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Spinal implant

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CA2015507A1
CA2015507A1 CA 2015507 CA2015507A CA2015507A1 CA 2015507 A1 CA2015507 A1 CA 2015507A1 CA 2015507 CA2015507 CA 2015507 CA 2015507 A CA2015507 A CA 2015507A CA 2015507 A1 CA2015507 A1 CA 2015507A1
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body
implant
end
caps
formed
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CA 2015507
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Inventor
Stephen D. Kuslich
James D. Corin
George W. Bagby
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Zimmer Spine Inc
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Orthomet Inc
SPINE-TECH, INC.
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Abstract

An implant is disclosed for use in spinal stabilization. In one preferred embodiment, the implant is described as including a hollow, cylindrical body having external threading and a plurality of openings formed radially through the body in communication with the body interior. End caps are provided on the leading and trailing ends of the body, with at least one of the end caps formed from a radiolucent material.
CA 2015507 1989-07-06 1990-04-26 Spinal implant Expired - Lifetime CA2015507C (en)

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US37665789 true 1989-07-06 1989-07-06
US376,657 1989-07-06
US40556489 true 1989-09-08 1989-09-08
US405,564 1989-09-08

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US6251140B1 (en) 1998-05-27 2001-06-26 Nuvasive, Inc. Interlocking spinal inserts
US6368325B1 (en) 1998-05-27 2002-04-09 Nuvasive, Inc. Bone blocks and methods for inserting bone blocks into intervertebral spaces
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