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Inventor:
Michelson; Gary K.
Address:
Venice, CA
No. of patents:
204
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
RE37161 Anterior spinal instrumentation and method for implantation and revision May 1, 2001
A system and method for anterior fixation of the spine utilizes a cylindrical implant engaged in the intradiscal space at the cephalad and caudal ends of the construct. The implants are cylindrical fusion devices (10) filled with bone material to promote bone ingrowth and fusion of the
RE37005 Anterior spinal instrumentation and method for implantation and revision December 26, 2000
A system and method for anterior fixation of the spine utilizes a cylindrical implant engaged in the intradiscal space at the cephalad and caudal ends of the construct. The implants are cylindrical fusion devices (10) filled with bone material to promote bone ingrowth and fusion of the
D463560 End cap for a spinal implant September 24, 2002
D460189 Trailing end of a spinal implant July 9, 2002
D460188 End cap for a spinal implant July 9, 2002
D457242 Trailing end of a spinal implant May 14, 2002
D454953 End cap for a spinal implant March 26, 2002
D454197 Trailing end of a spinal implant March 5, 2002
D450122 End cap for a spinal implant November 6, 2001
D449692 Anterior cervical plate October 23, 2001
D442691 Trailing end of a spinal implant May 22, 2001
D440311 Anterior cervical plate April 10, 2001
D439340 End cap for a spinal implant March 20, 2001
D437055 Trailing end of a spinal implant January 30, 2001
D378409 Spinal fixation staple March 11, 1997
D377527 Artificial spinal infusion implant January 21, 1997
D377096 Interbody spinal implant December 31, 1996
D377095 Interbody spinal implant December 31, 1996
D377093 Spinal distractor December 31, 1996
D374283 Combined distractor and sleeve for inserting spinal implants October 1, 1996
D364462 Spinal fixation staple November 21, 1995
D359562 Adjustable surgical frame June 20, 1995
D358642 Gooseneck surgical instrument holder May 23, 1995
D325081 Spinal marking needle March 31, 1992
D324424 Spinal osteotome March 3, 1992
D319700 Spinal support chest bolster September 3, 1991
D319502 Surgical retractor frame August 27, 1991
D318629 Lumbar interbody gauge July 30, 1991
D318118 Medical instrument handle July 9, 1991
D318117 Curette July 9, 1991
D318116 Surgical elevator July 9, 1991
D318115 Surgical chisel July 9, 1991
D313651 Combined medical instruments case and sterilizer January 8, 1991
D312310 Microdiscectomy curette handle November 20, 1990
D312309 Lumbar interbody graft driver November 20, 1990
D312306 Suction retractor November 20, 1990
8579982 Spinal implant having deployable bone engaging projections November 12, 2013
Instrumentation is disclosed for inserting an interbody spinal fusion implant for implantation at least in part within and across the generally restored height of a disc space between two adjacent vertebral bodies of a human spine. The implant has an external housing and a substantially
8292957 Bone hemi-lumbar arcuate interbody spinal fusion implant having an asymmetrical leading end October 23, 2012
An interbody spinal implant is formed of cortical bone adapted for placement across an intervertebral space formed across the height of a disc space between two adjacent vertebral bodies. An asymmetrical leading end on the implant is adapted to sit upon the peripheral areas, such as
8262736 Radially expanding implants September 11, 2012
Orthopedic implants being at least in part radially expandable at one of the leading or trailing ends to expand both the height and at least a portion of the width of the implant, and instruments and methods for inserting the implants into an implantation space are disclosed.
8262708 Single-lock plating system September 11, 2012
The present invention is directed to (1) a plating system having multiple and single locking mechanisms for general skeletal use other than in the anterior cervical spine; (2) an orthopedic plating system that permits a pair of bone screws to be inserted into a bone in a crossed over
8172853 Instrumentation for creating an intervertebral space for receiving an implant May 8, 2012
A surgical instrument set for use in spinal surgery for forming a substantially quadrilateral space in the spine for implanting a spinal implant at least in part into and at least in part across a disc space between adjacent vertebral bodies and methods of use are disclosed. The inst
8167946 Implant with openings adapted to receive bone screws May 1, 2012
A spinal fusion implant for insertion between adjacent vertebral bodies has opposed upper and lower surfaces adapted to contact each of the adjacent vertebral bodies from within the disc space, a leading end for insertion between the adjacent vertebral bodies, and a trailing end oppo
8137403 Hemi-interbody spinal fusion implants manufactured from a major long bone ring March 20, 2012
An interbody spinal implant comprising cortical bone having a width less than one-half the width of the disc space into which it is adapted to be inserted. The implant has a leading end that is asymmetrical from side to side and/or includes a straight portion adapted to be used in si
8123788 Plating system having retaining member that permits movement of at least one bone fastener February 28, 2012
The present invention is directed to (1) a plating system having multiple and single locking mechanisms for general skeletal use other than in the anterior cervical spine; (2) an orthopedic plating system that permits a pair of bone screws to be inserted into a bone in a crossed over
8105383 Manufactured bone composite implant shaped to conform to a prepared implantation space January 31, 2012
The present invention is directed to a major long bone ring implant for insertion into an implantation space formed across a spinal disc between two adjacent vertebral bodies of the spine. The implantation space has a wall portion, lip, or ridge with a flat portion for abutting the leadi
8097034 Expandable arcuate interbody spinal fusion implant with two expanders January 17, 2012
An at least in part frusto-conical threaded interbody spinal fusion implant having an expandable height.
8066709 Distractor with opening November 29, 2011
An apparatus and method for placing adjacent vertebrae at a fixed distance and angular relationship relative to each other, fixing said vertebrae in said position by use of a milling block engaging each of said adjacent vertebrae and then using a milling means, the depth, length and
8066707 Method for preparing a space in bone to receive an insert November 29, 2011
A method is disclosed for preparing a space in bone of a human body to receive an insert at least in part therein. The method is performed with a device having a mid-longitudinal axis and a rotatable abrading element having an abrading surface. The method includes the steps of: activatin
8048076 Method for installation of anterior cervical plate system having vertebral body engaging anchors November 1, 2011
An anterior cervical plating system includes vertebral body engaging anchors coupled to a connecting plate in moveable relationship to vary the spacing between the anchoring points of the plating system to the vertebral bodies and to allow and/or cause intersegmental compression of v
8048075 Orthopedic implant with locking element November 1, 2011
The present invention is directed to (1) a plating system having multiple and single locking mechanisms for general skeletal use other than in the anterior cervical spine; (2) an orthopedic plating system that permits a pair of bone screws to be inserted into a bone in a crossed over
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