Attachment tool for drill guide

  • US 6,183,477 B1
  • Filed: 09/04/1998
  • Issued: 02/06/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/04/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. An attachment tool for use with a medical implant, comprisinga) a housing having a first end adapted for connection to a medical implant;

  • b) the first end having a first opening through which an elongated threaded fastener with a central axis can be inserted into the implant; and

    c) a guide surface on an exterior of the housing, said guide surface leading to the first opening and capable of guiding a driving tool into contact with the fastener.

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