Methods and compositions for articular repair

  • US 9,055,953 B2
  • Filed: 05/11/2010
  • Issued: 06/16/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/25/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A surgical instrument for the repair of a diseased articular joint surface of a joint, comprising:

  • an inner surface having a curvature or shape based on information from image data of the diseased articular joint surface; and

    a slit defining a cutting path through at least a portion of the joint when the inner surface is applied to the diseased articular joint surface.

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