07542791 is referenced by 181 patents and cites 640 patents.

A method and system to assist in a selection and planning of procedure and assist in selecting a prosthetic for the procedure. Generally, the system allows for image acquisition of a selected area of the anatomy. A model may be formed of the anatomy from the acquired images. The system may also allow for navigational tracking of the procedure to ensure that the procedure is substantially carried out relative to the selected plan.

Title
Method and apparatus for preplanning a surgical procedure
Application Number
10/794716
Publication Number
7542791 (B2)
Application Date
March 5, 2004
Publication Date
June 2, 2009
Inventor
Mark W Hunter
Broomfield
CO, US
Janice Dugger
Westminster
CO, US
Hai H Trieu
Cordova
TN, US
David A Mire
Cordova
TN, US
Agent
Harness Dickey
Assignee
Medtronic Navigation
CO, US
IPC
A61B 5/05
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