Global Patent Index - EP 1011505 A1

EP 1011505 A1 2000-06-28 - THREADED FUSION CAGE ANCHORING DEVICE AND METHOD

Title (en)

THREADED FUSION CAGE ANCHORING DEVICE AND METHOD

Title (de)

VERFAHREN UND GERÄT ZUR VERANKERUNG EINES FUSIONSKÄFIGS MIT GEWENDE

Title (fr)

PROCEDE ET DISPOSITIF D'ANCRAGE D'UNE CAGE DE FUSION FILETEE

Publication

EP 1011505 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98918683 A

Priority

  • US 9808272 W
  • US 4419097 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9848718A1] This invention is an anchoring device and method for stabilizing adjacent vertebral joints. The anchoring device (12) includes an anchoring plate (26) adapted to be secured to at least one vertebral disc having a central portion (32), extended end portions (34), and at least one lateral extension (60). The central portion includes an anchoring nut (28) for fastening the anchoring plate to a vertebral implant (24), and the end portions include anchoring screws (30) for fastening the anchoring plate to the vertebral disc. The vertebral implant is preferably a threaded fusion cage (24), wherein the anchoring nut is rotatable fixed to both the anchoring plate and the threaded fusion cage. The anchoring device preferably includes the central portion, and each extended end portion having at least one locking tab (48, 52) for rotatable locking the anchoring nut and anchoring screws. Additionally, the central portion includes a plurality of a projecting detent (42) along an outer periphery which mate with corresponding slots (44) on the threaded fusion cage.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61B 17/70

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61B 17/58 (2006.01); A61F 2/44 (2006.01); A61F 2/46 (2006.01); A61F 2/00 (2006.01); A61F 2/30 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61F 2/446 (2013.01); A61F 2/4611 (2013.01); A61F 2/442 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30235 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30382 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30578 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30774 (2013.01); A61F 2002/3085 (2013.01); A61F 2002/4475 (2013.01); A61F 2002/449 (2013.01); A61F 2002/4627 (2013.01); A61F 2220/0033 (2013.01); A61F 2230/0069 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9848718A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

WO 9848718 A1 19981105; AU 7156198 A 19981124; AU 735572 B2 20010712; CA 2287260 A1 19981105; EP 1011505 A1 20000628; JP 2001524853 A 20011204

INPADOC legal status


2006-05-17 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20051101

2000-06-28 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19991125

2000-06-28 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE ES FR GB IT