Spinal fusion implant

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PATENT NO 6245108
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09494645

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An improved prosthetic implant for forming a rigid structure between adjoining vertebrae in a spinal column. The prosthetic implant includes a cage having a top, bottom, front end, back end, first side and second side walls. The first side wall has an arcuate surface. The top and bottom wall include one or more ridges to engage a surface of an adjacent vertebrae. The top and bottom wall also include an opening to receive packing material such as medicine, human tissue and the like. The top and bottom walls also incline simultaneously in two directions.

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DEPUY ACROMED, INC.RAYNHAM, MA94

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Biscup, Robert S Vermilion, OH 24 1624

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
IMDS LLC (1)
* 6113638 Method and apparatus for intervertebral implant anchorage 353 1999
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (3)
4349921 Intervertebral disc prosthesis 1119 1980
5607424 Domed cage 167 1995
* 6080158 Intervertebral fusion device 221 1999
 
ZIMMER SPINE, INC. (1)
5658337 Intervertebral fusion implant 368 1996
 
BRANTIGAN, W. JOHN DR.( CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE) (4)
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5425772 Prosthetic implant for intervertebral spinal fusion 691 1993
 
ZIMMER DENTAL, INC. (1)
5306307 Spinal disk implant 446 1991
 
HOWMEDICA OSTEONICS CORP. (2)
4961740 V-thread fusion cage and method of fusing a bone joint 829 1988
5766252 Interbody spinal prosthetic implant and method 594 1995
 
WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. (2)
5782919 Interbody fusion device and method for restoration of normal spinal anatomy 379 1995
* 5609635 Lordotic interbody spinal fusion implants 820 1995
 
SYNTHES USA, LLC (3)
* 6059829 Intervertebral implant 235 1996
* 5888224 Implant for intervertebral space 480 1997
* 5888227 Inter-vertebral implant 321 1998
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (33)
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* 2006/0235,522 System and techniques for restoring and maintaining intervertebral anatomy 7 2006
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* 2009/0177,285 Devices and techniques for a posterior lateral disc space approach 18 2008
* 2009/0105,836 Devices and techniques for a posterior lateral disc space approach 16 2008
D627467 Spinal insert 24 2009
D620114 Spinal insert 6 2009
D620115 Spinal insert 1 2009
D620116 Spinal insert 12 2009
D619719 Spinal insert 2 2009
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AEOLIN, LLC (1)
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7670377 Laterally insertable artifical vertebral disk replacement implant with curved spacer 38 2004
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LIFENET (1)
D473650 Bone implant 66 2002
 
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8764831 Intervertebral implant 10 2010
8715354 Intervertebral implant 5 2011
8709085 Intervertebral implant 8 2011
 
Urquhart-Dykes & Lord (1)
6656178 Vertebral-column fusion devices and surgical methods 136 2000
 
SYNTHES GMBH (1)
* 2010/0305,704 INTERVERTEBRAL IMPLANT WITH FIXATION GEOMETRY 82 2007
 
SYNTHES (U.S.A.) (2)
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SPINAL SIMPLICITY, LLC (10)
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8945184 Interspinous process implant and fusion cage spacer 2 2009
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9168033 Interspinous implants and methods for implanting same 0 2011
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9757164 Interspinous process implant having deployable anchor blades 0 2013
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NUVASIVE, INC. (15)
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D621509 Intervertebral implant 69 2008
8088163 Tools and methods for spinal fusion 61 2009
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* 9168152 Implants and methods for spinal fusion 3 2011
* 2012/0101,582 Implants and Methods for Spinal Fusion 5 2011
9700425 Vertebral body replacement and insertion methods 0 2012
8292960 Spinal fusion cage with removable planar elements 24 2012
8715355 Spinal fusion cage with removable planar elements 5 2012
* D750252 Intervertebral implant 5 2015
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* D767762 Intervertebral implant 3 2016
D781423 Intervertebral implant 0 2016
* D788307 Intervertebral implant 0 2016
* D788308 Intervertebral implant 0 2016
 
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7462195 Artificial lumbar interbody spinal implant having an asymmetrical leading end 27 2000
* 6350283 Bone hemi-lumbar interbody spinal implant having an asymmetrical leading end and method of installation thereof 160 2000
6830570 Devices and techniques for a posterior lateral disc space approach 254 2000
8882835 Interbody spinal fusion implant having an anatomically conformed trailing end 1 2001
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6764491 Devices and techniques for a posterior lateral disc space approach 234 2001
6666890 Bone hemi-lumbar interbody spinal implant having an asymmetrical leading end and method of installation thereof 96 2001
6989031 Hemi-interbody spinal implant manufactured from a major long bone ring or a bone composite 125 2002
* 6890355 Artificial contoured spinal fusion implants made of a material other than bone 135 2002
6749636 Contoured spinal fusion implants made of bone or a bone composite material 112 2002
* 2002/0161,443 Artificial contoured spinal fusion implants made of a material other than bone 38 2002
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6991653 Vertebral body and disc space replacement devices 60 2003
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7309358 Vertebral body and disc space replacement devices 27 2003
7935124 Devices and techniques for a posterior lateral disc space approach 36 2003
* 7828845 Laterally expanding intervertebral fusion device 33 2003
8673004 Method for inserting an interbody spinal fusion implant having an anatomically conformed trailing end 5 2003
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7435262 Contoured cortical bone implants 69 2004
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7887594 Vertebral body and disc space replacement devices 2 2004
7875080 Intervertebral spacer 17 2004
* 2006/0100,705 Intervertebral spacer 60 2004
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* 2005/0149,195 Modular interbody fusion implant 6 2005
8105383 Manufactured bone composite implant shaped to conform to a prepared implantation space 22 2005
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* 2005/0187,629 Hemi-artificial contoured spinal fusion implants made of a material other than bone 4 2005
* 2005/0171,606 Method for installation of manufactured implants shaped to conform to a prepared implantation space 25 2005
* 2005/0171,607 Manufactured bone composite implant shaped to conform to a prepared implantation space 47 2005
9078768 Arcuate interbody spinal fusion implant having a reduced width and an anatomically conformed trailing end 0 2005
* 2005/0216,089 Arcuate interbody spinal fusion implant having a reduced width and an anatomically conformed trailing end 19 2005
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7935148 Adjustable insertion device for a vertebral implant 8 2006
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8292957 Bone hemi-lumbar arcuate interbody spinal fusion implant having an asymmetrical leading end 2 2006
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8349011 Systems and techniques for restoring and maintaining intervertebral anatomy 2 2006
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8852280 Intervertebral implant 2 2007
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7998215 Devices and techniques for a posterior lateral disc space approach 7 2008
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7935149 Spinal fusion implant with bone screws 42 2009
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9095444 Implant with an interference fit fastener 0 2009
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D533277 Interbody fusion device 77 2005
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EBI, LLC (2)
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