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A bone fixing device, in particular for fixing to the sacrum for osteosynthesis of the backbone, comprises elongate link means receiving at least one bone-fastening screw, which passes through an orifice formed in the link means. In the bottom of the link means there is included a bearing surface of essentially circular cross-section. The head of the screw includes an essentially spherical surface for bearing against said bearing surface. The link means include a first thread in the vicinity of said orifice. The device further includes a plug having a second thread suitable for co-operating with the first thread, the plug being suitable for coming into clamping contact against said screw head to hold it in a desired angular position. According to the invention, the link means are constituted by a single-piece plate-shaped element having the orifice and the first thread formed therein, and said bearing surface is essentially spherical.

Bone fixing device, in particular for fixing to the sacrum during osteosynthesis of the backbone
Application Number
Publication Number
Application Date
May 12, 1997
Publication Date
February 8, 2000
Franck Ganem
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
Stryker France
A61B 17/70
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