US 10,376,269 B2
Bone fixture for medical prosthesis
Marcus Andersson, Göteborg (SE); and Stefan Magnander, Göteborg (SE)
Assigned to Cochlear Limited, NSW (AU)
Filed by Cochlear Limited, Macquarie University (AU)
Filed on Aug. 27, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/837,091.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/042,963, filed on Aug. 28, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2016/0058454 A1, Mar. 3, 2016
Int. Cl. A61B 17/16 (2006.01); A61F 2/00 (2006.01); H04R 25/00 (2006.01); A61B 17/86 (2006.01); A61B 17/00 (2006.01)
CPC A61B 17/1655 (2013.01) [A61B 17/8635 (2013.01); H04R 25/606 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00876 (2013.01)] 30 Claims
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1. An auditory prosthesis system, comprising:
an auditory prosthesis; and
a bone fixture configured to couple the auditory prosthesis to a recipient, comprising:
a self-drilling threaded body configured to be inserted into a recipient's bone and including a bone removal mechanism; and
a coupling section attached to a proximal end of the threaded body, wherein the coupling section includes a connector interface, and wherein the connector interface is located entirely proximal to the threaded body.