Patient-specific femoral version guide

  • US 9,743,935 B2
  • Filed: 12/17/2015
  • Issued: 08/29/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/07/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A patient-specific orthopedic guide comprising:

  • a three-dimensional contact surface preoperatively configured from medical scans of a specific patient as a negative surface of a lesser trochanter of a proximal femoral bone of the patient according to a preoperative surgical plan for the patient;

    a planar surface configured for guiding a resection of a femoral neck of the patient, the planar surface configured to be disposed proximal of the lesser trochanter of the patient and configured to extend along less than an entirety of the femoral neck; and

    a scale on the planar surface.

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