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Jack E Parr, Robert L Fuson: Prosthetic ligament connection assembly. Zimmer, Paul D Schoenle, May 17, 1988: US04744793 (247 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic ligament connection assembly includes a plug adapted to fit within an opening in a bone so that the prosthetic ligament in the opening will be secured to the bone via a uniform interface therebetween.


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Bernard F Grisoni, Steve Gitelis, Timothy L Harrison, Jack E Parr, Ben R Shappley: Implantable bioresorbable string of calcium sulfate beads. Wright Medical Technology, Walker McKenzie & Walker P C, May 26, 1998: US05756127 (210 worldwide citation)

A bioresorbable string of implantable beads in which the beads consist essentially of calcium sulfate and a quantity of a drug suitable for treating tissue disorders, and in which both the beads and the line that joins the beads together are bioresorbable.


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Jack E Parr, Roy D Crowninshield, Thirumalai N C Devanathan, Helen Chu: Orthopaedic implant device. Zimmer, Todd A Dawson, August 22, 1995: US05443512 (147 worldwide citation)

An orthopaedic implant device is formed from, or defined by, a combination of different materials. These devices include a body metal component and a porous metal surface layer for intimate contact with bone and a polymer in the form of a casing that includes adhesive characteristics for attachment ...


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Edward L Lewis, Jack E Parr, Mark A Fox, Robert L Fuson: Prosthetic device with spacers. Zimmer, Margaret L Geringer, January 28, 1986: US04566138 (146 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic device adapted to be secured to a supporting bone by a thickness of acrylic bone cement. The prosthetic device has an outer surface which includes a plurality of spacers projecting therefrom. The spacers are made of an acrylic material, such as polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA), and are ad ...


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H Ravindranath Shetty, Mark A Heldreth, Jack E Parr: Titanium porous surface bonded to a cobalt-based alloy substrate in an orthopaedic implant device. Zimmer, Margaret L Geringer, March 30, 1993: US05198308 (72 worldwide citation)

A femoral component of a knee prosthesis, including a cobalt-based alloy substrate and a titanium fiber metal pad bonded thereto by means of an interlayer of a cobalt-based alloy including nickel. More specifically, a method of bonding a titanium porous surface to a cobalt-based alloy in an orthopae ...


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H Ravindranath Shetty, Mark A Heldreth, Jack E Parr: Method of bonding titanium to a cobalt-based alloy substrate in an orthophedic implant device. Zimmer, Margaret L Geringer, June 28, 1994: US05323954 (63 worldwide citation)

A femoral component of a knee prosthesis, including a cobalt-based alloy substrate and a titanium fiber metal pad bonded thereto by means of an interlayer of a cobalt-based alloy including nickel. More specifically, a method of bonding a titanium porous surface to a cobalt-based alloy in an orthopae ...


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Phillip J Andersen, Jack E Parr: Implant and method for production thereof. Zimmer, Paul David Schoenle, September 5, 1989: US04863475 (62 worldwide citation)

An implantable prosthesis including a base member, such as the stem of a hip joint prosthesis, having a porous region on its surface, and the region of porosity being coated with a bioabsorbable material, such as .alpha.-tricalcium phosphate, which enhances permanent bone ingrowth into the region. A ...


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Leda C Hewka, Perry A Geremakis, Mark B Lester, Jack E Parr: Prosthetic implant with spacers having tapered trailing edges. Zimmer, Todd A Dawson, May 26, 1992: US05116380 (57 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic implant for insertion into a cement filled intramedullary canal including a plurality of spacers formed from PMMA. The spacers include a body having a frontal portion and a trailing portion. The body of the spacers narrowing with distance from said frontal portion toward said trailing p ...


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Roy D Crowninshield, Thirumalai N C Devanathan, Howard C Price, Abner K Wang, Jack E Parr: Bone implant. Zimmer, Paul David Schoenle, June 15, 1993: US05219363 (57 worldwide citation)

A bone implant includes a nonmetallic core and a metallic porous surface secured to the nonmetallic core. The nonmetallic core is designed to closely approximate the modulus of elasticity for bone and the metallic porous surface is intimately engaged with bone to enhance bone growth into the metalli ...


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Gene M Farling, Jack E Parr, Arden R Zolman: Method for constructing a surgical implant. Zimmer, Paul David Schoenle, April 28, 1987: US04660755 (46 worldwide citation)

A method for constructing a surgical implant provides a porous layer that is metallurgically bonded to a substrate. An electrode passes current through the porous layer and through the substrate while also controlling the compaction of the porous layer relative to the substrate.