Regenerex® Porous Titanium Construct

Clinically Proven Material.1 Advanced Porous Technology.

Regenerex® Porous Titanium Construct unites the proven clinical history of titanium1 with an enhanced interconnecting pore structure, resulting in a revolutionary material that provides for biologic fixation.2-3

Regenerex® material provides for:

  • Average porosity of 67 percent2
  • Average pore size of 300 microns2
  • Fixation as early as two weeks in canine studies2-3
  • Compressive modulus close to that of cancellous bone2,4-5
  • High compressive strength2

Applications
Regenerex® technology is used in multiple applications, throughout knee, hip and shoulder reconstruction: 

Knee:
Cementless Vanguard® Complete Knee System:

  • Regenerex® Primary Tibial Tray
  • Regenerex® Series-A Patella

Vanguard® SSK Revision Knee System:

  • Regenerex® Cone Augments

Hip:

  • Regenerex® RingLoc® + Modular Acetabular System
  • Regenerex® Acetabular Augments
  • Regenerex® Revision Acetabular Shells

Shoulder:
Comprehensive® Total Shoulder System:

  • Regenerex® Central Peg Option for the Modular Hybrid® Glenoid

References

  1. Hahn, H. and Palich, W. Preliminary Evaluation of Porous Metal Surfaced Titanium for Orthopedic Implants. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. 4(4):571–77, 1970.
  2. Data on file at Biomet. Bench test results not necessarily indicative of clinical performance.
  3. Testing done on animal models. Not necessarily indicative of clinical performance.
  4. Keaveny, T. and Hayes, M. Bone, Vol. 7: Bone Growth – B. Hall BK (Ed.) CRC Press. Boca Raton, FL. 285–344, 1992.
  5. Wirtz, D., et al. Critical Evaluation of Known Bone Material Properties to Realize Anisotropic FE-simulation of the Proximal Femur. Journal of Biomechanics. 33(10):1325–30, 2000.

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