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A method for fusing two adjacent bones or pieces of bone includes positioning an adjustable fusion implant between two adjacent bones or pieces of bone, the fusion implant having a first plate and an opposing second plate. A portion of a tool inserted between the first plate and the second plate of the fusion implant is expanded so as to expand the fusion implant between the bones or pieces of bone. The tool is then removed from the expanded fusion implant.

Title
Methods for adjustable bone fusion implants
Application Number
10/651138
Publication Number
6863673 (B2)
Application Date
August 28, 2003
Publication Date
March 8, 2005
Inventor
Tom Faciszewski
Marshfield
WI, US
T Wade Fallin
Hyde Part
UT, US
Daniel E Gerbec
Logan
UT, US
Agent
Workman Nydegger
Assignee
MedicineLodge
UT, US
Movdice Holding
NV, US
IPC
A61B 017/58
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