3 things to know about Medacta's new hip and knee joint replacement systems

Written by Eric Oliver | November 14, 2016 | Print  |

Castel San Pietro, Switzerland-based Medacta showcased its new MasterLoc Hip System and GMK Sphere Knee at the 26th American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting.

Here's what you need to know.


1. The MasterLoc Hip System is a cementless implant. It features a plasma-sprayed titanium coating designed to enhance initial fixation and promote long-term stability.


The MasterLoc should be implanted through minimally invasive, muscle-sparing techniques and can be used with Medacta's acetabular products.


2. The GMK Sphere Knee is a total knee system designed for functional stability. Physicians have used more than 20,000 implants to date.


3. Medacta also showcased its single use knee instruments, its double mobility acetabular system and its whole GMK Revision Knee System with its hip and knee portfolio.


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