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Michael E Kaufman, Kevin B Hayes, Dennis J Buchanan, Robert D Paxson, Irina A Timmerman, Stephen E White: Medial pivot knee prosthesis. Wright Medical Technology, Walker McKenzie & Walker P C, January 11, 2000: US06013103 (399 worldwide citation)

A knee prosthesis for replacing at least a portion of a knee joint between the distal end of a femur and the proximal end of a tibia. The knee prosthesis includes a tibial component for mounting to the proximal end of the tibia, the tibial component including a proximal surface having a semispherica ...


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Richard A Rosa, Vernon R Hartdegen, Eric A Stookey, Brian R Harris Jr, Robert M Fencl: Methods of minimally invasive unicompartmental knee replacement. Wright Medical Technology, November 28, 2006: US07141053 (271 worldwide citation)

A method of minimally invasive unicompartmental knee replacement includes accessing a knee through a minimal incision, forming a planar surface along a tibial plateau of the knee, forming a planar posterior surface along a posterior aspect of the corresponding femoral condyle, resurfacing a distal a ...


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Marc E Richelsoph, Eric C Lange, Maureen J Theis: Multi-planar locking mechanism for bone fixation. Wright Medical Technology, Walker McKenzie & Walker P C, November 4, 1997: US05683392 (263 worldwide citation)

A locking mechanism for locking a rod to a bone member. The locking mechanism includes a bone fixation member for attachment to the bone member, the bone fixation member having a spherical portion; an inner housing member having a channel for receiving the rod and having a spherical portion for enga ...


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Richard A Rosa, Vernon R Hartdegen, Eric A Stookey, Brian R Harris Jr, Robert M Fencl: Instrumentation for minimally invasive unicompartmental knee replacement. Wright Medical Technology, June 13, 2006: US07060074 (257 worldwide citation)

Instrumentation for use in minimally invasive unicompartmental knee replacement includes a tibial cutting guide for establishing a planar surface along a tibial plateau and a tibial stylus having an anatomic contour for controlling the depth of the planar surface along the tibial plateau. The instru ...


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J David Blaha, Stephen E White, Robert D Paxson, Dennis J Buchanan: Knee prosthesis. Wright Medical Technology, Walker McKenzie & Walker P C, October 12, 1999: US05964808 (221 worldwide citation)

A knee prosthesis including a tibial component for mounting to the proximal end of a tibia, and a femoral component for mounting to the distal end of a femur. At least the face surface of the medial condylar portion of the femoral component may be preferably substantially congruent with the face sur ...


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Bernard F Grisoni, Steve Gitelis, Timothy L Harrison, Jack E Parr, Ben R Shappley: Implantable bioresorbable string of calcium sulfate beads. Wright Medical Technology, Walker McKenzie & Walker P C, May 26, 1998: US05756127 (210 worldwide citation)

A bioresorbable string of implantable beads in which the beads consist essentially of calcium sulfate and a quantity of a drug suitable for treating tissue disorders, and in which both the beads and the line that joins the beads together are bioresorbable.


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Stephen E White: Instrumentation and method for distal femoral sizing, and anterior and distal femoral resections. Wright Medical Technology, Walker McKenzie & Walker P C, September 2, 1997: US05662656 (206 worldwide citation)

Instrumentation for and a method of sizing the end of a distal femur, and resecting the distal femur. An instrument body construct is provided with an instrument body and a valgus module for attachment to the instrument body. The instrument body construct has a distal aspect abutting surface with a ...


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Bradley J Coates: Modular femoral implant. Wright Medical Technology, Walker McKenzie & Walker, April 11, 1995: US05405395 (202 worldwide citation)

A modular prosthetic femoral component for implantation upon the distal articular portion of a surgically prepared femur for articulating with an implanted complementary tibial component. A condylar component includes medial and lateral condyles, with an interposed trochlear notch and a patella guid ...


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Joseph M Ferrante, Rodney L Houfburg: Distal femur multiple resection guide. Wright Medical Technology, Walker McKenzie & Walker P C, January 20, 1998: US05709689 (169 worldwide citation)

A distal femur multiple resection guide for attachment to a distal femur having a resected anterior surface and a resected distal surface, and for guiding a cutting tool. The multiple resection guide includes a block member having a distal femoral resection contact surface for placement against the ...


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Joseph M Ferrante, Dennis J Buchanan: External alignment system for preparing a femur for an implant. Wright Medical Technology, November 15, 1994: US05364401 (167 worldwide citation)

An article for preparing a bone to receive a distal implant includes a base having longitudinal axis, a support surface thereon, and seating surfaces for seating the base along a long axis of the bone. A pair of connected brackets are mounted on the base. A first of the brackets is axially adjustabl ...