Maxera™ Cup

The Maxera Cup provides a large-head, ceramic-on-ceramic option for the younger and more active patient. The cup is an established hemispherical design8,11,12 that provides increased stability2–6 with a familiar surgical technique. The Maxera Cup presents orthopaedic surgeons with a system that offers high range of motion 1, 2 and a low-wear7–9 bearing to better enable the restoration of a patient’s active lifestyle.

References

  1. Amstutz et al., Prevention and treatment of dislocation after total hip replacement using large diameter balls. Clin Orthop Relat Res., Dec 2004, (429): 108-16
  2. Cuckler et al., Large versus small femoral heads in metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty, J Arthroplasty, Vol 19, Issue 8, Suppl 3, Dec 2004: 41-44
  3. Hummel et al., Decreased Dislocation After Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty Using Larger Femoral Head Size and Posterior Capsular Repair, J Arthroplasty, Vol 24, Issue 6, Suppl 1, Sept 2009: 73-76
  4. Dowd et al., Large Femoral Heads Can Help Reduce Risk of Dislocation in Total Hip Arthroplasty, J Arthroplasty, Vol 23, Issue 2, Feb 2008: 318
  5. Peters et al., Reduction in Early Dislocation Rate With Large-Diameter Femoral Heads in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty, J Arthroplasty,Vol 22, Issue 2, Feb 2007: 312
  6. Howie et al., A randomised controlled trial of large metal on highly cross-linked polyethylene articulations in primary and revision total hip replacement, 40th Advances in Arthroplasty, 202, Cambridge, MA, 2010
  7. Kuntz M, Validation of a New High Performance Alumina Matrix Composite for use in Total Joint Replacement. Seminars in Arthroplasty, 2006; 17: 141-145
  8. Data on File at Zimmer
  9. Fisher et al., Wear of Highly Crosslinked Polyethylene against Cobalt Chrome and Ceramic Femoral Heads, 11th International CeramTec Symposium, 185-88, New York, 2006
  10. CeramTec GmbH; internal data on file.
  11. Baleani et al., Initial stability of a cementless acetabular cup design: experimental investigation on the effect of adding fins to the rim of the cup. Artif Organs, Aug 2001, 25(8): 664-9
  12. Markel et al., Press-fit stability of uncemented hemispheric acetabular components: a comparison of three porous coating systems. Int Orthop 2002, 26: 72-75

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