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MatrixRIB™ Care Program

Improving Care of Rib Fracture Patients

The MatrixRIB Care Program is an advanced set of tools and resources including cases studies, care pathways, and patient education materials that help optimize the care of rib fracture patients and address the Triple Aim goals of improved outcomes, increased patient satisfaction, and reduced costs.


Download one of the PDF's below to learn more about the MatrixRIB Care Program:

DePuy Synthes MatrixRIB Care Brochure

DePuy Synthes MatrixRIB Value Analysis Brief

Coding for the MatrixRIB Fixation System



Case Studies & Videos

Learn from surgeon experts how to start a rib fracture program.

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Sample Protocols and Tools

See examples of rib fracture protocols and clinical guidelines from leading centers.

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Useful courses for certification of surgeons, and educational tools for hospital personnel and patients.

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MatrixRIB™ Fixation System

Learn more about DePuy Synthes products for rib fixation.

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2 Nirula R, Allen B, Layman R, Falimirski ME, Somberg. Rib fracture stabilization in patients sustaining blunt chest injury. Am Surg 2006; 72:307–9.
3 Simon B, Ebert J, Bokhari F, Capella J, Emhoff T, Hayward T 3rd, Rodriguez A, Smith L; Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. Management of pulmonary contusion and flail chest: an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guideline. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Nov;73(5 Suppl 4):S351-61.
4 Allen GS and Coates NE. Pulmonary contusion: A collective review. The American Surgeon 1996;62: 895-900.



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