05366455 is referenced by 278 patents and cites 12 patents.

Pedicle engaging device having a bridge member (10) and two clip members (15); the bridge member having an arched middle portion (11) with concave edges (22) to afford clearance with respect to adjacent spinous processes (23), an aperture (12) in each side of the arch, and a pair of end portions (13) each with a hole for a pedicle screw (29); each clip member (15) having a tip (16) engageable in one of the apertures (12), and a fixing portion (17) with a hole (18) for receiving a pedicle screw (29); and each clip member being cranked (at 19) so as to form with the junction (20) between the arch (11) and respective end portion (13) of the bridge member (10) a pair of clamping parts for embracing a rod or rod-like portion (21') of a spinal fixation device (26).

Title
Pedicle engaging means
Application Number
7/536589
Publication Number
5366455
Application Date
February 19, 1991
Publication Date
November 22, 1994
Inventor
Philip J Sell
Sutton Coldfield
GB
Abdul A Rahmatalla
Harpfields
GB
John Dove
Staffs
GB
Agent
Trexler Bushnell Giangiorgi & Blackstone
Assignee
Surgicraft
GB
IPC
A61B 17/00
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