06283973 is referenced by 237 patents and cites 29 patents.

The present invention relates to a screw comprising a screw body including a tip portion having a front face, an end portion having a rear face and being positioned to lie in spaced-apart relation to the tip portion, a threaded portion having a rounded thread extending between the tip portion and the end portion, and a passageway extending the length of the screw body from the front face to the rear face.

Title
Strength fixation device
Application Number
9/427598
Publication Number
6283973 (B1)
Application Date
October 27, 1999
Publication Date
September 4, 2001
Inventor
Robert Jan Enzerink
Tracy
CA, US
Eric Hubbard
Modesto
CA, US
Agent
Barnes & Thornburg
US
Assignee
DePuy Orthopaedics
IN, US
IPC
A61F 2/28
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