Patents by Inventor Erkki Einari Nissinen

Erkki Einari Nissinen has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4078559
    Abstract: Disclosured is a straightening and supporting device for the spinal column in the surgical treatment of scoliotic diseases, a device which is removed after the spinal column has healed. The device comprises a rod-shaped supporting member at least the length of the spinal column area to be treated and wires bearing on the ends of the supporting member and exerting a straightening and supporting effect on the vertebrae of the spinal column. Additionally, attachment members with loops, some of which being resilient, are arranged to the vertebrae, the wires being capable of sliding in the loops.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 1976
    Date of Patent: March 14, 1978
    Inventor: Erkki Einari Nissinen