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THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME: GENDER SOLUTIONS(TM) HIGH-FLEX KNEE IS THE FIRST KNEE REPLACEMENT SHAPED TO FIT A WOMAN'S ANATOMY

May 11, 2006
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The Gender Solutions(TM) High-Flex Knee, the first knee replacement shaped to fit a woman's anatomy, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The new implant was unveiled today at a joint press conference with one of the surgeon developers, Robert E. Booth, M.D., Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital, and Zimmer, a worldwide leader in orthopaedics.
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