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, NJ47

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Abdelgany, Mahmoud F Rockaway, NJ 107 743
Markworth, Aaron D Saddle Brook, NJ 32 641

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
SYNTHES USA, LLC (10)
5,520,689 Osteosynthetic fastening device 249 1995
6,077,262 Posterior spinal implant 368 1997
6,063,090 Device for connecting a longitudinal support to a pedicle screw 323 1999
6,187,005 Variable angle spinal fixation system 260 1999
6,371,957 Device for connecting a longitudinal bar to a pedicle screw 159 1999
6,248,105 Device for connecting a longitudinal support with a pedicle screw 209 1999
6,610,063 Spinal fixation system 100 2001
7,022,122 Device for connecting a longitudinal bar to a pedicle screw 161 2002
6,890,334 Bone fixation assembly 88 2003
7,118,571 Spinal fixation system 14 2003
 
WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. (10)
5,669,911 Polyaxial pedicle screw 295 1996
5,879,350 Multi-axial bone screw assembly 379 1996
5,885,286 Multi-axial bone screw assembly 358 1997
5,951,553 Methods and apparatus for fusionless treatment of spinal deformities 107 1997
5,882,350 Polyaxial pedicle screw having a threaded and tapered compression locking mechanism 258 1998
6,113,601 Polyaxial pedicle screw having a loosely coupled locking cap 261 1998
6,280,442 Multi-axial bone screw assembly 327 1999
6,273,888 Device and method for selectively preventing the locking of a shape-memory alloy coupling system 218 1999
6,485,491 Posterior fixation system 298 2000
6,780,186 Anterior cervical plate having polyaxial locking screws and sliding coupling elements 130 2001
 
ZIMMER SPINE, INC. (10)
6,416,515 Spinal fixation system 177 1996
6,045,579 Adjustable height fusion device 306 1997
6,595,992 Method and apparatus for spinal fixation 135 1997
5,989,250 Method and apparatus for spinal fixation 145 1998
6,454,769 System and method for stabilizing the human spine with a bone plate 267 1998
6,132,430 Spinal fixation system 209 1998
6,030,389 System and method for stabilizing the human spine with a bone plate 275 1998
6,613,050 Method and apparatus for spinal fixation 154 1999
6,562,040 Spinal fixation system 134 2000
6,648,888 Surgical instrument for moving a vertebra 213 2002
 
STRYKER FRANCE S.A. (4)
6,022,350 Bone fixing device, in particular for fixing to the sacrum during osteosynthesis of the backbone 333 1997
6,290,703 Device for fixing the sacral bone to adjacent vertebrae during osteosynthesis of the backbone 216 2000
6,488,681 Pedicle screw assembly 236 2001
6,858,030 Pedicle screw assembly and methods therefor 117 2002
 
STRYKER TRAUMA GMBH (4)
5,476,464 Device for setting a spine 184 1994
6,090,110 Apparatus for bracing vertebrae 153 1997
6,074,391 Receiving part for a retaining component of a vertebral column implant 278 1998
7,128,743 Apparatus for bracing vertebrae 93 2003
 
BIEDERMANN TECHNOLOGIES GMBH & CO. KG (3)
5,443,467 Bone screw 465 1994
5,545,165 Anchoring member 212 1994
6,736,820 Bone screw 172 2001
 
CROSS MEDICAL PRODUCTS, LLC (3)
5,360,431 Transpedicular screw system and method of use 466 1992
5,466,237 Variable locking stabilizer anchor seat and screw 408 1993
5,474,555 Spinal implant system 511 1994
 
INTELLIGENT IMPLANT SYSTEMS, LLC (3)
5,863,293 Spinal implant fixation assembly 312 1996
5,964,760 Spinal implant fixation assembly 335 1997
6,132,432 Spinal implant fixation assembly 192 1999
 
SDGI HOLDINGS, INC. (3)
5,246,442 Spinal hook 89 1991
6,053,917 Multi-axial bone screw assembly 318 1999
6,660,004 Multi-axial bone screw assembly 234 2001
 
STRYKER TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (3)
5,735,851 Modular polyaxial locking pedicle screw 150 1996
5,733,286 Rod securing polyaxial locking screw and coupling element assembly 279 1997
5,752,957 Polyaxial mechanism for use with orthopaedic implant devices 214 1997
 
FASTENETIX, LLC (2)
RE37665 Polyaxial pedicle screw having a threaded and tapered compression locking mechanism 192 2001
RE39089 Polyaxial pedicle screw having a threaded and tapered compression locking mechanism 79 2001
 
HOWMEDICA OSTEONICS CORP. (2)
6,090,111 Device for securing spinal rods 342 1998
6,565,565 Device for securing spinal rods 327 2000
 
STRYKER SPINE (2)
6,554,834 Slotted head pedicle screw assembly 233 1999
6,974,460 Biased angulation bone fixation assembly 100 2002
 
BIEDERMANN MOTECH GMBH & CO. KG (1)
2004/0153,077 Bone screw 78 2004
 
CROSS MEDICAL PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
6,302,888 Locking dovetail and self-limiting set screw assembly for a spinal stabilization member 322 1999
 
DEPUY SPINE, INC. (1)
6,641,586 Closure system for spinal fixation instrumentation 77 2002
 
MULLANE, THOMAS (1)
6,623,485 Split ring bone screw for a spinal fixation system 244 2001
 
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 188 1994
 
SCHAFER, BERND (1)
6,485,492 Osteosynthesis device 81 2001
 
SIGNUS MEDIZINTECHNIK GMBH (1)
7,524,326 Bone screw 15 2004
 
SOCIETY DE FABRICATION DE MATERIEL ORTHOPEDIQUE, S.A. (1)
5,067,955 Vertebral implant for osteosynthesis device 244 1990
 
Sofamor S.N.C. (1)
6,475,218 Spinal implant for an osteosynthesis device 60 2001
 
STRYKER CORPORATION (1)
5,129,388 Device for supporting the spinal column 315 1990
 
SYNTHES (U.S.A.) (1)
4,887,596 Open backed pedicle screw 230 1988
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (4)
4,946,458 Pedicle screw 505 1989
5,672,176 Anchoring member 413 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 95 1997
6,368,321 Lockable swivel head bone screw 152 2000

Patent Citation Ranking

Forward Cite Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
BRUMFIELD, DAVID L. (1)
8,617,216 Fully-adjustable bone fixation device 0 2011
 
JACKSON, ROGER P. (1)
8,444,681 Polyaxial bone anchor with pop-on shank, friction fit retainer and winged insert 0 2012
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (3)
8,394,133 Dynamic fixation assemblies with inner core and outer coil-like member 1 2010
8,814,911 Polyaxial bone screw with cam connection and lock and release insert 0 2011
8,377,067 Orthopedic implant rod reduction tool set and method 0 2012

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