VERILAST® Knee

What is OXINIUM® Oxidized Zirconium?

If it is determined that an implant made with VERILAST technology is right for you, the femoral - or thighbone portion - of your implant will be made from OXINIUM® Oxidized Zirconium - a patented and award winning ceramicised metal alloy that Smith+Nephew spent more than a decade developing... Continue to read.

What is XLPE or highly cross-linked plastic?

As remarkable as OXINIUM® Oxidized Zirconium is, it is the combination of the OXINIUM material on XLPE that makes VERILAST® Technology... Continue to read.

VERILAST® Knee technology

If knee replacement is in your future, you've come to the right place to learn about one of the truly significant advancements in joint replacement materials in the past 20 years, VERILAST knee technology... Continue to read.

30 year knee wear testing

LEGION® CR Knee with VERILAST® technology was lab-tested for 30 years of wear performance. We understand that "30 years of wear performance" is a pretty significant statement for any implant manufacturer to make. That's why we want you to see how we can back it up... Continue to read.