The U.S. Patent Office issued four additional patents to Providence Medical Technology (PMT). U.S. Patent Nos. 9,622,873; 9,622,791; 9,622,874 and 9,629,665 relate to DTRAX® and CAVUX® posterior cervical spinal fixation technologies.
These patents cover, among other things, posterior placement of an implant in a facet joint using a chisel and guide tube; placement of an implant in a facet joint using a forked guide tube; placement of implants of various configurations in a cervical facet joint and distraction of a facet joint after posterior placement of an implant in the facet joint.
PMT's issued patent portfolio now totals 35; the company has filed for ~40 other applications in the U.S. and ex-U.S. PMT's products include DTRAX, CAVUX and the recently-FDA-cleared ALLY™ line of bone and facet screws.
Sources: Providence Medical Technology, Inc.; ORTHOWORLD Inc.