The prosthesis (10) has a meniscal component (16) movably supported between a tibial component (14) and a femoral component (12). A connecting device (18) connects the tibial component with the femoral component in an articulated manner. The connecting device defines a connection position in which the tibial component and the femoral component are undetachably connected with each other. A bearing sleeve (98) is made of a plastic such as Polyether ether ketone, and the meniscal component is made of polyethylene.
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Published patent application
Disclosure date: 10-02-2007
Publication date: 08-04-2010
Applicant: AESCULAP WERKE AG, DE
Inventor: REICH JAN, DE ; KEMPF HARRY, DE ; GRUPP THOMAS, DE ; MIEHLKE ROLF K, DE ; GIUREA ALEXANDER, AT
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