04450834 is referenced by 117 patents and cites 12 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
85996
Publication Number
4450834
Application Date
August 7, 1981
Publication Date
May 29, 1984
Inventor
David A Fischer
Minneapolis
MN, US
Agent
Hubbard & Stetina
Assignee
Ace Orthopedic Manufacturing
CA, US
IPC
A61F
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