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The present invention is directed to a device that can be placed between two vertebrae. The implant is characterized by having a first plate and a second plate with a spacer therebetween. The spacer fits within cavities on each of the first and second plate.

Title
Artificial vertebral disk replacement implant with a spacer
Application Number
10/685011
Publication Number
6966929 (B2)
Application Date
October 14, 2003
Publication Date
November 22, 2005
Inventor
Steve Mitchell
Pleasant Hill
CA, US
Agent
Fliesler Meyer
Assignee
St Francis Medical Technologies
CA, US
IPC
A61B 017/58
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