Document Type

Patent

Abstract

A removable anchoring pedicle screw includes an implant mounting screw, an anchor screw, and a nose piece. The anchor screw is configured to be rotated relative to the implant mounting screw such that the nose piece engages an expandable anchor. The expandable anchor is disposed between the implant mounting screw and the nose piece such that rotation of the anchor screw relative to the implant mounting screw causes expansion of the expandable anchor.

Patent Country

US

Patent Number

US8734497

Publication Date

5-27-2014

Assignee(s)

The University of Toledo

Application Number

13/254961

Filing Date

March 2010

Primary Class

606/310

Secondary Class

606/313

Rights

These materials are free of copyright restrictions and are in the public domain within the United States only. The USPTO reserves the right to assert copyright protection internationally.

Institution

The University of Toledo

Repository

University of Toledo Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Initiatives

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