Band-Lok, Kapstone Medical Issued Patent for Orthopaedic Tether Clamp and Implantation System

By Julie A. Vetalice

Band-Lok and Kapstone Medical were issued U.S. Patent No. 9,173,685 for the Band-Lok Tether Clamp and Implantation System.

Co-developed by Band-Lok and Kapstone, the system comprises a clamp housing assembly and method to provide stabilization as a bone anchor during an orthopaedic surgical procedure. The assembly includes a housing, locking element and a band.

Source: Band-Lok, LLC and Kapstone Medical, LLC

The present application describes various exemplary methods and apparatus for a spinal clamp (specifically, a tether clamp installation system). The full patent is described in the filing at

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