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Kyocera Medical Gets FDA Clearance for Initia Hip System

Dec. 6, 2016
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Japan-based Kyocera Medical Corporation has gained FDA marketing clearance for its Initia total hip system.

The Initia system includes zirconia-coated alumina ceramic femoral heads.

It is also available with cobalt chrome femoral heads, giving surgeons the option of ceramic or metal heads. The Initia system includes 16 tapered-wedge stem sizes. — Cynthia Jessup

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