US 10,376,384 B2
Devices and methods for hip replacement
Michael Gillman, Laguna Beach, CA (US); and Benjamin A. Gillman, Laguna Beach, CA (US)
Assigned to Bullseye Hip Replacement, LLC, Las Vegas, NV (US)
Filed by Bullseye Hip Replacement, LLC, Las Vegas, NV (US)
Filed on Jul. 12, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/208,323.
Application 15/208,323 is a continuation of application No. 14/485,074, filed on Sep. 12, 2014, granted, now 9,414,938.
Prior Publication US 2017/0095353 A1, Apr. 6, 2017
Int. Cl. A61F 2/30 (2006.01); A61F 2/34 (2006.01); A61F 2/46 (2006.01); A61B 34/10 (2016.01)
CPC A61F 2/4609 (2013.01) [A61B 34/10 (2016.02); A61F 2/34 (2013.01); A61F 2/46 (2013.01); A61B 2034/105 (2016.02); A61B 2034/108 (2016.02); A61F 2/30942 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30617 (2013.01); A61F 2002/4662 (2013.01); A61F 2002/4687 (2013.01)] 9 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A device for use in placing a prosthesis in a patient during joint replacement surgery, the device comprising:
a body having an annular shape;
a first alignment member extending outward from an outer surface of the body, the first alignment member shaped to conform to an anatomic structure of the patient and mate with the anatomic structure in a single orientation;
an inner surface defining an aperture through the body; and
a prosthesis alignment member protruding radially inward from the inner surface of the body, into the aperture of the body, the prosthesis alignment member having a surface shaped to align with a prosthesis in an installation position on the patient during the joint replacement surgery, the surface shape of the prosthesis alignment member based on a three-dimensional model of the position and orientation of the prosthesis in the installation position.