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OrthAlign to Introduce KneeAlign® 2 System

By February 3, 2012 News No Comments

OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held commercial stage medical device company that has presented at several OCTANe Medical Device and Investor Forums, will be exhibiting February 7 through February 11, 2012 at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting (AAOS) in San Francisco.

During the AAOS, OrthAlign, Inc. will be introducing the KneeAlign® 2 System for distal femoral and tibial resection in Total Knee Arthroplasty. KneeAlign® is a unique, handheld surgical navigation technology that combines ease of use and low cost with the precision of large console computer-assisted surgery.

“We are pleased that we can provide both tibial and distal femoral navigation in a simple, single-use palm-sized device, ” said Darius Kharabi, Vice President, Corporate Development. “We believe that surgeons and their hospitals should be able to offer the precision of computer-assisted surgery without large capital equipment and inconveniences to workflow, and that is what the KneeAlign System® allows them to do.”

About KneeAlign®: Introduced in late 2010, KneeAlign® 1 has been widely endorsed by surgeons for its unique combination of precision and ease of use in Total Knee Arthroplasty tibial navigation. In March 2011, the Journal of Arthroplasty published successful interim data of an ongoing KneeAlign® 1 clinical study. A total of 42 knees underwent a total knee replacement using KneeAlign® 1. Postoperative standing anteroposterior hip-to-ankle and lateral knee-to-ankle radiographs demonstrated that 97.6% of the tibial components were placed within 90° ± 2° to the mechanical axis in the coronal plane, and 96.2% of the components were placed within 3° ± 2° to the mechanical axis in the sagittal plane. (Click here to view abstract). The KneeAlign® System is compatible with all total knee replacement implant systems and offers the surgeon a clear and simple user interface within the operative field.

About OrthAlign, Inc.: OrthAlign, Inc. is committed to providing orthopedic surgeons with user-friendly, cost-effective, surgical navigation products for precise alignment. Our technology raises the standard of care in joint replacement surgery by making consistent and measurable results accessible to all surgeons, hospitals and patients.

For more information, visit their website at www.orthalign.com

Contact Information:
Sandy Guzman, Director of Clinical Sales & Client Services- (949) 525-9027 or [email protected]
Gary Scheel, Vice President of Sales- (949) 525-9044 or [email protected]
OrthAlign Customer Service- (866) 582-0879 or [email protected]