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Roger Carignan, Clyde R Pratt: Custom replacement device for resurfacing a femur and method of making the same. Kinamed, Christopher Darrow, Claude I Nassif, Greenberg Traurig, March 30, 2004: US06712856 (337 worldwide citation)

A replacement device for resurfacing a joint surface of a femur and a method of making and installing such a device is provided. The custom replacement device is designed to substantially fit the trochlear groove surface, of an individual femur. Thereby creating a “customized” replacement device for ...


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Roger G Carignan, Robert A Bruce: Inserter assembly. Kinamed, Christopher Darrow, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, November 20, 2001: US06319257 (315 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to an apparatus and method of quickly and easily grasping and releasing a graft. The apparatus includes a sleeve with an opening through the axis of the sleeve. Within the opening of the sleeve is a shaft with a jaw on one end, and a threaded end on the opposite end ...


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Roger Carignan, Clyde R Pratt: Custom replacement device for resurfacing a femur and method of making the same. Kinamed, Greenberg Traurig, Christopher Darrow Esq, June 14, 2005: US06905514 (279 worldwide citation)

A replacement device for resurfacing a joint surface of a femur and a method of making and installing such a 5 device is provided. The custom replacement device is designed to substantially fit the trochlear groove surface, of an individual femur. Thereby creating a “customized” replacement device f ...


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Vineet Kumar Sarin, Clyde Ronald Pratt, Mark Edward Apgar, William Ralph Pratt: Non-imaging, computer assisted navigation system for hip replacement surgery. Kinamed, William L Johnson, March 23, 2004: US06711431 (246 worldwide citation)

The invention includes: a locating system; a computer, interfaced to the locating system and interpreting the positions of tracked objects in a generic computer model of a patient's hip geometry; a software module, executable on the computer, which defines the patient's pelvic plane withou ...


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Roger Carignan, Clyde R Pratt: Marking template for installing a custom replacement device for resurfacing a femur and associated installation method. Kinamed, Greenberg Traurig, April 14, 2009: US07517365 (104 worldwide citation)

A replacement device for resurfacing a joint surface of a femur and a method of making and installing such a device is provided. The custom replacement device is designed to substantially fit the trochlear groove surface, of an individual femur. Thereby creating a “customized” replacement device for ...


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Roger Carignan, Clyde R Pratt: Marking template for installing a custom replacement device for resurfacing a femur and associated installation method. Kinamed, Koppel Patrick Heybl & Dawson, May 3, 2011: US07935150 (92 worldwide citation)

A replacement device for resurfacing a joint surface of a femur and a method of making and installing such a device is provided. The custom replacement device is designed to substantially fit the trochlear groove surface, of an individual femur. Thereby creating a “customized” replacement device for ...


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Roger Carignan, Clyde R Pratt: Marking template for installing a custom replacement device for resurfacing a femur and associated installation method. Kinamed, Koppel Patrick Heybl & Philpott, April 16, 2013: US08419741 (64 worldwide citation)

A replacement device for resurfacing a joint surface of a femur and a method of making and installing such a device is provided. The custom replacement device is designed to substantially fit the trochlear groove surface, of an individual femur, thereby creating a “customized” replacement device for ...


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Robert Bruce: Perforated cover for covering spaces in the cranium and conforming to the shape of the cranium. Kinamed, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, November 9, 1999: US05980540 (60 worldwide citation)

The cranial cover can form a contoured surface to conform to a patient's cranium. The cover is an array of generally evenly spaced screw-receiving openings. Arms extend between the screw-receiving openings from one screw-receiving opening to the adjacent screw-receiving openings. The centerline of e ...


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Vineet Kumar Sarin, Robert A Bruce, William Ralph Pratt, Clyde Ronald Pratt: Non-image, computer assisted navigation system for joint replacement surgery with modular implant system. Kinamed, Koppel Patrick Heybl & Dawson, December 15, 2009: US07634306 (55 worldwide citation)

The invention includes a method and system for intra-operative navigation of a joint replacement operation, without recourse to pre-operative imagery of pre-operative computerized simulations. Trackable markers and a locating system are employed to track first and second bones. A computer receives p ...


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Vineet Kumar Sarin, Mark Edward Apgar, Robert A Bruce, William Ralph Pratt, Clyde Ronald Pratt: Non-imaging, computer assisted navigation system for hip replacement surgery. Kinamed, Koppel Patrick Heybl & Dawson, August 24, 2010: US07780681 (41 worldwide citation)

The invention includes: a locating system; a computer, interfaced to the locating system and interpreting the positions of tracked objects in a generic computer model of a patient's hip geometry; a software module, executable on the computer, which defines the patient's pelvic plane without referenc ...