Cooperative Patent Classification


Version: 2017.05
CPC
COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
A61F
FILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, E.G. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS (dental prosthetics A61C) [2015-04]
WARNING

Filters; Devices providing patency to tubular structures; Prostheses; Accessories [2013-01]
A61F 2/00
Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; Appliances for connecting them with the body; Devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents (as cosmetic articles, see the relevant subclasses, e.g. wigs, hair pieces, A41G 3/00, A41G 5/00, artificial nails A45D 31/00; dental prostheses A61C 13/00; materials for prostheses A61L 27/00; artificial hearts A61M 1/10; artificial kidneys A61M 1/14) [2016-11]
A61F 2/0004
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{Closure means for urethra or rectum, i.e. anti-incontinence devices or support slings against pelvic prolapse} [2013-01]
A61F 2/0009
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{placed in or outside the body opening close to the surface of the body (plugging an opening in the wall of a hollow or tubular organ A61B 17/0057)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/0013
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{inflatable} [2013-01]
A61F 2/0018
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{magnetic} [2013-01]
A61F 2/0022
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{placed deep in the body opening (occluding blood vessels by internal devices A61B 17/12022)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/0027
. . .
{inflatable} [2013-01]
A61F 2/0031
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{for constricting the lumen; Support slings for the urethra} [2013-01]
A61F 2/0036
. . .
{implantable (A61F 2/0018 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/004
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{inflatable} [2013-01]
A61F 2/0045
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{Support slings} [2013-01]
A61F 2/005
. . .
{with pressure applied to urethra by an element placed in the vagina} [2013-01]
A61F 2/0054
. . .
{with pressure applied to urethra by an element placed around the penis, e.g. penis clamp} [2013-01]
A61F 2/0059
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{Cosmetic or alloplastic implants (A61F 2/10 - A61F 2/16, A61F 2/28 take precedence)} [2016-05]
A61F 2/0063
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{Implantable repair or support meshes, e.g. hernia meshes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/0068
. .
{having a special mesh pattern} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/0072
. .
{Delivery tools therefor} [2013-01]
A61F 2/0077
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{Special surfaces of prostheses, e.g. for improving ingrowth (A61F 2/30767 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/0081
. .
{directly machined on the prosthetic surface, e.g. holes, grooves (A61F 2/30771 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/0086
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{for preferentially controlling or promoting the growth of specific types of cells or tissues (of bone tissue onto implantable joints A61F 2002/3093)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/009
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{for hindering or preventing attachment of biological tissue (of bone tissue onto implantable joints A61F 2002/30932)} [2017-01]
A61F 2002/0091
. . .
{Having cellular growth inhibitors} [2015-04]
WARNING

A61F 2/0095
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{Packages or dispensers for prostheses or other implants (for intraocular lenses A61F 2/1691; for dental surgery A61C 19/02)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/01
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Filters implantable into blood vessels {(filters used as gripping instruments A61B 17/22031)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/011
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{Instruments for their placement or removal} [2013-01]
A61F 2/013
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{Distal protection devices, i.e. devices placed distally in combination with another endovascular procedure, e.g. angioplasty or stending} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/015
. . .
{Stop means therefor} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/016
. .
{made from wire-like elements} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/018
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{made from tubes or sheets of material, e.g. by etching or laser-cutting} [2013-01]
A61F 2/02
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Prostheses implantable into the body {(closure means for urethra or rectum or for artificial body openings therefor A61F 2/0004)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/022
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{Artificial gland structures using bioreactors (hemodialysis A61M 1/16; hemofiltration A61M 1/34; other extracorporeal blood treatment A61M 1/36)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/04
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Hollow or tubular parts of organs, e.g. bladders, tracheae, bronchi or bile ducts (A61F 2/18, A61F 2/20 take precedence; devices, other than stent-grafts, providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body other than stent-grafts, e.g. stents A61F 2/82; instruments specially adapted for placement or removal of stents or stent-grafts A61F 2/95) [2013-01]
A61F 2002/041
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{Bile ducts} [2013-01]
A61F 2/042
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{Urinary bladders} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/043
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{Bronchi} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/044
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{Oesophagi or esophagi or gullets} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/045
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{Stomach, intestines} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/046
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{Tracheae} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/047
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{Urethrae} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/048
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{Ureters} [2013-01]
A61F 2/06
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Blood vessels [2013-01]
A61F 2002/061
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{provided with means for allowing access to secondary lumens} [2013-01]
A61F 2/062
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{Apparatus for the production of blood vessels made from natural tissue or with layers of living cells (prostheses made from natural tissue or living cells A61L 27/507)} [2015-07]
A61F 2/064
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{with special features to facilitate anastomotic coupling (anastomosis of natural blood vessels A61B 17/11)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/065
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{Y-shaped blood vessels} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/067
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{modular} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/068
. . . .
{Modifying the blood flow model, e.g. by diffuser or deflector} [2013-01]
A61F 2/07
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Stent-grafts [2013-01]
A61F 2002/072
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{Encapsulated stents, e.g. wire or whole stent embedded in lining} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/075
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{the stent being loosely attached to the graft material, e.g. by stitching} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/077
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{having means to fill the space between stent-graft and aneurysm wall, e.g. a sleeve} [2013-01]
A61F 2/08
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Muscles; Tendons; Ligaments {(sutures A61B 17/04)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/0805
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{Implements for inserting tendons or ligaments} [2013-01]
A61F 2/0811
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{Fixation devices for tendons or ligaments} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/0817
. . . .
{Structure of the anchor} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/0823
. . . . .
{Modular anchors comprising a plurality of separate parts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/0829
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{without deformation of anchor parts, e.g. fixation screws on bone surface, extending barbs, cams, butterflies, spring-loaded pins} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/0835
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{with deformation of anchor parts, e.g. expansion of dowel by set screw} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/0841
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{Longitudinal channel for insertion tool running through the whole tendon anchor, e.g. for accommodating bone drill, guidewire} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/0847
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{Mode of fixation of anchor to tendon or ligament} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/0852
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{Fixation of a loop or U-turn, e.g. eyelets, anchor having multiple holes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/0858
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{Fixation of tendon or ligament between anchor and bone, e.g. interference screws, wedges} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/0864
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{Fixation of tendon or ligament between anchor elements, e.g. by additional screws in the anchor, anchor crimped around tendon} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/087
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{Anchor integrated into tendons, e.g. bone blocks, integrated rings} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/0876
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{Position of anchor in respect to the bone} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/0882
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{Anchor in or on top of a bone tunnel, i.e. a hole running through the entire bone} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/0888
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{Anchor in or on a blind hole or on the bone surface without formation of a tunnel} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/0894
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{Muscles (non-implantable A61F 2002/5066)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/10
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Hair or skin implants [2013-01]
A61F 2/105
. . .
{Skin implants, e.g. artificial skin} [2013-01]
A61F 2/12
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Mammary prostheses and implants [2013-01]
A61F 2/14
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Eye parts, e.g. lenses, corneal implants; {Implanting instruments specially adapted therefor}; Artificial eyes [2013-01]
A61F 2/141
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{Artificial eyes} [2013-01]
A61F 2/142
. . .
{Cornea, e.g. artificial corneae, keratoprostheses or corneal implants for repair of defective corneal tissue} [2013-01]
A61F 2/145
. . .
{Corneal inlays, onlays, or lenses for refractive correction} [2015-04]
WARNING

A61F 2/1451
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{Inlays or onlays} [2015-04]
A61F 2/1453
. . . .
{Corneal lenses connected to distinct attachment means} [2015-04]
A61F 2/147
. . .
{Implants to be inserted in the stroma for refractive correction, e.g. ring-like implants} [2013-01]
A61F 2/148
. . .
{Implantation instruments specially adapted therefor} [2015-04]
A61F 2/15
. . .
{Implant having one or more holes, e.g. for nutrient transport, for facilitating handling} [2015-04]
WARNING

A61F 2/16
. . .
Intraocular lenses [2015-04]
WARNING

A61F 2/1601
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{Lens body having features to facilitate aqueous fluid flow across the intraocular lens, e.g. for pressure equalization or nutrient delivery} [2015-04]
A61F 2/16015
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{Lens having spacers for providing a gap between the posterior capsule and a posterior surface of the intraocular lens} [2015-04]
A61F 2/1602
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{Corrective lenses for use in addition to the natural lenses of the eyes or for pseudo-phakic eyes} [2015-04]
A61F 2/1605
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{Anterior chamber lenses for use in addition to the natural lenses of the eyes, e.g. iris fixated, iris floating} [2015-04]
A61F 2/1608
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{Iris fixated, e.g. by clamping iris tissue, by suturing to the iris} [2015-04]
A61F 2/161
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{Posterior chamber lenses for use in addition to the natural lenses of the eyes} [2015-04]
A61F 2/1613
. . . .
{having special lens configurations, e.g. multipart lenses; having particular optical properties, e.g. pseudo-accommodative lenses, lenses having aberration corrections, diffractive lenses, lenses for variably absorbing electromagnetic radiation, lenses having variable focus} [2015-04]
A61F 2/1616
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{Pseudo-accommodative, e.g. multifocal or enabling monovision} [2013-01]
A61F 2/1618
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{Multifocal lenses} [2013-01]
A61F 2/1621
. . . . . .
{enabling correction for monovision} [2013-01]
A61F 2/1624
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{having adjustable focus; power activated variable focus means, e.g. mechanically or electrically by the ciliary muscle or from the outside} [2015-04]
A61F 2/1627
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{for changing index of refraction, e.g. by external means or by tilting} [2016-08]
A61F 2/1629
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{for changing longitudinal position, i.e. along the visual axis when implanted} [2013-01]
A61F 2/1632
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{for changing radial position, i.e. perpendicularly to the visual axis when implanted} [2013-01]
A61F 2/1635
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{for changing shape} [2013-01]
A61F 2/1637
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{Correcting aberrations caused by inhomogeneities; correcting intrinsic aberrations, e.g. of the cornea, of the surface of the natural lens, aspheric, cylindrical, toric lenses} [2015-04]
A61F 2/164
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{Aspheric lenses} [2015-04]
A61F 2/1643
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{Cylindrical lenses} [2015-04]
A61F 2/1645
. . . . . .
{Toric lenses} [2015-04]
A61F 2/1648
. . . . .
{Multipart lenses} [2013-01]
A61F 2/1651
. . . . . .
{Multipart lenses comprising a telescope} [2015-04]
A61F 2/1654
. . . . .
{Diffractive lenses} [2013-01]
A61F 2/1656
. . . . . .
{Fresnel lenses, prisms or plates} [2013-01]
A61F 2/1659
. . . . .
{having variable absorption coefficient for electromagnetic radiation, e.g. photochromic lenses} [2013-01]
A61F 2/1662
. . . .
{Instruments for inserting intraocular lenses into the eye} [2013-01]
A61F 2/1664
. . . . .
{for manual insertion during surgery, e.g. forceps-like instruments} [2013-01]
A61F 2/1667
. . . . .
{with rotatable plungers} [2013-01]
A61F 2/167
. . . . .
{with pushable plungers} [2013-01]
A61F 2/1672
. . . . .
{with a two-stage plunger, e.g. rotatable and pushable or rotatable at different speeds} [2013-01]
A61F 2/1675
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{with a lubricated inner surface, e.g. the lubricant being coated on the inner surface or being injected through a port} [2013-01]
A61F 2/1678
. . . . .
{with a separate cartridge or other lens setting part for storage of a lens, e.g. preloadable for shipping} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/1681
. . . .
{having supporting structure for lens, e.g. haptics} [2015-04]
WARNING

A61F 2002/1682
. . . . .
{having mechanical force transfer mechanism to the lens, e.g. for accommodating lenses} [2015-04]
A61F 2002/1683
. . . . .
{having filiform haptics} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/1686
. . . . . .
{Securing a filiform haptic to a lens body} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/1689
. . . . .
{having plate-haptics} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/169
. . . . .
{Surrounding optic} [2015-04]
A61F 2002/16901
. . . . .
{Supporting structure conforms to shape of capsular bag} [2015-04]
A61F 2002/16902
. . . . .
{Separable from intraocular lens} [2015-04]
A61F 2002/16903
. . . . .
{Having means to temporarily stabilize haptic} [2015-04]
A61F 2002/16905
. . . . .
{Having means on lens to reduce overall dimension of lens for insertion into small incision} [2015-04]
A61F 2002/169051
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{Segmented zones} [2015-04]
A61F 2002/169052
. . . . . . .
{Segments slide} [2015-04]
A61F 2002/169053
. . . . . . .
{Segments fold} [2015-04]
A61F 2/1691
. . . .
{Packages or dispensers for intraocular lenses (for contact lenses A45C 11/005)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/1694
. . . .
{Capsular bag spreaders therefor} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/1696
. . . .
{Having structure for blocking or reducing amount of light transmitted, e.g. glare reduction} [2015-04]
A61F 2002/16965
. . . .
{Lens includes ultraviolet absorber} [2015-04]
A61F 2002/1699
. . . . .
{Additional features not otherwise provided for} [2015-04]
A61F 2/18
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Internal ear or nose parts, e.g. ear-drums {(implants for middle ear ventilation or drainage A61F 11/002)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/183
. . .
{Ear parts} [2013-01]
A61F 2/186
. . .
{Nose parts} [2013-01]
A61F 2/20
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{Epiglottis}; Larynxes; Tracheae combined with larynxes or for use therewith (tracheae, bronchi per se A61F 2/04; {tracheostomy tubes A61M 16/0465}) [2013-01]
A61F 2/203
. . .
{comprising an air passage from trachea to oesophagus or to pharynx; Artificial epiglottis} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/206
. . .
{Speech aids with external actuators, e.g. electrical larynxes} [2013-01]
A61F 2/24
. .
Heart valves {; Vascular valves, e.g. venous valves; Heart implants, e.g. passive devices for improving the function of the native valve or the heart muscle; Transmyocardial revascularisation [TMR] devices} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2403
. . .
{with pivoting rigid closure members (check valves with hinged closure members in general F16K 15/03)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2406
. . . .
{without fixed axis} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2409
. . .
{Support rings therefor, e.g. for connecting valves to tissue (annuloplasty rings A61F 2/2442)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2412
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{with soft flexible valve members, e.g. tissue valves shaped like natural valves (check valves with flexible valve members in general F16K 15/14)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2415
. . . .
{Manufacturing methods} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2418
. . . .
{Scaffolds therefor, e.g. support stents} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2421
. . .
{with non-pivoting rigid closure members} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2424
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{Ball valves} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2427
. . .
{Devices for manipulating or deploying heart valves during implantation} [2013-01]
A61F 2/243
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{Deployment by mechanical expansion} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2433
. . . . .
{using balloon catheter} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2436
. . . .
{Deployment by retracting a sheath} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2439
. . . .
{Expansion controlled by filaments} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2442
. . .
{Annuloplasty rings or inserts for correcting the valve shape; Implants for improving the function of a native heart valve} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2445
. . . .
{Annuloplasty rings in direct contact with the valve annulus} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2448
. . . . .
{D-shaped rings} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2451
. . . .
{Inserts in the coronary sinus for correcting the valve shape} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2454
. . . .
{Means for preventing inversion of the valve leaflets, e.g. chordae tendineae prostheses} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2457
. . . . .
{Chordae tendineae prostheses} [2013-01]
A61F 2/246
. . . .
{Devices for obstructing a leak through a native valve in a closed condition} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2463
. . . .
{Implants forming part of the valve leaflets} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2466
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{Delivery devices therefor} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2469
. . .
{with resilient valve members, e.g. conical spiral} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2472
. . .
{Devices for testing} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2475
. . .
{Venous valves} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2478
. . .
{Passive devices for improving the function of the heart muscle, i.e. devices for reshaping the external surface of the heart, e.g. bags, strips or bands} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2481
. . . .
{Devices outside the heart wall, e.g. bags, strips or bands} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/2484
. . . . .
{Delivery devices therefor} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2487
. . . .
{Devices within the heart chamber, e.g. splints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/249
. . . .
{Device completely embedded in the heart wall} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2493
. . .
{Transmyocardial revascularisation [TMR] devices} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2496
. . .
{Devices for determining the dimensions of the prosthetic valve to be implanted, e.g. templates, sizers} [2013-01]
A61F 2/26
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Penis implants [2013-01]
A61F 2/28
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Bones ({A61F 2/42 takes precedence }; joints A61F 2/30; {means for introducing bone substitute or for implanting bone graft implants A61F 2/4601; devices for grinding or milling bone material A61F 2/4644}) [2013-01]
A61F 2/2803
. . .
{for mandibular reconstruction (temporo-mandibular joints A61F 2/3099; bone plates for the jaw A61B 17/8071)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/2807
. . . .
{Chin implants} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/281
. . . .
{Gonial implants} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2814
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{Bone stump caps} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/2817
. . .
{Bone stimulation by chemical reactions or by osteogenic or biological products for enhancing ossification, e.g. by bone morphogenetic or morphogenic proteins [BMP] or by transforming growth factors [TGF]} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/2821
. . .
{Bone stimulation by electromagnetic fields or electric current for enhancing ossification} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/2825
. . .
{Femur} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/2828
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{Femoral head} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/2832
. . . .
{Femoral neck} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/2835
. . .
{Bone graft implants for filling a bony defect or an endoprosthesis cavity} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/2839
. . . .
{Bone plugs or bone graft dowels} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/2842
. . . .
{Bone marrow grafts} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2846
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{Support means for bone substitute or for bone graft implants, e.g. membranes or plates for covering bone defects (nets or sleeves applied to surface of endoprostheses A61F 2/30907; bone plates A61B 17/80; bone regeneration in dental surgery A61C 8/0006)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/285
. . . .
{Fixation appliances for attaching bone substitute support means to underlying bone} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/2853
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{Humerus} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2857
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{for cadavers (devices for autopsy A61B 16/00)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/286
. . .
{Bone stimulation by mechanical vibrations for enhancing ossification} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/2864
. . . .
{by ultrasonic or acoustic vibrations} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/2867
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{Bone marrow} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/2871
. . .
{Radius} [2013-01]
A61F 2/2875
. . .
{Skull or cranium (A61F 2/2803 and A61F 2/3099 take precedence)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/2878
. . . .
{for orbital repair} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/2882
. . . .
{Malar or zygomatic implants} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/2885
. . . .
{Paranasal implants} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/2889
. . . .
{Maxillary, premaxillary or molar implants} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/2892
. . .
{Tibia} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/2896
. . .
{Ulna} [2013-01]
A61F 2/30
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Joints [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30001
. . .
{Additional features of subject-matter classified in A61F 2/28, A61F 2/30 and subgroups thereof} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30003
. . . .
{Material related properties of the prosthesis or of a coating on the prosthesis} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30004
. . . . .
{The prosthesis made from materials having different values of a given property at different locations within the same prosthesis} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30006
. . . . . .
{differing in density or specific weight} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30008
. . . . . . .
{differing in yarn density} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30009
. . . . . .
{differing in fibre orientations} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30011
. . . . . .
{differing in porosity} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30013
. . . . . . .
{made from both porous and non-porous parts, e.g. adjacent parts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30014
. . . . . .
{differing in elasticity, stiffness or compressibility} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30016
. . . . . .
{differing in hardness, e.g. Vickers, Shore, Brinell} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30018
. . . . . .
{differing in bending or flexure capacity} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30019
. . . . . .
{differing in mechanical expandability, e.g. in mechanical, self- or balloon expandability} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30021
. . . . . .
{differing in brittleness} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30023
. . . . . .
{differing in viscosity} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30024
. . . . . .
{differing in coefficient of friction} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30026
. . . . . .
{differing in wear resistance} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30028
. . . . . .
{differing in tissue ingrowth capacity, e.g. made from both ingrowth-promoting and ingrowth-preventing parts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30029
. . . . . . .
{differing in bone ingrowth capacity} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30031
. . . . . .
{differing in wettability, e.g. in hydrophilic or hydrophobic behaviours} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30032
. . . . . .
{differing in absorbability or resorbability, i.e. in absorption or resorption time} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30034
. . . . . . .
{made from both resorbable and non-resorbable prosthetic parts, e.g. adjacent parts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30036
. . . . . .
{differing in release or diffusion time} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30037
. . . . . .
{differing in coefficient of thermal expansion or dila(ta)tion} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30039
. . . . . .
{differing in shape-memory transition temperatures, e.g. in martensitic transition temperature or in austenitic transition temperature} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30041
. . . . . .
{differing in hardening time} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30042
. . . . . .
{made from both cured and uncured parts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30044
. . . . . .
{differing in melting temperature} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30046
. . . . . .
{differing in thermal conductivity} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30047
. . . . . .
{differing in colour} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30049
. . . . . .
{differing in optical properties} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30051
. . . . . .
{differing in corrosion resistance} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30052
. . . . . .
{differing in electric properties} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30054
. . . . . .
{differing in electromagnetical properties} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30056
. . . . . .
{differing in radiographic density} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30057
. . . . . .
{made from both cortical and cancellous adjacent parts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30059
. . . . . .
{differing in bone mineralization, e.g. made from both mineralized and demineralized adjacent parts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3006
. . . . .
{Properties of materials and coating materials} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30062
. . . . . .
{(bio)absorbable, biodegradable, bioerodable, (bio)resorbable, resorptive} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30064
. . . . . . .
{Coating or prosthesis-covering structure made of biodegradable material} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30065
. . . . . .
{thermoplastic, i.e. softening or fusing when heated, and hardening and becoming rigid again when cooled} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30067
. . . . . . .
{Coating or prosthesis-covering structure made of thermoplastic material} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30069
. . . . . .
{elastomeric} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3007
. . . . . . .
{Coating or prosthesis-covering structure made of elastic material, e.g. of elastomer} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30072
. . . . . .
{Coating made of plastically deformable or self-moulding material} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30074
. . . . . .
{stretchable} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30075
. . . . . .
{swellable, e.g. when wetted} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30077
. . . . . .
{shrinkable} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30079
. . . . . .
{magnetic} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3008
. . . . . .
{radio-opaque, e.g. radio-opaque markers} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30082
. . . . . .
{radioactive} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30084
. . . . . .
{Materials having a crystalline structure} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30085
. . . . . . .
{anisotropic} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30087
. . . . . .
{piezoelectric} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30088
. . . . . .
{Phase change materials [PCM], e.g. for storing latent heat} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3009
. . . . . .
{Transparent or translucent} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30092
. . . . . .
{using shape memory or superelastic materials, e.g. nitinol} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30093
. . . . . . .
{operated at only one temperature whilst inside or touching the human body, e.g. constrained in a non-operative shape during surgery, another temperature only occurring before the operation} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30095
. . . . . . .
{operated at different temperatures whilst inside or touching the human body, heated or cooled by external energy source or cold supply} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30097
. . . . . . . .
{cooled} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30098
. . . . . . . .
{electrically, e.g. heated by resistor} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/301
. . . . . . . . .
{electromagnetically} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30102
. . . . . . . .
{using a fluid, e.g. circulating} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30103
. . . . . . . .
{heated by light} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30105
. . . . . . . .
{ultrasonically} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30107
. . . . . .
{using materials or accessories for preventing galvanic or electrolytic corrosion} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30108
. . . .
{Shapes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3011
. . . . .
{Cross-sections or two-dimensional shapes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30112
. . . . . .
{Rounded shapes, e.g. with rounded corners} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30113
. . . . . . .
{circular} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30115
. . . . . . . .
{circular-O-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30116
. . . . . . . .
{partial circles, i.e. circular segments} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30118
. . . . . . . .
{concentric circles} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3012
. . . . . . . .
{intersecting circles} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30121
. . . . . . . .
{with lobes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30123
. . . . . . . . .
{with two diametrically opposed lobes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30125
. . . . . . .
{elliptical or oval} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30126
. . . . . . . .
{oval-O-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30128
. . . . . . . .
{concentric ellipses} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3013
. . . . . . .
{figure-"8"- or hourglass-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30131
. . . . . . .
{horseshoe- or crescent- or C-shaped or U-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30133
. . . . . . .
{kidney-shaped or bean-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30135
. . . . . . .
{S-shaped or Z-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30136
. . . . . . .
{undulated or wavy, e.g. serpentine-shaped or zigzag-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30138
. . . . . .
{Convex polygonal shapes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3014
. . . . . . .
{decagonal} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30141
. . . . . . .
{dodecagonal} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30143
. . . . . . .
{hexagonal} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30144
. . . . . . . .
{Honeycomb pattern} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30146
. . . . . . .
{octagonal} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30148
. . . . . . .
{lozenge- or diamond-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30149
. . . . . . .
{pentagonal} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30151
. . . . . . .
{rhomboidal or parallelogram-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30153
. . . . . . .
{rectangular} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30154
. . . . . . .
{square} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30156
. . . . . . .
{triangular} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30158
. . . . . . .
{trapezoidal} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30159
. . . . . .
{Concave polygonal shapes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30161
. . . . . . .
{arrow-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30163
. . . . . . .
{cruciform, different from X-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30164
. . . . . . .
{dovetail-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30166
. . . . . . .
{H-shaped or I-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30168
. . . . . . .
{L-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30169
. . . . . . .
{Pi-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30171
. . . . . . .
{rosette- or star-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30172
. . . . . . .
{T-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30174
. . . . . . . .
{the upper branch of the T being inclined with respect to its main branch} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30176
. . . . . . .
{V-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30177
. . . . . . .
{W-shaped, M-shaped or sigma shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30179
. . . . . . .
{X-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30181
. . . . . . .
{Y-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30182
. . . . . .
{Other shapes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30184
. . . . . . .
{Alpha-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30186
. . . . . . .
{B-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30187
. . . . . . .
{D-shaped or half-disc-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30189
. . . . . . .
{E-shaped or epsilon-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30191
. . . . . . .
{heart-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30192
. . . . . . .
{J-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30194
. . . . . . .
{quarter-disc-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30196
. . . . . . .
{Psi-shaped or fork-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30197
. . . . . . .
{Omega-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30199
. . . . .
{Three-dimensional shapes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/302
. . . . . .
{toroidal, e.g. rings} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30202
. . . . . . .
{half-tores} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30204
. . . . . . .
{toric} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30205
. . . . . .
{conical} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30207
. . . . . . .
{Double convex cones, i.e. element having two convex cones, one at each of its opposite ends} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30209
. . . . . . .
{Cones of elliptical or oval basis} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3021
. . . . . . .
{frustoconical} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30212
. . . . . . .
{Half-cones} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30214
. . . . . . .
{having tapered sections of different conicities} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30215
. . . . . . .
{Stepped cones, i.e. having discrete diameter changes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30217
. . . . . . .
{hollow cones, e.g. tubular-like cones} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30219
. . . . . . . .
{the inner and outer surfaces having different conicities} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3022
. . . . . . . .
{Half tubular-like cones} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30222
. . . . . . . .
{concentric tubular-like cones} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30224
. . . . . .
{cylindrical} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30225
. . . . . . .
{Flat cylinders, i.e. discs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30227
. . . . . . . .
{arched, domed or vaulted} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30228
. . . . . . .
{Cylinders of elliptical or oval basis} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3023
. . . . . . .
{wedge-shaped cylinders} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30232
. . . . . . .
{Half-cylinders} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30233
. . . . . . .
{Stepped cylinders, i.e. having discrete diameter changes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30235
. . . . . . .
{tubular, e.g. sleeves} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30237
. . . . . . . .
{partial tubes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30238
. . . . . . . . .
{half tubes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3024
. . . . . . . .
{concentric tubes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30242
. . . . . .
{spherical} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30243
. . . . . . .
{the overall spherical surface being composed of a plurality of adjacent circular or polygonal segments, e.g. football-like shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30245
. . . . . . .
{Partial spheres} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30247
. . . . . . . .
{Hemispheres or half-spheres} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30248
. . . . . . . .
{Quarter-spheres} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3025
. . . . . . .
{hollow spheres} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30252
. . . . . .
{quadric-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30253
. . . . . . .
{ellipsoidal or ovoid} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30255
. . . . . . .
{hyperboloidal} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30257
. . . . . . .
{paraboloidal} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30258
. . . . . . . .
{elliptic paraboloid} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3026
. . . . . . . .
{hyperbolic paraboloid} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30261
. . . . . .
{parallelepipedal} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30263
. . . . . . .
{cubical} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30265
. . . . . . .
{Flat parallelepipeds} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30266
. . . . . . .
{wedge-shaped parallelepipeds} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30268
. . . . . . .
{Partial parallelepipeds} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3027
. . . . . . .
{Stepped parallelepipeds} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30271
. . . . . . .
{hollow parallelepipeds} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30273
. . . . . .
{pyramidal} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30275
. . . . . . .
{tetrahedral, i.e. having a triangular basis} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30276
. . . . . . .
{frustopyramidal} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30278
. . . . . . .
{hollow pyramids} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3028
. . . . . .
{polyhedral different from parallelepipedal and pyramidal} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30281
. . . . . . .
{wedge-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30283
. . . . . . .
{hollow} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30285
. . . . . .
{rugby-ball-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30286
. . . . . .
{barrel-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30288
. . . . . .
{bottle-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30289
. . . . . .
{helically-coiled} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30291
. . . . . .
{spirally-coiled, i.e. having a 2-D spiral cross-section} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30293
. . . . . . .
{Cylindrical body made by spirally rolling up a sheet or a strip around itself} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30294
. . . . . . .
{Conical or frustoconical body made by spirally rolling up a sheet or a strip around itself} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30296
. . . . . . .
{logarithmic spiral} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30298
. . . . . . .
{Parallelepipedal body made by spirally rolling up a sheet or a strip around itself} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30299
. . . . . .
{umbrella-shaped or mushroom-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30301
. . . . . .
{saddle-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30303
. . . . . .
{polypod-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30304
. . . . . .
{nose-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30306
. . . . . .
{harpoon-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30308
. . . . . .
{banana-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30309
. . . . . .
{hat-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30311
. . . . . .
{doughnut-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30313
. . . . . .
{pear-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30314
. . . . . .
{bell-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30316
. . . .
{The prosthesis having different structural features at different locations within the same prosthesis; Connections between prosthetic parts; Special structural features of bone or joint prostheses not otherwise provided for} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30317
. . . . .
{The prosthesis having different structural features at different locations within the same prosthesis} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30319
. . . . . .
{differing in moment of inertia} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30321
. . . . . .
{differing in roughness} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30322
. . . . . .
{differing in surface structures} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30324
. . . . . .
{differing in thickness} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30326
. . . . . .
{differing in height or in length} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30327
. . . . . .
{differing in diameter} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30329
. . . . .
{Connections or couplings between prosthetic parts, e.g. between modular parts; Connecting elements} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30331
. . . . . .
{made by longitudinally pushing a protrusion into a complementarily-shaped recess, e.g. held by friction fit} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30332
. . . . . . .
{Conically- or frustoconically-shaped protrusion and recess} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30334
. . . . . . . .
{Cone of elliptical or oval basis} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30336
. . . . . . . .
{Stepped cones, i.e. having discrete diameter changes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30337
. . . . . . . .
{Inverted concave conical connections, e.g. for opposing disconnection} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30339
. . . . . . . .
{Double cones, i.e. connecting element having two conical connections, one at each of its opposite ends} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30341
. . . . . . . . .
{both cones being convex, i.e. male tapers} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30342
. . . . . . . . .
{both cones being concave, i.e. female tapers} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30344
. . . . . . . . .
{one cone being convex and the other being concave} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30345
. . . . . . . .
{Multiple conical connection, i.e. the protrusion and recess having several tapered sections of different complementary conicities} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30347
. . . . . . . .
{Protrusion and recess of complementarily-tapered undulated or serrated cross-section} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30349
. . . . . . . .
{the male and female complementary cones being of different conicities, i.e. for reducing the contact area} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3035
. . . . . . . .
{the male convex cone having an inner female concave taper} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30352
. . . . . . .
{Protrusion and recess of D-shaped cross-section} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30354
. . . . . . .
{Cylindrically-shaped protrusion and recess, e.g. cylinder of circular basis} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30355
. . . . . . . .
{Cylinder of elliptical or oval basis} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30357
. . . . . . . .
{Stepped cylinders, i.e. having discrete diameter changes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30359
. . . . . . .
{Pyramidally- or frustopyramidally-shaped protrusion and recess} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3036
. . . . . . .
{Protrusion and recess of kidney-shaped cross-section} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30362
. . . . . . .
{with possibility of relative movement between the protrusion and the recess} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30364
. . . . . . . .
{Rotation about the common longitudinal axis} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30365
. . . . . . . . .
{with additional means for limiting said rotation} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30367
. . . . . . . . .
{with additional means for preventing said rotation} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30369
. . . . . . . .
{Limited lateral translation of the protrusion within a larger recess} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3037
. . . . . . . .
{Translation along the common longitudinal axis, e.g. piston} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30372
. . . . . . . . .
{with additional means for limiting said translation} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30373
. . . . . . . . .
{with additional means for preventing said translation} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30375
. . . . . . . .
{with an intermediate bushing or sleeve between the moving parts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30377
. . . . . . .
{Protrusion and recess of constant polygonal, serrated or undulated cross-section} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30378
. . . . . . .
{Spherically-shaped protrusion and recess} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3038
. . . . . . .
{made by pushing a key or a peg into a mating slot or hole} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30382
. . . . . . . .
{made by pushing lateral pegs into mating lateral slots or bores} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30383
. . . . . .
{made by laterally inserting a protrusion, e.g. a rib into a complementarily-shaped groove} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30385
. . . . . . .
{the rib and groove having non-parallel, e.g. conically-tapered, cooperating sides, e.g. having a trapezoidal front cross-section} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30387
. . . . . . .
{Dovetail connection} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30388
. . . . . . . .
{Half-dovetail} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3039
. . . . . . .
{with possibility of relative movement of the rib within the groove} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30392
. . . . . . . .
{Rotation} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30393
. . . . . . . . .
{with additional means for limiting said rotation} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30395
. . . . . . . . .
{with additional means for preventing or locking said rotation} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30397
. . . . . . . .
{Limited lateral translation of the rib within a larger groove} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30398
. . . . . . . .
{Sliding} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/304
. . . . . . . . .
{with additional means for limiting said sliding} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30401
. . . . . . . . .
{with additional means for preventing or locking said sliding} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30403
. . . . . . .
{Longitudinally-oriented cooperating ribs and grooves on mating lateral surfaces of a mainly longitudinal connection} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30405
. . . . . .
{made by screwing complementary threads machined on the parts themselves} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30406
. . . . . . .
{Threads machined on spherical, e.g. hemispherical, surfaces} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30408
. . . . . . .
{Conical threadings} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3041
. . . . . . .
{having threaded portions of different pitches} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30411
. . . . . . .
{having two threaded end parts connected by a threaded central part with opposite threads at its opposite ends, i.e. for adjusting the distance between both end parts by rotating the central part} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30413
. . . . . . .
{having threads of increasing height or depth} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30415
. . . . . . .
{with additional means for limiting the length of the movement of the male threads within the female threads} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30416
. . . . . . .
{Microthreads} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30418
. . . . . . .
{Double or multiple threadings} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3042
. . . . . . .
{with a pin cooperating with a helical groove} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30421
. . . . . . .
{Rounded threads} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30423
. . . . . . .
{Stepped cylindrical threads, i.e. having discrete diameter changes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30425
. . . . . . .
{Square threads} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30426
. . . . . .
{Bayonet coupling} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30428
. . . . . .
{made by inserting a protrusion into a slot} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30429
. . . . . . .
{made by inserting a hook into a cooperating slot} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30431
. . . . . . .
{made by first pushing a necked button longitudinally and then sliding it laterally within a keyhole slot} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30433
. . . . . .
{using additional screws, bolts, dowels or rivets, e.g. connecting screws} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30434
. . . . . . .
{using bolts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30436
. . . . . . .
{using dowels} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30438
. . . . . . .
{using nuts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30439
. . . . . . .
{Screw head protectors} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30441
. . . . . . .
{using rivets or directly riveted} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30443
. . . . . . .
{using washers} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30444
. . . . . . . .
{Split washers} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30446
. . . . . . . .
{Spring washers, e.g. Belleville washers} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30448
. . . . . .
{using adhesives} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30449
. . . . . . .
{the adhesive being cement} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30451
. . . . . .
{soldered or brazed or welded} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30453
. . . . . . .
{brazed} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30454
. . . . . . .
{by high energy welding, e.g. laser beam welding, electron beam welding, plasma welding} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30456
. . . . . . .
{by spot welding} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30457
. . . . . . .
{by ultrasonic or sonic welding} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30459
. . . . . .
{stapled} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30461
. . . . . .
{sutured, ligatured or stitched} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30462
. . . . . .
{retained or tied with a rope, string, thread, wire or cable} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30464
. . . . . . .
{using bands, belts or straps} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30466
. . . . . . .
{being elastic} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30467
. . . . . .
{using hook and loop-type fasteners} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30469
. . . . . .
{using band clamps} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30471
. . . . . .
{connected by a hinged linkage mechanism, e.g. of the single-bar or multi-bar linkage type} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30472
. . . . . .
{using connecting nails or pins} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30474
. . . . . .
{using an intermediate sleeve interposed between both prosthetic parts to be coupled} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30476
. . . . . .
{locked by an additional locking mechanism} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30477
. . . . . . .
{using sharp protrusions, e.g. spikes, for anchoring into connecting prosthetic part} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30479
. . . . . . .
{using a locking ball} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30481
. . . . . . .
{using a locking clip} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30482
. . . . . . .
{using a locking cam} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30484
. . . . . . .
{Mechanically expandable devices located on the first prosthetic part for locking into or onto the second prosthetic part} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30485
. . . . . . .
{plastically deformable} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30487
. . . . . . .
{Circumferential cooperating grooves and beads on cooperating lateral surfaces of a mainly longitudinal connection} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30489
. . . . . . . .
{Circumferential cooperating serrations} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3049
. . . . . . .
{using a slidable sleeve covering the connection} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30492
. . . . . . .
{using a locking pin} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30494
. . . . . . .
{Cooperating protrusions and recesses, e.g. radial serrations, located on abutting end surfaces of a longitudinal connection} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30495
. . . . . . .
{using a locking ring} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30497
. . . . . . . .
{Split ring, e.g. circlip} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30499
. . . . . . . .
{Wire ring} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/305
. . . . . . .
{Snap connection} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30502
. . . . . . . .
{Press-buttons} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30504
. . . . . . . .
{made by laterally snapping a peg or a like protrusion into a mating detent, hole or slot} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30505
. . . . . . .
{spring biased} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30507
. . . . . . .
{using a threaded locking member, e.g. a locking screw or a set screw} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30509
. . . . . . . .
{using a traction locking screw} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3051
. . . . . . . .
{using a locking bolt or a set bolt} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30512
. . . . . . . .
{using a locking nut or a set nut} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30514
. . . . . . .
{using a locking washer} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30515
. . . . . . .
{using a locking wedge or block} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30517
. . . . . . .
{using a locking plate} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30518
. . . . . .
{with possibility of relative movement between the prosthetic parts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3052
. . . . . . .
{unrestrained in only one direction, e.g. moving unidirectionally} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30522
. . . . . . . .
{releasable, e.g. using a releasable ratchet} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30523
. . . . . . .
{by means of meshing gear teeth} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30525
. . . . . . . .
{Worm gears} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30527
. . . . . . . .
{using a gear box} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30528
. . . . . . .
{Means for limiting said movement} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3053
. . . . . .
{having additional means for preventing unwanted connections} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30532
. . . . . . .
{for preventing connection between parts of wrong sizes or orientations} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30533
. . . . . . .
{for preventing permanent connection between prosthetic parts and trial parts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30535
. . . . .
{Special structural features of bone or joint prostheses not otherwise provided for} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30537
. . . . . .
{adjustable} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30538
. . . . . . .
{for adjusting angular orientation} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3054
. . . . . . . .
{about a connection axis or implantation axis for selecting any one of a plurality of radial orientations between two modular parts, e.g. at discrete positions} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30542
. . . . . . . . .
{at continuous positions} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30543
. . . . . . . . .
{at only two discrete angular positions, e.g. located at 180 degrees intervals} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30545
. . . . . . .
{for adjusting a diameter} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30546
. . . . . . .
{for adjusting elasticity, flexibility, spring rate or mechanical tension} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30548
. . . . . . .
{for adjusting fluid pressure} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3055
. . . . . . .
{for adjusting length} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30551
. . . . . . . .
{at different discrete positions, e.g. at equidistant intervals} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30553
. . . . . . .
{for adjusting a position by translation along an axis} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30555
. . . . . . . .
{along two perpendicular axes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30556
. . . . . . .
{for adjusting thickness} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30558
. . . . . .
{Force-limiting means} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3056
. . . . . . .
{Torque-limiting means} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30561
. . . . . .
{breakable or frangible} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30563
. . . . . .
{having elastic means or damping means, different from springs, e.g. including an elastomeric core or shock absorbers} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30565
. . . . . .
{having spring elements} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30566
. . . . . . .
{Helical springs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30568
. . . . . . . .
{Multiple spring systems including two or more helical springs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3057
. . . . . . . . .
{Concentric outer and inner helical springs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30571
. . . . . . .
{Leaf springs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30573
. . . . . . .
{2-D spiral springs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30574
. . . . . .
{with an integral complete or partial collar or flange} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30576
. . . . . .
{with extending fixation tabs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30578
. . . . . . .
{having apertures, e.g. for receiving fixation screws} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30579
. . . . . .
{with mechanically expandable devices, e.g. fixation devices} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30581
. . . . . .
{having a pocket filled with fluid, e.g. liquid} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30583
. . . . . . .
{filled with hardenable fluid, e.g. curable in-situ} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30584
. . . . . . .
{filled with gas} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30586
. . . . . . .
{having two or more inflatable pockets or chambers} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30588
. . . . . . .
{filled with solid particles} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30589
. . . . . .
{Sealing means} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30591
. . . . . . .
{O-rings} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30593
. . . . . .
{hollow} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30594
. . . . . .
{slotted} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30596
. . . . . . .
{slots ending in apertures, e.g. for avoiding stress concentration at the ends of the slots} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30598
. . . . . . .
{Plurality of slots} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30599
. . . . . .
{stackable} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30601
. . . . . .
{telescopic} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30602
. . . . . .
{Shaft made of a bundle of anchoring rods or bristles, e.g. fasciculate shaft} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30604
. . . . . .
{modular} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30606
. . . . . . .
{Sets comprising both cemented and non-cemented endoprostheses} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30607
. . . . . . .
{Kits of prosthetic parts to be assembled in various combinations for forming different prostheses} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30609
. . . . . . .
{Sets comprising both coated and non-coated endoprostheses} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30611
. . . . . . .
{Nested prosthetic parts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30612
. . . . . . .
{Pre-assembled implant modules} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30614
. . . . . . .
{Sets comprising both primary and revision endoprostheses} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30616
. . . . . . .
{Sets comprising a plurality of prosthetic parts of different sizes or orientations} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30617
. . . . . .
{Visible markings for adjusting, locating or measuring} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30619
. . . . . . .
{Wire rings} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30621
. . . .
{Features concering the anatomical functioning or articulation of the prosthetic joint} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30622
. . . . .
{Implant for fusing a joint or bone material} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30624
. . . . .
{Hinged joint, e.g. with transverse axle restricting the movement} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30626
. . . . . .
{allowing only for single rotation} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30627
. . . . . . .
{by means of cooperating stepped cylindrical surfaces} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30629
. . . . . .
{of the pin-guiding groove linkage type} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3063
. . . . . .
{having bearing bushes between the rotating parts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30632
. . . . . .
{with rotation-limiting stops, e.g. projections or recesses} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30634
. . . . . .
{biaxial} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30635
. . . . . .
{Cardan or gimbal joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30637
. . . . . .
{Dual arrangement of two adjacent hinged joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30639
. . . . .
{having rolling elements between both articulating surfaces} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3064
. . . . . .
{Ball bearings} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30642
. . . . . .
{having a single rolling (or sliding) ball articulating between two cups} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30644
. . . . . .
{Roller bearings} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30645
. . . . . . .
{Needle bearings} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30647
. . . . .
{Joints made of two toroidal rings engaged together} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30649
. . . . .
{Ball-and-socket joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3065
. . . . . .
{Details of the ball-shaped head} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30652
. . . . . . .
{Special cut-outs, e.g. flat or grooved cut-outs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30654
. . . . . .
{Details of the concave socket} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30655
. . . . . . .
{Non-spherical concave inner surface} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30657
. . . . . . . .
{made of different partially-spherical concave portions} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30658
. . . . . . . . .
{having a central conforming area surrounded by a peripheral annular non-conforming area} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3066
. . . . . . . . .
{having a central non-conforming area surrounded by a peripheral annular conforming area} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30662
. . . . . .
{with rotation-limiting means} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30663
. . . . . .
{multiaxial, e.g. biaxial; multipolar, e.g. bipolar or having an intermediate shell articulating between the ball and the socket} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30665
. . . . . .
{Dual arrangement of two adjacent ball-and-socket joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30667
. . . .
{Features concerning an interaction with the environment or a particular use of the prosthesis} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30668
. . . . .
{Means for transferring electromagnetic energy to implants} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3067
. . . . . .
{for data transfer} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30672
. . . . .
{temporary} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30673
. . . . .
{Lubricating means, e.g. synovial pocket} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30675
. . . . . .
{Means for regulating synovial fluid pressure} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30677
. . . . .
{Means for introducing or releasing pharmaceutical products, e.g. antibiotics, into the body} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30678
. . . . . .
{Gene therapy} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3068
. . . . . .
{the pharmaceutical product being in a reservoir} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30682
. . . . .
{Means for preventing migration of particles released by the joint, e.g. wear debris or cement particles} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30683
. . . . . .
{Means for collecting wear particles in a hollow cavity inside the prosthesis} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30685
. . . . . .
{Means for reducing or preventing the generation of wear particulates} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30686
. . . . . .
{Devices for removing particulate debris from prosthetic joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30688
. . . . .
{Means for allowing passage or sliding of tendons or ligaments} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3069
. . . . .
{Revision endoprostheses} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30691
. . . . .
{Drainage means, e.g. for evacuating blood or other fluids} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30693
. . . . .
{Air venting means} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30695
. . . . .
{Sound-damping or noise-reducing means} [2016-11]
A61F 2002/30696
. . . . .
{Means for preventing the accidental forgetting of prosthetic parts inside the body during operation} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30698
. . . . .
{Alarm means} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/307
. . . . .
{Prostheses for animals} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30701
. . . . . .
{for cats} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30703
. . . . . .
{for dogs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30705
. . . . . .
{for horses} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30706
. . . . .
{specially designed for children, e.g. having means for adjusting to their growth} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30708
. . . . .
{Means for distinguishing between left-sided and right-sided devices, Sets comprising both left-sided and right-sided prosthetic parts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3071
. . . . .
{Identification means; Administration of patients} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30711
. . . . . .
{with bar code} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30713
. . . . . .
{colour-coded} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30714
. . . . . .
{coded with symbols, e.g. dots, numbers, letters, words} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30716
. . . . .
{for single use, e.g. having means for preventing re-use} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30718
. . . . .
{Means for protecting prosthetic parts, e.g. during operation} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30719
. . . . .
{Means for cleaning prostheses} [2013-01]
A61F 2/30721
. . .
{Accessories} [2013-01]
A61F 2/30723
. . . .
{Plugs or restrictors for sealing a cement-receiving space (tools for inserting plugs A61F 2/4614; sealing collars for use during cementing A61B 17/8808)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/30724
. . . .
{Spacers for centering an implant in a bone cavity, e.g. in a cement-receiving cavity} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30726
. . . . .
{Centering or guiding rods, e.g. for insertion of femoral shafts} [2013-01]
A61F 2/30728
. . . .
{Collars; Bone edge protectors (A61F 2/30734 takes precedence; sealing collars for use during cementing A61B 17/8808)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30729
. . . . .
{Separate collars} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30731
. . . . .
{Bone edge protectors} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30733
. . . .
{Inserts placed into an endoprosthetic cavity, e.g. for modifying a material property} [2013-01]
A61F 2/30734
. . . .
{Modular inserts, sleeves or augments, e.g. placed on proximal part of stem for fixation purposes or wedges for bridging a bone defect} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30736
. . . . .
{Augments or augmentation pieces, e.g. wedges or blocks for bridging a bone defect} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30738
. . . . .
{Sleeves} [2013-01]
A61F 2/30739
. . . .
{Devices connected to the proximal part of an endoprosthetic femoral shaft for reinforcing or replacing the trochanters, e.g. the greater trochanter (proximal parts of endoprosthetic femoral shafts A61F 2/367; non-prosthetic trochanteric devices A61B 17/74)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30741
. . . . .
{for the lesser trochanter} [2013-01]
A61F 2/30742
. . . .
{Bellows or hose-like seals; Sealing membranes (A61B 17/8808 takes precedence; sealing membranes for retaining bone substitute A61F 2/2846)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/30744
. . . .
{End caps, e.g. for closing an endoprosthetic cavity} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30746
. . . . .
{closable by a rotation different from screwing or bayonet coupling, e.g. about the cap central longitudinal axis} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30747
. . . . .
{closable by translation} [2013-01]
A61F 2/30749
. . . .
{Fixation appliances for connecting prostheses to the body} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30751
. . . . .
{for attaching cartilage scaffolds to underlying bone} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30752
. . . . .
{by means of a bed of granular material} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30754
. . . .
{Implants for interposition between two natural articular surfaces} [2013-01]
A61F 2/30756
. . .
{Cartilage endoprostheses (A61F 2/3603 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30757
. . . .
{made of a sheet covering the natural articular surface, e.g. cap} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30759
. . . .
{Mosaicplasty, i.e. using a plurality of individual cartilage plugs for filling a substantial cartilage defect} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30761
. . . .
{Support means for artificial cartilage, e.g. cartilage defect covering membranes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30762
. . . .
{Means for culturing cartilage} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30764
. . . .
{Cartilage harvest sites} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30766
. . . .
{Scaffolds for cartilage ingrowth and regeneration} [2013-01]
A61F 2/30767
. . .
{Special external and/or bone-contacting surfaces, e.g. coating for improving bone ingrowth (materials for coating prostheses A61L 27/28)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30769
. . . .
{madreporic} [2013-01]
A61F 2/30771
. . . .
{applied in original prostheses, e.g. holes, grooves (etching the surface A61F 2/30767)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30772
. . . . .
{Apertures or holes, e.g. of circular cross section} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30774
. . . . . .
{internally-threaded} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30775
. . . . . . .
{with two portions of opposite threads, i.e. a right-hand thread and a left-hand thread} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30777
. . . . . .
{Oblong apertures} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30779
. . . . . . .
{arcuate} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3078
. . . . . . .
{having an undulated contour, e.g. made of intercommunicating circular holes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30782
. . . . . .
{inclined obliquely} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30784
. . . . . .
{Plurality of holes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30785
. . . . . . .
{parallel} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30787
. . . . . . .
{inclined obliquely with respect to each other} [2016-11]
A61F 2002/30789
. . . . . . .
{perpendicular with respect to each other} [2016-11]
A61F 2002/3079
. . . . . .
{Stepped or enlarged apertures, e.g. having discrete diameter changes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30792
. . . . . . .
{Dual tapered apertures} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30794
. . . . . . .
{the enlarged portion being used for receiving and hiding a screw head, a nut or a closing cap} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30795
. . . . .
{Blind bores, e.g. of circular cross-section} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30797
. . . . . .
{internally-threaded} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30799
. . . . . . .
{with two portions of opposite threads, i.e. a right-hand thread and a left-hand thread} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/308
. . . . . .
{oblong} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30802
. . . . . . .
{arcuate} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30803
. . . . . .
{inclined obliquely} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30805
. . . . . .
{Recesses of comparatively large area with respect to their low depth} [2016-11]
A61F 2002/30807
. . . . . .
{Plurality of blind bores} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30808
. . . . . . .
{parallel} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3081
. . . . . . .
{inclined obliquely with respect to each other} [2016-11]
A61F 2002/30812
. . . . . . .
{perpendicular with respect to each other} [2016-11]
A61F 2002/30813
. . . . . .
{Stepped or enlarged blind bores, e.g. having discrete diameter changes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30815
. . . . . . .
{the enlarged portion being used for receiving and hiding a screw head, a nut or a closing cap} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30817
. . . . . .
{Intersecting or overlapping blind bores} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30818
. . . . .
{castellated or crenellated} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3082
. . . . .
{Grooves} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30822
. . . . . .
{Circumferential grooves} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30823
. . . . . .
{having the shape of a reverse dovetail} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30825
. . . . . .
{arcuate} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30827
. . . . . .
{Plurality of grooves} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30828
. . . . . . .
{parallel} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3083
. . . . . . .
{inclined obliquely with respect to each other} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30831
. . . . . . .
{perpendicular with respect to each other} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30833
. . . . . .
{with enlarged portion} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30835
. . . . . . .
{for receiving and hiding a screw head or a nut} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30836
. . . . .
{knurled} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30838
. . . . .
{Microstructures} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3084
. . . . .
{Nanostructures} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30841
. . . . .
{Sharp anchoring protrusions for impaction into the bone, e.g. sharp pins, spikes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30843
. . . . . .
{Pyramidally-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30845
. . . . . .
{with cutting edges} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30846
. . . . . . .
{circular} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30848
. . . . . . .
{straight} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3085
. . . . .
{with a threaded, e.g. self-tapping, bone-engaging surface, e.g. external surface} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30851
. . . . . .
{Multiple threadings} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30853
. . . . . . .
{Double threadings} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30855
. . . . . . .
{Quadruple or higher rank multiple threadings} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30856
. . . . . . .
{Triple threadings} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30858
. . . . . .
{Threads interrupted by grooves or sidewalls, e.g. flat sidewalls} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30859
. . . . . .
{having threaded portions of different pitches} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30861
. . . . . .
{having threads of increasing or decreasing height} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30863
. . . . . .
{the entry end surface having flutes, relief grooves, starter notches or beveled indentations} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30864
. . . . . .
{Microthreads} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30866
. . . . . .
{Rounded threads} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30868
. . . . . .
{Square, rectangular or rhomboidal threads} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30869
. . . . . .
{Dovetail-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30871
. . . . . .
{Trapezoidal threads} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30873
. . . . . .
{Threadings machined on non-cylindrical external surfaces} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30874
. . . . . . .
{on conical, e.g. frustoconical, surfaces} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30876
. . . . . . .
{on spherical, e.g. hemispherical, surfaces} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30878
. . . . .
{with non-sharp protrusions, for instance contacting the bone for anchoring, e.g. keels, pegs, pins, posts, shanks, stems, struts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30879
. . . . . .
{Ribs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30881
. . . . . . .
{Circumferential ribs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30883
. . . . . . .
{dovetail-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30884
. . . . . .
{Fins or wings, e.g. longitudinal wings for preventing rotation within the bone cavity} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30886
. . . . . .
{externally-threaded} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30887
. . . . . . .
{with two portions of opposite threads, i.e. a right-hand thread and a left-hand thread} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30889
. . . . . .
{Arcuate pegs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30891
. . . . . .
{Plurality of protrusions} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30892
. . . . . . .
{parallel} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30894
. . . . . . .
{inclined obliquely with respect to each other} [2016-11]
A61F 2002/30896
. . . . . . .
{perpendicular with respect to each other} [2016-11]
A61F 2002/30897
. . . . . .
{Stepped protrusions, i.e. having discrete diameter changes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30899
. . . . . .
{Protrusions pierced with apertures} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30901
. . . . . . .
{longitudinally} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30902
. . . . . . .
{laterally or radially} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30904
. . . . .
{serrated profile, i.e. saw-toothed} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30906
. . . .
{shot- sand- or grit-blasted} [2013-01]
A61F 2/30907
. . . .
{Nets or sleeves applied to surface of prostheses or in cement} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30909
. . . . .
{Nets} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30911
. . . . . .
{having a honeycomb structure} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30912
. . . . . .
{made of expanded metal, e.g. diamond mesh or metal nets having lozenge-shaped apertures} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30914
. . . . . .
{Details of the mesh structure, e.g. disposition of the woven warp and weft wires} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30915
. . . . . .
{made of a stack of bonded perforated sheets, grids or wire meshes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30917
. . . . .
{for avoiding direct contact between bone and implant, e.g. extensible membrane for preventing contamination or for easy removal} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30919
. . . . .
{Sleeves} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3092
. . . .
{having an open-celled or open-pored structure} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30922
. . . .
{Hardened surfaces} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30924
. . . . .
{by shot peening} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30925
. . . .
{etched} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30927
. . . . .
{Electrolytic etching} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30929
. . . .
{having at least two superposed coatings} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3093
. . . .
{for promoting ingrowth of bone tissue} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30932
. . . .
{for retarding or preventing ingrowth of bone tissue} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30934
. . . .
{Special articulating surfaces} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30935
. . . . .
{Concave articulating surface composed of a central conforming area surrounded by a peripheral annular non-conforming area} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30937
. . . . .
{with cut-outs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30939
. . . . .
{Means for modifying the geometry of articulating surfaces, e.g. for compensating excessive clearance caused by wear} [2013-01]
A61F 2/3094
. . .
{Designing or manufacturing processes (not used, see subgroups)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/30942
. . . .
{for designing or making customized prostheses, e.g. using templates, CT or NMR scans, finite-element analysis or CAD-CAM techniques (computer-assisted sizing or machining of dental prostheses A61C 13/0004; CAD-CAM techniques per se G05B 19/4202)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30943
. . . . .
{using mathematical models} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30945
. . . . . .
{using geometrical models} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30947
. . . . . . .
{Fractal geometry} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30948
. . . . .
{using computerized tomography, i.e. CT scans} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3095
. . . . . .
{using computerized axial tomography, i.e. CAT scans} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30952
. . . . .
{using CAD-CAM techniques or NC-techniques} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30953
. . . . .
{using a remote computer network, e.g. Internet} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30955
. . . . .
{using finite-element analysis} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30957
. . . . .
{using a positive or a negative model, e.g. moulds} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30958
. . . . . .
{using lost patterns, e.g. lost wax} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3096
. . . . .
{trimmed or cut to a customised size} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30962
. . . . .
{using stereolithography} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30963
. . . . .
{using templates, e.g. grid charts} [2013-01]
A61F 2/30965
. . . .
{Reinforcing the prosthesis by embedding particles or fibres during moulding or dipping} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30967
. . . .
{Diffusion bonding} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30968
. . . .
{Sintering} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3097
. . . .
{using laser} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30971
. . . .
{Laminates, i.e. layered products} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30973
. . . . .
{Two joined adjacent layers having complementary interlocking protrusions and recesses} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30975
. . . .
{made of two halves} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30976
. . . .
{using hydrojet} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30978
. . . .
{using electrical discharge machining [EDM]} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3098
. . . .
{using physical vapour deposition [PVD]} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30981
. . . .
{using chemical vapour deposition [CVD]} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30983
. . . .
{using electrostatic spray deposition [ESD]} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30985
. . . .
{using three dimensional printing [3DP]} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30986
. . . .
{using hot isostatic pressing [HIP]} [2013-01]
A61F 2/30988
. . .
{Other joints not covered by any of the groups A61F 2/32 - A61F 2/4425} [2016-05]
A61F 2/3099
. . . .
{for temporo-mandibular [TM, TMJ] joints (endoprostheses for mandibular reconstruction A61F 2/2803)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30991
. . . . .
{Mandibular components} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30993
. . . . .
{Temporal components} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30995
. . . .
{for sacro-iliac joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30996
. . . .
{for sterno-clavicular joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/30998
. . . .
{for acromio-clavicular joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2/32
. . .
for the hip [2013-01]
NOTE

  • Documents, which are of interest for more than one of the following subgroups, are classified in the hierarchically higher group only
A61F 2002/3208
. . . .
{Bipolar or multipolar joints, e.g. having a femoral head articulating within an intermediate acetabular shell whilst said shell articulates within the natural acetabular socket or within an artificial outer shell} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3216
. . . . .
{tripolar} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3225
. . . .
{the diameter of the inner concave femoral head-receiving cavity of the inner acetabular shell being essentially greater than the diameter of the convex femoral head} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3233
. . . .
{having anti-luxation means for preventing complete dislocation of the femoral head from the acetabular cup} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3241
. . . .
{having a ring, e.g. for locking the femoral head into the acetabular cup} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/325
. . . . .
{Split ring} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3258
. . . . .
{Elastic or split ring, slidable from a first insertion position to a second locked position} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3266
. . . . .
{Wire ring} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3275
. . . . .
{Partial ring, i.e. not extending along the entire equatorial circumference} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3283
. . . . .
{having two rings} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3291
. . . . .
{for locking two concentric acetabular shells} [2013-01]
A61F 2/34
. . . .
Acetabular cups [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3401
. . . . .
{with radial apertures, e.g. radial bores for receiving fixation screws} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3403
. . . . . .
{Polar aperture} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3404
. . . . . . .
{internally-threaded} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3406
. . . . . .
{Oblong apertures} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3408
. . . . . .
{Shells having at least two sets of different apertures, e.g. one set located in the equatorial zone and another set located in the polar zone} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3409
. . . . .
{having a bayonet coupling between an outer shell and a bearing insert} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3411
. . . . .
{having a snap connection between two concentric shells} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3412
. . . . .
{with pins or protrusions, e.g. non-sharp pins or protrusions projecting from a shell surface} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3414
. . . . . .
{Polar protrusion, e.g. for centering two concentric shells} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3416
. . . . . . .
{externally-threaded} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3417
. . . . . .
{the outer shell having protrusions on meridian lines, e.g. equidistant fins or wings around the equatorial zone} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3419
. . . . . . .
{Meridian ribs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/342
. . . . . .
{the outer shell having circumferential protrusions parallel to the equatorial plane, e.g. circumferential fins or wings} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3422
. . . . . . .
{Circumferential ribs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3424
. . . . . . . .
{arranged in rows, the circumferential ribs covering only partially the outer shell surface, e.g. located in the equatorial zone} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3425
. . . . . .
{the outer shell having non-meridian protrusions, e.g. fins or wings, located in planes inclined or perpendicular with respect to the equatorial plane} [2016-11]
A61F 2002/3427
. . . . . . .
{Non-meridian ribs, e.g. parallel ribs, inclined or perpendicular with respect to the equatorial plane} [2016-11]
A61F 2002/3429
. . . . .
{with an integral peripheral collar or flange, e.g. oriented away from the shell centre line} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/343
. . . . . .
{partial, i.e. not extending along the entire equatorial circumference} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3432
. . . . . .
{having apertures for receiving fixation screws} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3433
. . . . . .
{with cut-outs, e.g. for allowing escape of excess bone cement} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3435
. . . . . .
{peripheral lip, e.g. elastic lip} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3437
. . . . . .
{oriented inwardly towards the shell centre line} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3438
. . . . .
{hollow, e.g. clearance between inner and outer shells} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/344
. . . . .
{the inner shell having an inner hip femoral head-receiving cavity offset from its centre line} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3441
. . . . .
{the outer shell having an outer surface and an inner insert receiving cavity being angularly inclined with respect to the longitudinal axis of the outer surface} [2016-11]
A61F 2002/3443
. . . . .
{with an anti-luxation elevated rim portion, e.g. on the inner shell} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3445
. . . . .
{having a number of shells different from two} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3446
. . . . . .
{Single cups} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3448
. . . . . .
{Multiple cups made of three or more concentric shells fitted or nested into one another} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/345
. . . . .
{the inner and outer (hemi)spherical surfaces of a shell, e.g. an intermediate shell, having distinct centres of rotation, both located on the centre line of the shell} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3451
. . . . .
{with angular positioning means for selecting any one of a plurality of radial orientations between two concentric shells, e.g. at discrete positions} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3453
. . . . .
{having a non-hemispherical convex outer surface, e.g. quadric-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3454
. . . . . .
{having an oblong, oval or elliptical cross-section in the equatorial plane} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3456
. . . . . .
{ellipsoidal or having a flattened polar region} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3458
. . . . . . .
{having a flattened polar plane} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3459
. . . . . .
{made of different partially-spherical portions} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3461
. . . . . . .
{having a lower equatorial peripheral spherical portion and an upper polar spherical portion, e.g. of differing radii or centres of rotation} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3462
. . . . . .
{having a frustoconical external shape, e.g. entirely frustoconical} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3464
. . . . . . .
{partially frustoconical} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3466
. . . . . .
{having a cylindrical external shape, e.g. entirely cylindrical} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3467
. . . . . . .
{partially cylindrical} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3469
. . . . .
{with non-radial inner bores or canals} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/347
. . . . .
{with a slotted shell, e.g. outer shell having radial or meridian slots} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3472
. . . . . .
{with one radial or meridian slot ending in a polar aperture} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3474
. . . . . .
{slots ending in non-polar apertures} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3475
. . . . . .
{horizontal slots, i.e. parallel to the equatorial plane} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3477
. . . . . .
{arcuate slots} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3479
. . . . .
{Cage-like shells, e.g. hemispherical outer shells made of meridian strips or wires connected to an equatorial strip, rim or wire} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/348
. . . . .
{Additional features} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3482
. . . . . .
{Two hemispherical halves having completely different structures} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3483
. . . . . .
{having a convex shape, e.g. hemispherical heads} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3485
. . . . . .
{Shells made of block segments linked by thin connecting strips} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3487
. . . . . .
{Partial acetabular cups, e.g. strips replacing only partially the natural acetabular cartilage} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3488
. . . . . .
{for allowing sliding or for preventing hurting of the psoas muscle} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/349
. . . . . .
{Shell having a wavy or undulated peripheral rim} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3491
. . . . . . .
{partial, i.e. not extending along the entire equatorial circumference} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3493
. . . . . .
{Spherical shell significantly greater than a hemisphere, e.g. extending over more than 200 degrees} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3495
. . . . . .
{Spherical shell significantly smaller than a hemisphere, e.g. extending over less than 160 degrees} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3496
. . . . .
{having a non-spherical concave inner surface} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3498
. . . . . .
{made of different partially-spherical concave portions} [2013-01]
A61F 2/36
. . . .
Femoral heads; {Femoral endoprostheses} [2013-01]
A61F 2/3601
. . . . .
{for replacing only the epiphyseal or metaphyseal parts of the femur, e.g. endoprosthetic femoral heads or necks directly fixed to the natural femur by internal fixation devices (non-prosthetic internal fixation devices for the femoral head or neck A61B 17/74)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/3603
. . . . . .
{implanted without ablation of the whole natural femoral head (endoprosthetic cartilage A61F 2/30756)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3605
. . . . . . .
{made of two or more concentric caps fitted onto one another} [2013-01]
A61F 2/3607
. . . . .
{including proximal or total replacement of the femur} [2013-01]
A61F 2/3609
. . . . .
{Femoral heads or necks; Connections of endoprosthetic heads or necks to endoprosthetic femoral shafts (A61F 2/3601 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3611
. . . . . .
{Heads or epiphyseal parts of femur} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3613
. . . . . . .
{with lateral or oblique apertures, holes or openings} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3615
. . . . . . .
{having a concave shape, e.g. hemispherical cups} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3617
. . . . . . .
{with special cut-outs, e.g. flat cut-outs for inserting the head into a cooperating shell, in a given insertion position} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3619
. . . . . . .
{hollow} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3621
. . . . . . .
{pierced with a longitudinal bore} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3623
. . . . . . .
{Non-spherical heads} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3625
. . . . . .
{Necks} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3627
. . . . . . .
{with lateral apertures, holes or openings} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3629
. . . . . . . .
{inclined obliquely} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3631
. . . . . . .
{with an integral complete or partial peripheral collar or bearing shoulder at its base} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3633
. . . . . . . .
{with an integral protrusion extending distally under the collar} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3635
. . . . . . . .
{having a separate element placed under the collar} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3637
. . . . . . . .
{with an angled portion, e.g. oriented towards the lesser trochanter} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3639
. . . . . . . .
{with cut-outs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3641
. . . . . . . .
{pierced with apertures perpendicular to the collar longitudinal axis} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3643
. . . . . . . .
{pierced with apertures parallel or oblique with respect to the collar longitudinal axis} [2016-11]
A61F 2002/3645
. . . . . . .
{hollow} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3647
. . . . . . .
{pierced with a longitudinal bore} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3649
. . . . . . . .
{offset from the neck central longitudinal axis} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/365
. . . . . .
{Connections of heads to necks} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3652
. . . . . .
{Connections of necks to shafts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3654
. . . . . .
{Connections of heads directly to shafts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3656
. . . . . .
{with angular positioning means for selecting any one of a plurality of radial orientations, e.g. at discrete positions} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3658
. . . . . . .
{Two angular positions, e.g. located at 180 degrees intervals} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/366
. . . . . . .
{at continuous positions} [2013-01]
A61F 2/3662
. . . . .
{Femoral shafts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3664
. . . . . .
{with non-sharp protrusions} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3666
. . . . . . .
{Circumferential flanges or fins} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3668
. . . . . . .
{Longitudinal fins or wings, e.g. for preventing rotation within the intramedullary bone cavity} [2013-01]
A61F 2/367
. . . . . .
{Proximal or metaphyseal parts of shafts (trochanteric devices connected to said proximal parts A61F 2/30739)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/3672
. . . . . .
{Intermediate parts of shafts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3674
. . . . . . .
{Connections of proximal parts to distal parts} [2013-01]
A61F 2/3676
. . . . . .
{Distal or diaphyseal parts of shafts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3678
. . . . . .
{Geometrical features} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/368
. . . . . . .
{with lateral apertures, bores, holes or openings, e.g. for reducing the mass, for receiving fixation screws or for communicating with the inside of a hollow shaft} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3682
. . . . . . . .
{Oblong apertures} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3684
. . . . . . . .
{inclined obliquely with respect to the shaft longitudinal axis, e.g. along the neck axis} [2016-11]
A61F 2002/3686
. . . . . . .
{bent} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3688
. . . . . . . .
{with opposite proximal and distal curvatures, i.e. S-shaped shaft} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/369
. . . . . . .
{Stepped shaft, i.e. having discrete diameter changes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3692
. . . . . . .
{hollow} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3694
. . . . . . .
{with longitudinal bores} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3696
. . . . . . .
{slotted} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3698
. . . . . . .
{twisted about the longitudinal axis of the shaft} [2013-01]
A61F 2/38
. . .
for elbows or knees [2013-01]
NOTE

  • Documents, which are of interest for more than one of the following subgroups, are classified in the hierarchically higher group only
A61F 2/3804
. . . .
{for elbows} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3809
. . . . .
{for radio-humeral joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3813
. . . . .
{for ulno-humeral joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3818
. . . . .
{for proximal radio-ulnar joints, i.e. PRU joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3822
. . . . .
{Humeral components} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3827
. . . . .
{Radial components} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3831
. . . . .
{Ulnar components} [2013-01]
A61F 2/3836
. . . .
{Special connection between upper and lower leg, e.g. constrained} [2013-01]
A61F 2/384
. . . . .
{hinged, i.e. with transverse axle restricting the movement} [2013-01]
A61F 2/3845
. . . . . .
{allowing only for single rotation} [2013-01]
A61F 2/385
. . . . . .
{also provided with condylar bearing surfaces} [2013-01]
A61F 2/3854
. . . . .
{with ball and socket joint} [2013-01]
A61F 2/3859
. . . .
{Femoral components} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3863
. . . . .
{Condyles fitted on an anchored base} [2013-01]
A61F 2/3868
. . . .
{with sliding tibial bearing} [2013-01]
A61F 2/3872
. . . .
{Meniscus for implantation between the natural bone surfaces} [2013-01]
A61F 2/3877
. . . .
{Patellae or trochleae} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3881
. . . . .
{with moving parts} [2013-01]
A61F 2/3886
. . . .
{for stabilising knees against anterior or lateral dislocations} [2013-01]
A61F 2/389
. . . .
{Tibial components (A61F 2/3868 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/3895
. . . .
{unicompartimental} [2013-01]
A61F 2/40
. . .
for shoulders [2013-01]
NOTE

  • Documents, which are of interest for more than one of the following subgroups, are classified in the hierarchically higher group only
A61F 2/4003
. . . .
{Replacing only the epiphyseal or metaphyseal parts of the humerus, i.e. endoprosthesis not comprising an entire humeral shaft (replacing only the epiphyseal or metaphyseal parts of the femur A61F 2/3601)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4007
. . . . .
{implanted without ablation of the whole natural humeral head} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4011
. . . .
{including proximal or total replacement of the humerus} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4014
. . . .
{Humeral heads or necks; Connections of endoprosthetic heads or necks to endoprosthetic humeral shafts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4018
. . . . .
{Heads or epiphyseal parts of humerus} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4022
. . . . . .
{having a concave shape, e.g. hemispherical cups} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4025
. . . . . .
{hollow} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4029
. . . . .
{Necks} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4033
. . . . . .
{with an integral complete or partial peripheral collar at its base} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4037
. . . . .
{Connections of heads to necks} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/404
. . . . . .
{with a clearance between proximal end of neck and inner end of head} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4044
. . . . .
{Connections of necks to shafts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4048
. . . . . .
{with an inner clearance between both parts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4051
. . . . .
{Connections of heads directly to shafts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4055
. . . . . .
{with an inner clearance between both parts} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4059
. . . .
{Humeral shafts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4062
. . . . .
{Proximal or metaphyseal parts of shafts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4066
. . . . . .
{for replacement or reinforcement of the greater tubercle} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/407
. . . . .
{Intermediate parts of shafts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4074
. . . . . .
{Connections of proximal or metaphyseal parts to distal or diaphyseal parts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4077
. . . . .
{Distal or diaphyseal parts of shafts} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4081
. . . .
{Glenoid components, e.g. cups} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4085
. . . . .
{having a convex shape, e.g. hemispherical heads} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4088
. . . .
{Acromial components} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4092
. . . .
{Clavicular components} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4096
. . . .
{Coracoid process components} [2013-01]
A61F 2/42
. . .
for wrists or ankles; for hands, e.g. fingers; for feet, e.g. toes [2013-01]
A61F 2/4202
. . . .
{for ankles} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4205
. . . . .
{Tibial components} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4207
. . . . .
{Talar components} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/421
. . . . .
{Fibular components, e.g. fibular-malleolar shields} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4212
. . . . .
{Tarsal bones} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4215
. . . . . .
{Lateral row of tarsal bones} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4217
. . . . . . .
{Calcaneum or calcaneus or heel bone} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/422
. . . . . .
{Medial row of tarsal bones} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4223
. . . . .
{Implants for correcting a flat foot} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4225
. . . .
{for feet, e.g. toes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4228
. . . . .
{for interphalangeal joints, i.e. IP joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/423
. . . . . .
{for big or great toes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4233
. . . . .
{for metatarso-phalangeal joints, i.e. MTP joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4235
. . . . . .
{for big or great toes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4238
. . . . .
{for tarso-metatarsal joints, i.e. TMT joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4241
. . . .
{for hands, e.g. fingers} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4243
. . . . .
{for interphalangeal joints, i.e. IP joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4246
. . . . . .
{for distal interphalangeal joints, i.e. DIP joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4248
. . . . . .
{for proximal interphalangeal joints, i.e. PIP joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4251
. . . . .
{for metacarpo-phalangeal joints, i.e. MCP or MP joints, e.g. knuckle joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4253
. . . . . .
{for thumbs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4256
. . . . .
{for carpo-metacarpal joints, i.e. CMC joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4258
. . . . . .
{for trapezo-metacarpal joints of thumbs} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4261
. . . .
{for wrists} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4264
. . . . .
{for radio-carpal joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4266
. . . . .
{for ulno-carpal joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4269
. . . . .
{for distal radio-ulnar joints, i.e. DRU joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4271
. . . . .
{Carpal bones} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4274
. . . . . .
{Distal carpal row, i.e. bones adjacent the metacarpal bones} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4276
. . . . . . .
{Trapezium} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4279
. . . . . . .
{Trapezoid} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4282
. . . . . . .
{Capitate} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4284
. . . . . . .
{Hamate} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4287
. . . . . .
{Proximal carpal row, i.e. bones adjacent the radius and the ulna} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4289
. . . . . . .
{Scaphoid or navicular bone} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4292
. . . . . . .
{Lunate} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4294
. . . . . . .
{Triquetrum} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4297
. . . . . . .
{Pisiform bone} [2013-01]
A61F 2/44
. . .
for the spine, e.g. vertebrae, spinal discs [2013-01]
A61F 2/4405
. . . .
{for apophyseal or facet joints, i.e. between adjacent spinous or transverse processes (devices implanted between spinous or transverse processes A61B 17/7062)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/441
. . . .
{made of inflatable pockets or chambers filled with fluid, e.g. with hydrogel} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4415
. . . .
{elements of the prosthesis being arranged in a chain like manner} [2013-01]
A61F 2/442
. . . .
{Intervertebral or spinal discs, e.g. resilient (non-disc-shaped intervertebral inflatable pockets A61F 2/441; non-disc-shaped intervertebral fusion implants A61F 2/4455)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4425
. . . . .
{made of articulated components} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/443
. . . . . .
{having two transversal endplates and at least one intermediate component} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4435
. . . . .
{Support means or repair of the natural disc wall, i.e. annulus, e.g. using plates, membranes or meshes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/444
. . . . .
{for replacing the nucleus pulposus} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4445
. . . . .
{Means for culturing intervertebral disc tissue} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/445
. . . . .
{Intervertebral disc tissue harvest sites} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4455
. . . .
{for the fusion of spinal bodies, e.g. intervertebral fusion of adjacent spinal bodies, e.g. fusion cages (intervertebral discs A61F 2/442)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/446
. . . . .
{having a circular or elliptical cross-section substantially parallel to the axis of the spine, e.g. cylinders or frustocones} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4465
. . . . .
{having a circular or kidney shaped cross-section substantially perpendicular to the axis of the spine} [2013-01]
A61F 2/447
. . . . .
{substantially parallelepipedal, e.g. having a rectangular or trapezoidal cross-section} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4475
. . . .
{hollow} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/448
. . . .
{comprising multiple adjacent spinal implants within the same intervertebral space or within the same vertebra, e.g. comprising two adjacent spinal implants} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4485
. . . . .
{comprising three or more adjacent spinal implants} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/449
. . . .
{comprising multiple spinal implants located in different intervertebral spaces or in different vertebrae} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4495
. . . .
{having a fabric structure, e.g. made from wires or fibres} [2016-08]
A61F 2/46
. . .
Special tools or methods for implanting or extracting artificial joints, accessories, bone grafts or substitutes, or particular adaptations therefor [2013-01]
A61F 2/4601
. . . .
{for introducing bone substitute, for implanting bone graft implants or for compacting them in the bone cavity (for introducing bone cement A61B 17/8805)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4602
. . . . .
{for compacting} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4603
. . . .
{for insertion or extraction of endoprosthetic joints or of accessories thereof} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4605
. . . . .
{of elbows} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4606
. . . . .
{of wrists or ankles; of hands, e.g. fingers; of feet, e.g. toes} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4607
. . . . .
{of hip femoral endoprostheses} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4609
. . . . .
{of acetabular cups} [2013-01]
A61F 2/461
. . . . .
{of knees} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4611
. . . . .
{of spinal prostheses} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4612
. . . . .
{of shoulders} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4614
. . . . .
{of plugs for sealing a cement-receiving space} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4615
. . . . .
{of spacers} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4616
. . . . .
{of temporo-mandibular joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4618
. . . . .
{of cartilage} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4619
. . . . .
{for extraction} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/462
. . . . . .
{of broken endoprosthetic joint parts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4622
. . . . .
{having the shape of a forceps or a clamp} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4623
. . . . .
{having a handle portion, e.g. integral with the implanting tool} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4624
. . . . . .
{releasable from the implanting tool} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4625
. . . . .
{with relative movement between parts of the instrument during use} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4627
. . . . . .
{with linear motion along or rotating motion about the instrument axis or the implantation direction, e.g. telescopic, along a guiding rod, screwing inside the instrument} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4628
. . . . . .
{with linear motion along or rotating motion about an axis transverse to the instrument axis or to the implantation direction, e.g. clamping} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4629
. . . . .
{connected to the endoprosthesis or implant via a threaded connection} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4631
. . . .
{the prosthesis being specially adapted for being cemented} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4632
. . . .
{using computer-controlled surgery, e.g. robotic surgery} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4633
. . . . .
{for selection of endoprosthetic joints or for pre-operative planning} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4635
. . . .
{using minimally invasive surgery} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4636
. . . . .
{through the hip femoral neck} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4637
. . . .
{for connecting or disconnecting two parts of a prosthesis} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4638
. . . . .
{Tools for performing screwing, e.g. nut or screwdrivers, or particular adaptations therefor} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/464
. . . . .
{of end caps for closing a prosthetic cavity} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4641
. . . . .
{for disconnecting} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4642
. . . . .
{for inserting or connecting a locking mechanism} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4644
. . . .
{Preparation of bone graft, bone plugs or bone dowels, e.g. grinding or milling bone material (bone material A61F 2/28; disintegrating or milling devices B02C)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4645
. . . . .
{Devices for grinding or milling bone material} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4646
. . . . .
{Devices for cleaning bone graft} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4648
. . . . .
{Means for culturing bone graft} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4649
. . . . .
{Bone graft or bone dowel harvest sites} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/465
. . . .
{using heating means} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4651
. . . . .
{Electric or electromagnetic heating} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4653
. . . .
{using cooling means} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4654
. . . . .
{Cryogenic cooling} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4655
. . . .
{for introducing lubricating fluid} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4657
. . . .
{Measuring instruments used for implanting artificial joints (for surgical instruments A61B 90/06)} [2016-02]
A61F 2002/4658
. . . . .
{for measuring dimensions, e.g. length} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4659
. . . . . .
{for measuring a diameter} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4661
. . . . . .
{for measuring thickness} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4662
. . . . .
{for measuring penetration depth} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4663
. . . . .
{for measuring volumes or other three-dimensional shapes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4664
. . . . . .
{for measuring conicities} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4666
. . . . .
{for measuring force, pressure or mechanical tension} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4667
. . . . . .
{for measuring torque} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4668
. . . . .
{for measuring angles} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/467
. . . . .
{for measuring fluid pressure} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4671
. . . . .
{for measuring resonant frequency} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4672
. . . . .
{for measuring temperature} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4674
. . . . .
{for measuring the pH} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4675
. . . .
{for cleaning or coating bones, e.g. bone cavities, prior to endoprosthesis implantation or bone cement introduction (for cleaning teeth cavities A61C 17/00; irrigators A61M 3/02)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4676
. . . . .
{for coating the bony surface} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4677
. . . .
{using a guide wire} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4679
. . . .
{having quick release means} [2013-01]
A61F 2/468
. . . .
{Testing instruments for artificial joints (for testing non-implantable prostheses A61F 2/76)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4681
. . . .
{by applying mechanical shocks, e.g. by hammering} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4683
. . . . .
{by applying ultrasonic vibrations} [2013-01]
A61F 2/4684
. . . .
{Trial or dummy prostheses} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4685
. . . .
{by means of vacuum} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4687
. . . .
{Mechanical guides for implantation instruments} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4688
. . . .
{having operating or control means} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4689
. . . . .
{acoustic} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/469
. . . . .
{electrical} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4692
. . . . .
{fluid} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4693
. . . . . .
{hydraulic} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4694
. . . . . .
{pneumatic} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4696
. . . . .
{optical} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4697
. . . . . .
{visual} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/4698
. . . . .
{magnetic} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/48
. .
{Operating or control means} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/481
. . .
{acoustic or audible} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/482
. . .
{electrical} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/484
. . .
{fluid} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/485
. . . .
{hydraulic} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/487
. . . .
{pneumatic} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/488
. . .
{Means for detecting or monitoring wear} [2013-01]
A61F 2/50
.
Prostheses not implantable in the body {(closure means for urethra or rectum or for artificial body openings therefor A61F 2/0004)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5001
. .
{Cosmetic coverings} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5003
. .
{having damping means, e.g. shock absorbers (for implantable joints A61F 2002/30563)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5004
. . .
{operated by electro- or magnetorheological fluids} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5006
. . .
{Dampers, e.g. hydraulic damper} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5007
. .
{having elastic means different from springs, e.g. including an elastomeric insert (elastic coating A61F 2002/3007; springs A61F 2002/5072; plate-like springs for feet A61F 2002/6657)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5009
. . .
{having two or more elastomeric blocks} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/501
. .
{having an inflatable pocket filled with fluid, i.e. liquid or gas (A61F 2/602, A61F 2002/74, A61F 2/7843 take precedence; for lubrication A61F 2002/5086)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5012
. . .
{having two or more inflatable pockets} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5013
. . .
{filled with particles (for joints A61F 2002/30588)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5015
. . .
{hardenable fluid, e.g. curable in-situ or cold-hardening casting substance} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5016
. .
{adjustable (for implantable prostheses A61F 2002/30537)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5018
. . .
{for adjusting angular orientation} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/502
. . .
{for adjusting length (for implantable joints A61F 2002/3055)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5021
. . .
{for adjusting a position by translation along an axis} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5023
. . . .
{along two perpendicular axes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5024
. . .
{for adjusting thickness} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5026
. . .
{for adjusting a diameter} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5027
. . .
{for adjusting cross-section} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5029
. . .
{for adjusting weight or mass} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/503
. . .
{for adjusting elasticity, flexibility, spring rate or mechanical tension} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5032
. . .
{for adjusting fluid pressure (inflatable pockets A61F 2002/501, A61F 2/602, A61F 2/7843; fluid operating or control means A61F 2002/74)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5033
. . .
{for adjusting damping (damping means A61F 2002/5003)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5035
. . .
{for adjusting volume flow} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5036
. . .
{self-adjustable, e.g. self-learning} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5038
. .
{Hinged joint, e.g. with transverse axle restricting the movement (for implantable joints A61F 2002/30624)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5039
. . .
{allowing only for single rotation} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5041
. . .
{having bearing bushes between the rotating parts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5043
. . .
{with rotation-limiting stops, e.g. projections or recesses} [2013-01]
A61F 2/5044
. .
{Designing or manufacturing processes (not used, see subgroup)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/5046
. . .
{for designing or making customized prostheses, e.g. using templates, finite-element analysis or CAD-CAM techniques} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5047
. . . .
{using mathematical models (A61F 2002/505 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5049
. . . . .
{Computer aided shaping, e.g. rapid prototyping} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/505
. . . .
{using CAD-CAM techniques or NC-techniques} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5052
. . . .
{Direct moulding or reforming to the stump} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5053
. . . .
{using a positive or a negative model, e.g. casting model or mould} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5055
. . .
{Reinforcing prostheses by embedding particles or fibres during moulding or dipping, e.g. carbon fibre composites} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5056
. . .
{Laminates, i.e. layered products} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5058
. .
{having means for restoring the perception of senses} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5059
. . .
{the feeling of position} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5061
. . .
{the sense of touch} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5063
. . .
{the feeling of temperature, i.e. of warmth or cold} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5064
. . .
{for reducing pain from phantom limbs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5066
. .
{Muscles (implantable A61F 2002/0894)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5067
. .
{having rolling elements between articulating surfaces (for implantable joints A61F 2002/30639)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5069
. . .
{Ball bearings} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/507
. . .
{Roller bearings} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5072
. .
{having spring elements (spring-biased locking means A61F 2002/30505; for implantable joints A61F 2002/30565; other elastic means A61F 2002/5007)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5073
. . .
{Helical springs, e.g. having at least one helical spring} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5075
. . . .
{Multiple spring systems including two or more helical springs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5076
. . . . .
{Concentric outer and inner helical springs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5078
. . .
{2-D spiral springs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5079
. . .
{Leaf springs (A61F 2002/6657 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5081
. .
{Additional features (for implantable joints A61F 2002/30535)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5083
. . .
{modular} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5084
. . .
{telescopic (adjusting length A61F 2002/502)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5086
. . .
{Lubricating means} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5087
. . .
{Sound-damping or noise-reducing means} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5089
. . .
{waterproof} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/509
. . .
{specially designed for children, e.g. having means for adjusting to their growth (implantable A61F 2250/0082)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5092
. . .
{Identification means (for implantable prostheses A61F 2250/0085)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5093
. .
{Tendon- or ligament-replacing cables (implantable A61F 2/08)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5095
. . .
{for Achilles tendons} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5096
. .
{Ball-and-socket joints (for implantable joints A61F 2002/30649)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/5098
. . .
{with rotation-limiting means} [2013-01]
A61F 2/52
. .
Mammary prostheses (brassieres A41C 3/00) [2013-01]
A61F 2002/523
. . .
{Multiple breast forms made of several concentric breast-shaped layers nested into one another} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/526
. . .
{Nipples} [2013-01]
A61F 2/54
. .
Artificial arms or hands or parts thereof [2013-01]
A61F 2002/543
. . .
{Lower arms or forearms} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/546
. . .
{Upper arms} [2013-01]
A61F 2/58
. . .
Elbows; Wrists; {Other joints; Hands} [2013-01]
A61F 2/581
. . . .
{Shoulder joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2/582
. . . .
{Elbow joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2/583
. . . .
{Hands; Wrist joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2/585
. . . . .
{Wrist joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2/586
. . . . .
{Fingers} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/587
. . . . . .
{Thumbs} [2013-01]
A61F 2/588
. . . . .
{Hands having holding devices shaped differently from human fingers, e.g. claws, hooks, tubes} [2013-01]
A61F 2/60
. .
Artificial legs or feet or parts thereof [2013-01]
A61F 2/601
. . .
{Peg legs, e.g. wooden legs} [2013-01]
A61F 2/602
. . .
{with air cushions (A61F 2/7843 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/604
. . .
{Joints for artificial legs (A61F 2/605, A61F 2/64, A61F 2/6607 take precedence)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/605
. . .
{Hip joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/607
. . .
{Lower legs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/608
. . .
{Upper legs} [2013-01]
A61F 2/64
. . .
Knee joints [2013-01]
A61F 2/642
. . . .
{Polycentric joints, without longitudinal rotation} [2013-01]
A61F 2/644
. . . . .
{of the single-bar or multi-bar linkage type} [2013-01]
A61F 2/646
. . . . .
{of the pin-guiding groove linkage type} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/648
. . . .
{Patellae} [2013-01]
A61F 2/66
. . .
Feet; Ankle joints [2013-01]
A61F 2/6607
. . . .
{Ankle joints} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/6614
. . . .
{Feet} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/6621
. . . . .
{Toes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/6628
. . . . . .
{Big toes} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/6635
. . . . .
{Metatarsals} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/6642
. . . . .
{Heels} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/665
. . . . .
{Soles} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/6657
. . . . .
{having a plate-like or strip-like spring element, e.g. an energy-storing cantilever spring keel} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/6664
. . . . . .
{Dual structures made of two connected cantilevered leaf springs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/6671
. . . . . .
{C-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/6678
. . . . . .
{L-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/6685
. . . . . .
{S-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/6692
. . . . . .
{circular or loop-shaped} [2013-01]
A61F 2/68
. .
Operating or control means [2013-01]
A61F 2002/6809
. . .
{acoustic} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/6818
. . .
{for braking} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/6827
. . .
{Feedback system for providing user sensation, e.g. by force, contact or position} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/6836
. . .
{Gears specially adapted therefor, e.g. reduction gears} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/6845
. . .
{Clutches} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/6854
. . .
{for locking or unlocking a joint} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/6863
. . .
{magnetic (magnetic prosthetic parts A61F 2002/30079)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/6872
. . .
{attached and mechanically operated by remaining muscle (bioelectrical control A61F 2/72)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/6881
. . .
{optical} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/689
. . .
{Alarm means, e.g. acoustic} [2013-01]
A61F 2/70
. . .
electrical {(not used, see A61F 2/68 and A61F 2/72)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/701
. . . .
{operated by electrically controlled means, e.g. solenoids or torque motors} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/702
. . . .
{Battery-charging stations} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/704
. . . .
{computer-controlled, e.g. robotic control} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/705
. . . .
{Electromagnetic data transfer (for implantable prostheses A61F 2250/0002)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/707
. . . .
{Remote control} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/708
. . . .
{electrically self charging} [2013-01]
A61F 2/72
. . . .
Bioelectrical control, e.g. myoelectric [2013-01]
A61F 2002/74
. . .
{fluid, i.e. hydraulic or pneumatic (inflatable pocket filled with fluid A61F 2002/501)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/741
. . . .
{using powered actuators, e.g. stepper motors or solenoids} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/742
. . . .
{Low pressure systems, e.g. vacuum pump} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/744
. . . .
{Vane- or curved-cylinder type actuators, e.g. actuators using rotary pistons} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/745
. . . .
{hydraulic} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/747
. . . .
{pneumatic} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/748
. . . .
{Valve systems} [2013-01]
A61F 2/76
. .
Means for assembling, fitting or testing prostheses, e.g. for measuring or balancing, {e.g. alignment means} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/7605
. . .
{for assembling by heating (for implanting artificial joints A61F 2002/465)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/761
. . .
{for assembling by cooling (for implanting artificial joints A61F 2002/4653)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/7615
. . .
{Measuring means (for implanting artificial joints A61F 2/4657)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/762
. . . .
{for measuring dimensions, e.g. a distance} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/7625
. . . .
{for measuring angular position} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/763
. . . .
{for measuring spatial position, e.g. global positioning system [GPS]} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/7635
. . . .
{for measuring force, pressure or mechanical tension} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/764
. . . .
{for measuring acceleration} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/7645
. . . .
{for measuring torque, e.g. hinge or turning moment, moment of force} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/765
. . . .
{for measuring time or frequency} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/7655
. . . .
{for measuring fluid pressure} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/766
. . . .
{for measuring moisture} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/7665
. . . .
{for measuring temperatures} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/767
. . . .
{for measuring blood pressure} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/7675
. . . .
{for measuring oxygen content} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/768
. . . .
{for measuring battery status} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/7685
. . . .
{located on natural or sound-site limbs, e.g. comparison measuring means} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/769
. . . .
{Displaying measured values} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/7695
. . .
{Means for testing non-implantable prostheses (for testing implantable prostheses A61F 2240/008; for implanting artificial joints A61F 2/468)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/78
. .
Means for protecting prostheses or for attaching them to the body, e.g. bandages, harnesses, straps, or stockings for the limb stump [2013-01]
A61F 2002/7806
. . .
{using adhesive means (for connecting prosthetic parts A61F 2002/30448)} [2013-01]
A61F 2/7812
. . .
{Interface cushioning members placed between the limb stump and the socket, e.g. bandages or stockings for the limb stump} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/7818
. . . .
{Stockings or socks for the limb stump (cosmetic coverings A61F 2/0059)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/7825
. . . . .
{Devices for putting-on or pulling-off stockings} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/7831
. . . . .
{with a rope for pulling the sock inside the socket} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/7837
. . . .
{Sleeves for attaching or protecting, i.e. open ended hoses} [2013-01]
A61F 2/7843
. . . .
{Inflatable bladders} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/785
. . . .
{Pads, e.g. relief pads} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/7856
. . .
{having finger loops or grips} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/7862
. . .
{Harnesses, straps (for connecting prosthetic parts A61F 2002/30464)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/7868
. . .
{Means for putting-on or pulling-off prostheses} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/7875
. . .
{with releasable ratchets or pegs (snap connections A61F 2002/305; pushing a peg into a hole A61F 2002/3038)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/7881
. . .
{using hook and loop-type fasteners (for connecting prosthetic parts A61F 2002/30467)} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/7887
. . .
{for connecting limb exoprostheses to the stump bone} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/7893
. . .
{using slide fasteners, e.g. zippers} [2013-01]
A61F 2/80
. . .
Sockets, e.g. of suction type [2013-01]
A61F 2002/802
. . . .
{Suction sockets, i.e. utilizing differential air pressure to retain the prosthesis on the stump} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/805
. . . . .
{having an air valve} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/807
. . . . .
{having a vacuum reservoir chamber} [2013-01]
A61F 2/82
.
Devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents (stent-grafts for tubular structures of the body other than blood vessels A61F 2/04; stent-grafts for blood vessels A61F 2/07; instruments specially adapted for placement or removal of stents or stent-grafts A61F 2/95; for closing wounds, or holding wounds closed A61B 17/04 - A61B 17/115; dilators A61M 29/00) [2016-05]
A61F 2002/821
. .
{Ostial stents} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/823
. .
{Stents, different from stent-grafts, adapted to cover an aneurysm} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/825
. .
{having longitudinal struts} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/826
. .
{more than one stent being applied sequentially} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/828
. .
{Means for connecting a plurality of stents allowing flexibility of the whole structure} [2013-01]
A61F 2/844
. .
folded prior to deployment [2013-01]
A61F 2/848
. .
having means for fixation to the vessel wall, e.g. barbs [2013-01]
A61F 2002/8483
. . .
{Barbs} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/8486
. . .
{provided on at least one of the ends} [2013-01]
A61F 2/852
. .
Two or more distinct overlapping stents [2013-01]
A61F 2/856
. .
Single tubular stent with a side portal passage [2013-01]
A61F 2/86
. .
Stents in a form characterised by the wire-like elements; Stents in the form characterised by a net-like or mesh-like structure [2013-01]
A61F 2/88
. . .
the wire-like elements formed as helical or spiral coils (forming a net-like or mesh-like structure A61F 2/90) [2013-01]
A61F 2/885
. . . .
{comprising a coil including a plurality of spiral or helical sections with alternate directions around a central axis} [2013-01]
A61F 2/89
. . .
the wire-like elements comprising two or more adjacent rings flexibly connected by separate members [2013-01]
A61F 2/90
. . .
characterised by a net-like or mesh-like structure [2013-01]
A61F 2/91
. . . .
made from perforated sheet material or tubes, e.g. perforated by laser cuts or etched holes [2013-01]
A61F 2/915
. . . . .
with bands having a meander structure, adjacent bands being connected to each other [2013-01]
A61F 2002/91508
. . . . . .
{the meander having a difference in amplitude along the band} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/91516
. . . . . .
{the meander having a change in frequency along the band} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/91525
. . . . . .
{within the whole structure different bands showing different meander characteristics, e.g. frequency or amplitude} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/91533
. . . . . .
{characterised by the phase between adjacent bands} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/91541
. . . . . . .
{Adjacent bands are arranged out of phase} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/9155
. . . . . .
{Adjacent bands being connected to each other} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/91558
. . . . . . .
{connected peak to peak} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/91566
. . . . . . .
{connected trough to trough} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/91575
. . . . . . .
{connected peak to trough} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/91583
. . . . . . .
{by a bridge, whereby at least one of its ends is connected along the length of a strut between two consecutive apices within a band} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/91591
. . . . . . .
{Locking connectors, e.g. using male-female connections} [2013-01]
A61F 2/92
. .
Stents in the form of a rolled-up sheet expanding after insertion into the vessel, {e.g. with a spiral shape in cross-section} [2013-01]
A61F 2/93
. . .
circumferentially expandable by using ratcheting locks [2013-01]
A61F 2/94
. .
Stents retaining their form, i.e. not being deformable, after placement in the predetermined place [2013-01]
A61F 2/945
. . .
hardenable, e.g. stents formed in situ [2013-01]
A61F 2/95
.
Instruments specially adapted for placement or removal of stents or stent-grafts [2013-01]
A61F 2002/9505
. .
{having retaining means other than an outer sleeve, e.g. male-female connector between stent and instrument} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/9511
. . .
{the retaining means being filaments or wires} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/9517
. .
{handle assemblies therefor} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/9522
. .
{Means for mounting a stent onto the placement instrument} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/9528
. .
{for retrieval of stents} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/9534
. .
{for repositioning of stents} [2013-01]
A61F 2/954
. .
for placing stents or stent-grafts in a bifurcation [2013-01]
A61F 2/958
. .
Inflatable balloons for placing stents or stent-grafts [2013-01]
A61F 2002/9583
. . .
{Means for holding the stent on the balloon, e.g. using protrusions, adhesives or an outer sleeve} [2013-01]
A61F 2002/9586
. . . .
{the means being inside the balloon} [2013-01]
A61F 2/962
. .
having an outer sleeve [2013-01]
A61F 2/966
. . .
with relative longitudinal movement between outer sleeve and prosthesis, e.g. using a push rod [2013-01]
A61F 2002/9665
. . . .
{with additional retaining means} [2013-01]
A61F 2/97
. . .
the outer sleeve being splittable [2013-01]
A61F 3/00
Lengthening pieces for natural legs [2013-01]
A61F 4/00
Methods or devices enabling invalids to operate an apparatus or a device not forming part of the body (operating or control means for prostheses A61F 2/68; {serving devices for one-handed persons A47G 21/08}) [2013-01]

A61F 5/00
Orthopaedic methods or devices for non-surgical treatment of bones or joints (surgical instruments or methods for treatment of bones or joints, devices specially adapted therefor A61B 17/56); Nursing devices; {Anti-rape devices }(bandages, dressings or absorbent pads A61F 13/00) [2013-01]
A61F 5/0003
.
{Apparatus for the treatment of obesity; Anti-eating devices (surgical instruments or methods for treatment of obesity, devices specially adapted therefor A61B 17/00; hollow or tubular parts of organs A61F 2/04)} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0006
. .
{Diet or mouth appliances} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0009
. .
{External belts} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0013
. .
{Implantable devices or invasive measures} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0016
. . .
{comprising measuring means} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/002
. . . .
{for sensing mechanical parameters} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0023
. . . .
{for sensing chemical parameters} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0026
. . .
{Anti-eating devices using electrical stimulation} [2013-01]
A61F 5/003
. . .
{inflatable} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0033
. . . .
{with more than one chamber} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0036
. . .
{Intragastrical devices} [2013-01]
A61F 5/004
. . . .
{remotely adjustable} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0043
. . . . .
{using injection ports} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0046
. . . . .
{with wireless means} [2013-01]
A61F 5/005
. . .
{Gastric bands} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0053
. . . .
{remotely adjustable} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0056
. . . . .
{using injection ports} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0059
. . . . .
{with wireless means} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0063
. . . .
{wrapping the stomach} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0066
. . . .
{Closing devices for gastric bands} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0069
. . .
{in the wall of the stomach} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0073
. . .
{in the abdominal cavity, e.g. not attached to the stomach} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0076
. . .
{preventing normal digestion, e.g. Bariatric or gastric sleeves} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0079
. . . .
{Pyloric or esophageal obstructions} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0083
. . .
{Reducing the size of the stomach, e.g. gastroplasty (surgical interventions A61B 17/00)} [2015-09]
A61F 5/0086
. . . .
{using clamps, folding means or the like} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0089
. .
{Instruments for placement or removal} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0093
.
{Rectal devices, e.g. for the treatment of haemorrhoids} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0096
.
{Anti-rape devices} [2013-01]
A61F 5/01
.
Orthopaedic devices, e.g. splints, casts or braces [2013-01]
A61F 5/0102
. .
{specially adapted for correcting deformities of the limbs or for supporting them; Ortheses, e.g. with articulations} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0104
. . .
{without articulation} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0106
. . . .
{for the knees} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0109
. . . . .
{Sleeve-like structures} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0111
. . . .
{for the feet or ankles} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0113
. . . . .
{Drop-foot appliances} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0116
. . . . .
{for connecting the feet to each other or to fixed surroundings (A61F 5/0193 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0118
. . . .
{for the arms, hands or fingers} [2013-01]
A61F 5/012
. . .
{inflatable} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0123
. . .
{for the knees (A61F 5/0106 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0125
. . . .
{the device articulating around a single pivot-point} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0127
. . .
{for the feet (A61F 5/0111 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A61F 5/013
. . .
{for the arms, hands or fingers (A61F 5/0118 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0132
. . .
{Additional features of the articulation} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0134
. . . .
{with two orthogonal pivots} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0137
. . . .
{with two parallel pivots} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0139
. . . . .
{geared} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0141
. . . .
{with more than two parallel pivots} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0144
. . . .
{Multibar} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0146
. . . .
{combining rotational and sliding movements, e.g. simulating movements of a natural joint} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0148
. . . . .
{Floating pivotal axis} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0151
. . . .
{combining rotational and torsional movements} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0153
. . . .
{combining rotational and stretching movements} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0155
. . . .
{with actuating means} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0158
. . . .
{with locking means} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/016
. . . . .
{in standing position} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0162
. . . . .
{when weight is applied} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0165
. . . .
{with limits of movement} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0167
. . . . .
{adjustable} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0169
. . . .
{with damping means} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0172
. . . .
{with cushions} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0174
. . . . .
{laterally placed} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0176
. . . . .
{supporting the patella} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0179
. . . .
{with spring means} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0181
. . .
{Protectors for articulations} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0183
. . . .
{Hip protectors, e.g. for elderly people} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0186
. . . .
{Thumb protectors} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0188
. . .
{having pressure sensors} [2013-01]
A61F 5/019
. .
{Toe correcting or spreading devices} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0193
. .
{Apparatus specially adapted for treating hip dislocation; Abduction splints} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0195
. .
{Shoe-like orthopaedic devices for protecting the feet against injuries after operations} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/0197
. .
{with spring means} [2013-01]
A61F 5/02
. .
Orthopaedic corsets (arm-rests for use as writing aids B43L 15/00) [2013-01]
A61F 5/022
. . .
{consisting of one or more shells} [2013-01]
A61F 5/024
. . .
{having pressure pads connected in a frame for reduction or correction of the curvature of the spine} [2013-01]
A61F 5/026
. . .
{Back straightening devices with shoulder braces to force back the shoulder to obtain a correct curvature of the spine (for clavicle fractures A61F 5/05808; restraining devices A61F 5/37)} [2013-01]
A61F 5/028
. . .
{Braces for providing support to the lower back, e.g. lumbo sacral supports} [2013-01]
A61F 5/03
. .
Corsets or bandages for abdomen, teat or breast support, with or without pads ({trusses A61F 5/24, pressure-pads A61F 5/30 }; brassieres A41C 3/00) [2013-01]
NOTE

  • Bandages for support of breasts or abdomen are classified in group A61F 13/14
A61F 5/04
. .
Devices for stretching or reducing fractured limbs; Devices for distractions; Splints {(plaster of Paris bandages A61F 13/04; with surgery A61B 17/60)} [2013-01]
A61F 5/042
. . .
for extension or stretching [2013-01]
A61F 5/048
. . . .
Traction splints [2013-01]
A61F 5/05
. . .
for immobilising (A61F 5/0102 takes precedence) [2013-01]
A61F 5/055
. . . .
Cervical collars [2013-01]
A61F 5/058
. . . .
Splints [2013-01]
A61F 5/05808
. . . . .
{Splints for clavicle fractures} [2013-01]
A61F 5/05816
. . . . .
{Inflatable splints} [2013-01]
A61F 5/05825
. . . . .
{Strips of substantially planar form} [2013-01]
A61F 5/05833
. . . . .
{Splints rigidified by vacuum evacuation} [2013-01]
A61F 5/05841
. . . . .
{for the limbs (A61F 5/05816, A61F 5/05833 take precedence)} [2013-01]
A61F 5/0585
. . . . . .
{for the legs (toe correcting devices A61F 5/019)} [2013-01]
A61F 5/05858
. . . . . .
{for the arms (restraining devices, e.g. slings A61F 5/37)} [2013-01]
A61F 5/05866
. . . . . . .
{for wrists, hands, fingers or thumbs} [2013-01]
A61F 5/05875
. . . . . . .
{for fingers} [2013-01]
A61F 5/05883
. . . . .
{for the neck or head (A61F 5/05816, A61F 5/05833 take precedence; cervical supports A61F 5/055)} [2013-01]
A61F 5/05891
. . . . . .
{for the head, e.g. jaws, nose (nose correcting A61F 5/08)} [2013-01]
A61F 5/08
. .
Devices for correcting deformities of the nose; {Devices for enlarging the nostril, e.g. for breathing improvement} [2013-01]
A61F 5/10
. .
Devices for correcting deformities of the fingers [2013-01]
A61F 5/11
. .
Devices for correcting deformities of the nails [2013-01]
A61F 5/14
. .
Special medical insertions for shoes for flat-feet, club-feet, or the like (ordinary arch supports A43B 7/14) [2013-01]
A61F 5/24
. .
Trusses [2013-01]
A61F 5/26
. . .
with belt springs [2013-01]
A61F 5/28
. . .
Supports for trusses [2013-01]
A61F 5/30
. .
Pressure-pads (corn-pads, corn-rings A61F 13/06; {tourniquets A61B 17/132}) [2013-01]
A61F 5/32
. . .
Adjustable pressure pads [2013-01]
A61F 5/34
. . .
Pressure pads filled with air or liquid (valves specially adapted for medical use A61M 39/00; connection of valves to inflatable elastic bodies B60C 29/00; {valves per se F16K}) [2013-01]
A61F 5/37
.
Restraining devices for the body or for body parts, {e.g. slings}; Restraining shirts {(handcuffs E05B 75/00)} [2013-01]
A61F 5/3707
. .
{for the head (cervical supports A61F 5/055; splints A61F 5/05883)} [2013-01]
A61F 5/3715
. .
{for attaching the limbs to other parts of the body} [2013-01]
A61F 5/3723
. . .
{for the arms} [2013-01]
A61F 5/373
. . . .
{for restricting the movement of the arm at the elbow} [2013-01]
A61F 5/3738
. . . .
{Slings} [2013-01]
A61F 5/3746
. . . . .
{Jacket-like sling} [2013-01]
A61F 5/3753
. . . .
{Abduction support} [2013-01]
A61F 5/3761
. .
{for attaching the limbs to other objects (A61F 5/3769 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A61F 5/3769
. .
{for attaching the body to beds, wheel-chairs or the like} [2013-01]
A61F 5/3776
. . .
{by means of a blanket or belts (to chairs only A61F 5/3792)} [2013-01]
A61F 5/3784
. . . .
{directly connected to the trunk, e.g. with jacket} [2013-01]
A61F 5/3792
. . .
{to chairs, e.g. wheelchairs (A61F 5/3784 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A61F 5/40
.
Suspensory bandages [2013-01]
A61F 5/41
.
Devices for promoting penis erection (penis implants A61F 2/26; massage of the genitals A61H 19/00) [2013-01]
A61F 2005/411
. .
{Penile supports} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/412
. .
{by vacuum means} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/414
. .
{by constricting means} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/415
. .
{by inflatable means} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/417
. .
{by vibrating means} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/418
. .
{by electrical stimulation} [2013-01]
A61F 5/44
.
Devices worn by the patient for reception of urine, faeces, catamenial or other discharge; {Portable urination aids }(absorbent pads, e.g. sanitary towels, A61F 13/15; drainage appliances for wounds A61M 27/00; {emptying devices for urine bags B65B 69/0016}); Colostomy devices (adhesives for colostomy devices A61L 24/00; materials for colostomy devices A61L 28/00) [2013-01]
A61F 5/4401
. .
{with absorbent pads (diapers A61F 13/49)} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/4402
. .
{disposable} [2013-01]
A61F 5/4404
. .
{Details or parts} [2013-01]
A61F 5/4405
. . .
{Valves or valve arrangements specially adapted therefor (A61F 5/441 takes precedence); Fluid inlets or outlets (A61F 5/4407 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A61F 5/4407
. . .
{Closure means other than valves} [2013-01]
A61F 5/4408
. . .
{Means for securing receptacles or bags to the body otherwise than by adhesives, e.g. belts, straps or harnesses (A61F 5/449 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
A61F 5/441
. .
having {venting or} deodorant means, e.g. filters; {having antiseptic means, e.g. bacterial barriers} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/4415
. .
{venting by manual operation} [2013-01]
A61F 5/442
. .
having irrigation ports or means (irrigators A61M 3/02) [2013-01]
A61F 5/443
. .
having {adhesive seals for securing to the body, e.g. of} hydrocolloid type, e.g. gels, starches, karaya gums {(adhesives or sealing pads therefor A61L 24/00)} [2013-01]
A61F 5/445
. .
Colostomy, {ileostomy or urethrostomy} devices (A61F 5/441, A61F 5/442, A61F 5/443 take precedence) [2013-01]
A61F 2005/4455
. . .
{Implantable} [2014-09]
A61F 5/448
. . .
Means for attaching bag to seal ring [2013-01]
A61F 2005/4483
. . .
{Convex pressure ring} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/4486
. . .
{with operable locking ring} [2013-01]
A61F 5/449
. . .
Body securing means, e.g. belts, garments [2013-01]
A61F 2005/4495
. . .
{with floating-belt attaching ring} [2013-01]
A61F 5/451
. .
Genital {or anal} receptacles (A61F 5/441, A61F 5/442, A61F 5/443 take precedence; {other body securing means A61F 5/4408; devices for taking faeces samples A61B 10/0038; devices for taking urine samples A61B 10/007}) [2013-01]
A61F 5/453
. . .
for collecting urine or other discharge from male member (A61F 6/04 takes precedence; {devices for taking sperm samples A61B 10/0058}) [2013-01]
A61F 5/455
. . .
for collecting urine or discharge from female member [2013-01]
A61F 5/4553
. . . .
{placed in the vagina, e.g. for catamenial use (pessaries A61F 6/08; absorbent cups A61F 13/2045)} [2015-07]
A61F 5/4556
. . . .
{Portable urination aids, e.g. to allow females to urinate from a standing position} [2013-01]
A61F 5/48
.
Devices for preventing wetting or pollution of the bed [2013-01]
A61F 5/485
. .
{Absorbent protective pads (mattress underlays A47C 21/06; bed linen A47G 9/02)} [2013-01]
A61F 5/50
.
Devices for preventing finger-sucking [2013-01]
A61F 5/56
.
Devices for preventing snoring {(by influencing the respiratory system by gas treatment A61M 16/00)} [2013-01]
A61F 2005/563
. .
{Anti-bruxisme} [2013-01]
A61F 5/566
. .
{Intra-oral devices} [2013-01]
A61F 5/58
.
Apparatus for correcting stammering or stuttering [2013-01]
A61F 6/00
Contraceptive devices; Pessaries; Applicators therefor (chemical aspects of contraception A61K) [2013-01]
A61F 6/005
.
{Packages or dispensers for contraceptive devices} [2013-01]
A61F 6/02
.
for use by males (A61F 6/20 takes precedence) [2013-01]
A61F 6/04
. .
Condoms, sheaths or the like, {e.g. combined with devices protecting against contagion} [2013-01]
A61F 2006/041
. . .
{combined with a protective garment, e.g. underpants or mask} [2013-01]
A61F 2006/042
. . . .
{covering the mouth, e.g. oral condom} [2013-01]
A61F 2006/043
. . .
{with more than one barrier} [2013-01]
A61F 2006/044
. . .
{with absorbent material} [2013-01]
A61F 2006/045
. . .
{with closing devices at the open end} [2013-01]
A61F 2006/046
. . . .
{for closing after use} [2013-01]
A61F 2006/047
. . .
{with holding means} [2013-01]
A61F 2006/048
. . .
{with surface protuberances} [2013-01]
A61F 2006/049
. . .
{with strips to apply the condom} [2013-01]
A61F 6/06
.
for use by females (A61F 6/20 takes precedence) [2013-01]
A61F 6/065
. .
{Condom-like devices worn by females} [2013-01]
A61F 6/08
. .
Pessaries, i.e. devices worn in the vagina to support the uterus, remedy a malposition or prevent conception, {e.g. combined with devices protecting against contagion} [2013-01]
A61F 6/12
. . .
Inserters or removers [2013-01]
A61F 6/14
. .
intra-uterine type [2013-01]
A61F 6/142
. . .
{Wirelike structures, e.g. loops, rings, spirals} [2016-11]
A61F 6/144
. . . .
{with T-configuration} [2013-01]
A61F 6/146
. . .
{Occluders for the cervical canal (occluding by internal devices A61B 17/12022; dilators A61M 29/00)} [2013-01]
A61F 6/148
. . .
{with sheet-like structure} [2013-01]
A61F 6/16
. . .
inflatable [2013-01]
A61F 6/18
. . .
Inserters or removers; {Apparatus for loading an intra-uterine device into an insertion tube} [2013-01]
A61F 6/20
.
Vas deferens occluders; Fallopian occluders [2013-01]
A61F 6/202
. .
{Means specially adapted for ligaturing, compressing or clamping of oviduct or vas deferens (of tubular organs in general A61B 17/12)} [2013-01]
A61F 6/204
. . .
{Clamp applying devices} [2013-01]
A61F 6/206
. .
{Clamps (ligaturing clamps or clips A61B 17/122)} [2013-01]
A61F 6/208
. .
{Implements for ligaturing} [2013-01]
A61F 6/22
. .
implantable in tubes {(occluding by internal devices A61B 17/12022)} [2013-01]
A61F 6/225
. . .
{transcervical} [2013-01]
A61F 6/24
. . .
characterised by valve means [2013-01]
A61F 7/00
Heating or cooling appliances for medical or therapeutic treatment of the human body (heating or cooling means in connection with bedsteads or mattresses A47C 21/00; {massage, therapeutic baths A61H }; hyperthermia using electric or magnetic fields or ultrasound A61N; electric heating elements H05B) [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0001
.
{Body part} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0002
. .
{Head or parts thereof} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0003
. . .
{Face} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0004
. . .
{Eyes or part of the face surrounding the eyes} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0005
. . .
{Ears} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0006
. . .
{Nose} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0007
. . .
{Forehead, e.g. headbands} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0008
. . .
{Scalp} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0009
. . .
{Throat or neck} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/001
. . . .
{Throat only} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0011
. . . .
{Neck only} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0012
. . . . .
{with means for support of the head} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0013
. . .
{Jaw} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0014
. . .
{Chin} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0015
. . .
{Cheeks} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0017
. . .
{Mouth} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0018
. .
{Trunk or parts thereof} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0019
. . .
{Breast} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/002
. . . .
{Heart} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0021
. . .
{Female breast} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0022
. . .
{Abdomen} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0023
. . .
{Waist} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0024
. . .
{Back} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0025
. . .
{Higher part of back} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0026
. . .
{Middle part of back} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0027
. . .
{Lower part of back} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0028
. . .
{Rectum} [2013-01]
A61F 2007/0029
. .