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Stephen D Kuslich: Spinal stabilization method. Spine Tech, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, May 14, 1991: US05015255 (561 worldwide citation)

A spinal stabilization method is disclosed for fusing contiguous vertebra in an animal spine. The method includes the steps of forming an access opening into at least a layer of tissue disposed between contiguous vertebra to be fused. Additional portions of the tissue layer as well as material of th ...


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Manohar M Panjabi: Spinal stabilization method. Yale University, McCarter & English, April 18, 2006: US07029475 (337 worldwide citation)

A dynamic spine stabilizer moves under the control of spinal motion providing increased mechanical support within a central zone corresponding substantially to the neutral zone of the injured spine. The dynamic spine stabilizer includes a support assembly and a resistance assembly associated with th ...


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Ciaran Bolger, John Bolger: Interbody spinal stabilization cage and spinal stabilization method. Spinevision, Bachman & LaPointe P C, August 3, 2004: US06770096 (262 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an interbody spinal stabilization method and an interbody spinal stabilization cage. The cage has a parallelepipedic shape and comprises a central hollow space intended to be filled with bone fragments. The cage also comprises anchoring device(s) having an overall S ...


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Stephen D Kuslich, Douglas W Kohrs: Laparoscopic spinal stabilization method. Spine Tech, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, December 23, 1997: US05700291 (158 worldwide citation)

Spinal fusion implants are laparoscopically placed in a disk space separating two vertebrae. Implant tools, including distraction spacers, boring tools and implants, are passed through a cannula toward the disk space.


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Stephen D Kuslich, Douglas W Kohrs: Laparoscopic spinal stabilization method. Sulzer Spine Tech, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, July 27, 1999: US05928242 (25 worldwide citation)

Spinal fusion implants are laparoscopically placed in a disc space separating two vertebrae. Implant tools, including distraction spacers, boring tools and implants are passed through a hollow tube having exposed teeth and including a blunt sleeve slidably placed over the hollow tube.


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Yang Hwei Tsuang, Chun Jen Liao, Huang Chien Liang, Shih Jui Han, Fon Yih Tsuang, Chang Jung Chiang: Minimally invasive spinal stabilization method. Industrial Technology Research Institute, Cesari and McKenna, October 28, 2014: US08870879 (1 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation assembly includes a pedicle rod and pedicle screws which secure the pedicle rod to the spine. Each pedicle screw includes a head configured to receive a portion of the pedicle rod, and a threaded portion extending from a first end of the head and configured to engage a vertebra. Th ...


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Manohar M Panjabi: Dynamic spine stabilizer. Yale University, McCarter & English, May 23, 2017: US09655651

A dynamic spine stabilizer moves under the control of spinal motion providing increased mechanical support within a central zone corresponding substantially to the neutral zone of the injured spine. The dynamic spine stabilizer includes a support assembly and a resistance assembly associated with th ...


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Manohar M Panjabi, Jens P Timm, George Malcolmson II: Method for stabilizing a spine. Yale University, Rachiotek, McCarter & English, June 20, 2017: US09681893

Spine stabilization devices, systems and methods are provided in which a single resilient member or spring is disposed on an elongate element that spans two attachment members attached to different spinal vertebrae. The elongate element passes through at least one of the two attachment members, perm ...


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Lutz Biedermann, Wilfried Matthis: Rod-shaped implant, in particular for spinal stabilization, method and tool for producing the same. Biedermann Technologies & Co KG, Christie Parker & Hale, June 11, 2013: US08460595

A rod-shaped implant for spinal stabilization includes a first component comprising a first material, and a second component comprising a second material, wherein at least the first material is a plastic material, and wherein the first and the second component are connected by melting at least the f ...


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BIEDERMANN LUTZ, MATTHIS WILFRIED: Rod-shaped implant, in particular for spinal stabilization, method and tool for producing the same, Stangenförmiges Implantat, insbesondere zur Wirbelsäulenstabilisierung, Verfahren und Instrument zu dessen Herstellung, Implant en forme de tige, en particulier pour la stabilisation de la colonne vertébrale, procédé et outil de production de celui-ci. BIEDERMANN MOTECH, April 18, 2012: EP2441403-A1

A rod-shaped implant is provided, in particular for spinal stabilization, including at least a first component (1a, 1a', 1a") comprising a first material, and a second component (1b, 1b', 1b") comprising a second material, wherein at least the first material is a plastic material, the first and the ...