04285070 is referenced by 49 patents and cites 11 patents.

A patella prosthesis having a plurality of bearing surfaces designed to provide low-friction interaction throughout the entire range of leg extension and flexure with a metal condylar replacement prosthesis is disclosed. The prosthesis provides a combination of a reinforced patella surface and a femoral prosthetic surface having both a prolonged anterior flange and a central opening for the passage of the cruciate ligaments.

Title
Prosthetic device
Application Number
912075
Publication Number
4285070
Application Date
June 18, 1980
Publication Date
August 25, 1981
Inventor
Robert G Averill
Ringwood
NJ, US
Agent
Edward T Okubo
Donald M Sell
Cruzan Alexander
Assignee
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
MN, US
IPC
A61F 1/03
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