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1. (WO2003051237) PROSTHETIC LIGAMENT
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Pub. No.: WO/2003/051237 International Application No.: PCT/US2002/039403
Publication Date: 26.06.2003 International Filing Date: 11.12.2002
Chapter 2 Demand Filed: 26.06.2003
IPC:
A61F 2/08 (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
08
Muscles; Tendons; Ligaments
Applicants:
CELANESE ADVANCED MATERIALS, INC. [US/US]; 2300 Archdale Drive Charlotte, NC 28210, US
CORTLAND CABLE COMPANY, INC. [US/US]; 44 River Street Cortland, NY 13045, US
Inventors:
KNUDSEN, Robert, B.; US
NYE, Richard, E.; US
Agent:
HAMER, Robert, H., III; 3121 Springbank Lane Suite I Charlotte, NC 28226, US
Priority Data:
10/017,94514.12.2001US
Title (EN) PROSTHETIC LIGAMENT
(FR) PROTHESE LIGAMENTAIRE
Abstract:
(EN) A prosthetic ligament (20) includes a cord (22) of thermotropic liquid crystal filaments. The cord preferably comprises multi−filament thermotropic liquid crystal filaments. The cord has an eye (26) spliced at each of its ends.
(FR) L'invention a trait à une prothèse ligamentaire (20) comprenant un cordon (22) de filaments de cristaux liquides thermotropes. Le cordon comporte de préférence des filaments de cristaux liquides thermotropes multifilaments. Le cordon possède un oeil (26) épissé à chacune de ses extrémités.
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Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DZ, EC, EE, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, MA, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MZ, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PH, PL, PT, RO, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, UZ, VC, VN, YU, ZA, ZM, ZW
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE, SI, SK, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)
Also published as:
EP1453438JP2005512635CA2465784AU2002357123