Conformis, Inc a medical technology company that offers patient conforming joint replacement implants, has announced completion of the first two Conformis Hip System implants. The Conformis Hip System is the first ever 3D designed primary total hip replacement system.
The Conformis Hip System uses proprietary advanced imaging and design software, to design, manufacture and deliver the suite of FDA-cleared patient conforming Knee and Hip replacement implants.
Each component of the Conformis Hip System is pre-navigated to fit the patient, with certain components designed specifically for that patient. The Conformis Hip System is delivered directly to the hospital or surgery center in a single patient-labeled kit, eliminating the need for excess inventory.
The first two Conformis Hip System surgeries were conducted as part of a limited launch. Timing for a complete commercial launch is expected to be announced in 2019.
The global hip joint reconstruction market is projected at over USD 7B, and about 400,000 total hip replacements are performed in the United States each year.