In the last two years rumours are surfacing online about tibial loosening with Depuy’s Attune Knee System.
According to a study published earlier this season, the Attune system is experiencing a “unusually high” rate. However, why are these DePuy knees becoming loose? Additional associated knee replacement issues with comparable construction may include:
The company has stated that the product is one of the most significant development and research endeavors in the history of DePuy Synthes. If you want more information then, you can visit:
However despite having this research and development — DePuy Synthes did file heaps of reports with the FDA that documented early failures of the ATTUNE Knee System.
Knee Replacement Failure
A knee-replacement system is composed of 2 main components — a tibial trey and also a femoral implanted component. The weight of this patient is moved between these two components, allowing for activity and motion.
The combined is generally built with a coating of plastic or polyethylene construct, some times in a single bit or in a modular construct involving multiple, interchangeable bits.