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1. (WO2018160612) INTERNAL JOINT STABILIZER DEVICE, SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/160612    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/020077
Publication Date: Sat Sep 08 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Mar 01 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: A61F 2/30
A61F 2/38
A61F 2/42
A61B 17/17
A61B 17/68
A61B 17/80
Applicants: SKELETAL DYNAMICS LLC
Inventors: ORBAY, Jorge L.
HAUSMAN, Michael R.
Title: INTERNAL JOINT STABILIZER DEVICE, SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USE
Abstract:
A stabilization device is provided including an axle and a portion that can be affixed to a bone. The device is used to stabilize a joint while allowing motion of the joint along its natural trajectory and it is placed internally in order to prevent pin tract problems. Additionally, methods for using the device are provided that include, in various sequences, inserting the axle into a bone of a joint, adjusting the geometry of the device and attaching the fixable portion to another bone of the joint. The device can be provided as part of a system including an axis trajectory guide useful for locating the axis of rotation of the joint prior to insertion, adjustment and attachment of the device.