September 10, 2018
PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News:
Amplitude Surgical (Paris:AMPLI) (ISIN: FR0012789667, Ticker: AMPLI, PEA-PME eligible), a leading French player on the global surgical technology market for lower-limb orthopedics, announces the first arthroplasty performed with an ANATOMIC® knee prosthesis in the United States, the world’s largest market, at a hospital in Champaign, Illinois.
The operation was performed by Dr. Sartawi, orthopedic surgeon, Director of Orthopedics at the Christie Clinic, Director of the OSF Heart of Mary Joint Care Center of Excellence and a Professor at the University of Illinois School of Medicine. At the same time, two total knee replacements using the ANATOMIC® system have been carried out by a surgeon in Florida, with very satisfactory results for both patients.
Olivier Jallabert, Chairman and CEO of Amplitude Surgical, says: “The implantation of a first ANATOMIC® knee prosthesis in the United States, the world’s largest market for lower-limb prosthetic reconstruction, represents a major milestone for Amplitude and the first step in our development on this market. The operation was a success, with the patient doing very well and able to get around without a walking stick just a week after her surgery, and I would like to thank Dr. Sartawi for his trust. Our Anatomic® knee system is proving to be a real success, with more than 50,000 prostheses already fitted worldwide, and we are proud to be able to make our innovative and reliable products and technologies available to American practitioners and patients to their great satisfaction”.
Next financial press release: 2017-18 annual results, on Wednesday October 17, 2018, after market.
About Amplitude Surgical
Founded in 1997 in Valence, France, Amplitude Surgical is a leading French player on the global surgical technology market for lower-limb orthopedics. Amplitude Surgical develops and markets high-end products for orthopedic surgery covering the main disorders affecting the hip, knee and extremities, and notably foot and ankle surgery. Amplitude Surgical develops, in close collaboration with surgeons, numerous high value-added innovations in order to best meet the needs of patients, surgeons and healthcare facilities. A leading player in France, Amplitude Surgical is developing abroad through its subsidiaries and a network of exclusive distributors and agents distributing its products in more than 30 countries. Amplitude Surgical operates on the lower-limb market through the intermediary of its Novastep subsidiaries in France and the United States. At June 30, 2018, Amplitude Surgical had a workforce of nearly 400 employees and recorded sales of over 100 million euros.