WO2008024607A3 - Expandable spinous process distractor - Google Patents

Expandable spinous process distractor Download PDF

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WO2008024607A3
WO2008024607A3 PCT/US2007/075086 US2007075086W WO2008024607A3 WO 2008024607 A3 WO2008024607 A3 WO 2008024607A3 US 2007075086 W US2007075086 W US 2007075086W WO 2008024607 A3 WO2008024607 A3 WO 2008024607A3
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expandable
spinous process
process distractor
distractor
device
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Loubert Suddaby
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Loubert Suddaby
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B17/56Surgical instruments or methods for treatment of bones or joints; Devices specially adapted therefor
    • A61B17/58Surgical instruments or methods for treatment of bones or joints; Devices specially adapted therefor for osteosynthesis, e.g. bone plates, screws, setting implements or the like
    • A61B17/68Internal fixation devices, including fasteners and spinal fixators, even if a part thereof projects from the skin
    • A61B17/70Spinal positioners or stabilisers ; Bone stabilisers comprising fluid filler in an implant
    • A61B17/7062Devices acting on, attached to, or simulating the effect of, vertebral processes, vertebral facets or ribs ; Tools for such devices
    • A61B17/7065Devices with changeable shape, e.g. collapsible or having retractable arms to aid implantation; Tools therefor
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B2017/00535Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets pneumatically or hydraulically operated
    • A61B2017/00557Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets pneumatically or hydraulically operated inflatable

Abstract

An expandable device is positioned surgically between spinous processes, permitting the incremental distraction of posterior spinal elements when the device is filled with a hardenable material.
PCT/US2007/075086 2006-08-25 2007-08-02 Expandable spinous process distractor WO2008024607A2 (en)

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Citations (5)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US5836948A (en) * 1997-01-02 1998-11-17 Saint Francis Medical Technologies, Llc Spine distraction implant and method
US6626944B1 (en) * 1998-02-20 2003-09-30 Jean Taylor Interspinous prosthesis
US6733534B2 (en) * 2002-01-29 2004-05-11 Sdgi Holdings, Inc. System and method for spine spacing
US6835207B2 (en) * 1996-07-22 2004-12-28 Fred Zacouto Skeletal implant
US20060247623A1 (en) * 2005-04-29 2006-11-02 Sdgi Holdings, Inc. Local delivery of an active agent from an orthopedic implant

Patent Citations (5)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US6835207B2 (en) * 1996-07-22 2004-12-28 Fred Zacouto Skeletal implant
US5836948A (en) * 1997-01-02 1998-11-17 Saint Francis Medical Technologies, Llc Spine distraction implant and method
US6626944B1 (en) * 1998-02-20 2003-09-30 Jean Taylor Interspinous prosthesis
US6733534B2 (en) * 2002-01-29 2004-05-11 Sdgi Holdings, Inc. System and method for spine spacing
US20060247623A1 (en) * 2005-04-29 2006-11-02 Sdgi Holdings, Inc. Local delivery of an active agent from an orthopedic implant

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