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A drill guide for determining the site for and drilling a tunnel in a tibia during an anterior cruciate ligament replacement procedure and method for using same are also disclosed. The drill guide utilizes a multiple-point anatomical reference system for determining the most favorable position for the tibial tunnel, based on isometry, freedom from impingement and desired ACL-PCL interaction. The drill guide further utilizes a removable guide bar to provide visual alignment of the drill guide relative to the coronal plane of the knee joint.

Title
Tibial guide
Application Number
9/300680
Publication Number
6254604 (B1)
Application Date
April 27, 1999
Publication Date
July 3, 2001
Inventor
Stephen M Howell
Elk Grove
CA, US
Agent
Harness Dickey & Pierce
US
Assignee
Arthrotek
IN, US
IPC
A61B 17/17
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