Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2440/55551
Type: Patent
Title: Surgical Instrument for Introducing Intervertebral implants
Author: Fuss, Franz Konstantin
Sabitzer, Ronald J.
Eckhof, Stephan
Publisher: Aesculap AG & Co. KG
Issue Date: 2003
School/Discipline: School of Mechanical Engineering
Statement of
Responsibility: 
Fuss Franz Konstantin, Sabitzer Ronald J. and Eckho Stephan
Abstract: In order, in the case of a surgical instrument for introducing intervertebral implants into the intervertebral space between adjacent vertebral bodies, to facilitate the introduction of the intervertebral implant even when access is difficult, it is proposed that the surgical instrument comprises two mutually opposing guide bodies, which each have a guide directed towards the other guide body and together form between them a guideway, along which an intervertebral implant is insertable laterally into the intervertebral space.
Description: Application Number:09/916192 Publication Date: 07/29/2003
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Patent #: United States Patent 6599294
RMID: 0020094467
Published version: http://www.freepatentsonline.com/6599294.html
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