Navigation Links
Zimmer Awarded Premium Pricing for Trabecular Metal™ Modular Cup in Japan
Date:12/13/2010

WARSAW, Ind., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZMH; SIX: ZMH), a global leader in musculoskeletal care, announced today that the Trabecular Metal Modular Cup has received the distinction of being awarded the highest reimbursement premium percentage granted to-date for an orthopaedic product in Japan.  

The Japanese Central Social Insurance Medical Council, otherwise known as the Chuikyo, awarded Zimmer's Trabecular Metal Modular Cup with an unprecedented 20 percent reimbursement premium.  The decision was presented by the Chuikyo expert panel after a comprehensive review of both the material technology and clinical data.  It was the opinion of the expert panel that the extensive positive clinical data clearly demonstrated significant clinical advantages and effectiveness of Zimmer's proprietary Trabecular Metal Technology.  Based on the review, a new functional reimbursement category has been established in Japan for the Trabecular Metal Modular Cup and will be introduced on January 1, 2011.  

Trabecular Metal material is a highly porous biomaterial that resembles the structure, function, and physiology of trabecular bone.  No other porous metal material is supported by the amount of peer-reviewed, published clinical data of Trabecular Metal Technology and its history of proven success in orthopaedic applications.  This novel material is conducive to bone formation, enabling robust biologic fixation and a stiffness similar to cancellous bone.  The properties of  Trabecular Metal Technology allow for decreased stress shielding and the material has the potential to improve long-term implant fixation.

"We believe Trabecular Metal technology represents one of the most significant material advancements in orthopaedics, contributing both outsta
'/>"/>

SOURCE Zimmer Holdings, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Comparative Study Shows Significant Bone In-growth and Advanced Clinical Outcomes Using Zimmers Trabecular Metal(TM) Technology
2. Zimmer Holdings Announces Live Audio Webcast and Conference Call of Third Quarter 2009 Results
3. Zimmer Reports Fourth Quarter and 2009 Financial Results
4. Zimmer Holdings, Inc. Agrees to Sell $1 Billion of Senior Notes
5. Zimmer Holdings Announces Live Audio Webcast and Conference Call of Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2009 Results
6. Zimmer Holdings to Present at 21st Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference
7. Ameritox(R) Appoints Jay B. Zimmerman as Chief Operating Officer
8. Zimmer Holdings to Present at Cowen & Company 30th Annual Health Care Conference
9. Zimmer Natural Knee Celebrates 25 Years of Excellence
10. Zimmer Holdings to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2010 Health Care Conference
11. Zimmer Holdings to Present at Bairds 2010 Growth Stock Conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/29/2015)... 30, 2015 Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: ... EGFR Mutation Test v2 for Premarket Approval (PMA) ... as a companion diagnostic test for AZD9291, an ... patients with an acquired resistant mutation.  ... have adenocarcinoma with tumor containing an EGFR sensitizing ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... Calif. , July 29, 2015  UBM Canon ... San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina on September 1-2, ... device industry. A highlight of the Business Development track ... Backing from Different Types of Investors, featuring Renee ... Johnson Development Corporation; Brent Ahrens , Partner, Canaan ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... Calif. and CAMBRIDGE, Mass. ... Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS ), the leader in ... subsidiary, announced today that The New England ... a Phase 2 clinical study evaluating volanesorsen (formerly ... to severely high triglycerides. This publication follows the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Roche submits filing to FDA for companion diagnostic for non-small cell lung cancer drug therapy 2Roche submits filing to FDA for companion diagnostic for non-small cell lung cancer drug therapy 3MEDevice San Diego Offers Tips on Securing Financial Backing from Investors 2Positive Clinical Data From Volanesorsen Published in the New England Journal of Medicine 2Positive Clinical Data From Volanesorsen Published in the New England Journal of Medicine 3Positive Clinical Data From Volanesorsen Published in the New England Journal of Medicine 4Positive Clinical Data From Volanesorsen Published in the New England Journal of Medicine 5Positive Clinical Data From Volanesorsen Published in the New England Journal of Medicine 6Positive Clinical Data From Volanesorsen Published in the New England Journal of Medicine 7
... Aug. 24 Physicians at Southern,Health have started a ... a new strategy for defeating hepatitis C viral infection, ... Implicit Bioscience,s drug, oglufanide disodium, which works as ... by intranasal,administration to patients with chronic hepatitis C viral ...
... Fund Continued Rapid Growth and Innovation, AUDUBON, Pa., ... implant manufacturer in the world, today announced,the closing of ... led the round and was joined by AIG SunAmerica ... Securities, LLC acted,as sole placement agent. The Series ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Drug in New Hepatitis C Clinical Trial 2Globus Medical Raises $110 Million in Series E Financing Round 2
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 30, 2015 , ... On July 23rd Clay Today Online ... to fund the state’s large prison system, which has amassed largely enough throughout the ... incarceration. In light of President Obama’s recent reduction of non violent drug offender’s prison ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... , ... Gummy smile surgeon, Dr. Alex Farnoosh, now offers comprehensive ... as the patented gum depigmentation treatmet. Dr. Farnoosh is a renowned dentist with decades ... around the world. , “Like treatment of any other disease or condition, making the ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... 30, 2015 , ... New research finds some distinct differences in the way ... on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. , Researchers with the National Institutes of Health, ... cases of mesothelioma occurring between 1990 and 2010. Two percent of these cases (207) ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... , ... Author Dr. Raul Llanos seeks to empower readers to ... book, “ Consciously Healing our Webs of Health, Wellbeing, Success, and Abundance ” (published ... responsibility for ourselves, we can create better realities.” His book illustrates the possibilities of ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... , ... After a three year trial designed to study the efficiency and ... “bionic eye,” researchers have determined the trial to be a success, and are recommending ... affected by complete vision loss as a result of Retinitis pigmentosa. The results of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Florida Questions Its Spending on Punitive Incarceration in Light of Exorbitant Costs for Non Violent Offenders 2Health News:Florida Questions Its Spending on Punitive Incarceration in Light of Exorbitant Costs for Non Violent Offenders 3Health News:Gummy Smile Dentist, Alex Farnoosh DMD, is Now Offering Comprehensive Treatment Options for Gummy Smiles 2Health News:Study Finds Mesothelioma Behaves Differently in Younger People, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:New book by Dr. Raul Llanos: ‘The power to change is within’ 2Health News:New book by Dr. Raul Llanos: ‘The power to change is within’ 3Health News:The Vision Enhancing “Bionic Eye” Deemed Safe For Long Term Use After Three Year Clinical Trial 2
... common cancer drug imatinib (Gleevec), researchers have eliminated morphine ... the effectiveness of chronic pain management in patients, according ... Cancer Center. Narcotics such as morphine are a ... the pain-relieving effects of these drugs can develop, requiring ...
... caused by an erosion of the protective caps on chromosomes, ... allows malignant cells to evade destruction and acquire more deadly ... journal Cell . In a strain of ... through this two-step process developed lethal cancer and 25 percent ...
... A Cedars-Sinai research scientist has been awarded two ... prestigious Research Project Grant from the National Institutes of ... Terrence Town, PhD, is studying drugs that ... amyloid plaques that build up in the brain and ...
... HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, Feb. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Alcohol ... new national survey reveals. The online, anonymous poll indicated ... abuse or dependence: nearly 14 percent of male surgeons and ... 8 percent to 12 percent figure typically cited for alcohol ...
... Institute researchers will lead a symposium on relationships between ... autism in children during the American Association for the ... in Vancouver, Canada. The symposium, "Autism: Genetic, Epigenetic ... Feb. 18. The researchers, both affiliated with the UC ...
... Alzheimer,s disease drugs now being tested in clinical trials ... Northwestern Medicine research. A study with mice suggests the ... to be miswired and interfering with their ability to ... the scientist whose original research led to the drug ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Reformulated imatinib eliminates morphine tolerance in lab studies 2Health News:Telomere failure, telomerase activation drive prostate cancer progression 2Health News:Telomere failure, telomerase activation drive prostate cancer progression 3Health News:Cedars-Sinai awarded $2.5 million to study potential new drug treatments for Alzheimer's disease 2Health News:15% of U.S. Surgeons Report Drinking Problems in Survey 2Health News:15% of U.S. Surgeons Report Drinking Problems in Survey 3Health News:15% of U.S. Surgeons Report Drinking Problems in Survey 4Health News:UC Davis MIND Institute researchers to present on autism at AAAS Annual Meeting in Vancouver 2Health News:Alzheimer's drugs may have adverse side effects 2
... The full color LCD ... familiar joystick controls, enable any ... make quick and accurate measurements.,Measurement ... the color screen, and results ...
... Patients who need punctal ... dry eye relief. They also ... be as comfortable and as ... why Alcon punctal plugs are ...
... to diagnostic images and reports, the powerful ... scaled to meet the needs of virtually ... Web PACS system allows clinicians, referring physicians, ... view images and information on-site or at ...
... SonoAce 9900 is a ... ultrasound system, with an ... DICOM compatible, designed for ... imaging, obstetrics, gynecology, perinatology, ...
Medicine Products: