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Gregory C Stalcup, Antony J Lozier: Polymer filled hip fracture fixation device. Zimmer, Jacque R Wilson, September 10, 2002: US06447514 (182 worldwide citation)

An orthopaedic implant includes a flexible bag; a structural support at least partially within the bag; and a hardened polymer within the bag. The orthopaedic implant is implanted within the bone by forming a cavity in the bone; inserting a flexible bag into the cavity; filling the bag with a polyme ...


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Dieter Leu, Peter Däscher: Bone fixation device. Synthes, Pennie & Edmonds, August 7, 2001: US06270499 (143 worldwide citation)

A bone fracture fixation device according to the present invention includes an intramedullary nail and an intramedullary nail head. The intramedullary nail head can be set and fixed on the proximal end of the intramedullary nail and has at least one bore which extends transversely to the central axi ...


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Albert H Burstein, Jeffrey S Bennett: Bone fracture fixation device. New York Society for the Relief of the Ruptured & Crippled Maintaining the Hospital for Special Surgery, Brumbaugh Graves Donohue & Raymond, May 14, 1991: US05015248 (129 worldwide citation)

A bone fracture fixation device for stabilizing a fracture of a portion of a long bone overlying or closely adjacent to a prosthetic joint component comprises a fixation plate that is held adjacent to the bone by clamps joined to it by screws. The fixation plate and clamps have spikes that penetrate ...


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Kaute Bernd B: Fracture fixation device. August 3, 1971: US3596656 (116 worldwide citation)

A device for use in the fixation of bone fractures including a metal plate having front and back faces and having at least one bore therethrough with a countersunk portion in the front face of said plate. The backface of said plate is adapted for positioning against the bone. A nonmetallic frustocon ...


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Ersek Robert A: Method of repairing bone fractures with expanded metal. The Regents of the University of Minnesota, January 16, 1973: US3710789 (114 worldwide citation)

A method of repairing fractures of the bone utilizing expanded metal or similar openwork metal sheeting as a fracture fixation device. Where possible the sheeting is wrapped around the bone, extending on opposite sides of the fracture site, and fastened. For other fractures a strip of the sheet mate ...


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Harold S Taylor, J Charles Taylor: Orthopedic fracture fixation device. Smith & Nephew Richards, Earl Douglas, Larry W McKenzie, November 25, 1997: US05690633 (109 worldwide citation)

An improved fracture fixation device for securing an external fixator system to bone structure and for compressing a first bone fragment of the bone structure against a second bone fragment of the bone structure. The fracture fixation device includes a screw portion for screwing into the first bone ...


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Gerard von Hoffmann, Victor V Cachia, Brad S Culbert: Distal bone anchors for bone fixation with secondary compression. Triage Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 21, 2005: US06908465 (108 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a bone fracture fixation device, such as for reducing and compressing fractures in the proximal femur. The fixation device includes an elongate body with a helical cancellous bone anchor on a distal end. An axially moveable proximal anchor is carried by the proximal end of the fixation ...


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Gerard von Hoffmann, Victor V Cachia, Brad S Culbert: Method and apparatus for fixation of proximal femoral fractures. Triage Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 28, 2003: US06511481 (92 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a femoral neck fracture fixation device, for reducing and compressing fractures in the proximal femur. The fixation device includes an elongate body with a helical cancellous bone anchor on a distal end. An axially moveable proximal anchor is carried by the proximal end of the fixation ...


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Brad S Culbert: Method and apparatus for bone fixation with secondary compression. Triage Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 3, 2005: US06887243 (89 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a fracture fixation device, for reducing and compressing fractures in a bone. The fixation device includes an elongate body. An axially moveable proximal anchor is carried by the proximal end of the fixation device and comprises a tubular sleeve that includes a plurality of graduations ...


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Javier Castañeda: Jig assembly for implantation of a fracture fixation device. Hand Innovations, Gordon & Jacobson PC, August 9, 2005: US06926720 (82 worldwide citation)

A jig assembly includes a jig having an elevated first portion having holes or slots to align a drill with screw holes in an intramedullary portion of a fixation device, and a lower second portion having openings in axial alignment with holes on a plate portion of the fixation device. The jig may be ...