PALACOS® bone cement products are now available by direct sale in the U.S. The product's exclusive manufacturer, Heraeus, is headquartered in Germany.
Heraeus Medical has sold and supported PALACOS via direct sales in Australia, Europe and several other countries through an integrated ordering process that is now available to U.S. customers.
PALACOS was formerly available in the U.S. via Zimmer through rights acquired in 2005. Considered to be the "gold standard" among bone cements, the products have been used in >30 million cases worldwide over 50 years of clinical use.
Sources: Heraeus Medical LLC; ORTHOWORLD Inc.