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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
Surgical tools for arthroplasty
Application Number
12/48764
Publication Number
8083745 (B2)
Application Date
March 14, 2008
Publication Date
December 27, 2011
Inventor
Rene Vargas Voracek
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Albert G Burdulis
San Francisco
CA, US
Daniel Steines
Palo Alto
CA, US
Ray Bojarski
Attleboro
MA, US
Wolfgang Fitz
Sherborn
MA, US
Philipp Lang
Lexington
MA, US
Agent
Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers
Assignee
ConforMIS
MA, US
IPC
A61B 17/58
A61F 5/00
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