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Patent: 9,956,088

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Summary for Patent: 9,956,088
Title:Expandable spacer and method of use thereof
Abstract: An expandable implant is disclosed having an adjustable height for insertion between two adjacent bony structures or joint surfaces, for example between two adjacent spinal vertebrae. The implant includes at least one gear associated with at least one threaded shaft. Rotation of the gear engages the threaded shaft to expand the implant. The implant can be inserted in a collapsed configuration and expanded in situ. The invention also provides methods for using the implant to facilitate arthrodesis or fusion of adjacent joint surfaces or spinal vertebrae.
Inventor(s): Glerum; Chad (Pennsburg, PA)
Assignee: Globus Medical, Inc. (Audubon, PA)
Application Number:15/292,275
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 9,956,088

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Approval Date Patent No. Expiredate
Nps Pharmaceuticals, Inc. NATPARA parathyroid hormone For Injection 125511 2015-01-23 ⤷  Free Forever Trial 2030-01-12
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