Backup kit for a patient-specific arthroplasty kit assembly

  • US 10,492,798 B2
  • Filed: 08/31/2018
  • Issued: 12/03/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/01/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A backup system for a plurality of patient-specific arthroplasty procedures scheduled at the same medical facility for a plurality of different patients comprising:

  • a plurality of implants selected and assembled for a shipment of a plurality of patient-specific arthroplasty systems for the medical facility, the plurality of patient-specific arthroplasty systems configured for corresponding arthroplasty procedures at the same medical facility for a planned period of time, at least one of the plurality of patient-specific arthroplasty systems having one or more of the plurality of implants with a size that differs from a planned size of another of the plurality of backup implants that are part of the plurality of patient-specific arthroplasty systems, a number and sizes of at least one of the plurality of implants determined from a statistically expected implant size deviation from a planned implant size in the plurality of patient-specific arthroplasty systems using a database having data from completed arthroplasty procedures with other patient-specific arthroplasty systems, the database including comparisons between preoperatively planned implant sizes and intraoperatively implanted implant sizes.

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