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1. (WO2013148434) MOBILE BEARING HIP ASSEMBLY HAVING DECOUPLED MOTION ALONG MULTIPLE AXES

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/148434    International Application No.:    PCT/US2013/033117
Publication Date: Fri Oct 04 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Thu Mar 21 00:59:59 CET 2013
IPC: A61F 2/32
A61F 2/30
Applicants: DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, LLC
Inventors: WHITAKER, Dustin R.
RENDER, Todd D.
DRESSLER, Matthew R.
Title: MOBILE BEARING HIP ASSEMBLY HAVING DECOUPLED MOTION ALONG MULTIPLE AXES
Abstract:
An acetabular hip implant includes an acetabular shell component, a first insert secured to the acetabular shell component, a second insert secured to the first insert, and a femoral head configured to be secured to the second insert. The first insert is permitted to rotate relative to the acetabular shell about a first axis, the second insert is permitted to rotate relative to the first insert about a second axis, and the femoral head is permitted to rotate relative to the second insert about a third axis.