Announcement Cardiva Spanish distributor

Berlin, Fabuary 5th 2024 – Merete GmbH, a pioneer in orthopedic solutions based in Berlin, Germany, is excited to announce a new strategic distribution partnership with Cardiva, a leading distributor in Spain’s orthopedic surgery market. This collaboration is set to introduce the innovative BioBall® System to the Spanish market, underscoring Merete’s commitment to enhancing orthopedic care on a global scale. Developed by Merete in the late 1990s, the BioBall® System has redefined revision hip arthroplasty with its flexible adapter-head system. Its unique design allows for intra-operative adjustments of neck length, offset and taper version, offering surgeons the flexibility to optimize patient outcomes without the need for the removal of a well-fixed stem. This collaboration with Cardiva leverages our cutting-edge technology with their extensive distribution network, bringing this advanced solution closer to Spanish healthcare professionals and patients.

Cardiva, with its 35 years of expertise in distributing advanced medical devices in Spain, complements this partnership with its deep market knowledge. “Combining Cardiva’s distribution expertise with Merete’s superior technology positions us ideally to improve patient care quality and meet the high expectations of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Surgery specialists,” stated Agustín Canales, Director of Orthopaedic Surgery at Cardiva.

Dr. Marc Kneissler, COO of Merete GmbH, emphasizes, “Our partnership with Cardiva signifies a major step forward in our mission to improve mobility and quality of life for patients worldwide. By combining our innovative orthopedic solutions with Cardiva’s established distribution expertise, we are ready to make significant impacts in the field of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Surgery in Spain.”

ABOUT MERETE GmbH Merete GmbH is an owner-operated medical technology company based in Berlin, Germany specialized in developing and marketing high-quality implants for hip revision, primary hip care, and paediatric orthopaedics. Merete has a strong international presence in over 33 countries. Under the leadership of CEO Alexia Anapliotis, the company is dedicated to its vision of improving mobility, health, and quality of life for everyone. Merete’s passion for solutions and commitment to reliable, personalized, and efficient healthcare solutions makes it a key player in the medical field. For more information, visit

ABOUT CARDIVA: Cardiva is a Spanish company that markets and manufactures a wide range of medical products worldwide. Innovation, through collaboration with healthcare professionals, has been our priority for more than 30 years, with the aim of improving the quality of life of patients and favouring the sustainability of healthcare systems.. More info: