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1. (WO2007120903) PERCUTANEOUS FACET FUSION SYSTEM AND METHOD
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Pub. No.: WO/2007/120903 International Application No.: PCT/US2007/009343
Publication Date: 25.10.2007 International Filing Date: 16.04.2007
IPC:
A61B 17/56 (2006.01)
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
Applicants:
ZIOLO, Tara [CA/US]; US (UsOnly)
LOVELL, John [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
GANNOE, James, R. [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
BLACKSTONE MEDICAL, INC. [US/US]; 90 Brookdale Drive Springfield, MA 01104, US (AllExceptUS)
Inventors:
ZIOLO, Tara; US
LOVELL, John; US
GANNOE, James, R.; US
Agent:
GIACCIO, Anthony; Kenyon & Kenyon LLP One Broadway New York, NY 10004-1050, US
Priority Data:
60/744,87114.04.2006US
Title (EN) PERCUTANEOUS FACET FUSION SYSTEM AND METHOD
(FR) SYSTÈME ET PROCÉDÉ DE SOUDAGE DE FACETTE PERCUTANÉ
Abstract:
(EN) A percutaneous facet fusion system and method includes an implant and a percutaneous delivery system configured to arrange the implant into a facet joint. The delivery system may include a guide wire, a cannulated drill and a transfer device, the guide wire arranged in the facet joint, the cannulated drill configured to advance over the guide wire and create a hole in the facet joint and the transfer device configured to arrange the implant in the hole. The delivery system may also include a guide wire, a dilator and a guide tool, the guide wire arranged in the facet joint, the dilator configured to advance over the guide wire into the facet joint, the guide tool configured to slide over the dilator and seated around the facet joint and the implant arranged in the facet joint via the guide tool.
(FR) L'invention concerne un système et un procédé de soudage de facette percutané comprenant un implant et un système de mise en place percutané conçu pour positionner l'implant dans un joint de facette. Le système de mise en place peut comprendre un fil de guidage, un foret à canule et un dispositif de transfert, le fil de guidage étant placé dans le joint de facette, le foret à canule étant conçu pour avancer sur le fil de guidage et former un orifice dans le joint de facette, et le dispositif de transfert étant conçu pour positionner l'implant dans l'orifice. Le système de mise en place peut également comprendre un fil de guidage, un dilatateur et un outil de guidage. Le fil de guidage est placé dans le joint de facette, le dilatateur est conçu pour avancer sur le fil de guidage dans le joint de facette, l'outil de guidage est conçu pour glisser sur le dilatateur et positionné autour du joint de facette, l'implant étant positionné dans le joint de facette à l'aide de l'outil de guidage.
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African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
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Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)