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A vertebral connecting plate assembly includes a vertebral connecting plate which is provided, on its opposite ends, with vertebra connecting portions to be connected to associated vertebral members or bodies. The vertebra connecting portions have threaded holes, and the set screws of the present invention have engaging screw portion, which are engaged in the associated threaded holes of the vertebral connecting plate. Thrusting screw portions of the set screws, which are thrust in the vertebral members or bodies, have a pitch (P1) larger than the pitch (P2) of the engaging screw portions.

Title
Vertebral connecting plate
Application Number
7/619492
Publication Number
5147361
Application Date
November 29, 1990
Publication Date
September 15, 1992
Inventor
Hiromi Matsuzaki
Tokyo
JP
Satoshi Ojima
Tokyo
JP
Agent
Sandler Greenblum & Bernstein
Assignee
Asahi Kogaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
JP
IPC
A61B 17/58
A61B 17/56
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