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Publication numberUSD626233 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/314,842
Publication dateOct 26, 2010
Filing dateMay 4, 2009
Priority dateFeb 28, 2008
Also published asUS8267939, US8603170, US20090222100, US20120290097, US20140039629
Publication number29314842, 314842, US D626233 S1, US D626233S1, US-S1-D626233, USD626233 S1, USD626233S1
InventorsRobert Cipoletti, Thomas Alheidt, Steven Willis
Original AssigneeStryker Spine
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Expandable intervertebral implant
US D626233 S1
Abstract
A method of inserting an expandable intervertebral implant is disclosed. The implant preferably includes first and second members capable of being expanded upon movement of first and second wedges. The first and second wedges, while being capable of moving with respect to each other and the first and second members are also preferably attached to the first and second members. In addition, the first and second wedges are preferably capable of moving only in a first direction, while movement in a second direction is inhibited. The first and second wedges are also preferably prevented from torsionally moving with respect to the first and second members.
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for an expandable intervertebral implant, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an expandable intervertebral implant, in accordance with one embodiment of the present invention shown in an unexpanded state.

FIG. 2 is a perspective view of the expandable intervertebral implant shown in FIG. 1, shown in an expanded state.

FIG. 3 is a top view of the expandable intervertebral implant shown in FIG. 1, the bottom view being a mirror image thereof.

FIG. 4 a top view of the expandable intervertebral implant shown in FIG. 2, the bottom view being a mirror image thereof.

FIG. 5 is a left-side view of the expandable intervertebral implant shown in FIG. 1, the right-side view being a mirror image thereof.

FIG. 6 is a left-side view of the expandable intervertebral implant shown in FIG. 2, the right-side view being a mirror image thereof.

FIG. 7 is a rear view of the expandable intervertebral implant shown in FIG. 1.

FIG. 8 is a rear view of the expandable intervertebral implant shown in FIG. 2.

FIG. 9 is a front view of the expandable intervertebral implant shown in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 10 is a front view of the expandable intervertebral implant shown in FIG. 2.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
1Milton, AIPLA quarterly Journal, vol. 34, No. 3, p. 333-358, Summer 2006.
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