4. Star Competition

4 Questions | Total Attempts: 29

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Competition Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Better range of motion

    • B. 

      Reduced stress (polyethylene and bone/implant interface)

    • C. 

      Talar component stability

    • D. 

      Price

  • 2. 
    Other companies have launched 2-piece ankles (vs. 3-piece mobile-bearing) in the U.S. because…
    • A. 

      The clinical results are better for 2-piece designs

    • B. 

      It is faster to get them cleared through the FDA

    • C. 

      It is significantly cheaper for the company

    • D. 

      Both B & C

  • 3. 
    The InBone ankle...
    • A. 

      Violates the talar blood supply during tibial stem preparation

    • B. 

      Requires longer surgery time than other ankles

    • C. 

      Has a new talar component design due to negative issues with the first generation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      STAR clinical results in the U.S. Are similar to those in Europe

    • B. 

      The InBone has no published mid or long term clinical results

    • C. 

      The Agility has many published clinical series in the U.S.

    • D. 

      The Salto Talaris has clinical results similar to the Salto in Europe