Not all patients are candidates for the Vanguard XP knee. Only an orthopedic surgeon can tell you if you’re a candidate for knee replacement surgery, and if so, which implant is right for your specific needs.The Vanguard XP Knee is intended for use in individuals with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, traumatic arthritis, correction of deformity, and revision of a previous joint replacement procedure.
You should discuss your condition and treatment options with your surgeon. Potential risks include, but are not limited to, infection, material sensitivity, loosening, intraoperative bone fracture, component fracture, bone cement complications, wear, and dislocation, any of which can require additional surgery. For more information about the Biomet XP Preserving Knee, including full risk information, talk to your surgeon and see the full patient risk information on preservingknee.com or call 1-800-274-0952.
Biomet is a manufacturer of orthopedic implants and does not practice medicine. Only an orthopedic surgeon can determine what treatment is appropriate. Individual results of joint replacement vary. The life of any implant will depend on your weight, age, activity level, and other factors. Always ask your doctor if you have any questions regarding your particular condition or treatment options.
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