Boron plasma-treatment of CoCrMo orthopedic implants

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$182,788.00
Award Year:
2004
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
1R43AR051262-01
Agency Tracking Number:
AR051262
Solicitation Year:
2004
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
PHS2004-2
Small Business Information
HY-TECH RESEARCH CORPORATION
HY-TECH RESEARCH CORPORATION, 104 CENTRE COURT, RADFORD, VA, 24141
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
CC Klepper
(540) 639-4019
CKLEPPER@HYTECHRESEARCH.COM
Business Contact:
(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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