Summary for ARTG Entry:
Zimmer Pty Ltd - Taperloc Primary Porous and Hydroxyapatite Coated Type 1 Taper Femoral Stem -
Coated hip femur prosthesis, modular
ARTG entry for
Medical Device Included Class III
Zimmer Biomet Pty Ltd
Locked Bag 1310,FRENCHS FOREST, NSW, 2086
ARTG Start Date
Medical Device Class III
- 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. Taperloc Primary Porous and Hydroxyapatite Coated Type 1 Taper Femoral Stem - Coated hip femur
Single Device Product
33581 Coated hip femur prosthesis, modular
Porous and hydroxyapatite coated titanium alloy femoral stem with type 1 taper and flat tapered wedge
geometry to provide bone preservation, rotational stability and enhanced proximal offloading. Standard
and lateralized offset options are available for various patient anatomies. PPS coating allows for initial
scratch-fit stability and bone in-growth; 5 micrometer HA coating retains PPS topography.
Taperloc femoral stem prosthesis for use in primary and revision hemi or total hip arthroplasty. Indications
for use include non-inflammatory degenerative joint diseases including osteoarthritis, avascular necrosis;
rheumatoid arthritis; correction of functional deformities; treatment of non-union, femoral neck and
trochanteric fractures of the proximal femur with femoral head involvement and which are unmanageable
using other techniques; reviiosn procedures where other treatment or devices have failed. Stem is
constructed of porous and hydroxyapatite coated titanium alloy and is intended for uncemented biological
Diameter (mm) 6-20
Length (mm) 132-160
No Specific Conditions included on Record
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