Spinal fusion with osteogenic material and migration barrier

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8162992
APP PUB NO 20060247783A1
SERIAL NO

11120152

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Described are interbody spinal fusion methods, and kits useful therefor, in which a barrier material is interposed between an osteogenic material and an opening in the disc annulus providing access to the interbody space, wherein the barrier material is effective to inhibit migration of the osteogenic substance to the opening.

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WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC.WARSAW, IN1894

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McKay, William F Memphis, US 276 7429

Cited Art Landscape

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DEPUY SPINE, INC. (2)
* 2005/0070,900 Vertebral fusion device and method for using same 44 2003
2004/0225,360 Devices and methods for facilitating controlled bone growth or repair 107 2004
 
STRYKER CORPORATION (1)
* 2001/0016,646 OSTEOGENIC DEVICES AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF FOR REPAIR OF ENDOCHONDRAL BONE, OSTEOCHONDRAL AND CHONDRAL DEFECTS 36 1998
 
THOMAS, JAMES C., JR. (1)
* 2003/0074,075 Expandable implant for partial disc replacement and reinforcement of a disc partially removed in a discectomy and for reduction and maintenance of alignment of cancellous bone fractures and methods and apparatuses for same 263 2002
 
HOWMEDICA OSTEONICS CORP. (1)
* 6126688 Apparatus for fusion of adjacent bone structures 46 1998
 
Intrinsic Therapeutics, Inc. (1)
* 6508839 Devices and methods of vertebral disc augmentation 225 2000
 
DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
* 2004/0230,309 In-situ formed intervertebral fusion device and method 268 2004
 
WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. (4)
* 5782830 Implant insertion device 429 1996
* 6033438 Open intervertebral spacer 252 1997
* 2002/0026,244 Intervertebral disc nucleus implants and methods 258 2001
* 2002/0173,851 Intervertebral disc treatment devices and methods 93 2002
* Cited By Examiner

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
9532884 Laterally deflectable implant 0 2014
 
SMITH & NEPHEW, INC. (1)
* 2010/0318,085 INTERNAL FIXATION DEVICES 7 2008
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