07060073 is referenced by 242 patents and cites 118 patents.

This invention relates to devices and instruments for implant insertion through a posterior lateral opening to the disc space. The instruments include an implant inserter, and the devices include a spinal fusion implant engageable by the implant inserter. The implant provides bilateral support of the adjacent vertebrae when inserted into the disc space from a postero-lateral approach.

Title
Devices and techniques for a posterior lateral disc space approach
Application Number
10/120104
Publication Number
7060073 (B2)
Application Date
April 10, 2002
Publication Date
June 13, 2006
Inventor
Harald Ebner
Deggendorf
DE
Steven D DeRidder
Bartlett
TN, US
John L White
Bartlett
TN, US
George Frey
Englewood
CO, US
Agent
Krieg SeVault
Assignee
SDGI Holdings
DE, US
IPC
A61B 17/00
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