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Gary Lowery, Michael C Sherman, Eddie F Ray III, Bradley J Coates: Anterior cervical plating system. Danek Medical, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, November 15, 1994: US05364399 (556 worldwide citation)

An anterior cervical plating system is disclosed which includes an elongated plate having a pair of bone screw bores at opposite ends of the plate, and with bone screw slot configurations in the middle bridge portion of the plate. A single locking screw is provided at each end of the plate which eng ...


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Gary K Michelson: Multi-lock anterior cervical plating system. Martin & Ferraro, February 27, 2001: US06193721 (417 worldwide citation)

Anatomically contoured anterior cervical plates with bone ingrowth surfaces, providing for intersegmental compressive preloading, and a rigid and locked interface to all of the bone screws, with those engaging the vertebrae deployed in highly convergent pairs. The bone screws have a tapered self-tap ...


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Robert A Farris, Jeffrey Wade Poyner, Volker K H Sonntag, Regis W Haid Jr, Stephen M Papadopoulos: Anterior cervical plating system. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, November 28, 2000: US06152927 (347 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment of the invention, an anterior fixation system includes a plate defining a plurality of screw holes, a number of screws and a number of locking assemblies for fixing the screws to the plate. The system includes two bone screws, a fixed angle screw and a variable angle screw, that ar ...


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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 (311 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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Kirk J Bailey, Rui J Ferreira: Anterior cervical plating system and associated method. EBI, Harness Dickey & Pierce, July 29, 2003: US06599290 (237 worldwide citation)

An anterior cervical plating system for securing multiple bone segments relative to each other includes a plate member having multiple pairs of nodes. Each node defines a bone screw aperture. Linking segments connect the pairs of nodes to one another. Between adjacent linking segments are elongated ...


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Gary K Michelson: Anterior cervical plating system and bone screw. Martin & Ferraro, September 16, 2003: US06620163 (208 worldwide citation)

Anatomically contoured anterior cervical plates with bone ingrowth surfaces, providing for intersegmental compressive preloading, and a rigid and locked interface to all of the bone screws, with those engaging the vertebrae deployed in highly convergent pairs. The bone screws have a tapered self-tap ...


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Robert A Farris, Jeffrey Wade Poyner, Volker K H Sonntag, Regis W Haid Jr, Stephen M Papadopoulos: Anterior cervical plating system. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Moriarty McNett & Henry, December 30, 2003: US06669700 (184 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment of the invention, an anterior fixation system includes a plate defining a plurality of screw holes, a number of screws and a number of locking assemblies for fixing the screws to the plate. The system includes two bone screws, a fixed angle screw and a variable angle screw, that ar ...


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Gary K Michelson: Anterior cervical plating system. Martin & Ferraro, September 24, 2002: US06454771 (172 worldwide citation)

Anatomically contoured anterior cervical plates with bone ingrowth surfaces, providing for intersegmental compressive preloading, and a rigid and locked interface to all of the bone screws, with those engaging the vertebrae deployed in highly convergent pairs. The bone screws have a tapered self-tap ...


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Gary K Michelson: Single-lock anterior cervical plating system. Martin & Ferraro, July 15, 2003: US06592586 (166 worldwide citation)

Anatomically contoured anterior cervical plates with bone ingrowth surfaces, providing for intersegmental compressive preloading, and a rigid and locked interface to all of the bone screws, with those engaging the vertebrae deployed in highly convergent pairs. The bone screws have a tapered self-tap ...


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Gary K Michelson: Anterior cervical plating system, instrumentation, and method of installation. Martin & Ferraro, July 9, 2002: US06416528 (108 worldwide citation)

Anatomically contoured anterior cervical plates with bone ingrowth surfaces, providing for intersegmental compressive preloading, and a rigid and locked interface to all of the bone screws, with those engaging the vertebrae deployed in highly convergent pairs. The bone screws have a tapered self-tap ...