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Harold K Dunn, Kim C Bertin: Instruments for shaping distal femoral and proximal tibial surfaces. M Reid Russell, July 26, 1988: US04759350 (395 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system of instruments for shaping the distal femur and proximal tibia surfaces to receive components of a knee prosthesis for knee replacement surgery. The system references the femur intramedullary channel with a femoral alignment guide to prepare the distal femur t ...


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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 (380 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 (322 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: Knee prosthesis provisional apparatus and resection guide and method of use in knee replacement surgery. Sherman & Shalloway, November 2, 1993: US05258032 (311 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for knee replacement surgery wherein a femoral provisional component is provided which corresponds to a permanent component to be implanted in a human and which includes means for establishing the correct fit and position of such a component, prior to its implantation, in rela ...


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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 (199 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: Apparatus and method for implanting a prosthetic acetabular cup and then testing the stability of the implant. Workman Nydegger Jensen, June 14, 1994: US05320625 (183 worldwide citation)

An implantation instrument and methods for reliably implanting a prosthetic acetabular cup in the acetabular area of the pelvic bone during a total prosthetic hip implant operation are disclosed. Such implantation device and methods also provide means for determining the adequacy or strength of the ...


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Kim C Bertin: Femoral prosthesis component system for knee replacement surgery. Sherman and Shalloway, July 13, 1993: US05226915 (154 worldwide citation)

A femoral prosthesis component system particularly for knee revision surgery comprising a set of femoral implant components constructed around a set of geometrical constants which allows resection of the distal femur to be conducted using the intramedullary canal as a reference point and without the ...


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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 (138 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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Lisa K Schroder, David A Mann, G Kris Kumar, Steven C Kitch, Paul F Hickey, Timothy K Doolin, Philip H Cripe, Kim C Bertin: Orthopaedic positioning apparatus. Bristol Myers Squibb Company, Margaret L Geringer, September 14, 1999: US05951564 (134 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to an orthopaedic apparatus 24, 80, 380, 480, 580 for positioning an implant 22, 322, 422 relative to an end of a bone. The implant has at least one extractor opening 30, 330, 430 and a shoulder 26, 326, 426 with a slot therein. The positioning apparatus includes a shaft 32 ...


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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 (121 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 ...