US Patent No: 5,788,698

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Osteosynthesis clip and ancillary material for its emplacement

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Abstract

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An osteosynthesis clip consisting of a central member and two side members. The central member includes two portions with an outwardly-open obtuse angle therebetween, and the distal ends of the side members include a sloping portion defined by an inward-facing surface. Ancillary equipment for fitting the clip is also disclosed. The clip is characterized in that the side members converge at an angle of less than 20.degree. and their outer surfaces have jagged portions which prevent withdrawal.

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Savornin, Claude 69 Avenue de Paris, F-94160 Saint-Mande, FR 1 74

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SDGI HOLDINGS, INC. (1)
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Orthomed Sarl (1)
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ZIMMER, INC. (1)
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NEOS SURGERY, S.L. (4)
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FOX, WILLIAM CASEY (1)
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COVIDIEN LP (64)
8,900,253 Clip applying apparatus with angled jaw 0 2004
8,652,152 Clip applying apparatus and ligation clip 2 2005
8,920,438 Apparatus for applying surgical clips 2 2005
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7,717,926 Endoscopic surgical clip applier 15 2005
7,637,917 Endoscopic surgical clip applier 17 2005
D629101 Surgical clip applier 2 2006
D625009 Surgical clip applier 2 2006
7,819,886 Endoscopic surgical clip applier 22 2006
8,800,837 Powered surgical instrument 0 2007
7,950,560 Powered surgical instrument 143 2007
7,823,760 Powered surgical stapling device platform 17 2007
7,931,660 Powered tacker instrument 17 2007
8,128,643 Apparatus for applying surgical clips 13 2007
8,382,773 Endoscopic surgical clip applier 10 2008
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7,909,221 Battery powered surgical instrument 145 2008
7,922,063 Powered surgical instrument 148 2008
8,409,222 Endoscopic surgical clip applier 17 2009
8,585,717 Single stroke endoscopic surgical clip applier 10 2009
8,409,223 Endoscopic surgical clip applier with clip retention 10 2009
8,267,944 Endoscopic surgical clip applier with lock out 11 2009
8,056,565 Surgical clip applier and method of assembly 11 2009
8,894,665 Endoscopic surgical clip applier 2 2009
8,419,752 Endoscopic surgical clip applier with connector plate 10 2009
8,465,502 Surgical clip applier and method of assembly 10 2009
8,282,655 Endoscopic surgical clip applier 10 2009
8,006,887 Surgical stapling apparatus with powered articulation 13 2010
8,357,171 Endoscopic surgical clip applier 10 2010
8,821,514 Powered tack applier 0 2010
8,579,918 Endoscopic surgical clip applier 11 2010
8,459,521 Powered surgical stapling device platform 1 2010
8,734,469 Suture clip applier 4 2010
8,267,946 Endoscopic surgical clip applier 17 2010
8,545,486 Surgical clip applier 10 2010
8,132,705 Surgical stapler with timer and feedback display 5 2010
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8,267,924 Powered surgical instrument 7 2011
8,201,721 Powered surgical instrument 63 2011
8,348,125 Battery powered surgical instrument 2 2011
8,328,823 Powered tacker instrument 5 2011
8,968,337 Articulating clip applier 0 2011
8,403,946 Articulating clip applier cartridge 10 2011
8,092,493 Surgical stapling apparatus with powered articulation 6 2011
9,011,464 Self-centering clip and jaw 0 2011
8,336,556 Surgical clip applier and method of assembly 10 2011
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8,240,537 Surgical stapling apparatus with powered articulation 3 2011
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8,505,799 Battery powered surgical instrument 1 2012
8,925,783 Powered surgical instrument 0 2012
8,506,557 Powered surgical instrument 7 2012
8,419,768 Surgical stapling apparatus with powered articulation 2 2012
8,486,091 Endoscopic surgical clip applier 10 2012
9,011,465 Endoscopic surgical clip applier 0 2012
8,747,423 Endoscopic surgical clip applier 4 2013
8,961,542 Articulating clip applier cartridge 0 2013
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8,685,004 Powered surgical instrument 0 2013
 
PETER M. STEVENS (1)
8,641,742 Methods for bone alignment 0 2012
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