Patents Assigned to DIMSO (Distribution Medicale du Sud-Quest)
  • Patent number: 6527804
    Abstract: An intervertebral disc prosthesis comprising two plates and a cushion interposed between the plates is contemplated. The cushion includes a compressible body having two ends in contact with the plates. At least one of the ends is freely displaceable relative to the plate in a parallel direction. Thus, the prosthesis imitates and approximates the mechanical properties of a healthy natural intervertebral disc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2001
    Date of Patent: March 4, 2003
    Assignee: DIMSO (Distribution Medicale du Sud-Quest)
    Inventors: Fabien Gauchet, RĂ©gis Le Couedic