Global Patent Index - EP 1067883 A1

EP 1067883 A1 2001-01-17 - AN IMPLANT COMPRISING A SUPPORT STRUCTURE AND A TRANSITION MATERIAL MADE OF POROUS PLASTICS MATERIAL

Title (en)

AN IMPLANT COMPRISING A SUPPORT STRUCTURE AND A TRANSITION MATERIAL MADE OF POROUS PLASTICS MATERIAL

Title (de)

EIN MIT EINER STÜTZSTRUKTUR UND EINEM ÜBERGANGSMATERIAL AUS PORÖSER PLASTIK VERSEHENES IMPLANTAT

Title (fr)

IMPLANT COMPRENANT UNE STRUCTURE DE SUPPORT ET MATERIAU DE TRANSITION CONSTITUE D'UNE MATIERE PLASTIQUE POREUSE

Publication

EP 1067883 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99914728 A

Priority

  • IE 9900019 W
  • IE 980243 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9951165A1] An implant (1, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 30, 34, 37, 40, 50) comprises a support (2) structure and a transition tissue bridge material (3) of porous plastic open cell structure for bedding the implant into the surrounding tissue. The support structure (2) may be a stent (1) of expansible or self-expandable material such as nitinol. The transition tissue bridge may be in the form of one or more cuffs (3) mounted on the support structure (2).

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61F 2/06

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61F 2/07 (2013.01); A61F 2/90 (2013.01); A61F 2/00 (2006.01); A61F 2/06 (2013.01); A61F 2/848 (2013.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61F 2/07 (2013.01); A61F 2/0077 (2013.01); A61F 2/90 (2013.01); A61F 2002/061 (2013.01); A61F 2002/065 (2013.01); A61F 2002/072 (2013.01); A61F 2002/075 (2013.01); A61F 2002/8486 (2013.01); A61F 2230/0078 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9951165A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9951165 A1 19991014; AU 3342499 A 19991025; EP 1067883 A1 20010117; JP 2002510524 A 20020409

INPADOC legal status


2004-07-28 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20040113

2003-08-13 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20030630

2001-01-17 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20001012

2001-01-17 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE