05954722 is referenced by 506 patents and cites 11 patents.

A locking plate apparatus for engagement with a bone is provided in accordance with the present invention. Locking plate apparatus includes a plate that has a body portion and an internal wall defining a plate hole through body portion and a bushing with a passageway therethrough. Bushing is sized for polyaxial rotation within plate hole. Locking plate apparatus also includes an attachment component that has a leading portion sized for extension through passageway and into bone and an opposite trailing portion. Trailing portion presses bushing against internal wall of plate to forrn a friction lock between bushing and plate in a selected polyaxial position.

Title
Polyaxial locking plate
Application Number
8/902061
Publication Number
5954722
Application Date
July 29, 1997
Publication Date
September 21, 1999
Inventor
Frank S Bono
Leesburg
IN, US
Agent
Barnes & Thornburg
Assignee
DePuy Acromed
OH, US
IPC
A61B 17/56
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