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Robert Border: Orthopedic surgical instrument. Biomet, Barnes & Thornburg, March 27, 1990: US04911153 (168 worldwide citation)

An orthopedic instrument serves as an adjustable guide for drills, reamers, fasteners, and other orthopedic devices which lie on a target line which extends from the lateral cortex of the femur, through an opening in the proximal end of an inserted intramedullary femoral nail, through the femoral ne ...


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Michael C Moran, Robert Border: Pin placement guide and method of making a bone entry hole for implantation of an intramedullary nail. Biomet, Liell & McNeil, April 21, 1998: US05741266 (132 worldwide citation)

In a method of making an entry hole for implanting a retrograde humeral nail across a fracture in a humerus comprises the initial step of providing a pin placement guide having a base with a bone contact surface and a guide portion attached to the base. A guide bore with a guide axis extends through ...


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Michael C Moran, Robert Border: Pin placement guide used in making a bone entry hole for implantation of an intramedullary nail. Biomet, Michael McNeil, April 20, 1999: US05895390 (111 worldwide citation)

In a method of making an entry hole for implanting a retrograde humeral nail across a fracture in a humerus comprises the initial step of providing a pin placement guide having a base with a bone contact surface and a guide portion attached to the base. A guide bore with a guide axis extends through ...


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Robert Brumback, Robert Border: Intramedullary nail having dual distal bore formation. Biomet, Michael McNeil, September 19, 2000: US06120504 (107 worldwide citation)

An intramedullary nail having dual distal bore formation is comprised of a nail having a longitudinal centerline extending between a distal end and a proximal end. The nail defines a proximal attachment orientation adjacent the proximal end. The nail also defines a left distal bore and a right dista ...


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Robert Border: Variable wall thickness interlocking intramedullary nail. Biomet, Barnes & Thornburg, October 24, 1989: US04875474 (84 worldwide citation)

An intramedullary nail comprises a unitary piece of elongate material of tubular cross-section having variations in wall thickness along its length. The nail has a proximal portion, a distal portion and an intermediate portion between the proximal and distal portions. The wall thicknesses of the pro ...


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Robert Border: Apparatus and method for treatment of a fracture in a long bone. Biomet, Michael B McNeil, August 10, 1999: US05935127 (77 worldwide citation)

A method of treating a fracture in a long bone comprises the initial step of providing an implant that includes one of a bone plate or an intramedullary nail having a length sized to span the fracture. The implant has at least one opening therethrough that is positioned at a location along its lengt ...


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Robert Border, Philip Frank, Timothy Elghazaly, Kenneth J Koval, Frederick J Kummer: Internal fixation assemblies and associated instruments. Ebi, Harness Dickey & Pierce, September 7, 2006: US20060200160-A1

An internal fixation assembly and associated method. The internal fixation assembly includes an elongated intramedullary implant for a long bone, the intramedullary implant defining a transverse bore having an inlet opening and an outlet opening, and a strength-enhancing lip surrounding at least one ...