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Biedermann et al.

Patent Rod Connection in a Surgical Device and Rod-shaped Bone Stabilization Device Comprising the Same

Reg. #8353936
Awarded Jan. 15, 2013

Attorneys: Mark Garscia, Dustin R. Szakalski

A rod connection for fixing a rod part in a surgical device within a bore of a rod receiving member includes the rod receiving member having a bore having an inner diameter, the rod part having an outer diameter, the rod part being introduced into the bore, wherein the inner diameter of the bore and the outer diameter of the rod part are selected, such that the rod part is press-fitted into the bore of the rod receiving member. The bore has an inner wall surface opposing an outer wall surface of the rod part, the inner wall surface or the outer wall surface being provided with at least one recess in order to reduce a contact surface area between the rod part and the rod receiving member.

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