05824094 is referenced by 488 patents and cites 7 patents.

A spinal disc prosthesis (10) to replace a damaged spinal disc in a spinal column (16) of a human, includes an elastomeric core (200) having upper and lower surfaces (202, 212) which are parallel to each other. An upper rigid plate (20) has opposed first and second surfaces (42, 52). The first surface (42) is affixed to the upper surface (202) of the elastomeric core. The second surface (52) is inclined relative to the first surface (42). A lower rigid plate (120) has opposed third and fourth surfaces (142, 152). The third surface (142) is affixed to the lower surface (212) of the elastomeric core (200) and extends parallel to the first surface (42). The fourth surface (152) is inclined relative to the third surface (142). The second and fourth surfaces (52, 152) are inclined relative to each other.

Title
Spinal disc
Application Number
8/954293
Publication Number
5824094
Application Date
October 17, 1997
Publication Date
October 20, 1998
Inventor
Maarten Persenaire
Chagrin Falls
OH, US
Carl McMillin
Brecksville
OH, US
James Kuras
Macedonia
OH, US
Hassan Serhan
Cleveland
OH, US
Agent
Tarolli Sundheim Covell Tummino & Szabo
Assignee
AcroMed Corporation
OH, US
IPC
A61F 2/44
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