System and method for manipulating a spinal construct

Patent Number: 9387017

Patent Date: 2016-07-12

Patent type: utility

A system and device for manipulating a spinal construct is provided. For example, the manipulation device can include a drive member to be disposed within a first surgical sleeve extending from a first vertebra, and a coupling member positioned adjacent a second surgical sleeve. In one embodiment, at least one of the drive member and the coupling member can be releasably engaged to an actuation mechanism. In one aspect, the actuation mechanism can include a floating and/or auto-locking pivot point thereby allowing a user to quickly and easily position the manipulation device relative to the adjacent surgical sleeves. Additionally, a method of manipulating spinal constructs is also provided.


First Name Last Name City State Country
Christopher Ramsay - - -
Shawn D. Stad - - -
Paul G. Beaudoin - - -
Garth G. Baker - - -
Tony Y. Tannoury - - -


Section Class Sub Class Group Sub Group
A 61 B 17 70


Organization First Name Last Name City State Country
DePuy Synthes Products, LLC - - - - -