LAS VEGAS, NV – February 25, 2009 – DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. (DePuy), a global leader in devices for joint replacement and trauma, today announced the launch of two new high flexion implants in the company’s leading Sigma® Knee System: the Sigma® High Performance (HP) Partial Knee and the Sigma® CR150 High-Flex Knee. The company also unveiled customized patient instrumentation, TruMatch™ Personalized Solutions, for knee replacement. The announcement was made here at the 76th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).
For early intervention, the Sigma HP Partial Knee System is the only partial knee solution on the market that can replace the medial, lateral and patellofemoral compartments while providing low wear and up to 155 degrees of flexion. The tibial implants utilize a moderately cross-linked, oxidatively stable polyethylene.