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Zimmer Holdings says the FDA cleared its iAssist Knee system for helping surgeons accurately position knee implants

Zimmer Holdings

Zimmer (NYSE:ZMH) said it won 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its iAssist Knee personalized guidance system for knee replacements.

The Warsaw, Ind.-based medical device company said the system allows surgeons to precisely position knee implants using disposable electronic "pod components" with accelerometers that relay positioning information to the physician, according to a press release.

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