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A minimally invasive method for stabilizing adjacent vertebrae to be fused is accomplished with a device configured to interlink the pedicles of the adjacent vertebrae and including multiple pedicle screws. Each of the pedicle screws has a screw head configured to receive a connecting rod in a position, in which the rod and the receiving pedicle screw are vertically aligned.

Title
Device and method for percutaneous placement of lumbar pedicle screws and connecting rods
Application Number
10/320989
Publication Number
7306603 (B2)
Application Date
December 17, 2002
Publication Date
December 11, 2007
Inventor
Benedetta D Meinick
Rome
NY, US
Frank H Boehm Jr
Utica
NY, US
Agent
Carr
Assignee
Innovative Spinal Technologies
MA, US
IPC
A61F 2/30
A61B 17/56
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