Boron plasma-treatment of CoCrMo orthopedic implants

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: 1R43AR051262-01
Agency Tracking Number: AR051262
Amount: $182,788.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2004
Solicitation Year: 2004
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: PHS2004-2
Small Business Information
HY-TECH RESEARCH CORPORATION, 104 CENTRE COURT, RADFORD, VA, 24141
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 CC Klepper
 (540) 639-4019
 CKLEPPER@HYTECHRESEARCH.COM
Business Contact
Phone: (703) 639-4019
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The primary cause of failure in hip and knee replacement implants is polymer debris produced by rubbing action of the metal Co-Cr-Mo alloy component against the polymer (UHMWPE) counter surface. This debris is large

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