US Patent No: 8,048,123 - Analytics, PDF, Full Text and PAIR Access

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Spine implant with a deflection rod system and connecting linkages and method

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A dynamic stabilization, motion preservation spinal implant system includes a deflection rod system implant. The system is modular so that various constructs and configurations can be created and customized to a patient.

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SPARTEK MEDICAL, INC.ALAMEDA, CA65

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Cain, Donald L Oakland, US 28 81
Flynn, John J Walnut Creek, US 129 1973
Hsu, Ken Y San Francisco, US 265 13532
Klyce, H Adam R Berkeley, US 46 160
Klyce, Henry A Piedmont, US 173 8555
Mitchell, Steven T Concord, US 108 2535
Winslow, Charles J Walnut Creek, US 212 9741
Zucherman, James F San Francisco, US 264 13508

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2007/0167,947 Spinal stabilization device 85 2006
2007/0168,035 Prosthetic facet and facet joint replacement device 68 2006
 
ACROMED (1)
5,129,900 Spinal column retaining method and apparatus 326 1990
 
KYPHON SARL (3)
2005/0234,451 Pedicle screw assembly 163 2004
2006/0149,237 Screw with deployable interlaced dual rods 79 2004
2006/0276,897 Implant for stabilizing a bone graft during spinal fusion 140 2005
 
VERTILINK CORPORATION (1)
7,083,621 Articulating spinal fixation rod and system 273 2003
 
MULLANE, THOMAS (2)
6,623,485 Split ring bone screw for a spinal fixation system 260 2001
6,887,242 Split ring bone screw for a spinal fixation system 93 2002
 
HOWMEDICA OSTEONICS CORP. (16)
5,102,412 System for instrumentation of the spine in the treatment of spinal deformities 252 1990
5,380,326 Clamping device for vertebral locking rod 109 1993
5,681,311 Osteosynthesis apparatus 333 1995
6,413,257 Clamping connector for spinal fixation systems 103 1997
6,783,526 Transverse rod connector clip 112 1997
5,989,251 Apparatus for spinal stabilization 136 1998
6,090,111 Device for securing spinal rods 371 1998
6,565,565 Device for securing spinal rods 355 2000
6,302,882 Transverse rod connector clip 121 2000
6,875,211 Apparatus for spinal stabilization 126 2001
6,706,045 Clamping connector for spinal fixation systems 150 2002
6,752,807 Transverse rod connector clip 101 2002
2003/0125,742 Device for securing spinal rods 90 2003
2005/0192,569 Apparatus for spinal stabilization 77 2005
2005/0288,671 Methods for securing spinal rods 124 2005
2006/0247,636 Methods for securing spinal rods 107 2006
 
Polyclinique de Bourgogne & Les Hortensiad (1)
5,180,393 Artificial ligament for the spine 410 1992
 
INTRINSIC THERAPEUTICS, INC. (2)
6,883,520 Methods and apparatus for dynamically stable spinal implant 154 2002
2005/0234,557 Stabilized intervertebral disc barrier 71 2004
 
SOLCO BIOMEDICAL CO., LTD. (1)
2006/0247,631 Spinal pedicle screw assembly 130 2005
 
GMEDELAWARE 2 LLC (5)
6,811,567 Facet arthroplasty devices and methods 313 2002
7,074,237 Multiple facet joint replacement 143 2003
7,087,084 Method for replacing a natural facet joint with a prosthesis having an artificial facet joint structure 141 2003
7,051,451 Facet joint prosthesis measurement and implant tools 149 2004
2005/0240,266 Crossbar spinal prosthesis having a modular design and related implantation methods 90 2005
 
ACROMED CORPORATION (1)
4,950,269 Spinal column fixation device 278 1988
 
RACHIOTEK LLC (7)
2005/0177,156 Surgical implant devices and systems including a sheath member 175 2004
2005/0177,166 Mounting mechanisms for pedicle screws and related assemblies 121 2004
2005/0182,409 Systems and methods accommodating relative motion in spine stabilization 134 2004
2007/0043,356 Dynamic spine stabilization device with travel-limiting functionality 125 2005
* 7,713,288 Spring junction and assembly methods for spinal device 75 2005
2007/0032,123 Spring junction and assembly methods for spinal device 59 2005
2007/0244,481 Spinal stabilization device with weld cap 52 2006
 
SOCIETY DE FABRICATION DE MATERIEL ORTHOPEDIQUE, S.A. (1)
5,067,955 Vertebral implant for osteosynthesis device 263 1990
 
ALPINESPINE, LLC (4)
2006/0161,153 Pedicle screw systems and methods of assembling/installing the same 108 2005
2006/0173,456 Polyaxial pedicle screw assembly 139 2006
2006/0241,600 Percutaneous pedicle screw assembly 156 2006
2008/0071,273 Dynamic Pedicle Screw System 124 2007
 
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
 
ATLAS SPINE, INC. (1)
6,932,817 Polyaxial modular skeletal hook 136 2002
 
BIOMAT (1)
5,380,325 Osteosynthesis device for spinal consolidation 186 1993
 
SPINELAB AG (3)
7,125,410 Elastic stabilization system for vertebral columns 156 2003
2005/0096,659 Pedicle screw with a closure device for the fixing of elastic rod elements 66 2004
2007/0016,201 Elastic stabilization system for vertebral columns 80 2006
 
PARK, KEUN HO (1)
2006/0030,839 Pedicle screw and operating device thereof 55 2004
 
SPINAL CONCEPTS, INC. (1)
2004/0172,022 Bone fastener assembly for a spinal stabilization system 273 2003
 
MMSN LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (1)
2005/0113,927 Spinal stabilization systems 309 2003
 
SPINAL INNOVATIONS, L.L.C. (2)
6,171,311 Transverse connector 157 1996
6,328,740 Transverse connector 95 1999
 
WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. (55)
5,437,672 Spinal cord protection device 362 1994
5,683,391 Anterior spinal instrumentation and method for implantation and revision 233 1995
5,693,053 Variable angle and transitional linking member 126 1995
6,520,990 Lateral fixation plates for a spinal system 111 1995
5,797,911 Multi-axial bone screw assembly 412 1996
5,879,350 Multi-axial bone screw assembly 409 1996
5,728,098 Multi-angle bone screw assembly using shape-memory technology 277 1996
5,885,286 Multi-axial bone screw assembly 382 1997
6,344,057 Adjustable vertebral body replacement 206 1998
6,113,601 Polyaxial pedicle screw having a loosely coupled locking cap 284 1998
6,210,413 Connecting apparatus using shape-memory technology 150 1999
6,254,602 Advanced coupling device using shape-memory technology 252 1999
6,273,888 Device and method for selectively preventing the locking of a shape-memory alloy coupling system 236 1999
6,293,949 Superelastic spinal stabilization system and method 501 2000
6,309,391 Multidirectional pivoting bone screw and fixation system 241 2000
6,402,749 Variable angle connection assembly for a spinal implant system 106 2000
6,485,491 Posterior fixation system 329 2000
6,520,962 Taper-locked adjustable connector 220 2000
6,761,719 Superelastic spinal stabilization system and method 215 2001
6,749,614 Formable orthopedic fixation system with cross linking 177 2001
6,783,527 Flexible spinal stabilization system and method 337 2001
7,048,736 Device for fixation of spinous processes 277 2002
2004/0111,088 Multi-rod bone attachment member 84 2002
2005/0131,405 Method and apparatus for replacing the function of facet joints 110 2003
2004/0230,192 Intervertebral linking device 125 2004
2004/0215,192 Superelastic spinal stabilization system and method 86 2004
2005/0277,922 Systems and methods for flexible spinal stabilization 224 2004
2006/0074,419 Spinal implants with multi-axial anchor assembly and methods 102 2004
2006/0084,980 Spinal implants and methods with extended multi-axial anchor assemblies 71 2004
2006/0149,238 Systems and methods for spinal stabilization with flexible elements 132 2005
2006/0229,607 Systems, kits and methods for treatment of the spinal column using elongate support members 88 2005
2006/0241,757 Intervertebral prosthetic device for spinal stabilization and method of manufacturing same 200 2005
2006/0241,594 Systems, devices and methods for stabilization of the spinal column 58 2005
2006/0241,595 Force limiting coupling assemblies for spinal implants 97 2005
2006/0084,989 Multi-axial anchor assemblies for spinal implants and methods 124 2005
2006/0247,623 Local delivery of an active agent from an orthopedic implant 234 2005
2006/0247,624 Orthopedic implant apparatus 98 2005
2006/0247,628 Spinal stabilization apparatus and method 48 2005
2006/0084,990 Dual anchor spinal implant apparatus 67 2005
2007/0005,062 Multi-directional spinal stabilization systems and methods 122 2005
2007/0005,063 Multi-level multi-functional spinal stabilization systems and methods 117 2005
2007/0043,358 Coupling assemblies for spinal implants 105 2005
2007/0123,861 Intervertebral prosthetic device for spinal stabilization and method of implanting same 138 2005
2006/0122,599 Flexible spinal stabilization system and method 82 2006
2007/0198,014 Articulating connecting member and anchor systems for spinal stabilization 132 2006
2007/0213,714 Surgical instruments and techniques for percutaneous placement of spinal stabilization elements 72 2006
2007/0233,068 Intervertebral prosthetic assembly for spinal stabilization and method of implanting same 202 2006
2007/0233,072 Modular fastener assemblies for spinal stabilization systems and methods 65 2006
2007/0270,819 Surgical instruments and techniques for controlling spinal motion segments with positioning of spinal stabilization elements 45 2006
2007/0270,836 Dynamic spinal stabilization members and methods 83 2006
2007/0270,837 Load bearing flexible spinal connecting element 93 2006
2007/0270,838 Dynamic spinal stabilization device with dampener 152 2006
2008/0021,459 Dynamic constructs for spinal stabilization 123 2006
2008/0021,461 Spinal stabilization and reconstruction with fusion rods 77 2006
2008/0065,079 Spinal Stabilization Devices and Methods of Use 123 2006
 
Prufer (1)
5,207,678 Pedicle screw and receiver member therefore 431 1992
 
YALE UNIVERSITY (2)
7,029,475 Spinal stabilization method 254 2004
2005/0288,670 Dynamic stabilization device including overhanging stabilizing member 201 2005
 
Johnson & Johnson Products, Inc. (1)
5,716,358 Directional bone fixation device 147 1994
 
INTEGRA OHIO, INC. (1)
5,928,233 Spinal fixation device with laterally attachable connectors 173 1997
 
PREMIA SPINE LTD. (1)
7,011,685 Spinal prostheses 267 2004
 
SPINEFRONTLER, L.L.S. (1)
2005/0234,454 Multi-axial screw with a spherical landing 94 2005
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (1)
5,628,740 Articulating toggle bolt bone screw 296 1995
 
ALTUS PARTNERS, LLC (2)
2006/0229,616 Spinal stabilization using bone anchor seat and cross coupling with improved locking feature 73 2006
2006/0235,389 Spinal stabilization using bone anchor and anchor seat with tangential locking feature 146 2006
 
AESCULAP, INC. (1)
6,945,974 Spinal stabilization implant and method of application 83 2003
 
AESCULAP AG (3)
5,360,429 Device for straightening, fixing, compressing, and elongating cervical vertebrae 167 1993
6,086,588 Osteosynthesis system for vertebra arthrodesis 184 1999
6,755,835 Bone screw 174 2002
 
N SPINE, INC. (1)
2005/0124,991 Method and apparatus for flexible fixation of a spine 202 2004
 
AESCULAP II, INC. (4)
6,010,503 Locking mechanism 345 1998
6,355,040 Locking mechanism 222 2000
6,740,086 Screw and rod fixation assembly and device 224 2002
2004/0162,560 Implant device including threaded locking mechanism 143 2003
 
MEDICREA TECHNOLOGIES (1)
2006/0229,606 Vertebral osteosynthesis equipment 49 2004
 
SENGUPTA, DILIP K, DR. (1)
* 7,632,292 Assembly for the stabilisation of vertebral bodies of the spine 39 2002
 
SPARTA, INC. (1)
6,273,914 Spinal implant 137 1997
 
ASAHI KOGAKU KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
5,716,359 Anchor and method for fixing a screw in bone 173 1996
 
SMITH & NEPHEW RICHARDS INC. (1)
5,690,633 Orthopedic fracture fixation device 114 1996
 
TRANS1 INC. (1)
2005/0113,929 Spinal mobility preservation apparatus 121 2004
 
SALUT, LTD. (2)
5,127,912 Sacral implant system 383 1990
6,458,131 Apparatus and method for reducing spinal deformity 202 2000
 
CROSS MEDICAL PRODUCTS, LLC (3)
5,360,431 Transpedicular screw system and method of use 509 1992
5,466,237 Variable locking stabilizer anchor seat and screw 444 1993
5,474,555 Spinal implant system 547 1994
 
SOIETE DE FABRICATION DE MATERIEL ORTHOPEDIQUE SOFAMOR (1)
4,641,636 Device for supporting the rachis 271 1984
 
Encore Medical Asset Corporation (1)
5,928,232 Spinal fixation system 163 1996
 
NEUROPRO TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
2008/0051,787 PERCUTANEOUS SYSTEM FOR DYNAMIC SPINAL STABILIZATION 128 2007
 
BIEDERMANN TECHNOLOGIES GMBH & CO. KG (11)
5,443,467 Bone screw 498 1994
6,471,705 Bone screw 263 2001
6,736,820 Bone screw 187 2001
7,018,378 Screw 167 2002
6,918,911 Bone anchoring device for stabilizing bone segments and seat part of a bone anchoring device 99 2003
2004/0225,289 Dynamic anchoring device and dynamic stabilization device for bones, in particular for vertebrae, with such an anchoring device 286 2004
2005/0203,518 Stabilization device for the dynamic stabilization of vertebrae or bones and rod like element for such a stabilization device 122 2005
2006/0129,147 Elastic element for the use in a stabilization device for bones and vertebrae and method for the manufacture of such elastic element 144 2005
2005/0267,472 Bone anchoring device for stabilising bone segments and seat part of a bone anchoring device 68 2005
2006/0084,995 Bone screw 88 2005
2006/0106,383 Bone screw 113 2005
 
MIRSON, BRIAN (1)
5,382,248 System and method for stabilizing bone segments 202 1992
 
PARADIGM SPINE (1)
5,645,599 Interspinal vertebral implant 726 1996
 
SCIENT'X SA (1)
2006/0084,978 Spinal fixation system and method 72 2004
 
LANX, INC. (2)
2006/0036,242 Screw and rod fixation system 132 2004
2007/0161,997 DYNAMIC SPINAL STABILIZATION 87 2006
 
ABDOU, SAMY (2)
2006/0229,615 Devices and methods for dynamic fixation of skeletal structure 162 2006
2007/0093,829 Devices and methods for inter-vertebral orthopedic device placement 55 2006
 
MEDICINELODGE, INC. DBA IMDS CO-INNOVATION (2)
6,565,605 Multiple facet joint replacement 337 2000
7,090,698 Method and apparatus for spine joint replacement 178 2002
 
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITY (8)
2006/0084,982 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 178 2004
2006/0084,983 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 285 2004
2006/0084,984 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 174 2004
2006/0084,985 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 304 2004
2006/0122,620 Systems and methods for stabilizing the motion or adjusting the position of the spine 259 2004
2006/0084,987 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 293 2005
2006/0085,069 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 295 2005
2006/0084,988 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 310 2005
 
MAYO FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (1)
7,060,066 Spinal fixation support device and methods of using 82 2002
 
CORIN SPINAL SYSTEMS LIMITED (1)
6,626,908 Pedicle attachment assembly 213 2001
 
HENRY FORD HOSPITAL (1)
4,611,580 Intervertebral body stabilization 137 1983
 
SHOWA IKA KOHGYO CO., LTD. (2)
6,832,999 Rod for cervical vertebra and connecting system thereof 100 2003
2004/0122,425 Rod fixing apparatus for vertebra connecting member 78 2003
 
Anova Corporation (1)
6,248,106 Cross-coupled vertebral stabilizers 256 2000
 
ALPHATEC SPINE, INC. (3)
5,611,800 Spinal fixation system 310 1994
5,549,607 Apparatus for spinal fixation system 224 1995
2004/0236,330 Variable angle spinal screw assembly 173 2004
 
KYOCERA CORPORATION (1)
6,660,005 Vertebra correcting and fixing device 89 2001
 
Custom Spine, Inc. (3)
2005/0192,571 Polyaxial pedicle screw assembly 126 2005
* 7,819,902 Medialised rod pedicle screw assembly 50 2005
2005/0192,572 Medialised rod pedicle screw assembly 95 2005
 
HADASIT MEDICAL RESEARCH SERVICES AND DEVELOPMENT LTD. (1)
2006/0282,073 Implant for treating idiopathic scoliosis and a method for using the same 74 2004
 
Societe PSI (1)
5,540,688 Intervertebral stabilization device incorporating dampers 482 1994
 
LEE, CHUN-TEK (1)
6,458,132 Spine supporting system 117 2001
 
GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC. (4)
6,986,771 Spine stabilization system 273 2003
2006/0004,357 Polyaxial screw 128 2004
2005/0228,385 Polyaxial screw 107 2005
2006/0129,149 Polyaxial screw 159 2005
 
SPINEFRONTIER LLS (2)
7,282,064 Apparatus and method for connecting spinal vertebrae 119 2003
2007/0250,061 SPINE FIXATION METHOD AND APPARATUS 119 2007
 
ARCROMED CORPORATION (1)
5,690,629 Apparatus for maintaining vertebrae of a spinal column in a desired spatial relationship 180 1996
 
SPINE WAVE, INC. (2)
2005/0143,737 Dynamic spinal stabilization system 233 2003
2005/0143,823 Dynamic spinal stabilization system 149 2003
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Patent Citation Ranking

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INTELLIGENT IMPLANT SYSTEMS, LLC (1)
9,044,273 Polyaxial plate rod system and surgical procedure 0 2014
 
Spartek Medical, Inc. (4)
8,568,451 Bone anchor for receiving a rod for stabilization and motion preservation spinal implantation system and method 0 2009
8,317,836 Bone anchor for receiving a rod for stabilization and motion preservation spinal implantation system and method 0 2009
8,430,916 Spinal rod connectors, methods of use, and spinal prosthesis incorporating spinal rod connectors 2 2012
8,394,127 Low profile spinal prosthesis incorporating a bone anchor having a deflectable post and a compound spinal rod 0 2012
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