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An intervertebral implant is configured to be fixed in an intervertebral space defined by a first vertebral body and a second vertebral body. The intervertebral implant includes an implant body sized to be inserted into an intervertebral space, and a fixation assembly configured to be attached to the implant body. The fixation assembly includes a housing that defines a first vertebral body facing surface and a second vertebral body facing surface spaced from the first vertebral body facing surface along a transverse direction. The fixation assembly further includes at least one fixation member supported by the housing and movable from a retracted position to an extended position, whereby in the extended position the fixation member extends out from the housing and into one of the vertebral bodies.

Title
Intervertebral implant having extendable bone fixation members
Application Number
12/884664
Publication Number
8617245 (B2)
Application Date
September 17, 2010
Publication Date
December 31, 2013
Inventor
Darrell C Brett
Portland
OR, US
Agent
Woodcock Washburn
Assignee
DePuy Synthes Products
MA, US
IPC
A61F 2/44
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