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1. (WO2018161119) A SURGICAL DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/161119    International Application No.:    PCT/AU2018/050208
Publication Date: Fri Sep 14 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Mar 08 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: A61F 2/46
A61B 17/02
Applicants: Q L SPACER BLOCKS PTY LTD
Inventors: MCAULIFFE, Michael
CEBISCH-NITZ, Linda
FRENCH, David
Title: A SURGICAL DEVICE
Abstract:
Provided is a spacer device for assisting a surgeon during knee surgery on a patient, the spacer device having a housing and a support portion. The housing includes a lateral member having an outer surface and an inner surface and a pair of side members that comprise respective, internal, opposed side walls. The support portion includes a first end portion disposed between the side walls of the housing and including a first pair of lateral projections and a second end portion. The support portion is further adapted for axial slidable movement relative to the housing so as to define a first space and a second space between a first pair of lateral projections and respective side members for receiving one or more spacer elements therein. A surgical system including the spacer device as well as methods of using same are also provided.