05147404 is referenced by 240 patents and cites 18 patents.

An apparatus useful to replace at least a portion of a vertebra in a spinal column associated with a spinal cord which comprises a plurality of elements sized and adapted to be fitted together in a position to substantially surround the spinal cord and to act as at least a portion of the naturally occurring vertebra located in the position an assembly acting to secure the fitted together elements in place in the spinal column.

Title
Vertebra prosthesis
Application Number
129302
Publication Number
5147404
Application Date
October 24, 1990
Publication Date
September 15, 1992
Inventor
Ernest L Downey
10559 S. Avenue G, Chicago, 60617
IL, US
Agent
Frank J Uxa
IPC
A61F 2/44
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