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A Novel Process to Coat Implant Surfaces with Bi-Functional Bioactive Antibacterial Coatings
Project ID: D2017-07Background In the orthopedic field, there is a need for improved capabilities for creating strong osseointegration at bone-implant interfaces and treating bacterial infections. Implant-related infections occur in 0.75% in hip implants and 1.5% in knee implants resulting in reduced lifespan and increased failure rate of prosthes...
Process to Produce High-strength and Corrosion Resistant Alloy for Patient-Specific Bioresorbable Bone Fixation Implants and Hardware
Project ID: D2016-43IP Status: Provisional Patent Application # 62/270,227Invention Description: Novel metallic alloy composition combined with a post-shaping heat-treatment process produces bioresorbable bone fixation hardware and implants. The technology produces stronger and less biocorrosive patient-specific devices than the base material. The ...
Biomimetic approach to deposit bone-like coating on PEEK and other materials to improve osteoconductivity in implants
Project ID: D2011-33IP Status: Patent Pending U.S and EuropeInvention Description: Novel method to prepare an implantable article comprised of a biocompatible substrate (polymeric or ceramic) to accept a very thin biocompatible, bioactive coating material to facilitate bio-ingrowth between the substrate and bone or cartilage tissue.Applications: Bo...