FDA clears Centric Medical's Metatarsal Hemi Implant System — 5 details

Written by  Adam Schrag | Tuesday, 14 February 2017 22:18
Social sharing

Huntley, Ill.-based Centric Medical's Metatarsal Hemi Implant System has been cleared for marketing and distribution.   

Here are five things to know:


1. The Metatarsal Hemi Implant helps treat patients with degenerative and post-traumatic arthritis in the metatarsal joint in the presence of good bone stock.


2. The device helps patients suffering from hallux valgus or hallux rigidus and an unstable or painful metatarsal/phalangeal joint.


3. With a round head and a tapered stem, the implant easily grips the first metatarsal.


4. Its mirror finish head decreases friction between different surfaces, reducing cartilage wear.


5. The implant comes in five sizes.


More articles on devices:
Curt Wiedenhoefer named president of Consensus Orthopedics — 4 details

Life Spine boosted 2016 revenue by 38%; launched 27 products — 5 highlights

Global cervical total disc replacement device market to hit $1.75B by 2021: 5 observations

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2017. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies here.

Top 40 Articles from the Past 6 Months