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Invention information


CategoryN - Medicine and biotechnology / Medycyna i biotechnologia

Title of invention
 TOTAL CONSTRICTED ELBOW PROSTHESIS MADE OF SHAPE-MEMORY ALLOY WITH HINGE-LIKE FIXATION AND COUPLING SYSTEM BASED ON SHAPE-MEMORY EFFECT
Invention discription
 The invention relates to a total constricted elbow prosthesis made of biocompatible shape-memory metal materials and polymer materials, the prosthesis being meant to replace the human elbow joint affected as a consequence of accidents or bone and joint diseases. The claimed prosthesis comprises an ulnar component (1) made of CoCr, TiAlV, TiNi alloys or other equivalent alloys, which is fixed in the medullary channel of the ulna and consists of a fixation rod of truncated pyramid shape.
Patent
Patent ApplicationRO131261 (A0) ― 2016-07-29
Date of Patent Application17.03.2016

Owner of the Invention

Name of company / organization / institution / individual
English:University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest
InventorsFirst Name, Last Name, Academic degree
Augustin Semenescu,
Nicolae Dan Batalu,
Mihnea Costoiu,