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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ORTHOPHOENIX, LLCDALLAS, TX67

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Basista, Joseph J Mountain View, US 24 1220
Boucher, Ryan P San Francisco, US 76 3704
Follmer, Marialulu Santa Clara, US 24 1214
Layne, Richard W Palo Alto, US 49 2627
Osorio, Reynaldo A Daly City, US 29 1334
Talmadge, Karen D Palo Alto, US 66 4299

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