US Patent No: 6,761,720

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Intervertebral implant

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The invention relates to an intervertebral implant comprising a spacer (2) in which two opposite notches (6a, 6b) are formed suitable for receiving two respective spinus processes (26a, 26b) of two vertebrae, each notch defining two flanges (8a, 10a, 8b, 10b) each having an inside wall, and the implant also having a tie (4a, 4b) for holding said spacer on said spinus processes. Said tie is constituted by at least one strap having a portion surrounding a portion of the surface of a spinus process that is opposite from the bottom of the notch. Said implant has first fixing means (12a, 12b) formed in at least one flange (8a, 8b) for fixing a first end (18a, 18b) of said strap, and self-locking second fixing means (14a, 16a, 14b, 16b) formed in at least one other flange (10a, 10b) and through which the second end (20a, 20b) of said strap is inserted and then pulled to hold said strap (4a, 4b) in position, thereby securing said spacer (2) to said spinus processes (26a, 26b).

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
ZIMMER SPINEBORDEAUX16
ZIMMER SPINE AUSTIN, INC.AUSTIN, TX15

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Senegas, Jacques Merignac, FR 30 1577

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ENCORE MEDICAL ASSET CORPORATION (1)
5,496,318 Interspinous segmental spine fixation device 485 1993

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KYPHON SARL (81)
7,833,246 Interspinous process and sacrum implant and method 0 2003
7,901,432 Method for lateral implantation of spinous process spacer 0 2004
7,758,619 Spinous process implant with tethers 15 2004
7,549,999 Interspinous process distraction implant and method of implantation 3 2004
7,695,513 Distractible interspinous process implant and method of implantation 4 2004
7,524,324 System and method for an interspinous process implant as a supplement to a spine stabilization implant 47 2004
7,601,170 Inter-cervical facet implant and method 25 2005
7,591,851 Inter-cervical facet implant and method 28 2005
7,955,356 Laterally insertable interspinous process implant 1 2005
7,918,877 Lateral insertion method for spinous process spacer with deployable member 1 2005
7,621,939 Supplemental spine fixation device and method 5 2005
8,100,944 Inter-cervical facet implant and method for preserving the tissues surrounding the facet joint 1 2005
7,909,853 Interspinous process implant including a binder and method of implantation 4 2005
8,048,117 Interspinous process implant and method of implantation 1 2005
8,038,698 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods 0 2005
8,172,877 Inter-cervical facet implant with surface enhancements 2 2005
8,128,660 Inter-cervical facet joint implant with locking screw system 1 2005
8,057,513 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods 0 2006
8,029,567 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods 0 2006
7,988,709 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods 0 2006
7,927,354 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods 20 2006
8,147,548 Interspinous process implant having a thread-shaped wing and method of implantation 0 2006
8,070,778 Interspinous process implant with slide-in distraction piece and method of implantation 1 2006
7,931,674 Interspinous process implant having deployable wing and method of implantation 5 2006
7,749,252 Interspinous process implant having deployable wing and method of implantation 67 2006
7,959,652 Interspinous process implant having deployable wings and method of implantation 2 2006
7,828,822 Spinous process implant 8 2006
8,029,540 Inter-cervical facet implant with implantation tool 2 2006
8,118,838 Inter-cervical facet implant with multiple direction articulation joint and method for implanting 1 2006
8,100,943 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods 0 2006
7,998,174 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods 2 2006
7,993,342 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods 0 2006
7,846,186 Equipment for surgical treatment of two vertebrae 9 2006
7,476,251 Interspinous process apparatus and method with a selectably expandable spacer 24 2006
7,803,190 Interspinous process apparatus and method with a selectably expandable spacer 3 2006
8,034,080 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods 0 2007
8,007,521 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods 1 2007
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7,666,209 Spine distraction implant and method 38 2007
8,096,994 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods 0 2007
8,096,995 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods 0 2007
7,998,208 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods 0 2007
7,749,253 Spine distraction implant and method 16 2007
7,635,377 Spine distraction implant and method 9 2007
8,157,841 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods 0 2007
8,097,018 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods 1 2007
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8,157,840 Spine distraction implant and method 1 2007
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7,588,592 System and method for immobilizing adjacent spinous processes 8 2007
8,097,019 Systems and methods for in situ assembly of an interspinous process distraction implant 0 2007
8,273,107 Interspinous process implant having a thread-shaped wing and method of implantation 0 2007
8,128,702 Interspinous process implant having deployable wings and method of implantation 1 2007
8,109,972 Interspinous process implant having deployable wings and method of implantation 0 2007
7,635,378 Spine distraction implant and method 18 2007
8,221,458 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods 0 2007
8,167,890 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods 0 2007
8,147,516 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods 0 2007
8,043,335 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods 0 2007
8,029,549 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods 4 2007
7,993,374 Supplemental spine fixation device and method 1 2007
8,029,542 Supplemental spine fixation device and method 0 2007
8,118,839 Interspinous implant 3 2007
8,105,358 Medical implants and methods 5 2008
8,114,131 Extension limiting devices and methods of use for the spine 1 2008
8,114,135 Adjustable surgical cables and methods for treating spinal stenosis 3 2009
8,372,117 Multi-level interspinous implants and methods of use 0 2009
8,157,842 Interspinous implant and methods of use 2 2009
8,128,661 Interspinous process distraction system and method with positionable wing and method 0 2009
8,216,277 Spine distraction implant and method 0 2009
8,317,831 Interspinous process spacer diagnostic balloon catheter and methods of use 0 2010
8,114,132 Dynamic interspinous process device 0 2010
8,147,526 Interspinous process spacer diagnostic parallel balloon catheter and methods of use 1 2010
8,349,013 Spine distraction implant 1 2010
8,454,693 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods 0 2011
 
WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. (61)
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7,520,887 Interspinous device for impeding the movements of two successive vertebrae, and method for making a pad designed for it 20 2004
7,585,316 Interspinous spacer 14 2004
7,776,090 Inter-cervical facet implant and method 29 2005
7,763,050 Inter-cervical facet implant with locking screw and method 17 2005
8,066,742 Intervertebral prosthetic device for spinal stabilization and method of implanting same 0 2005
7,862,590 Interspinous process spacer 1 2005
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7,780,709 Implants and methods for inter-transverse process dynamic stabilization of a spinal motion segment 1 2005
7,789,898 Transverse process/laminar spacer 6 2005
7,727,233 Spinous process stabilization devices and methods 14 2005
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7,699,873 Spinous process anchoring systems and methods 33 2005
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7,691,130 Spinal implants including a sensor and methods of use 2 2006
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7,520,888 Treatment of the vertebral column 4 2006
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7,985,246 Methods and instruments for delivering interspinous process spacers 2 2006
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8,348,978 Interosteotic implant 1 2006
8,252,031 Molding device for an expandable interspinous process implant 1 2006
8,105,357 Interspinous process brace 0 2006
8,048,118 Adjustable interspinous process brace 3 2006
7,846,185 Expandable interspinous process implant and method of installing same 8 2006
8,062,337 Expandable device for insertion between anatomical structures and a procedure utilizing same 0 2006
8,012,179 Dynamic spinal stabilization members and methods 2 2006
8,147,517 Systems and methods for adjusting properties of a spinal implant 1 2006
8,048,119 Apparatus for insertion between anatomical structures and a procedure utilizing same 0 2006
7,879,104 Spinal implant system 2 2006
7,955,392 Interspinous process devices and methods 4 2006
8,672,974 Spine distraction implant and method 0 2007
8,540,751 Spine distraction implant and method 0 2007
8,617,211 Spine distraction implant and method 0 2007
8,568,454 Spine distraction implant and method 0 2007
8,568,460 Spine distraction implant and method 0 2007
8,672,975 Spine distraction implant and method 0 2007
8,568,455 Spine distraction implant and method 0 2007
8,679,161 Percutaneous spinal implants and methods 0 2007
8,114,136 Implants and methods for inter-spinous process dynamic stabilization of a spinal motion segment 0 2008
8,043,378 Intercostal spacer device and method for use in correcting a spinal deformity 0 2009
8,216,276 Interspinous spacer 0 2009
8,029,550 Intervertebral prosthetic device for spinal stabilization and method of implanting same 0 2009
8,690,919 Surgical spacer with shape control 0 2009
8,043,336 Posterior vertebral support assembly 1 2010
8,216,279 Spinal implant kits with multiple interchangeable modules 0 2010
8,287,570 Spinous process anchoring systems and methods 0 2010
8,226,653 Spinous process stabilization devices and methods 0 2010
8,221,465 Multi-chamber expandable interspinous process spacer 0 2010
8,348,977 Artificial spinous process for the sacrum and methods of use 0 2010
8,562,650 Percutaneous spinous process fusion plate assembly and method 0 2011
8,591,548 Spinous process fusion plate assembly 0 2011
8,591,549 Variable durometer lumbar-sacral implant 0 2011
8,425,530 Apparatus for sizing a facet joint 0 2011
8,591,546 Interspinous process implant having a thread-shaped wing and method of implantation 0 2011
8,641,762 Systems and methods for in situ assembly of an interspinous process distraction implant 0 2012
8,317,832 Implants and methods for inter-spinous process dynamic stabilization of spinal motion segment 0 2012
 
GMEDELAWARE 2 LLC (58)
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7,074,237 Multiple facet joint replacement 124 2003
7,041,136 Facet joint replacement 174 2003
7,074,238 Prostheses, tools and methods for replacement of natural facet joints with artificial facet joint surfaces 41 2003
8,163,017 Facet arthroplasty devices and methods 0 2003
8,092,532 Facet arthroplasty devices and methods 0 2003
8,070,811 Facet arthroplasty devices and methods 0 2003
8,066,771 Facet arthroplasty devices and methods 0 2003
7,087,084 Method for replacing a natural facet joint with a prosthesis having an artificial facet joint structure 127 2003
6,949,123 Facet arthroplasty devices and methods 116 2003
8,187,303 Anti-rotation fixation element for spinal prostheses 0 2004
7,051,451 Facet joint prosthesis measurement and implant tools 124 2004
8,419,770 Spinal facet implants with mating articulating bearing surface and methods of use 0 2004
7,753,937 Linked bilateral spinal facet implants and methods of use 11 2004
7,588,590 Spinal facet implant with spherical implant apposition surface and bone bed and methods of use 8 2004
7,691,145 Prostheses, systems and methods for replacement of natural facet joints with artificial facet joint surfaces 13 2004
7,608,104 Prostheses, tools and methods for replacement of natural facet joints with artifical facet joint surfaces 3 2004
7,588,578 Surgical measurement systems and methods 2 2004
7,507,242 Surgical measurement and resection framework 3 2004
7,993,373 Polyaxial orthopedic fastening apparatus 4 2005
7,674,293 Crossbar spinal prosthesis having a modular design and related implantation methods 29 2005
7,722,647 Apparatus and method for posterior vertebral stabilization 2 2005
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8,398,681 Adjacent level facet arthroplasty devices, spine stabilization systems, and methods 0 2005
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8,066,740 Facet joint prostheses 0 2005
8,221,461 Crossbar spinal prosthesis having a modular design and systems for treating spinal pathologies 0 2005
8,062,336 Polyaxial orthopedic fastening apparatus with independent locking modes 4 2005
8,523,907 Prostheses, tools and methods for replacement of natural facet joints with artificial facet joint surfaces 0 2006
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7,758,581 Polyaxial reaming apparatus and method 5 2006
7,290,347 Facet joint prosthesis measurement and implant tools 23 2006
8,231,655 Prostheses and methods for replacement of natural facet joints with artificial facet joint surfaces 0 2006
8,562,649 System and method for multiple level facet joint arthroplasty and fusion 0 2006
7,914,556 Arthroplasty revision system and method 0 2006
8,556,936 Facet joint replacement 0 2007
8,579,941 Linked bilateral spinal facet implants and methods of use 0 2007
7,621,955 Facet joint replacement 6 2007
8,496,686 Minimally invasive spine restoration systems, devices, methods and kits 0 2007
8,491,635 Crossbar spinal prosthesis having a modular design and related implantation methods 0 2007
8,425,557 Crossbar spinal prosthesis having a modular design and related implantation methods 1 2007
8,496,687 Crossbar spinal prosthesis having a modular design and related implantation methods 0 2007
8,353,933 Facet joint replacement 0 2008
8,333,789 Facet joint replacement 0 2008
8,409,254 Prostheses, tools and methods for replacement of natural facet joints with artificial facet joint surfaces 0 2008
8,675,930 Implantable orthopedic device component selection instrument and methods 0 2008
8,308,768 System and method for facet joint replacement 0 2008
8,252,027 System and method for facet joint replacement 0 2008
8,211,147 System and method for facet joint replacement 0 2008
8,206,418 System and method for facet joint replacement with detachable coupler 0 2008
7,998,177 Linked bilateral spinal facet implants and methods of use 4 2008
7,998,178 Linked bilateral spinal facet implants and methods of use 4 2008
7,914,560 Spinal facet implant with spherical implant apposition surface and bone bed and methods of use 4 2008
7,815,648 Surgical measurement systems and methods 0 2008
8,066,741 Prosthesis for the replacement of a posterior element of a vertebra 5 2008
 
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8,048,160 Intervertebral disc annulus stent 0 2005
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8,088,165 Spinal disc annulus reconstruction method and deformable spinal disc annulus stent 0 2006
8,632,590 Apparatus and methods for the treatment of the intervertebral disc 0 2006
7,985,257 Methods and devices for spinal disc annulus reconstruction and repair 4 2006
8,034,112 Spinal disc annulus reconstruction method and spinal disc annulus stent 2 2006
7,909,879 Intervertebral disc annulus stent 3 2006
7,922,768 Spinal disc annulus reconstruction method and deformable spinal disc annulus stent 3 2006
7,993,405 Spinal disc annulus repair system and methods 3 2006
7,951,201 Method and apparatus for the treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus 4 2007
7,749,273 Method and apparatus for the treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus 39 2007
7,905,923 Devices and methods for annular repair of intervertebral discs 0 2007
7,963,992 Method and apparatus for the treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus 1 2008
8,128,698 Method and apparatus for the treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus 2 2008
8,163,022 Method and apparatus for the treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus 2 2009
8,652,153 Intervertebral disc annulus repair system and bone anchor delivery tool 0 2010
8,460,319 Intervertebral disc annulus repair system and method 0 2010
8,556,977 Tissue anchoring system and method 0 2010
8,454,697 Method and apparatus for the treatment of tissue 0 2012
 
Simpirica Spine, Inc. (13)
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8,029,541 Methods and systems for laterally stabilized constraint of spinous processes 1 2007
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8,187,307 Structures and methods for constraining spinal processes with single connector 0 2009
8,162,982 Methods and systems for constraint of multiple spine segments 0 2009
8,308,771 Methods and apparatus for locking a band 0 2009
8,187,305 Methods and apparatus for deploying spinous process constraints 0 2009
8,562,653 Surgical tether apparatus and methods of use 0 2010
8,529,606 Surgical tether apparatus and methods of use 0 2010
8,668,719 Methods and apparatus for improving shear loading capacity of a spinal segment 0 2010
8,529,607 Sacral tether anchor and methods of use 0 2011
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THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITY (12)
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8,292,922 Interspinous spacer 2 2008
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