05129388 is referenced by 387 patents and cites 15 patents.

A device for supporting a spinal column includes a screw having a U-shaped head, a joining element received within the head, a threaded bolt received within and threadedly engaging the head, and a cap covering an upper portion of the head. The head is internally threaded. The threaded bolt engages the joining element to block relative movement between the joining element and the screw. The cap avoids spreading of the head upon tightening of the bolt in the head.

Title
Device for supporting the spinal column
Application Number
7/582901
Publication Number
5129388
Application Date
October 9, 1990
Publication Date
July 14, 1992
Inventor
Philippe Lapresle
32 boulevard Victor Hugo, F-92200 Neuilly sur Seine
FR
Gilles Missenard
94-96 quai Louis Bleriot, F-75016 Paris
FR
Jean Francois Sacriste
5 Square Maurice Ravel, 33115 Le Pyla sur Mer
FR
Jean Louis Vignaud
10 impasse F. Audouin, F-33400 Talence
FR
Agent
Roylance Abrams Berdo & Goodman
IPC
A61F 5/00
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