Welcome to Heraeus Medical
Heraeus Medical is one of the leading companies in the field of bone cement and biomaterials for elective orthopaedic and trauma surgery. As a result, the company makes an essential contribution by improving the surgical outcome in bone and joint surgery leading to an improvement in the patients health-related quality of life. Furthermore, this may lead to a reduction in healthcare costs.
Heraeus Medical mainly focuses on biomaterials for orthopaedic surgery. The key product PALACOS®, is regarded as the Gold Standard amongst bone cements, with a history of clinical efficacy spanning five decades.
Did you know?
Bone cement attaches a prosthesis to a prepared bone bed. Both the quality of cementing technique and that of the bone cement are crucial for the service life of the prosthesis. The first cold-curing bone cement was patented in Germany by the Heraeus company in 1943 and finally approved as PALACOS® for use in arthroplasty in 1959.