Patient specific alignment guide and inter-operative adjustment

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PATENT NO 8070752
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A method of preparing a joint for a prosthesis in a patient. The method includes obtaining scan data associated with the joint of the patient, preparing a three-dimensional image of the joint based on the scan data, preparing a pre-operative surgical plan based on the scan data, and preparing an image of a patient-specific alignment guide, and intra-operatively modifying the surgical plan.

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BIOMET MANUFACTURING, LLCWARSAW, IN623

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Berend, Keith R Columbus, US 21 1519
Berend, Michael E Indianapolis, US 7 868
Donaldson, Thomas Redlands, US 2 352
Lombardi,, Jr Adolph V New Albany, US 3 403
Metzger, Robert Wakarusa, US 170 11742
Perry, Lance D Warsaw, US 8 1081
Schoenefeld, Ryan J Fort Wayne, US 32 3274
Serban, Radu Warsaw, US 5 624

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CONFORMIS, INC. (29)
8951260 Surgical cutting guide 15 2008
9603711 Patient-adapted and improved articular implants, designs and related guide tools 0 2010
9023050 Surgical tools for arthroplasty 10 2010
9220516 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 4 2011
9220517 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 5 2011
9408615 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 3 2011
9375222 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 3 2011
9295481 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 3 2011
9241725 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 4 2011
9241724 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 4 2011
9113921 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 15 2011
9381025 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 4 2011
9314256 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 3 2011
9308005 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 3 2011
9295482 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 3 2011
9107679 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 16 2011
9084617 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 16 2011
9451972 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 0 2011
9186161 Surgical tools for arthroplasty 9 2011
9107680 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 16 2012
9408686 Devices, systems and methods for manufacturing orthopedic implants 1 2013
9579110 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 0 2013
9675471 Devices, techniques and methods for assessing joint spacing, balancing soft tissues and obtaining desired kinematics for joint implant components 0 2013
9308053 Patient-specific joint arthroplasty devices for ligament repair 3 2013
9636229 Solid freeform fabrication of implant components 0 2013
9072531 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 18 2013
8951259 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 22 2013
8849621 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools 0 2013
9326780 Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools incorporating anatomical relief 3 2014
 
DEPUY (IRELAND) (1)
* 8945231 Composite trial prosthesis 0 2011
 
DEPUY (IRELAND) (2)
* 2013/0103,160 COMPOSITE TRIAL PROSTHESIS 4 2011
8968412 Trialing system for a knee prosthesis and method of use 5 2012
 
BIOMET MANUFACTURING, LLC (71)
8608748 Patient specific guides 52 2008
8473305 Method and apparatus for manufacturing an implant 77 2009
9173661 Patient specific alignment guide with cutting surface and laser indicator 11 2009
* 8241293 Patient specific high tibia osteotomy 96 2010
* 2010/0152,782 Patient Specific High Tibia Osteotomy 134 2010
9393028 Device for the resection of bones, method for producing such a device, endoprosthesis suited for this purpose and method for producing such an endoprosthesis 0 2010
8407067 Method and apparatus for manufacturing an implant 105 2010
8377066 Patient-specific elbow guides and associated methods 124 2010
9113971 Femoral acetabular impingement guide 14 2010
9289253 Patient-specific shoulder guide 10 2010
8591516 Patient-specific orthopedic instruments 59 2010
9345548 Patient-specific pre-operative planning 7 2010
8568487 Patient-specific hip joint devices 57 2010
8864769 Alignment guides with patient-specific anchoring elements 46 2011
8608749 Patient-specific acetabular guides and associated instruments 56 2011
8535387 Patient-specific tools and implants 56 2011
8486150 Patient-modified implant 75 2011
8715289 Patient-specific numerically controlled instrument 50 2011
9271744 Patient-specific guide for partial acetabular socket replacement 3 2011
9675400 Patient-specific fracture fixation instrumentation and method 0 2011
8668700 Patient-specific convertible guides 57 2011
8603180 Patient-specific acetabular alignment guides 57 2011
8532807 Pre-operative planning and manufacturing method for orthopedic procedure 74 2011
8764760 Patient-specific bone-cutting guidance instruments and methods 57 2011
8597365 Patient-specific pelvic implants for acetabular reconstruction 55 2011
9066734 Patient-specific sacroiliac guides and associated methods 28 2011
8398646 Patient-specific knee alignment guide and associated method 91 2011
8900244 Patient-specific acetabular guide and method 47 2012
* 2012/0109,138 PATIENT-SPECIFIC ACETABULAR GUIDE AND METHOD 74 2012
9339278 Patient-specific acetabular guides and associated instruments 8 2012
9084618 Drill guides for confirming alignment of patient-specific alignment guides 1 2012
8828087 Patient-specific high tibia osteotomy 47 2012
8956364 Patient-specific partial knee guides and other instruments 47 2012
9386993 Patient-specific femoroacetabular impingement instruments and methods 0 2012
9554910 Patient-specific glenoid guide and implants 0 2012
9451973 Patient specific glenoid guide 3 2012
9351743 Patient-specific glenoid guides 2 2012
9301812 Methods for patient-specific shoulder arthroplasty 2 2012
9060788 Patient-specific acetabular guide for anterior approach 24 2012
9241745 Patient-specific femoral version guide 10 2012
9295497 Patient-specific sacroiliac and pedicle guides 2 2012
* 9005297 Patient-specific elbow guides and associated methods 48 2013
9237950 Implant with patient-specific porous structure 0 2013
9125702 Acetabular drill pin 1 2013
9204977 Patient-specific acetabular guide for anterior approach 6 2013
9498233 Universal acetabular guide and associated hardware 0 2013
8979936 Patient-modified implant 48 2013
8903530 Pre-operative planning and manufacturing method for orthopedic procedure 45 2013
9445907 Patient-specific tools and implants 3 2013
9463030 Positioning multiple implants with respect to single coordinate system 0 2013
9662216 Patient-specific hip joint devices 0 2013
9522010 Patient-specific orthopedic instruments 1 2013
9427320 Patient-specific pelvic implants for acetabular reconstruction 0 2013
9480580 Patient-specific acetabular alignment guides 3 2013
9662127 Patient-specific acetabular guides and associated instruments 0 2013
9480490 Patient-specific guides 3 2013
9474539 Patient-specific convertible guides 0 2014
9579107 Multi-point fit for patient specific guide 1 2014
9517145 Guide alignment system and method 0 2014
9717510 Patient-specific numerically controlled instrument 0 2014
9408616 Humeral cut guide 0 2014
9561040 Patient-specific glenoid depth control 0 2014
9173666 Patient-specific-bone-cutting guidance instruments and methods 2 2014
9539013 Patient-specific elbow guides and associated methods 2 2015
* 9439659 Patient-specific sacroiliac guides and associated methods 0 2015
9687261 Drill guides for confirming alignment of patient-specific alignment guides 0 2015
9597201 Patient-specific acetabular guide for anterior approach 0 2015
9668747 Patient-specific-bone-cutting guidance instruments and methods 0 2015
9603613 Patient-specific sacroiliac guides and associated methods 0 2016
9700329 Patient-specific orthopedic instruments 0 2016
9700325 Multi-point fit for patient specific guide 0 2017
 
ZIMMER, INC. (4)
* 9462967 Condyle axis locator 0 2013
9585597 Patient specific instrumentation with MEMS in surgery 0 2013
9345551 Implant design analysis suite 0 2014
9675461 Deformable articulating templates 0 2015
 
THE CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION (2)
9717508 System of preoperative planning and provision of patient-specific surgical aids 0 2011
9615840 System and method for association of a guiding aid with a patient tissue 0 2011
 
BIOMET SPORTS MEDICINE, LLC (2)
8632547 Patient-specific osteotomy devices and methods 59 2011
9456833 Patient-specific osteotomy devices and methods 0 2014
 
Blomet Manufacturing, LLC (1)
8858561 Patient-specific alignment guide 40 2009
 
DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, INC. (4)
* 9138247 Customized patient-specific orthopaedic pin guides 1 2013
* 2013/0296,865 CUSTOMIZED PATIENT-SPECIFIC ORTHOPAEDIC PIN GUIDES 0 2013
* 9351738 Customized patient-specific orthopaedic pin guides 0 2015
* 2016/0008,009 CUSTOMIZED PATIENT-SPECIFIC ORTHOPAEDIC PIN GUIDES 1 2015
 
ARTHROMEDA, INC. (2)
9572682 System and method for precise prosthesis positioning in hip arthroplasty 0 2012
9597096 Systems and methods for providing alignment in total knee arthroplasty 0 2014
 
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY (1)
9649201 Anatomic socket alignment guide and methods of making and using same 0 2012
 
BONUTTI SKELETAL INNOVATIONS LLC (7)
8784495 Segmental knee arthroplasty 10 2010
9101443 Methods for robotic arthroplasty 2 2012
8858557 Method of preparing a femur and tibia in knee arthroplasty 12 2013
8840629 Robotic arthroplasty system including navigation 12 2013
8834490 Method for robotic arthroplasty using navigation 13 2013
9192459 Method of performing total knee arthroplasty 0 2014
9060797 Method of preparing a femur and tibia in knee arthroplasty 0 2014
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