05024213 is referenced by 218 patents and cites 4 patents.

Apparatus for connecting a bendable elongate rod with a vertebra. The apparatus comprises a body portion having an opening for receiving the rod. A connector portion is fixed to and extends from the body portion for connecting the body portion with the vertebra. A pair of spaced apart arcuate surfaces are located in the opening in the body portion for engaging the rod at axially spaced locations.

Title
Connector for a corrective device
Application Number
7/308430
Publication Number
5024213
Application Date
February 8, 1989
Publication Date
June 18, 1991
Inventor
William Carson
Columbia
MO, US
Charles F Heinig
Charlotte
NC, US
Walter E Strippgen
Golden
CO, US
Marc A Asher
Prairie Village
KS, US
Agent
Tarolli Sundheim & Covell
Assignee
AcroMed Corporation
OH, US
IPC
A61F 5/00
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