Patent Number: 8,506,644

Title: Acetabular prosthesis to be fixed without cement

Abstract: The invention relates to an acetabular prosthesis comprising an, in general, hemispherically shaped insert (1) having a crown (5) and an apex (4), this insert being provided, on its outer surface (2), with at least one fin. The invention is characterized in that the fin (6) has a face (9) starting from the crown (5) of the insert (1) and extending toward the apex (4) of the insert while forming a crest (10). This crest (10) has an, in particular, curved shape.

Inventors: Ho Ba Tho; Marie-Christine (Compiegne, FR), Roux; Francois (Paris, FR), Vanleene; Maximilien (Wasquehal, FR)

Assignee: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)

International Classification: A61F 2/32 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-08-13 0:00:00