Conformis Announces U.S. Commercial Launch of Cordera™ Match Hip System
The Cordera™ Match Hip System is an uncemented, primary total hip replacement system composed of femoral (thigh) and acetabular (socket of the hip bone) components. It is implanted utilizing a surgeon-approved, personalized surgical plan (iView®) and patient-specific instrumentation (PSI or, specifically, iJigs®). A Cordera™ Match hip replacement procedure can be performed with just one reusable instrument tray. All implants and patient-specific instruments are delivered sterile to hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs).
“Our new Cordera™ Match Hip System begins the expansion of our growing total hip portfolio. The system, which is inserted using either an anterior or posterior surgical approach, is designed to allow more surgeons to treat a wider range of hip patients effectively,” said Mark Augusti, President and CEO. “Over the next year, we plan to launch multiple product extensions featuring the Cordera™ stem. With this first offering, surgeons who like to operate with the Cordera™ stem will benefit from the significant value provided by Conformis’ personalized surgical plan and best-in-class PSI guides, all delivered through a safe, sterile, and efficient model for hospitals and ASC sites of care.”
The iView® also provides a Digitally Reconstructed Radiograph (DRR). The DRR is a simulated full pelvis image created from the CT scan. The image is aligned parallel to the anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS), reducing the possibility of a tilted pelvis and thus providing more precise measurements. Leg length measurements are then taken referencing the patient’s anatomical landmarks to provide the surgeon with data needed to help make intraoperative decisions.
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 and conform to each patient’s unique anatomy. Conformis offers a broad line of sterile, personalized knee and hip implants and single-use instruments delivered to hospitals. 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.
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