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An adjustable bone fusion implant includes a first plate having an interior face with a plurality of spaced apart first support members projecting therefrom. Each support member has a plurality of teeth projecting therefrom. A second plate has an interior face with a plurality of spaced apart second support members projecting therefrom. Each second support member has at least one tooth or one adjustment hole formed thereon. A portion of the plurality of teeth of each first support member mechanically engage with the at least one tooth or one adjustment hole of a corresponding second support member so that the first plate and the second plate can be selectively separated forming a compartment therebetween. A reinforcing member is disposed between the first plate and the second plate such that the application of a compressive force between the first plate and the second plate applies compression on the reinforcing member.

Title
Adjustable bone fusion implant and method
Application Number
10/121630
Publication Number
6562074 (B2)
Application Date
April 12, 2002
Publication Date
May 13, 2003
Inventor
Tom Faciszewski
Marshfield
WI, US
T Wade Fallin
Hyde Part
UT, US
Daniel E Gerbec
Logan
UT, US
Agent
Workman Nydegger & Seeley
US
Assignee
MedicineLodge
UT, US
IPC
A61F 2/28
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