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1. WO2008041972 - ADJUSTABLE INTERBODY INTRODUCER DEVICE AND METHOD

Publication Number WO/2008/041972
Publication Date 10.04.2008
International Application No. PCT/US2006/038246
International Filing Date 02.10.2006
IPC
A61B 17/04 2006.01
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
03for closing wounds, or holding wounds closed, e.g. surgical staples; Accessories for use therewith
04for suturing wounds; Holders or packages for needles or suture materials
CPC
A61B 17/7001
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
56Surgical instruments or methods for treatment of bones or joints; Devices specially adapted therefor
58for osteosynthesis, e.g. bone plates, screws, ; setting implements; or the like
68Internal fixation devices ; , including fasteners and spinal fixators, even if a part thereof projects from the skin
70Spinal positioners or stabilisers ; ; Bone stabilisers comprising fluid filler in an implant
7001Screws or hooks combined with longitudinal elements which do not contact vertebrae
A61B 17/7059
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
56Surgical instruments or methods for treatment of bones or joints; Devices specially adapted therefor
58for osteosynthesis, e.g. bone plates, screws, ; setting implements; or the like
68Internal fixation devices ; , including fasteners and spinal fixators, even if a part thereof projects from the skin
70Spinal positioners or stabilisers ; ; Bone stabilisers comprising fluid filler in an implant
7059Cortical plates
A61F 2/4455
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
2Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; Appliances for connecting them with the body; Devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents
02Prostheses implantable into the body
30Joints
44for the spine, e.g. vertebrae, spinal discs
4455for the fusion of spinal bodies, e.g. intervertebral fusion of adjacent spinal bodies, e.g. fusion cages
A61F 2/4603
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
2Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; Appliances for connecting them with the body; Devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents
02Prostheses implantable into the body
30Joints
46Special tools or methods for implanting or extracting artificial joints, accessories, bone grafts or substitutes, or particular adaptations therefor
4603for insertion or extraction of endoprosthetic joints or of accessories thereof
A61F 2/4611
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
2Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; Appliances for connecting them with the body; Devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents
02Prostheses implantable into the body
30Joints
46Special tools or methods for implanting or extracting artificial joints, accessories, bone grafts or substitutes, or particular adaptations therefor
4603for insertion or extraction of endoprosthetic joints or of accessories thereof
4611of spinal prostheses
A61F 2002/30133
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
2Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; Appliances for connecting them with the body; Devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents
02Prostheses implantable into the body
30Joints
30001Additional features of subject-matter classified in A61F2/28, A61F2/30 and subgroups thereof
30108Shapes
3011Cross-sections or two-dimensional shapes
30112Rounded shapes, e.g. with rounded corners
30133kidney-shaped or bean-shaped
Applicants
  • K2M, INC. [US]/[US] (AllExceptUS)
  • HARRIS, Peter, M. [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
  • McCLINTOCK, Larry, E. [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
  • WALLENSTEIN, Todd, M. [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
  • STRAUSS, Kevin, R. [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
Inventors
  • HARRIS, Peter, M.
  • McCLINTOCK, Larry, E.
  • WALLENSTEIN, Todd, M.
  • STRAUSS, Kevin, R.
Agents
  • VAN OVER, Perry, E.
Priority Data
11/529,70829.09.2006US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) ADJUSTABLE INTERBODY INTRODUCER DEVICE AND METHOD
(FR) DISPOSITIF ET PROCÉDÉ INTRODUCTEUR DE CORPS INTERMÉDIAIRE AJUSTABLE ET PROCÉDÉ
Abstract
(EN)
Provided is a novel surgical instrument having an adjustable distal end that can securely engage an interbody for introduction of the interbody into an intervertebral space, can be adjusted before and during the surgical procedure to vary the angle of the distal end of the device and the angle of introduction of the interbody, and after positioning that interbody at the surgical site, can be easily disengaged and removed.
(FR)
L'invention concerne un nouvel instrument chirurgical ayant une extrémité distale ajustable pouvant engager de façon sûre un corps intermédiaire pour l'introduction du corps intermédiaire dans un espace intervertébral, pouvant être ajusté avant et pendant l'opération chirurgicale pour faire varier l'angle de l'extrémité distale du dispositif et l'angle d'introduction du corps intermédiaire, et après positionnement de ce corps intermédiaire à un site chirurgical, pouvant être facilement dégagé et retiré.
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