The upcoming global market launch of the GMK® Hinge*, the newest member of the GMK® family, will definitely enhance the Medacta® knee portfolio. GMK® Hinge* will help the surgeon manage more cases and take advantage of the additional clinical indications, including difficult primary cases and the most challenging knee revisions.
The entire GMK® Total Knee Replacement System has been designed to preserve the joint functionality without dramatically altering its anatomy and kinematics, even in cases of severe ligament instability or massive bone defects.
Thanks to the GMK® Revision comprehensive range of options different levels of constraint, femoral and tibial augments, offset adapters and extension stems, the surgeon can choose the most suitable solution for every patient within his care.
The GMK® Hinge* inherits the same modularity concept as the GMK® Primary and GMK® Revision: the identical internal profile guarantees maximum intra-operative flexibility up to the final stages of the surgical procedure. This flexibility is enhanced by the instrumentation provided, making it simple and straightforward to switch intra-operatively from a non-constrained to a varus/valgus constrained or to a hinged implant.
GMK® Hinge* offers the patient even more advantages: a bone preserving design saves as much of the bone stock as possible, the modular hinge mechanism ensures the soft tissues are not stressed during implant assembly and the wide range of options ensure that the patient receives the best fitting implant without compromise. Additionally, the tried and tested modular connections always guarantee maximum safety and reliability.
The established GMK® implant, along with the easy to use instrumentation, help the surgeon to operate every day in total confidence, flawlessly addressing each surgical scenario: with the GMK® Knee Revision portfolio no challenge is impossible!
* GMK® HINGE is not cleared by the FDA for distribution in the US.