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Francis H Breard, Henry J M Graf: Flexible inter-vertebral stabilizer as well as process and apparatus for determining or verifying its tension before installation on the spinal column. Anthony J Casella, Gerald E Hespos, March 3, 1992: US05092866 (817 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an inter-vertebral stabilizer having one or more flexible ligaments. Each flexible ligament can be engaged with two respective vertebrae and/or associated with two retaining elements, such as screws, each of which is suitable for being implanted in a respective verte ...


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Francis H Breard: Surgical implant for restricting the relative movement of vertebrae. Anthony J Casella, Gerald E Hespos, April 30, 1991: US05011484 (392 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a surgical implant designed to prevent mutual contact between vertebrae during flexions of the vertebral column, an implant which consists of an insert (1) shaped and dimensioned so that it can be inserted, in its longitudinal direction, between the vertebral spines ...


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Francis H Breard, Henry Graf: Osseous surgical implant particularly for an intervertebral stabilizer. Safir R L, Collard & Roe, February 7, 1995: US05387213 (388 worldwide citation)

A surgical implant for connecting two flexible ligaments to vertebrae having an intervertebral stabilizer including an intra-osseous rod having a first end for implanting into a vertebrae. The intervertebral stabilizer also includes an extra-osseous head extending outwardly of the vertebrae. The ext ...