Drill guide instrument for surgical use or the like

- Zimmer, Inc.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a drill guide instrument for surgical use or the like showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is an exploded perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof; and

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof.

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Patent History
Patent number: D291246
Type: Grant
Filed: Mar 5, 1985
Date of Patent: Aug 4, 1987
Assignee: Zimmer, Inc. (Warsaw, IN)
Inventor: Jerry L. Lower (Bourbon, IN)
Primary Examiner: A. Hugo Word
Assistant Examiner: Stella M. Reid
Attorney: Margaret L. Geringer
Application Number: 6/708,617
Current U.S. Class: D24/26; D24/27; D24/33; D 8/70