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8162946 Instrument for tensioning a flexible tie  
A surgical system for stabilizing at least a portion of a spine is provided. In at least one embodiment, the system comprises a spinal rod, an implant, and an instrument. The instrument comprises...
8142483 Flexible spinal stabilization system and method  
Devices, methods and systems for stabilizing at least a portion of the spinal column are provided. Devices include anchors and coupling members for engaging an elongate member. Systems include an...
8123749 Low profile spinal tethering systems  
Methods and devices for treating spinal deformities are provided. In one exemplary embodiment, a low-profile spinal anchoring device is provided for receiving a spinal fixation element, such as a...
8118841 Device for dynamic spinal fixation for correction of spinal deformities  
Embodiments described herein relate to a method and system for dynamic spinal fixation for the correction of spinal deformities, and more specifically pertains to a method and system permitting a...
8114135 Adjustable surgical cables and methods for treating spinal stenosis  
An apparatus includes a surgical cable, a coupling member and an adjustment mechanism. The surgical cable has a first end portion and a second end portion. The coupling member is coupled to the...
8057516 Spinal stabilization system with rigid and flexible elements  
A spinal stabilization system generally comprises first and second anchor members configured to be secured to first and second vertebrae within a patient's body, a flexible element secured to the...
8043345 Device and method for correcting a spinal deformity  
A method for correcting a spinal deformity is provided. A spinal implant for correcting a spinal deformity includes a multipoint connector that connects to at least one vertebra of a spine at a...
8029544 Spine stiffening device  
In various embodiments, a spinal stabilization system has a first and a second vertebral anchor each adapted to be coupled to one of a first and a second vertebrae. The system also includes a...
8029541 Methods and systems for laterally stabilized constraint of spinous processes  
A spinal implant for limiting flexion of the spine includes a tether structure for encircling adjacent spinal processes. Usually, a pair of compliance members will be provided as part of the...
8002805 Intervertebral implant  
The invention relates to an intervertebral implant comprising a spacer constituted by first and second parts (12, 14), said parts being provided with mutual assembly means comprising first...
7993375 Dynamic stabilization devices and methods  
A dynamic stabilization device includes end caps that define a bore for receiving a corresponding bone screw therethrough. A spacer is engaged between each end cap and a cable passes through each...
7959654 Vertebral fixing system  
The present invention relates to a vertebral fixing system adapted to be mounted on a vertebra of the spine to connect it to a rod. Said fixing system comprises: a connecting part adapted to face...
7947064 Stabilization system and method  
The disclosure relates to systems and methods of spinal stabilization. Embodiments include methods of delivering a rod having a non-circular cross-sectional profile using a wire having an...
7909037 Tethered airway implants and methods of using the same  
An airway implant device for maintaining and/or creating an opening in air passageways is disclosed. Methods of using the device are also disclosed. The airway implant device includes a deformable...
7886741 Methods and apparatus for vascular protection in spinal surgery  
Methods and apparatus provide for: coupling an elongate guide substantially at a first end to at least one vertebral body of a spinal column of a patient; and extending a second end of the guide...
7842072 Spinal fixation device with variable stiffness  
A device for spinal stabilization includes bone anchors, a metal cord, and a spacer. The materials of the cord and spacer are chosen to allow the physician to customize the stiffness of the...
7828826 Flexible spinal stabilization system and method  
Devices, methods and systems for stabilizing at least a portion of the spinal column are provided. Devices include anchors and coupling members for engaging an elongate member. Systems include an...
7815665 Adjustable spinal stabilization system  
An adjustable spinal stabilization system having a flexible connection unit for non-rigid stabilization of the spinal column. In one embodiment, the spinal stabilization system includes a flexible...
7811309 Dynamic spine stabilization device with travel-limiting functionality  
Spinal stabilization devices, systems and methods are provided that include a stabilization member including a first structural member that mounts to a pedicle screw, a second structural member...
7799060 Multi-directional spinal stabilization systems and methods  
Systems and methods for multi-directional stabilization of a spinal column segment are provided. The systems include one or more motion preserving constructs that are engaged to adjacent vertebrae...
7785352 Modular spinal fixation system  
A spinal fixation system having a modular construction to allow universal application to varying spine anatomy and load requirements of individual vertebral attachment members, while reducing...
7763053 Implant for correction of spinal deformity  
A device for correction of a spinal deformity. In one embodiment, the device includes a cable having a first end portion, and an opposite, second end portion attachable to a vertebra, and means...
7648521 System and method for minimally invasive spinal surgery  
A system for installing a cross member between first and second anchor members within a patient's body generally includes first and second docking members configured to be removably coupled to the...
7520887 Interspinous device for impeding the movements of two successive vertebrae, and method for making a pad designed for it  
An interspinous device for impeding the movements of two successive vertebrae (8, 9) of the spinal column. In some embodiments, the device includes two pads (2a, 2b; 11a, 11b; 20a, 20b) whose...
7481828 Vertebral fixing system  
The present invention relates to a vertebral fixing system adapted to be mounted on a vertebra of the spine to connect it to a rod. The fixing system comprises: a connecting part adapted to face...
7090675 System and method for bone fixation  
A system and method for maintaining positions of bones fixed or approximated relative to each other is provided that is ideal for minimizing interference with surrounding viscera in spinal column...
7008424 Percutaneous vertebral fusion system  
A method of repositioning or fixing a first vertebrae or portion of a first vertebrae comprising fixing a bone screw in the first vertebrae and a bone screw in a second vertebrae, where each bone...
6899713 Formable orthopedic fixation system  
An implantable inflatable orthopedic device is provided. The device comprises a flexible wall, defining an interior cavity, a reinforcing element exposed to the cavity, an inflation pathway in...
6755829 Lock cap anchor assembly for orthopaedic fixation  
An assembly such as an anchor screw, bone plate, offset hook, post, transverse connector or other spinal anchor for anchoring to bone and clamping a linkage such as a rod, wire cable or the like....
6749636 Contoured spinal fusion implants made of bone or a bone composite material  
An interbody spinal implant made of cortical bone or a bone composite adapted for placement across an intervertebral space formed across the height of a disc space between two adjacent vertebral...
6682533 Surgical cable system and method  
A surgical cable system and method for securing surgical cable around a portion of a human element (e.g., bone) are described. The surgical cable system may include a connector and a tensioner....
6669729 Apparatus and method for the replacement of posterior vertebral elements  
An orthopedic implantable device articulately connects a first spinal vertebra to an adjacent second spinal vertebra along the midline of the first and second vertebrae or along an axis medial to...
6641584 Hook cable for fixing atlantoaxial joint and system for fixing the same  
Hook cable including a hook for hooking to an arcus posterior in an atlanto. A cable which can freely bend is integrally provided in a base portion of the hook.
6626944 Interspinous prosthesis  
This prosthesis is made of a material which is mult-directionally flexible and elastic, and comprises an interspinous portion having a thickness slightly greater than the anatomical interspinous...
6572617 Vertebra implant  
A implant for a cervical vertebra comprises two branches adapted to extend respectively substantially along the two cervical laminae of a given cervical vertebra that have been spaced apart from...
6551320 Method and apparatus for correcting spinal deformity  
An apparatus (10) for correcting spinal deformity comprises at least one anchor (20) for implantation into a vertebral body (90). The anchor (20) includes a platform (24) having a first surface...
6547790 Orthopaedic rod/plate locking mechanisms and surgical methods  
An orthopaedic method and anchor assemblies for anchoring a linkage such as a rod or cable used for fixation or reduction. One assembly includes an anchor plate and a slotted anchor bolt that...
6514255 Sublaminar spinal fixation apparatus  
Devices, instrumentation, and surgical techniques are described for a more structured coupling of lamina to an alignment rod. A body having an aperture formed therethrough to receive the rod...
6391030 Surgical cable system and method  
A surgical cable system and method for securing surgical cable around a portion of a human element (e.g., bone) is described. The surgical cable system may include a connector and a tensioner. The...
6379358 Cervical correcting brace  
A cervical correction brace includes a pair of spaced upright bars each having a wavelike lower section and an inclined upper section. The upper sections extend upward and inward. A top crosspiece...
6358254 Method and implant for expanding a spinal canal  
The present invention expands a spinal canal by making two pedicle cuts (osteotomies) in a vertebra, separating each vertebral cut by inserting an implant into the cut which expands the spinal...
6325802 Spinal fixation element  
Spinal column fixation device, in the form of a pedicle screw, has an anchoring section meant for fixation into a bone, and an adjoining head section for attachment to a longitudinal support...
6312431 Vertebrae linking system  
A vertebrae linking system for restricting relative movement between adjacent vertebrae and promoting fusion of the adjacent vertebrae. The invention comprises a system for linking spinous...
6296643 Device for the correction of spinal deformities through vertebral body tethering without fusion  
A fusionless method of treating spinal deformities in the spine of a child or young adult involves attaching a tether to vertebral bodies on the convex side of the spine. Deformities are treated...
6290700 Device for stiffening and/or correcting a vertebral column or such like  
An apparatus for supporting and correcting a skeletal structure includes at least two anchoring elements for a connecting element. The connecting element includes an elongate tensioning element...
6277120 Cable-anchor system for spinal fixation  
A spinal-fixation system comprises a dual parallel bridging that runs along a posterior length of the spine and is anchored with cables looped through a dorsal corner of the spinal canals of...
6248106 Cross-coupled vertebral stabilizers  
Spinal stabilization mechanisms act to prevent lateral bending, extension, and rotation at the disc space. Two or more anchors at each vertebral level, and links at each level to both anchors at...
6146382 Occipito-cervical stabilization system and method  
A spinal fixation system and method for mechanically fusing a skull and a portion of a spine are described. In an embodiment, the fixation system includes a plate, connecting members for attaching...
6146386 Cable operated bone anchor compressor  
A cable operated bone anchor compressor and a method for thoracoscopically compressing bone anchors are disclosed. In procedures in which bone anchors, such as bone screws, are fixed to bone...
6086590 Cable connector for orthopaedic rod  
A connector for securing surgical cable or wire to an implantable surgical rod or the like. The connector comprises a connector body having an open space for receiving the surgical rod or similar...
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