0841041-A2 is referenced by 18 patents and cites 11 patents.

A joint prosthesis, such as an artificial hip joint, comprises a first component and a second component, the articulating surfaces of the two components being formed from a cobalt chromium alloy. The alloy of one of the articulating surfaces has less than 0.1% carbon by weight, while the other comprises at least 0.18% carbon by weight.

Title
Hip joint prosthesis
Application Number
EP19970309050 19971111
Publication Number
0841041 (A2)
Application Date
November 11, 1997
Publication Date
May 13, 1998
Inventor
Schmidt Mary Elizabeth
US
Farrar Richard
GB
Assignee
Johnson & Johnson Medical
GB
IPC
A61L 27/00
A61F 02/34
A61F 02/32
A61L 27/00
A61F 02/36
A61F 02/32
A61L 27/04
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A61F 02/34
A61F 02/32
A61L 27/00
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