US Patent No. 10,687,875


Patent No. 10,687,875
Issue Date June 23, 2020
Title Rib Reconstruction Device
Inventorship Aaron Smits, Fort Wayne, IN (US)
Brett Baver, West Chester, OH (US)
Megan Courtney, Plover, WI (US)
Assignee Biomet Manufacturing, LLC, Warsaw, IN (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,687,875

1. An apparatus for the correction of chest deformities, the apparatus comprising:a rib implant for mounting to a rib, the rib implant including a first aperture having a first axis;
a sternal implant for mounting to a sternum, the sternal implant including a second aperture having a second axis; and
a first elongate member having a first end adjustably received in the first aperture and a second end adjustably received in the second aperture, wherein the first elongate member is configured to be adjustable in an axial direction relative to the first aperture of the rib implant or the second aperture of the sternal implant.