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A fracture fixation implant formed from a single piece of material bent in loop form to provide juxtaposed first and second legs joined by a bend. The first leg is dimensional and configured to be implanted within a bone to extend across a fracture in the bone, the second leg extending backwardly from the bend and having a length to extend on an outer surface of the bone across the fracture. The implant exits from the bone at the bend, such that application of a pulling force on the second leg produces compression across the fracture. The second leg is flat and is provided with a plurality of holes in which bone screws can be installed to secure the second leg directly to the bone and maintain the compression across the fracture. The implant avoids the use of washers.

Title
Implant device for applying compression across a fracture site
Application Number
11/377605
Publication Number
7811286 (B2)
Application Date
March 16, 2006
Publication Date
October 12, 2010
Inventor
Robert J Medoff
Kailua, 96734
HI, US
Agent
Ladas & Parry
Assignee
David Medoff
CA, US
Lars G Tellman
SE
Robert J Medoff
HI, US
IPC
A61B 17/58
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