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A device for processing vertebral members having a spacer, a delivery device, and a deployer. The spacer includes at least first and second members with the first having at least one angled section and a contact surface, a second member having at least one angled section and a contact surface. The delivery device is attached to at least one of the first and second members. The first and second members being movable relative to one another for the angled sections to contact and expand the height of the device. The device is positionable between a first closed orientation having a first height, a second open orientation having a second height greater than the first height, and gradations therebetween. Methods of spacing vertebral members using the spacer are also disclosed.

Title
Expanding interbody implant and articulating inserter and method
Application Number
10/763115
Publication Number
7828849 (B2)
Application Date
January 22, 2004
Publication Date
November 9, 2010
Inventor
Roy K Lim
Memphis
TN, US
Assignee
Warsaw Orthopedic
IN, US
IPC
A61B 17/70
A61F 2/44
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