RHK Knee

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • RHK Knee resurfacing femoral component - Uncoated knee femur prosthesis
  • Class:
  • Class III
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Medical device



  • Available in:
  • RHK Knee resurfacing femoral component - Uncoated knee femur prosthesis
  • Language:
  • English

Other information


  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 222569
  • Last update:
  • 08-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:


Zimmer Biomet Pty Ltd - RHK Knee resurfacing femoral component - Uncoated knee femur prosthesis

ARTG entry for

Medical Device Included Class III


Zimmer Biomet Pty Ltd

Postal Address

Locked Bag 1310,FRENCHS FOREST, NSW, 2086


ARTG Start Date


Product category

Medical Device Class III



Approval area

Medical Devices


- 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.




Biomet UK Ltd

Waterton Industrial Estate

Bridgend, South Glamorgan, CF31 3XA


1. RHK Knee resurfacing femoral component - Uncoated knee femur prosthesis

Product Type

Single Device Product

Effective date



32831 Uncoated knee femur prosthesis

Functional description

Cobalt chrome/titanium resurfacing femoral component of the RHK totally constrained salvage knee

prosthesis. Large contact area with enhanced range of motion, maintaining full contact up to 155 degrees

of flexion. Standard size has patella (extensor) moment arm increased by 19%, with resulting improved

kinematics and more positive extension locking. Packaged with screw and intended for cemented use.

Intended purpose

Cobalt chrome/titanium femoral component of the Rotating Hinge Knee salvage knee prosthesis.

Indications for use include: significant bone loss; gross ligamentous deficiencies; oncological bone

replacement (primary or metastatic); salvage knee arthroplasty; trauma; connective tissue disorders.

Intended for cemented use.

Variant information

Size Small

Size Standard

Shape Left

Shape Right

Specific Conditions

No Specific Conditions included on Record

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