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According to the invention, the process includes the steps of: a) taking a sagittal preoperative x-ray of the vertebral column of the patient to be treated, extending from the cervical vertebrae to the femoral heads; b) on that x-ray, identifying points on S1, S2, T12 et C7; c) depicting, on the said x-ray, curved segments beginning at the center of the plate of S1 et going to the center of the plate of C7; e) identifying, on that x-ray, the correction(s) to be made to the vertebral column, including the identification of posterior osteotomies to make; f) pivoting portions of said x-ray relative to other portions of that x-ray, according to osteotomies to be made; g) performing, on said x-ray, a displacement of the sagittal curvature segment extending over the vertebral segment to be corrected; h) from a straight vertebral rod (TV), producing the curvature of that rod according to the shape of said sagittal curvature segment in said displacement position.

Methods, systems, and devices for designing and manufacturing a rod to support a vertebral column of a patient
Application Number
Publication Number
10045824 (B2)
Application Date
September 1, 2017
Publication Date
August 14, 2018
David Ryan
Collonges Au Mont d'Or
Thomas Mosnier
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
Medicrea International
A61B 17/56
A61B 17/00
G06T 7/33
G06T 7/00
A61B 17/88
A61B 17/70
A61B 34/10
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