• SAN JOSE, Calif.--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Silver Bullet Therapeutics, Inc. , a privately held medical device company that has developed an antimicrobial technology for implantable medical devices such as orthopedic bone screws, reported today the results of a study testing the "Time Kill" and "Adherence" effectiveness of its CE-marked OrthoFuzIon ® Antimicrobial Bone Screw against the Top Six CDC Antibiotic-Resistant "Superbugs. (businesswire.com)
  • A non-sterile assembly of implantable devices designed for the stabilization of fractured/surgically-cut bones of the limbs (long bones), their appendages (hands, feet), pelvis, craniomaxillofacial bones, and/or for limb-joint fusion. (nih.gov)
  • When a force (e.g., rotational or axial) is applied to the bone screw in the first direction, the spaces between the surfaces of the compressive member increase, due to the difference in orientation. (google.com)
  • A cam lock setscrew is received in a setscrew pocket (33) adjacent a configured bone screw bore (32) of the plate and is configured to allow a bone screw to be received in the plate when in an unlocked rotational position, and to retain the received bone screw when in a locked rotational position. (wipo.int)
  • The screw-handling end ( 3 ) has substantially the same diameter as that of the elongate cylindrical body ( 2 ) and comprises a flat ( 7 ) extending parallel to the axis of the cylindrical body over the main part of the cylinder body portion unoccupied by the thread. (google.com)
  • In a female screw the screw is cut on the inside of a cylindrical cavity. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In order that the screw member can be pivoted to at least one side by an enlarged angle, the edge bounding the free end of the second bore ( 7 ) viewed relative to the axis of the first bore ( 6 ) is of asymmetric construction. (google.es)
  • Once the bone screw is inserted into the bone member, the resorbable material will begin to be resorbed, whereupon the compressive member will relax and exert tension between the bone member and any other object the bone screw is secured to. (google.com)
  • Its compressive strength is more than 130 newtons per square millimeter, whereas real bone can withstand between 130 and 180. (medgadget.com)
  • The company's first commercial product, the OrthoFuzIon Bone Screw System, utilizes an advanced silver ion technology that allows for rapid and sustained ionization of the silver and creation of an antimicrobial zone around the screw to prevent microbial colonization of the implanted devices. (businesswire.com)
  • Orthopedics noun A threaded internal fixation device, usually constructed of stainless steel, commonly used to fix bones in place, either alone or with a plate. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The bone screw includes a tang (73) that allows engagement with external teeth (55) of the cam lock setscrew when the cam lock setscrew is rotated into the locked position. (wipo.int)
  • The study consisted of testing a number of the OrthoFuzIon antimicrobial screws against traditional uncoated titanium screws as a control. (businesswire.com)
  • 15. Bone screw as per claim 14 is characterized in that, the channel (47) comprises cross-holes, which run from channel (47) to the outer surface and are suitable to accommodate and to guide an active substance or a filler material. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • The assembly includes a bone screw having a head portion with an outer surface adjacent to the inner surface of the retaining ring. (google.ca)
  • In a further embodiment, the screw-handling end ( 3 ) is formed with a plurality of flats ( 8 ) extending parallel to the axis of the cylinder body ( 2 ) at predetermined spacings. (google.com)
  • 3. A bone screw according to claim 1, including a radio frequency identifier (RFID) device fixed to a part of the screw body. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • 10. A bone screw according to claim 1. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • 9. The bone screw assembly of claim 1 , further comprising a locking member for attachment to the coupling member. (google.ca)
  • 11. The bone screw of claim 1 , in combination with an elongated rod extending through the channel of the coupling member. (google.ca)
  • 2. The instrument assembly of claim 1 , said plate locating instrument is further adapted to be secured to said bone plate prior to implantation of said bone plate into a body of a patient. (google.com.au)
  • 2. The screw according to claim 1, further including cutting edges formed by intersections of said tip surfaces with respective surfaces of said threads. (google.es)
  • The anchoring assemblies each include a support collar and a split retention ring that cooperate to allow adjustment of the bone-engaging member and corresponding connector during surgery. (google.ca)
  • the thread is not a simple V as in the standard thread but has one side of the groove at right angles to the direction of the screw and the other side at a 45° angle. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Such splints are fastened at their opposite ends to respective undamaged portions of the broken bone, specifically to opposite sides of the fracture. (google.com)