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Philip E Eggers, Hira V Thapliyal: Electrosurgical systems and methods for treating the spine. ArthoCare Corporation, John T Raffle, August 22, 2000: US06105581 (195 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for treating tissue within a patient's spine, such as laminectomy/discectomy procedures for treating herniated disks, posterior lumbosacral and cervical spine fusions and the like. An electrosurgical probe includes one or more electrode terminal(s) and a return elect ...


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Shluzas Alan, Pagliuca James, Unger John D: Apparatuses and methods for treating the spine through an access device. Endius, Shluzas Alan, Unger John D, ALTMAN Daniel E, March 17, 2005: WO/2005/023123 (7 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a surgical access device (20) is provided. The surgical access device (20) comprises a passage and a distal portion (24). The access device (20) is actuatable between a first configuration wherein the passage has a first cross-sectional area at the distal portion (24) suitable for ...


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Laurent Schaller, Timothy McGrath, Ryan Connolly, David Needleman, Steven Golden, John Ashley, James Lee, Jeffrey Emery, J Brook Burley: Methods for treating the spine. Benvenue Medical, Cook Alex, May 9, 2017: US09642712 (3 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus are disclosed for distracting tissue and particularly spinal tissue. The device and method may include insertion of at least one elongated member and an augmenting member to form a structure between the tissues to be distraction, such that a dimensional aspect of the structure i ...


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Hai H Trieu: Methods for treating the spine. July 6, 2010: US07749268 (1 worldwide citation)

Described are methods for therapeutically treating the spine that involve the implantation of a medical device, such as a fusion cage, disc nucleus implant, or artificial disc, that transmits loads to a volume of bone tissue of the spine, and the reinforcement of that volume of bone tissue to decrea ...


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Andy W Choi, Thomas R Haley, Scott C Lynch: Visualization systems, instruments and methods of using the same in spinal decompression procedures. VertiFlex, Perkins Coie, June 13, 2017: US09675303

A method for positioning a treatment instrument in a subject involves positioning a tissue protector of a visualization instrument in an epidural space of the subject. The tissue protector is viewed and positioned in the epidural space using fluoroscopy. A treatment instrument between a first verteb ...


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Hai H Trieu: Methods for treating the spine. Warsaw Orthopedic, Dilworth & Barrese, January 1, 2013: US08343221

Described are methods for therapeutically treating the spine that involve the implantation of a medical device, such as a fusion cage, disc nucleus implant, or artificial disc, that transmits loads to a volume of bone tissue of the spine, and the reinforcement of that volume of bone tissue to decrea ...


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Timothy R Brahm, Patrick Curlee: Spinal graft. Brahm Holdings, Brinks Gilson & Lione, January 16, 2018: US09867641

Provided herein is a spinal graft that fuses to and stabilizes the spine upon placement thereby helping to prevent spinal stenosis recurrence and eliminating pain associated with an unstable spine. The graft may be coated with a human birth tissue composition. Also provided herein are methods of sta ...


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Hai H Trieu: Methods for treating the spine. Woodard Emhardt Moriarty McNett & Henry, Bank One Center Tower, December 1, 2005: US20050267577-A1

Described are methods for therapeutically treating the spine that involve the implantation of a medical device, such as a fusion cage, disc nucleus implant, or artificial disc, that transmits loads to a volume of bone tissue of the spine, and the reinforcement of that volume of bone tissue to decrea ...


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Hai H Trieu: Methods for treating the spine. Warsaw Orthopedic, Medtronic, October 7, 2010: US20100256647-A1

Described are methods for therapeutically treating the spine that involve the implantation of a medical device, such as a fusion cage, disc nucleus implant, or artificial disc, that transmits loads to a volume of bone tissue of the spine, and the reinforcement of that volume of bone tissue to decrea ...


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CHOI Andy Wonyong, NGUYEN Kim Thien, RICHARDS Robert Leslie: [fr] ÉCARTEURS INTER-ÉPINEUX ET PROCÉDÉS DUTILISATION ET DE FABRICATION ASSOCIÉS, [en] INTERSPINOUS SPACERS AND ASSOCIATED METHODS OF USE AND MANUFACTURE. VERTIFLEX, KLASSEN Karl, May 23, 2013: WO/2013/075053

[en] Systems, devices, and methods for treating the spine are disclosed herein. Medical devices can be positioned along a subject's spine to treat various conditions and diseases. The medical device can include an actuator assembly and a clamp assembly. The actuator assembly can be positioned at an ...