2234906-A is referenced by 28 patents and cites 7 patents.

A nuclectomy instrument 1, e.g. for the removal of nuclear material from an intervertebral disc, comprises a tube 2 with an open distal end, a means at the distal end of the tube to engage nuclear material and to cause the deposit of nuclear material within the tube 2 (e.g. blades 6 or a drilling member 15-Fig. 5) and there being a means to cause the withdrawal along the tube of nuclear material deposited in the tube (e.g. a source of suction 5).

Nuclectomy instrument
Application Number
GB19900016220 19900724
Publication Number
2234906 (A)
Application Date
July 24, 1990
Publication Date
February 20, 1991
Shepperd John Anthony Norman
Aesculap Skidmore Holdings
A61B 17/32
A61B 17/32
A61B 17/32
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