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The Modern Cementing Technique is a standardised and proven procedure.1,2,3 The objective of MCT in facilitating long term implant stability is to optimise cement quality and the interfaces between both implant-cement and cement-bone.4,5
Zimmer Biomet’s comprehensive array of bone cement and products for mixing and delivery, pressurisation and bone-bed preparation makes for one of the most complete portfolios for Modern Cementing Technique in the market today.
Preparation of the bone bed with a pulsative lavage system, like the Pulsavac® Plus Wound Debridement System, helps to ensure solid cement fixation. 1
Zimmer Biomet’s extensive experience with bone cement and cementing systems has allowed us to help in the treatment of millions of patients worldwide. Zimmer Biomet offers reliable bone cements of different viscosities for diverse applications, with and without antibiotics and easy handling.7, 8
MCT Knee addresses implant loosening and the objective is to provide long-term implant stability in knee arthroplasty. Based on scientific data and findings by Zimmer Biomet.1,2,14,4,15,16,17,10,11,12,18,19, 20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,29,30,31,32,33,34,35,9,36, 37,38,13,39,40,41,42,43,8,44,45,46,
The use of a distal plug, cement gun, pulsatile lavage and cement pressurizing devices have been shown to significantly improve long-term outcomes.9
Optipac® Vacuum Mixing System
On the market since 2008 and based on Optivac® Technology since 1993
Featuring SoftPac™ Technology ensures no breaking of glass ampoules.
Standardized and reproducible method, improved bone cement quality11
No direct contact with bone cement during mixing and delivery
No breaking of glass ampoules, no risk of glass injury
*Technology tried in practice of mixing and collecting bone cement in a system under vacuum.
Knee and Hip Arthroplasty
Modern Cementing Technique