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Your elements of success...

PALACOS® has been proven for 60 years in more than 30 million procedures globally. The PALACOS® family of bone cements has the lowest revision risk(1) and the most clinical studies.(2) Which makes it the gold standard in bone cement.

Your elements of success in comprehensive care
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  • Complications and especially PJIs threaten the profitability of institutions participating in accountable care
  • Simplification through standardization of cement and accessories represents a significant opportunity to increase value

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Your elements of success in infection management
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  • Infection management
  • Decreasing the risk of revision
  • 4-day elution above MIC line

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Your elements of success in outpatient joint replacement
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PALACOS®:

  • Proven in 30 million cases worldwide
  • The most extensively studied bone cement
  • Improving long term success with vacuum mixing and application of modern cementing technique
  • Lower risk of revision
  • Lower risk of infection and re-admission

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Your elements of success in successful joint fixation
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  • The gold standard in arthroplasty, the high-quality PALACOS® portfolio delivers consistency, predictable outcomes, and low revision rates.
  • Proven in 30 million cases worldwide
  • The most extensively studied bone cement
  • Innovator in antibiotic-loaded bone cement
  • Improving long term success with Vacuum mixing

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Introduction text:
(1) Espehaug et al. The type of cement and failure of THR - data from the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register. J Bone Joint Surg. Br 2002; 84: 832-838.
(2) Pilz V, Hanstein T. A Literature Review of the Clinical Evidence Situation of Bone Cements. Journal of Medical and Health Sciences. 2018;1:31-36.

... in comprehensive care
(1) Versus a composite index of all other bone cements studied. Analysis of 38,694 Patients. data on file.
(2) PALACOS® R with antibiotic vs. Simplex P with antibiotic. Data on file.
(3) Luzzi AJ, Fleischman AN, Matthews CN, et al. The ‘Bundle Busters’: Incidence and Costs of Post-acute Complications Following Total Joint Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty 2018; 33(9): 2734–9.
(4) Analysis of 38,694 Patients. Data on file.

... in infection management
(1) MM. Kheir, MD a, AJ. Rondon, MD, MBA a, A Woolsey, JD b, H Hansen, JD b, TL. Tan, MD a, J Parvizi, MD, FRCS a; Infection Following Total Joint Arthroplasty Is the Main Cause of Litigation: Data From One Metropolitan Area, J Arthroplasty, 2017.
(2) Sanz-Ruiz P, Matas-Diez JA, Sanchez-Somolinos M, et al. Is the Commercial Antibiotic-Loaded Bone Cement Useful in Prophylactic and Cost Saving After Knee and Hip Joint Arthroplasty? The Transatlantic Paradox. J Arthoplasty 2017; 32(4): 1095–9.
(3) Meyer J, Piller G, Spiegel CA, Hetzel S, Squire M.Vacuum-Mixing Significantly Changes Antibiotic Elution Characteristics of Commercially Available Antibiotic-Impregnanted Bone Cements. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2011; 93: 2049–56.
(4) MM. Kheir, MD et al. Infection Following Total Joint Arthroplasty Is the Main Cause of Litigation: Data From One Metropolitan Area, J Arthroplasty, 2017.
(5) Sanz-Ruiz P, Matas-Diez JA, Sanchez-Somolinos M, et al. Is the Commercial Antibiotic-Loaded Bone Cement Useful in Prophylactic and Cost Saving After Knee and Hip Joint Arthroplasty? The Transatlantic Paradox. J Arthoplasty 2017; 32(4): 1095–9.

... in outpatient joint replacement
(1) Data on file
(2) Kühn KD. PMMA Cements. Noval Comparative Data (Table 13.2). Berlin: Springer; 2014.
(4) Kühn KD. PMMA Cements. Noval Comparative Data (Table 13.2). Berlin: Springer; 2014.
(5) Wimhurst JA, Brooks RA, Rushton N. The Effects of Particulate Bone Cements at the Bone-Implant Interface. JBJS (Br) 2001; 83(4): 588–92.
(6) Pilz V, Hanstein T. A Literature Review of the Clinical Evidence Situation of Bone Cements. RRJMHS 2018; 7(1): 31–6.

... to successful joint fixation
(1) IK Sigmund et al; Mixing Technique of PMMA – Bone Cement Determines the Ideal Insertion Time Point in Cemented Arthroplasty; J Surg: JSUR-1153, 2018.
(2) NJR Supplier Feedback, data on file.
(3) Pilz V, Hanstein T. A Literature Review of the Clinical Evidence Situation of Bone Cements. RRJMHS 2018; 7(1): 31–6.
(4) Table 3.7. KM estimates of cumulative revision (95 % CI) by fixation and bearing, in primary hip replacements. The National Joint Register. 15th Annual Report. 2017-2018. Page 50.
(5) NJR Supplier Feedback, data on file.
(6) Pilz V, Hanstein T. A Literature Review of the Clinical Evidence Situation of Bone Cements. RRJMHS 2018; 7(1): 31–6.

Fireside Chat with Dr. Javad Parvizi and Dr. Thorsten Gehrke

Fireside Chat with Dr. Javad Parvizi and Dr. Thorsten Gehrke

Join us for an evening with the two chairs of the International Consensus Meeting on Periprosethetic Joint Infection, Drs. Jay Parvizi (Rothman Clinic) and Thorsten Gehrke (ENDO-Klinik) for a discussion on periprosthetic joint infection.

WHEN and WHERE:

Thursday, March 14th 8pm - 10 pm
TAO Las Vegas (Inside the Grand Canal Shoppes)

Participants will be able to receive the ReduceRevisions.com Best Practices Survey Report and one of the few remaining print copies of the Proceedings of the ICM

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