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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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Roger Khami, Jose Arteaga, Shawn Carney, Steve Connolly, Hovie Jarrett Cassell: Tunable, sound enhancing air induction system for internal combustion engine. Ford Global Technologies, Jerome R Drouillard, David Kelley, March 4, 2014: US08666088 (1 worldwide citation)

A tunable, sound enhancing air induction system for an internal combustion engine includes an air supply duct extending between an air cleaner and a throttle body, and an acoustic amplifier mounted to the air supply duct at an anti-node of a desirable engine induction sound. The acoustic amplifier f ...


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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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Naren Renganath, Steve Connolly, Michael Alan Fisher, Glen Arthur Presbrey: Self-distracting cage. DePuy Synthes Products, Nutter McClennen & Fish, August 11, 2015: US09101486

Various spinal implants and methods for stabilizing the spine are provided. In one exemplary embodiment, a spinal implant is provided having an expandable container with an interior volume that is selectively expandable between a compressed condition and an expanded condition. The expandable contain ...


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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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Sean Selover, Sara Dziedzic, Steve Connolly: Illuminated surgical access system including a surgical access device and coupled light emitter. DePuy Spine, Lahive & Cockfield, May 3, 2007: US20070100210-A1

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 annular light emitter for illuminating the working channel. The integrated annular light emitter is coupled to 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, May 3, 2007: US20070100211-A1

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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Michael J O Neil, Hassan Serhan, Seung kyu Daniel Kwak, Steve Connolly: Internally reinforced elastomeric intervertebral disc implants. Philip S Johnson, Johnson & Johnson, November 20, 2008: US20080288074-A1

Two techniques to minimize intervertebral disc height loss due to polymer creep following implantation of an elastomeric disc with the use of internal reinforcement are disclosed. The specific devices and methods relate to use of (i) singular or multiple internal reinforcement members to increase co ...


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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. Lahive & Cockfield, November 29, 2007: US20070276191-A1

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. Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, Floor 30 Suite 3000, January 27, 2011: US20110021882-A1

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 ...