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About this product

Division: Biomaterials

RAPIDSORB™ Fixation System is a resorbable fixation system, which was developed for fracture stabilization and craniofacial reconstruction. By using a resorbable material, maintaining from poly (L-lactide-co-glycolide), it presents an attractive alternative to remaining metal implants.
Implants are available as plates, foils, meshes, screws and tacks. They resorb approximately within 1 year by hydrolysis and are metabolized by the body.


Intended Use

The RAPIDSORB Fixation System is intended for the fixation of bone in reconstructive surgery and fracturesof bones in the craniofacialskeleton and as graft containment1.

1For the intended use and a complete set of indications, contraindications, warnings and precautions, see the instructions for use (IFU).

Features & Benefits


  Features Benefits
  Resorbable No lifelong implants; No secondary surgery for implant removal; Eliminates potential growth restriction; no stress shielding
  Radiolucent No interference with radiographic imaging or therapeutic irradiation
Please refer to the surgical technique guide or package inserts if included for a complete list of indications, contraindications, precautions and warnings. For further information on DePuy Synthes Products, please contact your local DePuy Synthes Representative .
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