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Eugene J Alexander, Thomas P Andriacchi, Philipp Lang, Daniel Steines: Assessing the condition of a joint and devising treatment. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Bromberg & Sunstein, July 3, 2007: US07239908 (366 worldwide citation)

Methods are disclosed for assessing the condition of a cartilage in a joint, particularly a human knee. The methods include converting an image such as an MRI to a three dimensional map of the cartilage. The cartilage map can be correlated to a movement pattern of the joint to assess the affect of m ...


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Philipp Lang, Daniel Steines, Bijan Timsari, Konstantinos Tsougarakis: Methods and compositions for articular repair. ConforMIS, Bromberg & Sunstein, December 23, 2008: US07468075 (343 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are methods and compositions for producing articular repair materials and for repairing an articular surface. In particular, methods for providing articular repair systems. Also provided are articular surface repair systems designed to replace a selected area cartilage, for example, ...


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Aaron Berez, Wolfgang Fitz, Philipp Lang, Daniel Steines, Konstantinos Tsougarakis, Rene Vargas Voracek, Cecily Anne Snyder: Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools facilitating increased accuracy, speed and simplicity in performing total and partial joint arthroplasty. ConforMIS, Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers, November 17, 2009: US07618451 (330 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are methods, compositions and tools for repairing articular surfaces repair materials and for repairing an articular surface. The articular surface repairs are customizable or highly selectable by patient and geared toward providing optimal fit and function. The surgical tools are d ...


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Philipp Lang, Daniel Steines: Assessing the condition of a joint and assessing cartilage loss. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Bromberg & Sunstein, February 27, 2007: US07184814 (311 worldwide citation)

Methods are disclosed for assessing the condition of a cartilage in a joint and assessing cartilage loss, particularly in a human knee. The methods include converting an image such as an MRI to a three dimensional map of the cartilage. The cartilage map can be correlated to a movement pattern of the ...


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Albert G Burdulis Jr, Wolfgang Fitz, Rene Vargas Voracek, Philipp Lang, Daniel Steines, Konstantinos Tsougarakis: Surgical tools facilitating increased accuracy, speed and simplicity in performing joint arthroplasty. ConforMIS, Bromberg & Sunstein, May 19, 2009: US07534263 (288 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are tools for repairing articular surfaces repair materials and for repairing an articular surface. The surgical tools are designed to be customizable or highly selectable by patient to increase the speed, accuracy and simplicity of performing total or partial arthroplasty.


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Wolfgang Fitz, Philipp Lang, Raymond A Bojarski, Daniel Steines: Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools. ConforMIS, Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers, July 19, 2011: US07981158 (256 worldwide citation)

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 surgica ...


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Daniel Steines, Philipp Lang: Technique for manipulating medical images. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Robins & Pasternak, September 28, 2004: US06799066 (252 worldwide citation)

The invention and the embodiments described in this invention provide new techniques for manipulating digital images and is particularly useful for extracting tissues (i.e., assigning tissue boundary locations) from medical images. These techniques can be applied to diagnosing arthritis and for moni ...


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Philipp Lang, Wolfgang Fitz, Ray Bojarski, Daniel Steines, Albert G Burdulis, Rene Vargas Voracek: Surgical tools for arthroplasty. ConforMIS, Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers, December 27, 2011: US08083745 (197 worldwide citation)

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 surgica ...


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Philipp Lang, Wolfgang Fitz, Raymond A Bojarski, Daniel Steines, Albert G Burdulis Jr, Rene Vargas Voracek: Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools. ConforMIS, Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers, November 29, 2011: US08066708 (186 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are methods, compositions and tools for repairing articular surfaces repair materials and for repairing an articular surface. The articular surface repairs are customizable or highly selectable by patient and geared toward providing optimal fit and function. The surgical tools are d ...


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Wolfgang Fitz, Philipp Lang, Raymond A Bojarski, Daniel Steines: Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools. ConforMIS, Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers, January 31, 2012: US08105330 (173 worldwide citation)

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 surgica ...