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1. (WO2015084791) ADJUSTABLE ORTHOPEDIC CONNECTIONS
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Pub. No.: WO/2015/084791 International Application No.: PCT/US2014/068062
Publication Date: 11.06.2015 International Filing Date: 02.12.2014
IPC:
A61B 17/70 (2006.01) ,A61B 17/86 (2006.01) ,A61F 2/30 (2006.01)
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
70
Spinal positioners or stabilisers
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
84
Fasteners therefor
86
Pins or screws
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
F
FILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, E.G. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
2
Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; Appliances for connecting them with the body; Devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents
02
Prostheses implantable into the body
30
Joints
Applicants:
ZIMMER, INC. [US/US]; 1800 W. Center Street Warsaw, Indiana 46580, US
Inventors:
HOPKINS, Andrew; CH
Agent:
MADDEN, Robert B.; US
Priority Data:
61/910,70002.12.2013US
Title (EN) ADJUSTABLE ORTHOPEDIC CONNECTIONS
(FR) RACCORDEMENTS ORTHOPÉDIQUES RÉGLABLES
Abstract:
(EN) The disclosure includes methods and systems for making orthopedic connections where there is unique adjustability to the connection. Illustratively, one embodiment provides a connecting assembly for connecting a plurality of orthopedic components. Such connecting assemblies can include a first orthopedic component that provides a female bore. Additionally the assembly can include a second orthopedic component that can be or include a male-type connecting member that is positionable in the bore of the first orthopedic component. In one preferred form, the male-type connecting member will be a quasi-spherical member. The quasi-spherical member can include a textured outer surface, e.g., for contacting one or more walls or surfaces in the bore in a fashion that removeably locks or helps to removeably lock or fix the quasi-spherical member in the bore.
(FR) L'invention concerne des procédés et des systèmes pour réaliser des raccordements orthopédiques dans lesquels le raccordement a une réglabilité unique. À titre illustratif, un premier mode de réalisation concerne un ensemble de raccordement pour relier une pluralité d'éléments orthopédiques. De tels ensembles de raccordement peuvent comprendre un premier élément orthopédique qui fournit un perçage femelle. De plus, l'ensemble peut comprendre un second élément orthopédique qui peut être ou comprendre un élément de raccordement du type mâle qui peut être positionné dans le perçage du premier élément orthopédique. Dans une première forme préférée, l'élément de raccordement du type mâle sera un élément quasi-sphérique. L'élément quasi-sphérique peut comprendre une surface extérieure texturée, par exemple pour entrer en contact avec une ou plusieurs parois ou surfaces dans le perçage de façon à verrouiller ou aider à verrouiller ou fixer de façon amovible l'élément quasi-sphérique dans le perçage.
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African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, ST, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, RU, TJ, TM)
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Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)
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CA2932585CN105939682EP3079611AU2014357337JP2016538929KR1020160095059