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A spinal fixator is in the form of a turnbuckle the end sections of which terminate as circular flat plates formed with upwardly and downwardly protruding spikes for engaging in the bone of respective vertebrae above and below a broken vertebra. Following decompression of the spinal cord, the fixator is inserted and extended to engage the spikes in the respective vertebrae and thereafter holds the spinal cord decompressed.

Title
Spinal fixator
Application Number
6/308016
Publication Number
4401112
Application Date
October 2, 1981
Publication Date
August 30, 1983
Inventor
Seyed M Rezaian
The Hotel Isola Garni, Niesenweg 10, CH 3012 Bern
CH
Agent
William D Hall
IPC
A61B 17/18
A61F 5/04
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