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A bone fixation apparatus for anchoring a surgical member to bone for the fixation of bone or soft tissue to bone. The bone fixation apparatus includes a post device having a leg portion slidably insertable into a hole formed in bone. The leg portion is of sufficient length relative to the interior diameter of the hole to resist removal of the leg portion from the hole when forces substantially parallel to the outer surface of the bone are applied to the post device to anchor the surgical member to bone. In one aspect of the invention, the surgical member is a plate section of an elongated sheet of surgical plate material which may be divided into a plurality of plate sections each having an arbitrary shape.

Title
Surgical bone fixation apparatus
Application Number
8/428913
Publication Number
5634926
Application Date
April 25, 1995
Publication Date
June 3, 1997
Inventor
Richard P Jobe
26985 Orchard Hill, Los Altos Hills, 94022
CA, US
Agent
Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert
IPC
A61B 17/56
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