US Patent No: 7,763,057

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Biased angle polyaxial pedicle screw assembly

ALSO PUBLISHED AS: 20070093831
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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, INC.PARSIPPANY, NJ42

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Abdelgany, Mahmoud F Rockaway, NJ 107 937
Markworth, Aaron D Saddle Brook, NJ 32 772

Cited Art Landscape

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CROSS MEDICAL PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
6,302,888 Locking dovetail and self-limiting set screw assembly for a spinal stabilization member 350 1999
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (4)
4,946,458 Pedicle screw 539 1989
5,672,176 Anchoring member 451 1996
5,964,767 Hollow sealable device for temporary or permanent surgical placement through a bone to provide a passageway into a cavity or internal anatomic site in a mammal 115 1997
6,368,321 Lockable swivel head bone screw 172 2000
 
DEPUY SPINE, INC. (1)
6,641,586 Closure system for spinal fixation instrumentation 81 2002
 
STRYKER CORPORATION (1)
5,129,388 Device for supporting the spinal column 333 1990
 
STRYKER FRANCE S.A. (2)
6,022,350 Bone fixing device, in particular for fixing to the sacrum during osteosynthesis of the backbone 357 1997
6,290,703 Device for fixing the sacral bone to adjacent vertebrae during osteosynthesis of the backbone 225 2000
 
SDGI HOLDINGS, INC. (3)
5,246,442 Spinal hook 97 1991
6,053,917 Multi-axial bone screw assembly 345 1999
6,660,004 Multi-axial bone screw assembly 253 2001
 
CROSS MEDICAL PRODUCTS, LLC (3)
5,360,431 Transpedicular screw system and method of use 507 1992
5,466,237 Variable locking stabilizer anchor seat and screw 442 1993
5,474,555 Spinal implant system 546 1994
 
SIGNUS MEDIZINTECHNIK GMBH (1)
* 7,524,326 Bone screw 21 2004
 
MULLANE, THOMAS (1)
6,623,485 Split ring bone screw for a spinal fixation system 259 2001
 
HOWMEDICA OSTEONICS CORP. (2)
6,090,111 Device for securing spinal rods 370 1998
6,565,565 Device for securing spinal rods 354 2000
 
Sofamor S.N.C. (1)
6,475,218 Spinal implant for an osteosynthesis device 66 2001
 
Stryker Spine (4)
* 6,554,834 Slotted head pedicle screw assembly 254 1999
6,488,681 Pedicle screw assembly 255 2001
6,974,460 Biased angulation bone fixation assembly 119 2002
6,858,030 Pedicle screw assembly and methods therefor 121 2002
 
STRYKER TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (3)
* 5,735,851 Modular polyaxial locking pedicle screw 156 1996
5,733,286 Rod securing polyaxial locking screw and coupling element assembly 299 1997
* 5,752,957 Polyaxial mechanism for use with orthopaedic implant devices 233 1997
 
SOCIETY DE FABRICATION DE MATERIEL ORTHOPEDIQUE, S.A. (1)
5,067,955 Vertebral implant for osteosynthesis device 263 1990
 
Biedermann Technologies GmbH & Co. KG (3)
5,443,467 Bone screw 495 1994
5,545,165 Anchoring member 230 1994
6,736,820 Bone screw 185 2001
 
SCHAFER, BERND (1)
6,485,492 Osteosynthesis device 94 2001
 
BIEDERMANN MOTECH GMBH & CO. KG (1)
2004/0153,077 Bone screw 81 2004
 
ZIMMER SPINE, INC. (10)
6,416,515 Spinal fixation system 184 1996
6,045,579 Adjustable height fusion device 340 1997
6,595,992 Method and apparatus for spinal fixation 159 1997
* 5,989,250 Method and apparatus for spinal fixation 155 1998
6,454,769 System and method for stabilizing the human spine with a bone plate 278 1998
6,132,430 Spinal fixation system 218 1998
* 6,030,389 System and method for stabilizing the human spine with a bone plate 286 1998
6,613,050 Method and apparatus for spinal fixation 178 1999
6,562,040 Spinal fixation system 152 2000
6,648,888 Surgical instrument for moving a vertebra 236 2002
 
STRYKER TRAUMA GMBH (4)
5,476,464 Device for setting a spine 205 1994
6,090,110 Apparatus for bracing vertebrae 175 1997
6,074,391 Receiving part for a retaining component of a vertebral column implant 305 1998
7,128,743 Apparatus for bracing vertebrae 103 2003
 
PLUS ENDOPROTHETK AG CH-6343 ROTKREUZ (1)
5,536,268 System for osteosynthesis at the vertebral column, connecting element for such a system and tool for its placement and removal 194 1994
 
INTELLIGENT IMPLANT SYSTEMS, LLC (3)
5,863,293 Spinal implant fixation assembly 336 1996
5,964,760 Spinal implant fixation assembly 361 1997
6,132,432 Spinal implant fixation assembly 209 1999
 
Fastenetix, LLC (2)
RE37665 Polyaxial pedicle screw having a threaded and tapered compression locking mechanism 220 2001
RE39089 Polyaxial pedicle screw having a threaded and tapered compression locking mechanism 97 2001
 
SYNTHES (U.S.A.) (1)
4,887,596 Open backed pedicle screw 247 1988
 
Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc. (10)
5,669,911 Polyaxial pedicle screw 324 1996
5,879,350 Multi-axial bone screw assembly 407 1996
5,885,286 Multi-axial bone screw assembly 381 1997
5,951,553 Methods and apparatus for fusionless treatment of spinal deformities 126 1997
5,882,350 Polyaxial pedicle screw having a threaded and tapered compression locking mechanism 283 1998
6,113,601 Polyaxial pedicle screw having a loosely coupled locking cap 283 1998
6,280,442 Multi-axial bone screw assembly 361 1999
6,273,888 Device and method for selectively preventing the locking of a shape-memory alloy coupling system 235 1999
6,485,491 Posterior fixation system 328 2000
6,780,186 Anterior cervical plate having polyaxial locking screws and sliding coupling elements 147 2001
 
SYNTHES USA, LLC (10)
5,520,689 Osteosynthetic fastening device 252 1995
6,077,262 Posterior spinal implant 389 1997
6,063,090 Device for connecting a longitudinal support to a pedicle screw 355 1999
6,187,005 Variable angle spinal fixation system 286 1999
6,371,957 Device for connecting a longitudinal bar to a pedicle screw 174 1999
6,248,105 Device for connecting a longitudinal support with a pedicle screw 232 1999
6,610,063 Spinal fixation system 112 2001
7,022,122 Device for connecting a longitudinal bar to a pedicle screw 173 2002
* 6,890,334 Bone fixation assembly 95 2003
7,118,571 Spinal fixation system 17 2003
* Cited By Examiner

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (7)
8,394,133 Dynamic fixation assemblies with inner core and outer coil-like member 2 2010
* 2011/0245,876 Fully-Adjustable bone fixation device 3 2011
8,814,911 Polyaxial bone screw with cam connection and lock and release insert 0 2011
8,894,657 Tool system for dynamic spinal implants 0 2011
8,377,067 Orthopedic implant rod reduction tool set and method 1 2012
9,055,978 Orthopedic implant rod reduction tool set and method 0 2012
9,050,139 Orthopedic implant rod reduction tool set and method 0 2013
 
JACKSON, ROGER P. (3)
8,998,959 Polyaxial bone anchors with pop-on shank, fully constrained friction fit retainer and lock and release insert 0 2011
8,444,681 Polyaxial bone anchor with pop-on shank, friction fit retainer and winged insert 0 2012
8,911,479 Multi-start closures for open implants 0 2013
 
BRUMFIELD, DAVID L. (1)
* 8,617,216 Fully-adjustable bone fixation device 0 2011
* Cited By Examiner

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