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A method of interlocking first and second inserts between adjacent vertebrae comprising: introducing the first insert between adjacent vertebrae; rotating the first insert to anchor the first insert into a fixed position between the adjacent vertebrae; introducing the second insert between the adjacent vertebrae; rotating the second insert to anchor the second insert into a fixed position between the adjacent vertebrae; and fastening the first insert to the second insert.

Title
Interlocking spinal inserts
Application Number
9/320236
Publication Number
6251140 (B1)
Application Date
May 26, 1999
Publication Date
June 26, 2001
Inventor
Dan K Ahlgren
San Diego
CA, US
James F Marino
La Jolla
CA, US
Agent
Townsend and Townsend and Crew
US
Assignee
NuVasive
CA, US
IPC
A61F 2/44
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