Abstract: The invention relates to a medical device for positioning bone elements, in particular vertebrae, relative to each other, comprising at least one assembly built up of two or more anchoring elements, which can each be implanted in a bone element with a first end thereof, as well as an elongated connecting element, which can be connected to the other ends of the anchoring elements projecting from the bone element in question. The object of the invention is to provide an improved medical device as referred to in the introduction, placement of which requires a simpler procedure and thus less drastic surgery, which is less burdening for the patient, therefore.
May 30, 2008
December 4, 2008
BAAT HOLDING B.V.
Thomas Allard Xander BONNEMA, Hubertus Paul Maria TER BRAAK, Danielle Elisabeth VAN DER KOUWE, Joseph DE ROOSE, Dirk UYTTENDAELE, Bart POFFYN
Abstract: A medical device for fixing bone parts or for fixing stabilising elements to bone parts, comprising a rigid outer tube, which is provided with at least two opposed recesses on the side that is positioned in the bone, wherein a second inner tube is accommodated in said rigid outer tube, which inner tube is provided with at least two strips extending in the longitudinal direction of the inner tube on the side that is positioned in the bone, whilst means are provided for loading the inner tube in axial direction, in such a manner that a pressure force is exerted on said strips, which pressure force causes the strips to bend outwards through the aforesaid recesses.
October 17, 2006
October 23, 2008
BAAT HOLDING B.V., CORPUS LIBERUM B.V.
Gert Nijenbanning, Ariaan Dirk Pieter Van Walsum