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A subcutaneously formed in place orthopedic fixation device is provided, such as for fixation of the spine or other bone or bones. The device comprises an inflatable member, such as a tubular balloon. A heat source is provided in thermal communication with the interior of the balloon. The balloon is positioned at a treatment site while in a flexible, low crossing profile configuration. The balloon is thereafter inflated with a hardenable media, and heated to accelerate hardening of the media. Methods and delivery structures are also disclosed.

Title
Formed in place fixation system with thermal acceleration
Application Number
11/151785
Publication Number
7780705 (B2)
Application Date
June 14, 2005
Publication Date
August 24, 2010
Inventor
James Huntington Dabney
Irvine
CA, US
Thanh Van Nguyen
Irvine
CA, US
To V Pham
Trabuco Canyon
CA, US
George P Teitelbaum
Santa Monica
CA, US
Samuel M Shaolian
Newport Beach
CA, US
Assignee
Warsaw Orthopedic
IN, US
IPC
A61B 17/70
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