05810818 is referenced by 83 patents and cites 6 patents.

A hook device for use with support rod implantation apparatus is disclosed which is positionable along the central axis of the posterior surface of the spine and has independently rotationally positionable blade and head portions. The head portion is engageable with a deflecting top cylindrical portion which sits above the lamina. The insertion, and subsequent locking of a rod in the rod receiving channel of the head portion causes the blade portion and the head portions to be compression locked together by virtue of an interference fit.

Title
Spinal hook implant having a low blade and S swivel hook
Application Number
659083
Publication Number
5810818
Application Date
June 23, 1997
Publication Date
September 22, 1998
Inventor
Stephen Tatar
Montville
NJ, US
James D Ralph
Oakland
NJ, US
Julius R Falcon
Greensburg
PA, US
Thomas J Errico
Summit
NJ, US
Joseph P Errico
Far Hills
NJ, US
Agent
Joseph P Errico Esq
Assignee
Fastenetix
NJ, US
IPC
A61B 17/70
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