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Franz Sutter, Fritz Straumann: Device comprising a plate and screws for fastening a plate to a bone. Institut Straumann, Michael J Striker, June 21, 1983: US04388921 (351 worldwide citation)

A plate bearing against a bone has a number of clearance holes with sleeves. Openings provided in the sleeves include each a section diverging away from the bone and bounded by a conical surface. The sleeves are subdivided into tongues by means of slots cut into the free face of the collar. A screw ...


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Samuel Steinemann: Plates for osteosynthesis. Institut Straumann, McGlew and Tuttle, August 26, 1980: US04219015 (174 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an elongate plate for osteosynthesis. The plate comprises at least two screw holes and a respective hole-free longitudinal section separating each neighboring pair of the screw holes. A spacing, perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the plate, between two mutually o ...


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Franz Sutter, Fritz Straumann: Universal joint prosthesis with cap. Institut Straumann, McGlew and Tuttle, May 11, 1982: US04328593 (126 worldwide citation)

A prosthesis for forming the spherical part of a hip joint with a calotte-shaped cap is disclosed. The inner surface of the prosthesis is provided with grooves and ribs which are evenly distributed over the circumference of the inner surface and extend along planes which, in turn, extend through the ...


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Franz Sutter, Ulrich Mundwiler: Device-for fixing a dental prosthesis to a jaw bone. Institut Straumann, Anderson Kill Olick & Oshinsky, November 29, 1994: US05368483 (117 worldwide citation)

The device for fixing a dental prosthesis has a base which can be inserted into a jaw bone, an abutment and a shell. The base has a hole with a mouth at its end face, with an internal thread and with an extension and has a conical annular surface enclosing the mouth of the hole. The abutment has a t ...


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Samuel G Steinemann, Lutz Claes: Metallic implant anchorable to bone tissue for replacing a broken or diseased bone. Institut Straumann, Anderson Kill Olick & Oshinsky, October 10, 1995: US05456723 (109 worldwide citation)

The prevailing opinion, supported by observations, has been in the art, that any implant of titanium or of another similar material is to have a contact surface roughness of more than 20 .mu.m to yield a good bond between bone and implant. The present invention is based upon the recognition, that th ...


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Pierre Andre Comte: Conductor device, particularly for at least partial insertion in a human or animal body, comprising a spiral formed from at least one conductor. Institut Straumann, Toren McGeady and Goldberg, February 3, 1987: US04640983 (71 worldwide citation)

A conductor device having at least one spiral which is formed from at least one conductor, each conductor consisting of wires which are stranded together to form a bundle. In addition, the wires belonging to a conductor can all consist of the same material or of different materials, one of which has ...


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Fritz Straumann, Franz Sutter: Implant for an artificial tooth. Institut Straumann, McGlew and Tuttle, January 1, 1980: US04180910 (59 worldwide citation)

An implant for fixing an artificial replacement tooth to a jaw bone comprises a post for firmly holding the replacement tooth and at least two hollow cylindrical bodies. The bodies have mutually parallel axes, are rigidly connected to the post and open at one axial end. The cylindrical wall of each ...


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Vincenzo Grande, Reto Baumgartner, Roger Tschirky: Impression system for an end of an implant projecting from a human tissue structure. Institut Straumann, Selitto & Associates, May 30, 2000: US06068478 (49 worldwide citation)

An impression system includes an impression cap (4) for transferring an end, protruding from a human tissue structure, of an implant (1) which is fitted in the human body, including possible superstructures, to a master cast. The outwardly directed implant end has an undercut contour on its outside, ...


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Franz Sutter, Fritz Straumann: Universal joint prosthesis with cap. Institut Straumann, McGlew and Tuttle, June 1, 1982: US04332036 (47 worldwide citation)

A prosthesis for forming the spherical part of a hip joint with a calotte-shaped cap is disclosed. The inner surface of the prosthesis is provided with grooves and ribs which are evenly distributed over the circumference of the inner surface and extend along planes which, in turn, extend through the ...



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