Intervertebral implant

Patent Number: 9387092

Patent Date: 2016-07-12

Patent type: utility

An intervertebral implant for being implanted between adjacent vertebrae is provided. The implant includes a generally elongate implant body having a length extending between opposite longitudinal ends thereof, a superior face and an inferior face. The superior face and inferior face include cortical teeth adjacent to the implant body longitudinal ends. Additionally, the superior and inferior faces include longitudinally central teeth intermediate the cortical teeth and have bone engaging ends. The central teeth have a sharper configuration than that of the cortical teeth bone engaging ends for biting into the softer central bone material of the vertebrae. The cortical teeth are arranged in a first density per unit area and the central teeth are arranged in a second density per unit area that is less than the first density.


First Name Last Name City State Country
Scott Perrow - - -
Daniel Ryan Mermuys - - -
Steven A. Schopler - - -


Section Class Sub Class Group Sub Group
A 61 F 2 44
A 61 F 2 46
A 61 F 2 30
A 61 F 2 28


Organization First Name Last Name City State Country
Pioneer Surgical Technology, Inc. - - - - -