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A prosthetic replacement for a posterior element of a vertebra comprising portions that replace the natural lamina and the four natural facets. The prosthetic replacement may also include portions that replace one or more of the natural spinous process and the two natural transverse processes. If desired, the prosthesis replacement may also replace the natural pedicles. A method for replacing a posterior element of a vertebra is also provided.

Title
Prosthesis for the replacement of a posterior element of a vertebra
Application Number
10/196716
Publication Number
6902580 (B2)
Application Date
July 16, 2002
Publication Date
June 7, 2005
Inventor
Robert W Hoy
Logan
UT, US
E Marlowe Goble
Alta
WY, US
T Wade Fallin
Hyde Park
UT, US
Agent
Daniel F Justin
David W Nuibos
Assignee
Facet Solutions
UT, US
IPC
A61F 002/44
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