US Patent No. 10,166,112

PROTHESIS FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF A POSTERIOR ELEMENT OF A VERTEBRA


Patent No. 10,166,112
Issue Date January 01, 2019
Title Prothesis For The Replacement Of A Posterior Element Of A Vertebra
Inventorship T. Wade Fallin, Hyde Park, UT (US)
Robert W. Hoy, Essex Junction, VT (US)
E. Marlowe Goble, Logan, UT (US)
Assignee Globus Medical, Inc., Audubon, PA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,166,112

1. A prosthetic implant comprising:a body portion configured to attach to a vertebral body, the body portion comprising an upper portion corresponding to at least one prosthetic superior facet and a lower portion corresponding to at least one prosthetic inferior facet;
a first mount and a second mount attached to the upper portion, wherein the first mount and the second mount are configured to each receive a fixation member independent of the body portion.