Hip joint endoprosthesis having a sleeve from a biocompatible plastic
The invention relates to a hip joint endoprosthesis which comprises a femoral component (1). Said femoral component comprises a shank (2) anchored in the medullary cavity of a thigh bone and a neck portion (3) configured thereon having a hip shank cone (4) for receiving a ceramic joint ball (5). A sleeve (6) is interposed between the hip shank cone (4) and an inner wall (7) of the joint ball (5). Said sleeve (6) is produced from a biocompatible plastic.
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Publication date: 02-21-2007
Applicant: MATHYS AG BETTLACH (CH)
Inventor: COTTING ANTON (CH); SALOMON DIRK (DE); GLIEN WILFRIED (DE); OBERBACH THOMAS (DE)
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