover, Michael Mahoney, Holly Brideau, Katherine Herard: Facet fixation and fusion screw and washer assembly and method of use. DePuy Synthes Products, Nutter McClennen & Fish, November 25, 2014: US08894685 (4 worldwide citation)

A spinal implant including a stabilization member coupled to an elongate member is herein provided. The implant can be configured for placement within a facet joint in an intra-facet or trans-facet configuration. Also, the implant can include a fusion-promoting bioactive material thereby providing a ...


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Paul Birkmeyer, Christopher W Sicvol, Hassan Serhan, Sean Selover, Ronald Naughton, Nancy M Sheehy: Rigidly guided implant placement with control assist. DePuy Spine, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, September 13, 2011: US08016835 (4 worldwide citation)

A system for guiding an implant to an optimal placement within a patient includes a trajectory guide for guiding instruments along a selected trajectory and a trajectory fixation device for fixing the trajectory guide in a selected position. The trajectory guide defines a path configured to align wi ...


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Sean Selover, Christopher W Sicvol, Ronald Naughton, Nancy M Sheehy, Paul Birkmeyer: Rigidly guided implant placement. DePuy Synthes Products, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, October 7, 2014: US08852210

A system for guiding an implant to an optimal placement within a patient includes a trajectory guide for guiding instruments along a selected trajectory and a trajectory fixation device for fixing the trajectory guide in a selected position. The trajectory guide defines a path configured to align wi ...


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Sean Selover, Sara Dziedzic, Steve Connolly, Anita Barnick, Erin Dupak: Illuminated surgical access system including a surgical access device and integrated light emitter. DePuy Spine, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, April 30, 2013: US08430813

A surgical access system for providing access to a surgical site in a patient includes a surgical access device defining a working channel for accessing a surgical site and an integrated light emitter for illuminating the surgical site. The light emitter is integrated in proximity to a distal end of ...


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Sean Selover, Sara Dziedzic, Steve Connolly, Sheryl Frank, Lorenzo Vaccarella: Illuminated surgical access system including a surgical access device and coupled light emitter. Depuy Synthes Products, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, April 14, 2015: US09005118

A surgical access system for providing access to a surgical site in a patient includes a surgical access device defining a port and a light emitter coupled to the surgical access device for illuminating the port. The light emitter preferably comprises an elongated shaft having a light transmitting e ...


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John Riley Hawkins, Nicholas Pavento, Christopher Ramsay, Sean Selover, Kevin Lee: Surface expanding spacer. DePuy Synthes Products, February 2, 2016: US09248026

An interbody spacer comprising a series of stacked walls connected by a common base, wherein the spacer collapses when pressed into an access delivery tube. During insertion, the walls can flex as a unit, like bending a deck of cards, to traverse bends in the access tube. Upon distally exiting the p ...