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An apparatus and methods for delivery of reinforcing materials to a weakened or fractured bone is disclosed. An apparatus for delivering a reinforcing mixture to a bone including a tube having a proximal end, a distal end, and a longitudinal axis therebetween, wherein the tube has at least one inner lumen capable of allowing a bone reinforcing mixture to pass therethrough; a balloon engaging the tube wherein the balloon expands from a substantially deflated state to a substantially inflated state upon the bone reinforcing mixture entering the balloon; and at least one light guide extending through the tube into the balloon to guide a light into the balloon.

Title
Apparatus for delivery of reinforcing materials to bone
Application Number
12/875460
Publication Number
8246628 (B2)
Application Date
September 3, 2010
Publication Date
August 21, 2012
Inventor
Robert A Rabiner
Tiverton
RI, US
Agent
Danielle T Abramson
David J Dykeman
Greenberg Traurig
Assignee
IlluminOss Medical
RI, US
IPC
A61B 17/58
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