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1. (WO2007076308) EXPANDABLE SUPPORT DEVICE AND METHOD OF USE

Pub. No.:    WO/2007/076308    International Application No.:    PCT/US2006/062201
Publication Date: Fri Jul 06 01:59:59 CEST 2007 International Filing Date: Sat Dec 16 00:59:59 CET 2006
IPC: A61M 25/04
A61M 31/00
Applicants: STOUT MEDICAL GROUP, L.P.
GREENHALGH, E. Skott
ROMANO, John Paul
Inventors: GREENHALGH, E. Skott
ROMANO, John Paul
Title: EXPANDABLE SUPPORT DEVICE AND METHOD OF USE
Abstract:
A deployment system and a method of using the deployment system are disclosed. The deployment system can have an expandable support device that can be used to treat orthopedic injuries. The expandable support device can be deployed with or between bones. The deployment system can be integral with the expandable support device. The deployment system can be designed to release the expandable support device when a specific deployment force is exerted onto the deployment system.