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FOR Issued New Patent for Facet Screws

The Fellowship of Orthopaedic Researchers is proud to announce it has received an additional U.S. Patent. On May 15, 2018, U.S. Patent 9,968,391 B2 titled Facet Screws was issued. It is believed that the facet screws described in this patent have an enhanced or increased “pullout force” as compared to a conventional facet screw.

Fellowship’s staff remain committed to their mission and continue to conduct translational research in the effort to cure, treat, and prevent orthopaedic diseases and injuries. For more information on this patent, please visit the United States Patent and Trademark Office website at:

Facet Screw figure
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