08343219 is referenced by 71 patents and cites 1221 patents.

An intersomatic cage, an intervertebral prosthesis, an anchoring device and an instrument for implantation of the cage or the prosthesis and the anchoring device are provided. An intersomatic cage or an intervertebral prosthesis fit closely to the anchoring device, which includes a body of elongated shape on a longitudinal axis, of curved shape describing, along the longitudinal axis, an arc whose dimensions and radius of curvature are designed in such a manner that the anchoring device may be implanted in the vertebral plate of a vertebra by presenting its longitudinal axis substantially along the plane of the intervertebral space, where the anchoring device is inserted, by use of the instrument, through a slot located in at least one peripheral wall of the cage or on at least one plate of the intervertebral disc prosthesis to penetrate into at least one vertebral plate.

Title
Intersomatic cage, intervertebral prosthesis, anchoring device and implantation instruments
Application Number
12/134884
Publication Number
8343219 (B2)
Application Date
June 6, 2008
Publication Date
January 1, 2013
Inventor
Michael M D Hisey
Flower Mound
TX, US
Vincent J Leone
Manhasset
NY, US
Charles Gordon
Tyler
TX, US
Pierce D Nunley
Shreveport
LA, US
Jeff Phelps
North Richland Hills
TX, US
Jean Lombard
Niort
FR
Jérôme Allain
Bagnolet
FR
Agent
Denko Coburn & Lauff
Assignee
LDR Medical
FR
IPC
A61B 17/92
A61B 17/90
A61F 2/46
A61F 2/44
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