JP6272953B2 - System and method for modifying bone surface - Google Patents

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JP6272953B2
JP6272953B2 JP2016123442A JP2016123442A JP6272953B2 JP 6272953 B2 JP6272953 B2 JP 6272953B2 JP 2016123442 A JP2016123442 A JP 2016123442A JP 2016123442 A JP2016123442 A JP 2016123442A JP 6272953 B2 JP6272953 B2 JP 6272953B2
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This application claims the benefit of priority of US Provisional Application No. 61 / 373,967, filed Aug. 16, 2010, the entire disclosure of which is hereby incorporated by reference. Incorporate in the description.

  Many patients suffer from orthopedic damage or bone degeneration that occurs during exercise or over time with normal wear and tear. In some cases, the patient's bone becomes distorted or has growth or other lesions that result from heavy bone use. Athletes, in particular, may experience symptoms during strict practice, particularly at the site where the femur is connected to the acetabulum. In femoral acetabular impingement, the area around the femoral head or acetabular margin is over-grown and raised to the point where the femoral head collides as the femoral head moves around the acetabulum. Often results in painful symptoms. CAM (cam) impingement occurs when an abnormality in the surface of the femoral head or neck contacts the edge of the acetabular socket. PINCER impingement occurs when the patient's acetabulum is deeper than normal, and the deep socket limits full movement of the femoral head.

  Orthopedic surgery is performed to reconstruct bone surfaces such as knees, hips, shoulders, ankles, and elbows that have been impinged or otherwise damaged by stress and wear or damage. For hip and femur surface reconstruction, the treatment approach may include milling or burring the femoral head to relieve impingement. Milling and burring is often done by hand based on visual assessment of bone position, depth, and dimensions. The dimensions and fit between the reconstructed bone and the acetabulum or other joints can vary, such as being too loose in some cases and too tight in others. Similarly, in surgery that involves shaping the bone to accept the implant, hand cutting is too inaccurate and the bone site is too large or too small to properly place the implant. sell.

  Computer-aided methods using software have been developed that provide a graphical image of the bone and allow the surgeon to cut the bone and attach the implant to more accurately fit the surgical site It was. During computer-assisted surgery (CAS), the surgeon uses a visual image of the patient's anatomical site to create or modify the site to accept an implant that fits into the site. . Exemplary CAS systems are found in US Pat. In some cases, the physician uses a cutting tool or other surgical tool to remove the bone. In most systems, surgical tools are guided by computer aided systems that require complex tool registration systems that are difficult to use and can be expensive. In particular, there is a need for improved methods and systems for surface reconstruction of bone regions in patients with femoral acetabular impingement and other bone conditions.

U.S. Patent Application No. 12 / 240,992 US patent application Ser. No. 12 / 120,547

  The present invention provides a system and method for guiding the use of a cutting tool, such as a burring or milling tip, to alter the surface of a patient's bone.

  Disclosed herein are systems and methods for guiding the use of a cutting tool, such as a burring or milling tip, to alter the surface of a patient's bone. The system and method includes using a block adapted to the patient formed by an image obtained from the patient's bone, and then creating a mold having a surface that fits a portion of the bone to be modified; including. The block includes one or more cutting zones aligned with the site to be changed, so that the cutting tool is guided within the cutting zone to excise a desired area of bone or otherwise Surface reconstruction can be performed to achieve the desired surface structure and shape.

  In some implementations, a cutting block is provided for guiding bone surface changes. The cutting block includes a first cutting guide that forms a two-dimensional lateral boundary for the cutting tool and a second cutting guide that forms a depth boundary for the cutting tool.

  In some embodiments, the cutting block includes a housing having a longitudinal axis, the housing having a distal end disposed along the longitudinal axis, a proximal end, and a collar having a bone-pairing inner surface, As well as a plurality of walls extending over the collar. A plurality of surface regions are disposed on the bone-facing surface, the surface regions having a plurality of surface features corresponding to each surface shape configuration in the bone. Each surface feature can be derived from a computer image of the bone and can be included in the bone model. The housing also has a cutting guide with a channel extending between a plurality of walls in a plane substantially parallel to the longitudinal axis. An inlet port is provided along at least one surface of the wall through which the cutting tool enters the channel.

  In some embodiments, the housing is comprised of multiple surfaces that conform to the patient's bone surface. In some implementations, the collar has a bottom opening that extends from the proximal end to the distal end of the collar and is configured to receive a patient's bone. The bone enters the opening and is disposed on the inner surface, which includes a surface region with a plurality of surface features corresponding to each surface feature configuration of the bone. In some implementations, the bone mating surface has one or more pre-formed contours that match one or more corresponding bone surface features.

  In some embodiments, the plurality of walls have an upper boundary wall having a surface that is contoured to fit a preselected bone surface. The upper boundary wall can serve as a guide, such as a depth guide, for guiding the milling or burring tool as it passes laterally along the surface of the bone during surface reconstruction or resection. it can. In some implementations, the upper interface slopes from the proximal end of the housing to the distal end of the housing.

  The block is also configured to guide lateral cutting of the tool. In some implementations, the channel has a plurality of laterally extending channels. The channel can be exposed above the surface of the upper boundary, and thus the cutting tool can be manipulated laterally along the bone surface, but can remain in the channel for accurate cutting. The channel can be accessed through inlet ports provided along multiple walls. A flange may be disposed below the inlet port and extend into the channel or other opening.

  In some embodiments, one or more washer inserts are disposed in the channel. Each washer insert has a washer opening aligned with the channel, but has multiple other washer openings if multiple washer inserts are used.

  The block is coupled to the bone surface by pins or fasteners and includes a plurality of holes provided in the housing for receiving the pins or fasteners.

  The cutting block can be incorporated into a kit or other system for modifying the bone surface. The kit or system can include a pre-formed image of a selected bone surface and a cutting tool with a portion that fits within a channel or other guide mechanism of the cutting block. Multiple cutting blocks can also be included. For example, the first plurality of blocks includes a trough having a first depth, and the second plurality of blocks includes a trough having a second depth different from the first depth. The first and second blocks can be stacked together. For example, the first plurality of blocks can fit within the second plurality of blocks. The washer insert and other components described herein can also be included. In some implementations, a plurality of washer inserts are provided, each having a washer opening, the inserts sized and configured to fit within the channel of the cutting block. And each washer opening receives a portion of the cutting tool.

  The cutting tool is also configured to match the dimensions of the cutting block and can provide more accurate and accurate cutting. In some implementations, the cutting tool has a first depth and the cutting block has an opening, such as a channel, having a depth substantially the same as the first depth. When used, the cutting tool is inserted into the cutting block through the opening, and when so inserted, stops at the shoulder or other surface slightly above the opening, so the tool is open It can move laterally within the part, but is restricted in the vertical direction and stays in the opening. In some implementations, the cutting tool has a rotating tip that allows milling or burring on the surface of the bone.

  A method of use is also contemplated. In some embodiments, a method for modifying a bone surface includes receiving an image of a bone surface to be modified, the image including one or more of contours, slopes, or landmarks in the bone. Identify surface features. The user identifies the area of the bone surface to be removed from the bone and uses the image to generate a cutting guide. The cutting guide has a channel and an inner surface with a plurality of surface features, each surface feature corresponding to a surface feature on the image. The cutting guide is applied to the bone by aligning the surface features with the corresponding surface features until the channel is positioned over and extends substantially over the area to be removed. The cutting tool is inserted through the channel to contact the area. The cutting tool is then manipulated laterally through the channel in the depth direction to perform bone surface reconstruction along its surface.

  In some methods of resecting a bone surface, a cutting having a bone contact inner surface configured to mate with the bone surface and a top surface having a contoured shape corresponding to a desired bone surface shape. A step of providing a guide is contemplated. In some implementations, the bone contact inner surface has one or more features configured to match corresponding surface features present on the bone prior to cutting the bone. The upper surface is preferably formed to conform to the surface shape that the bone should have when the surgery is complete and is spaced from the inner surface.

  The cutting guide is applied to the bone surface while cutting the bone surface (eg, the impinging surface area) according to the desired bone surface shape and extends along the contoured upper surface. After the cut has been made, the resulting bone thus has the desired bone surface shape. The cutting tool can cut bone through the channel of the guide both laterally as well as vertically (eg along the upper side). The cutting tool can also include a flange that is supported against the surface of the cutting guide while the bone is being cut. The flange thereby helps to adjust the depth of the cut that can be machined. The bone surface can be milled or burred through the channel of the guide.

  Those skilled in the art will envision variations and modifications of these embodiments after reviewing the present disclosure. The foregoing features and aspects may be implemented in any combination with one or more other features described herein, and sub-combinations (including multiple subordinate combinations and sub-combinations). . The various features described or shown above can be combined or integrated in other systems, including any of its components. In addition, some features may be excluded or not implemented.

  Further features, aspects, and advantages of various embodiments are described in detail below with reference to the accompanying drawings.

  The accompanying drawings, which are incorporated in and form a part of the specification, illustrate embodiments and, together with the description, serve to explain various examples of the disclosed methods and systems. .

FIG. 5 shows a femur having an impingement site and a femoral head that fits within the acetabulum. FIG. 2 is a diagram illustrating an embodiment of a cutting block configured to specifically fit the femoral head shown in FIG. 1. FIG. 2 is a diagram illustrating an embodiment of a cutting block configured to specifically fit the femoral head shown in FIG. 1. FIG. 2 is a diagram illustrating an embodiment of a cutting block configured to specifically fit the femoral head shown in FIG. 1. FIG. 2 is a diagram illustrating an embodiment of a cutting block configured to specifically fit the femoral head shown in FIG. 1. FIG. 2 is a diagram illustrating an embodiment of a cutting block configured to specifically fit the femoral head shown in FIG. 1. It is a figure which shows the cutting guide of FIG. 2 fitted to the femoral head of FIG. FIG. 5 shows an embodiment of a cutting block configured to mate with and attach to a femoral head and a burring or milling tool for performing bone resection through an opening in the block. FIG. 5 shows an embodiment of a cutting block configured to mate with and attach to a femoral head and a burring or milling tool for performing bone resection through an opening in the block. 1 is a diagram illustrating a system for milling bone using a plurality of cutting blocks attached to a patient's bone. FIG. 1 is a diagram illustrating a system for milling bone using a plurality of cutting blocks attached to a patient's bone. FIG. FIG. 6 shows an embodiment of a cutting block having a plurality of bone mounts mating together and having a common opening for receiving a cutting tool. It is a cross-sectional view of a burring tool arranged in an opening and a cutting block for performing bone surface reconstruction. 1 shows an embodiment of a bone cutting system having a cutting block with a plurality of inserts that guide the movement of a burring or milling tool. FIG. 1 shows an embodiment of a bone cutting system having a cutting block with a plurality of inserts that guide the movement of a burring or milling tool. FIG. 1 shows an embodiment of a bone cutting system having a cutting block with a plurality of inserts that guide the movement of a burring or milling tool. FIG.

  The figures illustrate several implementations of systems and methods used to create patient-adapted cutting guides for bone remodeling, such as milling or burring to treat CAM impingement, for example. Indicates. The cutting guide helps the surgeon more accurately identify the appropriate area of the bone to cut and provides a lateral guide, a depth guide (or both) for performing resection cutting. The cutting guide itself is shaped to fit the patient's bone by taking an image of the bone and using the image to create a cutting block for placement on the bone during resection and resurfacing Is done. Patient specific cutting guides also help to improve the surgical process compared to a hand-only process. In some implementations, a patient-adapted cutting guide includes an inner surface that conforms to the patient's bone and a port or opening that receives a burring or milling tool of a medical device for cutting within the guide.

  Referring to the accompanying drawings in which like reference numbers indicate like elements, FIG. 1 illustrates the CAM impingement when the patient's femur 100 is positioned with the femoral head 101 within the acetabulum 104 of the hip joint. An example is shown. The femoral head 101 has a collision area 102. In that state, the patient will often feel pain when the femur 100 rotates or moves within the acetabulum 104 because the impact region 102 hits the acetabular edge 105.

  2A-2E show various views of an embodiment of a cutting block 200 configured to fit snugly on a patient's femur 100 on or near the femoral head 101. The cutting block may be made from a strong polymer or other suitable material to guide the user to perform bone resection or surface reconstruction. As shown, the cutting block includes a housing having a collar 202 extending along the longitudinal axis 201 and having a proximal end 202a and a distal end 202b. The collar also includes a lower opening 205 parallel to the longitudinal axis 201 so that the femoral head 101 or other bone is fitted. The collar 202 also includes a medial bone facing surface 204 that is made to fit snugly with the region of the femoral head 101 where the impingement region 102 resides, for example.

  The cutting guide 200 also includes an upper housing with a plurality of walls 206 and 208 rising above the inner bone-facing surface of the collar and joined by an upper interface 210. A guide channel 212 is provided in the cutting block 200 between the two walls 206 and 208. Guide channel 212 includes an inlet port 216 provided along the surface of wall 206. A cutting tool (such as a burring or milling tool with a rotating tip) can be inserted into the cutting channel through the inlet port 216 to allow access to the bone below the channel 212. An exemplary cutting tool that can be used is shown in FIG. 2C, which shows a milling tool 250 having a milling head 252 with a rotating tip and a shaft 254 that drives rotation of the tip. As shown, the inlet port 216 has a depth dimension P ′ that is slightly shorter than the length of the shaft 254 (S ′). Thus, when the milling tool 250 is inserted into the inlet port 216, the lower shoulder 256 of the tool 250 rests on or slightly rests on the upper shoulder 213 of the channel 212 so that the tool is channeled. Maintained in. The tool can move laterally and vertically, but is only guided in the channel. By precisely fitting between the tool and the channel, a more accurate milling or burring of the bone surface can be performed.

  As shown, the cutting block is made to fit the patient's femur or other bone site to be resurfaced so that the cutting channel is positioned at the proper location in the bone. As shown in FIG. 2A, the inner bone-facing surface 204 of the collar 202 has a plurality of regions with surface features corresponding to each surface feature configuration on the colliding bone. As shown, for example, in FIG. 2A, the medial mating surface 204 is curved, contoured, surface indented, and recessed, etc. to reflect and adapt to the shape of the bone to be resurfaced. It includes a first concave area 204b created with specific surface features. For example, the first region 204b fits into the raised region 214b of the femur. Similarly, the smooth surface 204a of the medial mating surface 204 is created to fit and fit with the femoral smooth contour surface 214a at a patient-compatible interface.

  In some implementations, a cutting block with a patient-specific collar is created using a graphical or other image of the bone to be resurfaced. For example, a surgeon or other technician takes a CAT scan, MRI, or other image of the bone surface, and then uses that image with the processor to generate a computer image of the bone surface. The computer image is manipulated to generate a bone surface model with the desired surface reconstructed shape. The model will show contours, slopes, surface features, and other desired attributes that are applied to the bone by the surface reconstruction process. CAD software, or other design tools, can then be used to design a cutting guide that has a surface aligned and fitted to the exact surface area of the bone. The cutting guide preferably includes one or more channels that guide the cutting tool to more easily create the desired bone surface reconstruction. After creating the CAD model of the cutting guide and the desired surface reconstruction shape, a physical embodiment such as the cutting block 200 is created, in which case the medial bone facing surface 204 is in the impingement region 102 of the femoral head 101. Corresponding and specifically configured to mate, and the cutting channel and upper side are configured to fit snugly with lateral and depth guides for guiding the cutting tool, and finally the desired Bone cutting with a surface shape can be performed. Its desired surface shape allows the femoral head (or other associated bone) to extend and rotate within the adjacent joint without causing impingement.

  In particular, as shown, the channel 212 has a plurality of laterally extending channels 212 a-212 e that extend in a plane having a channel axis 203. The channel axis 203 extends generally upward and parallel to the longitudinal axis 201 of the collar. The channel 212 having its plurality of internal channels 212a-212e allows the cutting tool to mill, burring, or burring the surface of the bone along a plane that extends parallel along the longitudinal axis 201 of the collar, or It is possible to finish with other shapes. Further, the internal channels 212a-212e extend back and forth through the channel 212 along the channel axis 203 so that a technician or surgeon can apply a milling tool within the channel along the channel axis 203. become. This allows bone milling or burring or other surface reconstruction in two dimensions laterally along the bone surface.

  The cutting block is also structured with a depth guide for the cutting tool. FIG. 3 shows a cutting block 200 that fits into the femoral neck and femoral head 101, with the cutting tool 250 having a milling head 252 at the distal tip and a shaft 254 that turns the milling head. The cutting block 200 can be fixed to the femoral neck and the femoral head by press-fitting interaction, in which case the block 200 is snapped onto the bone and fixed, or alternatively the block 200 is The pin can be inserted into the bone to include a fixation hole for fixing the block to the bone. As shown, the upper boundary surface 210 of the cutting block is inclined from the proximal end 210a to the distal end 210b. The upper boundary surface 210 is configured with the same contour, slope, and other shape configuration as the desired surface reconstruction shape of the femoral head 101. In use, the cutting tool 250 is inserted into the channel 212 by inserting the head 252 and the shaft 254 through the inlet port 216 and then advances through the channel. The slope of the upper interface 210 (and its contour and other configurations) provides a depth guide for the cutting tool, so that when passing through 212a-212e, the cutting guide is also from the proximal end to the distal end. As it goes on, it will move up and down in the vertical direction, thereby extending the tip 252 deeper or shallower according to the upper interface 210, completing the milling process and removing the cutting block. The slope, contour, and other features of the reconstructed bone will match or at least closely approximate the slope, contour, and surface features of the upper interface 210. The slope and contour of the upper interface 210 is coupled with the laterally extending channels 212a-212e of the cutting guide 200 to provide a combined lateral guide and depth guide for the cutting tool, providing a more accurate bone surface. Make changes possible.

  Additional intermediate or other bone processing steps can also be performed. FIG. 4 shows the resected femur 100 after the cutting block has been removed. As illustrated, a plurality of remaining portions 220 are left on the bone surface of the femoral head 101. These remaining portions 220 are interspersed among the plurality of cavities 222 corresponding to the channels 212a to 212e. As the milling or burring tool passes through the channel 212, the removed bone disappears and the void 222 remains, but the uncut portion of the bone 220 remains in the region between the channels. After removing the collar 200, the operator can subsequently use a burring or milling tool to eliminate the remainder 220. As further shown in FIG. 4, after removing the remainder 220, a sloped surface 224 (hatched) is left in the bone. This sloped surface corresponds to the slope and contour of the upper interface 210 discussed above.

  FIGS. 5A-5B show an alternative embodiment of a cutting block 300 that fits into the femur 106 around an area 107 intended to be milled or burred to effect bone remodeling. The cutting block 300 has a plurality of surface regions with features corresponding to each surface configuration on the femur 106 in the region 107 (eg, formed by a patient-compatible process) with an inner bone facing surface 302. Including. The cutting block 300 also includes a side wall 311 and an upper surface wall 303 having an inlet port to a channel 304 into which a burring or milling tool 310 is inserted.

  The cutting block 300 has a longitudinal axis 301. The channel 304 also has a channel axis 305 that lies in a plane that generally includes the longitudinal axis 301 of the block 300. When used, the distal tip 314 of the milling tool 310 extends in the channel 304 along the axis 305 to mill or burring the bone surface. The tool moves freely within the boundary created by the channel, both longitudinally and laterally.

  FIG. 5B shows the longitudinal and transverse directions by arrows X and Y, respectively, and milling or burring in the channel 304 allows engraving into the bone in a wide two-dimensional area. A flange 306 is provided in the channel 304 to stop depth penetration of the tool 310 when the tool support arms 312a-312c reach the flange 306 (or when the disc-shaped support surface 322 hits the flange 306). Let Thus, the flange provides a depth guide for the surface reconstruction process, while the channel 304 provides a lateral guide for the surface reconstruction process. Alternative support arm configurations including the disk 322 shown in FIG. 5B can also be used. This 3D cutting block adapted to the patient can therefore provide depth and lateral alignment features to easily create more accurately formed or reconstructed bone. As shown, a plurality of pin holes 318a-318d are provided to secure the cutting block to the bone.

  The cutting blocks described above can be provided in kits or surgical systems that allow customized surface reconstruction of the patient's bone. In some implementations, the kit and system include a plurality of cutting blocks. As shown in FIGS. 6A-6B, the cutting guide system 400 includes a first cutting block 402 and a second cutting block 404, which includes one or more of the cutting blocks described above. Can do. The cutting guide system 400 also includes an inner surface 401 adapted to the patient to accommodate and accurately match the surface of the bone to be resurfaced. Milling tools can be inserted into the openings 410 and 412 of the cutting block, respectively, for more complex bone treatment. A plurality of these blocks with various milling shapes and depths can be provided as desired.

  FIG. 7 illustrates an implementation of a cutting guide system 430 having a plurality of blocks 432 and 434 that are stacked together, with the upper block 434 configured to be disposed within the lower block 432. The lower block 432 is secured to the femoral head 101, the distal end of the femur, or other suitable bone surface through the fixation holes 435a and 435b. The upper cutting block 434 is then placed in the opening 442 of the lower block 432. In particular, the shelf 446 of the upper block 434 rests on the protrusion 448 of the lower block 432 and the upper block extension 450 is aligned with the lower block extension 452. This configuration aligns the opening 444 of the upper block 434 with the opening 442 of the lower block 432. Cutting tool 460 can then extend through openings 444 and 442 to mill the first layer of bone from the desired portion of the femoral head. The milling of the first layer will be limited by the size of the opening 444 and depth of the upper block 434. In particular, milling can proceed until the disk 462 of the cutting tool 460 reaches the upper interface 438 of the upper block 434, with the distal tip 464 of the cutting tool 460 penetrating into the bone and opening. It extends laterally within 444 boundaries. After milling this first layer, the upper block 434 is removed and milling continues to the second layer. The second layer is similarly milled, ie, laterally within the opening 442 and vertically until the disk 462 reaches the upper side 436 of the lower block 432. The opening 442 is wider in the lateral direction than the opening 444, and the second milling surface located inside the bone coincides with the outer peripheral part of the opening 442 in the lateral direction. The upper side 436 of the lower block 432 is beveled or tapered according to the desired surface features in the resulting reconstructed bone region, as discussed above with respect to FIGS. 2A-2E, and other It can also be formed in the form.

  In some implementations, the stacked blocks are configured to reduce excessive burring if the blocks are removed and the provided opening is wider. For example, in FIG. 7, when the upper block 434 is removed, a wide opening 442 remains in the lower block 432 and the disk 462 is not wide enough to contact the upper side 436 of the block 432 so that the tool opens. When arranged at the center of the portion 442, the depth of the cutting tool 460 is not limited. To prevent the cutting tool 460 from advancing too deeply into the center of the opening 442, an insert having a shape that matches the shape of the opening 444 in the upper block 434 is milled through the opening 444. Can be provided to cover the part of the bone. The insert is pinned to the bone and then the upper block 434 is removed. When the insert is in place, only the bone to be milled is exposed through the wider opening 442, the disk 462 contacts the insert and the upper side 436, and the cutting tool 460 is at the desired depth. It is possible to avoid going over the bone into the bone.

  FIG. 8 shows a cross-sectional view of the cutting tool 460 disposed within the cutting block 432. Specifically, the cutting tool 460 has a smooth shaft 466 that extends to a depth 432 a of the cutting block 432 and a cutting bar section 464 that extends into the bone to a predetermined depth 470. The predetermined depth of the bone can be determined as desired. For example, the depth of the bone can be determined to exclude the impingement surface as needed, or if necessary, an implant that mates with reconstructed bone or bone from which cartilage has been removed. You can decide to offer. For example, more accurate milling and burring can be performed to generate implant locations in knee, hip, shoulder, or other osteotomy processes. In these cases, the bone geometry can be made such that region 472 is the structure required to receive the implant.

  As shown, block 432 and bone 468 mate along matching interface 502. The block is created according to a patient-adapted technique so that the block and bone interface 502 are as accurate as possible, thereby providing a tighter and more accurate alignment location for the cutting tool 460 To do.

  9A-9C illustrate other implementations of a cutting guide system adapted to a patient that can be adjusted to change the position of the milling or burring tool and the lateral extent and depth. Specifically, the cutting block 510 adapted to the patient includes a lower side surface 510a composed of a plurality of surface regions having features corresponding to the specific surface shape configuration of the bone 550. As mentioned above, the bone-block interface can be formed by computer-aided techniques adapted to the patient so that the block and bone are mated as closely as possible. The cutting block 510 includes an opening having an upper portion 512a and a lower portion 512b, and inner openings (515, 517, and 519) that are disposed within the upper portion 512a and aligned over the lower portion 512b. A plurality of washer inserts 514, 516, and 518 having a cutting guide track 513. The cutting tool 460 has a shaft 466 and a bar cutting distal tip 464. Bar cutting tip 464 is shown in FIG. 9A as digging slot 530 into bone 550. Shaft 466 extends through lower portion 512b of track 513 and through openings 515, 517, and 519 in washer inserts 514, 516, and 518. As shown in FIGS. 9A-9C, the bar cutting member, when inserted into the bone, extends laterally in the direction of arrows 532 and 534 to create a suitable resection zone within the bone, after which The implant can then be received or a general surface reconstruction can be performed.

  Stacked washers 514, 516, and 518 allow the surgeon to cut slot 530 to a controlled height that is difficult to cut using only cutting tool 460 and cutting block 510. The disc 462 of the cutting tool 460 is narrower than the width 580 of the lower portion 512b of the opening of the cutting block 510, so the disc 462 is at the height of the upper interface 510b when no washer insert is used. Will not maintain. Because it is not maintained, the cutting tool 460 is free to descend to the ridge of the cutting block 510 until the disk 462 contacts the bone 550. The resulting cut can be much deeper than the controlled height indicated by the slot 530 and can cause serious problems. Washers 514, 516, and 518 were used to provide a platform to maintain the cutting tool 460 at the desired level of the upper interface 510b and were controlled over the entire width 580 of the lower portion 512b of the cutting block 510. It is possible to cut at a height.

  The washer inserts 514, 516, and 518 of the system of FIGS. 9A-9C can move laterally within the guide track 513 to control the lateral movement of the bar cutting tool 460. As the cutting tool 460 moves laterally in the direction of arrow 534, the shaft 466 contacts the washer 514. Since washer 514 is free to move laterally, shaft 466 pushes washer 514 in the direction of arrow 534 until shaft 466 contacts washer 516 as shown in FIG. 9B. The shaft 466 then pushes the washer 516 in the direction of arrow 534 until the shaft 466 contacts the washer 518, but the washer 518 is also pushed in the direction of arrow 534. The shaft 466 then stops when the washers 514, 516, and 518 contact the sidewall 540 a of the opening of the cutting block 510. In this position, the shaft 466 contacts the inner wall 542a of the cutting block 510 and creates the left lateral boundary of the slot 530 cut into the bone 550. The cutting tool 460 then moves in the opposite direction indicated by arrow 532 in FIG. 9A until washers 514, 516, and 518 contact the opposite sidewall 540b and the shaft 466 contacts the opposite inner wall 542b. Move to. The transverse cut is then completed, but the slot 530 cut into the bone 550 spans the full width 580 of the lower portion 512b and the cutting tool 460 is at the height of the upper interface 510b for the duration of the cut. Is maintained at a uniform controlled height.

  In the illustrated implementation, the washer member is removed, replaced, and (in terms of its dimensions, and its opening dimensions) as desired to customize the depth and lateral extent of the cutting tool. Can be changed. In some implementations, one or more such washer members may be used in place of the cutting tool disk 462, so that the cutting tool 460 is transverse to the bone and deep. It can be extended more flexibly depending on the direction.

  The system and method provide a patient specific cutting block that allows bone surface reconstruction such as milling or burring to be performed using a simplified device. A computer-aided surgical cutting block is created having a surface area that matches the surface area of the patient's bone to be changed. A cutting tool is provided having a contoured bone mating surface and a contoured, patient-specific cutting guide surface located in a plane on the bone mating surface. When one or more channels are provided in the cutting block and the surgeon moves a cutting tool (e.g., milling or burring) within the channel, the tool is pre-selected on the cutting block and the cutting guide surface. According to other surface features, the bone is cut laterally along the surface of the bone and perpendicularly into the bone. Those skilled in the art will envision variations and modifications after reviewing the present disclosure. The disclosed features can be implemented in any combination with one or more other features described herein, and sub-combinations (including multiple subordinate combinations and sub-combinations). The various features described or shown above can be combined or integrated in other systems, including any of its components. In addition, some features may be excluded or not implemented.

  Examples of alterations, substitutions, and modifications can be ascertained by those skilled in the art and can be made without departing from the scope of information disclosed herein. All references cited herein are incorporated by reference in their entirety and become part of this application.

100 femur 101 femoral head 102 impact area, impingement area 104 acetabulum 105 acetabulum edge 106 femur 107 area 200 cutting block 201 longitudinal axis 202 collar 202a proximal end 202b distal end 203 channel axis 204 inner bone Mating surface, inner mating surface 204a smooth surface 204b first concave region 205 lower opening 206 wall 208 wall 210 upper boundary surface 210a proximal end 210b distal end 212 guide channel 212a inner channel 212b inner channel 212c Inner channel 212d Inner channel 212e Inner channel 213 Upper shoulder 214a Smooth contour 214b Femoral raised region 216 Inlet port 220 Remaining 222 Void 224 Inclined surface 250 Milling tool, cutting tool 25 Milling head 254 Shaft 256 Lower shoulder 300 Cutting block 301 Longitudinal axis 302 Inner bone facing surface 303 Upper surface wall 304 Channel 305 Channel axis 306 Flange 310 Burling or milling tool 311 Side wall 312a Support arm 312b Support arm 312c Support Arm 322 Disc, support surface 318a Pin hole 318b Pin hole 318c Pin hole 318d Pin hole 400 Cutting guide system 401 Inner surface 402 First cutting block 404 Second cutting block 410 Opening 412 Opening 430 Cutting guide system 432 Lower side Block 432a Depth 434 Upper block 435a Fixed hole 435b Fixed hole 436 Upper side surface 438 Upper boundary surface 442 Open portion 444 Open portion 446 Shelf portion 448 Projection Part 450 Upper block extension 452 Lower block extension 460 Cutting tool 462 Disc 464 Bar cutting distal tip, cutting bar section 466 Smooth shaft 468 Bone 470 Pre-determined depth 472 Region 502 Bone interface 510 Cutting block 510a Lower side 510b Upper boundary surface 512a Upper portion 512b Lower portion 513 Cutting guide track 514 Washer insert 515 Inner opening 516 Washer insert 517 Inner opening 518 Washer insert 519 Inner opening 530 Slot 532 Arrow 540a Arrow 540a Side wall 542a Inner wall 542b Inner wall 550 Bone 580 Width

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  1. Receiving information about an image representing a bone surface, wherein the image identifies a plurality of surface features of the bone, each surface feature including one or more of a contour, a slope, and a landmark. Receiving information about the image showing the bone surface;
    Receiving information about the area of the bone surface to be excised from the bone;
    Receiving information regarding the desired structure of the bone surface, wherein the information regarding the desired structure of the bone surface includes receiving at least one contour;
    Forming a cutting guide model based on at least a portion of the received information;
    A method including:
    The steps for forming the cutting guide model are:
    Forming an upper surface, wherein the upper surface forms an upper surface including a contour structure that matches a desired structure of the bone surface;
    Forming an inner surface, wherein the inner surface includes a plurality of surface features, each surface feature corresponding to one of the surface features of the bone;
    Forming a side surface, the side surface forming a side surface at least partially forming an outer periphery of the cutting guide model;
    Forming an inlet port with a first inlet port section formed in the side surface, wherein the inlet port forms an inlet port interrupting the outer periphery of the cutting guide model;
    Forming a channel extending between the upper side surface and the inner side surface, the channel being connected to the first entry port section and in a region of the bone surface to be excised from the bone Forming a channel forming a consistent ablation path;
    A method characterized by comprising.
  2. The method of claim 1, further comprising manufacturing a cutting guide based on the cutting guide model.
  3. The inlet port further includes a second inlet port section, the first inlet port section has a first width, the second inlet port section has a second width, The method of claim 1, wherein a second width is greater than the first width.
  4. Further comprising receiving information regarding a cutting tool with a shaft and a rotating tip, wherein the first width corresponds to a dimension of the shaft and the second width corresponds to a dimension of the rotating tip. 4. The method of claim 3, wherein:
  5. The method of claim 4, wherein the channel has the first width.
  6. The channel includes a plurality of parallel channel sections, each channel section having a centerline, and a distance between the centerlines of adjacent channel sections is less than a dimension of the rotating tip. The method described in 1.
  7. 5. The method of claim 4, wherein the inlet port is sized and configured to receive the cutting tool in a direction transverse to the longitudinal axis of the shaft.
  8. Forming the cutting guide model further comprises forming an outlet port with a first outlet port section formed in the side surface, the outlet port interrupting the outer periphery of the cutting guide model; The method of claim 1, wherein the channel is further connected to the outlet port.
  9. 9. The method of claim 8, wherein the channel forms a cutting path as a single continuous path between the inlet port and the outlet port.
  10. Receiving an image of a bone surface, wherein the image identifies a surface feature that includes one or more of bone contour, slope, and landmark;
    Identifying a region of the bone surface to be excised from the bone;
    Determining a desired structure of the bone surface, wherein the desired structure includes at least one contour;
    Forming a cutting guide based on at least a portion of the image, the cutting guide comprising a channel, an upper surface having a contour structure, and an inner surface having a plurality of surface shape configurations, each surface shape configuration Corresponding to the surface features of the image, the contour structure forming a cutting guide model corresponding to a desired structure of the bone surface;
    A method including:
    When the cutting guide is applied to the bone and the surface features are aligned with the corresponding surface features, the channel is positioned over the region to be ablated and generally into the region to be ablated. The method wherein the cutting guide is constructed to extend, and the channel is operable to receive a cutting tool so that the cutting tool contacts the region.
  11. The channel extends in a first direction between the upper side surface and the inner side surface, and the channel extends in a second direction that is transverse to the first direction. The method of claim 10, wherein the method extends through the outer periphery.
  12. The method of claim 11, wherein the channel forms a single continuous cutting path that coincides with a region of the bone surface to be excised from the bone.
  13. The cutting tool comprises a shaft and a rotating tip, the cutting guide further comprises an inlet port connected to the channel, the inlet port being a first inlet port section constructed to receive the shaft. And a second inlet port section constructed to receive the rotating tip, wherein the width of the second inlet port section is greater than the width of the second inlet port section The method according to claim 10.
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