In 1998, six surgeons and two engineers, convinced by Professor BOUSQUET’s dual mobility hip implant idea, created a study group to develop a prosthesis based on this concept which was about to enter public domain in 1999.
Choosing the name GROUPE GILES (Groupe des Inventeurs Lyonnais et Stéphanois) was an homage to Pr. Gilles BOUSQUET’s legacy.
The orthopedic surgeons are :
Olivier BONNARD in VILLEURBANNE
Arnaud FIQUET in LYON
Philippe BAUCHU in LYON
Alain CYPRES in ROANNE
Philippe GIRARDIN in MONTBRISON
Daniel NOYER in BOURGOIN-JALLIEU
The biomechanical engineers are: