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Richard R Navarro, Carl R McMillin, Karl B Zimmers: Spine disc. AcroMed Corporation, Tarolli Sundheim Covell Tummino & Szabo, July 9, 1996: US05534030 (619 worldwide citation)

A spinal disc prosthesis comprises an upper rigid plate, a lower rigid plate, and an elastomeric core interposed between the plates and adhered to the plates. The elastomeric core has an upper portion with an outer peripheral surface extending substantially perpendicular to the upper plate. A lower ...


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Navarro Richard R, Mcmillin Carl R, Zimmers Kari B: Spine disc.. Acromed, August 17, 1994: EP0610837-A1 (123 worldwide citation)

A spinal disc prosthesis (5) comprises an upper rigid plate (12), a lower rigid plate (14), and an elastomeric core (16) interposed between the plates (12,14) and adhered to the plates (12,14). The elastomeric core (16) has an upper portion (30) with an outer peripheral surface (32) extending substa ...


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Lewis M Fraas: Thermophotovoltaic generator with low bandgap cells and hydrocarbon burner. JX Crystals, James Creighton Wray, September 3, 1996: US05551992 (19 worldwide citation)

A thermophotovoltaic generator includes a stainless steel heat exchanger, a ceramic heat exchanger, a mixing chamber, a combustion chamber, an igniter, an infrared radiation emitter with counterflow, and an array of thermophotovoltaic cells surrounding the emitter and tube. The generator possesses b ...


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Stanley Czaplak: Method for improved lumbar spine disc flexion. August E Hancock & Estabrook Roehric Jr, November 10, 1998: US05833708 (5 worldwide citation)

A device which positions a user in a posture for maintaining all of the lumbar discs in a maximally flexed, relatively low load configuration, as occasioned when in a deep squatting position, while eliminating the lower extremity discomfort experienced by those who have not developed an ability to m ...


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Finn Bjarke Christensen, Bruce H Robie, Peter J Lauridsen: Spinal implant, instrument for preparation and method of use. FBC Device ApS, McCarter & English, December 9, 2014: US08906095 (3 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates to the field of spine disc implants. Exemplary embodiments of the disclosed spinal disc implants advantageously and ultimately provide fusion with the body of the vertebra and stabilization of the spine in an anatomically correct position, e.g., in cervical, thoracic a ...


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John Patrick Claude, James C Peacock III, Paul H Kane: Systems and methods for automated voxelation of regions of interest for magnetic resonance spectroscopy. NOCIMED, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 7, 2017: US09808177 (1 worldwide citation)

A system and method for automating an appropriate voxel prescription in a uniquely definable region of interest (ROI) in a tissue of a patient is provided, such as for purpose of conducting magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) in the ROI. The dimensions and coordinates of a single three dimensional ...


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Mark E Heuser, Jesse D Wells: Multi-disc media case. Atlas AGI Holdings, McDermott Will & Emery, May 17, 2011: US07942261 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a media storage case that is configured to resiliently hold up to six media discs on a single hub. In one construction, a first panel and a second panel are joined by a hinge and configured to securely hold up to six media discs on a common hub through transit and dist ...


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KOCH David, RICHTER Joern, BERGER Roger, KRAFT Marcus: Remplacement de disque intervertébral à partie centrale articulée élastique, Spine disc replacement with compliant articulating core. Synthes Usa, Synthes, KOCH David, RICHTER Joern, BERGER Roger, KRAFT Marcus, BAILEY David R, December 22, 2011: WO/2011/159999 (1 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral implant can include a pair of endplates between which is coupled a bag that is filled or is fillable with small beads or particles having smooth exterior geometries. The bead sack implant allows for articulation about various centers of rotation without a predefined neutral positio ...


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HANNA Lewis, LAUGHLIN John David, BROWNING Shawn Robert: [fr] SYSTÈMES, COMPOSITIONS ET PROCÉDÉS DE TRANSPLANTATION, [en] SYSTEMS, COMPOSITIONS, AND METHODS FOR TRANSPLANTATION. CYTONICS CORPORATION, HANNA Lewis, LAUGHLIN John David, BROWNING Shawn Robert, MCANDREW Christopher W, August 29, 2013: WO/2013/126587 (1 worldwide citation)

[en] Systems and methods for purification and concentration of autologous alpha-2-macroglobulin (A2M) from whole blood are provided. Also provided are diagnostic methods for identifying sites in the synovial joints, spine, tendons or ligaments for treatment of pain, degeneration, or inflammation wit ...


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