[CAD] Rib approximator

Date completed: 06/15/2010
Software: SolidWorks

At that time, I just wanted to create something, so I found this rib approximator and spreader device used in thoracic surgery from an image at It is a very simple rack and pinion device.

I may also re-create the Bailey-Gibbon rib approximator, but the minimal feeling of accomplishment may deter me from doing it.