GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 27, 2019)—Exactech, a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products for extremities, hip and knee, announced today the successful first surgery using its recently-cleared Alteon® Cup and XLE® Liner.
Orthopaedic surgeon and member of the Alteon Cup design team, William Hefley, M.D., of Bowen-Hefley Orthopedics in Little Rock, Ark., performed the first case. “Two years of development work came together in the OR today. I’m very pleased with the final design of the Alteon Cup and XLE liner,” Hefley reported. “The cup has a great scratch-fit and the liner placement is seamless. I look forward to seeing the long-term benefits these advancements could bring my patients.”