INITIALE® stem

Hip - Femoral stems Primary

CE2797

Primary femoral stems, straight.
Design based on the benchmark cemented stem.
This stem product line consists of primary, revision and dysplasia stems.

In clinical use since 2000.

 

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Entire stem has a highly polished finish to prevent abrasion of cement mantle(2).
Progressive sizing within sets.
Support collar.
Impaction hole on top of stem.
Material: stainless steel.

(2) T. Scheerlinck, P.-P. Casteleyn: The design features of cemented femoral hip implants.

Rectangular stem shape transforms rotational shear loads into compressive forces.
Rounded edges prevent stress concentrations in the cement mantle(2).

(2) T. Scheerlinck, P.-P. Casteleyn: The design features of cemented femoral hip implants.

Tapered cross-section (A/P and lateral) helps to transform vertical loads into compressive forces(1).
Neck-shaft angle: 130° (average).

(1)New AM, Taylor M, Wroblewski BM: Effect of Hip Stem Taper on Cement Stresses.

Available in femoral dysplasia model.
Slender intramedullary portion suitable for narrow medullary canal.
Extramedullary portion is the same within each set.

The INITIALE® product line provides a comprehensive solution that remains faithful to the original concept:
INITIALE®: cemented primary femoral stem that is also available in a dysplasia version.
INITIALE® Revision: cemented revision femoral stem available in various lengths.
INITIALE® Cup: cemented UHMWPE cup
Reconstruction cage: cemented acetabular reconstruction cage.

Identical femoral preparation instrumentation for primary and revision stems.
Each model has its own set of trials.