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Publication numberWO1995002372 A3
Publication typeApplication
Application numberPCT/US1994/007791
Publication date6 Apr 1995
Filing date11 Jul 1994
Priority date9 Jul 1993
Also published asUS5584831, US5984922, US6468276, WO1995002372A2
Publication numberPCT/1994/7791, PCT/US/1994/007791, PCT/US/1994/07791, PCT/US/94/007791, PCT/US/94/07791, PCT/US1994/007791, PCT/US1994/07791, PCT/US1994007791, PCT/US199407791, PCT/US94/007791, PCT/US94/07791, PCT/US94007791, PCT/US9407791, WO 1995/002372 A3, WO 1995002372 A3, WO 1995002372A3, WO 9502372 A3, WO 9502372A3, WO-A3-1995002372, WO-A3-9502372, WO1995/002372A3, WO1995002372 A3, WO1995002372A3, WO9502372 A3, WO9502372A3
InventorsDouglas W Mckay
ApplicantSeptember 28 Inc
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: Patentscope, Espacenet
Spinal fixation device and method
WO 1995002372 A3
Abstract
A spinal column fixation device is disclosed. Generally, the device contains a pedicle screw (36) that has a first and second end. The first end of the screw has a threaded portion (40) and the second end has a spherical handle (48). Also included will be a clamping apparatus (16) that will clamp onto the spherical handle ends as well as having a receiving portion for placement of interconnecting rods. A novel intra-vertebral body wedge (180) is also included. Further, a method of stabilizing motion of a plurality of involved spinal diseased vertebrae with the spinal column fixation device and wedge, has been claimed.
Patent Citations
Cited PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US5030220 *29 Mar 19909 Jul 1991Advanced Spine Fixation Systems IncorporatedSpine fixation system
US5084049 *8 Feb 198928 Jan 1992Acromed CorporationTransverse connector for spinal column corrective devices
US5196013 *2 Nov 199023 Mar 1993Harms JuergenPedicel screw and correcting and supporting apparatus comprising such screw
Classifications
International ClassificationA61B17/86, A61B17/70, A61B17/88
Cooperative ClassificationA61B17/7005, A61B17/7037, A61B17/7055, A61B17/7077, A61B17/86, A61B17/7041, Y10S606/90
European ClassificationA61B17/70B1C2, A61B17/70G, A61B17/88S, A61B17/70B5B, A61B17/70T2B
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