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ASTM F384

Standard Specifications and Test Methods for Metallic Angled Orthopedic Fracture Fixation Devices

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 10 October 1999
Status: inactive
Page Count: 7
ICS Code (Implants for surgery, prosthetics and orthotics): 11.040.40
scope:

1. Scope

1.1 This standard is intended to provide a comprehensive reference for angled devices used in the surgical internal fixation of the skeletal system. This standard establishes consistent methods to classify and define the geometric and performance characteristics of angled devices. This standard also presents a catalog of standard specifications that specify material and labeling and handling requirements, and standard test methods for measuring performance related mechanical characteristics determined to be important to the in vivo performance of angled devices.

1.2 It is not the intention of this standard to define levels of performance of case-specific clinical performance for angled devices, as insufficient knowledge is available to predict the consequences of their use in individual patients for specific activities of daily living. Futhermore, it is not the intention of this standard to describe or specify specific designs for angled devices used in the surgical internal fixation of the skeletal system.

1.3 This standard may not be appropriate for all types of angled devices. The user is cautioned to consider the appropriateness of this standard in view of a particular angled device and its potential application.

1.4 This standard includes the following test method used in determining the following angled device mechanical performance characteristics:

1.4.1 Standard test method for single cycle compression bend testing of metallic angled orthopedic fracture fixation devices (see Annex A1).

1.5 Unless otherwise indicated, the values stated in SI units shall be regarded as the standard.

NOTE 1--There is currently no ISO standard that is either similar to equivalent to this standard.

Document History

February 1, 2017
Standard Specifications and Test Methods for Metallic Angled Orthopedic Fracture Fixation Devices
These specifications and test methods provide a comprehensive reference for angled devices used in the surgical internal fixation of the skeletal system. This standard establishes consistent methods...
May 15, 2012
Standard Specifications and Test Methods for Metallic Angled Orthopedic Fracture Fixation Devices
These specifications and test methods provide a comprehensive reference for angled devices used in the surgical internal fixation of the skeletal system. This standard establishes consistent methods...
January 15, 2006
Standard Specifications and Test Methods for Metallic Angled Orthopedic Fracture Fixation Devices
These specifications and test methods provide a comprehensive reference for angled devices used in the surgical internal fixation of the skeletal system. This standard establishes consistent methods...
January 15, 2006
Standard Specifications and Test Methods for Metallic Angled Orthopedic Fracture Fixation Devices
These specifications and test methods provide a comprehensive reference for angled devices used in the surgical internal fixation of the skeletal system. This standard establishes consistent methods...
January 15, 2006
Standard Specifications and Test Methods for Metallic Angled Orthopedic Fracture Fixation Devices
These specifications and test methods provide a comprehensive reference for angled devices used in the surgical internal fixation of the skeletal system. This standard establishes consistent methods...
November 10, 2000
Standard Specifications and Test Methods for Metallic Angled Orthopedic Fracture Fixation Devices
1. Scope 1.1 This standard is intended to provide a comprehensive reference for angled devices used in the surgical internal fixation of the skeletal system. This standard establishes consistent...
ASTM F384
October 10, 1999
Standard Specifications and Test Methods for Metallic Angled Orthopedic Fracture Fixation Devices
1. Scope 1.1 This standard is intended to provide a comprehensive reference for angled devices used in the surgical internal fixation of the skeletal system. This standard establishes consistent...
December 10, 1998
Standard Specification and Test Methods for Metallic Angled Orthopedic Fracture Fixation Devices
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