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Wayne P Young, Peter W J Hinchliffe: Apparatus for fusion of adjacent bone structures. Surgical Dynamics, February 20, 2001: US06190414 (602 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic implant for facilitating fusion of adjacent vertebrae includes an implant member dimensioned to be at least partially positioned within an intervertebral space defined between adjacent vertebrae. The implant member includes first and second vertebral engaging plates operatively connecte ...


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Christopher McDonnell: Apparatus for fusion of adjacent bone structures. Surgical Dynamics, October 3, 2000: US06126688 (48 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic implant apparatus for facilitating fusion of adjacent vertebral portions, includes an implant member dimensioned to be at least partially positioned within an intervertebral space defined between adjacent vertebral portions. The implant member includes a bioabsorbable material and has a ...