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Stuart L Axelson Jr, James V Bono, David J Wartel: Surgical apparatus for use in total knee arthroplasty and surgical methods for using said apparatus. Joseph J Kaliko, January 19, 1999: US05860980 (217 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for use in total knee arthroplasty includes a tibia engaging plate which is coupled to an upstanding rack member, a drill bushing bracket coupled to the rack member by a lockable pinion member, and a femoral positioning jig which is rotatably coupled to the drill bushing bracket. The dr ...


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Stuart L Axelson Jr, Michael J McGovern, Reese K Meyers: Methods and tools for femoral resection in primary knee surgery. Stryker Technologies Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, May 6, 2003: US06558391 (206 worldwide citation)

Femoral resection tools of the present invention include a posterior condyle alignment guide, an IM rod with an adjustable valgus bushing assembly, left and right external rotation plates, an anterior sizing boom having a stylus and a pair of medial/lateral drill guide assemblies (in one embodiment ...


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Alan Lombardo, Stuart L Axelson Jr, James V Bono, Kenneth Krackow: Methods and tools for femoral intermedullary revision surgery. Howmedica Osteonics, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, May 25, 2004: US06740092 (156 worldwide citation)

IM revision tools include reamers with depth markings or stops, an impactor-extractor with a coupling for attaching to tools which are inserted into and removed from the IM canal, a resection guide tower to which a cutting block is attached and which includes a notch which serves as both a witness m ...


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Shigeo Matsuno, Carlos Esteban Collazo, Stuart L Axelson Jr, Michael Eric Gertner: Tibial plateau resection guide. Stryker Howmedica Osteonics, Pennie & Edmonds, July 18, 2000: US06090114 (133 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for tibial alignment which allows the independent establishment of two separate geometric planes to be used as a reference for the cutting of the tibial plateau during total knee arthroplasty. Two separate frame assemblies with extending rods are coupled to the tibia with a f ...


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Alan Lombardo, Stuart L Axelson Jr, James V Bono, Kenneth A Krackow: Methods and tools for tibial intermedullary revision surgery and associated tibial components. Stryker Technologies Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, September 16, 2003: US06620168 (124 worldwide citation)

IM tibia revision tools include a trial stem extender having multiple notches which serve both as depth witness marks and holders for a stop clip, a collection of different sized tibial templates, each template adapted to receive an angular offset positioning guide, a collection of offset bushings, ...


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Alan Lombardo, Stuart L Axelson Jr, James V Bono, Kenneth Krackow: Methods and tools for femoral intermedullary revision surgery. Stryker Technologies Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, July 10, 2001: US06258095 (122 worldwide citation)

IM revision tools include reamers with depth markings or stops, an impactor-extractor with a coupling for attaching to tools which are inserted into and removed from the IM canal, a resection guide tower to which a cutting block is attached and which includes a notch which serves as both a witness m ...


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Stuart L Axelson Jr: Instrumentation for preparing a distal femur. Pfizer Hospital Products Group, Peter C Richardson, Lawrence C Akers, Raymond W Augustin, May 23, 1995: US05417695 (109 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for preparing a planar surface on the distal femur prior to implantation of a femoral knee prosthesis has a femoral plate with an opening therein for exposing both condyles of the femur. A guide with a central aperture is used to align the femoral plate on the distal femur. Th ...


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Shigeo Matsuno, Carlos Esteban Collazo, Stuart L Axelson Jr, Michael Eric Gertner: Tibial plateau resection guide. Pennie & Edmonds, June 29, 1999: US05916219 (90 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for tibial alignment which allows the independent establishment of two separate geometric planes to be used as a reference for the cutting of the tibial plateau during total knee arthroplasty. Two separate frame assemblies with telescoping rods are attached to the tibia with ...


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Stuart L Axelson Jr, Jose Luis Moctezuma, Kenneth A Krackow, Matthew P Poggie: Methods used in performing femoral and tibial resection in knee surgery. Howmedica Osteonics, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, July 22, 2003: US06595997 (84 worldwide citation)

A method for aligning a resection guide relative to a patient's bone has applications during arthroplasty. An alignment guide is coupled to a patient's bone, to which there is coupled a resection guide. The resection guide is positioned along a transactional path and a plurality of rotatio ...


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Stuart L Axelson Jr, Jose Luis Moctezuma, Gearoid Walsh: Apparatus used in performing femoral and tibial resection in knee surgery. Howmedica Osteonics, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, February 3, 2004: US06685711 (81 worldwide citation)

Tools for resecting tibia and femur include anchoring devices, a three-way alignment guide attachable to the anchoring devices, two embodiments of a resection guide attachable to the alignment guide and equipped with couplings for trackers, a plane probe for examining the resected plane, and apparat ...