US Patent No: 7,794,499

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Prosthetic intervertebral spinal disc with integral microprocessor

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A device for storing data related to movement of a prosthetic implant includes at least one transducer for generating at least one real time movement signal responsive to movement within the prosthetic implant. A processor generates movement data parameters and associated time stamps in response to the real time movement signal. The generated data parameters and time stamps are stored within a memory associated with the processor. A communications link may be used to selectively access the movement data parameters and the time stamps in the memory from an external source.

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THEKEN SPINE, LLCAKRON, OH56

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Cole, Christopher Paul Stow, US 1 90
Navarro, Richard Robert Hinckley, US 1 90
Theken, Randall Raymond Barberton, US 1 90

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