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Device for repairing a meniscus by endoscopy alone. Catier Philippe, May 30, 1986: FR2573647-A1 (12 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a device making it possible to limit the performing of suturing a meniscus to an endoscopic path only. It consists of a clamp 1 with distal fastening by spreading its branches under the effect of the traction of a guide pin 2 onto which it is crimped. The assembly is introdu ...


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Sighting instrument for replacement knee joint ligament. Catier Philippe, June 14, 1996: FR2727852-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

The instrument, designed for drilling tunnels in the knee joint bones for a replacement anterior cruciate ligament, incorporates a phantom tube (1) which is set in the position of the ligament to be replaced and is tipped by a hook (2) which is offset by 7mm from the tube's axis. It also has a movab ...


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Bresler Franck, Catier Philippe, Caudal Philippe, Francois Jean Marie, Godefroy Jean, Horoszowski Henri, Mole Daniel, Rivat Paul: (Fr) Prothese de hanche, (En) Hip prosthesis. Advanced Technical Fabrication, Bresler Franck, Catier Philippe, Caudal Philippe, Francois Jean Marie, Godefroy Jean, Horoszowski Henri, Mole Daniel, Rivat Paul, PONCET Jean Fran├žois, February 22, 1996: WO/1996/004868

(EN) The prosthesis of the invention comprises a shaft (1) with its upper end (3) linked to a neck (2) connecting it to a spherical joint head. The shaft (1) comprises a proximal area (H1, H2) with a reversed spiral double twist, over a length substantially equal to one third or half of the length ( ...


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Bresler Franck, Catier Philippe, Caudal Philippe, Francois Jean Marie, Godefroy Jean, Horoszowski Henri Deceased, Mole Daniel, Rivat Paul: (Fr) Instrumentation de pose de prothese de hanche, (En) Hip prosthesis positioning instrument. Advanced Technical Fabrication, Bresler Franck, Catier Philippe, Caudal Philippe, Francois Jean Marie, Godefroy Jean, Horoszowski Nicole Heiress Of, Horoszowski Henri, Mole Daniel, Rivat Paul, PONCET Jean Fran├žois, August 21, 1997: WO/1997/029698

(EN) An instrument including a cutter (2) mountable on a cutter spindle (1) and shaped in such a way that it also acts as a test cup engageable by a test head of a femoral prosthesis. The cutter (2) may be attached to the pelvis (34) by means of nails (29), and the cutter position is detected by sig ...