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Universal Instrument Guide and Surgical Insertion Tool for Stereotactic Frames

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000011023D
Publication Date: 2003-Feb-07

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Abstract

A universal instrument stop guide and universal surgical insertion tool meet the critical measurements necessary to function interchangeably with the Leksell, Cosman-Roberts-Wells (CRW), and potentially other stereotactic frames in performing stereotactic procedures, for instance, for deep brain stimulation. A single kit including the universal guide and tool replaces frame-specific components and, as a result, relieves frame-component buyers from having to purchase frame-specific components.