US20080039945A1 - Spine distraction implant and method - Google Patents

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US20080039945A1
US20080039945A1 US11/768,957 US76895707A US2008039945A1 US 20080039945 A1 US20080039945 A1 US 20080039945A1 US 76895707 A US76895707 A US 76895707A US 2008039945 A1 US2008039945 A1 US 2008039945A1
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James Zucherman
Ken Hsu
Charles Winslow
Henry Klyce
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Kyphon SARL
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Medtronic Spine LLC
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Priority to US08/778,093 priority Critical patent/US5836948A/en
Priority to US08/958,281 priority patent/US5860977A/en
Priority to US09/139,333 priority patent/US5876404A/en
Priority to US09/175,645 priority patent/US6068630A/en
Priority to US09/179,570 priority patent/US6048342A/en
Priority to US09/200,266 priority patent/US6183471B1/en
Priority to US09/474,037 priority patent/US6190387B1/en
Priority to US09/473,173 priority patent/US6235030B1/en
Priority to US09/579,039 priority patent/US6451019B1/en
Priority to US21998500P priority
Priority to US22002200P priority
Priority to US09/799,215 priority patent/US7101375B2/en
Priority to US09/799,470 priority patent/US6902566B2/en
Priority to US09/842,819 priority patent/US7201751B2/en
Priority to US30610101P priority
Priority to US30626301P priority
Priority to US32346701P priority
Priority to US09/981,859 priority patent/US6712819B2/en
Priority to US10/014,118 priority patent/US6695842B2/en
Priority to US10/037,236 priority patent/US20020143331A1/en
Priority to US10/747,534 priority patent/US20040153071A1/en
Priority to US10/770,372 priority patent/US7473268B2/en
Priority to US11/092,862 priority patent/US7621939B2/en
Priority to US11/806,527 priority patent/US20080039859A1/en
Priority to US11/806,529 priority patent/US20080215058A1/en
Application filed by Medtronic Spine LLC filed Critical Medtronic Spine LLC
Priority to US11/768,957 priority patent/US20080039945A1/en
Assigned to ST. FRANCIS MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. reassignment ST. FRANCIS MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ASSIGNMENT OF ASSIGNORS INTEREST (SEE DOCUMENT FOR DETAILS). Assignors: FLYNN, JOHN J., WINSLOW, CHARLES J., FALLIN, T. WADE, KLYCE, HENRY A., HSU, KEN Y., ZUCHERMAN, JAMES F.
Assigned to KYPHON INC. reassignment KYPHON INC. MERGER (SEE DOCUMENT FOR DETAILS). Assignors: ST. FRANCIS MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Publication of US20080039945A1 publication Critical patent/US20080039945A1/en
Assigned to MEDTRONIC SPINE LLC reassignment MEDTRONIC SPINE LLC CHANGE OF NAME (SEE DOCUMENT FOR DETAILS). Assignors: KYPHON INC
Assigned to KYPHON SARL reassignment KYPHON SARL ASSIGNMENT OF ASSIGNORS INTEREST (SEE DOCUMENT FOR DETAILS). Assignors: MEDTRONIC SPINE LLC
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