Document Type

Patent

Abstract

An intramedullary nail for the fixation of bone fractures is formed of two slidably engaging elongate members. One of the members includes an articulated channel which serves to bend the other member to form an expanding end region within the bone cavity to achieve fixation therein.

Patent Country

US

Patent Number

US4854312

Publication Date

8-8-1989

Assignee(s)

The University of Toledo

Application Number

07/181117

Filing Date

April 1988

Primary Class

606/68

Rights

These materials are free of copyright restrictions and are in the public domain within the United States only. The USPTO reserves the right to assert copyright protection internationally.

Institution

The University of Toledo

Repository

University of Toledo Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Initiatives

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