Patents Examined by P. Kilbel
  • Patent number: 5000166
    Abstract: The implant kit for stabilizing regions of a spine employs a plurality of fixing bands which are at least similar to one another and stabilizing elements which are adapted to be secured to the bands. Each fixing band is provided with bores at the opposite ends for securement to a spondyle as well as trough-like recesses in an intermediate portion for receiving the stabilizing elements and/or a correcting instrument. The components can be used for all regions of a spine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 1989
    Date of Patent: March 19, 1991
    Assignees: Sulzer Brothers Limited, Allo Pro AG
    Inventor: Kurt Karpf