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Apparatus for performing an open wedge, low femoral osteotomy, the apparatus comprising an osteotomy guide, a hinge pin and an osteotomy implant, the osteotomy guide comprising: anterior and posterior tissue shields having (i) openings for receiving the hinge pin and defining the hinge pin axis, and (ii) profiles configured to enable fluoroscopic alignment of the hinge pin axis parallel to the sagittal plane of the patient, a cutting guide comprising a cutting slot for defining a cutting plane extending parallel to, and through, the hinge pin axis, and a drill guide comprising a hole for forming a guide hole in the femur which extends substantially perpendicular to the cutting plane, the hinge pin comprising an elongated body, and the osteotomy implant for positioning in a wedge-shaped opening formed about the cutting plane and for receiving a screw extending through the guide hole.

Title
Method and apparatus for performing an open wedge, low femoral osteotomy
Application Number
11/998882
Publication Number
8083749 (B2)
Application Date
December 3, 2007
Publication Date
December 27, 2011
Inventor
Justin R Taber
Boulder
CO, US
Agent
Dickstein Shapiro
Assignee
Arthrex
FL, US
IPC
A61B 17/90
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