Tornier Introduces Porous Coated AffinitiTM Stem for Shoulder Joint Replacement Surgery
Published: May 20, 2011
Tornier Inc. the operating subsidiary of Tornier N.V. (NASDAQ: TRNX), a leading global medical device company focused on serving extremities specialists who treat orthopedic conditions of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, ankle and foot, today announced the introduction of the Porous Coated AffinitiTM Stem for shoulder joint replacement surgery. The Porous Coated Stem, which facilitates device fixation to bone without bone cement, addresses the large segment of the market represented by patients for whom fixation with bone cement may be problematic. With the expanded Affiniti product line and the renowned AequalisTM product line, Tornier provides surgeons and their patients a choice of shoulder arthroplasty systems that is among the widest in the industry.