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The present invention relates to methods to provide superior fixation of orthopedic devices within bones, through use of a resorbable cement material. As well, methods to provide temporary fixation of orthopedic devices within bones until the natural bone tissue may ingrow with the device are also disclosed. The methods are broadly applicable to repair of fractures or other divisive or compressive maladies in bones, augmentation of the osteopenic skeleton, and attachment of prostheses.

Title
Fixation of orthopedic devices
Application Number
8/163908
Publication Number
5514137
Application Date
December 6, 1993
Publication Date
May 7, 1996
Inventor
Richard D Coutts
4210 Ridgeway, San Diego, 92116
CA, US
Agent
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
IPC
A61F 5/04
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