Patent Number: 7,824,444

Title: Expandable spherical spinal implant

Abstract: A prosthetic implant for forming a support structure between adjoining vertebrae in a spinal column. The prosthetic implant includes a generally spherical or ellipsoidal body that at least partially engages a surface of adjacent vertebrae.

Inventors: Biscup; Robert S. (Chagrin Falls, OH), Leroux; Clayton G. (Avon, OH)

Assignee: Spineco, Inc.

International Classification: A61F 2/44 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00