US 10,376,296 B2
Adjustable wedge implants
Bryce A. Isch, Warsaw, IN (US)
Assigned to Biomet Manufacturing, LLC, Warsaw, IN (US)
Filed by Biomet Manufacturing, LLC, Warsaw, IN (US)
Filed on Jun. 8, 2017, as Appl. No. 15/617,374.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/378,342, filed on Aug. 23, 2016.
Prior Publication US 2018/0055639 A1, Mar. 1, 2018
Int. Cl. A61F 2/28 (2006.01); A61F 2/46 (2006.01); A61B 17/80 (2006.01)
CPC A61B 17/8095 (2013.01) 21 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. An adjustable wedge for insertion into a bone, the adjustable wedge comprising:
a first arm having a first end and a second end;
a second arm having a third end and a fourth end, the third end of the second arm movably connected to the first end of the first arm;
an adjustment member in contact with the first arm and the second arm, the adjustment member configured to cause an increase or a decrease in a distance between the second end and the fourth end; and
a rib connected to the second end of the first arm and in contact with the fourth end of the second arm.