US Patent No: 8,162,992

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Spinal fusion with osteogenic material and migration barrier

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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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Patent Owner(s)

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WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC.WARSAW, IN1651

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McKay, William F Memphis, TN 351 4564

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WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. (4)
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DEPUY SPINE, INC. (2)
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DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, LLC (1)
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HOWMEDICA OSTEONICS CORP. (1)
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INTRINSIC THERAPEUTICS, INC. (1)
* 6,508,839 Devices and methods of vertebral disc augmentation 163 2000
 
STRYKER CORPORATION (1)
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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 186 2002
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SMITH & NEPHEW, INC. (1)
* 2010/0318,085 INTERNAL FIXATION DEVICES 0 2008
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