VERTECEM® II Bone Cement

Division: Spine
Category: Vertebral Body Augmentation

VERTECEM® II Bone Cement is a closed, clean and easy-to-use system offering 17 minutes of working time and 18 cc of cement per mixer. The cement is delivered via syringe allowing for precise control over injection and tactile feedback for the physician.

VERTECEM II Bone Cement is part of a complete procedural solution for the personalized treatment of vertebral compression fractures. The a la carte offering allows for maximum economy, flexibility and precise surgical planning.

Indications for Use



The VERTECEM II Bone Cement is used for the fixation of pathological fractures of the vertebral body using vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty procedures. Painful vertebral compression fractures of the vertebral body may result from osteoporosis, benign lesions (hemangioma), or malignant lesions (metastatic cancers, myeloma).




The use of VERTECEM II Mixing Kit is contraindicated in the event of:


  • Acute or not completely healed local infections and active systemic infections
  • Treatment-refractory coagulopathy or during anticoagulation
  • Pulmonary insufficiency or severe heart and lung disorders
  • Vertebra plans or if safe percutaneous access to the vertebra is not guaranteed
  • Unstable vertebral fractures with involvement of the posterior margin
  • Previous damage to the pedicle wall
  • Fractures or neoplasia with narrowing of the spinal canal (> 20%) and myelopathy
  • Retropulsing vertebral fragments with myelopathy
  • Acute traumatic fractures of non-osteoporatic vertebrae
  • A satisfactory response to conservative treatment
  • Asymptomatic stable vertebral fractures
  • Know hypersensitivity or allergy to one of the components of VERTECEM II Mixing Kit
  • Pregnancy or lactation


Refer to the package inserts for complete system descriptions, indications, contraindications and warnings.

Features & Benefits

  Features Benefits
VERTECEM II Bone Cement | DePuy Synthes Companies

VERTECEM II Bone Cement | DePuy Synthes Companies

Long working time Treatment of multiple levels with one package allows for increased efficiency and reduced costs
Minimal mix and preparation time Ready to inject immediately after mixing
Wide, integrated wings and reinforced pistons on injection syringes Provides excellent leverage, rigidity, and tactile feedback
Good visibility under fluoroscopy Allowing for accuracy in cement placement
DSUS/SPN/0416/1260 05/2016

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.