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An improved knee prosthesis includes a ceramic tibial component for articulation with natural or prosthetic (re-surfaced) femoral surfaces. The ceramic tibial component is provided in the form of a ceramic monoblock adapted for fixation relative to the patient's tibial bone, or alternately in the form of a ceramic bearing insert component carried by a tibial baseplate member which is adapted in turn for fixation relative to tibial bone. In either form, the ceramic tibial component includes at least one upwardly concave articulation surface for movable bearing engagement by a generally convex or condylar shaped femoral articulation surface. The ceramic tibial component provides improved wear characteristics with extended service life.

Title
Knee prosthesis with ceramic tibial component
Application Number
11/223376
Publication Number
7776085 (B2)
Application Date
September 8, 2005
Publication Date
August 17, 2010
Inventor
Aaron A Hofmann
Salt Lake City
UT, US
Ramaswamy Lakshminarayanan
Salt Lake City
UT, US
Ashok C Khandkar
Salt Lake City
UT, US
John P Bernero
Round Rock
TX, US
Agent
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo P C
Assignee
Amedica Corporation
UT, US
IPC
A61F 2/24
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