Patent Number: 6,254,639

Title: Prosthetic implants

Abstract: A prosthetic implant to replace damaged or diseased bone, especially in the maxillofacial region, is produced by producing a digital representation of the region of interest by CAT scan, using the data to create a model by stereolithography, and using the data also to produce the implant by CNC machining. The implant is an entire replacement extracts excised surgically, without need for reconstructing bone or soft tissue.

Inventors: Peckitt; Ninian (Doncaster DN5 7BW, GB)


International Classification: A61C 8/00 (20060101); A61B 17/80 (20060101); A61B 17/68 (20060101); A61F 2/28 (20060101); A61F 2/30 (20060101); G05B 19/4097 (20060101); G05B 19/4099 (20060101); A61C 13/00 (20060101); A61F 2/00 (20060101); A61F 002/02 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018