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Loubert Suddaby: Expandable intervertebral fusion implant and applicator. Shoemaker and Mattare, February 6, 2001: US06183517 (184 worldwide citation)

An expandable intervertebral fusion implant includes a pair of semi-cylindrical shells having mating surfaces which resist shifting when the parts are assembled. The cylinder thus formed is placed on a special installation tool, which is first used to place the cylinder in the intervertebral space. ...


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Loubert Suddaby: Expandable intervertebral fusion implant and applicator. Shoemaker and Mattare, January 16, 2001: US06174334 (142 worldwide citation)

An expandable intervertebral implant includes two separate components having corrugated mating surfaces which resist compression and shifting when the parts are distracted by a special installation tool.


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Suddaby Loubert: Expandable intervertebral fusion implant and applicator. Suddaby Loubert, FALLOW Charles W, June 22, 2000: WO/2000/035389

An expandable intervertebral fusion implant includes a pair of semi-cylindrical shells (110) (112) having mating surfaces which resist shifting when the parts are assembled. In one embodiment of the invention, the shells (110) (112) have pillars (120)-(125) provided with teeth (126) which permit the ...