Global Patent Index - EP 0993280 A1

EP 0993280 A1 2000-04-19 - ADJUSTABLE FIXING DEVICE FOR STRAIGHTENING AND SUPPORTING THE BACK BONE

Title (en)

ADJUSTABLE FIXING DEVICE FOR STRAIGHTENING AND SUPPORTING THE BACK BONE

Title (de)

RICHTUNGSVERSTELLBARE BEFESTIGUNGSVORRICHTUNG ZUM RICHTEN UND ZUR STÜTZE DER WIRBELSÄULE

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF DE FIXATION ORIENTABLE POUR LE REDRESSEMENT ET L'ETAIEMENT DU RACHIS

Publication

EP 0993280 A1 (FR)

Application

EP 98933734 A

Priority

  • FR 9801363 W
  • FR 9708451 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: FR2765093A1] The invention concerns an adjustable fixing device for straightening and supporting the bone system, in particular the back bone, comprising at least an anchoring element (1) with at least one part (5) capable of being fixed relative to the bone, a head (3) with an axis (XX'), an intermediate ring (9), and a blocking element (6) capable of being fixed on the head (3) end (7). The invention is characterised in that the surface (61) pressing the blocking element (6) against a clamping member (8) for locking in an orifice (10) lateral relative to the axis (XX') a rod connecting (4) several fixing devices, is hollow and spherical and the zone pressing (91) the intermediate ring against this clamping member (8) is an internal circular ridge; and said clamping member (8) consists of at least two separable parts (81, 82) each comprising a half-collar (121, 122) forming together said clamping orifice (10) and a part forming a bore (11) flange (131, 132) adapted to be threaded on said head (3) and whereof the external pressing surface (141, 142) has a spherical shape matching with the intermediate ring corresponding (9) pressing shapes and of the blocking element (6).

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

A61B 17/70

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61B 17/70 (2006.01); A61B 17/86 (2006.01); A61B 17/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61B 17/7037 (2013.01); A61B 17/7041 (2013.01); A61B 17/8625 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00858 (2013.01); A61B 2017/867 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9900065A1

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

FR 2765093 A1 19981231; FR 2765093 B1 19990917; AU 8345198 A 19990119; EP 0993280 A1 20000419; KR 20010020503 A 20010315; WO 9900065 A1 19990107

INPADOC legal status


2004-01-14 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030625

2000-04-19 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19991217

2000-04-19 [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