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A spine distraction implant alleviates pain associated with spinal stenosis and facet arthropathy by expanding the volume in the spine canal and/or neural foramen. The implant provides a spinal extension stop while allowing freedom of spinal flexion.

Title
Spine distraction implant and method
Application Number
8/778093
Publication Number
5836948
Application Date
January 2, 1997
Publication Date
November 17, 1998
Inventor
Henry A Klyce
Piedmont
CA, US
T Wade Fallin
Hyde Park
CA, US
Ken Y Hsu
San Francisco
CA, US
James F Zucherman
San Francisco
CA, US
Agent
Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy
Assignee
Saint Francis Medical Technologies
CA, US
IPC
A61B 17/70
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