04714469 is referenced by 562 patents and cites 8 patents.

A spinal implant adapted to replace a disc between adjacent vertebrae having a predetermined thickness and profile chosen to match the space between said vertebrae and characterized by elongated protuberances adapted to be located in grooves drilled in said vertebrae and a porous coating on at least a portion of its surface. A method and apparatus for placement of said spinal implant are also disclosed.

Title
Spinal implant
Application Number
7/19283
Publication Number
4714469
Application Date
February 26, 1987
Publication Date
December 22, 1987
Inventor
Robert V Kenna
Hobe Sound
FL, US
Agent
Mark Dryer
Lawrence C Akers
Peter C Richardson
Assignee
Pfizer Hospital Products Group
NY, US
IPC
A61B 17/00
A61F 5/04
A61F 2/44
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