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1. (WO2018053389) BONE ANCHOR, INSTRUMENTS, AND METHODS FOR USE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/053389    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/051985
Publication Date: Fri Mar 23 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Sep 19 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61B 17/58
A61B 17/00
A61B 17/16
A61B 17/17
A61B 17/70
A61B 17/80
A61B 17/86
A61B 17/88
A61F 2/00
Applicants: MIRUS LLC
ROTH, Noah
GRAY, Wayne
Inventors: ROTH, Noah
GRAY, Wayne
STRAUSS, Kevin R.
O'FLAHERTY, Ryan
WALKER, Clint
TERRELL, Antonio
Title: BONE ANCHOR, INSTRUMENTS, AND METHODS FOR USE
Abstract:
Disclosed herein is a surgical instrument configured for attachment to a surgical device. The surgical instrument includes a distal region having a curved internal surface configured to mate with a curved external surface of the surgical device, a rotational locking feature that limits rotational movement of the instrument with respect to the surgical device, and an axial locking feature that limits axial movement of the blade with respect to the surgical device. Methods of using the surgical instruments include sliding the axial locking feature past a corresponding axial locking feature on the surgical device, locking the axial locking feature to the corresponding axial locking feature on the surgical device (thereby limiting axial movement of the elongated blade with respect to the surgical device), adjusting the position of the surgical device using the surgical instrument, and disengaging the axial locking feature (for example, by using a disengagement instrument).