Minimally invasive bone anchor extensions

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7918857
APP PUB NO 20080077134A1
SERIAL NO

11539496

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Methods and devices are provided for facilitating delivery and implanting of a bone anchor into bone. In one exemplary embodiment, a bone anchor extension is provided for coupling to a bone anchor to facilitate delivery and implanting of the bone anchor in bone. The bone anchor extension can have a generally elongate configuration that allows it to extend from a skin incision in a patient to a site proximate a patient's spine, and it can include a lumen extending therethrough between proximal and distal ends thereof. A distal end of the bone anchor extension can be adapted to engage a bone anchor, such as a bone screw. Various techniques are provided for locking the distal end of the bone anchor extension into engagement with a bone anchor.

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DEPUY SPINE, INC.RAYNHAM, MA237

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Dziedzic, Sara Dorchester, US 42 1297
Ramsay, Christopher New Bedford, US 35 899
Stad, Shawn D Fall River, US 42 1273

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