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Publication numberWO2005039651 A3
Publication typeApplication
Application numberPCT/US2004/035269
Publication date1 Mar 2007
Filing date22 Oct 2004
Priority date23 Oct 2003
Also published asCA2543295A1, EP1691848A2, EP1691848A4, EP1691848B1, EP2305155A2, EP2305155A3, US7473256, US7500977, US7530993, US7588574, US7740633, US7763025, US7799032, US7799033, US7914535, US8052613, US8308777, US20050137601, US20050137602, US20050137604, US20050137605, US20050137607, US20050137612, US20050149034, US20050149049, US20050165406, US20080065080, US20080065092, US20080065093, US20080065094, US20080071278, US20080071282, US20080097452, US20080154275, US20090124859, US20090143809, US20090270902, US20110060369, US20110270312, US20140025117, WO2005039651A2
Publication numberPCT/2004/35269, PCT/US/2004/035269, PCT/US/2004/35269, PCT/US/4/035269, PCT/US/4/35269, PCT/US2004/035269, PCT/US2004/35269, PCT/US2004035269, PCT/US200435269, PCT/US4/035269, PCT/US4/35269, PCT/US4035269, PCT/US435269, WO 2005/039651 A3, WO 2005039651 A3, WO 2005039651A3, WO-A3-2005039651, WO2005/039651A3, WO2005039651 A3, WO2005039651A3
InventorsRobert L Assell, Steven D Ainsworth, Andrew L Cragg, Eugene A Dickhudt
ApplicantTrans1 Inc
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: Patentscope, Espacenet
Tools and tool kits for performing minimally invasive procedures on the spine
WO 2005039651 A3
Abstract
Disclosed are surgical tools, tool sets and methods for percutaneously accessing and preparing treatment sites within the spine for subsequent treatment procedures. The treatment site may be an inter-vertebral motion segments in the lumbar and sacral regions of the spine. The tool set may comprise introducer tools and bone dilators for accessing and tapping into a targeted site, such as, for example, the anterior surface of the S1 vertebral body. The tool set may also comprise cutters and extractors for preparing the treatment site for subsequent treatment procedures. The tool set may additionally comprise a bone graft inserter, an exchange system, and/or a temporary distraction tool for further preparing the treatment site for subsequent treatment procedures.
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Non-Patent Citations
Reference
1 *See also references of EP1691848A2
Classifications
International ClassificationA61B17/16, A61B17/88, A61B17/22, A61B17/56, A61B17/92, A61B17/02, A61B17/17, A61B17/00, A61F5/00, A61L, A61B17/58
Cooperative ClassificationA61B17/8888, A61B2017/922, A61B2017/22038, A61B2017/00469, A61B17/1615, A61B17/1671, A61B2017/0046, A61B2017/0256, A61B17/8897, A61B17/1757, A61B17/7074, A61B17/025, A61B17/888, A61B17/1604, A61B17/0218, A61B2017/00261, A61B17/8615, A61B2017/3445, A61B17/1697, A61B2017/22044
European ClassificationA61B17/16S4, A61B17/02J, A61B17/16C, A61B17/16W, A61B17/17S4, A61B17/88S
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