What type of stem is Corail?

What type of stem is Corail?

What type of stem is Corail?

The Corail® stem is made of forged titanium alloy (TiAl6V4). It is a straight implant, with a quadrangular cross section. The proximal part is flared in the sagittal and the coronal plane to provide three-dimensional stabilisation in the metaphyseal area.

What is a Corail Pinnacle hip replacement?

The hip prosthesis consists of 4 major components. A titanium stem (Corail) and titanium bowl (Pinnacle) are placed in the upper leg and pelvic bone, respectively. Both components have been manufactured and distributed for decades by DepuySynthes, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson.

What is the constant neck shaft angle of the coxa vara collared stem in the Corail hip System?

CORAIL Coxa Vara 125° neck angle. Used for coxa vara indications always collared.

What is Pinnacle cup made of?

The PINNACLE® Cup is made from titanium alloy, covered with Porocoat®, Duofix® or Gription® coating to promote implant fixation.

What causes coxa vara?

The most common cause of coxa vara is either congenital or developmental. Other common causes include metabolic bone diseases (e.g. Paget’s disease of bone), post-Perthes deformity, osteomyelitis, and post traumatic (due to improper healing of a fracture between the greater and lesser trochanter).

What is coxa vara and coxa Valga?

Coxa valga is a deformity due to an increase in the angle between the head and neck of the femur and its shaft (normally 135 degrees). Coxa vara is the opposite: a decreased angle between the head and neck of the femur and its shaft. Coxa vara is usually indicated when the angle is less than 120 degrees.

What is the DePuy hip made of?

The DePuy Pinnacle Acetabular Cup Liner is a metal liner designed for use with the Pinnacle Acetabular Shells and the matching femoral head which are constructed with a proprietary alloy containing cobalt, chromium, and molybdenum.