This expansion of the Profemur® Gladiator® Hip Stem System for Total Hip Arthroplasty provides surgical flexibility to more effectively treat patients.

Arlington, Tenn., Feb. 18, 2021 — MicroPort Orthopedics, an international leader in orthopedic devices and technologies, today announced the availability of its Profemur® Gladiator® HA Collared Stem and Profemur® Gladiator® Cemented Collared Stem. Combined with its current Profemur® Gladiator® Plasma Stem, the Gladiator® Hip Stem System is now complete, offering a wide range of indications in the treatment of both high demand total hip arthroplasties and low demand fracture patients. 

Designed for primary hip replacement surgery, the Profemur® Gladiator® Hip Stems all offer a triple wedge tapered design with distinct geometry. The hip stem is designed with a reduced lateral shoulder convenient for tissue-sparing techniques, making it perfectly suited to be used with MicroPort’s disruptive innovation through the Anterior Path® surgical approach.  The Profemur® line of Hip Stems gives surgeons the versatility to address their patients’ needs with one set of instruments in this truly comprehensive system.

“By allowing surgeons to cater a femoral hip system to their preferred techniques, we have created a customizable hip system that is Simply Versatile in its ability to exceed the needs of each surgeon, designed to help our surgeons more effectively treat patients,” said Benny Hagag, President of MicroPort Orthopedics. “This customization to tissue-sparing techniques allows for streamlined preoperative planning, excellent patient outcomes1,2, and a quicker recovery3.  The proof is in our patients.”

MicroPort Orthopedics offers various products and techniques to help patients receiving total hip and knee replacements achieve Full Function, Faster4,5. For more information on the Profemur® Gladiator® Hip System and MicroPort Orthopedics, visit www.microportortho.com.

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Individual results and activity levels after surgery vary and depend on many factors including age, weight and prior activity level. There are risks and recovery times associated with surgery and there are certain individuals who should not undergo surgery.

 

About MicroPort Orthopedics

 

MicroPort Orthopedics leverages extensive experience in orthopedics and excellent clinical results to improve patient outcomes and drive provider satisfaction across the globe. The mission of MicroPort Orthopedics is to become the trusted partner of healthcare professionals who share a belief that hip and knee replacements of the past are not good enough for the patient today. In partnership with surgeons, MicroPort helps patients get back on their feet quickly. With a focus on innovation combined with demonstrated capability to deliver the resources of an industry leader, MicroPort Orthopedics is helping patients worldwide achieve full function faster each and every day. To learn more, visit www.microportortho.com.

 

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References

  1. Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry (AO-ANJRR), Automated Indus-try Report System (AIRS), ID No. 3178 for MicroPort Or-thopedics, Profemur Gladiator Total Conventional Hip, (Procedures from 27 July 2012 – 26 August 2020), Accessed 13 October 2020, AOA, Adelaide: 1-19.
  2. MPO Data on file.
  3. As compared to traditional surgery. Gofton W, Chow J, Olsen KD, Fitch DA. Thirty-day readmission rate and discharge status following total hip arthroplasty using the SuperPath surgical technique. Int Orthop. 2015;39:847-51 
  4. QurashiS, ChinnappaJ, Lord SJ, NazhaA, Gordon J, Chow J. DrivingafterMicro-Invasive Total Hip Arthroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty 2017 May;32(5)
  5. MPO Data on file.

SOURCE:  MicroPort Orthopaedics, 18th February 2021