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A surgical retractor for use with a spinal stabilization system including a plurality of bone anchors and a plurality of anchor extensions. The surgical retractor includes a frame positionable between a first anchor extension connected to a first bone anchor implanted in a first vertebra and a second anchor extension connected to a second bone anchor implanted in a second vertebra and a first retractor blade connectable to the frame for retracting tissue between the first anchor extension and the second anchor extension.

Title
Surgical retractor for use with minimally invasive spinal stabilization systems and methods of minimally invasive surgery
Application Number
11/325269
Publication Number
7918792 (B2)
Application Date
January 4, 2006
Publication Date
April 5, 2011
Inventor
Sara Dziedzic
Braintree
MA, US
Ginger Boyer
North Attleboro
MA, US
Nicholas Pavento
Walpole
MA, US
Connie Marchek
Foxboro
MA, US
Michael DeFusco
North Attleboro
MA, US
Michael Zajack
Marshfield
MA, US
William Frasier
New Bedford
MA, US
Anne Drzyzga
Taunton
MA, US
Assignee
DePuy Spine
MA, US
IPC
A61B 17/88
A61B 1/32
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