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Bone cements for orthopaedics - 8 Pages

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BONE CEMENTS FOR ORTHOPAEDICS

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who we are G-21 was set up in 2009 by expert entrepreneurs originating from the medical and pharmaceutical sector. G-21 is situated in proximity of the main cities and infrastructures in northern Italy, approximately 40 km from Modena and Bologna, in the Italian “Medical Valley” famous all over the world for its tradition, know-how and innovative spirit in the field of Medical Devices. The company is strategically managed by a team of young people that stand out for their integrity, expertise and professionalism and who continuously bring the energy, enthusiasm and dynamism necessary to satisfy...

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BONE CEMENTS FOR ORTHOPAEDICS The G-21 bone cements spring from analysis of the best articular prostheses of the hip, knee and shoulder, repair of bone systems available on the market, processed to minimise the defects and pathological fractures. incidence of factors such as ambient conditions and prepara- Each cement - which comes in the form of a two-component tion methods, which play a decisive role in determining the system (powder and liquid) to be mixed at the time of application mechanical properties after application, putting at risk the in the operating theatre - is formulated so as to...

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STANDARD VISCOSITY CEMENTS: G1™ and G1A™ CHARACTERISTICS Acrylic-based radiopaque bone cement with a consistency and working time particularly suitable for cementation of knee prostheses. In the initial phases, it has properties that also 1. reduced mixing time (under a minute to obtain a homogeneous make it suitable for cementation of hip prostheses. It can be mixed and applied by hand (bowl and spatula) or 2. working time suited to the type of application (4-5 minutes), using mixing and injection devices. 3. polymerisation is completed after 10 minutes so as to reduce The version with antibiotic...

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LOW VISCOSITY CEMENTS: G3™ and G3A™ CHARACTERISTICS Acrylic-based radiopaque bone cement with a consistency and working time particularly suitable for cementation of hip prostheses and where you need to work on medium/small 1. reduced mixing time (under a minute to obtain a homogeneous Ideal for use with mixing and injection devices. 2. working time suited to the type of application (6-8 minutes), The version with antibiotic is indicated in revision operations 3. polymerisation is completed after 13 minutes so as to reduce and in cases where there is a risk of infections caused by the risk of...

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RELEASE OF ANTIBIOTIC AND FATIGUE STRENGTH ACCUMULATED RELEASE OF GENTAMICIN AFTER 7 DAYS STANDARD VISCOSITY BONE CEMENTS LOW VISCOSITY BONE CEMENTS G3ATM(1) PALACOS LV+G(2) CEMEX GENTA LV(2) PALACOS LV+G 1. Data on file at G-21 S.r.l. 2. Bone Cements. Up-to-date comparison of physical and chemical properties of commercial materials. - K.D. Kühn. Springer (2000). FATIGUE STRENGTH - MEAN FAILURE LIFE AT 20 MPa Comparison between G-21’s antibiotic-loaded bone cements aged samples(1) (according to ISO 16402:2008(2)) and results published by Linden(3) Number of cycles x 103 showed better performance...

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ACCESSORIES Disp Mixing Bowl-O™ Open mixing system for bone cement preparation Latex free, disposable plastic bowl supplied sterile packed with a spatula for mixing and a surgical drape. Disp Mixing Bowl-O™ Bowl + Spatula + Surgical drape HiVac™ Bowl Bone cement closed mixing system Mixer design has been found to significantly influence the quality of cement. The original unique geared rotational axis mixing mechanism of HiVac™ Bowl ensures a reproducibly high quality mix of bone cement, significantly better than that created by hand mixing or a fixed axis bowl. HiVac™ Bowl allows cement to be...

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