Maxx Medical launches Freedom Total Knee(R) System in India

Top Quote Maxx Medical, a Singapore based medical device company with global research and manufacturing subsidiaries in the USA, launched Freedom Total KneeŽ System in the country today. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) September 11, 2010 - Amritsar - The Freedom knee is the first joint replacement system designed especially for the Asians. Renowned international cricketer and MP, Mr. Navjot Singh Sidhu was the guest of honor.

    The first Total Knee Joint System specially designed for Asian patients
    - Bone conserving
    - High flex to suit Indian / Asian life style

    Addressing the press meeting, Mr. Tarak Buch, Director, Maxx Medical said, "Freedom Knee has been designed keeping in mind the specific requirements of Asian patients. Currently available knee replacement systems are based on Caucasian anatomy dimensions. Asian (Indian) anatomy is known to be significantly different from the Caucasians, and this fact has been well documented globally. Our Research Team worked for more than 5 years, using powerful computing technology and world class testing facilities to develop a system which will provide perfect fit for the Asian Knee anatomy. Freedom Knee system already has US FDA approval, CE (European approval and DCGI (India) approval. At Maxx Medical we always strive to provide implants and services that will help the patients in restoring their mobility and Pursue life!"

    "In Punjab osteo-arthritis is one of the most common articular disease attacking people in the age group of 50 years and above and it is rampantly increasing. More than 50% of elderly population in Amritsar is suffering from arthritis and many of them need to undergo joint replacements surgery. Diseases like arthritis can make a person immobile with severe pain, hampering their personal and social life. This is for the first time that a company has designed a knee especially for the Asian patients. It is indeed a medical breakthrough; this knee joint system will provide minimum bone cutting which is a boon for the patients as well as surgeons as Asians are known to have less bone stock. Also, this knee provides high-flexion to carry out day today activities of the patients independently without any support." says Dr. Avtar Singh, Chief Orthopedic Surgeon, Amandeep Hospital, and Amritsar

    On the occasion Mr. Navjot Singh Siddhu said, "I would like to congratulate Maxx Medical for developing such a wonderful and relevant technology. From decades we have been using various kinds of knee replacement devices but it gives me immense joy to know that there is a device which has been specifically developed for us. I am hopeful that my fellow countrymen will benefit greatly from this product."

    About Maxx Medical

    Established in the year 2007, Maxx Medical is a Singapore based company with global research and manufacturing subsidiaries in the USA. Maxx has entered India and other Asian countries with an aim to provide Asian patients access to implants and related solutions that will best restore their mobility to suit their anatomy and lifestyle needs.

    Maxx Medical received US FDA approval for its Freedom Total KneeŽ System in the year 2009 and CE (European) approval in 2010. With a vision to build the first world-class, multinational orthopedic device firm with a special focus on Asia, Maxx Medical is now aggressively launching its product range in the country.

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