Our e-learning platform contains high resolution images and a certified CME of the Vanguard total Knee Replacement Cruciate retaining, Zimmer-Biomet surgical procedure. The decision to perform total knee arthroplasty surgery must include the failure of conservative treatments. Take account of comorbidities that compound the risks involved in surgery. The type from joint replacement used should take into account published outcome data NJR data , the surgeons experience but should also leave space for innovation. The Vanguard knee system is produced by Zimmer Biomet and provides a comprehensive total knee replacement system with flexibility to change from cruciate retaining CR to posterior stabilized PS within a single system. Welcome to the Professional Development question section.
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Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. Todd Davis, the company's vice president and general manager of global knee business, made the bold prediction in a September 20, press release announcing the introduction of the implant. Davis says the device has the ability to fine tune the knee's balance through the use of independent medial and lateral bearing thickness and constraint options.
The device does this by incorporating two individual polyethylene bearings with different articulations on the medial and lateral sides. Traditional total knee implants feature a one-piece bearing constructed of polyethylene which is placed between the metal portions of the implant.
The original Vanguard Knee system, which Biomet, Inc. Tom Aleto, M. In traditional knee design, surgeons typically release healthy soft tissues in an attempt to balance the knee and maintain feasible kinematics. Because the Vanguard ID allows me to mix and match components, I am able to individually treat each compartment while maintaining healthy soft tissues.
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Zimmer Biomet’s New Vanguard Knee Will “Revolutionize” TKA
Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. Todd Davis, the company's vice president and general manager of global knee business, made the bold prediction in a September 20, press release announcing the introduction of the implant. Davis says the device has the ability to fine tune the knee's balance through the use of independent medial and lateral bearing thickness and constraint options. The device does this by incorporating two individual polyethylene bearings with different articulations on the medial and lateral sides.
Zimmer Biomet: Vanguard System Will "Revolutionize" Total Knee Replacement
By Jof Enriquez , Follow me on Twitter jofenriq. Orthopaedic products manufacturer Zimmer Biomet has unveiled Vanguard Individualized Design ID , which is touted as a first-of-its-kind total knee arthroplasty TKA personalized construct, with dual bearings to better preserve the natural tissues surrounding the knee joint. Most traditional knee implants feature a one-piece bearing made of polyethylene placed between metal portions of the implant. With Vanguard ID, Zimmer Biomet furthers this common design, incorporating two individual polyethylene bearings, with different articulations, on the medial and lateral sides of the knee.