Patient Specific Implant  -  PSI 

Patient Specific Implants are designed and produced according to patient derived CT data, facilitating reconstructive surgery.

Patient Specific Implant  -  PSI

Features & Benefits

Quality materials

PEEK Optima-LT (polyetheretherketone)

  • Engineered for strength, stability and biocompatibility
  • Radiolucent (reduced MRI artifact)
  • Surgeon can determine plate and screw placement during surgery
  • Light weight

Commercially pure titanium

  • Ultra-high strength
  • Radiopaque
  • Excellent biocompatibility
  • Autoclavable - withstands repeated sterilization
  • Requires the use of Synthes Low Profile Neuro plate and screw fixation system
  • Requires the use of Synthes 1.6mm titanium machine screws (488.066) for attachment of plates to implant 

Autoclavable - withstands repeated sterilization
Can be used with DePuy Synthes standard 1.3mm to 2.0mm cranial and craniofacial fixation systems

Esthetic results with short turnaround time

  • Better anatomic fit versus conventional fixation/reconstruction methods*
  • Reduced operating time compared to traditional reconstruction methods that require extensive contouring*
  • Satisfying aesthetic results for surgeon and patient*
  • Suitable materials for definitive treatment
  • Any necessary modifications of a PEEK implant (e.g. drainage, monitoring devices) can be performed in the OR with standard instruments
  • Implant fixation with DePuy Synthes plates and screw systems
  • Short turnaround time

Can be used with surgical guides for primary reconstruction

Osteotomy guide for cranial vault reconstruction (polyamide) available for primary reconstruction

Supporting Documentation

Resources

TRUMATCH CMF CT/CBCT Scan Protocol

Comprehensive Solutions for Neurosurgeons

Comprehensive Solutions for the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

References

* F. Jalbert, F. Lauwers, F.Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac Chir Orale. 2013 Aug 1. Pii:S2213-6533(13)00183-3. Results from case studies are not predictive of results in other cases. Results in other cases may vary.

Indication Statement

Patient specific cranial/craniofacial implants are intended for the replacement of bony voids in the cranial/craniofacial skeleton.
 
Please refer to the surgical technique guide or package inserts if included for a complete list of indications, contraindications, precautions and warnings. For further information on DePuy Synthes Products, please contact your DePuy Synthes Sales Consultant

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