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An apparatus for replacing at least a portion of an intervertebral disc in a spinal column includes: a first member having a first vertebral contact surface for engagement with an endplate of a first vertebral bone in the spinal column, and having a first saddle shaped articulation surface; and a second member having a second vertebral contact surface for engagement with an endplate of a second vertebral bone in the spinal column, and having a second saddle shaped articulation surface, wherein an intervertebral disc space is defined substantially between the first and second endplates of the first and second vertebral bones, and the first and second articulation surfaces are sized and shaped to engage one another when the first and second members are disposed in the intervertebral disc space to enable the first and second vertebral bones to articulate in at least one of flexion, extension and lateral bending.

Title
Cervical disc replacement
Application Number
10/776656
Publication Number
7198643 (B2)
Application Date
February 11, 2004
Publication Date
April 3, 2007
Inventor
Joseph P Errico
Greenbrook
NJ, US
Michael W Dudasik
Nutley
NJ, US
Antonio Valdevit
Fishkill
NY, US
Rafail Zubok
Midland Park
NJ, US
Agent
Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik
Assignee
SpineCore
NJ, US
IPC
A61F 2/44
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