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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
Application Number
778093
Publication Number
6048342
Application Date
October 27, 1998
Publication Date
April 11, 2000
Inventor
Henry A Klyce
Piedmont
CA, US
Charles J Winslow
Walnut Creek
CA, US
Ken Y Hsu
San Francisco
CA, US
James F Zucherman
San Francisco
CA, US
Agent
Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy
Assignee
St Francis Medical Technologies
CA, US
IPC
A61B 17/70
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