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Kevin T Foley, Peter M Klara, Keith Maxwell, Lance Middleton, Matthew M Morrison: Osteosynthesis apparatus. Smith & Nephew, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, October 28, 1997: US05681311 (380 worldwide citation)

A bone fixation apparatus having an elongated plate member with at least two pairs of circular openings and a series of openings positioned along the longitudinal plane of the plate member with the circular openings and the series of openings each having a central vertical axis. The circular opening ...


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Laura C Small, David L Brumfield, James W Simmons: Bone fixation apparatus. Smith & Nephew Richards, Pravel Gambrell Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, July 14, 1992: US05129899 (260 worldwide citation)

A surgical spinal fixation system includes a bone bolt having first end portions that are adapted to be surgically implanted into a patient's spine at first and second spaced apart positions and a central portion of the bone bolt defining a load transfer surface, the bone bolt having a second upper ...


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Chaim Rogozinski: Spinal treatment and long bone fixation apparatus and method. Edward S Irons, February 10, 1998: US05716357 (173 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, method and system for treating spinal conditions by moving or spatially fixing at least one vertebra relative to another vertebra. The invention includes a link member the ends of which are configured to be secured to adjacent vertebrae and which are offset from a central portion of th ...


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Richard P Jobe: Surgical bone fixation apparatus. Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, June 3, 1997: US05634926 (164 worldwide citation)

A bone fixation apparatus for anchoring a surgical member to bone for the fixation of bone or soft tissue to bone. The bone fixation apparatus includes a post device having a leg portion slidably insertable into a hole formed in bone. The leg portion is of sufficient length relative to the interior ...


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Dana C Mears: External bone fixation apparatus. Pfizer Hospital Products Group, Charles J Knuth, Peter C Richardson, Mark Dryer, November 4, 1986: US04620533 (145 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for the external fixation and stabilization of a bone fracture comprising fixation pins attached to at least one rigid bar through adjustable clamps which are translatable along said rigid bar wherein the attachment of the pins and bar to the clamps is through articulating balls which a ...


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Shunshiro Yoshimi, Rick B Delamarter, Angela Melton, Mike Stednitz: Top tightening bone fixation apparatus. Alphatec Manufacturing Incorporated, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 8, 1996: US05562661 (143 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes a bone fixation apparatus comprising a bone fixation element, a linking member, and a coupling member. The coupling member has a first channel for receiving a portion of the bone fixation element and a second channel for receiving a portion of the linking member. The f ...


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Michael Hausman: Bone fixation apparatus and method. Sofer & Haroun, October 14, 1997: US05676667 (136 worldwide citation)

A fixation plate for fixing the position of a fractured bone is provided. The fixation plate includes an elongated rigid plate having a plurality of first apertures spaced along the length of the plate. The first apertures are arranged and sized to receive threaded fasteners for fastening the plate ...


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Neville Alleyne, Makoto Nonaka: Bone fixation apparatus. NAS Medical Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 13, 2007: US07294128 (123 worldwide citation)

A bone fixation apparatus adapted for use in spinal stabilization. The apparatus includes a threaded bone screw having a spherical head that is received in a receiver cup. The receiver cup also includes a slot or groove through which a support rod passes. A saddle is positioned in the receiver cup b ...


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Bryan D Hildebrand, Laura C Small, Hansen A Yuan, B Thomas Barker, Matthew M Morrison, Abraham Salehi, Forrest C Smith: Angled bone fixation apparatus. Smith & Nephew Richards, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, January 23, 1996: US05486176 (116 worldwide citation)

An angled bone fixation apparatus including a bone screw having a first end portion adapted to be surgically implantable into a patient's vertebral bone mass and at first and second spaced apart positions on the bone mass and a second end portion having a head portion with a load transfer surface th ...


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Chang Hun Jeon, Howard S An, Ja Kyo Koo: Bone fixation apparatus. U & I Corporation, Merchant & Gould P C, June 14, 2005: US06905500 (84 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a bone fixation apparatus. This device comprises a bone screw having a head; a cap member placed on an upper part of the head of the bone screw; a receiver member having a bore in which the cap member and the head of the bone screw are respectively accommodated and held, and a U-shaped ...