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1. (WO2010120911) MINIMALLY INVASIVE EXPANDABLE CONTAINED VERTEBRAL IMPLANT AND METHOD

Pub. No.:    WO/2010/120911    International Application No.:    PCT/US2010/031071
Publication Date: Fri Oct 22 01:59:59 CEST 2010 International Filing Date: Thu Apr 15 01:59:59 CEST 2010
IPC: A61F 2/44
Applicants: WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC.
CAPOTE, Marco, D.
DEWEY, Jonathan, M.
DROCHNER, Thomas, E.
DVORAK, Marcel
FISHER, Charles, G.
MELKENT, Anthony, J.
MILLER, Keith, E.
RAMPERSAUD, Y. Raja
STEWART, Ronald, G.
Inventors: CAPOTE, Marco, D.
DEWEY, Jonathan, M.
DROCHNER, Thomas, E.
DVORAK, Marcel
FISHER, Charles, G.
MELKENT, Anthony, J.
MILLER, Keith, E.
RAMPERSAUD, Y. Raja
STEWART, Ronald, G.
Title: MINIMALLY INVASIVE EXPANDABLE CONTAINED VERTEBRAL IMPLANT AND METHOD
Abstract:
Embodiments of the invention include expandable, implantable devices and methods. Devices expand linearly within the volume of a membrane and laterally to provide secure fixation between or among anatomical structures. In some embodiments, an implant replaces one or more vertebral bodies, or portions of vertebral bodies, of the spine.