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    From alumina to anti-bacterial adhesion coating. CERAVER – An innovative company

    « Ambitious and modest, we are involved in the continuous improvement of the treatment of pathologies of the musculoskeletal system with determination and common sense.

    Above all, we rely on close collaboration with a number of renowned surgical and scientific teams, on our experience, on our energy and on the commitment of all our collaborators in a particularly multidisciplinary field. »

    Daniel BLANQUAERT

    Ceraver

    CERAVER, a pioneer in orthopaedics

    CERAVER, a former subsidiary of the Alcatel-Alsthom group, began its activity in orthopaedics thanks to the chance meeting of a materials engineer, Daniel BLANQUAERT, and an orthopaedic surgeon, Pierre BOUTIN. This meeting marked the start of a series of innovations that would revolutionise the world of hip replacement orthopaedics. This is how the invention of the alumina-alumina articulation total hip prosthesis came about, along with discovering the significant potential of titanium alloy TiAl6V4.

    A few significant CERAVER dates

    CERAVER en quelques dates

    2020
    2020

    Biology, tribology

    Biology, tribology

    First tests on Al2O– Al2O articulation : Biology, tribology.

    2016
    2016

    ACTISURF

    ANSM authorization for clinical studies on the ACTISURF bacterial anti-adhesion coating.

    2011
    2011

    CERADISC

    Ceraver Ceradisc

    Europeen patent for our cervical disc prosthesis, CERADISC.

    1997
    1997

    Patellofemoral HERMES

    Knee HERMES Femoropatellar

    HERMES Patellofemoral first implantation.

    1990
    1990

    Posterior stabilized HERMES

    First implantation of our posterior stabilized knee prosthesis, HERMES PS.

    1989
    1989

    TRIRADIUS

    First implantation of our CERAFIT metal cup using the “triradius” concept.

    1986
    1986

    HERMES 2C

    First implantation of our 2C HERMES, a total knee prosthesis which both cruciates remain intact.

    1982
    1982

    World’s first implant

    World’s first implant

    World’s first implant of a cement-free metal cup in titanium alloy for a hip prosthesis with an alumina ceramic core, a solution subsequently adopted by all the world’s major laboratories.

    1971
    1971

    Titanium TiAl6V4

    Discovery of the potential of the titanium alloy TiAl6V4 by Daniel Blanquaert.

    Dr Pierre Boutin performed the world’s first implantation of a hip with a femoral stem made of titanium alloy TiAl6V4. This material went on to become the reference and is universally used in orthopaedics.

    1970
    1970

    Dr Pierre Boutin

    Dr Pierre Boutin performed the world’s first total hip prosthesis with an alumina-alumina articulation. This component presents very low wear and friction characteristics – essential parameters in the design of joint prostheses. Perfectly biotolerant, this component went on to become the reference for articulations.

    1969
    1969

    Biology, tribology

    Biology, tribology

    First tests on Al2O– Al2O articulation : Biology, tribology.

    A French expert in orthopaedics

    Based in Paris, CERAVER has always been concerned to maintain all of its industrial activities in France. Thanks to that, design, industrial expertise, production and accreditation are all performed in France, which is an European country who has one of has some of the most stringent levels of regulation. Two production facilities totalling over 10,000m2 where last production and control technologies are implemented, ensure pursuit of excellence.

    Ceraver
    Ceraver

    Mastery from design to manufacturing

    Designer of its own prostheses and surgical instrumentation, CERAVER is an alumina using pioneer in orthopaedics and the only one on the market with alumina ceramic finish expertise. It is these skills and experience which allow us to control our products quality and processes, bringing extreme responsive and being a self-sustaining company.

    Ceraver production
    Ceraver production
    Ceraver production

    Strict quality control and traceability

    Surgical implants have to reach the highest quality standards. That’s why CERAVER’s quality system is regularly audited and accredited by an external organization according to ISO 13485 reference standard. Implant traceability is assured from raw material to finished product. So that we can keep track of the product during all its life cycle (raw material batches, checking, results, inspection machines, control technician, surgeons, implantation date and place).

    Ceraver Quality Agrement
    Ceraver Quality Agrement
    Ceraver Quality Agrement
    Ceraver Quality Agrement

    Your patient, our priority

    Since its fundation, CERAVER is a company aiming for excellence, placing patient’s well-being at its center. Supported by renowned surgeons sharing our values, our approach is based on 5 axes which are the key words of our development strategy.

    Ceraver - Our Values

    Ethics and code of conduct

    Our approach is based on a strict respect about:

    • Obligations in terms of ANTI-GIFT LAW (Art.L4113-6 of the CSP and Order of January 19, 2017)
    • TRANSPARENCY (Art.L1453-1 of the CSP and Decree of December 28, 2016)
    • Compliance with the principle of acceptability of Benefit/Risk for the patient

    Activity

    Design, manufacture and marketing of top-flight orthopaedic products.

    Ceraver Production
    Ceraver Production

    The following film made in our company will give you an overview of CERAVER’s expertise.

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    Training Academy

    CERAVER it’s also an over 1,100m² training academy.

    Dedicated to surgeons and hospital staff, this academic center provides them with training and guidance, particularly in the mastery of the specific instruments for each prosthesis, developed in collaboration with surgeons.

    Ceraver Training Academy
    Ceraver Quality Agrement

    International

    CERAVER has an international presence through its network of agents, distributors and subsidiaries.

    CERAVER’S SUBSIDIARIES

    ITALY

    SPAIN

    CANADA

    CERAVER ITALIA
    Via Prati, 29
    40012 Calderara Di Reno (BO)
    Tel: +39 051 72 88 76
    Fax: +39 051 72 78 03

    CERAVER IBERICA
    Beltran Baguena 5-10°-10A
    Nuevo Centro – 46009 Valencia
    Tel: +34 96 348 10 19
    Fax: +33 96 348 10 02

    CERAVER OSTEAL AMERICA INC.
    2277 Guenette
    Saint Laurent Quebec
    H4R 2E9 CANADA
    Tel: +1 514 856 24 35
    Fax: +1 514 856 24 44

    SOUTH AFRICA

    CERAVER SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD
    11 polo Crescent
    WOODMEAD OFFICE PARK
    WOODMEAD, 2191, SANDTON, GAUTENG SOUTH AFRICA
    Tel: +27 11 656 3719
    Fax: +27 86 547 4635