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CR Flex GSF Porous Femoral || LPS Flex GSF Porous Femoral || LPS Flex Porous Femoral || prosthesis, knee, patello/femorotibial, semi-constrained, uncemented, porous, coated, polymer/metal/polymer || various sizes || This device is indicated for patients with severe knee pain and disability due to: Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, traumatic arthritis, polyarthritis. Collagen disorders, and/or avascular necrosis of the femoral condyle. Post-traumatic loss of joint configuration, particularly when there is patellofemoral erosion, dysfunction or prior patellectomy. Moderate valgus, varus, or flexion deformities. The salvage of previously failed surgical attempts or for a knee in which satisfactory stability in flexion cannot be obtained at the time of surgery. " The CR-Flex GSF and LPS-Flex GSF uncoated (Option) and precoat styles are intended for cemented use only. " The CR-Flex GSF and LPS-Flex GSF porous coated femoral components may be used cemented or uncemented (biological fixation). " Specific uses with CR-Flex GSF or LPS-Flex GSF femorals: Provides increased flexion capability for patients who have both the flexibility and desire to increase their flexion range. The CR-Flex GSF femoral, when used with 90-prefix NexGen CR articular surfaces, 00-prefix 10, 12 or 14 mm or 90-prefix 17 or 20 mm Prolong¿ Highly Crosslinked Polyethylene CR articular surfaces, or with Gender Solutions Natural-Knee Flex Congruent articular surfaces, is designed for use with a functional posterior cruciate ligament and when load bearing range of motion (ROM) is expected to be less than or equal to 155 degrees. The LPS-Flex GSF femoral, when used with LPS-Flex articular surfaces, is designed for use with both cruciate ligaments excised and when load bearing ROM is expected to be less than or equal to 155 degrees."
“The safety of patients has always been, and continues to be, Zimmer Biomet’s top priority and it is our honor to be a leader in this industry for the past 90 years,” Zimmer Biomet told ICIJ in a statement. “We adhere to strict regulatory standards, and work closely with the FDA and all applicable regulatory agencies in each of our regions as part of our commitment to operating a first-rate quality management system across our global manufacturing network. The company added that it is focused on staying at the forefront of innovation and doing right by the millions of patients who rely on the company’s products.