CUSTOMIZED PATIENT-SPECIFIC ORTHOPAEDIC INSTRUMENTS FOR COMPONENT PLACEMENT IN A TOTAL HIP ARTHROPLASTY

  • US 20170112628A1
  • Filed: 10/22/2015
  • Published: 04/27/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/22/2015
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of using a system for facilitating implantation of a hip prosthesis, the method comprising:

  • positioning a collar of a customized patient-specific femoral surgical instrument on a patient'"'"'s femur bone such that (i) a negative contour defined in a bone-facing surface of the collar receives a corresponding positive contour of the patient'"'"'s femur, and (ii) a top surface of the collar defines a resection plane for resecting the patient'"'"'s femur,advancing a resection tool along the resection plane surface of the collar to remove one or more portions of the patient'"'"'s femur,positioning a femoral stem component in the femur bone, andaligning the femoral stem component with an alignment guide coupled to the collar to position the femoral stem component in a predetermined position.

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