What does Posterior Stabilized Knee mean?

Posterior-stabilized implants attempt to replace the role of the PCL with a polyethylene post and femoral cam that interact to prevent anterior translation of the femur on the tibia, while allowing femoral rollback during flexion.

What does Posterior Stabilized Knee mean?

Posterior-stabilized implants attempt to replace the role of the PCL with a polyethylene post and femoral cam that interact to prevent anterior translation of the femur on the tibia, while allowing femoral rollback during flexion.

How much does a Conformis knee cost?

Total direct costs analysis: $9,341 for Conformis iTotal® patients (savings of $1,006 to $1,263 per patient) $10,347 for Zimmer Persona® patients.

What is a Conformis knee replacement?

About Conformis We are a medical technology company that uses our proprietary iFit Image-to-Implant technology platform to develop, manufacture and sell joint replacement implants that are individually sized and shaped, which we refer to as customized, to fit each patient’s unique anatomy.

What is the Conformis knee made of?

The femoral and tibial components of Conformis knee implants are composed of Cobalt Chrome Molybdenum Alloy (Co-Cr-Mo).

What is a CCK knee replacement?

Constrained condylar knee (CCK) prosthesis are common used for revision surgery but can also help surgeons to improve implant stability in primary knee arthroplasty, in fact in severe knee arthrosis with serious deformity associated with a significant instability a more constrained articulation is required.

What type of knee replacement implant is best?

Fixed-Bearing Knee Implants This is the most commonly recommended knee prosthesis. Fixed-bearing implants have the tibial section made of a polyethylene cushion, and this is fixed to a metal base. This allows the upper femoral component to easily glide over it during movement.

Is Conformis a good company?

Is Conformis a good company to work for? Conformis has an overall rating of 2.9 out of 5, based on over 113 reviews left anonymously by employees. 54% of employees would recommend working at Conformis to a friend and 31% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 9% over the last 12 months.

Is titanium best for knee replacement?

Titanium alloys are biocompatible, will not corrode, nor change inside the body. Titanium cobalt is more elastic and favorable to the natural bone surrounding the implant. Since this metal is softer, it tends to make up the tibial part of the replacement where the plastic insert locks in.

What is the conformis posterior stabilizing total knee replacement system (itotal PS)?

The ConforMIS Posterior Stabilizing Total Knee Replacement System (iTotal PS) is intended for use only by fully trained physicians. Prior to use of a ConforMIS device, please review the instructions for use and surgical technique for a complete listing of indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, and directions for use.

What is the difference between conformis and itotal PS?

iTotal, iJig, iView and ConforMIS are registered trademarks of ConforMIS. CAUTION: USA federal law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician. The ConforMIS Posterior Stabilizing Total Knee Replacement System (iTotal PS) is intended for use only by fully trained physicians.

What are conformis KRS implants made of?

ConforMIS, Inc., iTotal PS (Posterior Stabilized) KRS (Knee Replacement System) implants are manufactured of non- ferromagnetic materials such as, cobalt-chromium-molybdenum alloy (CoCrMo) and ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (iPoly) or highly cross-linked ultra-high molecular weight Vitamin E enriched polyethylene (iPoly XE).