06077262 is referenced by 486 patents and cites 16 patents.

A spinal screw or hook has a slotted head to receive a support rod. A two-piece rod retainer is provided with an outer ring-like collar locked into the interior of the slotted head and a fastener extending through the collar to contact a support rod in the bottom of the slot.

Title
Posterior spinal implant
Application Number
70941
Publication Number
6077262
Application Date
February 20, 1997
Publication Date
June 20, 2000
Inventor
Ralf Hagmann
Bennwil
CH
Rene Schelker
Bennwil
CH
Martin Hess
Holstein
CH
Johannes F Schlapfer
Leimen
CH
Agent
Fish & Richardson P C
Assignee
Synthes
PA, US
IPC
A61B 17/56
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