3879767 is referenced by 170 patents and cites 5 patents.

An article for the relief of pain and restricted movement of joints resulting from arthritic disease or trauma comprising a relatively thick contoured or cup-like member with a curved smooth surface provided by a layer of biocompatible elastomer and the opposite surface covered by a biocompatible tissue-ingrowth receptive material. The prosthesis is so shaped to enable it to cover and become firmly attached to the articulating surface of a bone in a joint.

Title
Prosthesis for articulating body structures
Application Number
05/441,350
Publication Number
3879767
Application Date
February 11, 1974
Publication Date
April 29, 1975
Inventor
Stubstad James A
Agent
Owen Wickersham & Erickson
Assignee
Cutter Laboratories
IPC
A61f 01/24
A61F 02/40
A61F 02/42
A61F 02/30
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