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Novel Medical Device Patent Portfolio for Posterolateral Lumbar Disc Arthroplasty Offered for Sale by ICAP Patent Brokerage
Date:10/18/2011

CHICAGO, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ICAP Patent Brokerage, a division of ICAP plc and the world's largest intellectual property brokerage and patent auction firm, is offering for sale a novel medical device patent portfolio related to the burgeoning field of Posterolateral Lumbar Disc Arthroplasty (PLDA). The portfolio includes a family of patents that covers both the device and methods of implantation.

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Developed and patented by Rush E. Simonson, a well-known and respected spinal industry executive, the medical device portfolio presents a surgical method for replacing damaged fibrocartilage between vertebrae in a patient's spine.  A commercial prototype related to this portfolio can be reviewed by interested parties under a non-disclosure agreement.

"This is an approach and technique which allows the surgeon the freedom to choose the best treatment option, and the ability to retain many key anatomical structures in the lumbar spine," commented the inventor Simonson.

Key attributes of the patented technology include:

  • Maintain and re-tension of the ALL, the PLL, and the annulus
  • Maintain the supraspinous ligament and interspinous ligaments
  • Unload the facets
  • Works with or without facets
  • Allows for hyper mobile segment
  • Accommodates various disc heights and stages of degeneration
  • Offers axial dampening and stress shielding to adjacent levels

As stated by Cameron Gray, ICAP Patent Brokerage Senior Vice President, "This portfolio is a key asset as the field of PLDA evolves. Market research suggests PLDA may well develop into a billion dollar industry in coming years, especially given its projected penetration into spinal surgical proced
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