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Andrew H Cragg, Robert L Assell, Eugene A Dickhudt: Method and apparatus for spinal distraction and fusion. TranS1, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 26, 2005: US06921403 (246 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an implantable spinal distraction/fusion rod with varied thread pitch and diameters along different portions of its length that it is capable of distracting two or more vertebral bodies relative to each other and/or facilitating the procedure of fusing the vertebral bodies tog ...


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Andrew H Cragg, Robert L Assell, Eugene A Dickhudt: Method and apparatus for spinal distraction and fusion. TranS1, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 27, 2009: US07608077 (47 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an implantable spinal distraction/fusion rod with varied thread pitch and diameters along different portions of its length that it is capable of distracting two or more vertebral bodies relative to each other and/or facilitating the procedure of fusing the vertebral bodies tog ...


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Andrew H Cragg, Robert L Assell, Eugene A Dickhudt: Method and apparatus for spinal distraction and fusion. TranS1, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 23, 2012: US08292928 (7 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an implantable spinal distraction/fusion rod with varied thread pitch and diameters along different portions of its length that it is capable of distracting two or more vertebral bodies relative to each other and/or facilitating the procedure of fusing the vertebral bodies tog ...


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Andrew H Cragg, Robert L Assell, Eugene A Dickhudt: Method and apparatus for spinal distraction and fusion. Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 21, 2003: US20030158557-A1

The invention provides an implantable spinal distraction/fusion rod with varied thread pitch and diameters along different portions of its length that it is capable of distracting two or more vertebral bodies relative to each other and/or facilitating the procedure of fusing the vertebral bodies tog ...


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Andrew H Cragg, Robert L Assell, Eugene A Dickhudt: Method and apparatus for spinal distraction and fusion. Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 24, 2005: US20050261695-A1

The invention provides an implantable spinal distraction/fusion rod with varied thread pitch and diameters along different portions of its length that it is capable of distracting two or more vertebral bodies relative to each other and/or facilitating the procedure of fusing the vertebral bodies tog ...


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Andrew H Cragg, Robert L Assell, Eugene A Dickhudt: Method and apparatus for spinal distraction and fusion. Trans1, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 7, 2010: US20100004690-A1

The invention provides an implantable spinal distraction/fusion rod with varied thread pitch and diameters along different portions of its length that it is capable of distracting two or more vertebral bodies relative to each other and/or facilitating the procedure of fusing the vertebral bodies tog ...


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Cragg Andrew H, Assell Robert L, Dickhudt Eugene A: Method and apparatus for spinal distraction and fusion. Trans1, ALTMAN Daniel E, June 17, 2004: WO/2004/049915

The invention provides an implantable spinal distraction/fusion rod (310) with varied thread pitch (PD, PP) and diameters along different portions of its length that it is capable of distracting two or more vertebral bodies relative to each other and/or facilitating the procedure of fusing the verte ...


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METHOD FOR USE AND CONTROL OF A THERAPY DEVICE WITH FIXATED DISTRACTION DISTANCE. February 23, 2017: US20170049479-A1

Methods for implantation across one or more adjacent bones to allow for control of the distance between bone anchors. Control of distance between bone anchors may be provided by one inter-anchor element pushing the pair of bone anchors apart and a second inter-anchor element pulling the pair of bone ...