Anterior interbody fusion device

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An interbody fusion device includes a pair of lateral spacers and a pair of central spacers, each sized for percutaneous introduction through a disc resection portal in the disc annulus. Each of the lateral spacers includes opposing side faces defining a channel therein, while each of the central spacers includes arms at their opposite ends configured to be received within a channel of a corresponding lateral spacer. The arms and channels are interlocking to prevent separation of the components once assembled within the intradiscal space. The assembly of the central and lateral spacers defines a cavity therebetween for insertion of bone graft material. The central and lateral spacers are configured so that the bone graft cavity is oriented over the weakest, but most vascular and biologically active, bone of the vertebral body, while the lateral spacers are situated adjacent the disc annulus and over the strongest vertebral bone.

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SDGI HOLDINGS, INC.WILMINGTON, DE174

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Boyd, Larry Memphis, TN 11 1403
Kozak, Jeffrey Houston, TX 11 1095

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7637951 Nested interbody spinal fusion implants 72 2002
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8075621 Expandable push-in arcuate interbody spinal fusion implant with tapered configuration during insertion 34 2003
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7621958 Methods and instruments for interbody fusion 27 2004
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7608107 Expandable implant with interlocking walls and method for use thereof 107 2004
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7837732 Intervertebral body fusion cage with keels and implantation methods 44 2004
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7691148 Frusto-conical spinal implant 13 2005
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7540882 Artificial spinal fusion implant with asymmetrical leading end 53 2005
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7892286 Expandable push-in orthopedic implant 46 2005
7569054 Tubular member having a passage and opposed bone contacting extensions 72 2005
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7935148 Adjustable insertion device for a vertebral implant 8 2006
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8409286 Expandable spinal fusion device and methods of promoting spinal fusion 5 2006
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8292957 Bone hemi-lumbar arcuate interbody spinal fusion implant having an asymmetrical leading end 2 2006
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* 2007/0233,247 Hybrid intervertebral spinal fusion implant 66 2006
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