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Thomas A Zdeblick, William F McKay: Artificial disc implant. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, June 11, 2002: US06402785 (352 worldwide citation)

An artificial disc implant includes an upper shell, a lower shell, and a spacer therebetween. The spacer preferably has properties similar to that of a natural spinal disc, while the upper and lower shells form a rigid interface between the implant and the adjacent vertebral bodies. The upper and lo ...


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Dusty Anna Needham, Jeffrey Wade Poyner, Harry N Herkowitz, Thomas A Zdeblick: Anterior cervical plating system. SDGI Holdings, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, March 18, 2003: US06533786 (314 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a system for anterior fixation of the spine that utilizes an elongated fixation plate. The plating system stabilizes the spine and promotes fusion and incorporation of a graft or implant in a portion of the spinal column. In one aspect of the invention, the fixat ...


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Thomas A Zdeblick, Michael C Sherman: Anterior thoracolumbar plate. Danek Medical, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, June 28, 1994: US05324290 (233 worldwide citation)

An internal anterior fixation system for treatment of vertebral burst fractures includes an elongated plate having longitudinal axis which includes integral superior, inferior and bridge portions. The superior and inferior portions are provided for fixation to corresponding vertebrae while the bridg ...


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Thomas A Zdeblick, William F McKay: Artificial disc implant. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Moriarty McNett & Henry, April 19, 2005: US06881228 (182 worldwide citation)

An artificial disc implant includes an upper shell, a lower shell, and a spacer therebetween. The spacer preferably has properties similar to that of a natural spinal disc, while the upper and lower shells form a rigid interface between the implant and the adjacent vertebral bodies. The upper and lo ...


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J Kenneth Burkus, Thomas A Zdeblick, Thomas V McGahan, Steven D DeRidder: Methods and instrumentation for vertebral interbody fusion. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Moriarty McNett & Henry, November 18, 2003: US06648895 (173 worldwide citation)

Methods and instrumentation particularly adapted for disc space preparation for insertion of implants from an anterior approach to the spine are provided. The instruments include a guide sleeve defining a channel having overlapping cylindrical working channel portions and lateral non-distracting ext ...


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Thomas A Zdeblick, Vincent C Traynelis, Regis W Haid, Greg C Marik, Bradley J Coats, Courtney S Williams, Craig M Squires: Artificial spinal discs and associated implantation and revision methods. Warsaw Orthopedic, Haynes and Boone, October 2, 2007: US07276082 (95 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral device comprises a first endplate assembly including a first exterior surface, a second endplate assembly including a second exterior surface, and a bone in-growth area located on the first exterior surface. The bone in-growth area includes an osteoconductive surface. The intervert ...


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J Kenneth Burkus, Thomas A Zdeblick, Thomas V McGahan, Steven D DeRidder: Methods and instrumentation for vertebral interbody fusion. Warsaw Orthopedic, Krieg DeVault, July 17, 2007: US07244258 (39 worldwide citation)

Methods and instrumentation particularly adapted for disc space preparation for insertion of implants from an anterior approach to the spine are provided. The instruments include a guide sleeve defining a channel having overlapping cylindrical working channel portions and lateral non-distracting ext ...


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Regis W Haid, Vincent C Traynelis, Thomas A Zdeblick, Bradley J Coates, Greg C Marik, Craig M Squires, Courtney S Williams, Linda M Holmes: Technique and instrumentation for preparation of vertebral members. SDGI Holdings, Coats & Bennett P L L C, November 27, 2007: US07300441 (28 worldwide citation)

Instrumentation and techniques for preparing vertebral members for insertion of an implant. Foundation instruments provide a reference relative to the vertebral members. The foundation devices guide the placement of one or more instruments that prepare the vertebral members. The instruments operativ ...


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J Kenneth Burkus, Thomas A Zdeblick, Thomas V McGahan, Steven D DeRidder: Methods and instrument for vertebral interbody fusion. Warsaw Orthopedic, November 12, 2013: US08579909 (26 worldwide citation)

Methods and instrumentation particularly adapted for disc space preparation for insertion of implants from an anterior approach to the spine are provided. The instruments include a guide sleeve defining a channel having overlapping cylindrical working channel portions and lateral non-distracting ext ...


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Lawrence W Wales, Jean Pierre Mobasser, Thomas A Zdeblick, John E Sherman: System and method for intervertebral disc bulge reduction. Anulex Technologies, Faegre Baker Daniels, September 17, 2013: US08535338 (8 worldwide citation)

A system and method for treating a bulge in an intervertebral disc annulus fibrosus adjacent to a vertebral body of a patient's spine using a repair device including a suture element, a patch element and a bone anchor. A bore is formed through a portion of the vertebral body, including an endplate t ...