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1. (WO2007007284) COMPOSITE BIOMIMETIC TOTAL INTERVERTEBRAL DISC PROSTHESIS
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Pub. No.: WO/2007/007284 International Application No.: PCT/IB2006/052365
Publication Date: 18.01.2007 International Filing Date: 12.07.2006
IPC:
A61L 27/44 (2006.01) ,A61F 2/44 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
L
METHODS OR APPARATUS FOR STERILISING MATERIALS OR OBJECTS IN GENERAL; DISINFECTION, STERILISATION, OR DEODORISATION OF AIR; CHEMICAL ASPECTS OF BANDAGES, DRESSINGS, ABSORBENT PADS, OR SURGICAL ARTICLES; MATERIALS FOR BANDAGES, DRESSINGS, ABSORBENT PADS, OR SURGICAL ARTICLES
27
Materials for prostheses or for coating prostheses
40
Composite materials, i.e. layered or containing one material dispersed in a matrix of the same or different material
44
having a macromolecular matrix
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
44
for the spine, e.g. vertebrae, spinal discs
Applicants:
CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE [IT/IT]; Piazzale Aldo Moro 7 I-00185 Roma, IT (AllExceptUS)
AMBROSIO, Luigi [IT/IT]; IT (UsOnly)
CAUSA, Filippo [IT/IT]; IT (UsOnly)
DE SANTIS, Roberto [IT/IT]; IT (UsOnly)
NICOLAIS, Luigi [IT/IT]; IT (UsOnly)
Inventors:
AMBROSIO, Luigi; IT
CAUSA, Filippo; IT
DE SANTIS, Roberto; IT
NICOLAIS, Luigi; IT
Agent:
VANZINI, Christian; Corso Emilia 8 I-10152 Torino, IT
Priority Data:
TO2005A00048113.07.2005IT
Title (EN) COMPOSITE BIOMIMETIC TOTAL INTERVERTEBRAL DISC PROSTHESIS
(FR) PROTHESE DE DISQUE INTERVERTEBRAL TOTALE BIOMIMETIQUE COMPOSITE
Abstract:
(EN) A disc prosthesis, suitable for replacing an intervertebral disc, comprises a pair of endplates (11, 21) , and an intermediate body (31) , interposed or suitable for being interposed between the endplates. The intermediate body- comprises a nucleus (32) made of hydrogel, around which is wound a peripheral structure (35) made of fibre-reinforced hydrogel .
(FR) L'invention concerne une prothèse de disque, appropriée pour remplacer un disque intervertébral, comprenant une paire de plaques d'extrémité (11, 21), et un corps intermédiaire (31), intercalé ou approprié pour être intercalé entre les plaques d'extrémité. Le corps intermédiaire comprend un noyau (32) constitué d'hydrogel, autour duquel est enroulée une structure périphérique (35) constituée d'hydrogel renforcé par des fibres.
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African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
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Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: Italian (IT)