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Publication numberUSD629519 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/341,647
Publication dateDec 21, 2010
Filing dateAug 10, 2009
Priority dateAug 10, 2009
Publication number29341647, 341647, US D629519 S1, US D629519S1, US-S1-D629519, USD629519 S1, USD629519S1
InventorsKenneth L. Horton
Original AssigneeHorton Kenneth L
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Dowel implant
US D629519 S1
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Claims(1)
  1. I claim the ornamental design for a dowel implant, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a top front right perspective view of a dowel implant showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevation view thereof

FIG. 4 is a side elevation view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a bottom rear right perspective view thereof.

The dowel implant is used to hold a spinal implant in a fixed position between two vertebral bodies.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
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2Polly, Jr. et al., "Surgical Treatment for the Painful Motion Segment", Spine, 2005, pp. S44-S51, vol. 30, No. 16S, published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.
3Powers, et al., "Minimally Invasive Fusion and Fixation Techniques", Neurosurgery Clinics of North America, Oct. 2006, pp. 447-489, vol. 17, Issue 4, published by Elsevier, Inc.
4Seldomridge, et al., "Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery", The American Journal of Orthopedics, May 2005, pp. 224-232.
5Stein, et al., "Percutaneous Facet Joint Fusion: Preliminary Experience", Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Jan.-Feb. 1993, pp. 69-74, vol. 4, No. 1.
Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD24/155