Spinal implant system

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO

7938858

APP PUB NO

20050228501A1

SERIAL NO

11097553

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Abstract

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Embodiments of the invention include devices and methods for performing a corpectomy or spinal disc replacement. Devices may include an inferior bearing that is implantable in an inferior vertebral body and a superior bearing that is implantable in a superior vertebral body. The bearings of some embodiments have a support member rotatably coupled between the bearings, and a fixation device may attach the vertebral bodies to the support member with a fastener.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC.WARSAW, IN1847

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Eisermann, Lukas G Memphis, US 8 706
Miller, David F Cordova, US 15 1030
Peterman, Marc M Memphis, US 31 1864

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (12)
* 4401112 Spinal fixator 501 1981
4554914 Prosthetic vertebral body 583 1983
* 5246458 Artificial disk 391 1992
* 5693099 Endoprosthesis 56 1993
* 5360430 Intervertebral locking device 311 1993
5423816 Intervertebral locking device 310 1993
5458641 Vertebral body prosthesis 439 1993
* 5895428 Load bearing spinal joint implant 429 1996
5893889 Artificial disc 548 1997
5888226 Intervertebral prosthetic disc 557 1997
* 6063121 Vertebral body prosthesis 423 1998
6299644 Vertebral replacement implant 50 1999
 
OHIO MEDICAL INSTRUMENT COMPANY, INC. (1)
4892545 Vertebral lock 281 1988
 
SDGI HOLDINGS, INC. (5)
5258031 Intervertebral disk arthroplasty 822 1992
5480442 Fixedly adjustable intervertebral prosthesis 197 1994
5562738 Intervertebral disk arthroplasty device 583 1995
* 5702453 Adjustable vertebral body replacement 370 1996
6540785 Artificial intervertebral joint permitting translational and rotational motion 261 2000
 
CROSS MEDICAL PRODUCTS, LLC (1)
* 5474555 Spinal implant system 638 1994
 
MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK, INC. (3)
5674296 Human spinal disc prosthesis 828 1996
6156067 Human spinal disc prosthesis 594 1997
6001130 Human spinal disc prosthesis with hinges 678 1997
 
PIONEER SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
6395030 Spinal fixation system 137 2000
 
UNIVERSITE PIERRE ET MARIE CURIE (1)
5674294 Intervertebral disk prosthesis 301 1994
 
WAGNER, JOHN (1)
5916267 Anterior spinal implant system for vertebral body prosthesis 183 1997
 
Chubu Bearing Kabushiki Kaisha (1)
5899941 Artificial intervertebral disk 339 1997
 
X-PANTU-FLEX DRD LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
6375682 Collapsible, rotatable and expandable spinal hydraulic prosthetic device 467 2001
 
STRYKER EUROPEAN HOLDINGS I, LLC (2)
* 6106557 Reconstruction system for vertebra 199 1999
6375683 Implant in particular for replacing a vertebral body in surgery of the spine 161 2000
 
ALPHATEC SPINE, INC. (1)
2002/0077,702 Dynamic implanted intervertebral spacer 68 2001
 
Zimmer Trabecular Metal Technology, Inc. (1)
5443515 Vertebral body prosthetic implant with slidably positionable stabilizing member 199 1994
 
SPINECORE, INC. (1)
2004/0176,843 Instrumentation and methods for use in implanting a cervical disc replacement device 79 2004
 
DEPUY ACROMED, INC. (1)
* 5084049 Transverse connector for spinal column corrective devices 370 1989
 
SPINAL GENERATIONS, LLC (1)
* 2006/0074,490 Vertebral prosthesis and spinal fixation system 27 2004
 
DEPUY MOTECH ACROMED, INC. (1)
* 6159211 Stackable cage system for corpectomy/vertebrectomy 281 1998
 
VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (1)
4932975 Vertebral prosthesis 608 1989
 
MIDAS REX, L.P. (1)
5236460 Vertebral body prosthesis 408 1991
 
WALDEMAR LINK GMBH & CO. KG (2)
5401269 Intervertebral disc endoprosthesis 715 1993
5556431 Intervertebral disc endoprosthesis 613 1994
 
ULRICH GMBH & CO. KG (1)
6190413 Vertebral implant 198 1999
 
Shima; Yumiko (1)
* 5534029 Articulated vertebral body spacer 329 1993
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (4)
* 2012/0197,400 ARTIFICIAL CERVICAL VERTEBRAE COMPOSITE JOINT 0 2010
* 9144506 Interbody axis cage 0 2012
* 2013/0041,469 INTERBODY AXIS CAGE 1 2012
* 2013/0090,690 Dynamic Rod Assembly 1 2012
 
CERVITECH, INC. (2)
* 8409285 Prosthesis for partial replacement of a vertebral body 2 2011
* 2012/0059,471 PROSTHESIS FOR PARTIAL REPLACEMENT OF A VERTEBRAL BODY 1 2011
 
Lei et al., Wei (1)
* 8613770 Artificial cervical vertebrae composite joint 1 2010
* Cited By Examiner

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