Optionally, the relief split extends into the end portion and is offset from a central axis of the end portion and forms two asymmetric halves of the end portion. The detailed technology and preferred embodiments implemented for the subject invention are described in the following paragraphs accompanying the appended drawings for people skilled in this field to well appreciate the features of the claimed invention. Preferably, the handle portion 12 and the elongate shaft portion 14 share a common central axis, although this is not a requirement. Return to KudoZ list. A longitudinal split is defined through the tip from the distal end thereof and extends proximally into the driver tip.
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As a result, the locking cap, set screw, or bone screw is retained by the screw engagement portion prior to and while being rotated. A SumoBrain Solutions Company.
Skaar Ulbrich Macari, P. The hexalobe screw driver includes a split tip.
If you have complex medical threads you need to hexalobs, GSG can offer your the expertise you need. Driver tip 12 includes a split 40 running longitudinally through the tip and proximally into the body of the screw driver The disclosure additionally includes a hexalobe screw system, comprising a screw driver tip and hexalobe screw.
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The disclosure includes a hexalobe screw driver for use with a screw head having a hexalobe socket. The surgical driver device of claim 5wherein the first half of the two asymmetric halves of the screw engagement portion is substantially larger than the second half of the two asymmetric halves of the screw engagement portion. View forum View forum without registering on UserVoice.
Nub 30 can be seen seated in nub socket The surgical driver method of claim 9wherein the relief split extends into the end portion and is offset from a central axis of the end portion and forms two asymmetric halves of the end portion. A hexalobe screw driver for use with a screw hexalbe having a hexalobe socket.
However, these embodiments are not intended to limit the present invention to any specific example, embodiment, environment, applications or particular implementations described in these embodiments. GSG offers design and build services for all your medical gaging needs.
Similarly, although a locking cap, set screw, or bone screw is illustrated and described herein, it will be readily apparent to those of ordinary skill in the art that the driver device of the present invention may be used with any type of screw, with hexxlobe caveat that the present invention is primarily concerned with surgical screws.
A surgical driver device, comprising: An alignment nub disposed on the distal end of the driver tip. Review native language verification applications submitted by your peers. Tools for use in installing osteosynthesis apparatus utilizing set screw with break-off head.
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In the following descriptions, the present invention will be explained with reference to example embodiments thereof.
You can request verification for native languages by completing a simple application that takes only a couple of minutes. What is claimed is: The surgical driver method of claim 9wherein the elongate shaft portion comprises more than one component. In an example embodiment of the present invention, the hexalobe screw driver includes a gexalobe tip that includes a split.
It is desirable to maintain correct alignment between a screw driver and a screw. Portuguese PRO pts in category: Login to enter a peer comment or grade. Preferably, the elongate shaft portion 14 and the end portion 16 also share a common central axis, although again this is not a requirement.
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The result is that driver 10 and screw 50 hexa,obe aligned, do not separate during driving force and screw 50 is held much tighter to tip Screw 50 includes a hexalobe screw head 52 portion defining the proximal portion of the screw and a threaded portion 54 forming the distal portion of the screw. Those skilled in the art may recognize other equivalents to the specific embodiment described herein which equivalents are intended to hexlaobe encompassed by the claims attached hereto.
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