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  • Clinical Considerations for Safe Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty

    Over the past 10 years, I have been increasing the number of patients to whom I offer outpatient shoulder replacement surgery. Change is coming, and I look forward to learning from those who have studied doing it safely!

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  • DJO Global Announces

    DJO Global, Inc. (“DJO” or the “Company”), a leading global provider of medical technologies designed to get and keep people moving, today announced the launch of the AltiVate Anatomic Shoulder System. The system features a short, bone sparing humeral stem anatomically designed through morphologically-based fit analysis to optimize metaphyseal fit and stability. The stem also features P2, DJO’s proprietary “porous porous” coating that provides superior bone ingrowth. Coupled with the stem is a glenoid component with patent-pending “Drop and Go™” technology encompassing trilobe features on the peripheral pegs for immediate fixation upon implantation. This data-driven result is a truly anatomic reconstruction with fixation you can feel.

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  • DJO® Announces Release of AltiVate Reverse® Short Stem, The First Fully Convertible, Inlay, Short Stem Shoulder Replacement System in the United States

    DJO®, a leading provider of medical technologies designed to get and keep people moving, introduced today the AltiVate Reverse® Short Stem, the first fully-convertible, inlay, short stem shoulder arthroplasty system available in the United States. The AltiVate Reverse® Short Stem was designed by DJO, a market leader in shoulder arthroplasty systems, using principles based on a design with minimum 10-years of clinical follow-up1. The AltiVate Reverse Short Stem received FDA 510(k) clearance in April 2019 for use in anatomic, reverse, and partial shoulder arthroplasty.

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