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Brian Burroughs

UMassMed Faculty Page

Inventions:

Title: SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ORIENTING ORTHOPEDIC IMPLANTS. UMMS12-37; Patent 8,961,5268,951,256

  • This novel technology provides a new and improved system for properly orienting orthopedic implants within a patient. Specifically, the invention provides an electronic surgical guidance system that enables proper orientation of a surgical instrument and acetabular component within the pelvis during implantation. Feeback signals from the processor assist the surgeon in properly orienting the instrument relative to a user-defined acceptable range.

 

Innovation Topics: Medical DevicesHip surgeryOrthopedicsImplant