Patent Number: 8,821,500

Title: Femoral cutting block

Abstract: A cutting block assembly comprising first and second interlocking blocks for resecting a distal femur. The first block has a first surface for providing a guiding surface for making an anterior chamfer cut on the femur and a second surface for providing a guiding surface for making a posterior chamfer cut on the femur. The second block is adapted to detachably couple to the first block. The second block has a first surface for providing a guiding surface for making an anterior cut on the femur and a second surface for providing a guiding surface for making a posterior cut on the femur.

Inventors: Roger; Christopher Abee (Waldwick, NJ)

Assignee: Howmedica Osteonics Corp.

International Classification: A61B 17/58 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018