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1. (WO2012109334) FLEXIBLE MICRODRILLING INSTRUMENTATION, KITS AND METHODS
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Pub. No.:    WO/2012/109334    International Application No.:    PCT/US2012/024303
Publication Date: 16.08.2012 International Filing Date: 08.02.2012
IPC:
A61B 17/16 (2006.01), A61B 17/17 (2006.01)
Applicants: HOWMEDICA OSTEONICS CORP. [US/US]; 325 Corporate Drive Mahwah, NJ 07430 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
LONG, Marc [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
PILGERAM, Kyle, Craig [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
WENNOGLE, Marc, Charles [US/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: LONG, Marc; (US).
PILGERAM, Kyle, Craig; (US).
WENNOGLE, Marc, Charles; (US)
Agent: TOMKINS, Brian, R.; Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik, LLP 600 South Avenue West Westfield, NJ 07090 (US)
Priority Data:
61/440,631 08.02.2011 US
Title (EN) FLEXIBLE MICRODRILLING INSTRUMENTATION, KITS AND METHODS
(FR) INSTRUMENTS FLEXIBLES DE MICRO-PERFORATION, KITS ET MÉTHODES ASSOCIÉS
Abstract: front page image
In one embodiment, the present invention may include a method of performing microdrilling surgery including directing a distal portion of a cannulated guide having an angle of curvature adjacent to a defect site; directing a drill, including a drill head and a flexible shaft, through the cannulated guide from a proximal portion of the guide through the distal portion and towards the defect site; drilling at least one hole into the defect site; and removing the drill and cannulated guide from the defect site and allowing blood or bone marrow to flow into the at least one hole towards the defect site.
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, QA, RO, RS, RU, RW, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AL, 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, RS, 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)