Arthroplasty Bone Cements

The composition of Cardinal Health™ Arthroplasty Bone Cements is based on Charnley’s principle of using PMMA bone cement in artificial joint replacements, which was established as the gold standard 50 years ago. This formulation meets the ISO requirements for acrylic bone cements (ISO 5833:2002).1,2 It provides the mechanical and fatigue strength to meet surgeons’ needs.1−4 A short waiting time and a long working time offer surgeons flexibility during introduction and positioning of the implant.5,6
Product Description
  • Similar handling properties to Palacos® R and Palacos® R+G5,6
  • High viscosity, fast-setting5,6
  • Short waiting time and long working time5,6
  • Available with Gentamicin
  • Effective Gentamicin elution7
  • Can be mixed by hand or in vacuum mixing systems5,6
  • Can be pre-chilled when using vacuum mixing systems5,6
  • Includes zirconium dioxide for x-ray visualization5,6

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1 Bending strength tested in accordance with ISO 5833:2002. Data on file.
2 Compressive strength tested in accordance with ISO 5833:2002. Data on file.
3 Tensile strength tested in accordance with ASTM D638-10. Data on file.
4 Fatigue life tested in accordance with ASTM F2118-10. Data on file.
5 Cardinal Health™ Arthroplasty Bone Cement Instructions for Use; 10-2014; File Number 36-6436.
6 Cardinal Health™ Arthroplasty Bone Cement with Gentamicin Instructions for Use; 10-2014; File Number 36-6437.
7 Data on file.

PALACOS is a registered trademark of Heraeus Kulzer GmbH. Under license from Heraeus Kulzer GmbH, Hanau, Germany and they do not endorse the Cardinal Health products shown here.

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