Bone plating system

  • US 20040059335A1
  • Filed: 09/22/2003
  • Published: 03/25/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/13/1999
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A bone plate comprising:

  • an upper surface;

    a lower surface;

    a head portion configured and dimensioned to conform to a metaphysis of a bone;

    a shaft portion configured and dimensioned to conform to a diaphysis of a bone;

    at least one first hole extending through the upper and lower surfaces and having a substantially continuous threaded surface for engaging a first screw head; and

    at least one second hole extending through the upper and lower surfaces and including a ramp surface for engaging a second screw head to displace the bone plate with respect to the second screw head.

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