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9138330 Intervertebral spacer  
Disclosed is an assembly and method for implant installation between adjacent vertebral bodies of a patient. The implant has a support body and a rotatable insert therein and the support body is...
9039774 Anchoring device and system for an intervertebral implant, intervertebral implant and implantation instrument  
Various embodiments of intervertebral implants, anchoring devices for intervertebral implants, and implantation instrumentation are provided, along with various embodiments of methods for using...
9039768 Composite vertebral spacers and instrument  
An intervertebral fusion cage that is adapted to contain an inserter within its inner volume during insertion of the cage.
9039769 Intervertebral nucleus and annulus implants and method of use thereof  
The invention encompasses devices and methods for treating one or more damaged, diseased, or traumatized intervertebral discs to reduce or eliminate associated back pain. Specifically, the...
9039772 Image-based patient-specific medical spinal surgery method and spinal prosthesis  
The present invention relates to an image-based, patient-specific medical spinal surgery technique and to a spinal prosthesis used in the surgery, and particularly, to an image-based,...
9039776 Intervertebral-disc prosthesis  
The intervertebral disc prosthesis comprises first and second plates (3, 4) designed to be attached on one of the two vertebrae adjacent to the intervertebral disc to be replaced, and a...
9039771 Expandable fusion device and method of installation thereof  
The present invention provides an expandable fusion device capable of being installed inside an intervertebral disc space to maintain normal disc spacing and restore spinal stability, thereby...
9039766 Wave spring for a spinal implant  
A spinal implant includes a wave spring configured to surround a nucleus. The spring may be formed from a shape memory material. The implant may further include an artificial nucleus configured to...
9039773 Intervertebral implant facilitating unilateral placement, instruments and methods  
Implants, tools and methods for performing unilateral posterior lumbar interbody fusion are provided. An interbody implant includes a body having a top and bottom surface extending along a length...
9039775 Spinal fixation plates  
Spinal fixation plates for maintaining adjacent vertebrae in and fixed position are provided. In an exemplary embodiment, the plate includes opposed superior and inferior portions that are angled...
9039770 Apparatus for anterior intervertebral spinal fixation and fusion  
A spinal fixation device includes a housing and a plurality of blades. Each blade includes a body having a central opening configured to rotate on a shaft within the housing. Control openings on...
9034044 Bone infusion apparatus and methods for interbody grafts  
A bone infusion apparatus for interbody grafts includes a container; a retainer, the retainer including a recess for receiving therein bone graft material; and a lid including a plunger assembly....
9034045 Expandable intervertebral implant  
An implant for therapeutically separating bones of a joint has two endplates each having an opening through the endplate, and at least one ramped surface on a side opposite a bone engaging side. A...
9034042 Method of using an anti-growth matrix as a barrier for cell attachment and osteo-inductive factors  
The present invention generally relates to a method of using a matrix as a barrier for unwanted cell attachment and bone formation in unwanted areas of the human body during implant procedures....
9034043 Intervertebral implant and insertion instrument  
An intervertebral implant and associated insertion instrument. The intervertebral implant includes an instrument engagement interface including first and second channels extending along opposite...
9034046 Vertebral body replacement device and method for use to maintain a space between two vertebral bodies within a spine  
A vertebral body replacement device includes a body member and a central rod member having two threaded portions and configured to be operatively associated with the body member. The device also...
9028553 Self-pivoting spinal implant and associated instrumentation  
An intervertebral implant includes an insertion end, an opposing engagement end, and first and second opposed main surfaces configured to contact respective adjacent vertebral endplates. Each of...
9023107 Vertebral body replacement  
This invention concerns a vertebral body replacement element to be inserted into an intervertebral space, thus supporting the spinal column of a patient. The vertebral body replacement element has...
9023109 Implant for transforaminal intracorporeal fusion  
The invention relates to an implant for the transforaminal intracorporeal fusion of lumbar vertebral column segments. At least some sections of the surface areas that are in direct contact with...
9017412 Spinal interbody implant with bone screw retention  
A spinal interbody implant has a bone screw retention mechanism that prohibits bone screws from backing out after the bone screws are installed. A bone screw retention plate is received in a plate...
9017411 Spinal surgery apparatus and method  
A system for implementing an improved spinal fusion cage having a centrally-located fixation screwhole of diameter minimized to accommodate a variable-angle, intervertebral, cannulated fixation...
9017410 Artificial discs  
A four-component artificial intervertebral disc may provide six degrees of movement: flexion, extension, lateral bending, axial rotation, axial deflection, and anterior/posterior translation. The...
9017409 Spinal interbody spacer with semi-constrained screws  
An intervertebral implant system is disclosed which includes a spinal spacer for engagement between vertebrae and at least one semi-constrained bone screw assembly. The spinal spacer includes a...
9017413 Expanding implant for insertion between two regions of tissue and corresponding method  
A laterally deflectable asymmetric implant for implanting into a body may comprise a deflectable piece having distal and proximal ends and assuming a straightened insertion state. The backbone may...
9011543 Methods for augmenting or repairing intervertebral discs with allogenic/xenogenic implants  
Allogenic or xenogenic materials are used to provide intervertebral disc nucleus implants and/or annular plugs. The allogenic or xenogenic materials comprise natural disc annulus material, which...
9011541 Systems and techniques for restoring and maintaining intervertebral anatomy  
Techniques and systems for distracting a spinal disc space and supporting adjacent vertebrae are provided. Trial instruments are insertable into the disc space to determine a desired disc space...
9011545 Spinal intervertebral disk replacement material for nucleus pulposus and production method thereof  
The present invention is directed to a method for replacing a nucleus pulposus in an intervertebral disk, which method includes: providing a spinal intervertebral disk replacement...
9011544 Polyaryletherketone artificial intervertebral disc  
An intervertebral prosthesis for insertion between adjacent vertebrae, in one embodiment, includes upper and lower prosthesis plates and a movable core. The prosthesis plates and optionally the...
9011546 Composite implants having integration surfaces composed of a regular repeating pattern  
A composite interbody spinal implant including a body having a top surface, a bottom surface, opposing lateral sides, and opposing anterior and posterior portions; a first integration plate...
9011542 Intervertebral prosthesis endplate having double dome and surgical tools for implanting same  
An endplate for an intervertebral prosthesis includes a generally planar base plate, a first elevated region, or dome, within the base plate periphery, and a second elevated region, or dome,...
9005291 Orthopedic implant with adjustable angle between tissue contact surfaces  
An implant having a base with a first contact surface and a hinged element, hingedly interconnected with a first portion of the base, providing a second contact surface. The first portion of the...
9005294 Artificial disk for transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) and insertion assembly thereof  
An assembly for inserting an artificial disk is provided. The assembly includes an artificial disk, which includes a body which has a predetermined thickness to be inserted between vertebrae, and...
9005296 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...
9005292 Vertebral spacer  
A vertebral spacer includes a body having a top side, a bottom side, a front side, and a rear side. The top side is configured to be positioned adjacent to a first vertebra and the bottom side is...
9005293 Bi-directional fixating transvertebral body screws and posterior cervical and lumbar interarticulating joint calibrated stapling devices for spinal fusion  
A self-drilling bone fusion screw apparatus is disclosed which includes at least first and second sliding boxes. A first screw member having a tapered end and a threaded body is disposed within...
9005295 Low profile intervertebral implant  
The present invention is directed to a low profile intervertebral implant (10) for implantation in an intervertebral disc space (D) in-between adjacent vertebral bodies (V). The intervertebral...
8998992 Devices and methods for treating bone  
A device is disclosed for reducing a vertebral compression fracture, comprising a superior end plate and an inferior end plate disposed along a vertical axis. The superior end plate and the...
8998991 Six degree spine stabilization devices and methods  
An implant stabilizes two adjacent bones of a joint, while enabling a natural kinematic relative movement of the bones. Support components are connected to each bone of the joint, and a flexible...
8998989 Prosthetic intervertebral disc implants  
Prosthetic intervertebral discs and methods for using the same are described. The subject prosthetic discs include upper and lower endplates separated by a compressible core member. The prosthetic...
8998920 Insertion tool for inter-body vertebral prosthetic device with self-deploying screws  
An apparatus for inserting an intervertebral prosthesis within a spine of a mammal includes: a handle including a drive nut operating to produce rotational torque in response to user-input about a...
8998990 Intervertebral implant with keel  
An intervertebral implant component of an intervertebral implant includes an outer surface for engaging an adjacent vertebra and an inner surface. A keel extends from the outer surface and is...
8992617 Adjustable intervertebral implant  
An expandable intervertebral implant (10) includes a first member (20), a second member (40), and a collar operatively associated with the first and second members, wherein the collar includes a...
8992616 Modular lumbar interbody fixation systems and methods with reconstruction endplates  
Modular lumbar interbody fixation systems and methods with reconstruction endplates are provided. A representative system includes: a pair of engaging plates adapted to fit between and engage the...
8992620 Adjustable distraction cage with linked locking mechanisms  
A spinal implant which is configured to be deployed between adjacent vertebral bodies. The implant has at least one extendable support element with a retracted configuration to facilitate...
8992618 Intervertebral prosthesis or disk prosthesis  
An intervertebral prosthesis or disk prosthesis comprising a front side, a rear side, an upper side which can be placed on the base plate of vertebral body, a lower side which can be placed on the...
8992619 Microstructured implant surfaces  
An implantable device for treating disc degenerative disease and arthritis of the spine. The implant is sized for placement into an intravertebral disc space. The implant has a body with a...
8992622 Interbody spinal implant having a roughened surface topography  
An interbody spinal implant including a body having a top surface, a bottom surface, opposing lateral sides, opposing anterior and posterior portions, a substantially hollow center, and a single...
8992621 Expandable osteosynthesis cage  
An expandable osteosynthesis implant has branches (5) each connected at one end to a seat (7) which is pierced by an orifice (8), suitable for being slid from a posterior direction between the...
8986389 Expanding interbody implant and articulating inserter and method  
A device to space vertebral members with first and second members that may have at least one ramped section. The first and second members may be positioned in a vertically overlapping arrangement...
8986388 Surgical systems and methods for implanting deflectable implants  
Deflectable implants, systems and methods for implanting deflectable implants are disclosed. The deflectable implant (100) includes at least one sequence of segments (102), the sequence includes...