Accession Number : ADD003418
Title : Ceramic Prosthetic Implant Suitable for a Knee Joint Plateau.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Klawitter,Jerome J ; Bhatti,Nazir A
Report Date : 04 Jan 1977
Pagination or Media Count : 5
Abstract : The invention is a ceramic prosthesis of high aluminum oxide suitable for the tibial plateau of a knee joint with the superior (upper) portion of the prosthesis being of a high density AL2O3 having a very low porosity and the inferior (lower) portion being of high density AL2O3 having a high degree of porosity capable of accepting bone growth.
Descriptors : *Prosthetic devices, *Patents, Surgical implantation, Aluminum oxides, Implantation, Knee(Anatomy), Bones, Ceramic materials
Subject Categories : Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE