Abstract: Described is a hand suspension fixture for recovering from skin grafts on human hands. The hand suspension fixture generally comprises five retention fixtures each adapted to connect to one of five flexible members at a first end. At a second end, each of the five flexible members can be attached to a distal end of five respective human finger tips, such as the finger's distal digits. The human hand is adapted to hang from the five flexible members whereby the five retention fixtures are spaced apart to splay the five fingers (thumb included) when the human hand is hanging from the suspension fixture.
Abstract: In a first embodiment, the present invention includes an instrumentation system for preparing a bone for soft tissue repair, the instrumentation system including a flexible drill pin capable of bending along a curved path; an aimer capable of engaging the flexible pin to bend the flexible pin; and a flexible reamer having a flexible portion along at least a portion of its length, the flexible portion comprising a plurality of laser cuts.
February 6, 2019
Date of Patent:
June 21, 2022
Howmedica Osteonics Corp.
Mark Steiner, Kyle Craig Pilgeram, Ran Oren, Eran Zakai, Elad Rash