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1. (WO2001034045) RADIALLY EXPANDABLE INTRAMEDULLARY NAIL
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Pub. No.: WO/2001/034045 International Application No.: PCT/CH1999/000532
Publication Date: 17.05.2001 International Filing Date: 11.11.1999
Chapter 2 Demand Filed: 31.03.2001
IPC:
A61B 17/72 (2006.01)
Applicants: PERREN, Stephan[CH/CH]; CH (UsOnly)
HEHLI, Markus[CH/CH]; CH (UsOnly)
SYNTHES AG CHUR[CH/CH]; Grabenstrasse 15 CH-7002 Chur, CH (AT, AU, BE, CH, CY, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, JP, LU, MC, NL, NZ, PT, SE, ZA)
SYNTHES (U.S.A.)[US/US]; 1690 Russell Road P.O. Box 1766 Paoli, PA 19301-1222, US (CA)
Inventors: PERREN, Stephan; CH
HEHLI, Markus; CH
Agent: LUSUARDI, Werther; Dr. Lusuardi AG Kreuzbühlstrasse 8 CH-8008 Zürich, CH
Priority Data:
Title (EN) RADIALLY EXPANDABLE INTRAMEDULLARY NAIL
(FR) CLOU INTRAMEDULLAIRE A EXPANSION RADIALE
Abstract: front page image
(EN) Intramedullary nail for fixation of bone fractures with a head (1), a tip (2) and a longitudinal axis (3), whereby a first radially expandable section (5) is provided in the proximal section (4) adjacent to the head (1) of the intramedullary nail; a second radially expandable section (7) is provided in the distal section (6) adjacent to the tip (2) of the intramedullary nail; and a non-expandable middle section (8) is provided between said two radially expandable sections (5, 7) of the intramedullary nail.
(FR) Clou intramedullaire avec tête (1), pointe (2) et un axe longitudinal (3). Dans la partie proximale (4) située contre la tête (1) du clou intramedullaire, on trouve une première zone d'expansion radiale. De même, une seconde zone d'expansion radiale (7) est située au niveau de la partie distale (6) dudit clou, contre la pointe (2). Entre les deux zones d'expansion radiale (5, 7) du clou intramedullaire se trouve une partie centrale non expansible.
Designated States: AU, CA, JP, NZ, US, ZA
European Patent Office (EPO) (AT, BE, CH, CY, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)