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Introducing the GLOBAL UNITE Platform Shoulder Arthroplasty System

Introducing the GLOBAL UNITE Platform Shoulder Arthroplasty System from DePuy Synthes, a modular shoulder system that provides surgeons adaptability within the Operating Room without compromising recognised biomechanical principles.

Every shoulder fracture presents a unique challenge. That is why DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction has created GLOBAL UNITE, a next-generation platform system. The modular proximal bodies enable the surgeon to restore joint height in press-fit and cemented applications, whilst the modular suture collar facilitates anatomic reconstruction of the tuberosities.

In the event that the patient’s pathology indicates that a GLOBAL UNITE System conversion to a reverse shoulder is required, the conversion can be accommodated without compromising biomechanics. Removal of the proximal body makes provision for the epiphysis to be attached to a well-fixed distal stem within the humerus at the proper height and version to optimise deltoid function.1

The GLOBAL UNITE System truly provides the surgeon Principled Adaptability within the Operating Room.

If you would like more information about the GLOBAL UNITE Platform Shoulder Arthroplasty System please contact your local PEI hospital representative or call PEI at +353 1 419 6900.

 

Source:
1. Boileau P, Watkinson DJ, Hatzidakis AM, Balg F. Grammont Reverse Prosthesis: Design Rationale and Biomechanics. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2005;14:S147-S161

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