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Chapman Michael William, Edwards Charles Cannon, Mears Dana Christopher: Modular femoral fixation system.. Pfizer Hospital Prod, January 7, 1988: EP0251583-A2 (77 worldwide citation)

A modular femoral internal implant system for use in the treatment of femoral disorders resulting from injury, disease or congenital defect includes at least three interconnectable components: 1) an elongated epiphyseal/metaphyseal implant (1), 2) an intramedullary rod (109) and 3) an angled side pl ...


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Silvestrini Thomas Anthony: Fixation device for a ligament or tendon prosthesis.. Pfizer Hospital Prod, August 12, 1987: EP0232049-A1 (64 worldwide citation)

A device (1) for affixing a pretensioned ligament or tendon prosthesis to a bone of a patient includes a hollow elongated sleeve (3) adapted to fit within a through drill hole in the bone and a cooperating wedge (9). A portion of the bore (35) of the hollow sleeve (3) is tapered with decreasing bore ...


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Poggie Matthew Paul, Ewald Frederick Conrad, Walker Peter Stanley: Apparatus for knee prosthesis.. Pfizer Hospital Prod, August 9, 1989: EP0327249-A2 (58 worldwide citation)

A modular apparatus for use in the preparation of bone surfaces and the implantation of a modular total knee prosthesis in a patient, which apparatus comprises cutting guides 6, 61, templates 25, alignment devices 101, a distractor 44 and clamping instruments 11 which provide modularity and facilita ...


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Silvestrini Thomas A: Inflatable stent.. Pfizer Hospital Prod, August 14, 1991: EP0441516-A2 (54 worldwide citation)

A stent for placement within a body lumen and comprising a wall structure wherein at least a portion thereof is a hollow wall. The hollow wall has disposed therein a hydrophilic material which can be in the form of a gel, for example, which swells upon introduction of a liquid into the hollow wall t ...


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Walker Peter Stanley, Miegel Robert Ernst, Mckay William Francis, Ewald Frederick C: Press fit knee prosthesis and instrumentation.. Pfizer Hospital Prod, July 30, 1986: EP0189253-A2 (52 worldwide citation)

A knee prosthesis for press fit implantation without fixation cement, including a femoral component (10) in which the dual bearing members (12, 14) each have a distal fixation surface (22, 28) which is curvilinear and concave when viewed in sagittal planes. A novel cutting jig (48) and saw blade (98 ...


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Chapman Michael William, Mears Dana Christopher, Edwards Charles Cannon: Modular femoral fixation system.. Pfizer Hospital Prod, February 19, 1992: EP0471418-A1 (48 worldwide citation)

A distal buttress plate (171) adapted to be secured to the outer cortical wall of the lateral distal femur by means of bone fasteners received in apertures in said plate, characterized in that said plate (171) includes a relatively flat elongated proximal portion (173) adapted to be secured to the l ...


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Kenna Robert Vincent: Anterior cruciate ligament prosthesis.. Pfizer Hospital Prod, August 30, 1989: EP0330328-A1 (33 worldwide citation)

An adjustable housing (20) suitable to be used with another housing (18) and with a synthetic ligament (22) so as to provide (for example) an anterior cruciate ligament prosthesis system (16) for a knee joint is provided. The adjustable housing (20) features an interior having a step shoulder (46) l ...


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Freiberg Robert J: Multiwavelength medical laser system.. Pfizer Hospital Prod, May 16, 1990: EP0368512-A2 (30 worldwide citation)

A medical system for transmitting and delivering to a tissue site multiwavelength therapeutic radiant energy along a common optical pathway. Also included is a laser catheter suitable for engaging multiple sources of laser energy and transmitting multiwavelength therapeutic laser energy along a comm ...


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Poggie Matthew Paul, Walker Peter Stanley, Ewald Frederick Conrad: Apparatus for knee prosthesis.. Pfizer Hospital Prod, March 11, 1992: EP0474320-A1 (28 worldwide citation)

A femoral extractor for use in implantation of a modular total knee prosthesis comprises a handle (44) and a body connected to the handle, the body having a key element (47) for receiving an end of a medullary alignment rod for aligning the distractor, the body having movable medial and lateral arms ...


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Borzone Rocco R, Gray Frank B: Surgical reamer.. Pfizer Hospital Prod, August 7, 1991: EP0440371-A1 (27 worldwide citation)

The cutting head 10 for a surgical reamer has a leading end 12 for insertion into a bone canal 60 and a trailing end 13 for attachment to a drive shaft 16. The cutting head has a cutting surface formed about an axis of rotation of the cutting head. The cutting surface is formed by the rotation of th ...