06368325 is referenced by 195 patents and cites 25 patents.

A method for inserting a bone block into a patient's intervertebral space, comprising: supporting the bone block in an inserter; advancing the inserter into the intervertebral space; rotating the inserter, thereby separating adjacent vertebrae; separating the bone block and the inserter with a push rod; and removing the inserter from the intervertebral space.

Title
Bone blocks and methods for inserting bone blocks into intervertebral spaces
Application Number
9/320081
Publication Number
6368325 (B1)
Application Date
May 26, 1999
Publication Date
April 9, 2002
Inventor
Corbett W Stone
San Diego
CA, US
James F Marino
La Jolla
CA, US
James T McKinley
Woodside
CA, US
Agent
Jonathan Spangler
US
Assignee
NuVasive
CA, US
IPC
A61F 2/46
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