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1. (WO2010019788) DRUG DELIVERY IMPLANTS
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Pub. No.: WO/2010/019788 International Application No.: PCT/US2009/053735
Publication Date: 18.02.2010 International Filing Date: 13.08.2009
IPC:
A61B 17/58 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17
Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
56
Surgical instruments or methods for treatment of bones or joints; Devices specially adapted therefor
58
for osteosynthesis, e.g. bone plates, screws or the like
Applicants:
SMED-TA/TD. LLC [US/US]; 5865 East State Road 14 Columbia City, IN 46725, US (AllExceptUS)
NEBOSKY, Paul, S. [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
ZIMMERMAN, Sarah, L. [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
STALCUP, Gregory, C. [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
Inventors:
NEBOSKY, Paul, S.; US
ZIMMERMAN, Sarah, L.; US
STALCUP, Gregory, C.; US
Agent:
TAYLOR, Todd T.; Taylor & Aust, P.C. 142 S. Main St. P.O. Box 560 Avilla, IN 46710, US
Priority Data:
12/540,76013.08.2009US
61/088,38313.08.2008US
Title (EN) DRUG DELIVERY IMPLANTS
(FR) IMPLANTS D'APPORT DE MÉDICAMENT
Abstract:
(EN) An orthopaedic screw having a plurality of regions, at least one of which may be porous. The orthopaedic screw includes a head, a tip and at least one thread. The porosity of the screw of the present invention can vary within the part or region, including changes in pore shape, size and density. These characteristics can vary along the length of the screw axis and/or radially (from the outer diameter to the axis). The orthopaedic screw may further include at least one solid region formed of any implantable polymer, reinforced polymer or metal.
(FR) La présente invention concerne une vis orthopédique dotée d'une pluralité de régions, au moins l'une desdites régions étant poreuse. Ladite vis orthopédique inclut une tête, une pointe et au moins un fil. La porosité de la vis de la présente invention peut présenter des variations dans ladite partie ou région, lesdites variations incluant des modifications de forme, de taille et de densité de pore. Ces caractéristiques peuvent varier sur la longueur de l'axe de vis et/ou radialement (depuis le diamètre externe jusqu'à l'axe).La vis orthopédique peut en outre inclure au moins une région solide formée de n'importe quel polymère implantable, polymère renforcé ou métal.
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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)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, SM, 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:
EP2339973CA2734254ES2647919