Biased angle polyaxial pedicle screw assembly

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7763057
APP PUB NO 20070093831A1
SERIAL NO

11564972

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Abstract

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A pedicle screw assembly and method of assembly comprises a longitudinal member; a screw head comprising a bulbous end, wherein the screw head has a slot adapted to receive the longitudinal member; a bone fixator component comprising a concave socket having a biased angled top and a rounded bottom adapted to receive the screw head; a locking pin adapted to engage the screw head, the bone fixator component, and the longitudinal member; and a blocker adapted to engage the screw head and to secure the longitudinal member. Additionally, the bone fixator component may be configured as any of a bone screw and a hook.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
CUSTOM SPINE ACQUISITION, INC.MARIETTA, GA47

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Abdelgany, Mahmoud F Rockaway, US 66 1632
Markworth, Aaron D Saddle Brook, US 19 1070

Cited Art Landscape

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (4)
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CROSS MEDICAL PRODUCTS, LLC (3)
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Signus Medizintechnik GmbH (1)
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Sofamor S.N.C. (1)
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STRYKER SPINE (4)
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STRYKER TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (3)
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STRYKER EUROPEAN HOLDINGS I, LLC (4)
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ZIMMER SPINE, INC. (10)
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SYNTHES USA, LLC (10)
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6371957 Device for connecting a longitudinal bar to a pedicle screw 237 1999
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6610063 Spinal fixation system 143 2001
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7118571 Spinal fixation system 20 2003
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8394133 Dynamic fixation assemblies with inner core and outer coil-like member 9 2010
9216039 Dynamic spinal stabilization assemblies, tool set and method 3 2010
* 2011/0245,876 Fully-Adjustable bone fixation device 23 2011
8814911 Polyaxial bone screw with cam connection and lock and release insert 0 2011
8894657 Tool system for dynamic spinal implants 3 2011
8377067 Orthopedic implant rod reduction tool set and method 18 2012
9629669 Spinal fixation tool set and method 0 2012
9055978 Orthopedic implant rod reduction tool set and method 3 2012
9050139 Orthopedic implant rod reduction tool set and method 2 2013
 
PIONEER SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
9186184 Spinal fixation system and method 1 2012
 
JACKSON, ROGER P. (7)
8998959 Polyaxial bone anchors with pop-on shank, fully constrained friction fit retainer and lock and release insert 2 2011
8444681 Polyaxial bone anchor with pop-on shank, friction fit retainer and winged insert 14 2012
9393047 Polyaxial bone anchor with pop-on shank and friction fit retainer with low profile edge lock 0 2012
9480517 Polyaxial bone anchor with pop-on shank, shank, friction fit retainer, winged insert and low profile edge lock 0 2012
9168069 Polyaxial bone anchor with pop-on shank and winged insert with lower skirt for engaging a friction fit retainer 2 2012
8911479 Multi-start closures for open implants 1 2013
9504496 Polyaxial bone anchor with pop-on shank, friction fit retainer and winged insert 0 2013
 
BRUMFIELD, DAVID L. (1)
* 8617216 Fully-adjustable bone fixation device 2 2011
* Cited By Examiner

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