US Patent No: 8,083,799 - Analytics, PDF, Full Text and PAIR Access

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Spinal implant

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A spinal implant for insertion in the intervertebral space is formed as a hollow cage, wedge shaped in profile, with a lesser height leading end for a low profile entry. The cage has two open sides with a plurality of angled teeth along opposite longitudinal edges for engaging the end plates of adjacent vertebrae when the cage is rotated into position. One portion of the angled teeth is angled toward an end of the cage and another portion of the angled teeth is angled away from that end to provide a lock preventing the cage from migrating ventrally or dorsally from the spine. Upon rotation, the leading end has a greater height than the trailing end. Opposing side walls of the cage include recesses to facilitate rotation of the cage and minimize stress on adjacent vertebrae.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
ATLAS SPINE, INC.JUPITER, FL27

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Baynham, Bret O Jupiter, FL 28 311
Baynham, G Clay Jupiter, FL 32 480
Baynham, Matthew G Jupiter, FL 61 650
Campbell, David R Jupiter, FL 53 520

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5,015,247 Threaded spinal implant 903 1988
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5,888,222 Intervertebral spacers 145 1997
6,224,595 Method for inserting a spinal implant 111 1998
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2007/0093,898 Transforaminal hybrid implant 42 2006
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ALPHATEC SPINE, INC. (9)
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6,258,094 Surgical apparatus driver device 51 1999
6,261,295 Cutting jig and guide for tome apparatus for spinal implant 54 1999
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2002/0032,483 Apparatus and method for spinal fusion using implanted devices 18 2001
6,800,093 Device for spinal fusion 77 2003
2003/0233,147 Device for spinal fusion 32 2003
 
BRANTIGAN, W. JOHN DR.( CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE) (5)
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4,878,915 Surgical prosthetic implant facilitating vertebral interbody fusion 706 1989
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5,425,772 Prosthetic implant for intervertebral spinal fusion 534 1993
 
HOWMEDICA OSTEONICS CORP. (5)
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5,645,598 Spinal fusion device with porous material 265 1996
6,102,948 Spinal fusion device 101 1997
6,267,763 Method and apparatus for spinal implant insertion 160 1999
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ZIMMER SPINE, INC. (3)
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UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA (2)
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ANOVA CORP. (1)
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ARTHROCARE CORPORATION (1)
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ASFORA IP, LLC (1)
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CO-LINGE AG (1)
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CORTEK SPINE, INC. (1)
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DEPUY SPINE, INC. (1)
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EBI, LLC (1)
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K2M, INC. (1)
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KENSEY NASH CORPORATION (1)
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LEE, CHOON SUNG (1)
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NUVASIVE, INC. (1)
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OSTEOTECH, INC. (1)
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PERUMALA CORPORATION (1)
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SCIENT'X (1)
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SHOWA IKA KOHGYO CO., LTD. (1)
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SPINAL ELEMENTS, INC. (1)
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SPINAL GENERATIONS, LLC (1)
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (8)
4,349,921 Intervertebral disc prosthesis 881 1980
5,665,122 Expandable intervertebral cage and surgical method 499 1995
6,090,143 Box cage for intervertebral body fusion 91 1998
6,080,158 Intervertebral fusion device 161 1999
6,159,245 Box cage for intervertebral body fusion 82 1999
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2007/0050,031 Spinal implant and implant inserter 4 2006

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