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About this product

Division: CMF
Category: Thoracic Plates and Screws

The Sternal ZIPFIX™ System consists of PEEK (Poly-Ether-Ether- Ketone) implants, similar to cable-ties, and an application instrument. The system supports rapid sternal closure, with consistent force application.


Intended Use

Fixation of sternal halves.

For full information on indications, contraindications , warnings und precautions please see Technique Guide DSEM/CMF/0914/0039(1) .




Features & Benefits


Features and Benefits
  • Easy to handle
  • Larger implant to bone contact area in comparison to cerclage wires to reduce the risk of bone cut-through
  • Made of PEEK for biocompatibility
  • MR safe after removal of stainless steel needle


DSEM/CMF/0914/0039(1) : Sternal ZIPFIX System - Technique Guide


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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