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1. (WO1998025550) COMPLETE KNEE JOINT PROSTHESIS
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Pub. No.: WO/1998/025550 International Application No.: PCT/FR1996/001962
Publication Date: 18.06.1998 International Filing Date: 09.12.1996
Chapter 2 Demand Filed: 07.07.1998
IPC:
A61F 2/38 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
F
FILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, E.G. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
2
Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; Appliances for connecting them with the body; Devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents
02
Prostheses implantable into the body
30
Joints
38
for elbows or knees
Applicants:
GROUPE CONTRÔLE DEDIENNE GCD S.A. [FR/FR]; 138 avenue du Général De Gaulle F-92140 Clamart, FR (AllExceptUS)
AFRIAT, Jacques [FR/FR]; FR
AUDOUY, Henri [FR/FR]; FR (UsOnly)
NOTTEBAERT, Marc [FR/FR]; FR (UsOnly)
Inventors:
AFRIAT, Jacques; FR
AUDOUY, Henri; FR
NOTTEBAERT, Marc; FR
Agent:
CABINET GERMAIN & MAUREAU; Boîte postale 6153 F-69466 Lyon Cedex 06, FR
Priority Data:
Title (EN) COMPLETE KNEE JOINT PROSTHESIS
(FR) PROTHESE TOTALE D'ARTICULATION DU GENOU
Abstract:
(EN) The disclosed invention comprises a femoral element (1) with prosthetic condyles (5) shaped in the arc of a circle at the rear (5a); the femoral element (1) comprises a cylindrical convex wall (9) positioned between said condyles (5) and having an axis aligned with that of the circle in which the rear sections (5a) of the condyles (5) lie. The center section (3) is comprised of glenoid cavities (25), of which the rear sections (25a) are shaped in the arc of a circle, and a corresponding arc-shaped concave bearing surface (31). The tibial element (2) comprises a cylindrical protruding pin (20), which fits into a cavity (35) comprised in the center section (3); the pin can rotate in multiple directions.
(FR) Selon l'invention: les condyles prothétiques (5) de l'élément fémoral (1) ont une courbure en arc de cercle au niveau de leur partie postérieure (5a), et l'élément fémoral (1) présente, entre ces condyles (5), une paroi cylindrique convexe (9) ayant un axe confondu avec l'axe du cercle dans lequel sont inscrites les parties postérieures (5a) des condyles (5); les cavités glénoïdes (25) du plateau intermédiaire (3) présentent des parties postérieures (25a) en arc de cercle et une portée concave (31) en arc de cercle correspondantes, et l'élément tibial (2) présente un pion cylindrique (20) et le plateau intermédiaire (3) comprend une cavité (35) recevant ce pion (20) avec possibilité de débattement multidirectionnel.
Designated States: AT, AU, DK, FI, GB, JP, LU, NO, SE, US
Publication Language: French (FR)
Filing Language: French (FR)
Also published as:
US6203576JP2001505791 AU1997011784