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1. WO2004066815 - SPINAL ROD APPROXIMATOR

Publication Number WO/2004/066815
Publication Date 12.08.2004
International Application No. PCT/US2004/001819
International Filing Date 23.01.2004
IPC
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
A61B 17/58 (2006.01)
CPC
A61B 17/7035
A61B 17/7091
Y10S 606/916
Applicants
  • DEPUY SPINE, INC. [US/US]; 325 Paramount Drive Raynham, MA 02767, US (AllExceptUS)
  • DUNBAR, William, L., Jr. [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
  • RYBICKI, Christopher, Ryan [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
  • BURGESS, Ian, C. [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
Inventors
  • DUNBAR, William, L., Jr.; US
  • RYBICKI, Christopher, Ryan; US
  • BURGESS, Ian, C.; US
Agents
  • JOHNSON, Philip, S. ; Johnson & Johnson 1 Johnson & Johnson Plaza New Brunswick, NJ 08933, US
Priority Data
10/761,03620.01.2004US
60/442,20824.01.2003US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) SPINAL ROD APPROXIMATOR
(FR) RAPPROCHEUR DE TIGE SPINALE
Abstract
(EN)
Spinal rod approximator for seating a stabilizing rod in a rod-receiving portion of a spinal implant and inserting closure mechanism is provided. In one embodiment, a spinal rod approximate is provided including a body with gripping branches, inserter shaft, threaded collar, and outer sleeve.
(FR)
L'invention concerne un rapprocheur de tige spinale qui sert à mettre en place une tige de stabilisation dans une partie réception de tige d'un implant rachidien, et à insérer un mécanisme de fermeture. Dans une forme de réalisation, un rapprocheur de tige spinale comprend un corps pourvu de branches de préhension, une tige d'insertion, une bague filetée et un manchon extérieur.
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