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Pub. No.:    WO/2010/029409    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2009/006790
Publication Date: 18.03.2010 International Filing Date: 09.09.2009
A61B 17/17 (2006.01), A61B 17/04 (2006.01)
Applicants: UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN [ZA/ZA]; Lovers Walk Rondebosch 7700 Cape Town (ZA) (For All Designated States Except US).
GRUCOX (PTY) LTD [ZA/ZA]; Ground floor, Orthopaedics Clinic Sport Science Instituted South Africa Boundary Road 7700 Newlands (ZA) (For All Designated States Except US).
VAN DER MERWE, Willem, Maré [ZA/ZA]; (ZA) (For US Only).
WILSON, David, Alexander, James [CA/CA]; (CA) (For US Only)
Inventors: VAN DER MERWE, Willem, Maré; (ZA).
WILSON, David, Alexander, James; (CA)
Agent: VON SEIDELS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ATTORNEYS; P O Box 440 7446 Century City (Cape Town) (ZA)
Priority Data:
2008/07781 10.09.2008 ZA
Abstract: front page image
(EN)A surgical drill aimer (1, 70, 100) is provided that is configured to be secured about a bone with a drill guide (8, 82, 108) on one side and a drill target (4, 88, 114) on an opposite side. A suture passage (40, 92, 120) is provided which is shaped to receive a suture (44, 94, 130) and has an exit (46, 90, 12) at or near the drill target and configured such that a suture extending therefrom is accessible through a drill hole formed using the drill aimer and opening in line with the drill target.
(FR)Dispositif de pointage (1, 70, 100) pour fraise chirurgicale, conçu pour être fixé autour d'un os et comportant d'un côté un guide (8, 82, 108) de fraise et de l'autre côté une cible (4, 88, 114) de fraise. Un passage (40, 92, 120) à suture ménagé dans le dispositif est profilé de manière à recevoir une suture (44, 94, 130) et comprend une sortie (46, 90, 12) située au niveau ou à proximité de la cible de fraise et configurée de manière à ce qu'une suture sortant de celle-ci soit accessible par un trou de fraise formé à l'aide du dispositif de pointage et aligné avec la cible de fraise.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RS, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)