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Donald W Bryan: Lumbar spine fixation apparatus and method. J Winslow Young, April 26, 1994: US05306275 (606 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation apparatus and method wherein various elements are mounted to the vertebra and the sacrum of a spine and are selectively interconnected to achieve a predetermined fixation and/or correction of a particular spinal condition. The apparatus includes pedicle screws, bone screws, sacral ...


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Gregory A Hoffman: Spinal fixation apparatus. Jeffers Irish & Hoffman, March 4, 1986: US04573454 (316 worldwide citation)

A surgical implant for fixation of the human spinal column in the treatment of scoliosis, particular in very young children. The device comprises a pair of elongate bars which are rigidly connected together to form a generally rectangular appliance, and wherein the lower portion of the device is sli ...


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Donald W Bryan: Spinal fixation apparatus and method. J Winslow Young, October 14, 1997: US05676665 (189 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation apparatus and method for applying corrective forces to the spine through the use of one or more longitudinal rods placed adjacent the spine. A plurality of sublaminar hooks are configured to be independently mountable to the longitudinal rod and enable the surgeon to selectively en ...


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Robert S Howland: Spinal fixation apparatus with enhanced axial support and methods for use. Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, August 3, 2004: US06770075 (181 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation system includes a plurality of anchor screw assemblies, e.g. including anchor screws and clamp assemblies defining rod passages therethrough. A rod is receivable in the rod passages between the anchor screw assemblies, and a spacer is securable on the rod. During use, a first ancho ...


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Improvements in or relating to apparatus for use in spinal fixation. Zimmer Orthopaedic, Thomas Palmer Evans, August 7, 1957: GB780652-A (180 worldwide citation)

780,652. Spinal fixation apparatus. ZIMMER ORTHOPAEDIC, Ltd., and EVANS, T. P. June 23, 1955 [April 30, 1954], No. 12536/54. Class 81 (2). Spinal fixation apparatus comprises two elongated strips each with at least one longitudinal slot, clamping means that can be entered in the slots for cramping t ...


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Donald W Bryan: Spinal fixation apparatus and method. J Winslow Young, September 7, 1999: US05947965 (165 worldwide citation)

A spine fixation apparatus and method including at least one longitudinal rod mounted parallel to the axis of the spine and having a plurality of stem clamps adjustably mounted to the longitudinal rod. Each stem clamp has a stem extending outwardly therefrom with the diameter of the stem being ident ...


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Robert S Howland: Spinal fixation apparatus and methods for use. Lyon & Lyon, November 12, 2002: US06478798 (157 worldwide citation)

An anchor screw assembly includes a screw having a threaded portion and a head portion to which a swing bolt is pivotally coupled. A clamp assembly includes lower and upper clamp portions that are securable on the swing bolt by a fastener. The clamp portions include noncircular first passages for re ...


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Bret Ferree: Sublaminar spinal fixation apparatus. Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski PC, February 4, 2003: US06514255 (147 worldwide citation)

Devices, instrumentation, and surgical techniques are described for a more structured coupling of lamina to an alignment rod. A body having an aperture formed therethrough to receive the rod includes a mechanism to lock the body in place once a desired position and two or more holes to receive a cab ...


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Donald W Bryan: Spinal fixation apparatus and method. J Winslow Young, March 12, 1996: US05498262 (121 worldwide citation)

An implantable spine fixation apparatus and method, the apparatus including a pair of longitudinal rods placed on each side of the spinous process. Several side arm clamps are attached to the longitudinal rods with their lateral arms extending outwardly from the longitudinal rods. Clamps are mounted ...