Connector for domed cutting tool

  • US 6,475,221 B1
  • Filed: 11/15/2001
  • Issued: 11/05/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/18/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A rotary reamer assembly comprising:

  • a hollow reamer body having a wall with an external surface and a base, the wall defining a central cavity and a plurality of passageways through the wall defining cutting sites, the passageways communicating between the external surface of the wall and the central cavity for passage of removed bone and tissue through the wall into the central cavity;

    a shaft provided for transmitting torque for rotation of the reamer body; and

    a retaining member extending diametrically across the base including a central embossed portion, for retaining the shaft and the reamer body in a fixed relative position.

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