US Patent No: 7,553,329

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Stabilized intervertebral disc barrier

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Presented are new resilient sheet-like surgical meshes that may be compressed for minimally invasive delivery in the intervertebral discs. According to one or more embodiments, the surgical mesh can be robust, fatigue resistant, stable and capable of withstanding the dynamic environment generic to intervertebral discs.

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INTRINSIC THERAPEUTICS, INC.WOBURN, MA41

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Boyajian, Thomas Wilmington, US 9 156
Einhorn, Jacob Brookline, US 40 1458
Kavanaugh, Sean Eastham, US 26 857
Lambrecht, Gregory H Natick, US 57 3393
Moore, Robert Kevin Natick, US 59 2522
Tarapata, Chris North Andover, US 6 97

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2003/0078,579 Annular repair devices and methods 70 2002
 
INBAE YOON (1)
5,782,844 Suture spring device applicator 333 1996
 
ULRICH GROSS (1)
5,002,576 Intervertebral disk endoprosthesis 426 1989
 
TLIF, LLC (1)
5,824,094 Spinal disc 427 1997
 
PIOLAX INC. (1)
6,027,527 Stent 108 1997
 
Dorsal Med International (1)
5,514,130 RF apparatus for controlled depth ablation of soft tissue 579 1994
 
MEDIMATRIX INCORPORATED, A CORP. OF DE. (1)
4,837,285 Collagen matrix beads for soft tissue repair 274 1987
 
LIFESHIELD SCIENCES LLC (1)
5,961,545 EPTFE graft-stent composite device 188 1997
 
COLLINS, EILEEN E., BENEFICIARY (1)
5,035,716 Replacement disc 240 1990
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
SPINEOLOGY, INC. (2)
7,931,689 Method and apparatus for treating a vertebral body 20 2004
* 2012/0116,514 SEMI-BIOLOGICAL INTERVERTEBRAL DISC REPLACEMENT SYSTEM 0 2011
 
POLYTOCH MEDICAL LTD. (1)
9,005,241 Means and method for reversibly connecting a patch to a patch deployment device 0 2014
 
Intrinsic Therapeutics, Inc. (21)
7,717,961 Apparatus delivery in an intervertebral disc 23 2003
7,727,241 Device for delivering an implant through an annular defect in an intervertebral disc 21 2004
8,002,836 Method for the treatment of the intervertebral disc anulus 1 2004
7,749,275 Method of reducing spinal implant migration 19 2004
8,231,678 Method of treating a herniated disc 5 2006
7,879,097 Method of performing a procedure within a disc 22 2006
7,998,213 Intervertebral disc herniation repair 9 2006
7,972,337 Devices and methods for bone anchoring 20 2006
7,959,679 Intervertebral anulus and nucleus augmentation 11 2007
* 7,867,278 Intervertebral disc anulus implant 18 2008
8,025,698 Method of rehabilitating an anulus fibrosus 9 2009
8,105,384 Weakened anulus repair 8 2009
8,021,425 Versatile method of repairing an intervertebral disc 10 2009
8,454,612 Method for vertebral endplate reconstruction 1 2009
8,114,082 Anchoring system for disc repair 18 2009
8,323,341 Impaction grafting for vertebral fusion 1 2009
8,361,155 Soft tissue impaction methods 1 2010
8,409,284 Methods of repairing herniated segments in the disc 2 2011
8,257,437 Methods of intervertebral disc augmentation 5 2011
8,394,146 Vertebral anchoring methods 1 2011
9,039,741 Bone anchor systems 0 2013
 
COVIDIEN LP (10)
8,906,045 Articulating patch deployment device and method of use 0 2010
8,888,811 Device and method for attaching an implant to biological tissue 0 2010
8,753,359 Device and method for deploying and attaching an implant to a biological tissue 3 2010
8,317,808 Device and method for rolling and inserting a prosthetic patch into a body cavity 3 2010
8,808,314 Device and method for deploying and attaching an implant to a biological tissue 0 2010
8,758,373 Means and method for reversibly connecting a patch to a patch deployment device 2 2010
8,734,473 Device and method for rolling and inserting a prosthetic patch into a body cavity 1 2012
9,044,235 Magnetic clip for implant deployment device 0 2013
9,034,002 Lock bar spring and clip for implant deployment device 0 2013
9,107,726 Device and method for deploying and attaching an implant to a biological tissue 0 2014
 
Spartek Medical, Inc. (25)
8,337,536 Load-sharing bone anchor having a deflectable post with a compliant ring and method for stabilization of the spine 0 2009
8,333,792 Load-sharing bone anchor having a deflectable post and method for dynamic stabilization of the spine 1 2009
8,267,979 Load-sharing bone anchor having a deflectable post and axial spring and method for dynamic stabilization of the spine 0 2009
8,211,155 Load-sharing bone anchor having a durable compliant member and method for dynamic stabilization of the spine 1 2009
8,114,134 Spinal prosthesis having a three bar linkage for motion preservation and dynamic stabilization of the spine 4 2009
8,097,024 Load-sharing bone anchor having a deflectable post and method for stabilization of the spine 3 2009
8,092,501 Dynamic spinal rod and method for dynamic stabilization of the spine 1 2009
8,083,772 Dynamic spinal rod assembly and method for dynamic stabilization of the spine 0 2009
8,083,775 Load-sharing bone anchor having a natural center of rotation and method for dynamic stabilization of the spine 3 2009
8,057,515 Load-sharing anchor having a deflectable post and centering spring and method for dynamic stabilization of the spine 7 2009
8,057,517 Load-sharing component having a deflectable post and centering spring and method for dynamic stabilization of the spine 7 2009
8,048,115 Surgical tool and method for implantation of a dynamic bone anchor 4 2009
8,048,125 Versatile offset polyaxial connector and method for dynamic stabilization of the spine 6 2009
8,021,396 Configurable dynamic spinal rod and method for dynamic stabilization of the spine 7 2009
8,016,861 Versatile polyaxial connector assembly and method for dynamic stabilization of the spine 6 2009
8,012,181 Modular in-line deflection rod and bone anchor system and method for dynamic stabilization of the spine 7 2009
8,007,518 Load-sharing component having a deflectable post and method for dynamic stabilization of the spine 4 2009
8,568,451 Bone anchor for receiving a rod for stabilization and motion preservation spinal implantation system and method 0 2009
8,317,836 Bone anchor for receiving a rod for stabilization and motion preservation spinal implantation system and method 0 2009
8,216,281 Low profile spinal prosthesis incorporating a bone anchor having a deflectable post and a compound spinal rod 1 2009
8,257,397 Low profile spinal prosthesis incorporating a bone anchor having a deflectable post and a compound spinal rod 2 2010
8,518,085 Adaptive spinal rod and methods for stabilization of the spine 1 2011
8,372,122 Low profile spinal prosthesis incorporating a bone anchor having a deflectable post and a compound spinal rod 0 2011
8,430,916 Spinal rod connectors, methods of use, and spinal prosthesis incorporating spinal rod connectors 2 2012
8,394,127 Low profile spinal prosthesis incorporating a bone anchor having a deflectable post and a compound spinal rod 0 2012
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