Resources Contact Us Home
Intervertebral stabilizer, methods of use, and instrumentation therefor

Image Number 16 for United States Patent #7582114.

An intervertebral stabilizer includes: a first surface operable to engage an endplate of a first vertebral bone of a spine; a second surface spaced apart from the first surface and operable to engage an endplate of an adjacent second vertebral bone of the spine; a spring element between the first and second surfaces and operable to provide reactive force in response to compression loads from the first and second vertebral bones, wherein a cross-sectional profile taken through the surfaces is hourglass shaped.

  Recently Added Patents
Method for releasing a locking in mobile terminal and mobile terminal using the same
Vaccine composition against Streptococcus pyogenes
Method for eliciting an immune response to human telomerase reverse transcriptase
Packet communication system and packet communication method, and node and user device
Normalized contextual performance metric for the assessment of fatigue-related incidents
Cooling structure for electronic device
Secondary battery pack including insulative mounting member into which PCM is inserted in lateral direction
  Randomly Featured Patents
Thrombin muteins as antidotes for thrombin inhibitors
Contoured merchandiser
Information processing apparatus and method
Apparatus and method for communicating with semiconductor devices of a serial interconnection
System and method for allocating resources by examining a system characteristic
Heat sink and method for removing heat from a plurality of components
Computer apparatus having a multiway acoustic output and input system
Apparatus and method to convert marine current into electrical power
Method for manufacturing shallow trench isolation