06176882 is referenced by 529 patents and cites 19 patents.

The invention relates to an intervertebrae implant comprising two side walls (

1, 2

) arranged at a distance to each other, a front wall (

3

) connecting the same at their one end, a back wall (

4

) connecting the same at their opposite other end, and one opening each on the base and cover part extending at right angles to the afore-mentioned walls. The invention also comprises at least one element (

60, 61

) provided for in the space (

5

) enclosed by the above walls, which element has a surface pointing towards the base or cover part and can be moved back and forth between a first final position in which said surface projects at least partly outwards beyond the base or cover part and a second final position in which the surface does not project beyond the base or cover part.

Title
Intervertebral implant
Application Number
9/403125
Publication Number
6176882 (B1)
Application Date
October 14, 1999
Publication Date
January 23, 2001
Inventor
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Waldbronn
US
Thomas Wichmann
Hofstetten
US
Lutz Biedermann
VS-Villingen
US
Agent
Dike Bronstein Roberts and Cushman
US
Agent
George W Neuner
US
Assignee
Biedermann Motech
US
IPC
A61F 2/44
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