Affinis Fracture ceramic head is a component of an implant used in shoulder replacement surgeries. It replaces the humeral head in the. Mathys Orthopaedics, in association with the Therapeutic Goods Administration of Australia, has issued a hazard alert for the Affinis Fracture. ence with the Articula prosthesis, the next generation, Affinis Frac- ture, has now been With the Affinis Fracture, we are now taking the next step, and.

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Information for orthopaedic surgeons Mathys Orthopaedics has received post-market notifications of disconnections of Affinis Fracture ceramic heads. During the first few days, passive mobilization, within pain limits, is performed.

Affinis Fracture Trauma Shoulder Prosthesis. Surgical technique

It replaces the humeral head in the shoulder joint. In order to avoid adhesion, rehabilitation exercises are started the day after surgery. Medullary reamer D in mm Fracturee size Fig. The rotator cuff is then split in line with the fracture up to the base of the coracoid process.

Pre-operative planning 30 Transparent templates of the implants are available in the usual scale of 1. If you are treating a patient who has had a shoulder replacement and they present with unexpected pain or loss of function, of if they have any questions or concerns about this issue, refer them to their surgeon or to the hospital where the surgery was performed. Pre-operative planning 7 4.


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Affinis Fracture Trauma Shoulder Prosthesis. Surgical technique – PDF

The shoulder joint is a ball and socket joint, with the humeral head upper arm bone as the ball and the glenoid as the socket. The arm is supported in a sling, only for analgesic reasons.

With both methods, a retrotorsion of 30 to the lower arm or accordingly 20 to the transepicondylar axis is ensured. Our strategy has been to know the indication, More information.

Affinis Fracture ceramic head (used in shoulder replacements)

It was approved by the FDA for use in the U. Rehabilitation Ligamys Self-healing of the anterior cruciate ligament Rehabilitation Table of contents 1.

Fractures of the proximal humerus ball account for. Ligamys Self-healing of the arfinis cruciate ligament Rehabilitation Table of contents 1. Identification can be difficult in the case of older fractures and adhesions.

Secure and anatomically correct fixation of the tuberosity fragments is of greatest importance for the functional outcome of the operation. Instructions for surgery 4.

Surgical Technique Shoulder Prosthesis www. The acromio-humeral distance should be approx. The length can be adjusted over 1 cm.

On growth of the tuberosities is furthermore improved by the newly added bioactive CaP coating.

The counter wrench is mounted, to secure the central part against rotation, and the torque wrench is inserted. Overview of instruments Affinis Fracture instrument set Item no. In most cases of adult forearm fractures, both bones are broken.


The glenoid is now assessed, and can likewise fraxture replaced if necessary. These combine to form More information. Learning outcomes More information. In order to avoid overstuffing, in cases of doubt the smaller head should be used.

Tension band fixation Christof A. Often, the tuberosities themselves are also fragmented. If the fracture extends into the shaft, the nerve must be exposed and held away.

Rotator Cuff Tears Description Rotator cuff tears are a common cause of pain and disability in the adult population. The axillary nerve must be protected throughout the entire operation. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this issue, contact Mathys Orthopaedics afffinis 02 The definitive prosthesis head corresponding to the size of the trial head is then fixed through firm mounting and slight afflnis. Workers who do overhead activities such as painting, stocking shelves or construction Athletes such as swimmers, pitchers and tennis players Rotator Cuff Tears Description Rotator cuff tears are a frachure cause of pain and disability in the adult population.