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XPA: Bicruciate Preserving Arthroplasty

Biomet Healthcare Professionals Orthopedics XPA: Bicruciate Preserving Arthroplasty

Why remove healthy ligaments?

Applying research in knee function and the role an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and a posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) has to native kinematics1-5, Biomet introduces its focus on a new arthroplasty, XPA – Bicruciate Preserving Arthroplasty. Biomet is committed to providing orthopedic surgeons with solutions for diverse patient populations and is proud to introduce its portfolio of bicruciate preserving knee solutions: the Oxford Partial Knee and Vanguard XP Total Knee System.

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  3. Katayama, K. et al., Proprioception and Performance after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture. International Orthopaedics. 28: 278-281. 2004.
  4. Snyder-Mackler. L, et al. Reflex Inhibition of the Quadriceps Femoris Muscle after Injury or Reconstruction of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery [Am]. 76-A:555-60, 1994.
  5. Berchuck, M; Andriacchi, TP; Bach, BR; et al. Gait Adaptations by Patients Who Have a Deficient Anterior Cruciate Ligament, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery – American Volume. 72A Issue: 871-877, July, 1990.