Patent Number: 6,168,627

Title: Shoulder prosthesis

Abstract: A shoulder prosthesis having a head and an elongate stem portion including a proximal end connected to the head, a distal section for insertion into a medullary canal of a humeral bone and an alignment section disposed between the proximal end and distal section. The alignment section includes a plurality of reference marks positioned to facilitate placement of the prosthesis in the bone at a previously determined position.

Inventors: Huebner; Randall J. (Beaverton, OR)

Assignee: Acumed, Inc.

International Classification: A61B 17/17 (20060101); A61B 17/16 (20060101); A61F 2/30 (20060101); A61F 2/40 (20060101); A61F 2/46 (20060101); A61B 17/84 (20060101); A61B 17/68 (20060101); A61F 2/02 (20060101); A61F 2/00 (20060101); A61B 17/04 (20060101); A61B 17/06 (20060101); A61F 002/40 (); A61B 017/56 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018