90% Patient Satisfaction Reported in Peer-Reviewed Clinical Study of Conformis iTotal PS Knee Replacements
The clinical study, conducted by renowned
Neginhal, Vivekanand MD; Kurtz, William MD; Schroeder, Lennart MD Patient Satisfaction, Functional Outcomes, and Survivorship in Patients with a Customized Posterior-Stabilized Total Knee Replacement, JBJS Reviews:
“This peer-reviewed clinical research is the latest in more than thirty studies published in medical journals that supports the strong performance of our patient-specific implants, which are designed to fit each patient’s unique anatomy,” said
In addition to patient satisfaction rates, patient-reported outcomes were assessed utilizing the Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score Joint Replacement (
The researchers also found that the average preoperative baseline pain rating of 6.5 (range of 3 to 10) for the patients studied decreased by 5.2 on the numeric pain rating scale to an average of 1.3 (range of 0 to 8), which reflects a dramatic reduction in pain.
The final measure assessed was implant survivorship, which was found to be 100% at an average of 23 months post-op for the 100 knees included in the study.
About Conformis, Inc.
Conformis is a medical technology company that uses its proprietary iFit Image-to-Implant technology platform to develop, manufacture, and sell joint replacement implants and instruments that are individually sized and shaped, which we refer to as personalized, individualized, or sometimes as customized, to fit each patient’s unique anatomy. Conformis offers a broad line of sterile, personalized knee and hip implants and single-use instruments delivered to hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers. In clinical studies, the Conformis iTotal CR knee replacement system demonstrated superior clinical outcomes, including better function and greater patient satisfaction, compared to traditional, off-the-shelf implants. Conformis owns or exclusively in-licenses issued patents and pending patent applications that cover personalized implants and patient-specific instrumentation for all major joints.
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