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Knees in the News

By Ranica Arrowsmith, Associate Editor | July 10, 2015

Physica System by Lima Corporate.

Italian company Lima Corporate releases the Physica system in May. The Physica system includes three types of total knee implants: Physica KR (kinematic retaining), Physica PS (posterior stabilized), and a cruciate retaining version.

Optetrak Logic by Exactech Inc.

Gainesville, Fla.-based Exactech Inc. releases Optetrak Logic constrained condylar prosthesis for revision knee arthroplasty cases in June.

Stride unicondylar knee system by Blue Belt Technologies Inc.

In June, Minneapolis, Minn.-based Blue Belt Technologies Inc. announces the 1,000th case using the company’s Stride unicondylar knee system. Stride has been commercially available since October 2013.

KneeEOS by EOS Imaging.

In May, Paris, France-based EOS Imaging earns the CE mark for KneeEOS, a 3-D planning software for total knee arthroplasty based on EOS bi-planar imaging.

LCS Complete RPS knee system by DePuy Orthopaedics Inc.

Warsaw, Ind.-based DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. issued a voluntary Field Safety Notice for all lots of its LCS Complete RPS knee system this past March.

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