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Systems and methods for delivering material into bone deploy a cannula through soft tissue to establish a subcutaneous path into bone. A material is introduced into bone through the cannula. The systems and methods advance a tamping instrument through the cannula to urge material residing in the cannula into bone. The introducing step delivers material at a pressure no greater than about 360 psi.

Title
Systems and methods for placing materials into bone
Application Number
9/134323
Publication Number
6241734 (B1)
Application Date
August 14, 1998
Publication Date
June 5, 2001
Inventor
Ryan Boucher
San Francisco
CA, US
Mark A Reiley
Piedmont
CA, US
Michael L Reo
Redwood City
CA, US
Robert M Scribner
Los Altos
CA, US
Agent
Ryan Kromholz & Manjon S C
US
Assignee
Kyphon
CA, US
IPC
A61B 17/58
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