Patent Number: 6,254,606

Title: Laser aiming device for performing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery and method for using same

Abstract: An apparatus and method using a laser in conjunction with a conventional tibial aiming device for assisting a surgeon in drilling collinear tibial and femoral tunnels during ACLR surgery. The laser is used to determine the angle at which to drill the tibial tunnel with respect to a femoral reference point selected by the surgeon so that the tunnels are collinear.

Inventors: Carney; William P. (Glen Rock, NJ), Carney; Rita D. (Glen Rock, NJ)


International Classification: A61B 17/17 (20060101); A61B 17/16 (20060101); A61B 017/58 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018