F.D.A. Approves Corin’s Cormet Device

F.D.A. Approves Corin’s Cormet Implant


F.D.A. Approves a Hip Resurfacing ImplantBy BARNABY J. FEDER
Published: July 4, 2007
The regulator approved Corin’s Corment implant, bringing competition to the increasingly common procedure.


Hip resurfacing, a popular alternative implant to total hip replacement for younger patients disabled by hip failure, is about to become competitive.


The Corin Group of Britain and Stryker said yesterday that the Food and Drug Administration had approved the Cormet hip resurfacing implant by Corin, thus giving American consumers an alternative to Smith & Nephew’s Birmingham hip resurfacing system for the first time since … Read the rest