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Patent: 7,981,156

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Summary for Patent: 7,981,156
Title:Bone grafts
Abstract: Spinal spacers 20 are provided for fusion of a motion segment. The spacers include a load bearing member 21 having a wall 22 sized for engagement within a space between adjacent vertebrae to maintain the space and an effective amount of an osteogenic composition to stimulate osteoinduction. The osteogenic composition includes a substantially pure osteogenic factor in a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier. In one embodiment the load bearing member includes a bone graft impregnated in an osteogenic composition. In another embodiment, the osteogenic composition 30 is packed within a chamber 25 defined in the graft. Any suitable configuration of a bone graft is contemplated, including bone dowels, D-shaped spacers and cortical rings.
Inventor(s): Pafford; John (Germantown, TN), Boyd; Lawrence M. (Memphis, TN), McKay; William F. (Memphis, TN), Ray, III; Eddie F. (Cordova, TN), Van Hoeck; James E. (Cordova, TN)
Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc. (Warsaw, IN)
Application Number:10/781,058
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 7,981,156

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Number Approval Date Patent No. Assignee Estimated Patent Expiration Status Orphan Source
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. ZOSTAVAX zoster vaccine live INJECTION, POWDER, LYOPHILIZED, FOR SUSPENSION 125123 001 2006-05-25   Start Trial Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc. (Warsaw, IN) 2015-10-16 search
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. ZOSTAVAX zoster vaccine live INJECTION, POWDER, LYOPHILIZED, FOR SUSPENSION 125123 1 2006-05-25   Start Trial Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc. (Warsaw, IN) 2015-10-16 search
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