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ZIMMER BIOMET Your progress. Our promise!

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DID YOU KNOW AT LEAST 20% OF KNEE REPLACEMENTS SHOULD BE PARTIALS?' Research shows that surgeons utilizing Partial Knee Arthroplasty (PKA) for at least 20% of their annual knee arthroplasties experienced a significant decrease in their revision rate.1 One study indicated that almost 50% of knee arthroplasty patients are candidates for PKA.2 In fact, a study by Badawy, M. etal. found a lower risk of revision in hospitals performing more than 40 PKAs per year compared to those performing under 10 PKAs per year.3 A randomized, controlled study also showed that significantly more PKA patients...

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THE NEXT ERA OF PERSONALIZATION IN FIXED BEARING PARTIAL KNEE DESIGN Zimmer Biomet is the leading company in partial knee arthroplasty11 with over 40 years of experience, offering a comprehensive range of anatomic and innovative PKA solutions. Building on a clinically proven legacy,12,13 the Persona Partial Knee is the next era in personalization in fixed bearing partial knee design providing: • Compartment-specific shapes based off the Persona® Total Knee, which has the finest sizing increments available14 • Precise, efficient instrumentation • An ergonomic spacer block technique with...

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Precise Femoral Component • Consistent AP growth and shape throughout 8 femoral sizing options • Femoral insertion notches designed for precise control of femoral component implantation • Compartment specific shape Personalized Tibial Component12,13 • Improved cortical rim coverage minimizes tibial strain • 2 Peg and Keel fixation that has a proven12,13 track record going back to the Zimmer M/G Uni* • 7 anatomic tibial profiles Proven Bearing Technology: Vivacit-E® Vitamin-E HXPE** • Vivacit-E Polyethylene is actively stabilized with Vitamin-E to help protect against oxidation and maintain...

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Precise, Efficient Technique Precise and efficient instrumentation facilitates accurate alignment and under-correction of the leg with an ergonomic spacer block technique and fewer steps*. Tibial Resection Guide • Vertical saw minimizes potential for overresection of the posterior cortex, lowering the risk of tibial plateau fracture • Tibial resection guides attach to the Persona EM tibial resection tube body Femoral Finishing Guide • Persona Partial PK Handle eases insertion • Extended saw slots allow controlled posterior and chamfer resections • Three fixation screws anteriorly on the...

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TRAINING   Persona Partial Knee Advanced Instructional Courses These courses provide the opportunity to learn more about the indications for the Persona Partial Knee and to practice the surgical technique, featuring efficient spacerblock instrumentation. Surgeon-to-Surgeon (S2S) Visitation Zimmer Biomet provides educational opportunities for health care professionals of any level, conducted at an approved Persona Partial Knee visitation facility. The visitation will include a discussion about the surgical steps, design rationale, system benefits, and the process for implant and instrument...

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References * The M/G trademark is owned by Smith & Nephew 1. Liddle et al. Optimal usage of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty A STUDY OF 41 986 CASES FROM THE NATIONAL JOINT REGISTRY FOR ENGLAND AND WALES. Bone Joint J 2015;97-B:1506–11. 2. Willis-Owen CA, et al. Unicondylar knee arthroplasty in the UK National Health Service: An analysis of candidacy, outcome and cost efficacy. Knee. 2009 Dec;16(6):473–8. 3. Badawy, M et al. Higher revision risk for unicompartmental knee arthroplasty in low-volume hospitals Data from 5,791 cases in the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register. Acta Orthopaedica...

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