DePuy Spine received a patent for instruments within its expandable corpectomy spinal fusion cage, including an inserter/expander with a rapid expansion mechanism and a fine tuning expansion mechanism.
Lanx received a patent for the ASPEN MIS Fusion System technology for spinal fusion, which features proprietary spiked fixation plates designed to be rigidly affixed to the spinous process using streamlined surgical instrumentation.
Life Spine received a patent that encompasses its AILERON Posterior Fusion System, the fourth patent in its protection encapsulating interspinous process fixation devices.
Titan Spine received a patent that covers both solid metal and composite implant construction that consists of a combination of metal and polymer materials, such as polyetheretherketone, which protects its proprietary nanoFix Surface Technology and defends other areas of expertise.
TransCorp Spine received a patent for the SpinePort MIS Access System, which offers a proprietary channel guide that assists surgeons creating the 6mm surgical port for minimally invasive spinal decompressions and other procedures.
Warsaw Orthopedic has received two patents, one for vertebral implant containment device and methods of use and the other for an expandable device for insertion between anatomical structures and a procedure.
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