Point contact bone compression plate

  • US 5,053,036 A
  • Filed: 03/08/1990
  • Issued: 10/01/1991
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/03/1987
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A compression plate for osteosynthesis, said plate having a longitudinal axis, an upper surface, a lower surface and a plurality of screw holes spaced in the direction of the longitudinal axis, said lower surface being arched concavely transversely to the longitudinal axis of the plate, in combination with open sections along the side edges of the plate between the screw holes, said open sections, with the concave lower surface of the plate, forming studs along the side edges of the lower surface for contact with a bone.

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