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Apparatus for stabilization of pelvic fractures

Apparatus for stabilization of pelvic fractures

Rotor disc with fluid removal channels to enhance life of spindle bolt

Rotor disc with fluid removal channels to enhance life of spindle bolt

Rotor disc with fluid removal channels to enhance life of spindle bolt

Enhanced oil recovery method

Date/App# patent app List of recent Fracture-related patents
12/11/14
20140364787
 Device and method for analgesic immobilization of fractured ribs patent thumbnailDevice and method for analgesic immobilization of fractured ribs
A device (22) for analgesic immobilization in the event of thorax or rib fractures as well as a method for application of such a device are disclosed. The immobilization device (22) includes a flat splint element (24) which covers a large area of the region of the break (19), and is provided with an adhesive layer (26) which is located on the side thereof facing the body and is used to adhere the immobilization device (22) to the body.
12/11/14
20140364785
 Apparatus for stabilization of pelvic fractures patent thumbnailApparatus for stabilization of pelvic fractures
An apparatus for stabilization of pelvic fractures comprising a stationary pad member, an adjustable pad member, and two trochanter pads. The stationary pas member comprises a cross-member with a rack gear.
12/11/14
20140363307
 Rotor disc with fluid removal channels to enhance life of spindle bolt patent thumbnailRotor disc with fluid removal channels to enhance life of spindle bolt
A rotor disc configured to reduce the likelihood of fractures developing in spindle bolts in gas turbine engines is disclosed. The spindle bolts extend axially through the rotor disc to retain the rotor assembly in place in the gas turbine engine.
12/11/14
20140360719
 Enhanced oil recovery method patent thumbnailEnhanced oil recovery method
A method for producing oil from a fractured oil bearing formation is provided in which an oil recovery formulation comprising water and dimethyl ether is introduced into a fracture in the formation to mobilize oil, the mobilized oil is contacted with water or brine, and the mobilized oil is produced from the formation at a location positioned upwards from the fracture.. .
12/11/14
20140360112
 Stair nosing assembly patent thumbnailStair nosing assembly
An exemplary stair nosing assembly comprises an elongated base, a plate adhered to the base, and a cover temporarily covering the base and the plate. The base has at least one anchor portion extending downwardly from the upper portion for attaching to a lip of a tread pan and/or embedding in a concrete tread.
12/04/14
20140358510
 System and method for characterizing uncertainty in subterranean reservoir fracture networks patent thumbnailSystem and method for characterizing uncertainty in subterranean reservoir fracture networks
A system and method for characterizing uncertainty in a subterranean fracture network by obtaining a natural fracture network, obtaining dynamic data, simulating hydraulic fracturing and microseismic events based on the natural fracture network and the dynamic data, generating a stimulated reservoir volume (srv), and quantifying the uncertainty in the srv. It may also include narrowing the uncertainty in the srv through the use of design of experiment methods and characterizing the srv using static and/or dynamic data..
12/04/14
20140358444
 Method of hydraulic fracture identification using temperature patent thumbnailMethod of hydraulic fracture identification using temperature
A method for identifying fractures in a formation.. .
12/04/14
20140358218
 Stent patent thumbnailStent
Provided is a stent of a novel structure with which deflection of a line-shaped body during expansion is prevented and a substantially uniform expansion is achieved over an entire length thereof, and with which, after implantation, stent fracture and damage of body tissue can be prevented by the stent exhibiting a superior pliability and conformability to a shape of a somatic lumen. A stent having a cylindrical peripheral wall formed with a line-shaped body that extends in a helical form in a circumferential direction while reciprocating in an axial direction at a given amplitude.
12/04/14
20140358188
 Orthopedic tamp and bone stabilization material delivery device patent thumbnailOrthopedic tamp and bone stabilization material delivery device
An orthopedic bone tamp and bone stabilization material delivery device is operable to reduce depressed bone fragments to an elevated position and concurrently introduce to the fracture zone bone stabilization material so as to stabilize the newly positioned fragment. A bone tamp comprising a cannula having a tubular wall with outside diameter and inside diameters and defining a distal and proximal ends includes a bone displacement face associated with the closed distal end.
12/04/14
20140358185
 Bone screw with multiple thread profiles for far cortical locking and flexible engagement to a bone patent thumbnailBone screw with multiple thread profiles for far cortical locking and flexible engagement to a bone
Osteosynthesis constructs for treating bone fractures and bone screws for use in such systems are disclosed. The bone screws include a threaded front section configured for engagement with cortical bone, a threaded mid-section and an unthreaded neck section configured for limited movement within the near cortex of the bone.
12/04/14
20140358147
Method and apparatus for providing arthroscopic microfracture therapy
Providing microfracture therapy to the acetabular cup of the patient, wherein providing microfracture therapy to the acetabular cup of the patient comprises forming at least one hole extending from the acetabular shelf to the cortical bone bed of the acetabular cup, such that blood may flow from the cancellous bone underlying the cortical bone bed to the surface of the cortical bone bed, whereby to form a blood clot at the surface of the cortical bone bed.. .
12/04/14
20140358146
Intramedullary fixation system for management of pelvic and acetabular fractures
Devices for treating a bone and methods of inserting such devices into a bone are disclosed. A device for treating a bone may include a flexible tube, a stiffening mechanism and an actuator.
12/04/14
20140357534
Methods, apparatus, and sensors for tracing frac fluids in mineral formations, production waters, and the environment using magnetic particles
In some embodiments, the present invention pertains to methods of detecting a contamination of an environment by a fracture fluid that comprises magnetic particles. In some embodiments, such methods include: (1) collecting a sample from the environment; and (2) measuring a magnetic susceptibility of the sample in order to detect the presence or absence of the magnetic particles.
12/04/14
20140357532
Camphor and alpha-olefin for inhibiting or dissolving asphaltene or paraffin deposits
A composition can be used for inhibiting the precipitation of asphaltene or paraffin or for dissolving asphaltene or paraffin. The composition includes: (a) one or more aliphatic compounds having 6 to 21 carbon atoms; (b) one or more alpha-olefins, wherein the alpha-olefins are acyclic and have 16 to 26 carbon atoms; and (c) camphor or a source of camphor.
12/04/14
20140356673
Secondary battery
There is provided a secondary battery which can implement a high-density electrode plate and prevent fracture of the electrode plate. The secondary battery includes a metallic base material, a first active material coated on one surface of the metallic base material, and a second active material coated on the other surface of the metallic base material.
12/04/14
20140352984
Method and apparatus for using pressure cycling and cold liquid co2 for releasing natural gas from coal and shale formations
A method and apparatus for sequestering carbon dioxide (co2) gas and releasing natural gas from underground coal and/or gas shale formations using co2 gas captured from the flue gas of a coal burning power plant, and processing it to produce cold liquid pressurized co2, and injecting the cold liquid co2 under pressure to create fractures within the formation and causing the co2 to be adsorbed into the coal or gas shale and natural gas (ch4) to be desorbed, released and recovered. A special pressure cycling process is used to enable the pressure within the formation to be increased and decreased, including allowing the liquid co2 to change phase to a gaseous co2, and injecting the liquid co2 under pressure repeatedly, which causes greater expansion of the proliferation zone within the formation, and more efficiently releases ch4..
12/04/14
20140352968
Multi-well simultaneous fracturing system
A system for simultaneously fracturing multiple wells is provided. In one embodiment, the system includes fracturing trees installed at multiple wells.
12/04/14
20140352962
Ampholyte polymeric compounds in subterranean applications
Ampholyte polymeric compounds that comprise at least one nonionic monomer, at least one sulfonic acid-containing monomer, and at least one cationic monomer may be useful as friction reducing agents in treatment fluids for use in subterranean operations at a concentration of about 0.001 v/v % to about 0.5 v/v % of the treatment fluid. Such operations may involve introducing the treatment fluid into a wellbore penetrating a subterranean formation optionally at a rate and/or a pressure sufficient to create or extend at least one fracture in the subterranean formation..
12/04/14
20140352960
Ampholyte polymeric compounds in subterranean applications
Ampholyte polymeric compound that comprises at least one nonionic monomer, at least one sulfonic acid-containing monomer, and at least one cationic monomer may be useful in viscosifying treatment fluids for use in subterranean operations at a concentration of about 0.5 v/v % to about 30 v/v % of the treatment fluid. Such operations may involve introducing the treatment fluid into a wellbore penetrating a subterranean formation optionally at a pressure sufficient to create or extend at least one fracture in the subterranean formation..
12/04/14
20140352954
Synchronizing pulses in heterogeneous fracturing placement
A technique facilitates a fracturing operation by maintaining the heterogeneity of proppant fluid as it is injected into reservoir fractures. The technique comprises using a blender to deliver proppant material in a pulsating manner to create pulses of proppant.
12/04/14
20140352949
Integrating rock ductility with fracture propagation mechanics for hydraulic fracture design
The invention relates to the calculation of parameters to inform hydraulic stimulation of non-conventional hydrocarbon-bearing rock formations, such as shales. Unlike conventional formations, non-conventional formations tend to display elastic-plastic behavior and have stress-strain characteristics which with substantial non-linear regions.
11/27/14
20140350906
System and method for simulation of gas desorption in a reservoir using a multi-porosity approach
A hydrocarbon shale reservoir simulation system and method represented by a model having at least four different types of porosity nodes is described. The method includes the computer-implemented steps of characterizing porosity nodes within the model as one of natural fracture pore systems, matrix pore systems, induced fracture pore systems or vug pore systems.
11/27/14
20140350904
Component fracture evaluation device, component fracture evaluation method and computer program
A probability in which a stress amplitude σp of an operating stress exceeds a stress amplitude σw of a fatigue strength (a fatigue strength excess probability pv0 of a virtual cell) at each virtual cell in which a region of a machine component is equally divided so that one inclusion is contained therein and having a virtual unit volume v0 is derived on an assumption that a distribution function of an inclusion size √{square root over ( )}area follows a generalized pareto distribution. Then a probability in which the stress amplitude σp of the operating stress exceeds the stress amplitude σw of the fatigue strength (a fatigue strength excess probability pfv of the machine component) in at least one virtual cell is derived from the fatigue strength excess probability pv0..
11/27/14
20140350902
Method for exploiting a fractured medium on the basis of a matched reservoir model for wells chosen by means of an equivalent transmissivity model
The present invention relates to a method (exp) for exploiting a subterranean medium by means of a fractured reservoir model. The fractured reservoir model is matched (cal) for a set of chosen wells (cho), for which the measured dynamic data (dd) correspond to the estimated dynamic data by means of an equivalent transmissivity model (mod)..
11/27/14
20140350683
Method for treating joint pain and associated instruments
The embodiments provide provides devices, instruments, and associated methods for treating joint pain. A joint is evaluated using magnetic resonance imaging to detect any defects in the subchondral bone.
11/27/14
20140350649
Methods for modulating osteochondral development using bioelectrical stimulation
Compositions and methods are provided for modulating the growth, development and repair of bone, cartilage or other connective tissue. Devices and stimulus waveforms are provided to differentially modulate the behavior of osteoblasts, chondrocytes and other connective tissue cells to promote proliferation, differentiation, matrix formation or mineralization for in vitro or in vivo applications.
11/27/14
20140350610
Cross pin fixator for bone fragments and use thereof
The present application relates to a cross pin fixator device comprising a plate member with spherical cavities that are open to the front and to the back of the plate, collapsible pin holder members having a central channel for insertion of a bone pin, the collapsible pin holder member being press-fit into the spherical cavities, and bone pins individually inserted into the central channel of a pin holder. The application also relates to a method for treating a fracture of the proximal humerus using the proximal humerus cross pin fixator and to a kit for treating a fracture of a bone..
11/27/14
20140350558
External fixation
External fixation systems, and methods for immobilizing joints or fractured bones. An external fixation system may include one or more clamp assemblies connected to one or more rod assemblies at polyaxial joints.
11/27/14
20140349991
Chromone derivative having osteogenesis promoting effect
Compounds or pharmacologically acceptable salts thereof for promoting osteogenesis, improving bone metabolism, preventing or treating bone fracture, preventing or treating a disease associated with bone metabolism, or in the field of orthopedics for the promotion of healing of bone fracture, a bone defect, and bone diseases such as osteoarthritis as well as in the field of dentistry for the treatment of periodontal disease and the stabilization of artificial tooth root. The compounds are represented by formula (i) or a pharmacologically acceptable salt thereof:.
11/27/14
20140349896
Proppant and method of propping a subterranean fracture
A proppant for use in fracturing a subterranean formation is characterized by specific mean particle size, particle size standard deviation, and aspect ratio. The proppant is prepared from a thermoplastic composition that includes specific amounts of a polyamide and a poly(phenylene ether).
11/27/14
20140346157
Method to control the environment in a laser path
A method of controlling the environment intermediate a laser head and a targeted portion of a bore wall to remove solid material at the wall includes running an umbilical into the bore to position the head, irradiating the targeted portion of the wall using laser light, sensing a light spectrum resulting from irradiation of the solid material, comparing the sensed light spectrum to a light spectrum corresponding to favorable irradiation of the solid material, adjusting the rate of introduction of a laser-compatible material to displace laser-incompatible materials from the laser light path to obtain more favorable irradiation of the solid material. The method enable the conservation of the source of the laser-compatible material or improved irradiation of the solid material for solid removal by using the laser to cut, heat, fracture or melt the solid material..
11/27/14
20140345880
Method and apparatus for sequestering co2 gas and releasing natural gas from coal and gas shale formations
A system for sequestering co2 gas and releasing natural gas from underground coal and/or gas shale formations using co2 gas captured from the flue gas of a coal burning power plant, and processing it to produce cold liquid pressurized co2, and injecting the cold liquid co2 under pressure to create fractures within the formation and causing the co2 to be adsorbed into the coal or gas shale and ch4 to be desorbed, released and recovered.. .
11/27/14
20140345544
Mobile water heating apparatus
A system for heating water used to produce hydraulic fracturing fluid (“fracing fluid”). The system includes a mobile water heating system, and first and second pumps.
11/20/14
20140344769
Method for correcting electronic proximity effects using the deconvolution of the pattern to be exposed by means of a probabilistic method
A method of lithography by radiation having critical dimensions of the order of some ten nanometers makes it possible to carry out the correction of the proximity effects by joint optimization of the dose modulation and geometric corrections. Accordingly, a deconvolution of the pattern to be etched is carried out by an iterative procedure modeling the interactions of the radiation with the resined support by a joint probability distribution.
11/20/14
20140343859
Time-lapse 4d scattering for imaging hydraulically induced fractures
Tools and methods for monitoring a subterranean formation is provided. Methods for monitoring include: creating a time-lapse azimuth stack between an azimuth stack on a first seismic survey and an azimuth stack on a second seismic survey; identifying a lowest root mean square energy and a highest root mean square energy for each time-lapse azimuth stack; and recording an azimuth with largest overall root mean square energy..
11/20/14
20140343614
Dental occlusion and tension band ties, systems and methods
Embodiments relate to devices, systems, kits and methods for achieving maxillo-mandibular fixation (mmf). In an embodiment, a system comprises a plurality of dental occlusion ties and/or tension band ties (referred to herein as “do ties” and “tb ties,” respectively).
11/20/14
20140343552
Bone screw system and method
An improved bone screw is disclosed which includes a shaft with distal portion having a threaded surface thereon, a sleeve having an opening which receives the shaft such that the shaft is able to move within the sleeve without moving the sleeve. A compressive device may be incorporated between the sleeve and the proximal portion of the shaft such that the compressive device forces the shaft and sleeve towards at least a portion each other, thereby maintaining the compressive load at the union of the fracture.
11/20/14
20140343458
Device and method for inducing brain injury in animal test subjects
An apparatus and method for inflicting brain injury on a laboratory animal that employs a platform for supporting the laboratory animal. The platform defines an opening for positioning the head of the laboratory animal over the opening.
11/20/14
20140339866
Energy absorbing seat mechanism
A system includes a shear member and an energy absorber. The shear member is configured to couple a seat portion to a base structure of a vehicle.
11/20/14
20140338961
Member for flexible element and manufacturing method thereof
In the present invention, a copper electrode having a nanohole structure is prepared by using a polymer substrate in the form of nanopillars in order to avoid fatigue fracture that causes degradation of electrical and mechanical properties of a flexible electrode during repetitive bending of a typical metal electrode. The nanohole structure may annihilate dislocations to suppress the initiation of fracture and may blunt crack tips to delay the propagation of damage.
11/20/14
20140338906
Proppant with enhanced interparticle bonding
Polymer-coated proppants for hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells have an outer layer portion that comprises an organofunctional coupling agent, preferably an organofunctional silane coupling agent. The use of an organofunctional silane coupling agent in the outer layer portion of the proppant coating is preferably chosen to expose functionalities that will be reactive towards similar functionalities of adjacent and similarly coated proppants so that, when introduced downhole, these proppants form interparticle bonds at the temperatures and crack closure pressures found downhole in fractured strata.
11/20/14
20140338905
Method and apparatus for generating seismic pulses to map subterranean fractures
The methods described are for determining distribution, orientation and dimensions of networks of hydraulically-induced fractures within a subterranean formation containing fluids. Micro-seismic events are generated by particles introduced into the fractures which are capable of explosive or chemical reaction.
11/20/14
20140338894
Geologic fracturing method and resulting fractured geologic structure
Detonation control modules and detonation control circuits are provided herein. A trigger input signal can cause a detonation control module to trigger a detonator.
11/13/14
20140337811
Sub-module physical refinement flow
A computer system is provided that enables a designer of a circuit design to fracture and reconstitute a larger design for both computer modeling of the functionality and the physical implementation or rendering of the circuit design. More particularly, the designer may refine or re-work a sub-module of the larger sub-circuit without having to create a corresponding sub-module in the physical implementation.
11/13/14
20140336715
Telescoping bone screw
A bone screw for treating a bone fracture having a detent assembly on a body portion thereof. The detent assembly includes a detent member that is movable between a first and second position.
11/13/14
20140336713
Periprosthetic bone plates
The present disclosure relates to bone plates that are configured for use with bones having periprosthetic fractures. For example, in the event that a proximal femur is fractured in an area that is adjacent to a prosthetic component, such as a femoral stem used in a hip replacement, the periprosthetic bone plates of the present invention may be used.
11/13/14
20140336710
Device and method for orthopedic fracture fixation
The present invention relates invention relates to devices and methods for the fixation and stabilization of orthopedic fractures and more specifically to stabilization of compression fractures of spinal vertebrae. The systems comprise cannulated orthopedic screws and mechanical expandable implants introducible through the lumen of such screws.
11/13/14
20140336656
Microfracture pick
A microfracture pick having features configured to aid a user in advancing the microfracture pick through bone. The microfracture pick has an elongated member with a proximal end, a distal end, a sharp, optionally angled tip disposed adjacent the distal end of the elongated member, and at least one engaging feature disposed at one or more locations on the elongated member for engaging a complementary feature of a strike instrument.
11/13/14
20140336299
Solution based polymer nanofiller-composites synthesis
A solution based polymer nanofiller composite processing method to improve mechanical, electrical, thermal and/or chemical properties. The solution based synthesis method may include the steps of surface functionalizing carbon nanomaterials and dissolving a polymer in a solvent.
11/13/14
20140335344
Metallic foam material
The invention provides a metallic foam material with better mechanical properties than known foamed materials, and a method of making such a material. Although known foamed metals are light in weight, and sandwich structures formed of such materials can be formed into structural components, the tendency for the structure to crush and fracture under compressive loading, with consequent crack propagation, limits their use in applications in which the integrity of the component is important.
11/13/14
20140334262
Method and apparatus for active seismic shear wave monitoring of hydro-fracturing of oil and gas reservoirs using arrays of multi-component sensors and controlled seismic sources
Disclosed herein are various embodiments of a technique to monitor hydro-fracturing in oil and gas wells by use of active seismic sources and arrays of monitoring sensors. The invention utilizes combinations of seismic sources such as vertical vibrators in anti-phase pairs.
11/13/14
20140332934
Substrates for semiconductor devices
A method of manufacturing a composite substrate for a semiconductor device, the method comprising: selecting a substrate wafer comprising: a first layer of single crystal material suitable for epitaxial growth of a compound semiconductor thereon and having a thickness of 100 μm or less;a second layer having a thickness of no less than 0.5 μm and formed of a material having a lower thermal expansion coefficient than the first layer of single crystal material and/or is formed of a material which has a higher fracture strength than that of the first layer of single crystal material; and a third layer forming a handling wafer on which the first and second layers are disposed, wherein the substrate wafer has an aspect ratio, defined by a ratio of thickness to width, of no less than 0.25/100; growing a first polycrystalline cvd diamond layer on the first layer of single crystal material using a chemical vapour deposition technique to form a composite comprising the substrate wafer bonded to the polycrystalline diamond layer via the first layer of single crystal material, wherein during growth of the first polycrystalline cvd diamond layer a temperature difference at a growth surface between an edge and a centre point thereof is maintained to be no more than 80° c.; and removing the second and third layers of the substrate wafer to form a composite substrate comprising the polycrystalline diamond layer directly bonded to the first layer of single crystal material.. .
11/13/14
20140332643
Rotary unit apparatus and rotation supporting apparatus
To provide a rotary unit and a rotation support used for television, etc., with a simple structure, which can generate an adequate friction torque and has a strength enough to prevent an escape and fracture during its use, even if it is made of aluminum die-cast material or synthetic resin article, a lower interior cylindrical body and an upper interior cylindrical body are provided on an upper disc portion and a lower disc portion of a fixed cylindrical body and/or a rotary cylindrical body rotatably connected by a hinge shaft, and a reinforcing member is attached to the lower and the upper interior cylindrical bodies. The reinforcing member comprises an insertion hole in which the hinge shaft is inserted, wherein locking portions provided on a plurality of locking pieces (which are provided by folding the outer circumference portions) are locked by the lower and the upper interior cylindrical bodies..
11/13/14
20140332577
Method for fracture splitting a connecting rod and corresponding device
A method and a device for fracture splitting a connecting rod and a connecting rod formed therefrom are provided, in which a force exerted on an outer rim of an eye of the connecting rod by a separating tool is generated by an electromagnetic force. The separating tool includes at least two separating members inserted into the eye, and the electromagnetic force is generated by displacing the at least two separating members away from each other inside the eye in response to application of the electromagnetic force.
11/13/14
20140332451
Fracture water treatment method and system
A method and system for treatment of flow-back and produced water from a hydrocarbon well in which fracturing operations are carried out using a phase separation and creating of positive charge in the water.. .
11/13/14
20140332391
Fracture water treatment method and system
A method and system for treatment of flow-back and produced water from a hydrocarbon well in which fracturing operations are carried out using a phase separation and creating of positive charge in the water.. .
11/13/14
20140332214
Hydraulic fracturing composition, method for making and use of same
A hydraulic fracturing composition includes: a superabsorbent polymer in an expanded state; a plurality of proppant particles disposed in the superabsorbent polymer; an additive comprising a surfactant, a viscose polymer, or a combination thereof, and a fluid to expand the superabsorbent polymer into the expanded state. A process for disposing a plurality of proppant particles in a fracture comprises: disposing a hydraulic fracturing composition in a downhole environment; forming a fracture; disposing the hydraulic fracturing composition in the fracture; breaking the superabsorbent polymer after forming the fracture; and releasing the plurality of proppant particles from superabsorbent polymer.
11/13/14
20140332213
Hydraulic fracturing composition, method for making and use of same
A hydraulic fracturing composition includes: a superabsorbent polymer in an expanded state and configured to break in response to a breaking condition; a plurality of proppant particles disposed in the superabsorbent polymer prior to release of the plurality of proppant particles from the superabsorbent polymer in response to breaking the superabsorbent polymer; and a fluid to expand the superabsorbent polymer into the expanded state. The hydraulic fracturing composition can be made by contacting a superabsorbent polymer with a fluid to expand the superabsorbent polymer into an expanded state; and disposing a plurality of proppant particles in the superabsorbent polymer to make the hydraulic fracturing composition.
11/06/14
20140330322
Combination holder/impactor and bone plate for fracture fixation
A combination of a bone fixation plate for fixation of fractures having a small terminal bone fragment, such as fractures of the distal radius and a holder/impactor for gripping the bone plate and for facilitating impacting the bone plate, with or without predrilled holes. The bone plate includes hook members configured to provide subchondral support to a distal bone fragment, without causing shortening of the fragment into the metaphyseal bone, and without providing a bending torque directed to the base of the plate.
11/06/14
20140330321
Method of stabilizing a fracture at a metaphysis defining a concave articular surface
A volar distal radius plate includes a shaft and a head. The head includes a radial side that seats below the volar rim, and an ulnar side with two extending tabs that provide a buttress support to ulnar fragments from the volar rim.
11/06/14
20140330275
Flexible plate fixation of bone fractures
Embodiments provide methods, apparatuses, and systems for fixation of a fractured bone with a bone plate. In various embodiments, the systems and plates provide elastic suspension of the receiving holes relative to an osteosynthesis plate.
11/06/14
20140330190
Adjustable wrist orthotic
An adjustable wrist orthotic suitable for the treatment of wrist fractures and similar injuries. The orthotic preferably includes a top panel joined to a bottom panel.
11/06/14
20140330189
Wrist orthotic with taper adjusting binding strap
An adjustable wrist orthotic suitable for the treatment of wrist fractures and similar injuries. The orthotic includes a panel which encircles the hand, the wrist, and a portion of the forearm.
11/06/14
20140330188
Wrist orthotic including adjustable ulna gap
An adjustable wrist orthotic suitable for the treatment of wrist fractures and similar injuries. The orthotic preferably includes a top panel joined to a bottom panel.


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