04606335 is referenced by 78 patents and cites 7 patents.

A cerclage wire passer comprises a proximal portion with handle structure and an S-shaped distal portion with an eyelet hole at the outer end thereof. The S-shaped distal portion includes a primary curved segment that fits around the bone to be cerclaged and a secondary reverse curved segment which accommodates the mass of tissue and muscle surrounding the bone when the wire passer is manipulated.

Title
Cerclage wire passer
Application Number
6/642366
Publication Number
4606335
Application Date
August 20, 1984
Publication Date
August 19, 1986
Inventor
Robert S Wedeen
Coatesville
PA, US
Agent
Connolly and Hutz
Assignee
Highland Orthopedic Center
PA, US
IPC
A61F 5/04
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