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Division: Shoulder Reconstruction
Category: Shoulder Reconstruction

Developed specifically for humeral head fractures, the DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction GLOBAL® FX Shoulder Fracture System includes many features to assist the surgeon with this particularly difficult procedure. One such feature is a unique positioning jig to assist in re-establishing proper humeral head height and version. The GLOBAL® FX System also maintains many of the benefits that continue to make the DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction GLOBAL® Shoulder Collection the leading shoulder prosthesis in the United States.

GLOBAL FX Shoulder System Stem and head
 

Indications for Use

The DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction GLOBAL® FX™ Shoulder System is indicated for use in total or hemi-shoulder replacement for the treatment of:
 

  1. A severely painful and/or disabled joint resulting from osteoarthritis, traumatic arthritis or rheumatoid arthritis;
  2. Fracture-dislocations of the proximal humerus where the articular surface is severely comminuted, separated from its blood supply or where the surgeon’s experience indicates that alternative methods of treatment are unsatisfactory;
  3. Other difficult clinical problems where shoulder arthrodesis or resection arthroplasty are not acceptable (e.g. revision of a failed primary component).


The DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction GLOBAL FX Shoulder Systems is also indicated for hemi-shoulder replacement for the treatment of:
 

  1. Ununited humeral head fractures;
  2. Avascular necrosis of the humeral head.


The DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction GLOBAL FX Humeral Stem when used with a GLOBAL® ADVANTAGE® CTA Humeral Head is indicated for hemi-shoulder replacement in patients with rotator cuff tears.

The DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction GLOBAL FX Shoulder System is indicated for the following fixation methods:
 

  • POROCOAT® Porous-Coated Components - Porocoat porous-coated humeral stem prostheses are indicted for cemented or uncemented use with fixation provided by biological tissue ingrowth into the porous coating.
  • Cemented Components - Humeral Stem and Glenoid components labeled “For cemented use only” are indicated only for use with bone cement.
  • Press-fit or Cemented Components - Humeral stem prostheses without porous coating and labeled “For press-fit or cemented use only” are indicated for press-fit uncemented use or for use with bone cement.

 

WARNING: This product has labeling limitations. See package insert for complete information.

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 • Preserve bone stock for tuberosity attachment
Proximally POROCOAT® Porous-Coated and Non-Coated Humeral Stems • Offers secure tuberosity fixation
  Medial Fin Hole • Provides additional fixation opportunities
Fracture Alignment Jig • Height and version alignment
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All medical devices have associated risks. Please refer to the package insert and other labeling 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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