The Compress Device was developed as an alternative method for fixating a segmental construct to host bone while creating a stable bone-prosthesis interface.
Comprehensive, Modular Platform
Designed to replace the distal and/or proximal femur in cases of severe bone loss
- Compatible with OSS Orthopedic Salvage System components
Dynamic Bone Compression
- The Compress Device exemplifies Wolff’s Law –the principle
that bone, when stressed, remodels to become stronger through
dynamic bone compression. This creates a stable, bone-implant
interface for biologic fixation1-3 and helps to prevent
Delivering a comprehensive solution for significant bone loss
When used in conjunction with the Orthopedic Salvage System or Comprehensive® Segmental Revision System, the Compress Device is designed to replace the distal and/or proximal femur in cases of severe bone loss.
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When used in conjunction with the Orthopedic Salvage System, the
Compress Device is designed to replace the distal and/or proximal
femur and/or humerus in cases of severe bone loss.
- Healey, J. et al. Compress Knee Arthroplasty Has 80% 10-year Survivorship and Novel Forms of Bone Failure. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 2013 Mar; 471(3): 774-783.
- Zimel, M et al. Revision Distal Femoral Arthroplasty with the Compress Prosthesis Has a Low Rate of Mechanical Failure at 10 Years.Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 2016 Feb; 474(2): 528-536.
- Farfalli, GL et al. Early equivalence of uncemented press fit and Compress femoral fixation. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 2009; 467: 2792-9.