06174334 is referenced by 142 patents and cites 4 patents.

An expandable intervertebral implant includes two separate components having corrugated mating surfaces which resist compression and shifting when the parts are distracted by a special installation tool.

Title
Expandable intervertebral fusion implant and applicator
Application Number
9/282172
Publication Number
6174334 (B1)
Application Date
March 31, 1999
Publication Date
January 16, 2001
Inventor
Loubert Suddaby
76 Tanglewood Dr., Orchard Park
NY, US
Agent
Shoemaker and Mattare
US
IPC
A61F 2/44
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