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1. (WO2017150537) ANTIBACTERIAL APPARATUS FOR IN-VIVO IMPLANTATION

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/150537    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2017/007813
Publication Date: Sat Sep 09 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Wed Mar 01 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A61F 2/28
A61L 27/00
Applicants: MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK, CO., LTD.
メドトロニックソファモアダネック株式会社
Inventors: SUGINO, Atsushi
杉野 篤史
FUKUZAKI, Satoshi
福▲崎▼ 智司
Title: ANTIBACTERIAL APPARATUS FOR IN-VIVO IMPLANTATION
Abstract:
Provided is an antibacterial apparatus for in-vivo implantation comprising a rod (2), which includes a second member, and a ring (3), which includes a first member fitting to at least a portion of the periphery of the rod (2), said antibacterial apparatus being characterized in that at least the surface of the first member includes an antibacterial metal, at least the surface of the second member is nobler than the first member, an electric circuit is formed between the first member and the second member when the antibacterial apparatus is used by being implanted in vivo, ions of the antibacterial metal are eluted from the first member in the presence of an electrolyte, and the surface and/or periphery of the first member is antibacterial.