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DePuy Synthes introduces new solutions at EFORT 2014

DePuy Synthes* has showcased its latest orthopaedic solutions that are designed to enhance patient care whilst delivering clinical and economic value to health care professionals today at the 15th European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT) congress, a combined programme in partnership with the British Orthopaedic Association, held on 4th June in London, UK.

We are delighted to be able to demonstrate the breadth and depth of our portfolio to the clinical community here at EFORT,” said Davide Visentin, Vice President Marketing, DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction EMEA. “Our portfolio provides complete surgical solutions combined with programs and services that aim to create value for the health care system as a whole”.
Accompanying the surgical products was DEPUY SYNTHES ADVANTAGE™, a suite of provider-focused solutions that help to address clinical and economic needs with the potential to improve patient satisfaction.
New products available for demonstration were:
  • ATTUNE® Knee System: Designed to improve conformity and stability throughout the range of motion, the company introduced the ATTUNE Rotating Platform Knee along with the Medialized Anatomic Patella, which is designed to improve patella kinematics. 
  • RIGIDLOOP™ Cortical Fixation System, RIGIDFIX® Curve Cross Pin System and MILAGRO® ADVANCE Interference Screw; the latest additions to the growing portfolio of products for ACL reconstruction
  • PHILOS™ Augmentation and PFNA Augmentation: Innovations to provide additional support for osteoporotic fractures. 
  • OPERACE: Sterile, single use screw removal instrumentation for multiple manufacturers.
  • GLOBAL® UNITE® Anatomic is the newest addition to the next-generation GLOBAL UNITE Platform Shoulder Replacement System that enables surgeons to use the same humeral stem to repair shoulder fractures or perform a total shoulder replacement with the option of later converting to a reverse shoulder that optimises deltoid function.
  • HEALIX ADVANCE™ Anchors: The next generation HEALIX suture and knotless anchors providing versatile, easy-to-use solutions for rotator cuff repair. 
  • FMS VUE™ System: The new Fluid Management and Tissue Debridement System offers a comprehensive pump and shaver system with a simple user friendly set-up
  • An extensive range of Power Tools extending across joint replacement (BPL II), trauma (TRS & Colibri II) and hand and foot surgery (SED & EPD)
The company also offered educational symposia on the Anterior Approach to hip replacement, which allows for a smaller incision and less tissue disruption and may shorten the recovery process, knee replacement with the ATTUNE Knee System, and best practices in multidisciplinary fragility fracture management.