Guide-pin Placement Device
Client:Pfizer Inc., Howmedica Division, Strategic Innovation Group, Pfresh Tech Think Tank.
Methodology for placing a femoral hip screw in femoral head to repair a hip fracture. A hand-held instrument and method for use by a surgeon to target the appropriate entry point and trajectory on bony tissue through which an instrument or implant is passed.
US Patent #6,520,969
“Guide-pin placement device”, 2003
US Patent #6,214,013
“Method of using a guide-pin placement device”, 2001
US Patent #6,036,696
“Guide-pin placement device and method of use”, 2000
Assignee: Stryker Technologies, Kalamazoo, MI.