Tibial tubercle osteotomy

  • US 10,335,162 B2
  • Filed: 11/01/2017
  • Issued: 07/02/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/29/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A patient-specific system for a tibial osteotomy, comprising:

  • a patient-specific guide comprising a guide body defining,a bone-engaging portion with a bone-engaging surface, wherein the bone-engaging surface is configured during a pre-operative planning stage of a tibial osteotomy to conform as a negative surface to a corresponding surface of a specific patient'"'"'s tibia at, around, or near the patient'"'"'s tibial tubercle;

    a first planar slot oriented at a first predetermined angle and at a first predetermined position relative to a proximal-distal axis of the specific patient'"'"'s tibia that is selected during the pre-operative planning stage of the tibial osteotomy;

    a second planar slot oriented at a second predetermined angle and at a second predetermined position relative to the proximal-distal axis of the specific patient'"'"'s tibia that is selected during the pre-operative planning stage of the tibial osteotomy; and

    a plurality of apertures.

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