Joint distractor for the spineOterdoom, D. L. M., Kuijlen, J. M. A., de Krosse, E. & Neutel, R. J., 24-Jan-2019, Patent No. WO2019016303, 19-Jul-2018, Priority date 20-Jul-2017
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The present invention relates to a joint distractor (1) for the spine, which joint distractor comprises a bone anchor (2) for attaching the joint distractor to a vertebrae, in particular a pedicle of the vertebrae, wherein the bone anchor comprises a forward longitudinal element (3) having a smooth outer surface (4) and comprises a passage (5) for receiving a Kirschner wire in a sliding manner. The bone anchor comprising a forward longitudinal element having a smooth outer surface and comprising a passage for receiving a Kirschner wire (22) in a sliding manner enables to push the bone anchor in the vertebrae while making use of guidance given by the Kirschner wire.
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