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1. (WO2018081831) STERILIZATION TRAY FOR FACILITATING ATTACHMENT OF IMPLANT INSERTION DEVICE TO IMPLANTABLE DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/081831    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/059405
Publication Date: Fri May 04 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Nov 01 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A61B 17/72
Applicants: EPIX ORTHOPAEDICS, INC.
Inventors: MATITYAHU, Amir
CLAWSON, Benjamin
GRANTZ, Alan
MCDERMOTT, John
Title: STERILIZATION TRAY FOR FACILITATING ATTACHMENT OF IMPLANT INSERTION DEVICE TO IMPLANTABLE DEVICE
Abstract:
An apparatus including a sterilizable tray having a base and at least one fixture connected to the tray adapted for removably securing an implant insertion device to the tray. The tray can be free of a first wall portion for permitting the proximal end of an implantable device to axially align with the end of the implant insertion device for coupling to the implant insertion device and can be free of a second wall portion for permitting a tool to axially align with the end of the implant insertion device so as to threadedly couple the implant insertion device to the implantable device. Related methods and apparatus are provided.