Expandable intervertebral implant for use with instrument

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An artificial functional spinal unit including an expandable intervertebral implant that can be inserted via a posterior surgical approach and used with one or more facet replacement devices to provide an anatomically correct range of motion is described. Lordotic and non-lordotic expandable, articulating implants and cages are described, along with embodiments of facet replacement devices and instruments for insertion. Methods of insertion are also described.

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Gordon, Charles R Tyler, TX 52 3304
Hanson, Heather S San Antonio, TX 26 3241
Harbold, Corey T Tyler, TX 21 3172

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