The components are designed so that metal articulates against plastic, providing smooth movement and minimal wear. The patellar component is a dome-shaped piece of polyethylene that is identical to the shape of the patella and glides in the groove of the femur.Fixed-bearing Prosthesis vs.
INDICATIONS: One set of 5 soft tissue & bone retractors used to expose the Distal Femur & Proximal tibia to allow precise saw cuts. These stainless steel retractors will protect the Posterior Cruciate ligament and the Medial/Lateral ligaments during the total knee implant surgery.
The hip prosthesis consists of a specially designed ball that connects to a stem and is inserted into the femur. A prosthetic cup is inserted into the worn socket. The prosthesis has a smooth surface that fits together to allow the ball to move easily and comfortably.