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Division: Knee Reconstruction
Category: Limb preserving

Significant bone loss requiring extensive reconstruction around the hip and knee is often required following the treatment of malignant bone tumours, aggressive benign bone tumours, infection, multiple revised and failed joint replacements and massive trauma, particularly in the elderly osteoporotic patient. Limb-preserving techniques, using modular segmental endoprostheses, provide a reliable, functional reconstruction for these patients. Due to unpredictable and difficult conditions encountered with the remaining bone, muscle and soft tissues, the prosthetic construct must perform under severe conditions. DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction Revision Solutions offers both surgeons and patients a comprehensive portfolio of products for managing the many challenges of total joint arthroplasty. The DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction LPS (Limb Preservation System) is designed with these considerations in mind to allow for versatility and predictability in such difficult reconstructions.

 

Features & Benefits

 

Features Benefits
Ability to address bone loss secondary to tumour, end-stage revision, infection or severe trauma 
  • Provides the surgeon intra-operative flexibility to meet patient needs

Comprehensive, modular system can be utilised for:

  • Proximal femoral replacement
  • Distal femoral replacement
  • Total femoral replacement
  • Proximal tibial replacement
  • Meets the rigorous demands of limb preservation surgery
Ability for resection adjustments in 5 mm increments
  • Allows for bone conservation
  • Ability to fine tune leg length adjustment
Stem extension components are available in cemented and porous options
  • Cemented or cementless based on surgeon preference
  • Biologic fixation option through exclusive POROCOAT® Porous Coating
The LPS Universal tibial hinge insert bearing is compatible with the MBT Revision tray. 
  • Provides intra-operative flexibility for use in a hinged femoral component, distal femoral replacement, or total femoral replacement
  • Allows for the use of tibial metaphyseal sleeves to fill metaphyseal defects in the proximal tibia.
Universal femoral metaphyseal sleeves can be utilised with the LPS System distal femoral component.
  • Femoral metaphyseal sleeves can be used to fill metaphyseal defects in the distal femur and provide a stable foundation for the knee components1.

 

1. Agarwal S. Azam R, Morgan-Jones R. Metal metaphyseal sleeves in revision total knee replacement. Bone Joint J 2013; 95-B:1640-4

DPEM/ORT/1113/0015a V1109A
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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