CA2237268A1 - Transverse rod connector clip - Google Patents

Transverse rod connector clip

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CA2237268A1
CA2237268A1 CA 2237268 CA2237268A CA2237268A1 CA 2237268 A1 CA2237268 A1 CA 2237268A1 CA 2237268 CA2237268 CA 2237268 CA 2237268 A CA2237268 A CA 2237268A CA 2237268 A1 CA2237268 A1 CA 2237268A1
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Prior art keywords
spinal
elongated
rod
portion
clip
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CA 2237268
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CA2237268C (en )
Inventor
Lin Chih-I
David A. Nichols
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Howmedica Osteonics Corp
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Surgical Dynamics, Inc.
Lin Chih-I
David A. Nichols
Smith & Nephew, Inc.
United States Surgical Corporation
Howmedica Osteonics Corp.
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B17/56Surgical instruments or methods for treatment of bones or joints; Devices specially adapted therefor
    • A61B17/58Surgical instruments or methods for treatment of bones or joints; Devices specially adapted therefor for osteosynthesis, e.g. bone plates, screws, setting implements or the like
    • A61B17/68Internal fixation devices, including fasteners and spinal fixators, even if a part thereof projects from the skin
    • A61B17/70Spinal positioners or stabilisers ; Bone stabilisers comprising fluid filler in an implant
    • A61B17/7049Connectors, not bearing on the vertebrae, for linking longitudinal elements together
    • A61B17/7052Connectors, not bearing on the vertebrae, for linking longitudinal elements together of variable angle or length

Abstract

The present invention relates to a device for connecting two elongated spinal rods to one another in a spinal fixation system. The spinal fixation system includes a clip body including a first portion and a second portion, the first portion of the clip body configured to receive and engage a first elongated spinal rod, the second portion of the clip body having a transverse bore therein for receiving a second elongated spinal rod extending transverse to the first elongated spinal rod. The system further includes a locking member dimensioned and configured for mounting in the transverse bore in the second portion of the clip body so as to fix the position of the second elongated spinal rod with respect to the first elongated spinal rod.
CA 2237268 1997-05-15 1998-05-11 Transverse rod connector clip Expired - Fee Related CA2237268C (en)

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US08/856,916 1997-05-15
US08856916 US6783526B1 (en) 1997-05-15 1997-05-15 Transverse rod connector clip

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