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A patellar 3-D guidance tool includes a template. The template includes at least one contact surface for engaging a surface of the patella. The at least one contact surface substantially conforms with the surface associated with the patellar. At least one guide aperture directs movement of a surgical instrument, wherein the shape and/or position of the guide aperture is based, at least in part, on three or more anatomic reference points associated with the patellar.

Title
Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools
Application Number
12/135603
Publication Number
7981158 (B2)
Application Date
June 9, 2008
Publication Date
July 19, 2011
Inventor
Daniel Steines
Palo Alto
CA, US
Raymond A Bojarski
Attleboro
MA, US
Philipp Lang
Lexington
MA, US
Wolfgang Fitz
Sherborn
MA, US
Agent
Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers
Assignee
ConforMIS
MA, US
IPC
A61F 2/46
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