2051665 is referenced by 1 patents.

The invention includes a prosthetic rib which isadjustable in length through relatively minor surgical pro-cedures subsequent to initial implantation along with methodsfor using same in the treatment of chest wall deformities andscoliosis and in immobilizing fractured ribs. The prostheticrib is designed for secure attachment to existing natural ribsin a manner which minimizes constricture thereof, providessubstantial torsional stability, and permits the prosthesis toaccommodate traumatic impact thereto while resisting fractureof the associated natural ribs.

Title
Prothese de cote verticale extensible
Expandable vertical prosthetic rib
Publication Number
2051665
Application Date
April 13, 1990
Publication Date
November 1, 1990
Inventor
Campbell Robert M Jr
Agent
RIDOUT & MAYBEE
Assignee
Campbell Robert M Jr
Assignee
Campbell Robert M Jr
IPC
A61F 02/02
A61B 17/80
A61F 02/28
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