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1. (WO2006081421) INTERVERTEBRAL DISC REPLACEMENT AND SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS THEREFOR
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Pub. No.:    WO/2006/081421    International Application No.:    PCT/US2006/002930
Publication Date: 03.08.2006 International Filing Date: 27.01.2006
IPC:
A61B 17/16 (2006.01), A61B 17/17 (2006.01), A61F 2/46 (2006.01), G01B 11/25 (2006.01), A61G 13/10 (2006.01), A61G 13/00 (2006.01), A61B 17/02 (2006.01), A61B 19/00 (2006.01)
Applicants: NEXGEN SPINE, INC. [US/US]; 9 Whippany Road, Suite 11, Whippany, NJ 07981 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
LEE, Casey, K. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
MAKRIS, George [CY/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: LEE, Casey, K.; (US).
MAKRIS, George; (US)
Agent: SHAPIRO, Mitchell, W.; Miles & Stockbridge P.C., Suite 500, 1751 Pinnacle Road, McLean, VA 22102-3833 (US)
Priority Data:
60/647,002 27.01.2005 US
Title (EN) INTERVERTEBRAL DISC REPLACEMENT AND SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS THEREFOR
(FR) REMPLACEMENT DE DISQUE INTERVERTEBRAL ET INSTRUMENTS CHIRURGICAUX CORRESPONDANTS
Abstract: front page image
(EN)A suite of surgical tools for use in implantation, of an intervertebral disc prosthesis is provided. The surgical tools include an external alignment frame (EAF), an annulus incision guide (AIG), a depth gauge, a positioning/alignment block, a disc space distractor, an endplate drill guide (EDG), and a vertebral endplate cutter (VEC), any or all of which can be used by a surgeon in a procedure for preparing an implantation site by excising all or part of a degenerated intervertebral disc and implanting an intervertebral disc prosthesis in the site so prepared.
(FR)L'invention concerne un ensemble d'instruments chirurgicaux à utiliser pour les implantations de prothèse de disque intervertébral. On distingue les instruments suivants : cadre d'alignement externe, guide d'incision annulaire, jauge de profondeur, bloc de positionnement/d'alignement, extenseur d'espace intervertébral, guide de foret de plateau vertébral, et outil à découper un plateau vertébral, chacun des instruments et la totalité d'entre eux pouvant servir au chirurgien dans la préparation d'un site d'implantation, par excision de tout ou partie d'un disque intervertébral atteint de dégénérescence, et pour l'implantation d'une prothèse correspondante dans le site ainsi préparé.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, LY, MA, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, SY, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, YU, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, NL, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)