04997432 is referenced by 530 patents and cites 9 patents.

The surgical instrument set for the insertion of intervertebral endoprostheses, which consist of two stop plates and a sliding core to be arranged between them, is characterized in that it has spreading forceps (9) which have, at their front end on each spreading jaw (10, 11), an essentially U-shaped recess surrounding one stop plate on three sides and gripping the edge, the thickness of the spreading jaws (10, 11) in the spreading direction being essentially identical to the thickness of the stop plates.

Title
Surgical instrument set
Application Number
7/323939
Publication Number
4997432
Application Date
March 14, 1989
Publication Date
March 5, 1991
Inventor
Arnold Keller
Hamburg
DE
Agent
Chilton Alix & Van Kirk
Assignee
Waldemar Link & Co
DE
IPC
A61B 17/00
A61F 2/44
A61F 5/04
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