Proximal humeral fractures are one of the most common indications for shoulder replacement. The prosthesis includes many features to assist the surgeon with this particularly difficult procedure. One such feature is a positioning jig to assist in re-establishing proper humeral head height and version.
|Trial and Implant Height Markings||
|Reduced Proximal Body||
|Modular Humeral Heads||
|Anterior Fin Hole||
|Reverse Morse Type Taper||
|Fracture Alignment Jig||
|Proximally POROCOAT® Porous-Coated and Non-Coated Humeral Stems||
1. Frankle MA, et al. Biomechanical Effects of Malposition of Tuberosity Fragments for Four-Part Proximal Humerus Fracture. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 2001; 10: 321-325. (Cat. No. 0612-39-050)
2. Bobyn J et al. The optimum pore size for fixation of porous-surfaced metal implants by the ingrowth of bone. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 1980; 150: 263-270.
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