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An artificial intervertebral disc comprises a pair of end bodies which are provided, on their outer surfaces, with apatite layers. The disc includes a medical synthetic polymeric intermediate which is held between the end bodies through connecting members.

Title
Artificial intervertebral disc
Application Number
7/274960
Publication Number
4946378
Application Date
November 22, 1988
Publication Date
August 7, 1990
Inventor
Hiromi Matsuzaki
Tokyo
JP
Satoshi Ojima
Tokyo
JP
Haruko Ikata
Tokyo
JP
Yasuhiko Hirayama
Tokyo
JP
Agent
Sandler Greenblum & Bernstein
Assignee
Asahi Kogaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
JP
IPC
A61F 2/44
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