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Malan de Villiers, Ulrich Hahnle, David Hovda: Intervertebral prosthetic disc with metallic core. SpinalMotion, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 18, 2009: US07575599 (27 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic disc for insertion between adjacent vertebrae includes a core having upper and lower curved surfaces and upper and lower plates. At least one of the curved surfaces of the core is metallic, and in some embodiments the entire core is metallic. Each plate has an outer surface which engage ...


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Malan de Villiers, Ulrich Hahnle, David Hovda: Methods and apparatus for intervertebral disc prosthesis insertion. SpinalMotion, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, September 8, 2009: US07585326 (17 worldwide citation)

A method for inserting an intervertebral disc prosthesis into a space between two vertebrae involves inserting the prosthesis partway into the space under constraint to prevent endplates of the prosthesis from articulating, releasing the prosthesis from constraint, and inserting the unconstrained pr ...


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Malan de Villiers, Ulrich Hahnle: Prosthetic disc for intervertebral insertion. SpinalMotion, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, June 4, 2013: US08454698 (13 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic disc for insertion between adjacent vertebrae includes a core having upper and lower curved surfaces, upper and lower plates, and peripheral restraining structure on at least one of the upper plate, the lower plate and the core. Each plate has an outer surface which engages a vertebra a ...


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Malan de Villiers, Ulrich Hahnle, David Hovda: Methods and apparatus for intervertebral disc prosthesis insertion. SpinalMotion, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, June 26, 2012: US08206447 (6 worldwide citation)

A method for inserting an intervertebral disc prosthesis into a space between two vertebrae involves inserting the prosthesis partway into the space under constraint to prevent endplates of the prosthesis from articulating, releasing the prosthesis from constraint, and inserting the unconstrained pr ...


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Malan de Villiers, Ulrich Hahnle: Prosthetic disc for intervertebral insertion. Simplify Medical, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, May 23, 2017: US09655741 (3 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic disc for insertion between adjacent vertebrae includes a core having upper and lower curved surfaces, upper and lower plates, and peripheral restraining structure on at least one of the upper plate, the lower plate and the core. Each plate has an outer surface which engages a vertebra a ...


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Malan de Villiers, Ulrich Hahnle: Prosthetic disc for intervertebral insertion. Simplify Medical, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, March 10, 2015: US08974533 (3 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic disc for insertion between adjacent vertebrae includes a core having upper and lower curved surfaces, upper and lower plates, and peripheral restraining structure on at least one of the upper plate, the lower plate and the core. Each plate has an outer surface which engages a vertebra a ...


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Malan de Villiers, Ulrich Hahnle: Prosthetic disc for intervertebral insertion. Simplify Medical, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, September 30, 2014: US08845729 (3 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic disc for insertion between adjacent vertebrae includes a core having upper and lower curved surfaces, upper and lower plates, and peripheral restraining structure on at least one of the upper plate, the lower plate and the core. Each plate has an outer surface which engages a vertebra a ...


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Malan de Villiers, Ulrich Hahnle, David Hovda: Methods and apparatus for intervertebral disc prosthesis insertion. Simplify Medical, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, March 10, 2015: US08974531 (2 worldwide citation)

A method for inserting an intervertebral disc prosthesis into a space between two vertebrae involves inserting the prosthesis partway into the space under constraint to prevent endplates of the prosthesis from articulating, releasing the prosthesis from constraint, and inserting the unconstrained pr ...


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Malan de Villiers, Ulrich Hahnle: Intervertebral prosthetic disc. SpinalMotion, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, January 10, 2012: US08092538 (2 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic disc for insertion between adjacent vertebrae includes upper and lower plates, a core disposed between the plates, and at least one projection extending from at least one of the upper and lower curved surfaces of the core into at least one recess of one of the inner surfaces of the plat ...


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Malan de Villiers, Ulrich Hahnle, David Hovda: Methods and apparatus for intervertebral disc prosthesis insertion. Simplify Medical, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, December 12, 2017: US09839532 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for inserting an intervertebral disc prosthesis into a space between two vertebrae involves inserting the prosthesis partway into the space under constraint to prevent endplates of the prosthesis from articulating, releasing the prosthesis from constraint, and inserting the unconstrained pr ...