Knee implant durability might be affected by patient weight and patient activity level. Additionally, they might be affected the technology used to insert the implant.
Stryker has developed a new technology, X3®, which has decreased the wear on joint bearing surfaces by 96 percent. This reduction in wear will help improve the durability of joint replacement, in particular for those needing joint replacements earlier in life.
Stryker Corporation or its divisions or other corporate affiliated entities own, use or have applied for the following trademarks or service marks: Stryker and X3. All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners or holders.
* Stryker Orthopaedics Test Report: 06-013.
For more information about your knee, review the following American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Links