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Kaj Klaue: Surgical compression plate and drill guide. Synthes, Davis Hoxie Faithfull & Hapgood, January 15, 1985: US04493317 (313 worldwide citation)

A surgical compression plate is provided which is designed to permit the insertion of bone screws at angles up to 45.degree.. A drill guide capable of tilting to various angles, for use in connection with the novel plate is also disclosed.


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Kaj Klaue, Hans Brunner, Stephan M Perren: Osteosynthetic pressure plate osteosynthetic compression plate. Synthes, Davis Hoxie Faithfull & Hapgood, March 26, 1991: US05002544 (147 worldwide citation)

An osteosynthetic pressure plate having several holes for bone screws positioned along its longitudinal axis and having an underside with curved recesses, designed for positioning on the bone so that immediately upon implantation there are spaces between the bone and the pressure plate.


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Kaj Klaue, Jeffrey W Mast: Osteosynthetic bone plate and lock washer. Synthes, Fish & Richardson P C, September 22, 1998: US05810823 (133 worldwide citation)

A lock washer for attaching a bone screw to a bone plate. The lock washer includes a body having a central axis and a borehole having internal threading for receiving the bone screw. The lock washer includes a lower section adapted to abut the surface of a bone, and an upper section shaped to be ret ...


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Kaj Klaue: Surgical compression plate. Synthes, Davis Hoxie Faithfull & Hapgood, April 30, 1985: US04513744 (129 worldwide citation)

A surgical compression plate is provided with at least one elongated screw hole with a sloping camming surface that bows outwardly to provide a constant torque until the screw is seated or a torque that increases gradually and then diminishes until the screw is seated, with a sudden increase in torq ...


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Kaj Klaue, Jeffrey W Mast: Lock washer for bone plate osteosynthesis. Synthes, Fish & Richardson P C, April 21, 1998: US05741258 (126 worldwide citation)

A lockwasher is provided for attaching a bone screw to a bone plate, thus making up an osteosynthetic system. The washer has a threaded screw hole, a lower section with a surface to be applied to a bone and an upper section shaped to be retained in a plate borehole, the lower section being of less t ...


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Kaj Klaue: Symmetrical bone plate. Synthes, Pennie & Edmonds, September 24, 2002: US06454770 (105 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a bone plate that has a longitudinal axis, top and bottom surfaces and plate holes which extend between the two surfaces for receiving bone screws or other fasteners. The bone plate is substantially symmetrical about a middle plane extending between the two surfaces. The sym ...


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Kaj Klaue, Jean L Chareire: Adaptable stem for endoprosthesis. AO Forschungsinstitut Davos, Walter C Farley, December 27, 1994: US05376123 (102 worldwide citation)

A stem for an endoprosthesis to be anchored in a bone (3) comprises a chamber (4) which surrounds the stem periprosthetically, which can be sealed in a pressure tight manner and which can be expanded with a thermoplastic or thermostable filling material (16). The rigid stem (1) of the endoprosthesis ...


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Kaj Klaue: Osteosynthetic compression plate. Synthes, Davis Hoxie Faithfull & Hapgood, June 13, 1989: US04838252 (74 worldwide citation)

An osteosynthetic compression plate with holes for the insertion of bone screws, with a cross-section that is trapezoidal or otherwise provides for a decreased plate surface against the bone while providing necessary rigidity.


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Kaj Klaue: Intramedullary nail. Synthes, Davis Hoxie Faithfull & Hapgood, April 4, 1989: US04817591 (70 worldwide citation)

An intramedullary nail has a tip portion provided with means for engaging a bolt previously inserted into a bone transverse to the bone axis.


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Kaj Klaue: Intramedullary nail. Synthes, Davis Hoxie Faithfull & Hapgood, November 10, 1987: US04705027 (55 worldwide citation)

An intramedullary nail has a tip portion provided with means for engaging a bolt previously inserted into a bone transverse to the bone axis.



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