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David A Fischer: External fixation device. Ace Orthopedic Manufacturing, Knobbe Martens Olson Hubbard & Bear, January 5, 1982: US04308863 (144 worldwide citation)

An improved external fixation device is disclosed composed of a pair of arcuate frame segments and multiple adjustment rods and pin holders, which cooperate with one another as well as plural pins extending through the soft tissue and bone of a patient to rigidly immobilize a bone fracture and permi ...


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David A Fischer: External fixation device. Ace Orthopedic Manufacturing, Hubbard & Stetina, May 29, 1984: US04450834 (117 worldwide citation)

An improved external fixation device is disclosed composed of a pair of arcuate frame segments and multiple adjustment rods and pin holders, which cooperate with one another as well as plural pins extending through the soft tissue and bone of a patient to rigidly immobilize a bone fracture and permi ...


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Denis P Stednitz: Fixation pin. Ace Orthopedic Manufacturing, November 15, 1983: US04414966 (44 worldwide citation)

A self-cleaning surgical fixation pin having fluted grooves forming self-cleaning knife edges and twin lead helical threads.


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H Derek Teague: Colles fracture fixature device. Ace Orthopedic Manufacturing, Hubbard & Stetina, July 19, 1983: US04393868 (38 worldwide citation)

A Colles fracture fixature device comprised of a pair of curved, slotted frame members for received fixation pin holders having a pin bushing rotatably received in the bore of the fork arms of a clevis.


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Gary W Sohngen: Intramedullary rod screw guide. ACE Orthopedic Manufacturing, Grant L Hubbard, September 10, 1991: US05047034 (38 worldwide citation)

An intramedullary rod screw guide for use in orthopedic surgical procedures involving the installation of an intramedullary rod comprising means for attaching the guide to an external support assembly during installation of an intramedullary rod, a laterally extending spacer plate, intramedullary ro ...


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Charles L Dohogne: Orthopedic fixation pin holder. Ace Orthopedic Manufacturing, Knobbe Martens Olson Hubbard & Bear, January 13, 1981: US04244360 (37 worldwide citation)

An improved orthopedic fixation pin holder device is disclosed composed generally of a body member having a pin receiving aperture formed therethrough and a locking member slidingly mounted within the body member including a mating pin receiving aperture formed therethrough. Both apertures are provi ...


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Gary W Sohngen: Kirschner wire clamp and tensioner. Ace Orthopedic Manufacturing, Grant L Hubbard, June 26, 1990: US04936843 (31 worldwide citation)

Tensioning clamps for bone positioning wires of external fixation devices used in orthopedic surgery having clamping structure associated with tensioning guide device for being moved reciprocally therewith for clamping said bone positioning wire for movement with the tensioning guide device, and a c ...


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Mohammed A Hajianpour: Pressure sensor. Ace Orthopedic Manufacturing, Grant L Hubbard, September 11, 1990: US04955947 (6 worldwide citation)

A tissue pressure measuring system is disclosed. The system includes a syringe with a cylindrical passage and means for connecting a tissue invasion device in fluid communication with the cylindrical passage. A plug is present within the cylindrical passage and has a diaphragm therein.


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