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An implant is disclosed for use in spinal stabilization. In one preferred embodiment, the implant is described as including a hollow, cylindrical body having external threading and a plurality of openings formed radially through the body in communication with the body interior. The holes are positioned to chip bone into the implant as the implant is rotated.

Title
Spinal implant
Application Number
376657
Publication Number
5489308
Application Date
September 1, 1994
Publication Date
February 6, 1996
Inventor
George W Bagby
Spokane
WA, US
James D Corin
Dublin
OH, US
Stephen D Kuslich
Maplewood
MN, US
Agent
Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt
Assignee
Spine Tech
MN, US
IPC
A61F 2/44
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