05682886 is referenced by 797 patents and cites 15 patents.

A method for planning surgery on a body portion is provided in the steps of gathering image data, storing the image data, reading the image data into a computer, generating a three-dimensional computer model of the body portion from the image data, identifying anatomical features relevant to the surgery, and defining at least one desired correction to anatomical structures to be accomplished by the surgery. Also, a method for performing surgery on a body portion is provided in the steps of loading surgical plan data into a computer, registering a three-dimensional computer model of the body portion stored in the surgical plan data to the body portion, providing at least one surgical tool, positioning the surgical tool relative to the body portion and performing the surgery. Further, a jig assembly is provided in the form of a femoral docking jig, a femoral contouring jig, and a tibial jig.

Title
Computer-assisted surgical system
Application Number
8/578497
Publication Number
5682886
Application Date
December 26, 1995
Publication Date
November 4, 1997
Inventor
S David Stulberg
505 N. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, 60611
IL, US
Arthur Y Wong
8261/2 Washington St., #2E, Evanston, 60202
IL, US
Craig B Robinson
3307 N. Kenmore Ave., Apt. Garden-Front, Chicago, 60657
IL, US
J Peter Loan
3233 Harrison St., Evanston, 60201
IL, US
Scott L Delp
2728 Woodbine, Evanston, 60201
IL, US
Agent
Schiff Hardin & Waite
IPC
A61B 5/00
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