09636146 is referenced by 4 patents and cites 1176 patents.

An open implant closure structure includes a helically wound guide and advancement structure having at least two helically wound forms thereon providing a multi-start closing mechanism for use between spaced arms of a cooperating open medical implant having mating helically wound structure thereon. Illustrated structures include interlocking flange forms, v-threads, square threads, reverse angle threads and buttress threads and receivers with break-off extensions and cooperating tooling.

Title
Multi-start closures for open implants
Application Number
14/566356
Publication Number
9636146 (B2)
Application Date
December 10, 2014
Publication Date
May 2, 2017
Inventor
James L Surber
Kansas City
KS, US
Roger P Jackson
Prairie Village
KS, US
Agent
Polsinelli PC
Assignee
Roger P Jackson
KS, US
IPC
A61B 17/86
A61B 17/70
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