07682396 is referenced by 165 patents and cites 281 patents.

The present invention relates to an intervertebral disk prosthesis comprising at least three parts including a first plate, referred to as the upper plate (1), a second plate, referred to as the lower plate (2), and a core (3), the upper surface of the core (3) being in contact with at least part (10) of the lower surface of the upper plate (1) and the lower surface of the core (3) being in contact with at least part of the upper surface of the lower plate (2), and the lower plate (1) being movable at least with respect to the core (3), characterised in that there are cooperation means between the lower to plate (2) and the core (3), so as to limit or eliminate translation movements of the core (3) with respect to the lower plate (2) along an axis substantially parallel to the lower plate (2), and to limit or eliminate rotation movements of the core (3) with respect to the lower plate (2), around an axis substantially perpendicular to the lower plate (2), the planes passing through the upper (1) is and lower (2) plates forming a substantially constant angle.

Title
Intervertebral disc prosthesis
Application Number
10/533846
Publication Number
7682396 (B2)
Application Date
October 31, 2003
Publication Date
March 23, 2010
Inventor
Jean Huppert
L'Etrat
FR
Thierry Dufour
Olivet
FR
Jean Marc Vital
Bordeaux
FR
Jean Marc Fuentes
Grabels
FR
Jacques Beaurain
Saulon la Chapelle
FR
Agent
Civins Denko Coburn & Lauff
Assignee
LDR Medical
FR
IPC
A61F 2/44
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