GB2189149B - Four bar knee mechanism for an artificial leg. - Google Patents

Four bar knee mechanism for an artificial leg.

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Publication number
GB2189149B
GB2189149B GB8700780A GB8700780A GB2189149B GB 2189149 B GB2189149 B GB 2189149B GB 8700780 A GB8700780 A GB 8700780A GB 8700780 A GB8700780 A GB 8700780A GB 2189149 B GB2189149 B GB 2189149B
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GB
United Kingdom
Prior art keywords
artificial leg
knee mechanism
bar knee
bar
mechanism
Prior art date
Legal status (The legal status is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the status listed.)
Expired - Fee Related
Application number
GB8700780A
Other versions
GB8700780D0 (en
GB2189149A (en
Inventor
Richard Zbigniew Marlow
Current Assignee (The listed assignees may be inaccurate. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy of the list.)
J E Hanger & Co Ltd
Hanger & Co Ltd J E
Original Assignee
* J E HANGER & COMPANY LIMITED
HANGER & CO LTD J E
Priority date (The priority date is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the date listed.)
Filing date
Publication date
Priority to GB8609339A priority Critical patent/GB2189147B/en
Application filed by * J E HANGER & COMPANY LIMITED, HANGER & CO LTD J E filed Critical * J E HANGER & COMPANY LIMITED
Publication of GB8700780D0 publication Critical patent/GB8700780D0/en
Priority claimed from EP87303313A external-priority patent/EP0243081A3/en
Publication of GB2189149A publication Critical patent/GB2189149A/en
Application granted granted Critical
Publication of GB2189149B publication Critical patent/GB2189149B/en
Anticipated expiration legal-status Critical
Application status is Expired - Fee Related legal-status Critical

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Classifications

    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS 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
    • A61F2/00Filters 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
    • A61F2/50Prostheses not implantable in the body
    • A61F2/60Artificial legs or feet or parts thereof
    • A61F2/64Knee joints
    • A61F2/642Polycentric joints, without longitudinal rotation
    • A61F2/644Polycentric joints, without longitudinal rotation of the single-bar or multi-bar linkage type
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS 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
    • A61F2/00Filters 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
    • A61F2/50Prostheses not implantable in the body
    • A61F2002/5072Prostheses not implantable in the body having spring elements
    • A61F2002/5073Helical springs, e.g. having at least one helical spring
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS 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
    • A61F2/00Filters 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
    • A61F2/50Prostheses not implantable in the body
    • A61F2002/5072Prostheses not implantable in the body having spring elements
    • A61F2002/5079Leaf springs
GB8700780A 1986-04-16 1987-01-14 Four bar knee mechanism for an artificial leg. Expired - Fee Related GB2189149B (en)

Priority Applications (1)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
GB8609339A GB2189147B (en) 1986-04-16 1986-04-16 Four bar knee mechanism for an artificial leg.

Applications Claiming Priority (2)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
EP87303313A EP0243081A3 (en) 1986-04-16 1987-04-15 Artificial knee with improved stable link-type knee joint
US07/236,733 US4911709A (en) 1986-04-16 1988-08-26 Artificial knee with improved stable link-type knee joint

Publications (3)

Publication Number Publication Date
GB8700780D0 GB8700780D0 (en) 1987-02-18
GB2189149A GB2189149A (en) 1987-10-21
GB2189149B true GB2189149B (en) 1990-04-18

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Family Applications (2)

Application Number Title Priority Date Filing Date
GB8609339A Expired - Fee Related GB2189147B (en) 1986-04-16 1986-04-16 Four bar knee mechanism for an artificial leg.
GB8700780A Expired - Fee Related GB2189149B (en) 1986-04-16 1987-01-14 Four bar knee mechanism for an artificial leg.

Family Applications Before (1)

Application Number Title Priority Date Filing Date
GB8609339A Expired - Fee Related GB2189147B (en) 1986-04-16 1986-04-16 Four bar knee mechanism for an artificial leg.

Country Status (2)

Country Link
JP (1) JPS62295658A (en)
GB (2) GB2189147B (en)

Families Citing this family (1)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US7918898B2 (en) 2006-11-30 2011-04-05 Bloorview Kids Rehab Artificial joint with locking mechanism

Family Cites Families (1)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
GB2151481B (en) * 1983-12-16 1987-03-04 Hanger & Co Ltd J E Lockable knee joint

Also Published As

Publication number Publication date
GB8700780D0 (en) 1987-02-18
GB2189147A (en) 1987-10-21
JPS62295658A (en) 1987-12-23
GB2189147B (en) 1990-04-18
GB8609339D0 (en) 1986-05-21
GB2189149A (en) 1987-10-21

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