Navigation Links
A Better Acetabular Solution from StelKast ... Naturally
Date:4/15/2011

MCMURRAY, Pa., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- StelKast is proud to announce the recent FDA 510(k) clearance of their new EXp™ Acetabular Liners. EXp™, a blend of antioxidant and highly cross-linked polyethylene technology was developed with the consulting support of Steven Kurtz, Ph.D. and Exponent, Inc. (Philadelphia, PA). StelKast has also received 510(k) clearance for large diameter cobalt-chrome femoral heads and Biolox® delta femoral heads.

(Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110415/LA83876LOGO)

Mr. Peter Stephans, Chairman & CEO, said in a statement, "EXp™ polyethylene technology represents an optimal blend of UHMWPE, the antioxidant vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol), and cross-linking for long-term oxidative stability, preservation of mechanical properties and performance. Unlike other highly cross-linked materials, EXp™ polyethylene requires no thermal processing or infusion of antioxidants to stabilize the material. The combination of EXp™ Acetabular Liners and large diameter heads promotes joint stability.

"StelKast is excited to be the first US orthopedic company to provide a highly crosslinked vitamin E blended acetabular system offering superior oxidation resistance. The introduction of EXp™ polyethylene is just another example of StelKast's commitment to place emerging technology and high quality implants in surgeon's hands through cost effective solutions."

Full commercial launch of the EXp™ Acetabular System is planned for July 2011. For inquiries, please contact your local StelKast representative or Customer Service at 888-273-1583.

StelKast specializes in the design, manufacture, and distribution of hip and knee implant systems. The Company's mission is to provide high-quality, cost effective solutions to meet the challenges of the orthopedic community through clinically proven design concepts and innovative technology. For more information about StelKast, please visit the company website at www.stelkast.com.

Source: StelKast Inc.
Ph 888.273.1583
Fax 724.941.5987
200 Hidden Valley Road
McMurray, PA 15317 USA
www.stelkast.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE StelKast Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association Rapid Access Reports: Hispanics Hypertension Better Controlled With Equal Access to Care
2. First High-Res 3-D Structures of Mammalian HSP90 Protein Solved, Key to Better Targets for AIDS, Sepsis, Cancer Drugs
3. Organ Donor Shortage Remains Obstacle for Would-Be Transplant Patients Despite Better Medicine
4. Research Presented at ISHLT Shows Promise of Addressing Critical Organ Shortage and Better Organ Preservation
5. Study Shows Once-Yearly Reclast Better than Risedronate at Increasing Bone Mass in Patients With Osteoporosis Caused by Glucocorticoids
6. Phreesia Announces Clinical Initiative to Better Manage Symptoms of Parkinsons Disease
7. In Blood Vessel Stents, Innovative Materials Allow Better Control, Delivery of Gene Therapy
8. Study in JAMA Shows Patients Treated With Abbotts XIENCE(TM) V Drug Eluting Stent Experience Better Outcomes Than Patients Treated With Market-Leading Drug Eluting Stent
9. Patients With Asthma and Seasonal Allergies Respond Better to Advair(R) for Their Asthma Than Singulair(TM)
10. Halozyme Therapeutics Announces Phase I Clinical Trial Results Demonstrating that the Combination of Recombinant Human Hyaluronidase (rHuPH20) With Humulin R(R) and with Humalog(R) Yields Faster, More Physiologic Insulin Kinetics and Better Predictability
11. Data Presented at Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Interventional Cardiology Demonstrate OrbusNeichs Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R Stent(TM) Has Better Outcomes When Compared to Drug-Eluting Stents
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/28/2016)...  The blood testing market in China ... Information and The Freedonia Group in a recent report.  ... The healthcare research firm said that China ... stations and in improving testing at the provincial level.  ... Blood Testing Market in China , which ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... , April 28, 2016 Dr. ... and Ste phen ... ArisGlobal®, a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for life ... Pharmacovigilance team to bring a wealth of insight to a growing ... pharmacovigilance knowledge. George Phillips joined ArisGlobal in ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... 28, 2016  ValGenesis, Inc., the market ... (VLMS) today announced that a prominent world ... of chronic kidney failure has selected ValGenesis ... corporate validation process. The global medical device ... to manage their validation processes electronically. Upon ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:5/2/2016)... ... ... As directed by its board of directors during its April 26 meeting, ... certified nurse practitioners (CNP) to practice to the full scope of their license without ... years and 3,600 hours. , In addition, HAP supports CNPs who are licensed in ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... LINCOLN, R.I. (PRWEB) , ... May 02, 2016 ... ... , an educational website to help consumers better understand life insurance throughout various ... helpful resources, including an easy-to-use life insurance needs calculator and content specific to ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... ... May 02, 2016 , ... Dr. Philip Shindler, ... with same day treatments. In the past, many necessary dental treatments could require multiple ... with multiple anesthetic shots and extra chair time. Not only could this be inconvenient, ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Further establishing itself as a leader in natural pet products ... Boxes were selected from over 1,000 entrants as a winner and recipient of the ... chews for dogs are a favorite product among pet-parents worldwide, as each whimsical knobby ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... ... May 02, 2016 , ... ... that many commonly used prescription medications, including anxiolytics, painkillers, antidepressants and cholesterol-lowering ... risks, Novus Medical Detox Center —a leading Florida-based drug treatment facility—advises ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):