FDA (as expected) did not identify
specific methods to directly mark a device. According to the agency, "it would be difficult to account for the wide variety of existing devices, use conditions and reprocessing methods."
Mayo Clinic is collaborating on this hip and knee implant surface coating project, titled "EZH2 inhibitors as endoprosthetic device coatings that induce osteogenesis and promote implant osseointegration."
Dr. Williams is a shoulder specialist at the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia who also serves as the John M. Fenlin Jr., M.D. Professor of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at The Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.