05147402 is referenced by 162 patents and cites 6 patents.

An implant for ingrowth of osseous tissue is constructed of a hollow skeletal three-dimensional support member having a plurality of openings for the ingrowth of osseous tissue into an interior cavity. The surfaces of the beams defining the openings may also be roughened to promote the fusion of tissue.

Title
Implant for ingrowth of osseous tissue
Application Number
7/784896
Publication Number
5147402
Application Date
October 30, 1991
Publication Date
September 15, 1992
Inventor
Rudolf Koch
Berlingen
CH
Nikolaus Bohler
Linz
AT
Agent
Kenyon & Kenyon
Assignee
Sulzer Brothers
CH
IPC
A61B 17/58
A61B 17/56
A61F 2/28
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