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Spacer for shoulder

The Tecres spacer for Shoulder has a load-bearing structure in stainless steel coated with gentamicin bone cement and it resembles a shoulder prosthesis

Spacer Shoulder

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Variants

Spacer S - Gentamicin
Available in 2 sizes of head:
41mm
46mm.

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Benefits
Accessories
    • Ready to use device
    • Maintenance of joint space and mobilisation
    • Effective in situ release of antibiotic
    • Facilitation of definitive re-implant surgery
    • Standardized mechanical performance
    • Reduction of functional recovery time after the two stage procedure 
  • Spacer-S Trial
    Trial spacer to select the right size of spacer before implant it.
    Package with 2 sizes (41-46mm)

Related content / Publications

Treatment of glenohumeral sepsis with a commercially produced antibiotic-impregnated cement spacer. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2010 Sep;19(6):868-73. Epub 2010 Apr 14.

Authors: Coffey MJ, Ely EE, Crosby LA.
Publication date: April 2010

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Porteous AJ. Measurements of in vivo intra-articular gentamicin levels from antibiotic loaded articulating spacers in revision total knee replacement. Knee. 2009 Jan;16(1):39-41. Epub 2008 Sep 10

Authors: Mutimer J, Gillespie G, Lovering AM
Publication date: September 2008

Shoulder function and pain level after revision of failed reverse shoulder replacement to hemiarthroplasty. Int J Shoulder Surg. 2012 Apr;6(2):29-35.

Authors: Gamradt SC, Gelber J, Zhang AL.
Publication date: April 2012

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Related content / Interviews

The preformed spacer

The preformed spacer

Giovanni Calonego
Tecres Scientific Coordinator