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DJO Surgical Launches First Ever Blended Vitamin E Implant for Its Turon Total Shoulder System and Launches the Movation Knee with Vitamin E

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 4:14pm
The Associated Press

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 18, 2013--DJO Global, Inc. (“DJO Global”), a global provider of medical device solutions for musculoskeletal health, vascular health and pain management, today announced that it will showcase a number of new DJO Surgical products at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (“AAOS”) meeting in Chicago on March 20-22, 2013.

“We are excited to have a diverse group of products to launch at this year’s AAOS meeting,” said Bryan Monroe, Senior Vice President and General Manager of DJO Surgical. “The products highlighted represent one of the broadest new product offerings in our history and we are pleased to present new products in each of our key business segments. These innovative products will allow our surgeon customers to greatly enhance the lives of their patients.” DJO Surgical will be highlighting e+™ Technology DJO is expanding its revolutionary e+ technology – a blended vitamin e polyethylene – throughout their extensive product portfolio. The latest addition includes the first ever blended vitamin e glenoid component for total shoulder arthroplasty. This option is now available with the Turon™ Modular Shoulder System. This Glenoid component complements DJO Surgical’s e+ 3DKnee™ and Movation™ Knee inserts as well as patellar components. e-plus was developed to lengthen the life of total joint replacements for the active patient.

DJO Surgical will be launching its Optimized Direct Anterior Approach Solutions DJO Surgical provides surgeons with value added educational opportunities, and will be debuting Optimized Solutions for Direct Anterior Approach. These solutions include the Linear® dual-tapered hip stem and the Revelation® microMAX™ anatomic hip stem with lateral flare™ technology.

In addition, DJO Surgical will introduce the Movation™ Total Knee System with e+™ Technology The Movation total knee replacement is the next phase in the evolution of a strong history of congruent PS Knee designs. Movation is a classic, decades-long clinically successful Hospital for Special Surgery design, re-defined with features that make it modern and high-performance. Complemented by the S.U.R.E. Instrumentation System, the Movation Knee is the dependable solution for a trusted and reproducible outcome.

DJO Surgical will also be introducing the Trabecular Titanium™ Acetabular System The new Trabecular Titanium acetabular system will provide an aggressive fixation cup solution for tough primary or revision scenarios. Trabecular Titanium cups are manufactured using an electron beam melting technology which allows the porosity to be controlled and integral to the cup (not a coating). Trabecular Titanium has an extremely high friction coefficient at contact with the cancellous bone, which maximizes primary stability of the acetabular component and enhances bone integration.

DJO Global will be located in booth #3039 at the AAOS meeting.

About DJO Global
DJO Global is a leading global developer, manufacturer and distributor of high-quality medical devices that provide solutions for musculoskeletal health, vascular health and pain management. The Company’s products address the continuum of patient care from injury prevention to rehabilitation after surgery, injury or from degenerative disease, enabling people to regain or maintain their natural motion. Its products are used by orthopedic specialists, spine surgeons, primary care physicians, pain management specialists, physical therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, athletic trainers and other healthcare professionals. In addition, many of the Company’s medical devices and related accessories are used by athletes and patients for injury prevention and at-home physical therapy treatment. The Company’s product lines include rigid and soft orthopedic bracing, hot and cold therapy, bone growth stimulators, vascular therapy systems and compression garments, therapeutic shoes and inserts, electrical stimulators used for pain management and physical therapy products. The Company’s surgical division offers a comprehensive suite of reconstructive joint products for the hip, knee and shoulder. DJO Global’s products are marketed under a portfolio of brands including Aircast®, Chattanooga, CMF™, Compex®, DonJoy®, Empi®, ProCare®, DJO® Surgical, Dr. Comfort®, Bell Horn® and Exos™, For additional information on the Company, please visit www.DJOglobal.com.

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