Intervertebral spacer and plate

  • US 9,956,087 B2
  • Filed: 05/02/2016
  • Issued: 05/01/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/17/2015
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A surgical system comprising:

  • an implant comprising;

    a first endplate, wherein the first endplate comprises a planar portion with protrusions and an extension portion;

    a second endplate;

    a first ramped body extending between the first endplate and the second endplate, wherein the first ramped body comprises at least one upwardly facing ramp engaging the first endplate and at least one downwardly facing ramp engaging the second endplate;

    an actuator in engagement with the first ramped body, wherein rotation of the actuator causes translation of the first ramped body, thereby causing expansion of the implant; and

    a first socket formed through the extension portion of the first endplate, wherein the first socket extends completely above the planar portion of the first endplate; and

    a first anchor configured to fasten the implant to the patient, wherein the anchor is received in the first socket.

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