Spinal stabilization device

  • US 20070225710A1
  • Filed: 02/13/2007
  • Published: 09/27/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/24/2003
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. A flexible connection unit for use in a spinal fixation device, comprising:

  • a longitudinal member having first end portion, a second end portion and a flexible member interposed between the first end portion and the second end portion, at least one of the first end portion and the second end portion configured to be coupled to a first bone securing member; and

    a spacer located between the first and second end portions, wherein at least a portion of the flexible member passes through an axial channel of the spacer and wherein the spacer comprises a resilient element configured to be coupled to a second bone securing member.

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