Quick Facts
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg
Share SHARE

Zimmer Receives FDA Nod To Market IASSIST Knee - Quick Facts

RELATED NEWS
Trade ZMH now with 

Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (ZMH: Quote), announced Thursday that it has received a 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or FDA, enabling it to market iASSIST Knee, the company's personalized guidance system for knee replacement procedures.

The iASSIST Knee technology which comprises small electronic disposable pod components, provides accurate alignment validation through an electronic display, at the site of the knee replacement surgery.

The technology enables surgeons to easily perform joint replacement procedures as the iASSIST Knee technology provides accurate intraoperative feedback required for such procedures, said Zimmer in a statement.

Jeff McCaulley, President of Zimmer Reconstructive stated, "This technology supports more streamlined and personalized knee replacement procedures through a simple, disposable intraoperative device and delivers accurate implant positioning and alignment validation without the complexity, cost and time associated with current intensive navigation and robotic systems."

Click here to receive FREE breaking news email alerts for Zimmer Holdings Inc and others in your portfolio

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Quick Facts

Editors Pick
Stocks showed a lack of direction over the course of the trading day on Friday after failing to sustain an initial upward move. Despite the choppy trading, the Dow once again managed to end the session at a new record closing high. The major averages turned in a mixed performance on the day. President Barack Obama delivered a statement Thursday evening thanking members of Congress for voting to approve legislation granting the U.S. military the authority to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels fighting against the terrorist group known as the Islamic State. While the Conference Board released a report on Friday showing a continued increase by its index of leading U.S. economic indicators in the month of August, the pace of growth showed a significant slowdown compared to the previous month.
comments powered by Disqus
FREE Newsletters, Analysis & Alerts

 

Stay informed with our FREE daily Newsletters and real-time breaking News Alerts. Sign up to receive the latest information on business news, health, technology, biotech, market analysis, currency trading and more.