FDA Issues Final Order on PMAs for Metal-on-Metal Hips

FDA issued a final order requiring OEMs to submit a premarket approval application for certain metal-on-metal (MoM) total hip replacement devices, specifically hip joint metal/metal semi-constrained with a cemented acetabular component and hip joint metal/metal semi-constrained with an uncemented acetabular component.

FDA believes that there...

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Julie Vetalice is ORTHOWORLD's Editorial Assistant. She has covered the orthopedic industry for over 20 years, having joined the company in 1999.

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