Patient-specific humeral guide designs

  • US 10,925,622 B2
  • Filed: 01/25/2019
  • Issued: 02/23/2021
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/25/2015
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A humeral cut guide member for a humeral head, comprising:

  • a bone-engagement member including a first patient-specific bone-engagement surface that is complementary and made to substantially mate and nest in only one position on a specific patient'"'"'s humeral head;

    a registration member connected to the bone-engagement member including a second patient-specific bone engagement surface that is sized and made to substantially mate and nest in only one position with the specific patient'"'"'s bicipital groove;

    a cut guide plate connected to and extending away from the bone-engagement member such that, upon the bone-engagement member mating and nesting with the specific patient'"'"'s humeral head, the cut guide plate is spaced apart from the humeral head;

    a connecting member connected to and extending away from the bone-engagement member; and

    a humeral-head-engagement member connected to the connecting member;

    wherein the humeral-head-engagement member comprises a third patient-specific surface that is sized and made to substantially mate and nest in only one position with an articulating surface of the specific patient'"'"'s humeral head.

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