Global Patent Index - EP 0984732 A1

EP 0984732 A1 2000-03-15 - RETRACTABLE INTRAMEDULLARY NAIL

Title (en)

RETRACTABLE INTRAMEDULLARY NAIL

Title (de)

RÜCKZIEHBARER MARKNAGEL

Title (fr)

CLOU INTRAMEDULLAIRE RETRACTABLE

Publication

EP 0984732 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98920672 A

Priority

  • GB 9801346 W
  • GB 9709509 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9851228A1] The present invention provides an intramedullary nail (1) comprising an elongate casing (3) adapted to interfit in an intramedullary space, at least one locking element (6) movable between a first position in register with the casing (3) and a second position extending outwardly therefrom and drive means (7 or 7'). The invention provides that the locking element (6) is actuatable by the drive means (7 or 7') to move the locking element to a second outward position, and wherein the locking element may be retracted, even having regard to bone overgrowth subsequently, for removal of the intramedullary nail from the bone.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61B 17/72

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61B 17/72 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61B 17/7266 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9851228A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9851228 A1 19981119; AU 7345998 A 19981208; EP 0984732 A1 20000315; GB 9709509 D0 19970702

INPADOC legal status


2002-09-11 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20020305

2001-10-04 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20010820

2000-03-15 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19991209

2000-03-15 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE