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Jim Freid, Michael E Landry, Erik J Wagner: System and method for stabilizing the human spine with a bone plate. Spinal Concepts, Eric B Meyertons, Conley Rose & Tayon P C, December 18, 2001: US06331179 (454 worldwide citation)

A spinal plate system and method for fixation of the human spine is provided. In an embodiment, the spinal fixation system includes a plate, a coupling member, a locking system for substantially locking the coupling member in a desired position, and an anchoring system to secure the coupling member ...


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Bradford D Davis, Mike Stednitz, Mark Urbanski: Spinal fixation system. Alphatec Manufacturing, Knobbe Martens Olsen & Bear, March 18, 1997: US05611800 (409 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation system comprised of a bone mounting device, a support rod, and an attachment assembly interconnecting the bone mounting device to the support rod. The bone mounting device can include either bone screws configured to be screwed into the pedicle region of a vertebral body in the pat ...


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R Charles Ray: Facet screw anchor. Salut, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, June 18, 1996: US05527312 (369 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation system comprises a pair of facet screws that extend through the facet joint from the inferior facet of a superior vertebra and into the base of the transverse process of the immediately inferior vertebra. A pair of stabilizing bars are operatively coupled to the screws adjacent the ...


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Robert S Howland: Spine fixation system. Advanced Spine Fixation Systems Incorporated, Beehler & Pavitt, July 9, 1991: US05030220 (355 worldwide citation)

An implantable spinal fixation system includes a cancellous bone screw, such as a pedicle screw, carrying an improved saddle assembly, secured in place by a nut and which includes a simple and effective locking mechanism including a plurality of fingers which contacts each of the upper half saddle a ...


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Eduardo R Luque: Spinal fixation system. Biotechnology, Walker & McKenzie, April 3, 1990: US04913134 (353 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation system for fixing vertebrae. A rigid elongated plate having openings is provided for being placed over the vertebrae. A plurality of screws having apertures extending along the longitudinal axis are provided for extending through the openings in the plate and into the vertebrae to ...


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Michael Brace, Eric Lange: Variable angle spinal fixation system. Synthes, Pennie & Edmonds, February 13, 2001: US06187005 (352 worldwide citation)

A variable angle spinal fixation system is disclosed. The system includes a longitudinal member positionable along a spinal column, a fastener having a threaded end for engaging a vertebra, and a connector member for connecting the fastener and the longitudinal member. The connector member has a cha ...


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Parviz Kambin: Double barrel spinal fixation system and method. James W Pravel, May 20, 1997: US05630816 (337 worldwide citation)

A double barrel adjustable clamping system adaptable for use with laminar hooks and pedicular bolts for use by a surgeon for reduction and fixation of a spinal column is disclosed which provides a rigid construct and is independent from the rod system thereby simplifying the surgical installation th ...


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Erik J Wagner, Robert J Jones: System and method for stabilizing the human spine with a bone plate. Spinal Concepts, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, February 29, 2000: US06030389 (333 worldwide citation)

A spinal plate system and method for fixation of the human spine is provided. In an embodiment, the spinal fixation system includes a plate, a coupling member and a locking system for substantially locking the coupling member in a desired position. The plate preferably has a borehole that allows the ...


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Robert L Doubler, John E Hammill Sr: Split ring bone screw for a spinal fixation system. Hammill Manufacturing Company, McHale & Slavin P A, September 23, 2003: US06623485 (322 worldwide citation)

An adjustable spinal fixation system is composed of a collection of anchoring assemblies attached, via a variety of connectors, to spine-stabilizing rods. The anchoring assemblies include a linking member attached in a ball-and-socket fashion to a bone-engaging member that is adapted to engage a spi ...


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Thomas S Mullane: Spinal fixation system. McHale & Slavin PA, April 18, 2000: US06050997 (277 worldwide citation)

An adjustable spinal fixation system comprises a collection of anchoring assemblies attached, via a variety of connectors, to spine-stabilizing rods. The anchoring assemblies include a linking member attached in a ball-and-socket fashion to a bone-engaging member that is adapted to engage a spinal b ...