You wouldn’t ride a Bike without a helmet… You wouldn’t drive a Car without a seatbelt… You wouldn’t go into Surgery without a Mask…
So why take risks with Infection control?
Infection Control is a top priority for Trauma Surgeons. Below are
some key statistics and opposite is our patient video, which
highlights the reason infection control and prevention is such a
The impact of infection on patients - Robert's story
Bactiguard Technology is a thin, durable10 and non-eluting
noble metal (gold, silver and palladium alloy coating) that is
designed to firmly attach to the implant surface.
When the coating comes into contact with moisture, the noble metals create a unique galvanic (or battery) effect that generates tiny pico currents on the implant surface, designed to reduce bacterial adhesion and subsequent risk of biofilm formation.
The first Zimmer Biomet product to have the Bactiguard coating will be the ZNN System.
Offering the combination of a unique non antibioticeluting, anti-infective coating with a clinically successful intramedullary nailing system1-3.
This pairing is designed to provide a promising solution for addressing implant-associated infection and improving patient satisfaction and outcomes.
*Copies of these are available upon request from Zimmer Biomet.