Ethnic-specific orthopaedic implants and custom cutting jigs

  • US 10,130,478 B2
  • Filed: 06/09/2015
  • Issued: 11/20/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/25/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An orthopedic implant comprising:

  • a distal femoral component comprising a first condyle bearing surface having a first profile comprising a plurality of consecutive arcs of curvature, the number of consecutive arcs of curvature being selected based on at least an ethnic descent of a patient to customize the distal femoral component for a patient of said ethnic descent, the number of consecutive arcs of curvature being unique for each ethnic descent; and

    a proximal tibial component comprising a first condyle bearing surface having a second profile comprising at least three parallel arcs of curvature.

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