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Publication numberUSD629905 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/342,657
Publication dateDec 28, 2010
Filing dateAug 28, 2009
Priority dateAug 28, 2009
Publication number29342657, 342657, US D629905 S1, US D629905S1, US-S1-D629905, USD629905 S1, USD629905S1
InventorsKenneth L. Horton, Jeffrey Roh, Evan Zeiger
Original AssigneeHorton Kenneth L, Jeffrey Roh, Evan Zeiger
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Facet fusion wedge
US D629905 S1
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  1. We claim the ornamental design for a facet fusion wedge, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a top, front, right perspective view of a facet fusion wedge showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a bottom, front, right perspective view thereof.

The ornamental design for a surgical implant used to fuse a facet joint.

Non-Patent Citations
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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.
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U.S. ClassificationD24/155