Continuum Acetabular System

The G7™ system is a multi-bearing acetabular platform delivering simplicity, efficiency and performance to optimize the operating room experience. With the latest technological developments in implant and instrumentation design, it offers a wide range of acetabular shell options, clinically proven fixation1-4 and advanced bearing technologies within a simple, elegant and highly flexible instrumentation platform.

Simplicity

G7 Patient-Specific Mini Trays

  • Designed to streamline the operating room experience
  • Customize instrumentation selection based on patient needs and surgeon preference
  • Each trial shell is color-coded to correspond to implant face and box label
  • The ability to match instrumentation to patient needs reduces the number of instrument trays needed in the operating room

Efficiency

The G7 Wave Instrument System

  • All stainless steel construction is designed for fast sterilization and dry times
  • Unique wave construction securely holds instruments while reducing overall case weight
  • Perforated tray promotes sterilizing steam flow and maximum drainage

Performance

  • Modern shell design features result in optimized locking strength, maximized head to shell size ratios and implant stability1-5
  • Polyethylene and hard bearing locking mechanisms designed to accommodate multiple polyethylene configuration options and hard bearing surfaces where available*
  • E1®6 and ArComXL®7 bearing materials and PPS® Porous Plasma Spray1-4 fixation provide solutions to meet modern patient demands
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References

  1. Keisu, K., et al. Primary Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty in Octogenarians: Two to Eleven-Year Follow-Up. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 83: 359, 2001.
  2. McLaughlin, J., et al. Total Hip Arthroplasty in Young Patients. 8- to 13- Year Results Using an Uncemented Stem. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 373: 153–63, 2000.
  3. Parvizi, J., et al. Prospective Matched-Pair Analysis of Hydroxyapatite-Coated and Uncoated Femoral Stems in Total Hip Arthroplasty. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 83: 783–86, 2004.
  4. McLaughlin, J., et al. Total Hip Arthroplasty with an Uncemented Femoral Component: Excellent Results at Ten Year Follow-Up. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 79–B: 900-7, 1997.
  5. Exponent Engineering and Scientific Consulting. Laboratory testing August, 2013. Test results are not necessarily indicative of clinical performance.
  6. FDA cleared claim. See biomet.com/e1 for complete claim language.
  7. Data on file at Biomet. Bench test results not necessarily indicative of clinical performance.

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