US Patent No: 8,066,750 - Analytics, PDF, Full Text and PAIR Access

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Port structures for non-rigid bone plates

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There is provided an orthopedic plate and port structures for the plate. The plate can be non-rigid and includes at least one hole for receiving an anchor or an anchor retaining device. The at least one hole can include a rigid port structure that prevents or resists deformation of the plate when the anchor or anchor retaining device is engaged thereto.

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WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC.WARSAW, IN1700

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Companioni, Wilder Cordova, TN 15 47
May, Jason Michael Memphis, TN 19 30
Oi, Nelson Memphis, TN 9 48
West, Michael V Somerville, TN 2 2
White, Stephen Edward Germantown, TN 4 16

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