ORTHOPEDIC BIOABSORBABLE IMPLANTS
The present invention provides an orthopedic implant comprising a continuous reinforced composite filament in a freely predetermined fiber orientation in multiple continuous successive layers, wherein the continuous reinforced composite filament comprises a bioabsorbable polymer matrix and a continuous bioabsorbable reinforcing fiber or fiber bundle, and whereby the continuous bioabsorbable reinforcing fiber or fiber bundle of consecutive layers at least partly intermingles and/or intertwines forming a three dimensionally interlocked continuous fiber structure.
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Published patent application
Disclosure date: 10-16-2017
Publication date: 04-17-2019
Applicant: ARCTIC BIOMATERIALS OY, FI
Inventor: HEINO HARRI, FI ; HUTTUNEN MIKKO, FI ; LEHTOLA MIIKA, FI ; LEHTONEN TIMO, FI
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