Alan Rory Mor McLeod, Andre Jackowski: Surgical implant. Bridport Gundry c o Pearsalls Implants, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, July 25, 2000: US06093205 (400 worldwide citation)

A prosthesis for the replacement of an intervertebral disc of the spine comprises a block of an elastomeric material, which is held under compression by an encapsulating textile fabric. A preferred version of the invention (see FIG. 8) has continuations of the encapsulating fabric forming an interdi ...

Andre Jackowski, Vincent Fiere, Charles Billot, Philippe Lemaitre: Anterior osteosynthesis plate for lumbar vertebrae or sacral lumbar vertebra and instrument for positioning same. Scient&apos X, Ladas & Parry, May 20, 2003: US06565571 (87 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an anterior osteosynthesis plate for lumbar-lumbar or lumbar-sacral vertebrae, the plate being of the type comprising:

Alan Rory Mor McLeod, Christopher Reach, Raymond Ross, Andre Jackowski: Implants. Jonathan Spangler, Nu Vasive, September 18, 2008: US20080228273-A1

Disc prostheses, particularly for use in the lumbar region of the spine are provided. The disc prosthesis includes an outer component manufactured at least in part from fibre and at least one filling element introduced into the outer component in situ.