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Zimmer® NexGen® Knee Replacement System is the world's most trusted knee replacement system

As the world's leading manufacturer of knee replacement products, Zimmer is committed to ensuring that our products are safe and effective. We also are committed to correcting inaccurate information about our products.

Recent television and internet advertisements by plaintiff attorneys have featured misleading information regarding revision rates and alleged recall of products in the Zimmer® NexGen® knee replacement family.

It is important to note that the FDA has never ordered a recall on any of the NexGen family of products. Contrary to the claims included in these false and misleading advertisements, the NexGen family of products remains the world's most trusted, most widely used, most studied and clinically proven knee system.

Since the system's introduction in 1994, more than three million NexGen knees have been implanted worldwide, and 1.45 million have been implanted in the U.S. In numerous clinical studies and in well-known national joint replacement registries, Zimmer NexGen products consistently demonstrate among the highest survivorship rates and lowest revision rates of all major knee replacement systems.

Zimmer is extremely proud of the performance of the NexGen brand. It is because of this performance over decades of use that more surgeons trust Zimmer for their patients than any other knee system.

The Company is pursuing legal action to combat the misleading and false claims made by plaintiff attorneys.

If you have any questions about claims made in misleading legal advertisements, or want to learn more about Zimmer joint replacements:

About the Company

Founded in 1927 and headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana, Zimmer designs, develops, manufactures and markets orthopaedic reconstructive, spinal and trauma devices, dental implants, and related surgical products. Zimmer has operations in more than 25 countries around the world and sells products in more than 100 countries. Zimmer's 2009 sales were approximately $4.1 billion. The Company is supported by the efforts of more than 8,000 employees worldwide.

For more information about Zimmer, visit www.zimmer.com

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