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A method of and system for fixing one or more levels of the vertebrae of a spinal column. Elongated guide wires are provided for being inserted into the vertebrae. A rigid plate is provided for being placed over the vertebrae with the guide wires passing therethrough. Cannulated screws are provided for being inserted over the guide wires, through the plate and into the vertebrae for securing the plate to the vertebrae.

Title
Spinal fixation method and system
Application Number
7/77440
Publication Number
4790297
Application Date
July 24, 1987
Publication Date
December 13, 1988
Inventor
Eduardo R Luque
De Las Aeoilas
MX
Agent
Walker & McKenzie
Assignee
Biotechnology
TN, US
IPC
A61F 5/00
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