Smith+Nephew Hits Milestone with OXINIUM Advanced Bearing System Implants

Smith+Nephew OXINIUM

Over two million patients have been treated with implants made from Smith+Nephew's OXINIUM™ Technology, a proprietary oxidized zirconium alloy used in hip and knee replacements.

OXINIUM combines the strength of metal with the wear resistance of ceramic. The technology is used throughout the company's portfolio:

POLAR3™ Total Hip...

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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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