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John W Brantigan: Surgical prosthetic implant facilitating vertebral interbody fusion. Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, November 7, 1989: US04878915 (808 worldwide citation)

Prosthesis plug implants forming transverse struts between adjacent vertebrae have roughened surfaces receiving bone ingrowth to fuse the plugs on prepared surface sites on opposed faces of adjacent vertebrae and have end faces with tool receiving recesses securing the plug on a tool for insertion o ...


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John W Brantigan: Surgical prosthetic implant facilitating vertebral interbody fusion and method. May 10, 1988: US04743256 (770 worldwide citation)

A surgical prosthetic implant for the vertebral column in the form of a rigid, preferably inert metal, plug having a porous metal surface allowing ingrowth of bone cells for biologic fixation is provided to achieve vertebral interbody fusion for treating or preventing back pain in patients with rupt ...


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Brantigan John W: Implant chirurgical prothetique facilitant la fusion entre les corps vertebraux, Surgical prosthetic implant facilitating vertebral interbody fusion. Depuy Acromed, CASSAN MACLEAN, December 3, 1991: CA1292596 (14 worldwide citation)

ABSTRACT OF THE DISCLOSURE Prosthesis plug implants forming struts betweenadjacent vertebrae have roughened surfaces receiving boneingrowth to fuse the plugs on prepared surface sites onopposed faces of adjacent vertebrae and have end faces withtool receiving recesses securing the plug on a tool for ...


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Brantigan John W: Surgical prosthetic implant facilitating vertebral interbody fusion. Brantigan John W, LEHMAN Edward A, October 5, 1989: WO/1989/009035 (1 worldwide citation)

Prosthesis plug implants (11, 31-34, 111) forming side-by-side transverse struts between adjacent vertebrae have roughened surfaces (11b, 31b, 32b, 34d, 122) receiving bone ingrowth to fuse the plugs on prepared surface sites (15, 115) on opposed faces of adjacent vertebrae and have end faces (11a, ...