This product is certified
in accordance with
European Medical Device Directive
93/42/EEC
 

Austin Moore Endoprosthesis

Desciption

Austin Moore endoprosthesis  is designed for restoration of shape and function of the natural joint, rehabilitation of patients with traumas and diseases of musculoskeletal system (hip joint) by the means of endoprosthetics. It is preferable for patients of elderly age with expressed bone loss (marked osteoporosis). Austin Moore endoprosthesis is recommended in the same cases, as the cemented endoprosthesis.

Construction

Austin Moore Endoprosthesis is an all-metal construction, consisting of stem and polished head (Diameters 38÷56 mm).

Design of the endoprosthesis allows to reach optimal load distribution in the contact zone of stem and cement mantle due to roughness on the stem surface, as well as improved fixation of endoprosthesis with help of the holes.

ALTIMED JSC produces 19 dimension types of Austin Moore endoprosthesis.

Materials

Austin Moore Endoprosthesis is made of Cobalt-Chrome-Molybdenum alloy CoCrMo (ISO 5832/4). This alloy combines good mechanical parameters with high tribological features. Owing to its biocompatibility this alloy is recognized by all international standards as a material for manufacturing implants. To learn more about the material, please visit Materials used .

Indications

  • A severely painful and/or disabled joint from osteoarthritis
  • Ttraumatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or congenital hip dysplasia
  • Avascular necrosis of the femoral head
  • Acute traumatic fracture of the femoral head or neck
  • Failed previous hip surgery including joint reconstruction, internal fixation, arthrodesis, hemiarthroplasty, surface replacement arthroplasty, or total hip replacement, certain cases of ankylosis.