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A method and apparatus for interosseous bone fixation. Portions of bone on opposite sides of a fracture are compressed toward each other by inserting the opposite ends of a bone stape into each bone portion and crimping the central portion of the staple. A bone staple having a central web portion adapted to be crimped into substantially an inverted V shape is also disclosed. Various devices for crimping a bone staple are also disclosed.

Title
Method and apparatus for interosseous bone fixation
Application Number
7/12838
Publication Number
4841960
Application Date
February 10, 1987
Publication Date
June 27, 1989
Inventor
Eric T Garner
7123 Mountain Grove, San Antonio, 78250
TX, US
Agent
Richard J Smith
IPC
A61F 5/04
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