Formable orthopedic fixation system

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6899713
APP PUB NO 20020082600A1
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09943636

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An implantable inflatable orthopedic device is provided. The device comprises a flexible wall, defining an interior cavity, a reinforcing element exposed to the cavity, an inflation pathway in communication with the cavity, and a valve, for closing the pathway. A delivery catheter is also provided for removably carrying the orthopedic device to the treatment site.

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WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC.WARSAW, IN1847

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Nguyen, Thanh Van Irvine, CA 36 3162
Pham, To V Trabuco Canyon, CA 27 3183
Shaolian, Samuel M Newport Beach, CA 112 6347
Teitelbaum, George P Santa Monica, CA 41 4463

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