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Pub. No.:    WO/2012/106646    International Application No.:    PCT/US2012/023845
Publication Date: 09.08.2012 International Filing Date: 03.02.2012
A61B 17/86 (2006.01), A61B 17/70 (2006.01), A61B 17/84 (2006.01)
Applicants: ALPHATEC SPINE, INC. [US/US]; 5818 El Camino Real Carlsbad, CA 92008 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
BOULIANE, Martin [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
PURCELL, Thomas [US/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: BOULIANE, Martin; (US).
PURCELL, Thomas; (US)
Agent: SHEVLIN, Michael, R.; Alphatec Spine, Inc. 5818 El Camino Real Carlsbad, CA 92008 (US)
Priority Data:
61/439,858 05.02.2011 US
Abstract: front page image
(EN)A semi-rigid head for a bone screw comprising includes a first rigid portion, a second rigid portion, and a semi-rigid portion. The first rigid portion is configured to receive a fixation rod. The second rigid portion is configured for coupling with a bone screw. The semi-rigid portion links the first rigid portion with the second rigid portion.
(FR)Selon l'invention, une tête semi-rigide pour une vis à os comprend une première partie rigide, une seconde partie rigide et une partie semi-rigide. La première partie rigide est configurée pour recevoir une tige de fixation. La seconde partie rigide est configurée pour être couplée à une vis à os. La partie semi-rigide relie la première partie rigide à la seconde partie rigide.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, QA, RO, RS, RU, RW, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AL, 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, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, 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)