US20030032963A1 - Devices and methods using an expandable body with internal restraint for compressing cancellous bone - Google Patents

Devices and methods using an expandable body with internal restraint for compressing cancellous bone Download PDF

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US20030032963A1
US20030032963A1 US10/044,843 US4484302A US2003032963A1 US 20030032963 A1 US20030032963 A1 US 20030032963A1 US 4484302 A US4484302 A US 4484302A US 2003032963 A1 US2003032963 A1 US 2003032963A1
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Cesar Ico
Karen Talmadge
Mark Reiley
Arie Scholten
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