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Kim C Bertin, Dennis W Burke, Gregory C Stalcup, Rodney Bays, Richard D Vanlaningham, Terry L Dietz, Daniel O Connor: Femoral milling instrumentation for use in total knee arthroplasty with optional cutting guide attachment. Zimmer, Dennis W Burke, Todd A Dawson, December 12, 1995: US05474559 (376 worldwide citation)

The milling instrumentation of this invention provides a milling guide connected to the femur for accommodating a milling device. The milling instrumentation includes an alignment guide which is used by the surgeon to set a femoral bracket or base on the medial and lateral sides of the exposed femur ...


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Kim C Bertin, Dennis W Burke, Gregory C Stalcup, Rodney Bays, Richard D Vanlaningham, Terry L Dietz, Daniel O Connor: Guide for femoral milling instrumention for use in total knee arthroplasty. Dennis W Burke, Zimmer, Todd A Dawson, January 19, 1999: US05860981 (319 worldwide citation)

The milling instrumentation of this invention provides a milling guide connected to the femur for accommodating a milling device. The milling instrumentation includes an alignment guide which is used by the surgeon to set a femoral bracket or base on the medial and lateral sides of the exposed femur ...


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Dennis W Burke, Terry L Dietz, Daniel O Connor: Orthopaedic milling template with attachable cutting guide. Zimmer, Dennis W Burke, Todd A Dawson, February 11, 1997: US05601563 (260 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to milling instrumentation used for preparing a bone for receiving a prosthetic implant. The milling instrumentation includes a milling template for connection to an exposed end of a bone for guiding a milling device along the bone. A detachable cutting guide is removably c ...


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Kim C Bertin, Dennis W Burke, Gregory C Stalcup, Rodney Bays: Femoral milling instrumentation for use in total knee arthroplasty with optional cutting guide attachment. Zimmer, Todd A Dawson, June 23, 1998: US05769855 (196 worldwide citation)

The milling instrumentation of this invention provides a milling guide connected to the femur for accommodating a milling device. The milling instrumentation includes an alignment guide which is used by the surgeon to set a femoral bracket or base on the medial and lateral sides of the exposed femur ...


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Mark E Steiner, Dennis W Burke, John Prudden Jr: Ligament fixation device and method. Mark E Steiner, Fish & Richardson P C, April 24, 2001: US06221107 (189 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a device for attaching a ligament graft to the inside of a bone passage from a proximal location, the device including (1) a non-expansible ring having an interior passage through which the ligament graft may extend, the ring sized to fit within the bone passage; (2) a radia ...


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Dennis W Burke: Apparatus for crimping a surgical wire. Pandiscio & Pandiscio, February 24, 1998: US05720747 (170 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for tightening and crimping a surgical wire used for orthopedic purposes. The apparatus of this invention includes a pair of operating handles which are biased apart and which operate a pair of opposed jaws to which they are connected. Disposed on opposite sides of the operat ...


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Dennis W Burke: Surgical wire assembly and method of use. Biomet, Harness Dickey & Pierce, December 7, 1999: US05997542 (140 worldwide citation)

A surgical wire assembly comprises a first portion comprising a cable including multiple elongated strands of metal, and a second portion comprising an elongated solid strand of metal, the first and second portions being joined end-to-end. The first portion is more flexible than the second portion, ...


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Kim C Bertin, Robert Booth Jr, Dennis W Burke, Rodney Bays, Terry L Dietz, Gregory C Stalcup, Richard D Vanlaningham: Tibial milling guide system. Zimmer by said Stalcup Dietz Bays and Vanlaningham, Todd A Dawson, June 1, 1999: US05908424 (137 worldwide citation)

A tibial milling guide which incorporates a combination of instruments for producing a planar surface on a portion of the tibia using a milling device. The system includes: an extramedullary alignment guide with a detachable reference guide, an adjustable milling base assembly, a detachable milling ...


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Kim C Bertin, Dennis W Burke, Gregory C Stalcup, Rodney Bays: Femoral milling instrumentation for use in total knee arthoroplasty with optional cutting guide attachment. Zimmer, Todd A Dawson, April 28, 1998: US05743915 (119 worldwide citation)

The milling instrumentation of this invention provides a milling guide connected to the femur for accommodating a milling device. The milling instrumentation includes an alignment guide which is used by the surgeon to set a femoral bracket or base on the medial and lateral sides of the exposed femur ...


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Dennis W Burke: Apparatus for both tensioning and crimping a surgical wire. Pandiscio & Pandiscio, August 13, 1996: US05545168 (118 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for tightening and crimping a surgical wire used for orthopedic purposes. The apparatus of this invention includes a pair of operating handles which are biased apart and which operate a pair of opposed jaws to which they are connected. Disposed on opposite sides of the operat ...