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Publication numberWO2009130417 A3
Publication typeApplication
Application numberPCT/FR2009/000389
Publication date14 May 2010
Filing date2 Apr 2009
Priority date4 Apr 2008
Also published asEP2288313A2, EP2288313B1, US8652209, US8740981, US20090254186, US20120277862, WO2009130417A2
Publication numberPCT/2009/389, PCT/FR/2009/000389, PCT/FR/2009/00389, PCT/FR/9/000389, PCT/FR/9/00389, PCT/FR2009/000389, PCT/FR2009/00389, PCT/FR2009000389, PCT/FR200900389, PCT/FR9/000389, PCT/FR9/00389, PCT/FR9000389, PCT/FR900389, WO 2009/130417 A3, WO 2009130417 A3, WO 2009130417A3, WO-A3-2009130417, WO2009/130417A3, WO2009130417 A3, WO2009130417A3
InventorsAlain Tornier, Jean-Paul Steib, Christian Mazel
ApplicantClariance
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: Patentscope, Espacenet
Nucleus pulposus implant
WO 2009130417 A3
Abstract
The nucleus pulposus implant according to the present invention, arranged between two adjacent vertebrae Va, Vb of a spinal segment Sr, constitutes an intervertebral bracing device which absorbs shocks and which ensures the mobility of the functional unit formed by said vertebrae of a spinal column, said nucleus pulposus implant being characterized in that it comprises a filling element (2) having at least one continuous filament (50, 51) which is arranged inside a nucleus pulposus space Es, obtained after nucleotomy of the intervertebral disk Di, and which follows a ring-shaped profile, and of which the stack of spirals (55) delimits an inner space (52).
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