Merete Awarded Patent for 1 Compression Locking Hole Plate

Merete was issued U.S. Patent No. 9,820,787, "Apparatus for the Constant-Angle Fixation and Compression of a Fracture or Osteotomy of a Bone." The patent addresses a novel bone plate that provides constant compression and locking with a single-hole, one-screw design.

The design differs from standard locking plates, where a combination hole...

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Julie Vetalice is ORTHOWORLD's Editorial Assistant. She has covered the orthopedic industry for over 20 years, having joined the company in 1999.

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