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Devices and methods for spacing the spinous processes of adjacent vertebral members. In one embodiment, the device includes first and second sections and an intermediate section that together form an interior section. An elastic member may be positioned within the interior section. The elastic member may have a variety of orientations, sizes, shapes, densities, modulus of elasticity, and other material properties depending upon the desired displacement between the first and second sections. The intermediate section in combination with the elastic member may be deformed during this movement and thereby exert a force to stabilize the vertebral members.

Title
Interspinous devices and methods of use
Application Number
11/341200
Publication Number
7682376 (B2)
Application Date
January 27, 2006
Publication Date
March 23, 2010
Inventor
Hai H Trieu
Cordova
TN, US
Agent
Coats and Bennett P L L C
Assignee
Warsaw Orthopedic
IN, US
IPC
A61B 17/70
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