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US20110029093 Patient-adapted and improved articular implants, designs and related guide tools  
Methods and devices are disclosed relating improved articular models, implant components, and related guide tools and procedures. In addition, methods and devices are disclosed relating articular...
US20130013078 PROSTHETIC IMPLANT SUPPORT STRUCTURE  
A prosthetic system that includes a prosthetic implant and a support structure secured to an inner surface of a cavity of a bone is disclosed. The support structure defines a channel that extends...
US20140156019 PROSTHESIS AND IMPLEMENTATION SYSTEM  
A method of positioning a femoral prosthesis relative to a femur. The method includes forming a first curved surface on a first condyle of the femur, and securing the femoral prosthesis to the...
US20140379090 IN-VIVO CONDITION MONITORING OF METALLIC IMPLANTS BY ELECTROCHEMICAL TECHNIQUES  
The invention relates to a replacement metallic prosthesis to be implanted which contains means monitor its condition during use in order to allow an early detection of failure or insufficient...
US20120116526 HIP JOINT METHOD  
The present invention relates to a method of treating a hip joint of a human patient by providing at least one hip joint surface, said hip joint comprising a caput femur and an acetabulum, said...
US20140058524 Vascularized Porous Metal Orthopaedic Implant Devices  
An osteoconductive vascularized porous metal implant device and method for implanting the vascularized device are described herein. The vascularized implant device comprises an implant which is...
US20110118848 MODULAR SPACER DEVICE FOR THE TREATMENT OF PROSTHESIS INFECTIONS  
A spacer device (1) for the two-step treatment of prosthesis infections, made from biologically compatible and porous material designed to allow the possibility of adding pharmaceutical products,...
US20150134072 HIP JOINT METHOD  
A surgical or arthroscopic method for resurfacing at least one surface of a hip joint of a human patient using a medical device comprising a first sealing member. The hip joint has an acetabulum...
US20120221114 MODULAR ORTHOPAEDIC COMPONENT CASE  
A case for modular neck components for hip implants. The case may include indicators based on independent variables associated with physical characteristics of the implant, including leg length,...
US20140163689 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE CAPSULAR AUGMENTATION OF CANINE COXOFEMORAL JOINTS  
The present technology relates to methods and devices for augmenting the canine coxofemoral joint. In particular, methods for augmenting the capsule of the canine coxofemoral joint are provided....
US20130204264 Pneumatic Surgical Instrument and Corresponding Methods for Implanting Orthopedic Implants in Bone  
Various embodiments of components, devices, systems and methods are provided for a pneumatic surgical instrument having a probe or an impactor disposed at a distal end thereof and configured to...
US20120209396 ORTHOPEDIC IMPLANTS HAVING GRADIENT POLYMER ALLOYS  
Orthopedic implants having a bone interface member and a water swellable IPN or semi-IPN with a stiffness, hydration, and/or compositional gradient from one side to the other and physically...
US20120046754 APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING A LOAD ON A HIP JOINT  
An apparatus and related method for controlling a load on a human hip joint during normal gait while preserving motion. The approach is intended to treat osteoarthritis of the hip without...
US20110282462 HIP-JOINT PROSTHESIS  
A method of optimizing the geometry of a femoral stem of a hip joint prosthesis is disclosed. The femoral stem comprises a neck and an anchoring blade that is attached to the neck and that tapers...
US20100312352 METHOD FOR COATING PROSTHESIS ELEMENTS AND ELEMENTS OBTAINABLE WITH THE METHOD  
A method for coating prosthesis elements that have a concave surface and a corresponding convex counter surface includes arranging in at least the concave surface a shaped retention surface for...
US20080195218 Prosthetic implant for use without bone cement  
A prosthesis for implantation in a femur has a metallic stem portion having a smooth outer surface and a distal tip. A polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) sleeve surrounds and is in contact with the...
US20130053976 Method for Producting an Implant and Implant Having at Least One Break Line  
The invention relates to a method for producing an implant (1) having at least one surface segment having at least one break line (3) delineating for exposing an opening or recess of a closure...
US20150066151 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR FAI SURGERIES  
A partial rim implant for an acetabulum in a pelvic bone comprises a ridge, a bearing surface, and a fixation surface. The ridge is oriented to replace a labrum. The bearing surface is configured...
US20080228282 Artificial hip with grooved ball or cup for improved lubrication by capillary action  
Prosthetic hips are well known in the arts and have been successfully used for many years. There are, however, some inherent health problems associated with present art designs. All of the...
US20110264230 Artificial Human Limbs and Joints Employing Actuators, Springs, and Variable-Damper Elements  
Biomimetic Hybrid Actuators employed in biologically-inspired musculoskeletal architectures employ an electric motor for supplying positive energy to and storing negative energy from an artificial...
US20070244566 Trialing system and method for modular hip joint replacement system  
A system and method for trialing a modular hip replacement system (10) permits evaluation and replication of the anatomic anteversion rotational angle of the femur. A distal stem component (18) of...
US20090076508 IMPLANTABLE PROSTHESIS  
An implant having a substantially solid basic structure and a porous jacket structure at least partially enclosing the basic structure for attachment of cellular tissue wherein the basic structure...
US20080071381 Implant  
An implant and method for producing an implant are disclosed. The implant forms a joint with a micro-rough bearing surface formed by a sintered portion. Thus, better wear and friction properties...
US20110093082 ENHANCED BONDING LAYERS ON TITANIUM MATERIALS  
The present invention provides a dense-coverage, adherent phosphorous-based coating on the native oxide surface of a material. Disclosed phosphorous-based coatings include phosphate and...
US20140107800 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ACCESSING THE INTERIOR OF A HIP JOINT, INCLUDING THE PROVISION AND USE OF A NOVEL TELESCOPING ACCESS CANNULA AND A NOVEL TELESCOPING OBTURATOR  
A telescoping access cannula comprising: an outer tube;an inner tube carried by the outer tube, the inner tube being coaxial with the outer tube and longitudinally movable relative to the outer...
US20120109329 HIP JOINT DEVICE, SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A medical device, system, and method for treating hip joint osteoarthritis by providing a hip joint surface is provided. The hip joint comprising an acetabulum, being a part of the pelvic bone,...
US20130197656 ADJUSTABLE PROVISIONAL COMPONENT OF A MEDICAL DEVICE  
An adjustable provisional component for an implantable medical device comprises a first portion mountable to a first part of a patient, and a second portion coupled to the first portion, wherein...
US20110274730 BIOSURFACTANT COMPOSITION PRODUCED BY A NEW BACILLUS LICHENIFORMS STRAIN, USES AND PRODUCTS THEREOF  
New Bacillus licheniformis strain named V9T14 that produces a new biosurfactant composition that is effective against colonization and/or bio film formation from bacteria. The new biosurfactant...
US20090054985 TITANIUM ALLOY WITH OXIDIZED ZIRCONIUM FOR A PROSTHETIC IMPLANT  
A prosthetic device having a generally fixed member formed from a low friction material such as ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene and an articulating titanium member, which includes an...
US20050203633 Lifetime solution for hip dysfunction  
A lifetime solution for hip dysfunction is disclosed. Through this solution, by making use of implants already positioned in-situ without the need for removal of the same unless medically...
US20100286792 FEMORAL STEM AND ITS TOTAL HIP PROSTHESIS  
This invention provides a femoral stem comprising a neck portion and an anchoring portion, wherein the inner curve of said anchoring portion conforms to the anatomic curve of the corresponding...
US20090054993 Coded trial neck components  
A trial prosthetic hip system has a plurality of trial stems each having a recessed bore in a proximal end thereof. At least three sets of trial necks are provided each having a connection element...
US20090005868 Osteogenic prosthesis, associated instrument, and associated method  
A prosthetic implant for securing to bone to form an articulating joint is provided. The implant is prepared by a process which includes the steps of preparing a porous surface on a component to...
US20090204213 METALLIC IMPLANTS  
Disclosed is a method of preparing a medical implant. The biocompatible metal surface of the implant is subjected to electrochemical etching in an electrolyte solution to which a current has been...
US20100063589 WEAR-REDUCING GEOMETRY OF ARTICULATIONS IN TOTAL JOINT REPLACEMENTS  
The invention reduces wear in total joint articulations by modifications of the shape of either component of the kinematic pair, so as to result in an annular surface contact between the two...
US20080109081 Joint Arthroplasty Devices Having Articulating Members  
Articulating devices for replacing damaged or degenerated weight bearing joints are provided. The devices may have two or more surfaces that articulate against one another that are coated or fully...
US20110224798 Hip replacement process  
In a human hip replacement process, the steps include providing a selected size generally longitudinally extending stem and laterally angled neck, the stem received endwise into a recess in an...
US20090157192 Replacement joint  
A replacement joint for a human body and a method of installing such a replacement joint is provided. A ball portion of the replacement joint is installed on an end of a first bone. A receptacle...
US20100174372 PLASTIC IMPLANT IMPREGNATED WITH A DEGRADATION PROTECTOR  
A plastic implant device for a mammal that contains a rare earth metal compound tracer and a method for detecting degradation such as wear of the implanted device are disclosed. The tracer can...
US20100087929 SHAPED PART OF AN ULTRA HIGH MOLECULAR WEIGHT POLYETHYLENE  
Shaped parts of ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) are made by a process comprising melt processing, wherein a) the UHMWPE has a weight average molecular weight (Mw) of at least...
US20050131546 Replacement ligamentum teres femoris  
A hip joint prosthesis including a replacement ligamentum teres femoris. The replacement ligamentum teres femoris may be attached to a replacement (or natural) femoral head and/or to a replacement...
US20100191344 Set for Producing a Resurfacing Hip Implant  
Described here is a set for the construction of a resurfacing hip implant. It comprises a thin metal cup for cemented insertion into the natural acetabulum, a thin metal cap for cemented placement...
US20100174377 RETICULATED PARTICLE POROUS COATING FOR MEDICAL IMPLANT USE  
A composition, a medical implant constructed from the composition, and a method of making the composition are described. The composition comprises a porous-coated substrate, the porous coating...
US20120109328 Acetabular Labrum Implant  
A labrum implant can include a body portion and an attachment member. The body portion can be formed of a biocompatible flexible polymer and can include a base, an opposed upper end opposite the...
US20100228354 Hip prosthesis with monoblock ceramic acetabular cup  
An improved hip prosthesis includes an acetabular cup bearing component constructed from a relatively hard and high strength ceramic material for articulation with a ball-shaped femoral head...
US20150209472 COLLAGEN PERMEATED MEDICAL IMPLANTS  
The invention herein relates to the field of attaching and securing manmade material onto or into bone in correcting bone defects by implanting stress-bearing bone replacements. In particular, the...
US20090192625 HIP JOINT PROSTHESIS  
A hip joint prosthesis includes connection means for securing the hip joint prosthesis to a securing device and to an artificial leg, and a control unit for controlling an extension movement in...
US20140088721 ARTIFICIAL JOINT COMPONENTS INCLUDING INTEGRAL MAGNETIC FIELDS CONFIGURED TO DEFLECT WEAR DEBRIS PARTICLES  
Prosthetic artificial joints are described, including hip, knee and shoulder joints. In some embodiments, an artificial joint prosthesis includes: a bone-facing surface of a artificial joint...
US20100217400 PROSTHETIC DEVICE, METHOD OF PLANNING BONE REMOVAL FOR IMPLANTATION OF PROSTHETIC DEVICE, AND ROBOTIC SYSTEM  
A prosthetic device, method for planning bone removal, and a robotic system for implantation of a prosthetic device in bone are disclosed. The prosthetic device can include a body portion for...
US20130261760 METHOD FOR PLANNING POSITIONING OF A BALL JOINT PROSTHESIS  
The present invention relates to a method for planning the positioning of a ball joint prosthesis, in particular a hip joint prosthesis, wherein the prosthesis includes a stem and a cup and the...

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