Variable height vertebral body replacement implant

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8152852
APP PUB NO 20090138083A1
SERIAL NO

12317206

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Abstract

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A variable height vertebral body replacement implant used in corpectomy surgery to provide support in place of a removed or damaged vertebrae, and contain and compact bone graft material.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
The University of ToledoTOLEDO, OH149

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Biyani, Ashok Sylvania, US 21 285

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (8)
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* 6063121 Vertebral body prosthesis 437 1998
* 6214050 Expandable implant for inter-bone stabilization and adapted to extrude osteogenic material, and a method of stabilizing bones while extruding osteogenic material 191 1999
* 6395034 Intervertebral disc prosthesis 272 1999
* 6730088 Device for fixing spinal column under treatment 92 2002
* 7311733 Vertebral body placeholder 12 2003
* 2004/0153,160 Implant for vertebral replacement and restoration of the normal spinal curvature 85 2003
* 2009/0005,874 Compressible, rotatable, and tiltable hydraulic spinal disc prosthesis system with selectable modular components 29 2008
 
BLACKSTONE MEDICAL, INC. (1)
* 6960232 Artificial intervertebral disc 39 2003
 
SDGI HOLDINGS, INC. (2)
* 5776197 Adjustable vertebral body replacement 154 1996
* 5776198 Adjustable vertebral body replacement 207 1997
 
KYPHON SARL (1)
* 2010/0010,633 Deployable Arc Fusion Cage and Methods Associated Therewith 13 2008
 
AESCULAP AG & CO. KG (1)
* 2005/0060,036 Spinal column implant 102 2004
 
ZIMMER GMBH (1)
* 6193756 Tubular support body for bridging two vertebrae 206 1998
 
HOWMEDICA OSTEONICS CORP. (1)
* 6190414 Apparatus for fusion of adjacent bone structures 568 1996
 
Sofamor S.N.C. (1)
* 6436140 Expandable interbody fusion cage and method for insertion 296 2001
 
Osman, Said G. (1)
* 7645295 Method for postoperatively compressing a bone graft 12 2005
 
STRYKER SPINE (3)
* 6866682 Distractable corpectomy device 130 1999
* 7648529 Telescoping spinal implant 15 2004
* 2005/0113,921 Distractable corpectomy device 51 2004
 
AMENDIA, INC. (1)
* 7871441 Cervical fixation device 23 2007
 
THIRD MILLENNIUM ENGINEERING, LLC (1)
* 5989291 Intervertebral spacer device 284 1998
 
MOVDICE HOLDING, INC. (4)
* 6648917 Adjustable bone fusion implant and method 309 2001
* 6562074 Adjustable bone fusion implant and method 410 2002
* 6852129 Adjustable bone fusion implant and method 273 2003
* 6863673 Methods for adjustable bone fusion implants 328 2003
 
BIEDERMANN TECHNOLOGIES GMBH & CO. KG (3)
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* 2004/0049,271 Spacer having a variable axial length 170 2003
* 7828846 Space keeper for vertebrae or intervertebral disks 4 2003
 
CERVITECH, INC. (1)
* 2010/0191,334 INTERVERTEBRAL PROSTHESIS WITH SELF-TAPPING FIXING PROJECTIONS 26 2010
 
Atlas Spine, Inc. (1)
* 2007/0270,968 PLIF OPPOSING WEDGE RAMP 142 2007
 
DARRELL C. BRETT, M.D., P.C. (1)
* 6126689 Collapsible and expandable interbody fusion device 433 1999
 
TPL - KILIAN KRAUS (1)
* 7909870 Height-adjustable spinal implant and operating instrument for the implant 27 2006
 
STOUT MEDICAL GROUP, L.P. (2)
* 2010/0082,109 EXPANDABLE INTERVERTEBRAL IMPLANT 121 2009
* 2010/0211,176 FIXATION DEVICE AND METHOD 120 2010
 
SPINAL GENERATIONS, LLC (4)
* 7819922 Vertebral prosthesis 15 2003
* 2005/0085,910 Vertebral prosthesis 66 2003
* 7883543 Vertebral prosthesis and spinal fixation system 10 2004
* 2006/0074,490 Vertebral prosthesis and spinal fixation system 28 2004
 
FLEXUSPINE (1)
* 7753958 Expandable intervertebral implant 130 2005
 
SCIENT'X (1)
* 7819920 Vertebral replacement and distraction device for placing said implant 10 2004
 
MIDAS REX, L.P. (1)
* 5236460 Vertebral body prosthesis 423 1991
 
WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. (13)
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* 6454807 Articulated expandable spinal fusion cage system 210 2000
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* 2006/0069,442 Expandable push-in orthopedic implant 37 2005
* 7674294 End device for a vertebral implant 5 2005
* 7575601 Locking expandable implant and method 20 2006
* 7794501 Expandable intervertebral spacers and methods of use 56 2006
* 7879096 Centrally driven expandable implant 13 2006
* 7914581 Expandable implant, instrument, and method 18 2006
* 2007/0255,407 Self-contained expandable implant and method 34 2006
* 7708779 Expandable intervertebral spacers and methods of use 52 2006
* 2008/0167,718 Active Vertebral Prosthetic Device 8 2007
* 2010/0016,971 Adjustable Spinal Implant 5 2009
 
ULRICH GMBH & CO. KG (3)
* 6190413 Vertebral implant 205 1999
* 6752832 Vertebral implant and setting tool therefor 246 2001
* 6805714 Anchorable vertebral implant 172 2002
 
SYNTHES USA, LLC (7)
* 6176881 Telescopic vertebral prosthesis 212 1999
* 6660038 Skeletal reconstruction cages 161 2001
* 6524341 Telescopic vertebral prosthesis 102 2001
* 7014659 Skeletal reconstruction cages 41 2003
* 2006/0058,877 Intervertebral implant 36 2005
* 7641693 Intervertebral implant 88 2005
* 2006/0100,710 Intervertebral implant 48 2005
 
DEPUY SPINE, INC. (1)
* 7867279 Intervertebral disc prosthesis 6 2006
 
EAST COAST MEDICAL & DENTAL DEVICES, INC. (1)
* 6454806 Spinal surgical prosthesis 339 1999
 
PHOENIX BIOMEDICAL CORPORATION (1)
* 6436142 System for stabilizing the vertebral column including deployment instruments and variable expansion inserts therefor 222 1999
 
THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (1)
* 6893464 Method and apparatus for providing an expandable spinal fusion cage 138 2002
 
U. S. SPINAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. (1)
* 2009/0210,061 ANTERIOR LUMBAR INTERBODY FUSION CAGE DEVICE AND ASSOCIATED METHOD 29 2009
 
THOMSON LICENSING (1)
* 6616695 Implant for replacing a vertebra 87 2000
 
THEKEN SPINE, LLC (2)
* 7544208 Adjustable corpectomy apparatus 48 2005
* 7763076 Artificial disc prosthesis 12 2006
 
EDEN SPINE EUROPE SA (1)
* 2008/0004,705 Vertebral replacement device 21 2007
 
ARTIFEX LTD. (1)
* 5865848 Dynamic intervertebral spacer and method of use 495 1997
 
Alphatec Ltd. (1)
* 5290312 Artificial vertebral body 472 1991
 
AESCULAP IMPLANT SYSTEMS, LLC (1)
* 2009/0112,325 FOOTPLATE MEMBER AND A METHOD FOR USE IN A VERTEBRAL BODY REPLACEMENT DEVICE 25 2007
 
STRYKER EUROPEAN HOLDINGS I, LLC (2)
* 6106557 Reconstruction system for vertebra 218 1999
* 6375683 Implant in particular for replacing a vertebral body in surgery of the spine 165 2000
 
ZIMMER SPINE S.A.S. (1)
* 7887596 Distractible intervertebral implant 8 2007
 
BIEDERMANN MOTECH GMBH & CO. KG (1)
* 6176882 Intervertebral implant 450 1999
 
ZIMMER SPINE, INC. (3)
* 6641614 Multi-variable-height fusion device 324 1998
* 6419705 Expandable fusion device and method 267 1999
* 6830589 Expandable fusion device and method 178 2002
 
GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC. (3)
* 2005/0043,800 Prosthetic spinal disc replacement 161 2004
* 7674296 Expandable vertebral prosthesis 65 2005
* 2007/0191,954 Expandable Vertebral Prosthesis 69 2006
 
SpineCore, Inc. (2)
* 6764515 Intervertebral spacer device utilizing a spirally slotted belleville washer and a rotational mounting 108 2002
* 2008/0306,594 Artificial intervertebral disc having a bored semispherical bearing with a compression locking post and retaining caps 1 2008
 
SPINE WAVE, INC. (1)
* 2008/0300,598 Expandable Interbody Fusion Device 120 2007
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
STOUT MEDICAL GROUP, LLC (1)
9622876 Expandable support device and method of use 0 2013
 
K2M, INC. (2)
9393130 Adjustable implant and insertion tool 0 2014
9566167 Expandable spinal implant 0 2014
 
GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC. (1)
* 9492283 Expandable spacer and method of use thereof 0 2012
 
NUVASIVE, INC. (1)
9700425 Vertebral body replacement and insertion methods 0 2012
 
WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. (7)
* 8480738 Implant with nested members and methods of use 1 2010
* 2010/0198,352 Implant with Nested Members and Methods of Use 7 2010
* 8740980 Expandable medical implant 7 2011
* 2012/0197,403 EXPANDABLE MEDICAL IMPLANT 17 2011
9144503 Expandable spinal implant system and method 1 2012
9681961 Surgical instrument system and method 0 2014
9655738 Expandable spinal implant system and method 0 2015
 
Pinnacle Spine Group, LLC (3)
9380932 Retractor devices for minimally invasive access to the spine 1 2012
9649203 Methods of post-filling an intervertebral implant 0 2015
9216096 Intervertebral implants and related tools 2 2015
* Cited By Examiner

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