Patent Number: 7,785,255

Title: Ligament protection instruments

Abstract: A ligament protector for use in protecting a ligament during an orthopedic procedure is disclosed. The ligament protector includes at least two wings and bone mounting elements. A handle may be removably coupled to the ligament protector.

Inventors: Malkani; Arthur Lalit Laxman (Prospect, KY)

Assignee: Howmedica Osteonics Corp.

International Classification: A61B 1/32 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018