It’s not just about what we make. It’s about how we move you forward.
Our mission is to alleviate pain and improve the quality of life for people around the world. We care deeply about making that mission a reality. We keep patients moving through life and healthcare providers moving and supported throughout their careers. Explore the innovation of chest wall stability and how Zimmer Biomet is moving you forward.
Rib Fractures are one of the most common injuries, occurring in approximately 10% of all trauma patients1. Our rib fixation systems are used in stabilization and rigid fixation of fractures in the chest wall, including sternal reconstructive surgical procedures3,4,5. We know no case or patient is alike, so we offer two types of systems to better server the clinical needs of your patients.
Learn How Rib Fixation Helps Stabilize Rib Fractures
Our pectus repair systems treat Pectus Excavatum, also known as “sunken” or “funnel” chest. It is used in the Minimally Invasive Repair of Pectus Excavatum (MIRPE) technique. Patients experience reduced operating time, minimized blood loss and faster return to activity.6
Learn About Our Minimally Invasive Techniques
We’re Committed to Innovation.
At Zimmer Biomet, we pursue exceptional outcomes. The team continuously pursues the most innovative and clinically relevant solutions to meet the needs to thoracic surgeons and patients.
We’re driven to help patients. Through a collaborative approach with healthcare professionals, we expand the possibility that every patient receives the products necessary for optimal care.
Focused on chest wall stability, Zimmer Biomet’s CMFT team specializes in creating Sternal Closure, Rib Fixation and Pectus Repair solutions that make a difference.
SternaLock® Blu Study
The method matters and SternaLock Blu proves it.
Patients treated with SternaLock Blu had improved sternal healing, fewer sternal complications, and enhanced recovery. And, all these clinical benefits were achieved at cost savings.1,2
Rigid fixation is used to repair all fractures and osteotomies except sternotomies. As a musculoskeletal space leader, Zimmer Biomet recognized an opportunity to expand the benefits of rigid fixation to patients undergoing cardiac surgery.