US 10,376,375 B2
Supporting member for implanting into vertebra and implanting system and method using the same
Jui-Yang Hsieh, Taipei (TW)
Filed by Jui-Yang Hsieh, Taipei (TW)
Filed on Apr. 21, 2017, as Appl. No. 15/493,752.
Claims priority of application No. 105205769 A (TW), filed on Apr. 22, 2016.
Prior Publication US 2017/0304067 A1, Oct. 26, 2017
Int. Cl. A61F 2/44 (2006.01); A61F 2/46 (2006.01); A61F 2/30 (2006.01)
CPC A61F 2/442 (2013.01) [A61F 2/30771 (2013.01); A61F 2/4455 (2013.01); A61F 2/4601 (2013.01); A61F 2/4611 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30377 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30593 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30604 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30904 (2013.01); A61F 2002/4435 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A combinable supporting member that is adapted to be implanted into a vertebra, comprising:
a hollow-cored portion having an upper surface and a lower surface opposing the upper surface;
a first guide portion formed on the upper surface;
a second guide portion corresponding in position to the first guide portion and formed on the lower surface;
a first engaging portion formed on the upper surface; and
a second engaging portion corresponding in position to the first engaging portion and formed on the lower surface,
wherein the second guide portion extends outward from the hollow-cored portion, along a first axis, to form an extending portion, to which another supporting member is slidably coupled along the first axis.