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A method of positioning a plurality of intervertebral implants in a patient's intervertebral space, comprising: introducing an elongated member into the patient's intervertebral space; and sequentially advancing a plurality of intervertebral implants over the elongated member and into the patient's intervertebral space, the plurality of intervertebral implants each having at least one hole passing therethrough, with the elongated member received through the holes passing through each of the plurality of implants.

Title
Segmented linked intervertebral implant systems
Application Number
9/549779
Publication Number
6387130 (B1)
Application Date
April 14, 2000
Publication Date
May 14, 2002
Inventor
James F Marino
La Jolla
CA, US
Corbett W Stone
San Diego
CA, US
Agent
Jonathan Spangler
US
Assignee
NuVasive
CA, US
IPC
A61F 2/44
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