07507241 is referenced by 66 patents and cites 11 patents.

An expandable bone device including a unitary body extending along a longitudinal axis and including a deformable distal end portion having a collapsed orientation for placement adjacent a spinal structure, the deformable distal end portion including relatively wide, mutually contiguous support surfaces outlined by relatively narrow cutouts, the support surfaces being contiguous with the rest of the unitary body via relatively narrow deformable splines, the deformable distal end portion having an expanded orientation wherein the support surfaces are moved transversely outwards away from and generally parallel to the longitudinal axis, and an actuator coupled to the deformable distal end portion and operative to cause movement of the deformable distal end portion between the collapsed orientation and the expanded orientation.

Title
Expandable bone device
Application Number
10/816809
Publication Number
7507241 (B2)
Application Date
April 5, 2004
Publication Date
March 24, 2009
Inventor
Ilan Greenberg
Haifa
IL
Mark M Levy
Raanana
IL
Agent
David Klein
Dekel Patent
Assignee
Expanding Orthopedics
IL
IPC
A61B 17/56
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