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July 15, 2021

Extending the Life Expectancy of Artificial Hip Joints

For years, Kyocera has applied its fine ceramic technology to design high-quality hip joints.

Our new biomimetic polymer technology, Aquala, was developed to extend the life expectancy of hip joints and help alleviate the need for revision surgery. This is a particularly important development because the older a patient becomes, the more difficult revision surgery becomes.

We spoke to engineers from Kyocera's Medical R&D Center about their goals and vision for Aquala.

Read the full article here:
https://global.kyocera.com/be_innovation/medical-and-healthcare/interview1/index.html