Systems and methods for placing materials into bone

CAFC
  • US 6,241,734 B1
  • Filed: 08/14/1998
  • Issued: 06/05/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/14/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. Apparatus for introducing material into bone through a subcutaneous cannula, the apparatus including a subcutaneous cannula, a delivery device to convey the material at a delivery pressure of no greater than about 360 psi, a nozzle instrument capable of advancement into the subcutaneous cannula and comprising a proximal fitting to couple the nozzle instrument to the delivery device and a nozzle terminus through which the material conveyed by the delivery device enters bone at the delivery pressure, and a tamping instrument capable of advancement into the subcutaneous cannula and having a tamping terminus which, during the advancement, urges material residing in the subcutaneous cannula into bone.

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