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Stuart Weikel, David C Paul: Inflatable device and method for reducing fractures in bone and in treating the spine. Synthes, Pennie & Edmonds, October 14, 2003: US06632235 (328 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to an inflatable device for use in restoring the anatomy of diseased or fractured bone. The inflatable device may be a balloon of varied size or shape to conform to the bone to be treated and may be deployed in any type of bone where collapsed fractures of cortical ...


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Stuart Weikel, Nisra Thongpreda, Mike Lehmicke, Douglas Kephart, Larry Binder: Tools and methods for creating cavities in bone. Synthes, Pennie & Edmonds, January 20, 2004: US06679886 (219 worldwide citation)

Tools for use in the creation of cavities in bones. The tools include a probe, a cannula that provides percutaneous passageway to the interior of the treated bone, a bone tamp, and a system for delivering bone filler material into the cavity. The bone tamp has a shaft that is inserted into the bone ...


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Stuart Weikel, Nisra Thongpreda, Mike Lehmicke, Douglas Kephart, Larry Binder: Tools and methods for creating cavities in bone. Synthes, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, January 13, 2009: US07476226 (114 worldwide citation)

Tools for use in the creation of cavities in bones. The tools include a probe, a cannula that provides percutaneous passageway to the interior of the treated bone, a bone tamp, and a system for delivering bone filler material into the cavity. The bone tamp has a shaft that is inserted into the bone ...


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Stuart Weikel, David C Paul: Inflatable device and method for reducing fractures in bone and in treating the spine. Synthes USA, Stroock & Stroock & Laven, February 23, 2010: US07666205 (98 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to an inflatable device for use in restoring the anatomy of diseased or fractured bone. The inflatable device may be a balloon of varied size or shape to conform to the bone to be treated and may be deployed in any type of bone where collapsed fractures of cortical ...


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Brian Dec, Stuart Weikel, Ernest Corrao, Alan Bachman: Spinal rod insertion instrument. Synthes, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, May 13, 2008: US07371239 (88 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is provided for urging a longitudinal spinal member into a bone fastener. The surgical instrument may include a holder assembly for engaging a bone fastener, the holder assembly preferably comprising a pair of pivotably connected members arranged in a scissor type configuration ...


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Douglas G Nuelle, Mark B Lester, Mark E Milburn, Erroll Sweat, Stuart Weikel: Instrument for evaluating balance of knee joint. Sulzer Orthopedics, Philip S Lyren, Kenneth S Barrow, February 8, 2000: US06022377 (88 worldwide citation)

A knee joint balancing instrument. A first body includes a first paddle for engaging a proximal end of a tibial bone. A second body includes a second paddle for engaging a distal end of a femoral bone. A rack is attached to the first body and is moveable relative thereto in a superior-inferior direc ...


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Robert Frigg, Stuart Weikel, Stefan Schwer, Geoffrey Flexner, Ross Jonathan Hamel: Simulated bone or tissue manipulation. Depuy Synthes Products, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, October 22, 2013: US08565853 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a system and method for performing tissue, preferably bone tissue manipulation. The system and method may include implanting markers on opposite sides of a bone, fractured bone or tissue to facilitate bone or tissue manipulation, preferably in-situ closed fractur ...


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Robert Frigg, Stuart Weikel, Stefan Schwer, Geoffrey Flexner, Ross Jonathan Hamel: Simulated bone or tissue manipulation. DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, August 14, 2018: US10048330

The present invention is directed to a system and method for performing tissue, preferably bone tissue manipulation. The system and method may include implanting markers on opposite sides of a bone, fractured bone or tissue to facilitate bone or tissue manipulation, preferably in-situ closed fractur ...


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Behrooz Akbarnia, Burt Yaszay, Brandon Moore, Stuart Weikel, Clint Boyd, Christian DiPaola: Flexible fastening system. K2M, Carter DeLuca Farrell & Schmidt, June 13, 2017: US09675386

A flexible implant system includes a flexible implant, an implant housing, and an implant set screw. The flexible implant is configured to loop around a portion of a bony element. The implant housing includes a housing body defining a rod passage configured to receive an rod. The housing body also d ...


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Stuart Weikel, Nisra Thongpreda, Mike Lehmicke, Douglas Kephart, Larry Binder: Tools and methods for creating cavities in bone. Synthes, Jones Day, July 8, 2004: US20040133208-A1

Tools for use in the creation of cavities in bones. The tools include a probe, a cannula that provides percutaneous passageway to the interior of the treated bone, a bone tamp, and a system for delivering bone filler material into the cavity. The bone tamp has a shaft that is inserted into the bone ...