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Franz Sutter, Fritz Straumann, Joram Raveh: Device comprising an implant and screws for fastening said implant to a bone, and a device for connecting two separated pieces of bone. Synthes, Davis Hoxie Faithfull & Hapgood, November 27, 1984: US04484570 (679 worldwide citation)

A plate is provided with clearance holes and fastening screws. Each screw is provided in the region of its head with a clamping part subdivided into tongues by means of slots and provided with an internal opening bounded by a conical surface. To each screw belongs an expander having a conical outer ...


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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 (361 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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Stephan N Perren, Fritz Straumann, Franz Sutter, Slobodan Tepic: Point contact bone compression plate. Synthes, Davis Hoxie Faithfull & Hapgood, October 1, 1991: US05053036 (289 worldwide citation)

A bone plate for use in osteosynthesis having a plurality of contact elements extending from its lower surface so that contact between plate and bone is reduced to the minimum contact needed during attachment of the plate to a bone.


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Slobodan Tepic, Stephen Perren, Fritz Straumann, Franz Sutter: Point contact bone compression plate. Synthes, Davis Hoxie Faithfull & Hapgood, September 29, 1992: US05151103 (235 worldwide citation)

A bone plate for use in osteosynthesis having a plurality of contact elements extending from its lower surface so that contact between plate and bone is reduced to the minimum contact needed during attachment of the plate to a bone.


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T Robert Perrett, Franz Sutter, Paul Gisin: Device for producing a hole in a bone. Synthes, Davis Hoxie Faithfull & Hapgood, July 27, 1982: US04341206 (208 worldwide citation)

A tool for forming a stepped blind hole in bone for receipt of a fracture reducing and stabilizing surgical implant. The tool comprises a small diameter drill portion axially adjustable with respect to a larger diameter reamer portion. A conical portion includes cutting surfaces to chamfer the entra ...


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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 (121 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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Franz Sutter: Dental implant and device with a dental implant. Franz Sutter, Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan P L L C, May 8, 2001: US06227859 (73 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a dental implant which has an axis and a hole with a positioning section. Said positioning section has projecting parts and intermediate spaces distributed alternately, one after the other, along the periphery. Said intermediate spaces comprise several first intermediate spa ...


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Franz Sutter: Universal joint prosthesis. McGlew and Tuttle P C, August 27, 1996: US05549704 (63 worldwide citation)

The universal joint prosthesis has a cap which has an outer shell, an inner shell, a calotte-shaped, smooth outer surface formed by the outer shell and an inner surface formed by the inner shell and having projections distributed along the circumference. At least some projections have undercuts and/ ...


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Franz Sutter: Device for forming a dental prosthesis. Franz Sutter, Crowell & Moring, December 25, 2001: US06332777 (61 worldwide citation)

A device for forming a dental prosthesis includes a support and an element which can be attached thereto, such as an impression element. The support has an anchoring part for anchoring in a bone or a master model, a shoulder with an annular shoulder surface, and a head. The impression element has an ...