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An expandable, porous fabric implant for insertion into the interior of a reamed out disc which is packed with material to stabilize the spinal segment. The fabric pores allows for tissue ingrowth through the implant.

Title
Expandable fabric implant for stabilizing the spinal motion segment
Application Number
8/246959
Publication Number
5571189
Application Date
May 20, 1994
Publication Date
November 5, 1996
Inventor
Stephen D Kuslich
2400 Keller Pkwy., Maplewood, 55109
MN, US
Agent
Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus
IPC
A61F 2/44
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