05676666 is referenced by 253 patents and cites 28 patents.

A method and device for stabilizing cervical vertebrae includes a plate with at least two slots. The device also includes at least two screws including a lower threaded bone-engaging shaft, a shoulder which will not pass through said plate slots and an upper threaded shaft. The screws are positioned and the plate rests on top of the screw shoulders. Locking, low profile caps secure the plate to the screws.

Title
Cervical spine stabilization system
Application Number
294377
Publication Number
5676666
Application Date
March 21, 1996
Publication Date
October 14, 1997
Inventor
Paul Sand
Roseville
MN, US
Donald Erickson
Stillwater
MN, US
Douglas W Kohrs
Edina
MN, US
Thomas R Oxland
Bloomington
MN, US
Agent
Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus P A
Assignee
SpineTech
MN, US
IPC
A61B 17/70
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