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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
12/776984
Publication Number
8337501 (B2)
Application Date
May 10, 2010
Publication Date
December 25, 2012
Inventor
Daniel Steines
Lexington
MA, 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
A61B 17/56
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