US20080269795A1 - Systems and methods for treating bone using expandable bodies - Google Patents

Systems and methods for treating bone using expandable bodies Download PDF

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US20080269795A1
US20080269795A1 US11/977,522 US97752207A US2008269795A1 US 20080269795 A1 US20080269795 A1 US 20080269795A1 US 97752207 A US97752207 A US 97752207A US 2008269795 A1 US2008269795 A1 US 2008269795A1
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Mark A. Reiley
Arie Scholten
Karen D. Talmadge
Robert M. Scribner
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Priority to US08/659,678 priority patent/US5827289A/en
Priority to US08/871,114 priority patent/US6248110B1/en
Priority to US09/754,451 priority patent/US6899719B2/en
Priority to US10/958,600 priority patent/US20050119662A1/en
Priority to US11/528,163 priority patent/US20070060941A1/en
Priority to US11/977,522 priority patent/US20080269795A1/en
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