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1. (WO2018178313) SURGICAL IMPLANTS COMPRISING GRADED POROUS STRUCTURES

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/178313    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/058245
Publication Date: Fri Oct 05 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Mar 30 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: A61F 2/30
A61F 2/34
Applicants: VITO NV
Inventors: MULLENS, Steven
PROTASOVA, Lidia
DANACI, Simge
VANGENEUGDEN, Dirk
Title: SURGICAL IMPLANTS COMPRISING GRADED POROUS STRUCTURES
Abstract:
A surgical implant (10), comprising a porous structure (11) with interconnected pores (20) for ingrowth of bone into the porous structure. The porous structure comprises an arrangement of fibres (13, 14) which are attached to one another, the fibres being arranged in layers (151, 152, 153), the layers being stacked. The porous structure comprises a surface (111), wherein the surface comprises different regions (112, 113) having different porosities. A method of making the above surgical implant is described.