Amedica Corporation, a commercial-stage biomaterial company, develops, manufactures, and sells a range of medical devices based on its silicon nitride ceramic technology platform in the United States, Europe, and South America. The company offers Valeo silicon nitride spinal fusion devices for use in the cervical and thoracolumbar areas of the spine; and a line of non-silicon nitride spinal surgery products for the treatment of deformity and degenerative spinal procedures. It also develops femoral heads for use in total hip replacements; and femoral condyle components for use in total knee replacements. The company markets and sells its products to surgeons and hospitals directly, as well as through a network of independent sales distributors. Amedica Corporation was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.