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Zimmer® Trabecular Metal™ Reverse Shoulder System

Product Description

TM Reverse Shoulder System Illustration

The Trabecular Metal Reverse Shoulder System gives surgeons the ability to return cuff tear arthroplasty patients to the simple activities of daily living. The Trabecular Metal base plate provides superior glenoid stability1 while the 60 degree humeral components reduces the likelihood of scapular notching.2,3

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Product Compatibility

The Anatomical Shoulder Inverse/Reverse Base Plate is compatible with the Trabecular Metal Reverse Stem.


  1. Mroczkowski M.S.,Mathew L. Wilex, Roy. Initial Fixation of the Trabecular Metal Reverse Shoulder Glenoid Base Implant. 2008; Zimmer, Inc.
  2. Frankle, et al. Initial glenoid component fixation in "reverse" total shoulder arthroplasty: A biochemical evaluation. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery; Volume 14, Number 1S: 1625-1675.
  3. Levigne C, et al. Scapular notching in reverse shoulder arthroplasty. JSES 2008; Volume 17, Issue 6: 925-935.

Zimmer Trabecular Metal Technology. No other porous material so closely resembles the structure, function and physiology of trabecular bone.

Trabecular Metal Material is a highly porous structure with architecture that creates an initial scratch fit and facilitates biologic ingrowth. In clinical use since 1997 this innovative technology provides excellent initial scratch fit and stable fixation.


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