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Is a Knee Replacement Right For Me?
Having a knee replacement can be a big decision. During our seminar on Sept 17, 2019 at 12pm EST, you’ll get to hear from Dr. Zachary Post on what happens during a knee replacement, along with stories from real patients on how it’s changed their lives for the better.
The ATTUNE® Knee System has been provided to more than 800,000 patients worldwide1, helping them get back to doing what they love, sooner.2,3
WHAT IS THE ATTUNE® KNEE SYSTEM?
If you’re considering knee replacement surgery, the ATTUNE® Knee System is a state-of-the-art knee replacement system that can help you on the path to a faster recovery. In a clinical study, patients required significantly less time to meet the necessary criteria to leave the hospital2,3, and gained significantly greater range of motion, when compared to another leading knee replacement system, both two and six weeks after surgery.2
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IS THE ATTUNE® KNEE RIGHT FOR ME?
The knee is a complicated set of tendons, muscles, ligaments and bones. So to produce a knee replacement system that gives you more stability and a natural range of motion, we’ve developed innovative, patented technologies combining the latest in design, kinematics (the study of movement), engineering and materials. Go to the “Why The ATTUNE Knee” page to learn more about why it could be right for you.
OA MY WAY
OA MY WAY® is a personalized program that’s here to help motivate, educate and support you, not only with learning about osteoarthritis (OA), but throughout the entire knee replacement journey — from thinking about surgery, to scheduling it, and through your recovery afterward.
- ATTUNE® Knee System Unit Sales 2019. DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.
- Clatworthy, M. (2015). An Early Outcome Study of the ATTUNE® Knee System vs. the SIGMA® CR150 Knee System. DePuy Synthes Companies White Paper. 100959-181017. In an IRB approved early outcomes study, physiotherapists collected data on 40 patients implanted with ATTUNE® Knees and 40 patients with SIGMA® CR150 knees. The results demonstrated that patients implanted with the ATTUNE Knee had statistically significant improvements in some early outcomes, other outcomes demonstrated a trend favoring the ATTUNE Knee, and some outcomes were equivalent.
- Etter K, Lerner J, Kalsekar I, de Moor C, Yoo A, Swank M. Comparative Analysis of Hospital Length of Stay and Discharge Status of Two Contemporary Primary Total Knee Systems. J Knee Surg. 2017. 1(212): 1-10. DOI https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0037-1604442. Premier PerspectiveTM Database analysis including 38 hospitals, representing 1,178 primary, unilateral TKAs with the ATTUNE Knee and 5,707 primary, unilateral TKAs with TriathlonTM.
Important Safety Information
As with any medical treatment, individual results may vary. The performance of knee replacements depends on your age, weight, activity level, and other factors. There are potential risks, and recovery takes time. People with conditions limiting rehabilitation should not have this surgery. Only an orthopaedic surgeon can determine if knee replacement is right for you.
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