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Charles D Ray, Terry P Corbin: Prosthetic disc and method of implanting. CeDaR Surgical, Moore & Hansen, September 20, 1988: US04772287 (799 worldwide citation)

By implanting two prosthetic disc capsules side-by-side into a damaged disc of a human spine, both height and motion, including front-to-back bending, can be maintained. The prosthetic disc capsules have an outer layer of strong, inert fibers intermingled with a bioresorbable material which attracts ...


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Charles D Ray, Terry P Corbin: Prosthetic disc containing therapeutic material. Cedar Surgical, Moore & Hansen, February 27, 1990: US04904260 (611 worldwide citation)

By implanting two prosthetic disc capsules side-by-side into a damaged disc of a human spine, both height and motion, including front-to-back bending, can be maintained. Each prosthetic disc capsule has a bladder enclosing a fluid containing a therapeutic material that is slowly diffusible through a ...