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This disclosure describes a guide assembly for guiding the installation of a spinal fusion implant to a surgical target site. The guide assembly includes a pair of arm members and a handle assembly that functions to clamp the arm members in locked and unlocked positions. The guide assembly interacts with an inserter to guide a spinal implant to the target site. Once the implant is inserted within the disc space, the guide assembly can be partially disassembled to facilitate removal from the surgical target site.

Title
Implant installation assembly and related methods
Application Number
13/411465
Publication Number
8840622 (B1)
Application Date
March 2, 2012
Publication Date
September 23, 2014
Inventor
Troy Woolley
Erie
CO, US
Nathan Lovell
Oceanside
CA, US
Justin Vellido
San Diego
CA, US
Agent
Rory Schermerhorn
Jonathan Spangler
Assignee
NuVasive
CA, US
IPC
A61F 2/46
A61F 2/00
A61B 17/60
A61B 17/58
A61B 17/70
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