Expandable intervertebral spacer

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PATENT NO RE47427
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15159524

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An expandable spacer, comprising: an axial tube having a surface, a proximal end and a distal end and a length, wherein, said surface defines a plurality of slits, said plurality of slits defining at least two axially displaced extensions, such that when said tube is axially compressed, said extensions extend out of said surface and define a geometry of an expanded spacer. Preferably the spacer is adapted to be inserted between two spinal vertebrae of a human.

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MEDTRONIC HOLDING COMPANY SÀRLROUTE DU MOLLIAU 31 TOLOCHENAZ 1131

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Globerman, Oren Kfar-Shmaryahu, IL 101 8999
Shavit, Ronen Tel-Aviv, IL 27 2275

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