04567886 is referenced by 146 patents and cites 3 patents.

A spacer guide for utilization in total knee surgery for establishing size of prosthesis and position of cuts for total knee replacement surgery includes a generally L-shaped base member for attachment to the anterior femoral cortex of a prepared femur with a generally L-shaped adjustable support member adjustably secured to the base support member and a vertically positionable indicator slide having a squaring jig for cooperative engagement and alignment with the cutting head of a tibia alignment and resection guide for squaring the tibia and femur and including indicator means for indicating the position of a tibia plateau cut and indicating the size and positioning for a distal femoral cut for indicating the sizing of both the tibial and femoral prostheses.

Title
Flexion spacer guide for fitting a knee prosthesis
Application Number
6/455905
Publication Number
4567886
Application Date
January 6, 1983
Publication Date
February 4, 1986
Inventor
Thomas D Petersen
9680 Alto Dr., La Mesa, 92041
CA, US
Agent
Sherman & Shalloway
IPC
A61F 5/04
View Original Source