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US20150182645 Prophylactic Bactericidal Medical Device  
A medical implant system is described for inhibiting infection associated with a joint prosthesis implant. An inventive system includes an implant body made of a biocompatible material which has a...
US20100298950 Bone Implant with a Surface Anchoring Structure  
A bone implant comprises a core 10 having an integral anchoring structure 12 at its surface. The structure 12 comprises an array of upwardly extending mutually spaced pointed claw-like teeth 14...
US20110307072 SUPPORT STRUCTURE IMPLANT FOR A BONE CAVITY  
A support structure implant for location within a bone cavity to support the bone which defines the cavity is formed from interlaced wires which extend from a first end of the structure towards an...
US20140371863 METALLIC STRUCTURES HAVING POROUS REGIONS FROM IMAGED BONE AT PRE-DEFINED ANATOMIC LOCATIONS  
An additively manufactured medical implant, comprising a metallic body having at least one porous surface configured to promote bony on-growth or in-growth of tissue, the porous surface being...
US20120271431 Bioactively Coated Metal Implants and Methods for the Production Thereof  
The invention relates to methods for producing a partial or complete bioactive coating of an iron and/or zinc based metal implant material with calcium phosphates, a bioactively coated iron and/or...
US20140046453 DIFFUSION-HARDENED MEDICAL IMPLANT  
The present invention relates to a new composition and medical implant made therefrom, the composition comprising a thick diffusion hardened zone, and preferably further comprising a ceramic...
US20110320007 DIFFUSION-HARDENED MEDICAL IMPLANT  
The present invention relates to a new composition and medical implant made therefrom, the composition comprising a thick diffusion hardened zone, and preferably further comprising a ceramic...
US20110218645 SURFACE OF TITANIUM- BASED METAL IMPLANTS TO BE INSERTED INTO BONE TISSUE  
The invention defines a surface of a titanium-based metal implant to be inserted into bone tissue, characterised in that it comprises substantially pure titanium oxide and has a thickness of 8-50...
US20110153028 HYBRID POLYMER/METAL PLUG FOR TREATING CHONDRAL DEFECTS  
Osteochondral implants for repair of chondral defects and providing bone fixation through bone ongrowth and/or ingrowth. The implant is provided with a base allowing for bone ongrowth and/or...
US20100198357 PROPHYLACTIC BACTERICIDAL IMPLANT  
A medical implant system is described for inhibiting infection associated with a joint prosthesis implant. An inventive system includes an implant body made of a biocompatible material which has a...
US20110301716 METHOD TO ENHANCE OSTEOBLAST FUNCTIONALITY AND MEASURE ELECTROCHEMICAL PROPERTIES FOR A MEDICAL IMPLANT  
A method to enhance osteoblast functionality of a medical implant. The method may include obtaining the medical implant and treating a surface of the medical implant to modify the surface...
US20110166670 PUFA COVERED IMPLANTS  
A medical or dental implant which contains a metal material selected from the group consisting of titanium or an alloy thereof, wherein at least part of the surface of the metal material is coated...
US20130046393 BONE IMPLANT FOR PATIENT WITH LOW BONE MINERAL DENSITY  
A bone implant for a patient with low bone mineral density is disclosed, which includes a strontium element. The bone implant also can further include a calcium element and a phosphorus element....
US20130046392 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ATTACHING SOFT TISSUE TO AN IMPLANT  
One embodiment of the present invention is directed to compositions and methods for enhancing attachment of soft tissues to a metal prosthetic device. In one embodiment a construct is provided...
US20110015756 SURFACE ALLOYED MEDICAL IMPLANT  
A medical implant is disclosed. The medical implant includes: a first biocompatible metal forming a substrate (210, 310, 410), a second biocompatible metal diffused into the first biocompatible...
US20140050942 BIODEGRADABLE MEDICAL DEVICE HAVING AN ADJUSTABLE DEGRADATION RATE AND METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME  
Disclosed herein are biodegradable medical devices comprising biodegradable materials (e.g., magnesium-calcium alloys) having an adjustable rate of degradation that can be used in various...
US20130211539 NEGATIVE-POSITIVE PRESSURIZABLE IMPLANT  
A pressurizable implant, comprising a body and at least one porous arm extending from and interconnected to the body, the at least one porous arm being configured to accommodate a pressure...
US20150157460 IMPLANTS WITH ROUGHENED SURFACES  
Provided are methods for processing a green body that includes compacted metal powder, comprising impacting the green body with a particulate material for a time and under conditions effective to...
US20150118649 SURFACE TREATMENT METHOD FOR IMPLANT  
The present invention relates to a surface treatment method for an implant, comprising: providing an implant; and forming a ceramic layer on a surface of the implant by atomic layer deposition,...
US20050119760 Body joint replacement titanium implant comprising one or several base bodies  
The invention relates to a body joint replacement titanium implant comprising one or several base bodies. In known titanium implants, there is a risk of loosening due to the anchoring of the...
US20110184529 Implants Comprising Titanium and Carbonate and Methods of Producing Implants  
The invention relates to a substrate comprising a bioactive element and a method to obtain the substrate with the bioactive element. The plate comprising the bioactive element relies upon...
US20120065739 Method of Making Porous Metal Articles  
In one embodiment, the present invention may be a method of making a porous biocompatible metal article by combining a metal powder with a homogenizing aid to form metal granules, including...
US20110282463 TISSUE-BONDABLE MATERIAL FOR MEDICAL USE  
The present invention relates to a medical tissue-binding material, especially a soft tissue-binding material capable of attaching to a soft biological tissue such as a bone reconstruction...
US20150142098 THERMO-MECHANICALLY CONTROLLED IMPLANTS AND METHODS OF USE  
An implant comprises a structure that may be implanted into tissue and that has a first material property at normal body temperature. The first material property is variable at elevated...
US20110151026 BONE TISSUE IMPLANT COMPRISING LITHIUM IONS  
The present invention is based on that local administration of lithium ions in bone tissue has been found to improve the bone formation and bone mass upon implantation of a bone tissue implant in...
US20100179665 IMPLANT, IN PARTICULAR DENTAL IMPLANT  
A metal implant, in particular a dental implant, with a hydrophilic surface for at least partial insertion into a bone, and a method for the production of said implant are described. A...
US20130261765 BONE REPAIR MATERIAL AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME  
A bone repair material being superior in apatite-forming ability and its stability in a storage and high in scratch resistance is disclosed. The material is produced by a method comprising the...
US20110082562 BONE REPAIR MATERIAL AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME  
A bone repair material being superior in apatite-forming ability and its stability in a storage and high in scratch resistance is disclosed. The material is produced by a method comprising the...
US20150165089 BIOACTIVE MATERIAL  
The present invention relates to a bioactive material and to a method of producing a bioactive material which is suitable for use as an implant or for use as a bone substitute for repairing bone.
US20140172116 Method And Apparatus For Pre-Forming A High Tibial Osteotomy  
An osteotomy implant including a porous portion, a solid portion, and a hinge portion. The porous portion includes a first part and a second part that defines a clearance therebetween. A solid...
US20140163691 OSTEOSYNTHESIS IMPLANT  
The invention relates to an osteosynthesis implant (1) for adapting the shape and the working volume of a ribcage with a view to the implantation of an artificial heart in said ribcage,...
US20050234561 Surface treatment for implants  
The present invention provides a wear-resistant titanium alloy orthopedic device. Also provided is a method of forming a wear-resistant titanium alloy orthopedic device by deeply diffusing oxygen...
US20100076571 Minimally-thick orthopedic prosthesis is disclosed which closely matches the end of a bone of a joint after that bone end has been minimally reshaped and resurfaced by an orbital or lineally oscillating orthopedic resurfacing tool in the minimally invasive orthopedic surgical repair or reconstruction of hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, wrist, and other joints  
A minimally-thick orthopedic prosthesis is described which closely matches the end of a bone of a joint after that bone end has been minimally reshaped and resurfaced by an orbital or lineally...
US20110313536 FUNCTIONALIZED TITANIUM IMPLANTS AND RELATED REGENERATIVE MATERIALS  
It is provided a method for functionalizing an implant comprising treating the implant surface thereby causing the surface to be electro-positively charged. The implant has enhanced tissue-implant...
US20140025181 METALLIC STRUCTURES HAVING POROUS REGIONS FROM IMAGED BONE AT PRE-DEFINED ANATOMIC LOCATIONS  
A method of forming an implant having a porous region replicated from scanned bone, the method comprising imaging bone with a high resolution digital scanner to generate a three-dimensional design...
US20130178946 COMPOSITE DEVICE THAT COMBINES POROUS METAL AND BONE STIMULI  
An orthopaedic implant for filling voids in bones, and methods of using the same. The orthopaedic implant comprises an open porous metal component, having pores for promoting bone regeneration,...
US20110125284 Improvements in or Relating to Joints and/or Implants  
A joint part (1) has a porous portion (2) that is defined by a multiplicity of solid regions where material is present and a remaining multiplicity of pore regions where material is absent, the...
US20070068647 Process for producing an implant from a titanium alloy, and corresponding implant  
The invention relates to a process for producing a medical implant from a titanium alloy, by investment-casting the titanium alloy in a casting mold which corresponds to the implant that is to be...
US20120083898 PROSTHESIS COMPONENT WITH ANTIMICROBIALLY COATED SLIDING SURFACE  
In a prosthesis component of a joint endoprosthesis, the prosthesis component comprises a sliding surface that is designed to form a sliding joint with a counter sliding surface of another...
US20050071016 Medical metal implants that can be decomposed by corrosion  
An in vivo, decomposable medical implant is provided and comprises a metal material that contains, as a main alloying constituent, tungsten or a metal from the group rhenium, osmium, and...
US20090187255 CERAMIC METAL COMPOSITE FOR ORTHOPAEDIC IMPLANTS  
The invention relates to an orthopedic implant made of a ceramic metal composite. The composite (28, 48, 54) includes one phase that is a biocompatible metal or metal alloy and a second phase of...
US20120035739 DESIGNED SURFACES FOR USE IN MEDICAL IMPLANTS OR INSTRUMENTS  
A medical implant device or component thereof comprising a metal substrate and a coating layer structure provided on the substrate. The coating layer structure comprises an outermost layer of a...
US20080275568 Biomedical Member and Method for Producing the Same  
A biomedical member having high strength, high toughness and high hardness and an artificial joint that uses the same are provided. In addition, a biomedical member that exhibits high wear...
US20070083269 Method of producing endosseous implants or medical prostheses by means of ion implantation and endosseous implant or medical prosthesis thus obtained  
The invention relates to a method of producing medical prostheses or implants having a surface microroughness and/or an induced oxide layer, comprising a treatment involving the ionic implantation...
US20060074491 Boronized medical implants and process for producing the same  
The invention provides metallic medical implants or medical implant parts having a bearing surface comprising a boronized metal layer. The invention further provides a process for producing a...
US20100185299 Bone Implant, and Set for the Production of Bone Implants  
The invention relates to bone implants and sets for producing bone implants. Said bone implants are made from pasty or cementitious preparations which are introduced into open-cell metal...
US20100211182 Thermally Sprayed Surface Layer As Well As An Orthopedic Implant  
The invention relates to a thermally sprayed surface layer of titanium (21) on a non-metal substrate (3) of an orthopedic implant (1). In accordance with the invention, the thermally sprayed...
US20100268227 Methods and Devices for Bone Attachment  
Methods and devices directed to attaching a bone to an implant are disclosed. Some aspects are directed to a modified substrate, such as a mineralized collagenous scaffold, that can be part of an...
US20060041182 Magnetically-controllable delivery system for therapeutic agents  
A magnetic delivery system for delivering a magnetizable particle to a location in a body, the device includes a magnetizable object implanted in the body, wherein the magnetizable object includes...
US20060191610 Surface preparation of an implant  
A process of forming a prosthetic implant component, such as the femoral component of a knee replacement prosthesis. The process comprises the steps of: (i) forming a prosthetic component having a...

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