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Peter M Bonutti: Knee arthroplasty method. Marctec, Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco PL, Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, October 5, 2010: US07806896 (288 worldwide citation)

An improved method of performing surgery on a joint in a patient's body, such as a knee, includes making an incision in a knee portion of one leg while a lower portion of the one leg is extending downward from an upper portion of the one leg and while a foot connected with the lower portion of the o ...


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Thomas M Coon, Alfred J Tria Jr, Donald M Smucker, Richard R Van Zile: Minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty method and instrumentation. Baker & Daniels, February 6, 2007: US07172596 (49 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for performing total knee arthroplasty which is minimally invasive includes components with guide surfaces and slots for controlling the path of a cutting saw. The instrumentation permits resection of the proximal end of the tibia and distal end of the femur to be performed ei ...


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Peter M Bonutti: Knee arthroplasty method. Marctec, Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco PL, Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, March 13, 2012: US08133229 (43 worldwide citation)

An improved method of performing surgery on a joint in a patient's body, such as a knee, includes making an incision in a knee portion of one leg while a lower portion of the one leg is extending downward from an upper portion of the one leg and while a foot connected with the lower portion of the o ...


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Mohit K Bhatnagar, Jack Y Yeh: Total knee arthroplasty method. JMEA Corporation, Plumsea Law Group, April 2, 2013: US08409210 (6 worldwide citation)

A total knee arthroplasty (TKA) set that includes a universal cutting jig for shaping the distal femur is disclosed, along with corresponding TKA methods. The universal cutting jig may be used to create a shaped femur that can receive multiple and different TKA implant designs. A universal high flex ...


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Jason S Toler, Shanon N Roberts: Spacer block. Zimmer, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, March 14, 2017: US09592133 (2 worldwide citation)

A knee arthroplasty system for use in a patient's knee joint comprises a spacer block instrument including a base portion, a tibial component extending from the base portion and configured for placement against a tibia, and a femoral component configured for placement against a femur. The femoral co ...


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VAN ZILE RICHARD R, COON THOMAS M, SMUCKER DONALD M, TRIA ALFRED J JR: METHODE DARTHROPLASTIE TOTALE DU GENOU A EFFRACTION MINIMALE, MINIMALLY INVASIVE TOTAL KNEE ARTHROPLASTY METHOD AND INSTRUMENTATION. NEMCOMED, COON THOMAS M, SMUCKER DONALD M, TRIA ALFRED J JR, SMUCKER DONALD M, ZIMMER, G RONALD BELL & ASSOCIATES, September 29, 2009: CA2474967

The tibial resection guide (10) comprises a tibial engagement wall (120), tapered walls (14) and (15), apex (16), and end wall (13). A slot (126) receives a saw blade (S) and extends between the opposing wall (121) and the tibia engagement wall (120).


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Coon Thomas M, Tria Alfred J Jr, Smucker Donald M, Van Zile Richard R: Minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty method and instrumentation. Nemcomed, December 1, 2004: EP1480549-A2

A method and apparatus for performing total knee arthroplasty which is minimally invasive includes components with guide surfaces and slots for controlling the path of a cutting saw. The instrumentation permits resection of the proximal end of the tibia and distal end of the femur to be performed ei ...


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Thomas M Coon, Alfred J Tria, Donald M Smucker, Richard R Van Zile: Minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty method and instrumentation. Emch Schaffer Schaub & Porcello Co, September 11, 2003: US20030171757-A1

A method and apparatus for performing total knee arthroplasty which is minimally invasive includes components with guide surfaces and slots for controlling the path of a cutting saw. The instrumentation permits resection of the proximal end of the tibia and distal end of the femur to be performed ei ...


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Thomas M Coon, Alfred J Tria, Donald M Smucker, Richard R Van Zile: Minimally invasive total-knee arthroplasty method and instrumentation. Emch Schaffer Schaub & Porcello Co, December 8, 2005: US20050273115-A1

A method and apparatus for performing total knee arthroplasty which is minimally invasive includes components with guide surfaces and slots for controlling the path of a cutting saw. The instrumentation permits resection of the proximal end of the tibia and distal end of the femur to be performed ei ...


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Mohit K Bhatnagar, Jack Y Yeh: Total Knee Arthroplasty Method. JMEA Corporation, June 9, 2011: US20110137316-A1

A total knee arthroplasty (TKA) set that includes a universal cutting jig for shaping the distal femur is disclosed, along with corresponding TKA methods. The universal cutting jig may be used to create a shaped femur that can receive multiple and different TKA implant designs. A universal high flex ...