Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Anterior cervical plate system










Image Number 15 for United States Patent #6916320.

Anatomically contoured anterior cervical plates with bone ingrowth surfaces, providing for intersegmental compressive preloading, and a rigid and locked interface to all of the bone screws, with those engaging the vertebrae deployed in highly convergent pairs. The bone screws have a tapered self-tapping leading end, an increasing root diameter with a generally constant outer diameter with a thread that is narrow and sharp throughout and an enlarged head portion capable of an interference fit to the receiving holes of the plate. Instrumentation consists of plate holders, a compression apparatus and a pilot hole forming device that interlocks with the plate. Methods for spinal compression and bone hole preparation are provided.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Context-sensitive views
Power management systems and designs
Buffering stop structure and corresponding packing case
Delivery of captions, content advisory and other data through digital interface
Electronic badge
Methods of preventing and treating viral infections by inhibiting the deISGylation activity of OTU domain-containing viral proteins
Method and apparatus for determining the altitude of a mobile device
  Randomly Featured Patents
Transaction payment system
Resist composition and patterning process
Pulse compression technique for high duty factor radar
Programming memory cells with additional data for increased threshold voltage resolution
Electrosurgical unit and method for achieving coagulation of biological tissue
Dispenser
Systems and methods for takeoff assistance and analysis
Addition cure coating with improved adhesion
Adjustable ratchet pliers
Enhanced decoupling of MRI RF coil pairs during RF tuning of MRI RF transmit coil