08057544 is referenced by 50 patents and cites 749 patents.

The present invention relates to methods of separating, supporting or both separating and supporting layers of tissue in the human spine. Such methods generally comprise inserting at least one member between layers of tissue in the human spine and changing the configuration of the member to define a support structure between the tissue layers.

Title
Methods of distracting tissue layers of the human spine
Application Number
11/464807
Publication Number
8057544 (B2)
Application Date
August 15, 2006
Publication Date
November 15, 2011
Inventor
Laurent Schaller
Los Altos
CA, US
Agent
Cook Alex
Assignee
Benvenue Medical
CA, US
IPC
A61F 2/44
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