04421112 is referenced by 286 patents and cites 13 patents.

A method and guide assembly for use in a tibial osteotomy wherein two pairs of parallel guide pins are inserted into the tibia at a predetermined angle with respect to each other through a guide block. The adjacent surfaces of the pairs of pins are then used to precisely guide a saw by which a wedge-shaped segment of the tibia is removed.

Title
Tibial osteotomy guide assembly and method
Application Number
6/380412
Publication Number
4421112
Application Date
May 20, 1982
Publication Date
December 20, 1983
Inventor
Kenneth E Merte
Stillwater
MN, US
Douglas B Mains
Wheaton
IL, US
Agent
Robert W Hoke II
James A Smith
Donald M Sell
Assignee
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
MN, US
IPC
A61B 17/18
A61F 5/04
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