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Mark A Reiley: Facet arthroplasty devices and methods. Archus Orthopedics, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, November 2, 2004: US06811567 (380 worldwide citation)

Surgically installed prostheses replace either the caudal portion of a natural facet joint, the cephalad portion of a natural facet joint, or both. The prostheses are readily attached to the pedicles of a vertebral body and support at least one element that defines an artificial facet joint structur ...


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Mark A Reiley, Robert M Scribner, James Davidson: Prostheses, systems and methods for replacement of natural facet joints with artificial facet joint surfaces. Archus Orthopedics, Wilson Sonini Goodrich & Rosati, James R Shay, December 13, 2005: US06974478 (271 worldwide citation)

Cephalad and caudal vertebral facet joint prostheses and methods of use are provided. The prostheses provide an artificial facet joint structure including an artificial articular configuration unlike the preexisting articular configuration. The radii and material stress values of the prostheses are ...


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Joint structure. Gkn Sankey, March 31, 1976: GB1430423-A (270 worldwide citation)

1430423 Joints for plastics panels &c GKN SANKEY Ltd 3 May 1974 [9 May 1973] 22040/73 Heading F2M Plastics panels 10, 11, or other structural members having a substantial thickness and requiring to be joined at adjacent edges to provide an uninterrupted surface at the joint, are provided with comple ...


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Mark A Reiley: Facet arthroplasty devices and methods. Archus Orthopedics, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, September 27, 2005: US06949123 (178 worldwide citation)

A prosthesis assembly replaces all or a portion of a caudal portion of a left natural facet joint (i.e., a left superior articular process) and all or a portion of a caudal portion of a right natural facet joint (i.e., a right superior articular process) on a vertebral body. The prosthesis assembly ...


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Mark A Reiley: Method for replacing a natural facet joint with a prosthesis having an artificial facet joint structure. Archus Orthopedics, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, August 8, 2006: US07087084 (150 worldwide citation)

A prosthesis replaces all or a portion of a natural facet joint on a vertebral body. The prosthesis has a prosthesis body that accommodates fixation to the vertebral body at or near a pedicle and without support by a lamina. The prosthesis also has an artificial facet joint structure carried by the ...


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Charles Matthews: Articulated task lamp. Plan Hold, Poms Smith Lande & Rose, January 15, 1985: US04494177 (119 worldwide citation)

An articulated task lamp for exemplary use as a counterbalanced drafting table lamp including pivotally interconnected base assembly, lower support arm, upper support arm, and lamp head, and counterbalance linkage operable within said lower support arm and base assembly and provided a novel connecti ...


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Reiley Mark A: Facet arthroplasty devices and methods. Archus Orthopedics, RYAN Daniel D, August 26, 2004: WO/2004/071358 (93 worldwide citation)

Surgically installed prostheses (30, 34 and 50) replace either the caudal portion of a natural facet joint, the cephalad portion of a natural facet joint, or both. The prostheses (30, 34, 50) are readily attached to the pedicles of a vertebral body and support at least one element that defines an ar ...


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James Reiman, Peter Heppel: Deployable vehicle fairing structure. Aerotail, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, October 5, 2004: US06799791 (90 worldwide citation)

A vehicle fairing structure having a first semi-rigid surface with a first curved edge, the first semi-rigid surface adapted to be rotatably secured to a vehicle to permit the first semi-rigid surface to assume a first position adjacent the vehicle and a second position extended from the vehicle, an ...


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David A Preves, Brian P Rosengren, James E Holte, Myer S Leonard: Method for obtaining a signal for analyzing human and animal joint functions. Starkey Laboratories, John W Adams, January 22, 1991: US04986281 (81 worldwide citation)

A non-invasive, non-ionizing, reproducible method and apparatus for analyzing the normal and abnormal function of human and animal joints is presented. The method includes passing vibrations through the joint to be analyzed and measuring the modulation of the amplitude and the phase characteristics ...


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Reiley Mark: Facet arthroplasty devices and methods. Archus Orthopedics, November 14, 2007: EP1854433-A1 (80 worldwide citation)

A facet prosthesis assembly is described. The assembly comprises a first body (58) comprising a first fixation stem (65) for anchoring the first body to a pedicle of a vertebra and a second body (60) comprising a second fixation stem (65) for anchoring the second body to an opposing pedicle of a ver ...