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David A Hanson, Ross A Longhini, Daniel D McPhillips, Steven J Seme: Bone implants and methods. Zimmer Spine, Faegre & Benson, March 28, 2006: US07018416 (196 worldwide citation)

Implants, instruments and methods for bone fusion procedures are disclosed. In some embodiments, the implants are particularly advantageous for use between opposing vertebral bodies to facilitate stabilization or arthrodesis of an intervertebral joint. The implants include, at least, a support compo ...


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David A Hanson, Ross A Longhini, Steven J Seme: Bone preparation instruments and methods. Sulzer Spine Tech, Merchant & Gould PC, October 21, 2003: US06635060 (123 worldwide citation)

Instruments and methods for preparing adjacent bones for fusion, and for inserting implants are disclosed. In one embodiment, the instruments include paddles for spacing the adjacent bones a predetermined distance and a cutting edge to create a channel between the adjacent bones to receive a fusion ...


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David A Hanson, Ross A Longhini, Steven J Seme: Bone preparation instruments and methods. Sulzer Spine Tech, Merchant & Gould P C, November 4, 2003: US06641582 (98 worldwide citation)

Instruments and methods for preparing adjacent bones for fusion are disclosed. In a typical embodiment, the instruments include paddles for spacing the adjacent bones a predetermined distance and a cutting edge to create a channel between the adjacent bones to receive a fusion implant. The instrumen ...


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Ishmael Bentley, Steven J Seme: Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion spacers. Zimmer Spine, Crompton Seager & Tufte, November 17, 2009: US07618454 (26 worldwide citation)

An implant for spinal fusion that includes a top surface and a bottom surface opposing the top surface. An anterior surface extends from the top surface to the bottom surface and a posterior surface extends from the top surface to the bottom surface. The implant includes a first end, a second end, a ...


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Steven J Seme, Thomas J Gisel: Semi-constrained anchoring system. Kspine, Faegre Baker Daniels, January 22, 2013: US08357183 (19 worldwide citation)

Systems, devices, and associated methods for correcting spinal column deformities that help minimize a number of attachment anchors utilized for correction, facilitate use of straight or contoured rods, and/or help promote a more natural, physiologic motion of the spinal column.


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Steven J Seme, Thomas J Gisel: Semi-constrained anchoring system. K Spine, Faegre Baker Daniels, August 27, 2013: US08518086 (19 worldwide citation)

Systems, devices, and associated methods for correcting spinal column deformities that help minimize a number of attachment anchors utilized for correction, facilitate use of straight or contoured rods, limit rod roll, and/or help promote a more natural, physiologic motion of the spinal column.


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Steven J Seme: Alignment system with longitudinal support features. Kspine, Faegre Baker Daniels, January 22, 2013: US08357182 (18 worldwide citation)

Some embodiments relate to systems, devices, and associated methods for correcting spinal column deformities that help minimize a number of attachment anchors utilized for correction, facilitate use of straight or contoured rods, and/or help promote a more natural, physiologic motion of the spinal c ...


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Steven J Seme, John F Otte, Thomas J Gisel: Spinal correction and secondary stabilization. Kspine, Faegre Baker Daniels, December 30, 2014: US08920472 (5 worldwide citation)

Methods of correcting a spinal deformity include securing a first rod on a first side of a spine, securing an anchor on a second side of a spine, securing a lateral coupling between the rod and the anchor, translating and derotating the spine to correct the spinal deformity by adjusting an effective ...


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Ryan M Kroll, Steven J Seme, Thomas J Gisel, Mark W Kroll: Spinal correction system actuators. K2M, Carter DeLuca Farrell & Schmidt, May 10, 2016: US09333009 (4 worldwide citation)

A spinal correction system for implantation in a patient, the system including a reciprocating adjuster and/or a resistance adjuster coupled to a stabilizing member, for example. The resistance adjuster includes a potential energy drive, a slide unit, and a resistance unit. The reciprocating adjuste ...


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Steven J Seme, John F Otte, Thomas J Gisel: Spinal correction and secondary stabilization. K2M, Carter Deluca Farrell & Schmidt, August 25, 2015: US09113959 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods of correcting a spinal deformity include securing a first rod on a first side of a spine, securing a second rod on a second side of the spine, and securing a lateral coupling between the first rod and the second rod to facilitate derotation and translation of the spinal deformity and further ...