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Amedica's Silicon Nitride Ceramic Bearing Technology Receives Prestigious HAP Paul Award for Use in Total Hip Arthroplasty
Date:10/10/2007

"This paper demonstrates the inherent strength and wear resistance advantages of silicon nitride ceramics compared with the current generation of ceramic orthopedic implants. We are pleased that a group of our peers has selected our research on silicon nitride ceramic and recognized the important potential of this material for total hip arthroplasty. Importantly, we believe independent recognition such as this award, will increase awareness of silicon nitride and support its future use in orthopedic applications such as ceramic bearings for joint replacement."

About Amedica

Amedica Corporation is an emerging orthopedic implants company focused on using its ceramics technologies to develop and commercialize a broad range of innovative, high-performance spine and joint implants for the growing orthopedic device market. Its products under development include reconstructive spine, hip and knee implants that may represent a new standard of care in total joint implants based on superior durability, performance and safety.

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Ashok C. Khandkar

Chief Executive Officer

(801) 583-5100

Email: ak@amedicacorp.com

http://www.amedicacorp.com


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