Ortho Development Corporation Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of the Escalade™ Acetabular System

Salt Lake City, UT – March 28th, 2011 ‐ Ortho Development® Corporation is pleased to announcethe clearance of the Escalade™ Acetabular System. The system is indicated for use with theOvation® Hip Stem in total hip arthoplasty procedures. The Escalade™ Acetabular system allowsfor the option of larger femoral heads in smaller extensively crosslinked liners.

The Escalade™ Acetabular System was designed with the following objectives in mind:

• Maximize range of motion with a shell and liner design that accommodates the largestpossible femoral head in the smallest possible acetabular shell, while maintainingbearing thickness

• Incorporate advancements in third‐generation crosslinking processes to enhance wearresistance and preserve the integrity of mechanical properties

• Maximize long term durability with a taper and snap locking mechanism that offers easeof insertion and anti‐rotation features

• Enhance instrument offering to accommodate less invasive surgical approaches

Ortho Development® Corporation is a Utah‐based medical device manufacturing companyfounded in 1994. The company designs, manufactures, and sells orthopedic implant devices andrelated surgical instrumentation. For more information contact Jarv Campbell


Josh Sandberg

Josh Sandberg is the President of Ortho Spine Partners and Partner for The De Angelis Group. He also serves as Co-Founder and Editor of OrthoSpineNews.

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