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An spinal fixation device for stabilizing vertebrae. A hollow screw is inserted into a hole saw recess in each adjoining vertebrae. A channel is cut into the vertebrae into which a joining rod is inserted such that no part of the device protrudes above the bone. A locking cap is used to secure the rod to the screws.

Title
Spinal fixation device
Application Number
8/404236
Publication Number
5591235
Application Date
March 15, 1995
Publication Date
January 7, 1997
Inventor
Stephen D Kuslich
10343 Dellwood Rd. North, Stillwater, 55082
MN, US
Agent
Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus
IPC
A61F 2/44
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