Global Patent Index - EP 1028666 A1

EP 1028666 A1 2000-08-23 - EXTERNAL FIXATOR FOR DISTAL RADIUS FRACTURES

Title (en)

EXTERNAL FIXATOR FOR DISTAL RADIUS FRACTURES

Title (de)

ÄUSSERER FIXATEUR FÜR FRAKTUREN DER DISTALEN SPEICHE

Title (fr)

FIXATEUR EXTERNE POUR FRACTURES DU RADIUS INFERIEUR

Publication

EP 1028666 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 97946564 A

Priority

US 9720258 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9922661A1] An external fixator for fixating fractures provides an elongated support rod that includes proximal and distal rod sections. Fixation pins are provided for engaging the patient's bone tissue on opposite sides of a fracture. Clamps are rotatably supported upon the proximal rod section and distal rod section, each of the clamps being movable in rotational fashion both with respect to the rod and with respect to the pins. At least one of the clamps has articulating portions that rotate and angulate relative to one another so that total adjustment is provided between the rod and the pins. The articulating portion can be rigidified using one set fitting or set screw.

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

A61B 17/64

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61B 17/66 (2006.01); A61B 17/64 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61B 17/66 (2013.01); A61B 17/6425 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9922661A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

WO 9922661 A1 19990514; AU 5171298 A 19990524; EP 1028666 A1 20000823

INPADOC legal status


2003-12-10 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20030522

2003-01-02 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17Q

- Effective date: 20021111

2000-08-23 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20000531

2000-08-23 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

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