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1. (WO2009091615) INSTRUMENTS AND METHODS FOR INSERTING ARTIFICIAL INTERVERTEBRAL IMPLANTS
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Pub. No.: WO/2009/091615 International Application No.: PCT/US2009/000392
Publication Date: 23.07.2009 International Filing Date: 16.01.2009
IPC:
A61B 17/58 (2006.01) ,A61B 17/60 (2006.01) ,A61F 2/00 (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
58
for osteosynthesis, e.g. bone plates, screws or the like
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
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
F
FILTERS 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
2
Filters 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
Applicants:
DUDASIK, Michael, W. [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
SPINECORE, INC. [US/US]; 475 Springfield Ave 4th Floor Summit, NJ 07901, US (AllExceptUS)
Inventors:
DUDASIK, Michael, W.; US
Agent:
KOCUN, Kevin, M.; Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik, Llp 600 South Avenue West Westfield, NJ 07090, US
Priority Data:
61/011,55418.01.2008US
Title (EN) INSTRUMENTS AND METHODS FOR INSERTING ARTIFICIAL INTERVERTEBRAL IMPLANTS
(FR) INSTRUMENTS ET PROCÉDÉS D'INTRODUCTION D'IMPLANTS INTERVERTÉBRAUX ARTIFICIELS
Abstract:
(EN) Apparatus and methods for preparing a disc space and inserting an intervertebral disc implant therein are disclosed. Among the various instruments disclosed are a midline marker (1000), a reference pin drill and insertion guide (1060), a fin drill guide (1314), a chisel guide (1450), a sizer (1508), a serrated broach (1636), an implant dispenser (1756), and an implant insertion tool (1800). Methods of utilizing these tools are also disclosed.
(FR) L'invention porte sur des appareils et des procédés de préparation d'un espace intervertébral et d'introduction d'un implant de disque intervertébral dans celui-ci. Parmi les divers instruments décrits, se trouvent un marqueur de ligne médiane (1000), un foret à broche et un guide d'introduction de référence (1060), un guide de foret à ailette (1314), un guide de ciseau (1450), un calibreur (1508), une broche dentelée (1636), un distributeur d'implant (1756) et un outil d'introduction d'implant (1808). L'invention porte également sur des procédés d'utilisation de ces outils.
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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)
Eurasian Patent Office (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (EPO) (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR)
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Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)