Papineau Paula, Crombie S John, Pellegrino C Richard, Patel Samit, Sutton Jeffrey: Device for advancing a functional element through tissue. Depuy Acromed, March 31, 2004: EP1402821-A2 (373 worldwide citation)

A device for therapeutically treating bone comprises a housing (11) having a base portion (13) having a distal face (17), and a first passage (19) opening upon the distal face (17) and forming a longitudinal axis, a probe (41) adapted to advance through the first passage (19) along the longitudinal ...