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John T Scales, Michael J Wilkinson: Antimicrobial surgical implants. National Research Development Corporation, Cushman Darby & Cushman, October 16, 1984: US04476590 (129 worldwide citation)

Surgical implants, especially endoprosthetic orthopaedic implants and sutures, are rendered antimicrobial by the presence of a bioerodible metallic silver component, especially a surface coating, which provides in vivo a sustained release of silver ions in a concentration sufficient to provide a loc ...


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John T Scales, Michael J Wilkinson: Antimicrobial surgical implants. National Research Development, Cushman Darby & Cushman, October 7, 1986: US04615705 (83 worldwide citation)

Surgical implants, especially endoprosthetic orthopaedic implants and sutures, are rendered antimicrobial by the presence of a bioerodible metallic silver component, especially a surface coating, which provides in vivo a sustained release of silver ions in a concentration sufficient to provide a loc ...


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Antimicrobial surgical implants. Nat Res Dev, October 14, 1981: GB2073024-A (18 worldwide citation)

Surgical implants, especially endoprosthetic orthopaedic implants and sutures, are rendered antimicrobial by the presence of a bioerodible metallic silver component, especially a surface coating, which provides in vivo a sustained release of silver ions in a concentration sufficient to provide a loc ...


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Antimicrobial surgical implants. October 1, 1981: WO/1981/002667

Surgical implants, especially endoprosthetic orthopaedic implants and sutures, are rendered antimicrobial by the presence of a bioerodible metallic silver component, especially a surface coating, which provides in vivo a sustained release of silver ions in a concentration sufficient to provide a loc ...


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Scales John Tracey, Wilkinson Michael John: Antimicrobial surgical implants.. Nat Res Dev, March 31, 1982: EP0048246-A1

PCT No. PCT/GB81/00058 Sec. 371 Date Nov. 23, 1981 Sec. 102(e) Date Nov. 23, 1981 PCT Filed Mar. 26, 1981 PCT Pub. No. WO81/02667 PCT Pub. Date Oct. 1, 1981.Surgical implants, especially endoprosthetic orthopaedic implants and sutures, are rendered antimicrobial by the presence of a bioerodible meta ...


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Anti-Microbial Implant. DePuy Synthes Products, November 8, 2018: US20180317968-A1

Non-load-bearing, drug-eluting components, such as a rod cover, that can be added to load bearing spinal implants.