Kyocera Medical receives FDA clearance for total hip system: 4 takeaways

Spinal Tech

The FDA cleared San Diego-based Kyocera Medical Corp.'s Initia Total Hip System.

Here are four takeaways:


1. Initia features Kyocera Medical's BIOCERAM AZU zirconia-toughened alumina ceramic femoral heads.


2. Surgeons may also purchase the system with cobalt chrome femoral heads, which are matched to cross-linked polyethylene acetabular liners.


3. The system is available in 16 taper-wedge stem sizes, with 12 of those available in the United States.


4. Kyocera Medical manufactures implantable systems and advanced ceramic components.


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