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Aesculap Implant Systems, Inc. Debuts New VEGA System® PS Knee Replacement Technology


6/15/2012 10:35:30 AM

CENTER VALLEY, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On May 20, 2012, Aesculap Implant Systems’ debuted the new VEGA System Posterior Stabilized Knee Replacement Technology during the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Spring meeting held in Las Vegas, Nevada. The VEGA System is based on a patent-pending post-cam mechanism that recreates a natural pivotal motion while greatly reducing surface stress. Additionally, the narrowed design combined, with smoother transitional radii reduce soft-tissue infringement. 13 femoral sizes and 11 tibial sizes offer a wide-range of options for a better bone fit. The VEGA System includes the Advanced Surface (AS) multi-layer coating, which has demonstrated reduced wear results and increased longevity. Aesculap Implant Systems along with an international group of experienced surgeons have collaboratively combined their expertise and knowledge to design this pivotal breakthrough in knee replacement technology.

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