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1. (AU2008318657) Variable angle locked bone plate

Office : Australia
Application Number: 2008318657 Application Date: 30.10.2008
Publication Number: 2008318657 Publication Date: 27.05.2010
Publication Kind : A1
Prior PCT appl.: Application Number:US2008081739 ; Publication Number: Click to see the data
IPC:
A61B 17/80
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17
Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
56
Surgical instruments or methods for treatment of bones or joints; Devices specially adapted therefor
58
for osteosynthesis, e.g. bone plates, screws or the like
68
Internal fixation devices
80
Cortical plates
Applicants: Synthes GmbH
Inventors:
Agents: Shelston IP Pty Ltd.
Priority Data: 61/084,281 29.07.2008 US
Title: (EN) Variable angle locked bone plate
Abstract: front page image
(EN) A plate for fixation to a target portion of bone to be treated, comprises a first fixation element receiving opening extending therethrough from a proximal surface to a distal surface, the first fixation element receiving opening including a plurality of columns distributed about a circumference thereof and a plurality of radially expanded sections separating adjacent ones of the columns from one another in combination with a plurality of projections formed on the columns, the projections extending from surfaces of the columns, shapes of the surfaces of the columns on which the projections are formed being selected so that, when engaged by a head of a bone fixation element, the projections engage a thread of a head of the bone fixation element to lock the bone fixation element in the first fixation element receiving opening at any user selected angle within a permitted range of angulation.
Also published as:
NZ585010EP2207491JP2011529346US20100312286CN101842057CA2704451
KR1020110039512IN3049/DELNP/2010WO/2009/058969