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Division: International
Category: Fracture

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.

 

Features & Benefits

 

  Features Benefits
Trial and Implant Height Markings
  • Assist in re-establishing anatomical height
  • Stems available in standard and long variations
  Reduced Proximal Body
  • Helps to preserve bone stock for tuberosity attachment
  Modular Humeral Heads
  • Provide more anatomical options than fixed head systems
  • Provide a maximum articular surface area
  Anterior Fin Hole
  • Provides the proper anatomical location for tuberosity fixation1
  Reverse Morse Type Taper
  • Modularity facilitates maximum surgical exposure
Fracture Alignment Jig
  • The unique positioning jig assists in establishing proper height and version for the trial and implant
Proximally POROCOAT® Porous-Coated and Non-Coated Humeral Stems
  • Offers secure tuberosity fixation
  • The POROCOAT Porous Coating process results in a strong bond of proud, randomly arranged beads that form interconnecting pores for ingrowth

 

References:

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.

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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