06530929 is referenced by 548 patents and cites 7 patents.

The present invention relates to a brace installation instrument placement that is mounted to anchors secured in an animal subject. The installation instrument includes anchor extensions coupled to the anchors. The instrument is movable with respect to the anchors to position a brace in a position more proximate the anchors. The brace can be indexed for insertion at a predetermined orientation with respect to the installation instrument. Methods and techniques for using the installation instrument are also provided.

Title
Instruments for stabilization of bony structures
Application Number
9/616581
Publication Number
6530929 (B1)
Application Date
July 14, 2000
Publication Date
March 11, 2003
Inventor
Kevin T Foley
Germantown
TN, US
Michael C Sherman
Memphis
TN, US
Jeff R Justis
Gulf Breeze
FL, US
Agent
Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett
US
Assignee
SDGI Holdings
DE, US
IPC
A61B 17/90
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