A method of shaping an endoprosthesis.

Johannes Franciscus Adrianus Maria Ypma (Inventor), Hendrik Willem Jan Huiskes (Inventor), Pierre Joseph Theodoor Marie Jaspers (Inventor)

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A prosthesis having stresses acting on the interface between prosthesis and bone is designed by a computerized method in which the shape of the prosthesis is iteratively changed. A femoral head prosthesis is positioned in a bone by means of positioning elements, after which acrylic cement is inserted into the bone.

Original languageEnglish
Patent numberEP0315283
IPCA61F 2/ 46 A I
Priority date3/11/87
Publication statusPublished - 10 May 1989

Bibliographical note

Patent EP0315283(B1) 1994-05-18 ; EP0584892 1994-03-30 ; US5314494 1994-05-24 ; US5041141 1991-08-20


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