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A synovial prosthetic member includes a body having an articulating surface and an anchor surface, the articulating surface being configured for articulation with another articulating surface of a synovial joint, the anchor surface being configured for cementing to bone, the body being composed of ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE), the anchor surface having been subjected to treatment by either ion implantation, ion beam assisted deposition, or sputter deposition.

Title
Arthroplasty process for securely anchoring prostheses to bone, and arthroplasty products therefor
Application Number
375942
Publication Number
6051751
Application Date
September 16, 1997
Publication Date
April 18, 2000
Inventor
Raymond J Bricault Jr
West Boylston
MA, US
Piran Sioshansi
Lincoln
MA, US
Agent
Scott D Nutter McClennen & Fish Rothenberger
Thomas J Engellenner
Assignee
Spire Corporation
MA, US
IPC
A61F 2/38
A61F 2/36
A61F 2/28
A61F 2/30
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