Device for the resection of bones, method for producing such a device, endoprosthesis suited for this purpose and method for producing such an endoprosthesis

  • US 10,052,110 B2
  • Filed: 10/27/2017
  • Issued: 08/21/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/13/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for manufacturing a device for resecting of bones with at least one tool guide and at least one support suitable for orienting the at least one tool guide, with the following steps:

  • a) Preparation of images of the bone, wherein the bone needs to be prepared,b) Determination of linear contours of the bone at the images,c) Determination of areas on the bone that need to be prepared and selection of areas on the bone for positioning of the at least one tool guide at a joint element, andd) Manufacture of a template with the at least one support which enables the at least one tool guide to be oriented and positioned at the joint element or enables orientation or positioning of the at least one tool guide distally to the areas to be prepared and/or outside a surgical area at the joint element; and

    to the at least one tool guide positioned and located relatively to the support;

    wherein the at least one support includes a surface conforming to the linear contours of the bone in the areas on the bone for positioning of the at least one tool guide.

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