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A fastener for securing bone graft between a pair of bone portions. The fastener includes a curved elongated member having a shank for extending into the bone graft and pair of bone portions. The shank has an end portion which receives a force for driving the shank into the pair of bone portions and the bone graft. The shank has a plurality barbs projecting therefrom for resisting movement of the shank relative to the bone graft and the bone portions.

Title
Apparatus and method for securing bone graft
Application Number
7/24577
Publication Number
4790303
Application Date
March 11, 1987
Publication Date
December 13, 1988
Inventor
Arthur D Steffee
Moreland Hills
OH, US
Agent
Tarolli Sundheim & Covell
Assignee
AcroMed Corporation
OH, US
IPC
A61F 5/04
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