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An osteotomy plate for maintaining the spacing of a wedge-like opening in bone, the osteotomy plate comprising: a body having a front side and a back side; a protrusion extending out of the back side of the body for disposition in the wedge-like opening; and a plurality of mounting holes for receiving fixation screws therein, the mounting holes being formed in the body such that when the protrusion is disposed in the wedge-like opening, the mounting holes direct the fixation screws into bone on either side of the wedge-like opening.

Title
Method and apparatus for performing an open wedge, high tibial osteotomy
Application Number
11/904453
Publication Number
8137406 (B2)
Application Date
September 27, 2007
Publication Date
March 20, 2012
Inventor
Robert E Schneider
Erie
CO, US
Kelly G Ammann
Boulder
CO, US
Vincent P Novak
Longmont
CO, US
Agent
Dickstein Shapiro
Assignee
Arthrex
FL, US
IPC
A61B 17/80
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