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Deployable Rasp Tool

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000220935D
Publication Date: 2012-Aug-15
Document File: 1 page(s) / 27K

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Abstract

Endplate or bone surface preparation/ adding additional multi-functionality, providing additional functionality to a harmonic blade by means of a deployable rasp.

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Deployable Rasp Tool SUMMARY


Endplate or bone surface preparation/ adding additional multi-functionality, providing additional functionality to a harmonic blade by means of a deployable rasp.

DESCRIPTION


A switch on the device handle provides a means to deploy a secondary arm that is attached to device shaft. The arm is deployed by means of a rack and pinion type of mechanism. This feature would allow the surgeon to prepare the space after removal of the disc material without having to switch devices.

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