US 10,376,377 B2
Intervertebral spacer and plate
Jody L. Seifert, Birdsboro, PA (US); Matthew Hansell, Schwenksville, PA (US); and Adam Friedrich, Cinnaminson, NJ (US)
Assigned to Globus Medical, Inc., Audubon, PA (US)
Filed by GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC., Audubon, PA (US)
Filed on Oct. 11, 2017, as Appl. No. 15/729,825.
Application 15/729,825 is a continuation in part of application No. 15/144,054, filed on May 2, 2016, granted, now 9,956,087.
Application 15/144,054 is a continuation in part of application No. 15/097,466, filed on Apr. 13, 2016, granted, now 9,987,144.
Application 15/097,466 is a continuation in part of application No. 14/802,229, filed on Jul. 17, 2015, granted, now 10,016,282.
Prior Publication US 2018/0042732 A1, Feb. 15, 2018
Int. Cl. A61F 2/44 (2006.01); A61F 2/46 (2006.01); A61F 2/30 (2006.01); A61B 17/84 (2006.01); A61B 17/86 (2006.01)
CPC A61F 2/4425 (2013.01) [A61F 2/30771 (2013.01); A61F 2/447 (2013.01); A61F 2/4455 (2013.01); A61F 2/4611 (2013.01); A61B 17/846 (2013.01); A61B 17/8605 (2013.01); A61B 17/8625 (2013.01); A61B 17/8685 (2013.01); A61F 2/30749 (2013.01); A61F 2002/3008 (2013.01); A61F 2002/3093 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30266 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30383 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30387 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30433 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30512 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30538 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30556 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30576 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30578 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30579 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30604 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30622 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30777 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30836 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30841 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30878 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30904 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30957 (2013.01); A61F 2002/443 (2013.01); A61F 2002/4475 (2013.01); A61F 2002/4615 (2013.01); A61F 2002/4623 (2013.01); A61F 2002/4625 (2013.01); A61F 2002/4627 (2013.01); A61F 2002/4629 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A surgical system comprising:
an implant comprising:
a first endplate;
a second endplate;
a first ramped body extending between the first endplate and the second endplate, wherein the first ramped body comprises at least one upwardly facing ramp engaging the first endplate and at least one downwardly facing ramp engaging the second endplate; and
an actuator in engagement with the first ramped body, wherein rotation of the actuator causes translation of the first ramped body, thereby causing expansion of the implant; and
an inserter configured to engage the implant,
wherein the inserter comprises an outer shaft and a distal engagement portion at non-zero angle relative to the outer shaft,
wherein a first engagement tip and a second engagement tip extend from the distal engagement portion, and
wherein the first engagement tip comprises a threaded shaft.