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Pub. No.:    WO/2015/118287    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2014/053634
Publication Date: 13.08.2015 International Filing Date: 08.12.2014
A61F 2/38 (2006.01), A61F 2/30 (2006.01)
Applicants: BIOMET UK LIMITED [GB/GB]; Waterton Industrial Estate Bridgend South Wales CF31 3XA (GB).
MURRAY, David Wycliffe [GB/GB]; (GB).
DODD, Christopher Alexander Ferrier [GB/GB]; (GB).
O'CONNOR, John Joseph [GB/GB]; (GB)
Inventors: MURRAY, David Wycliffe; (GB).
DODD, Christopher Alexander Ferrier; (GB).
O'CONNOR, John Joseph; (GB).
KHAN, Mohammed Imran; (GB).
LLOYD, Russell; (GB)
Agent: GILES, Ashley Simon; Haseltine Lake LLP 5th Floor, Lincoln House 300 High Holborn London WC1V 7JH (GB)
Priority Data:
1401991.3 05.02.2014 GB
Abstract: front page image
(EN)A bearing for a total or partial joint replacement prosthesis: the bearing having a body and a reinforcing element which strengthens the bearing and which forms an attachment member, and/or the bearing being formed at least partially from polymeric or composite material the bearing comprising a lower modulus portion and a higher modulus portion, one portion of the bearing being at least partially encased by the other portion of the bearing. Also provided is a method for of forming the bearing, and a total or partial joint replacement prosthesis comprising the hearing.
(FR)La présente invention concerne un palier pour une prothèse de remplacement d'articulation partiel ou total : le palier ayant un corps et un élément de renfort qui renforce le palier et qui forme un élément de fixation et/ou le palier étant formé au moins partiellement à partir de matériau polymère ou composite, le palier comprenant une partie à plus faible module et une partie à module plus élevé, une partie du palier étant au moins partiellement enveloppée par l'autre partie du palier. L'invention concerne également un procédé permettant de former le palier et une prothèse de remplacement d'articulation partiel ou total comprenant le palier.
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African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, ST, 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, KM, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)