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1. (WO2013119779) JOINT AUGMENTATION IMPLANT AND APPLICATIONS THEREOF
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Pub. No.:    WO/2013/119779    International Application No.:    PCT/US2013/025100
Publication Date: 15.08.2013 International Filing Date: 07.02.2013
IPC:
A61F 2/30 (2006.01)
Applicants: SOFTJOINT CORPORATION [US/US]; 1379B Moanalualani Place Honolulu, Hawaii 96819 (US)
Inventors: FRAUENS, John, T.; (US).
LEOPOLD, Phillip, M.; (US).
HARGENS, Tanner; (US)
Agent: Seager, Glenn, M.; Seager Tufte Wickhem 1221 Nicollet Avenue, Suite 800 Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403 (US)
Priority Data:
61/597,402 10.02.2012 US
13/760,161 06.02.2013 US
Title (EN) JOINT AUGMENTATION IMPLANT AND APPLICATIONS THEREOF
(FR) IMPLANT DE COMPLÉMENT D'ARTICULATION ET SES APPLICATIONS
Abstract: front page image
(EN)The disclosure relates to a joint augmentation implant in the form of an elastomeric polymer cap (40) for the ball portion of a ball and socket joint such as a hip or shoulder. The cap is adapted to swell in the presence of synovial fluid and to supplement or replace native cartilage. The disclosure also relates to methods of use of the joint augmentation implant.
(FR)L'invention concerne un implant de complément d'articulation sous la forme d'un capuchon polymère élastomère (40) pour la partie tête d'une articulation sphéroïde, telle qu'une hanche ou une épaule. Le capuchon est conçu pour gonfler en présence de liquide synovial et pour compléter ou remplacer un cartilage natif. L'invention concerne également des procédés d'utilisation de l'implant de complément d'articulation.
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African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AL, 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, RS, 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)