The AAKs and the single-axis knees showed more lengthening than the polycentric knees.
Due to their extended lengthening of the thigh, single-axis knees, including AAKs, had a less favorable cosmetic appearance during sitting than the polycentric knees.
Abbreviations: AAK = autoadaptive knee, CoR = center of rotation, KD = knee disarticulation, TF = transfemoral.
57.0 3.0 Ltd Graph-Lite Polycentric TF Knee Without KD Anchor Uniprox JT20 70.0 17.0 Nabtesco NK-6 SH 49.0 10.0 Ossur Total Knee 2000 37.0 10.5 Ossur Total Knee 2100 41.0 9.0 TF AAK Knee + Single Axis Without KD Anchor Endolite ESK4B IP 91.0 47.0 Ossur Rheo Knee 92.5 48.0 Otto Bock C-leg 72.0 32.5 Ossur Mauch Knee 71.0 28.0 Ultimate Knee 87.0 50.0 Note: Otto Bock 3R30 has same technical structure as Otto Bock 3R21, 3R23, 3R32, and 3R46.
AAK has agreed to acquire the oils and fats business of CSM Benelux NV in Merksem, Belgium.
"The acquisition will strengthen our ability to supply Bakery solutions in western continental Europe and create mutual cross-selling opportunities for Bakery and CCF products to existing customer bases.", said Jens Wikstedt, President Europe, AAK.
Further the well equipped factory will complement our existing European manufacturing foot print nicely", said Arne Frank, President and Chief Executive, AAK Group.