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Implant components

For the NJR to fulfill its aim of monitoring the performance of all implants in current use, the implant component details recorded on the NJR must accurately reflect those provided by the implant supplier.

This area of the site gives you advice about how to search for components and how to request new components.

What components should be recorded?

The following components should be recorded on the NJR:

  • ankle talar components
  • ankle tibial components
  • ankle meniscal components
  • hip femoral stems
  • hip femoral heads
  • hip acetabular cups
  • hip accessories
  • one piece hinged knee
  • knee tibial components
  • knee femoral components
  • knee meniscal components
  • knee patella
  • knee accessories
  • custom-made components
  • bone cement
  • bone substitute.

The components listed below do not need to be recorded on the NJR:

  • wire
  • mesh
  • cables
  • plates
  • screws
  • surgical tools, eg blades
  • endoprosthesis
  • bipolar heads.

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