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1. AU2016203260 - GUIDE ASSEMBLY FOR GUIDING CUTS TO A FEMUR AND TIBIA DURING A KNEE ARTHROPLASTY

Office Australia
Application Number 2016203260
Application Date 19.05.2016
Publication Number 2016203260
Publication Date 02.06.2016
Publication Kind B2
IPC
A61B 17/58
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
56Surgical instruments or methods for treatment of bones or joints; Devices specially adapted therefor
58for osteosynthesis, e.g. bone plates, screws or the like
CPC
A61B 17/025
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
02for holding wounds open; Tractors
025Joint distractors
A61B 17/155
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
14Surgical saws
15Guides therefor
154for preparing bone for knee prosthesis
155Cutting femur
A61B 17/157
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
14Surgical saws
15Guides therefor
154for preparing bone for knee prosthesis
157Cutting tibia
A61B 17/72
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
56Surgical instruments or methods for treatment of bones or joints; Devices specially adapted therefor
58for osteosynthesis, e.g. bone plates, screws, ; setting implements; or the like
68Internal fixation devices ; , including fasteners and spinal fixators, even if a part thereof projects from the skin
72Intramedullary ; pins, nails or other; devices
A61B 17/7266
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
56Surgical instruments or methods for treatment of bones or joints; Devices specially adapted therefor
58for osteosynthesis, e.g. bone plates, screws, ; setting implements; or the like
68Internal fixation devices ; , including fasteners and spinal fixators, even if a part thereof projects from the skin
72Intramedullary ; pins, nails or other; devices
7233with special means of locking the nail to the bone
7258with laterally expanding parts, e.g. for gripping the bone
7266with fingers moving radially outwardly
A61B 17/7283
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
56Surgical instruments or methods for treatment of bones or joints; Devices specially adapted therefor
58for osteosynthesis, e.g. bone plates, screws, ; setting implements; or the like
68Internal fixation devices ; , including fasteners and spinal fixators, even if a part thereof projects from the skin
72Intramedullary ; pins, nails or other; devices
7283with special cross-section of the nail
Applicants RASMUSSEN, G Lynn
Agents Griffith Hack
Priority Data 11/349,772 08.02.2006 US
Title
(EN) GUIDE ASSEMBLY FOR GUIDING CUTS TO A FEMUR AND TIBIA DURING A KNEE ARTHROPLASTY
Abstract
(EN)
An assembly for guiding resection of a femur and tibia of a knee joint in preparation for installing a femoral and tibial knee components. For example, the assembly can include tibial and femoral IM rods to which are connected through a torque bolt that allows controlled adjustment of the distraction of the tibia and femur during cut positioning in a range of flexion angles. Also, the assembly is usable with relatively small, noninvasive approaches to the knee joint by way of relatively narrow, low profile components that attach to tibial and femoral IM rods. Further, the assembly includes several quick-release components to allow fast assembly and disassembly in a surgical setting. Each of these aspects, along with the ability of the assembly to accurately guide initial reference cuts to the tibia and femur, promotes an improved outcome for the patient.