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System & Methods For Positioning Bone Cut Guide

Various embodiments described herein can, among other things, help improve the efficacy and the reliability in positioning a cut guide onto a target bone to alter a portion of the target bone. 

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Patent Abstract

Examples of an orthopedic surgical device for use in operating on a target bone and methods for operating a system for use in orthopedic surgery on a bone are generally described herein. An orthopedic surgical device can include an primary positioning block, and a secondary positioning component removably coupled to the primary positioning block.

The secondary positioning component can be configured to: engage a prepared engagement feature machined into the target bone, and guide the primary positioning block to a predetermined position on a target bone. The orthopedic surgical device can include a first cutting block configured to: removably couple to the primary positioning block, and guide a cutting tool to cut the target bone.

United States Patent

#10,130,428

Patent Filing Date

Feb 9, 2017

Associated Marketplace

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Medical

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Surgery

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Hospitals

General Patent Information

Patent Description

Many systems used in total knee replacement surgery are still lacking in capability, accuracy, and efficiency of timely placement, this patented system can help improve the efficacy and the reliability in positioning a cut guide onto a target bone to alter a portion of the target bone.

For example, an orthopedic surgical device can comprise a primary positioning block.

The orthopedic surgical device can comprise a secondary positioning component removably coupled to the primary positioning block, the secondary positioning component configured to: engage a prepared engagement feature machined into the target bone, and guide the primary positioning block to a predetermined position on a target bone. The orthopedic surgical device can comprise a first cutting block configured to: removably couple to the primary positioning block, and guide a cutting tool to cut the target bone.

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