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An orthopedic bone bolt and bone plate construct comprising a bone plate member and a series of fasteners. The bone plate member has at least one open portions, with the open portions allowing placement of a series of fasteners therethrough at spaced apart positions along a length of the open portions. The series of fasteners are attachable to the plate member at the open portions, with at least one of the fasteners including a multi-angle fastener having a pair of fastener sections configured to be angled relative to one another. The multi-angle fastener comprising; an upper section having a central longitudinal axis and an outer surface; a lower section having a central longitudinal axis and an outer surface with a threaded portion configured to be surgically implantable into a patient's bone tissue and a joint for connecting the upper and lower sections together. The joint including corresponding mating surfaces configured to articulate with each other sufficiently to allow the upper and lower sections to angle relative to one another.

Title
Multi angle bone bolt
Application Number
8/411532
Publication Number
5591166
Application Date
March 27, 1995
Publication Date
January 7, 1997
Inventor
Matthew M Morrison
Memphis
TN, US
Andrew Bernhardt
Cordova
TN, US
Agent
Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger
Assignee
Smith & Nephew Richards
TN, US
IPC
A61B 17/56
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