Alliance™ Glenoid

One System, One Instrument Case, Two Choices

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The Alliance Glenoid is the first anatomic glenoid system to offer standard and half-wedge augmented implant options to treat posterior erosion with minimal bone removal. 

Fixation

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Clinically proven1-6 Trabecular Metal porous material is incorporated into the shortened center post design for biologic in-growth.

Efficiency

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The systems instrumentation, delivered in one case, facilitates a simple augment preparation and surgical workflow.

Bone Conservation

26% less center post bone removal compared to the Comprehensive® Hybrid system.7

  1. Merolla et al. Total shoulder arthroplasty with a second generation tantalum trabecular metal-backed glenoid component. Bone Joint J;98-B:75–80.
  2. Panti et al. Clinical and radiologic outcomes of the second-generation Trabecular Metal glenoid for total shoulder replacements after 2–6 years follow-up. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 26 August 2016.
  3. Levine, B., et al. A New Era in Porous Metals: Applications in Orthopaedics, Advanced Engineering Materials, Vol 10 No 9, page 788-792, 2008
  4. Bobyn et al. Characterization of new porous tantalum biomaterial for reconstructive orthopaedics. Scientific Exhibition: 66th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 1999; Anaheim, CA.)
  5. Karageorgiou V, Kaplan D. Porosity of 3D biomaterial scaffolds and osteogenesis. Biomaterials 2005 Sep;26(27):5474-91.
  6. Fitzpatrick et al. Friction coefficients or pourous tantalum and cancellous and cortical bone. Presented at the Ann Amer Soc Biomechanics, Clemson, SC. 1997. 
  7. Revealed through internal CAD file review.

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Zimmer, Inc
1800 West Center Street
Warsaw, Indiana 46580 USA

 

Legal Manufacturer:

Zimmer, Inc
1800 West Center Street
Warsaw, Indiana 46580 USA


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