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Antimicrobial electrostatic implantable medical device

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A device and method for providing antimicrobial activity around a surgical implant. Antimicrobial activity is provided by the inclusion of a highly conductive material to a surgical implant and providing a low electrical charge to the implant. Electrical charge is provided by a static generator or battery attached to the implant or attached via electrical leads.

Inventors: 
Fleischmann, David
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Biotechnology and Healthcare
FIle Date: 
2012-08-29
Grant Date: 
2015-01-13
Grant time: 
867 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
15
Claim count percentile rank: 
5
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY