Details

Project TitleA Novel Screw/Plate Design for Osteoporetic Bone and Other Applications
Track CodeUMMS09-49
Websitehttps://patents.google.com/patent/US8690927B2/en
Short Description

The present invention provides a screw and plate assembly for sternal fixation. This technology provides an improvement over steel wire fixation, the method currently used for sternal fixation. Spec

Abstract

The present invention provides a screw and plate assembly for sternal fixation. This technology provides an improvement over steel wire fixation, the method currently used for sternal fixation. Specifically, this technology decreases unwanted loosening and failure of the fixation system, a problem common in osteoporotic or lower-density bones.

 
Tagsheart surgery, bone fixation, medical device, sternal fixation
 
Posted DateJan 24, 2017 12:55 PM

Researcher

Name
Raymond Dunn
Jiong Wang

Manager

Name
James McNamara

Intellectual Property

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