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A method and apparatus for stabilizing adjacent vertebrae. Upper and lower interlocking brackets are insertable in a prepared intervertebral space between adjacent vertebrae. The brackets are affixed to the vertebrae at attachment plates. A rib on one side of one bracket interlocks with a rib receiving groove in the other bracket to stabilize the spinal column without eliminated mobility (forward and rearward flexion) of the column. Various embodiments include additional shock absorption features.

Title
Method and apparatus for stabilizing adjacent vertebrae
Application Number
9/627261
Publication Number
6610093 (B1)
Application Date
July 28, 2000
Publication Date
August 26, 2003
Inventor
Madhavan Pisharodi
Brownsville
TX, US
Agent
Jackson Walker L
US
Assignee
Perumala Corporation
TX, US
IPC
A61F 2/44
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