Apparatus and kit for distraction of tissue surfaces

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8075623
APP PUB NO 20110009971A1
SERIAL NO

12858978

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An apparatus and method for distracting, in a given direction, and supporting two tissue surfaces. A plurality of wafers are consecutively inserted between the two tissue surfaces to create a column of wafers. The column of wafers is oriented between the tissue surfaces so as to expand in the given direction as the wafers are consecutively added to the column.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
SPINE WAVE, INC.SHELTON, CT155

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Johnson, Wesley D Eden Prarie, US 37 2290
Kieval, Robert Medina, US 22 1500
Lipschultz, Tyler New Canaan, US 27 2134
Wales, Larry Maplewood, US 24 2075

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MAZOR ROBOTICS LTD. (2)
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