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US20120277862 NUCLEAR IMPLANT  
A process for nucleotomy of an intervertebral disk to create a nuclear space and a method for replacing a nucleus pulposus of an intervertebral disk after a nucleotomy are provided. The methods...
US20120109305 Intervertebral cage having flexibility  
An intervertebral cage having flexibility is provided wherein a housing itself has a plate spring form having proper elasticity. The housing can have a shape memory characteristic to obtain a...
US20120316647 DEVICE FOR EXPANDABLE SPINAL LAMINOPLASTY  
The invention relates to devices, implants, systems, techniques and methods for addressing certain conditions of the spine, including devices, implants, systems and methods for performing spinal...
US20130297026 CUSTOMIZED INTERVERTEBRAL PROSTHETIC DISC WITH SHOCK ABSORPTION  
A prosthesis system comprises plates that can be positioned against vertebrae and a selected resilient core that can be positioned between the plates to allow the plates to articulate. The...
US20130006357 SPINAL FUSION DEVICE  
A spinal fusion device is disclosed. The spinal fusion device includes a first endplate configured for fitting within a disc space and engaging with a first vertebra and a second endplate...
US20060235525 Composite structure for biomedical implants  
A surgical implant containing two opposing shells, a central body disposed between the shells, and a flexible sheath extending between edges of the opposing shells. The sheath is formed from a...
US20140350681 INTERVERTEBRAL DISC PROSTHESIS  
This prosthesis (1) includes two plates and an intermediate damping core (4) placed between both of these plates, this core (4) comprising a first shell (6) and a flexible element placed between...
US20080249627 Prosthetic Disc Device and Method for Intervertebral Disc Replacement  
An implant and method for insertion between two adjacent vertebrae includes an implant body having a leading end and a trailing end spaced apart by a longitudinal dimension of the implant, two...
US20150250604 Wave Spring for a Spinal Implant  
A spinal implant includes a coiled wave spring configured to surround a nucleus. The wave spring is formed with at least one wire having a sinusoidal shape and made of a shape memory material. The...
US20070225810 FLEXIBLE CAGE SPINAL IMPLANT  
A implant is provided for placement in a space between boney structures. The implant may comprise a flexible section. The flexible section may be either the anterior side or the posterior side of...
US20130184823 Modular Nucleus Pulposus Prosthesis  
A modular nucleus pulposus prosthesis comprising at least two generally mirror image complimentary disc segments combined to form a generally discoid endoprosthetic disc and to associated tools...
US20110160859 DYNAMIC SIX-DEGREES-OF-FREEDOM INTERVERTEBRAL SPINAL DISC PROSTHESIS  
The subject invention provides a modular six-degrees-of-freedom spatial mechanism for spinal disc prosthesis, with up to three rotational and up to three translational degrees-of-freedom within...
US20050125063 Dynamic intervertebral implant  
The implant includes two side walls resting against the vertebral end-plates and an intermediate wall joining the supporting walls. The implant can be deformed for insertion between the vertebrae...
US20060116767 Implant Used in Procedures for Stiffening the Vertebral Column  
The invention concerns an implant in the form of a compression resistant hollow body (1), used in procedures for stiffening the vertebral column (2). The hollow body (1) includes two open...
US20060235523 Implant having a sheath with a motion-limiting attribute  
A surgical implant containing two opposing shells, a central body disposed between the shells, and a flexible sheath extending between edges of the opposing shells. The sheath provides for...
US20050154463 Spinal nucleus replacement implants and methods  
Improved nucleus pulposus implants are provided to better accommodate the disc nucleus space, to provide a modified compressive modulus, to facilitate positioning, to enhance fixation, and to...
US20050065610 Rotating, locking, spring-loaded artificial disk  
A rotating, locking, spring-loaded disk implant for stabilizing adjacent vertebrae. The implant is substantially rectangular in cross-sectional shape with minimal height and maximal width. The...
US20070016301 Multi-axial interbody spacer device  
An interbody spacer for implantation into the intervertebral space between adjacent vertebrae of a patient's spinal column. The interbody spacer is a monolithic body having a predetermined slot...
US20060235388 Pedicular tunneling for decompression and support  
A system for augmenting a spinal joint comprises a first flexible stabilizing device adapted to extend through a pedicle of a first vertebra, at least a portion of a vertebral body of the first...
US20120330417 TAPERED ARCUATE INTERVERTEBRAL IMPLANT  
An intervertebral implant can include: a tapered arcuate shape. The implant can include a solid non-elastic portion. The implant can include an implant-suitable material. The implant can be at...
US20080161924 UNIVERSAL JOINT TOTAL DISC REPLACEMENT  
A vertebral disc replacement includes superior and inferior end plates separated by a leaf spring. The leaf spring includes two opposed legs that extend from a floating intermediate portion of the...
US20080140202 Energy-Storing Spinal Implants and Methods of Use  
An implant for insertion between vertebral bodies in a patient includes a flexible tether that is coupled between fasteners attached to the vertebral bodies. An energy storing device may be...
US20070179617 PROSTHETIC WIDE RANGE MOTION FACETS AND METHODS OF FABRICATING SAME  
Facet joint prosthetics have a thin substantially elastomeric body configured to allow movement between adjacent facet joint bones. The facet joint includes bone, cartilage, synovial tissue, and...
US20090112326 IN SITU ADJUSTABLE DYNAMIC INTERVERTEBRAL IMPLANT  
A system for forming a spinal prosthesis in situ within an intervertebral space located between first and second adjacent vertebrae includes at least one mold having at least one internal...
US20070093904 Implant with one piece swivel joint  
An implant for permanent or temporary introduction into the human or animal body includes a base body for connecting spaced body parts and/or other implant components, said implant having a load...
US20070203580 Intervertebral filling  
An intervertebral filling includes a supporting body, a buffer layer covering the supporting body and at least two positioning pins, each positioning pin has a sharp end exposed out of the...
US20070233222 Split sheath deployment system  
A device for delivering and deploying a radially expandable prosthesis is disclosed and comprises a proximal prosthesis release mechanism having a first resistance and a distal prosthesis release...
US20090048676 SPINE SURGERY METHOD AND MOTION PRESERVING IMPLANT  
A spinal implant may be deployable, when positioned within a vertebral space between a pair of vertebral bodies, from a first laterally non-expanded condition to a second laterally expanded...
US20070106298 Invertebral implant with two shapes  
The invention concerns an intervertebral implant that includes a spacer designed firstly to assume an implantation shape in which the spacer has two opposed channels (3, 4) bordered by retaining...
US20070282448 Inter-Vertebral Disc Motion Devices and Methods of Use  
A mobile device is adapted to at least partially replace the motion characteristics of a natural inter-vertebral disc positioned in a disc space. In an embodiment, a receptacle is coupled to the...
US20070129806 Space holder for vertebrae or intervertebral discs  
The present invention concerns a space holder, especially for vertebrae or intervertebral discs for implantation into human or animal organisms, having a cylinder-like body (1) and, at the ends of...
US20070168032 Flexible vertebral implant  
A vertebral implant for replacing a biological disk includes a top and bottom plate. The implant further includes flexible coupling that couples together the plates while allowing the same degree...
US20060190083 Elastomeric spinal disc nucleus replacement  
A spinal disc nucleus replacement including an elastomeric sheath (12) assembled around a rod (14), a portion of the sheath being arranged for sliding along the rod, and a sheath compactor (18)...
US20070135814 Facet spacer  
Devices for insertion within a facet joint formed between adjacent vertebral members. The devices include an intermediate section sized to fit within the facet joint. The devices may also include...
US20090240333 Motion Preserving Artificial Intervertebral Disc Device  
A motion preserving implant having first and second bearing members and a biasing member disposed therebetween operable to provide resistance to the translation of the bodies with respect to one...
US20080262620 SPRING MEMBER FOR ARTIFICIAL INTERVERTEBRAL DISC AND METHOD OF INSERTING DISC  
A spring member for an artificial intervertebral disc includes a substantially annular body including an axially extended bore therethrough defining a passageway. A seat extends radially inward...
US20080004702 SPINAL IMPLANTS WITH COOPERATING ANCHORING SUTURES  
Spinal implant devices include: (a) a spinal implant; and (b) at least on suture extending through a bone tunnel and attached to the spinal implant to fixate the spinal implant in the body.
US20070233261 Artificial Disc Replacement Using Posterior Approach  
Methods and devices are provided for replacing a spinal disc. In an exemplary embodiment, artificial disc replacements and methods are provided wherein at least a portion of a disc replacement can...
US20070032873 Total artificial intervertebral disc  
An artificial intervertebral disc that uses two orthogonally-oriented cushions, one with a greater height than width and the other with a greater width than height, comprised of a resilient...
US20070179616 Posterior joint replacement device  
A prosthetic device for posterior placement in an intervertebral space defined between an upper vertebrae and a lower vertebrae may include an upper articular portion configured to be at least...
US20050222683 Shape memory alloy disc replacement device  
A disc replacement device, such as for replacing a spinal disc between two vertebral bodies of the spine. The disc replacement device comprises an upper shell, a lower shell, and a plurality of...
US20060069436 Trial disk implant  
A trial intervertebral disk implant includes a first plate, a second plate, adjacent to the first plate, a conformable layer between the first and the second plates, and a pressure sensor within...
US20060089720 Dynamic spinal implant or joint replacement  
Provided is an implant comprising: a platform; a deformable pad affixed to the platform and adapted to seat two or more bearings; and the two or more bearings. The deformable pad can have a number...
US20060241769 Artificial functional spinal implant unit system and method for use  
A stabilization system for a human spine is provided comprising at least one dynamic interbody device and at least two dynamic posterior stabilization systems. The dynamic posterior stabilization...
US20060195191 Modular disc device  
The disclosure generally relates to a modular disc that is insertable by sections into a disc space located between vertebral bodies. The primary segments of the modular disc are one or more...
US20080027547 Prosthetic device for spinal joint reconstruction  
A prosthetic device for placement in an intervertebral space defined between an upper vertebra and a lower vertebra to provide articulating motion to the upper and lower vertebrae. The prosthetic...
US20090270992 ARTIFICIAL INTERVERTEBRAL DISC IMPLANT  
The invention relates to an artificial intervertebral disc for placement between adjacent vertebrae. The artificial intervertebral disc is preferably designed to restore disc height and natural...
US20060136060 Posterior vertebral support assembly  
The invention concerns an assembly (1) comprising an interspinous wedge (5) configured to be inserted between the spinous processes (9) of two vertebrae (2) to be treated, whereof at least one...
US20060052873 Implant for surgical use in humans or vertebrates  
A process for the production of an implant and to an implant for surgical use in humans or vertebrates, in particular for the replacement, for the partial replacement or for the strengthening of a...
US20060149382 Spinal disc prosthesis apparatus and placement method  
A spinal disc prosthesis and method of placing a spinal disc prosthesis between adjacent vertebrae are provided. The inventive spinal disc prosthesis can comprise one or more solid, compressible...

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