US Patent No: 7,179,261

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Percutaneous access devices and bone anchor assemblies

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A percutaneous access device includes an inner tube and an outer tube disposed about at least a portion of the inner tube. The outer tube may be sized to span from a skin incision in a patient to a site proximate the spine of the patient. The distal end of the outer tube may be adapted to releasably engage a bone anchor. The inner tube may be adjustable relative to the outer tube between a first position and a second position in which the distal end of the inner tube contacts the bone anchor. A bone anchor assembly includes a bone anchor having a distal bone engaging portion and a receiving member having a recess for receiving a spinal fixation element. The proximal end of the receiving member may have an arcuate groove formed on an exterior surface thereof to facilitate connection of an instrument to the receiving member.

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Patent Owner(s)

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DEPUY SPINE, INC.RAYNHAM, MA279
DEPUY SPINE SARLLE LOCLE26

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Lopez, Erasmo Abington, MA 28 521
Ruberte, Ramon Quincy, MA 16 375
Sicvol, Christopher W Boston, MA 23 419

Cited Art Landscape

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5,797,911 Multi-axial bone screw assembly 347 1996
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5,882,350 Polyaxial pedicle screw having a threaded and tapered compression locking mechanism 236 1998
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6,280,442 Multi-axial bone screw assembly 294 1999
6,254,602 Advanced coupling device using shape-memory technology 207 1999
6,235,028 Surgical guide rod 156 2000
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2003/0100,896 Element with a shank and a holding element connected to it for connecting to a rod 106 2002
 
STRYKER TRAUMA GMBH (7)
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K2M, INC. (6)
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SYNTHES USA, LLC (5)
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DEPUY ACROMED, INC. (4)
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HOWMEDICA OSTEONICS CORP. (4)
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Sofamor S.N.C. (4)
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CROSS MEDICAL PRODUCTS, LLC (3)
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EBI, LLC (3)
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INTELLIGENT IMPLANT SYSTEMS, LLC (3)
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SOCIETY DE FABRICATION DE MATERIEL ORTHOPEDIQUE, S.A. (3)
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STRYKER CORPORATION (3)
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K2M, LLC (2)
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SOFAMOR DANEK GROUP, INC. (2)
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STRYKER SPINE (2)
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SYNTHES (U.S.A.) (2)
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ACROMED CORPORATION (1)
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ACTIVELOCK SURGICAL, INC. (1)
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ANDERSON, MD, DAVID GREG (1)
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ARTIFEX LTD. (1)
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BIEDERMANN MOTECH GMBH & CO. KG (1)
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BIOMET MERCK LIMITED (1)
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BIOPHARM GESELLSCHAFT ZUR BIOTECHNOLOGISCHEN ENTWICKLUNG VON PHARMAKA MBH (1)
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BLACKSTONE MEDICAL, INC. (1)
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CHOICE SPINE, LP (1)
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CLARIANT GMBH (1)
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DEPUY SPINE SARL (1)
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HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
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HOPITAL SAINTE-JUSTINE (1)
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HYDRIL COMPANY LP (1)
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ISCAR LTD. (1)
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J.B.S. Limited Company (1)
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KYPHON SARL (1)
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LANX, INC. (1)
2003/0032,957 VERTEBRAL ALIGNMENT AND FIXATION ASSEMBLY 41 2001
 
LIFESHIELD SCIENCES LLC (1)
2004/0158,312 Braided endoluminal device having tapered filaments 3 2003
 
Merries International Inc. (1)
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NUVASIVE, INC. (1)
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OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO., LTD. (1)
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PLUS ENDOPROTHETK AG CH-6343 ROTKREUZ (1)
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Prufer (1)
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RICOH COMPANY, LTD. (1)
6,530,028 Image forming apparatus having an efficient localization system, and a method thereof 8 1999
 
SALUT, LTD. (1)
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SCHAFER, BERND (1)
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Science et Medecine (SEM) (1)
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SCIENT'X SOCIETE A RESPONSABILITE LIMITEE (1)
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SMITH & NEPHEW RICHARDS INC. (1)
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SOFAMOR/DANEKL GROUP, INC. (1)
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SPINEVISION (1)
6,911,030 Fixing element and ancillary for stabilizing vertebrae 26 2000
 
STEREOGRAPHICS CORPORATION (1)
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STRYKER FRANCE S.A. (1)
6,488,681 Pedicle screw assembly 221 2001
 
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation (1)
6,488,683 Method and apparatus for correcting spinal deformity 29 2001
 
THEKEN SPINE, LLC (1)
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TORNIER SAS (1)
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Tresona Instrument AB (1)
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VAM USA, LLC (1)
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ZIMMER GMBH (1)
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (35)
4,274,401 Apparatus for correcting spinal deformities and method for using 80 1978
4,848,368 Universal external fixation frame assembly 56 1988
5,042,982 Positioning device 196 1989
4,946,458 Pedicle screw 481 1989
5,092,867 Correction and supporting apparatus, in particular for the spinal column 155 1990
5,397,363 Spinal stabilization implant system 160 1992
5,672,176 Anchoring member 380 1996
5,716,356 Anchoring member and adjustment tool therefor 224 1996
5,788,097 Teat 18 1996
5,984,922 Spinal fixation device and method 196 1996
5,782,833 Pedicle screw system for osteosynthesis 272 1996
5,873,878 Anchoring member 95 1997
5,989,254 Pedicle screw assembly 157 1998
6,056,753 Set screw for use with osteosynthesis apparatus 46 1998
6,059,786 Set screw for medical implants 92 1998
6,102,913 Removeable set screw for medical implant 72 1998
6,468,276 Spinal fixation device and method 111 1999
6,224,598 Bone screw threaded plug closure with central set screw 96 2000
6,251,112 Thin profile closure cap for open ended medical implant 94 2000
6,379,356 Closure for open ended medical implant 37 2000
6,258,090 Closure for open ended medical implant and removal tool 67 2000
6,440,132 Open head bone screw closure with threaded boss 53 2000
6,315,564 Bone implant 55 2000
6,368,321 Lockable swivel head bone screw 136 2000
2002/0068,938 Removable gripping set screw 23 2000
6,454,768 Removable gripping set screw 91 2000
6,454,772 Set screw for medical implant with gripping side slots 32 2000
2002/0022,842 Medical fastener cap system 9 2001
6,440,137 Medical fastener cap system 114 2001
6,361,535 Bone screw threaded plug closure with central set screw 28 2001
2002/0032,443 Multi-angle bone screw assembly using shape-memory technology 25 2001
2003/0060,823 Pedicle screw spinal fixation device 19 2002
2003/0004,511 Polyaxial pedicle screw system 101 2002
6,730,089 Nested closure plug and set screw with break-off heads 50 2002
2005/0171,549 Apparatus and method for treating the spine 12 2004

Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
DEPUY SPINE, INC. (25)
7,988,698 Spinal rod approximator 6 2003
7,648,506 Pivoting implant holder 17 2003
7,648,507 Pivoting implant holder 17 2003
7,887,539 Spinal rod approximators 17 2004
7,824,411 Instruments and methods for bone anchor engagement and spinal rod reduction 8 2004
7,824,413 Instruments and methods for bone anchor engagement and spinal rod reduction 8 2004
8,038,611 Surgical methods and surgical kits 6 2004
7,842,044 Instruments and methods for bone anchor engagement and spinal rod reduction 9 2005
7,722,651 Adjustable bone screw assembly 8 2005
8,075,591 Minimally invasive spinal fixation guide systems and methods 5 2005
7,981,031 Surgical access devices and methods of minimally invasive surgery 12 2006
7,918,792 Surgical retractor for use with minimally invasive spinal stabilization systems and methods of minimally invasive surgery 33 2006
7,758,501 Surgical reactors and methods of minimally invasive surgery 15 2006
7,955,257 Non-rigid surgical retractor 6 2006
7,918,857 Minimally invasive bone anchor extensions 3 2006
7,918,858 Minimally invasive bone anchor extensions 5 2006
8,262,662 Break-off screw extensions 4 2006
7,967,821 Break-off screw extension removal tools 1 2006
7,951,168 Instruments and methods for manipulating vertebra 3 2007
8,172,847 In-line rod reduction device and methods 6 2007
8,216,241 Instruments and methods for manipulating a spinal fixation element 1 2007
7,887,541 Spinal rod reduction instruments and methods for use 12 2007
8,057,518 Spanning connector for connecting a spinal fixation element and an offset bone anchor 2 2007
8,206,394 Torque limited instrument for manipulating a spinal rod relative to a bone anchor 2 2009
7,951,174 Adjustable bone screw assembly 1 2010
 
DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, LLC (24)
7,951,175 Instruments and methods for manipulating a vertebra 8 2005
8,007,516 Instruments and methods for manipulating vertebra 2 2007
8,361,129 Large diameter bone anchor assembly 0 2007
8,512,343 Methods and instruments for approximating misaligned vertebra 0 2007
8,608,746 Derotation instrument with reduction functionality 0 2008
8,602,984 Surgical retractor systems and illuminated cannulae 0 2008
8,414,588 Methods and devices for minimally invasive spinal connection element delivery 2 2008
8,430,914 Assembly for orthopaedic surgery 0 2008
8,641,734 Dual spring posterior dynamic stabilization device with elongation limiting elastomers 0 2009
8,361,123 Bone anchor assemblies and methods of manufacturing and use thereof 1 2009
8,343,160 Pivoting implant holder 0 2009
8,523,916 Methods and devices for spinal fixation element placement 0 2010
8,535,318 Minimally invasive instrument set, devices and related methods 0 2010
8,517,935 Surgical retractors and methods of minimally invasive surgery 0 2010
8,636,742 Spinal rod reduction instruments and methods for use 0 2010
8,500,750 Instruments and methods for bone anchor engagement and spinal rod reduction 0 2010
8,636,776 Spinal rod approximator 0 2011
8,603,144 Adjustable bone screw assembly 0 2011
8,550,995 Surgical access devices and methods of minimally invasive surgery 0 2011
8,622,897 Surgical methods and surgical kits 0 2011
8,685,029 Rod reduction instrument and methods of rod reduction 0 2011
8,679,126 Torque limited instrument for manipulating a spinal rod relative to a bone anchor 0 2012
8,647,347 Instruments and methods for manipulating a spinal fixation element 0 2012
8,685,066 Devices and methods for positioning a spinal fixation element 0 2012
 
WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. (12)
7,695,475 Instruments for minimally invasive stabilization of bony structures 2 2005
7,678,114 Vertebral implant inserter and method of use 0 2005
7,927,360 Spinal anchor assemblies having extended receivers 4 2006
7,722,652 Pivoting joints for spinal implants including designed resistance to motion and methods of use 5 2006
7,833,252 Pivoting joints for spinal implants including designed resistance to motion and methods of use 1 2006
7,967,828 Gravity feed implant dispenser 0 2006
8,057,519 Multi-axial screw assembly 0 2008
8,206,421 Methods and devices for insertion of tethers through subcutaneous screw heads 0 2008
8,246,623 Progressive reduction instrument for reduction of a vertebral rod and method of use 1 2009
8,323,286 Systems and methods for minimally invasive surgical procedures 0 2010
8,070,751 Instruments for minimally invasive stabilization of bony structures 1 2010
8,556,904 Anchors extender assemblies and methods for using 0 2011
 
K2M, INC. (7)
7,846,093 Minimally invasive retractor and methods of use 7 2006
8,696,560 Minimally open retraction device 0 2007
8,246,538 Minimally invasive retractor with separable blades and methods of use 0 2009
8,097,026 Minimally invasive retraction device having removable blades 3 2009
8,298,138 Minimally invasive retractor and methods of use 0 2010
8,414,625 Minimally invasive retraction device having removable blades 0 2011
8,376,940 Minimally invasive retractor with separable blades and methods of use 0 2012
 
SPINE WAVE, INC. (7)
8,512,383 Method of percutaneously fixing a connecting rod to a spine 0 2010
8,206,395 Surgical instrument and method for the distraction or compression of bones 1 2010
8,202,274 Apparatus and method for detecting a connecting rod during percutaneous surgery 6 2010
8,167,887 Introducer for inserting a connecting rod into a spine 5 2010
8,142,437 System for percutaneously fixing a connecting rod to a spine 2 2010
8,394,108 Screw driver for a multiaxial bone screw 0 2011
8,454,664 Method for fixing a connecting rod to a thoracic spine 0 2011
 
ZIMMER SPINE, INC. (6)
8,679,128 Apparatus and methods for reduction of vertebral bodies in a spine 0 2006
8,016,832 Installation systems for spinal stabilization system and related methods 0 2007
8,075,592 Spinal stabilization systems and methods 3 2007
7,914,558 Spinal stabilization systems and methods using minimally invasive surgical procedures 32 2007
8,246,659 Installation systems for spinal stabilization system and related methods 1 2009
8,496,685 Spinal stabilization systems and methods 0 2011
 
DEPUY INTERNATIONAL LIMITED (3)
8,348,952 System and method for cooling a spinal correction device comprising a shape memory material for corrective spinal surgery 1 2006
8,414,614 Implant kit for supporting a spinal column 0 2006
8,425,563 Spinal rod support kit 0 2007
 
DEPUY SPINE SARL (3)
7,854,751 Percutaneous access devices and bone anchor assemblies 5 2007
8,617,210 Percutaneous access devices and bone anchor assemblies 0 2010
8,518,082 Percutaneous access devices and bone anchor assemblies 0 2010
 
THEKEN SPINE, LLC (3)
7,905,907 Internal structure stabilization system for spanning three or more structures 14 2004
7,569,061 Off-axis anchor guidance system 14 2004
8,388,659 Spondylolisthesis screw and instrument for implantation 0 2009
 
HATCH MEDICAL, L.L.C. (2)
8,357,197 Percutaneous spinal stabilization device and method 0 2006
8,357,198 Percutaneous spinal stabilization device and method 0 2007
 
SYNTHES USA, LLC (2)
7,909,830 Methods of spinal fixation and instrumentation 8 2005
7,758,584 Minimally invasive fixation system 22 2007
 
AESCULAP IMPLANT SYSTEMS, LLC (1)
7,887,548 Screw insertion guide tube with window 2 2006
 
ALPHATEC SPINE, INC. (1)
7,481,813 Securing device and corresponding methods thereof for bone fixation systems 16 2005
 
EBI, LLC (1)
8,377,140 Expandable spinal implant device 1 2011
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (1)
8,114,085 Percutaneous registration-and-access tool for minimally invasive spinal surgery 0 2006
 
JACKSON, ROGER P. (1)
8,556,938 Polyaxial bone anchor with non-pivotable retainer and pop-on shank, some with friction fit 0 2010
 
Loftus, Thomas Stuart (1)
8,152,720 Retracto component system and method of using same 1 2009
 
NiVasive, Inc. (1)
8,439,922 Systems and methods for holding and implanting bone anchors 0 2009
 
OMNI SURGICAL L.P. DBA SPINE 360 (1)
8,439,923 Poly-axial pedicle screw assembly 0 2010
 
ORTEGA PARTNERS, LLC (1)
8,540,720 System, instrumentation and method for spinal fixation using minimally invasive surgical techniques 0 2011
 
SARL, DEPUY SPINE (1)
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SPINAL USA, INC. (1)
8,603,094 Minimally invasive surgical tower access devices and related methods 0 2010
 
TRINITY ORTHOPEDICS, LLC (1)
7,780,706 Mono-planar pedicle screw method, system and kit 15 2006
 
Trinty Orthopedics, LLC. (1)
8,298,268 Mono-planar pedicle screw method, system and kit 0 2010
 
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8,152,810 Spinal fixation tool set and method 2 2004
8,273,089 Spinal fixation tool set and method 3 2006
8,105,368 Dynamic stabilization connecting member with slitted core and outer sleeve 1 2007
8,066,739 Tool system for dynamic spinal implants 6 2007
8,475,498 Dynamic stabilization connecting member with cord connection 0 2008
8,162,948 Orthopedic implant rod reduction tool set and method 2 2008
8,353,932 Polyaxial bone anchor assembly with one-piece closure, pressure insert and plastic elongate member 1 2008
8,292,892 Orthopedic implant rod reduction tool set and method 0 2009
8,366,745 Dynamic stabilization assembly having pre-compressed spacers with differential displacements 0 2009
8,591,515 Spinal fixation tool set and method 0 2009
8,100,915 Orthopedic implant rod reduction tool set and method 4 2009
8,556,940 System and method for wire-guided pedicle screw stabilization of spinal vertebrae 0 2009
8,545,538 Devices and methods for inter-vertebral orthopedic device placement 0 2010
8,425,531 Electromagnetically guided spinal rod system and related methods 0 2010
8,394,133 Dynamic fixation assemblies with inner core and outer coil-like member 0 2010
8,500,741 Pedicle screw extension alignment 0 2010
8,545,541 System and method for wire-guided pedicle screw stabilization of spinal vertebrae 0 2011
8,333,770 Systems and methods for pedicle screw stabilization of spinal vertebrae 1 2011
8,216,282 System and method for wire-guided pedicle screw stabilization of spinal vertebrae 2 2011
8,613,760 Dynamic stabilization connecting member with slitted core and outer sleeve 0 2011
8,377,067 Orthopedic implant rod reduction tool set and method 0 2012
8,696,711 Polyaxial bone anchor assembly with one-piece closure, pressure insert and plastic elongate member 0 2012
8,591,560 Dynamic stabilization connecting member with elastic core and outer sleeve 0 2012

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