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Samuel M Shaolian, Thanh Van Nguyen, To V Pham, George P Teitelbaum: Articulating spinal fixation rod and system. SDGI Holdings, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 1, 2006: US07083621 (369 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates generally to systems and methods for aligning and implanting orthopedic fixation or stabilization implants within the body. In one embodiment, the system includes at least two bone anchors, at least one of which is provided with a transverse portal and a locking member. ...


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George Teitelbaum, Samuel M Shaolian, To V Pham, Thanh V Nguyen: Expandable fusion cage. Vertelink Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 24, 2003: US06582467 (249 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an expandable fusion cage which facilitates the fusion of adjacent bony surfaces, preferably those in the spine. In a preferred embodiment, the fusion cage. The surfaces of the cage which are intended to contact the vertebral endplates have multiple portions cut out of the metal to form ...


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George P Teitelbaum, Samuel M Shaolian, To V Pham, Thanh Van Nguyen: Formable orthopedic fixation system with cross linking. Vertelink Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 15, 2004: US06749614 (226 worldwide citation)

A subcutaneously assembled in place orthopedic construct is provided, such as for fixation of the spine. The construct includes a first bar and a second bar for attachment to the spine. A crossbar connects the first and second bar, to provide additional structural support. Each of the first bar, the ...


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Samuel M Shaolian, George P Teitelbaum, To V Pham, Thanh Van Nguyen, Hunt Dabney: Formed in place fixation system with thermal acceleration. SDGI Holdings, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 15, 2005: US06964667 (190 worldwide citation)

A subcutaneously formed in place orthopedic fixation device is provided, such as for fixation of the spine or other bone or bones. The device comprises an inflatable member, such as a tubular balloon. A heat source is provided in thermal communication with the interior of the balloon. The balloon is ...


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Samuel M Shaolian, George P Teitelbaum, Thanh Van Nguyen, To V Pham, Richard H Estes: Curable media for implantable medical device. Vertelink Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, April 5, 2005: US06875212 (177 worldwide citation)

A subcutaneously formed in place orthopedic fixation device is provided, such as for fixation of the spine or other bone or bones. The device comprises an inflatable member, such as a tubular balloon. The balloon is positioned at a treatment site in the body while in a flexible, low crossing profile ...


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Samuel M Shaolian, George P Teitelbaum, To V Pham, Thanh Van Nguyen: Formable orthopedic fixation system. Vertelink Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 31, 2005: US06899713 (163 worldwide citation)

An implantable inflatable orthopedic device is provided. The device comprises a flexible wall, defining an interior cavity, a reinforcing element exposed to the cavity, an inflation pathway in communication with the cavity, and a valve, for closing the pathway. A delivery catheter is also provided f ...


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Samuel M Shaolian, George P Teitelbaum, Thanh Van Nguyen, Frank Nguyen, To V Pham, Vincent Divino Jr, Michael R Henson: Transpedicular intervertebral disk access methods and devices. SDGI Holdings, Hunton & Williams, July 10, 2007: US07241297 (146 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices for treating diseases and conditions that change the spacial relationship between the vertebral bodies and the intervertebral disks, or that cause instability of the vertebral column, or both, and a method and devices that allow the surgeon to access the intervertebral space to r ...


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George P Teitelbaum, Samuel M Shaolian, To V Pham, Thanh Van Nguyen: Formable orthopedic fixation system with cross linking. September 1, 2009: US07582106 (93 worldwide citation)

A subcutaneously assembled in place orthopedic construct is provided, such as for fixation of the spine. The construct includes a first bar and a second bar for attachment to the spine. A crossbar connects the first and second bar, to provide additional structural support. Each of the first bar, the ...


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Thanh V Nguyen, Samuel M Shaolian, George P Teitelbaum, Michael R Henson, To V Pham: System and method for minimally invasive posterior fixation. Warsaw Orthopedic, Haynes and Boone, January 6, 2009: US07473267 (60 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates generally to systems and methods for aligning and implanting orthopedic fixation or stabilization implants within the body. In one embodiment, the system includes at least two bone anchors, at least one of which is provided with an angularly adjustable connector. In one ...


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Lehmann K Li, George P Teitelbaum, Samuel M Shaolian, Michael Sherman, Frank Nguyen, Thanh V Nguyen, To V Pham: Transpedicular intervertebral disk access methods and devices. Warsaw Orthopedic, November 9, 2010: US07828804 (35 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices for treating diseases and conditions that change the spacial relationship between the vertebral bodies and the intervertebral disks, or that cause instability of the vertebral column, or both, and a method and devices that allow the surgeon to access the intervertebral space to r ...