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1. (WO1993008745) LUMBOSACRAL FIXATION AND FUSION METHOD AND DEVICE
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Pub. No.: WO/1993/008745 International Application No.: PCT/US1992/009429
Publication Date: 13.05.1993 International Filing Date: 30.10.1992
Chapter 2 Demand Filed: 04.06.1993
IPC:
A61B 17/17 (2006.01) ,A61B 17/64 (2006.01) ,A61B 17/70 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17
Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
16
Osteoclasts; Drills or chisels for bones; Trepans
17
Guides for drills
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17
Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
56
Surgical instruments or methods for treatment of bones or joints; Devices specially adapted therefor
58
for osteosynthesis, e.g. bone plates, screws or the like
60
for external osteosynthesis, e.g. distractors or contractors
64
Devices extending alongside the bones to be positioned
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17
Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
56
Surgical instruments or methods for treatment of bones or joints; Devices specially adapted therefor
58
for osteosynthesis, e.g. bone plates, screws or the like
68
Internal fixation devices
70
Spinal positioners or stabilisers
Applicants:
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA [US/US]; 223 Grinter Hall Gainesville, FL 32611, US
Inventors:
MACMILLAN, Michael; US
Agent:
LAND, John ; Spensley Horn Jubas & Lubitz 1880 Century Park East Fifth Floor Los Angeles, CA 90067, US
Priority Data:
787,53704.11.1991US
Title (EN) LUMBOSACRAL FIXATION AND FUSION METHOD AND DEVICE
(FR) PROCEDE ET DISPOSITIF DE FUSION ET DE FIXATION LUMBOSACRAL
Abstract:
(EN) A method for percutaneously fixing and fusing the lumbosacral joint and a guide device for accurate placement of instrumentation to effect the fixation or fusion. The inventive method comprises placement of pins along bony canals leading bilateral of the spine from the pelvis to the S1 pedicles and then the vertebral body of L5.
(FR) L'invention concerne un procédé de fixation et de fusion percutanée de l'articulation lumbosacrale ainsi qu'un dispositif de guidage permettant de placer de manière précise un appareillage afin d'effectuer la fixation ou la fusion. Le procédé de l'invention consiste à placer des broches le long de canaux ménagés dans les eaux dans le sens bilatéral de la colonne vertébrale et partant du pelvis aux pédicelles S1 puis au corps vertebral de L5.
Designated States: CA, JP, KR
European Patent Office (EPO) (AT, BE, CH, DE, DK, ES, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, SE)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)