04308863 is referenced by 144 patents and cites 14 patents.

An improved external fixation device is disclosed composed of a pair of arcuate frame segments and multiple adjustment rods and pin holders, which cooperate with one another as well as plural pins extending through the soft tissue and bone of a patient to rigidly immobilize a bone fracture and permit compression, neutralization or distraction of the fracture from a location external to the body.

Title
External fixation device
Application Number
6/85996
Publication Number
4308863
Application Date
October 18, 1979
Publication Date
January 5, 1982
Inventor
David A Fischer
Minneapolis
MN, US
Agent
Knobbe Martens Olson Hubbard & Bear
Assignee
Ace Orthopedic Manufacturing
CA, US
IPC
A61B 17/18
A61F 5/04
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