Applicant
Zimmer, inc.
Grantee
Zimmer, Inc.
Primary examiner
Olivia C Chang
Application number
14591534
Kind
B2
Document number
10159493
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Revision Joint Replacement Device and Method

10159493 - 14591534 - USPTO

Application Jan 07, 2015 - Publication Dec 25, 2018

Samih Tarabichi Mohamed M. Elfekky

Abstract

A device to aid in performing a revision surgery on a joint can comprise: a body member having a bone facing bottom surface, an opposing top surface, a first end portion configured to be disposed on a bone, and a second end portion opposite the first end portion and configured to be disposed on the bone nearer to the joint relative to the first end portion; a connecting member attached to the body member and configured to extend beyond an end of the bone; and a guide member attached to the connecting member and including an opening configured to receive a cutting tool. The device can be sized and shaped based on a computed tomography scan of the bone, and the guide member can be configured so that when the device is installed on the bone, the longitudinal axis of the opening is aligned with a longitudinal direction of the bone.

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