US Patent No: 4,432,358

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Compression hip screw apparatus

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Compression hip screw apparatus comprising a lag screw, a hip plate, a compression nut and a locking assembly. The lag screw is inserted through the barrel of the hip plate after the hip plate is installed which eliminates the need to find a lag screw buried within the femur. Keyless construction further aids assembly. The locking assembly frictionally locks together the lag screw, the hip plate and the compression nut.

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Fixel, Irving E 111 N. 31st Ave., Hollywood, FL 33021 7 420

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