Shanghai, China – 13 February, 2015 – PROFEMUR™ Classic TL Hip Stem, a hip device developed by MicroPort Orthopedics, was recently awarded registration certificate from China Food and Drug Administration ("CFDA").
PROFEMUR™ Classic TL Hip Stem is used in total hip arthroplasty, designed to cure hip pain and hip functional disabilities caused by hip diseases such as osteoarthritis, rheumatic arthritis and femoral neck fracture. The device features reduced lateral shoulder, which helps to conserve bone end and ease insertion, and plasma spray, which helps to increase initial stability and longevity.
Within each PROFEMUR™ family, MicroPort Orthopedics is investing to provide a Simply Versatile offering of hip stems, and PROFEMUR™ Classic TL Hip Stem is no exception. It shares the same instrumentation with PROFEMUR™ TL modular stem, offering surgeons more options and flexibility.
PROFEMUR™ Classic TL Hip Stem is designed based on Mueller tapered stem, which is a typical American style stem design. It and European-style PROFEMUR™ Classic Z Hip Stem form a complete product line of hip stem.
PROFEMUR™ Classic TL Hip Stem was first launched in the US in 2012 and PROFEMUR™ TL modular stem was launched in 2006.
"PROFEMUR™ Classic TL Hip Stem is currently sold in several countries, and now with the CFDA registration certificate, we have high expectations on its sales performance in the China market," said Simon Chen, Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Shanghai MicroPort Orthopedics Co.