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An implantable carbon composite finger joint prosthesis having first and second members rotatably attached forming a single axis joint. The joint has a core which includes a three directionally woven high density carbon-carbon composite for strength, and a base for supporting stems which includes a porous vitreous carbon to promote bony tissue ingrowth, and the coacting joint surfaces include carbide which is wear resistant and will not support fibrous tissue.

Title
Finger joint prosthesis
Application Number
7/713892
Publication Number
5133761
Application Date
June 12, 1991
Publication Date
July 28, 1992
Inventor
Thomas A Krouskop
Stafford
TX, US
Agent
Fulbright & Jaworski
Assignee
Research Development Foundation
NV, US
IPC
A61F 2/42
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