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Femoral prosthesis

Image Number 2 for United States Patent #5258034.

The present invention provides a prosthesis having a stem and upper body part. The upper body part is coated in a material to promote the ingrowth of bone therein and the lower portion of the stem is coated by a material which will be absorbed during the time taken for the prosthesis to be held in place by ingrowth of bone onto the upper body part.

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