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Title:
STRUCTURE FOR CREATING CAVITY IN BODY INTERIOR REGION
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2007021244
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide a novel instrument for creating a cavity in an interior region of a body.

A cavity creating structure 20 is held by a distal end portion of a thin and long shaft 12 which has a size to be deployed inside a cortical bone structure by passing through a percutaneous path and forms a curved surface defining at least a part of a loop with dimensions to form the cavity in the cancellous bone volume. The cavity creating structure 20 is equipped with a control device 30 which has a figure to control the rotations of the distal end portion and backward and forward movements of the cavity creating structure in the cancellous bone volume through at least one opening to form the cavity, is coupled to the cavity creating structure, and is located on the proximal end portion.


Inventors:
REILEY MARK A
SCHOLTEN ARIE
Application Number:
JP2006000267402
Publication Date:
February 01, 2007
Filing Date:
September 29, 2006
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
KYPHON INC
International Classes:
A61B17/16; A61B17/22; A61B17/32; A61B17/56; A61B17/88; A61B18/00; A61B19/02; A61F2/44; A61F2/46; A61M25/00; A61B17/00; A61B17/02; A61B18/24; A61F2/30; A61M1/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
山本 秀策