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Systems for minimally invasive disc augmentation include an anulus augmentation component and a nucleus augmentation component. Both are suited for minimally invasive deployment. The nucleus augmentation component restores disc height and/or replaces missing nucleus pulposus. The anulus augmentation component shields weakened regions of the anulus fibrosis and/or resists escape of natural nucleus pulposus and/or the nucleus augmentation component. Methods and deployment devices are also disclosed.

Title
Devices and method for nucleus pulposus augmentation and retention
Application Number
10/55504
Publication Number
7258700 (B2)
Application Date
October 25, 2001
Publication Date
August 21, 2007
Inventor
Jacob Einhorn
Brookline
MA, US
Robert Kevin Moore
Natick
MA, US
Greg H Lambrecht
Natick
MA, US
Agent
Sean Kavanaugh
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
Assignee
Intrinsic Therapeutics
MA, US
IPC
A61B 19/00
A61F 2/44
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