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A cutting device for being inserted into a knee joint between the tibia and the femur, wherein the cutting device is adapted for resecting bone from the femur to a desired depth in a path of travel of the tibia when located in the knee joint and operated as the tibia is moved through an arc of motion about the femur between backward and forward positions. A cutting device is also disclosed for being inserted into a knee joint between the tibia and the femur for resecting bone from the tibia to a desired depth to form a recess in a condyle of the tibia for reception of a tibial implant, comprising a body being located between the tibia and the femur, a cutter for resecting the bone from the tibia to form the recess and a drive mechanism for driving the cutter to resect the bone and being arranged in the body, wherein the cutter is mounted on the body and protrudes therefrom for resecting the bone from the tibia.

Title
Apparatus for use in arthroplasty of the knees
Application Number
10/238957
Publication Number
6969393 (B2)
Application Date
September 10, 2002
Publication Date
November 29, 2005
Inventor
Richard A Rocco
Collierville
TN, US
Greg Marik
Germantown
TN, US
Stephen John Parker
Mosman
AU
Leo Arieh Pinczewski
Crows Nest
AU
Agent
Kilpatrick Stockton
Assignee
Smith & Nephew
TN, US
IPC
A61B 017/58
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