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1. (WO2018081131) IMPLANT WITH CURVED BONE CONTACTING ELEMENTS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/081131    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/058100
Publication Date: Fri May 04 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Oct 25 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61B 17/70
A61F 2/02
A61F 2/28
A61F 2/30
A61F 2/44
A61F 2/46
Applicants: INSTITUTE FOR MUSCULOSKELETAL SCIENCE AND EDUCATION, LTD.
HAMZEY, Rami
MORRIS, Robert
DUFFIELD, William
MCSHANE, Edward, J.,III.
STAUFFER, Megan, A.
GORDON, Mathew
NYAHAY, Joseph, M.
Inventors: HAMZEY, Rami
MORRIS, Robert
DUFFIELD, William
MCSHANE, Edward, J.,III.
STAUFFER, Megan, A.
GORDON, Mathew
NYAHAY, Joseph, M.
Title: IMPLANT WITH CURVED BONE CONTACTING ELEMENTS
Abstract:
An implant that includes a body and a plurality of arched bone contacting elements is disclosed. The body includes a peripheral structure and three support beams extending in a central region of the peripheral structure. Arched bone contacting elements extend between adjacent beams and between beams and the peripheral structure. The arched bone contacting elements include flared legs. The arched bone contacting elements may be arranged in V-like configurations on the superior and inferior sides.