Patient-Specific Hip Joint Devices

  • US 20140052270A1
  • Filed: 10/28/2013
  • Published: 02/20/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/27/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An implant for a femoral head, the implant comprising a shell implantable on a femoral head of the patient and configured preoperatively to correct a defect of the femoral head, the shell having a patient-specific first surface for articulation with the patient'"'"'s acetabulum and a patient-specific periphery mateable with a periphery of the defect, such that the first surface of the shell is continuous to a remaining healthy surface of the femoral head and the shell replaces and corrects the defect.

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