Patent Number: 6,309,390

Title: Device for backbone osteosynthesis with offset intervertebral fixing rod

Abstract: A device for backbone osteosynthesis having a bone anchoring element, a linking rod for linking the anchoring element with other anchoring elements, an intermediate element, a swivel linkage between the intermediate element first part and the bone anchoring element, a clamping linkage between the intermediate element second part and the intervertebral linking rod, and a locking mechanism for the swivel and the clamping linkages. The clamping linkage includes a clip with two branches laterally adjusted from the swivel and open opposite same. The locking mechanism acts on the branches in the region of their free ends so as to stress the latter towards each other.

Inventors: Le Couedic; Regis (Saint-Medard-en-Jalles, FR), Baccelli; Christian (Saint-Medard-d'Eyrans, FR), Conchy; Frederic (Bordeaux, FR)

Assignee: Stryker France S.A.

International Classification: A61B 17/70 (20060101); A61B 017/70 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018