The Tapered Wedge Design follows the natural geometry of the proximal femur. The wedge is driven in to provide stability. This creates hoop stress over the entire proximal prosthesis profile. The proximal metaphysal hoop stress maintains a continous stress load on the prosthesis and the surrounding bone. Advanced joint abrasion due to degenerative, posttraumatic or rheumatic arthritis, Fracture or avascular necrosis and Osteotomy or arthrodesis.
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Last Updated : 03/16/2013