Patient-specific fracture fixation instrumentation and method

  • US 9,675,400 B2
  • Filed: 04/19/2011
  • Issued: 06/13/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/19/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An instrument for internal bone fracture fixation comprising:

  • a first elongated shaft having a first distal portion; and

    a first patient-specific bone holder coupled to the first distal portion, the first bone holder having a three-dimensional curved and patient-specific bone engagement surface designed during a preoperative plan based on a medical scan of a patient and configured to match as an inverse surface to an outer surface of a first bone fragment of a fractured bone of the patient.

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