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Michael E Kaufman, Leo A Whiteside: Femoral surface shaping apparatus for posterior-stabilized knee implants. Dow Corning Wright Corporation, Susan M Cornwall, January 26, 1988: US04721104 (424 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a surgical apparatus for providing an accurately placed recess in a distal femoral surface for the intercondylar stabilizing housing of a posterior-stabilized knee implant prosthesis which apparatus comprises (a) a template having (1) a bottom surface which is adapte ...


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Chris E Johnson, Tim Vendrely, Leo A Whiteside, Thomas A Carls, John Steele, Khosrow Naraghian: Tibial trial prosthesis and bone preparation system. Smith & Nephew, Pravell Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, July 7, 1998: US05776200 (260 worldwide citation)

The method of implanting a femoral and a tibial knee prosthesis and instruments for surgically implanting the femoral and tibial prosthesis component as disclosed. The method includes the formation of a plurality of surgical cuts on the patient's distal femur. A trial tibial prosthesis is then fitte ...


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Joseph M Ferrante, Leo A Whiteside, Bradley J Coates: Modular guide for shaping of femur to accommodate intercondylar stabilizing housing and patellar track of implant. Dow Corning Wright Corporation, John L Chiatalas, March 24, 1992: US05098436 (250 worldwide citation)

Modular surgical instrumentation and a method of using same is provided, according to the invention. The instrumentation comprises a first bracket defining a generally U-shaped structure having an internal surface adapted to be seated on the distal aspect of a resected femur bone and an elongated ce ...


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Leo A Whiteside: Method and apparatus for shaping a distal femoral surface. Wright Manufacturing Company, Richard E Rakoczy, October 2, 1984: US04474177 (233 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method and apparatus for preparing the distal surface of a femur to receive a distal femoral prosthesis employing an intramedullary reamer which is used to internally locate the central long axis of the femur, an intramedullary alignment guide which is inserted into ...


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Joseph M Ferrante, James E Van Hoeck, Bradley J Coates, Leo A Whiteside: Modular shaping and trial reduction guide for implantation of posterior-stabilized femoral prosthesis and method of using same. Dow Corning Wright, John L Chiatalas, January 5, 1993: US05176684 (207 worldwide citation)

According to the invention, there is provided a trial implant comprising a modular bracket defining a structure having an internal surface adapted to be seated on the distal aspect of a resected femur bone and an external surface with a shape resembling the normal distal condyle of the femur. The br ...


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Kenneth W Russell, Leo A Whiteside: Femoral surface shaping guide for knee implants. Dow Corning Wright Corporation, Susan M Cornwall, February 2, 1988: US04722330 (199 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a distal femoral surface shaping guide for mounting on an intramedullary alignment guide which references the central long axis of the femur in shaping the distal femoral surface and a method for shaping the distal femur using that shaping guide. The alignment guide ...


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Leo A Whiteside, Roy C Wiley: Surgical instruments for hip revision. Biomet, Harness Dickey & Pierce, August 30, 1994: US05342366 (197 worldwide citation)

A modular hip prosthesis operable to engage the cortical material in a host femur having a metaphysis and an intramedullary canal. The modular hip prosthesis includes a modular metaphyseal segment which is able to be inserted into the metaphysis of the host femur. The modular metaphyseal segment inc ...


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Thomas A Carls, Tony Melkent, Leo A Whiteside, Tim Vendrely: Revision femoral trial prosthesis. Smith & Nephew, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, December 30, 1997: US05702460 (196 worldwide citation)

A trial femoral prosthesis for use in knee joint replacement surgery includes a trial prosthesis body that is generally J-shaped. The prosthesis body provides a distal articulating surface and a proximal non-articulating surface. The articulating surface includes medial and lateral condylar portions ...


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Tim Vendrely, Leo A Whiteside, Thomas A Carls, John Steele, Chris E Johnson: Distal femoral cutting guide apparatus for use in knee joint replacement surgery. Smith & Nephew, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, November 4, 1997: US05683397 (162 worldwide citation)

A distal femoral cutting block apparatus for use in knee surgery includes an instrument body that has generally flat opposing parallel surfaces and a plurality flat peripheral surfaces to form a generally rectangular body. The body provides anterior and posterior surfaces and medial and lateral surf ...


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Bradley J Coates, Leo A Whiteside: Shaping and trial reduction guide for implantation of femoral prosthesis and method of using same. Dow Corning Wright Corporation, John L Chiatalas, March 31, 1992: US05100409 (162 worldwide citation)

According to the invention, there is provided a trial implant comprising a modular bracket defining a structure having an internal surface adapted to be seated on the distal aspect of a resected femur bone and an external surface with a shape resembling the normal distal condyle of the femur. The br ...