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Hamid M Mehdizadeh: Disc replacement prosthesis. H M Stanley, July 27, 1999: US05928284 (328 worldwide citation)

A disc replacement prosthesis is described which is placed within the intradiscal space vacated by a removed deteriorated disc, and which affords mobility rather than fusion between adjacent vertebral bodies. The prosthesis also protects remaining discs from deterioration by providing a shock absorb ...


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Hamid M Mehdizadeh: Disc replacement prosthesis. Henry M Stanley, May 15, 2001: US06231609 (216 worldwide citation)

A disc replacement prosthesis is described which is placed within the intradiscal space vacated by a removed deteriorated disc, and which affords mobility rather than fusion between adjacent vertebral bodies. The prosthesis also protects remaining discs from deterioration by providing a shock absorb ...


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Jeffrey D Gordon, John M Dawson: Intervertebral disc replacement prosthesis. Vanderbilt University, Richard S Myers Jr, Stites & Harbison PLLC, June 17, 2003: US06579321 (130 worldwide citation)

An implantable intervertebral disc prosthesis that comprises a disc member having an upper surface, a lower surface, and a perimeter surface. The disc includes an axis at least one slit defined in the perimeter surface; the slit being of sufficient depth and thickness to provide flexure. The slit te ...


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Jeffrey D Gordon: Intervertebral disc replacement prosthesis. Vanderbilt University, Morris Manning & Martin, Tim Tingkang Xia Esq, November 15, 2005: US06964686 (120 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral disc prosthesis that comprises a deformable flexure with an axial cavity, the axial cavity extending along the axis of the flexure, and a slit defined in the perimeter surface of the flexure to provide flexibility to the disc member, the slit having a slit thickness. The slit may b ...


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Loubert Suddaby: Inflatable intervertebral disc replacement prosthesis. Shoemaker and Mattare, November 29, 2005: US06969405 (73 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral disc replacement prosthesis which can be implanted in a collapsed state, then expanded within the disc space such that minimally invasive surgical techniques may be employed for its insertion, and, by virtue of its expandable nature, ligaments can be restored to proper tension, fac ...


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Jeffrey D Gordon, John K Song: Intervertebral disc replacement prosthesis. Vanderbilt University, Tim Tingkang Xia Esq, Morris Manning & Martin, February 19, 2008: US07331994 (34 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral disc prosthesis for placement between a first vertebra and a second vertebra adjacent to the first vertebra. In one embodiment, the intervertebral disc prosthesis includes a resilient member, a first support member and a second support member. The first support member and the secon ...


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Kalaitzis Christos, Karavelis Antonios: Intervertebral disc replacement prosthesis. Kalaitzis Christos, Karavelis Antonios, October 11, 2000: EP1043002-A2 (10 worldwide citation)

Intervertebral disc replacement prosthesis consisting of a cylindrical cage and two securing pitch forks that can be placed in the inter-vertebral space to desired heights wherever in the Human Spine with anterior approach and, also on the Lumbar Spine with posterior approach in order to increase th ...


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Gordon Jeffrey: Intervertebral disc replacement prosthesis. Vanderbilt University, Gordon Jeffrey, XIA Tim Tingkang, May 6, 2005: WO/2005/039455 (8 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral disc prosthesis (50) that comprises a deformable flexure (100) with an axial cavity (105), the axial cavity (105) extending along the axis of the flexure (100); a slit (101) defined in the perimeter surface of the flexure (100) to provide flexibility to the disc member, the slit (1 ...


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Cheng David Ming: Spine replacement system. University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill, Cheng David Ming, JENKINS Richard E, April 21, 2005: WO/2005/034864 (1 worldwide citation)

Apparatuses and methods for single disc arthroplasty and multi-segmental spine replacement. The implant assembly includes a first cage (20) adapted to be rigidly attached to a first vertebra, a second cage (20) adapted to be rigidly attached to a second vertebrae, and a spinal disc replacement prost ...


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Hyun Bae, Nicholas Slater, Joshua A Butters, Daniel F Justin, Dylan Hushka, Rick B Delamarter: Intervertebral implant with integrated fixation. Howmedica Osteonics, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, October 17, 2017: US09788968

A system for spinal surgery includes a prosthesis comprising a plurality of bone anchors which engage an intervertebral construct for fusion or motion preservation. The fusion construct comprises a spacer optionally encircled by a jacket. The motion preservation construct may comprise an articulatin ...