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MicroPort Orthopedics Announces Launch of its Evolution® NitrX™ Knee

ARLINGTON, Tenn. — MicroPort Orthopedics, a medical device company that develops and manufactures cutting edge joint replacement implants designed to help patients achieve full function faster, announced the launch of the Evolution® NitrX™ Medial-Pivot Knee System.

The MicroPort Orthopedics medial-pivot knee system now stands on over 20 years of clinically demonstrated success with its novel medial-pivot design built on the evidence of the natural stability and kinematic motion of the knee.

The Evolution® NitrX™ Medial-Pivot Knee features a titanium niobium nitride (TiNbN) coating that has been shown in simulated clinical testing to reduce the release of cobalt (Co), chromium (Cr), molybdenum (Mb), and nickel (Ni) ions common in standard CoCr implants.1 The Evolution® NitrX™ Medial-Pivot Knee builds upon the same medial-pivot legacy of 95% patient satisfaction with 98.8% survivorship at 17 years.2

“I see a dramatic difference in patients treated with the Evolution® Medial-Pivot Knee in terms of pain and recovery. When I see these patients at four or six weeks, they’re just at a different stage of recovery than I was seeing with my previous patients treated with traditional implants,” says Russell Nevins, MD, Fellowship-Trained Orthopedic Surgeon at Desert Orthopedic Center in Las Vegas, NV. “With the Evolution® NitrX™ knee, we now have the ability to deliver the benefit of the medial-pivot design to a broader array of patients.”

 

About MicroPort Orthopedics 
Established in January 2014, MicroPort Orthopedics Inc. is the fourth largest multinational producer of orthopedic products and a proud member of the MicroPort Scientific Corporation family of companies. From its headquarters in Arlington, Tennessee, MicroPort Orthopedics develops, produces, and distributes innovative OrthoRecon products. The company’s U.S.-based manufacturing and logistics capabilities deliver high quality hip and knee products to patients and their doctors in over 60 countries, including the U.S., EMEA, Japanese, Latin American and China markets. For more information about MicroPort Orthopedics, visit https://www.microportortho.com/.

 

About MicroPort 
MicroPort Scientific Corporation is a leading medical device company focused on innovating, manufacturing, and marketing high-quality and high-end medical devices globally. With a diverse portfolio of products now being used at an average rate of one for every 20 seconds in thousands of major hospitals around the world, MicroPort maintains world-wide operations in a broad range of business segments including Cardiovascular, Orthopedic, Electrophysiological, Endovascular, Neurovascular, Surgical, Diabetes Care and Endocrinal Management, and others. MicroPort is dedicated to becoming a patient-oriented global enterprise that improves and reshapes patient lives through application of innovative science and technology. For more information, please refer to: http://www.microport.com.

 

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Sources

  1. MicroPort Orthopedics Data on File.
  2. George A. Macheras et al. “A long term clinical outcome of the Medial Pivot Knee Arthroplasty System.” The Knee Journal, Published: January 29, 2017.

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