US Patent No: 8,152,813

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Methods for treating fractured and/or diseased bone by introduction of different bone filling materials

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A percutaneous path is established into a selected bone, e.g., a vertebral body, having an interior volume occupied, at least in part, by cancellous bone. A first bone filling material is conveyed through the percutaneous path into a region of the cancellous bone. A second bone filling material is conveyed through the percutaneous path into the region. The second bone filling material is different than the first bone filling material.

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KYPHON SARLSUNNYVALE, CA302

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Basista, Joseph J Mountain View, CA 32 730
Boucher, Ryan P San Francisco, CA 115 2179
Follmer, Marialulu Santa Clara, CA 32 702
Layne, Richard W Sunnyvale, CA 64 1584
Osorio, Reynaldo A Daly City, CA 40 772
Talmadge, Karen D Palo Alto, CA 86 2610

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