Articles comprising reversibly attached screws comprising a biodegradable composition, methods of manufacture thereof and uses thereof

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9974585
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15711452

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Disclosed herein is an article comprising a first screw and a second screw, the first screw being reversibly attached to the second screw such that a longitudinal axis of the first screw coincides with or is parallel to a longitudinal axis of the second screw; the first screw and the second screw each comprising a biodegradable composition, the biodegradable composition comprising a metal or metal alloy comprising magnesium, strontium, zinc, calcium or a combination comprising at least one of the foregoing. Methods of making and using the article are also disclosed herein.

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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION INC223 GRINTER HALL GAINESVILLE FL 32611

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Hester, Emily Orlando, US 2 0
Manuel, Michele Viola Gainesville, US 14 15
Schumacher, James F Alpharetta, US 17 228
van, der Merwe Daniella C Palm Harbor, US 2 0

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