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Rolando M Puno, Philip A Mellinger: Spinal implant system. Cross Medical Products, Hudak & Shunk Co, December 12, 1995: US05474555 (666 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is provided for the internal fixation of the spine. The apparatus comprises an assembly having at least two anchors and an elongated stabilizer. The anchors each have means to hold the anchor to the bone, and include receiving means which receive the stabilizer as well as securing means ...


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Steven D Gelbard: Spinal stabilization implant system. McHale & Slavin P A, October 14, 1997: US05676703 (339 worldwide citation)

A surgical implant system for the stabilization of a human spine by fixation of the vertebra utilizing a stabilization cross-link spinal implant system. The system utilizes self-tapping screws having bifurcated protruding members to support an alignment rod, the protruding members available for plac ...


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Steven D Gelbard: Spinal stabilization implant system. McHale & Slavin, March 14, 1995: US05397363 (243 worldwide citation)

A surgical implant system for the stabilization of a human spine by fixation of the vertebra utilizing a stabilization cross-link spinal implant system. The system utilizes self-tapping screws having bifurcated protruding members to support an alignment rod, the protruding members available for plac ...


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Chester E Sutterlin, Richard B Ashman: Variable angle screw for spinal implant system. Danek Medical, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, November 16, 1993: US05261909 (235 worldwide citation)

A variable angle bone screw system for use in a spinal implant system to connect a vertebral fixation element to a spinal rod extending adjacent the vertebral column in a patient. The system includes an eyebolt having a threaded stem, a washer receivable over the stem of the eyebolt, a bone screw in ...


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Philip Mellinger, J Abbott Byrd III, Rolando M Puno: Transverse link for use with a spinal implant system. Cross Medical Products, Hudak & Shunk Co LPA, April 29, 1997: US05624442 (220 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a transverse connector member which is used to connect two substantially parallel spinal implant rods. The transverse connector has a first and a second member which includes a clamp comprising a rod receiving recess and top-loaded set screw which cause both a vertical and ...


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David L Brumfield, M Neil Anderson, Eduardo R Luque: Spinal fixation system. Danek Medical, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, June 18, 1996: US05527314 (218 worldwide citation)

A spinal implant system for correcting spinal deformities and abnormalities includes an elongated spinal rod configured to be implanted adjacent the spinal column and spanning across several vertebral levels. A number of fixation elements, such as spinal hooks, are provided for engaging vertebrae at ...


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Matthew M Morrison, B Thomas Barker, John Stewart Young, Jeffrey W Beale, Chris E Johnson: Multi-axial bone anchor system. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, August 28, 2001: US06280445 (200 worldwide citation)

A spinal implant system is disclosed for the fixation of bone segments in the spine. The system includes an elongated member, one or more bone anchor assemblies, and stabilizer members which are fitted within the elongated member. A bone anchor is attached to a bone, and the elongated member and sta ...


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Randall N Allard, Anthony L Koser, Joseph R Korotko, Antony J Lozier: Spinal implant system. Zimmer, Margaret L Geringer, December 19, 1995: US05476462 (186 worldwide citation)

A spinal implant system including components designed to be affixed to the spinal column. The system includes spinal rods, attachment devices, and interpositional sleeves for securing the attachment devices to the rods. The attachment devices may be various types of spinal hooks, screws, couplers, r ...


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Prakit Tienboon: Anterior spinal implant system for vertebral body prosthesis. Arthit Sitiso, Frank Bailly, John Wagner, Pibul Itiravivong, Somsak Kuptniratsaikul, Tawechai Tejapongvorachai, Prakit Tienboon, John J Posta Jr, June 29, 1999: US05916267 (186 worldwide citation)

A vertebral body prosthesis is disclosed which is easily implantable intermediate the endplates of upper and lower vertebrae to replace the removed vertebral body and restore stability and normal vertebrae spacing to the spinal column while facilitating the occurrence of bony integration to fuse the ...


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Steven D Gelbard: Spinal stabilization implant system. McHale & Slavin, June 16, 1998: US05766254 (184 worldwide citation)

A surgical implant system for the stabilization of a human spine by fixation of the vertebra utilizing a stabilization cross-link spinal implant system. The system utilizes self-tapping screws having bifurcated protruding members to support an alignment rod, the protruding members available for plac ...