Cobalt

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Cobalt Chrome Femoral Head 12/14 Taper - Metallic femoral head prosthesis
  • Class:
  • Class III
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Medical device

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • Cobalt Chrome Femoral Head 12/14 Taper - Metallic femoral head prosthesis
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 218139
  • Last update:
  • 08-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:

218139

Smith & Nephew Pty Ltd Chrome Femoral Head 12/14 Taper - Metallic femoral head prosthesis

ARTG entry for

Medical Device Included Class III

Sponsor

Smith & Nephew Pty Ltd

Postal Address

PO Box 393, North Ryde, NSW, 1670

Australia

ARTG Start Date

5/12/2013

Product category

Medical Device Class III

Status

Active

Approval area

Medical Devices

Conditions

- The inclusion of the kind of device in the ARTG is subject to compliance with all conditions placed or imposed on the ARTG entry. Refer Part 4-5,

Division 2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 and Part 5, Division 5.2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods (Medical Devices) Regulations

2002 for relevant information.

- Breaching conditions of the inclusion related to the device of the kind may lead to suspension or cancellation of the ARTG entry; may be a criminal

offence; and civil penalties may apply.

Manufacturers

Name

Address

Smith & Nephew Inc Orthopaedic Division

1450 E Brooks Road

Memphis, TN, 38116

United States Of America

Products

1. Cobalt Chrome Femoral Head 12/14 Taper - Metallic femoral head prosthesis

Product Type

Single Device Product

Effective date

5/12/2013

GMDN

33175 Metallic femoral head prosthesis

Functional description

A sterile implantable artificial femoral head that is made of a Cobalt Chrome alloy. It is designed to mate

with a hip stem through a corresponding 12/14 taper and to articulate with a polyethylene acetabular

prosthesis as part of a total hip arthroplasty. Following a trial reduction with a femoral head trial, the neck

taper of the stem is wiped clean with a sterile cloth and the femoral head is placed onto the neck taper and

firmly impacted with a mallet.

Intended purpose

A sterile femoral head component of a total hip system. It attaches to the trunnion of a femoral stem

prosthesis and articulates with an acetabulum prosthesis. Hip components are indicated for individuals

undergoing primary and revision surgery where other treatments or devices have failed in rehabilitating

hips damaged as a result of trauma

or noninflammatory degenerative joint disease (NIDJD) or any of its composite diagnoses of osteoarthritis,

avascular necrosis, traumatic arthritis, slipped capital epiphysis, fused hip, fracture of the pelvis, and

diastrophic variant.

Hip components are also indicated for inflammatory degenerative joint disease including rheumatoid

arthritis, arthritis secondary to a variety of diseases and anomalies, and congenital dysplasia; treatments of

nonunion, femoral neck fracture, and trochanteric fractures of the proximal femur with head involvement

that are unmanageable using other techniques; endoprosthesis, femoral osteotomy, or Girdlestone

resection; fracture-dislocation of the hip; and correction of deformity.

Variant information

Size (mm) 22 to 36

Length (mm) Neck length -3 +0 +4 +8 +12 and

+16mm

Specific Conditions

No Specific Conditions included on Record

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