IMASCAP SAS (Plouzane, FR)

Implants for humeral prosthetics as well as kits, systems, as well as methods of creating and using humeral prosthetic implants systems, kits and systems are disclosed. The humeral prosthetic implants comprise cups with proximal and distal stem portions. The part that is proximal is joined to the distal stem portion with the desired angle and offset determined based on an analysis of the diaphysis, and/or metaphysis offsets in a patient. The humeral prosthetic implants could also have an adapter that is configured to join the proximal component with the stem component and the adapter is configured to join the stem component to the stemless cup at a specific offset or angle.

Aspects of the present invention include implants and methods of replacing the shoulder joint.

In one aspect, provided herein is a humeral prosthetic implant. The implant is comprised of a proximal portion and a dital stem portion. One or more of the offsets or angles in relation to the longitudinal axis is caused by the distal part’s proximal portion.

An humeral prosthetic implant is also provided in one aspect. The implant is comprised of a proximal portion and a distal section. The distal part connects to the proximal portion at a desired offset or angle based on analysis of the humeral metaphysis in the patient.

In a different aspect, the device described herein is a humeral prosthetic implant. The implant includes an proximal component of the cup with a distal engagement feature as well as a stem with a proximal engagement feature. The feature for distal engagement of theproximal cup and the proximal engagement feature of the stem can be configured to join the stemless component with the stem component with a specified offset and/or angle.

In a different aspect, provided herein is a humeral prosthetic. The implant includes a proximal cup component, a stem component, and an adapter that is configured to join the proximal component to the stem component. the adapter is configured to join the stem component with the stemless cup at a desired offset or angle.

In another aspect, provided herein is an approach to pre-operative planning for developing a humeral prosthetic device. The method includes analyzing of the humerus stem length, size of the head, head diameter, height, head offset, rotation(axial), metaphysis offset and/or humeral diaphysis of the patient to be treated.

The method of taking care of a patient is offered in a different aspect. The method includes the patient being treated, making a pre-operative plan to create a humeral prosthetic implant device making a humeral prostheticimplant based upon pre-operative planning, and treating the patient using or surgically implanting the prosthetic implant.

A pre-operative planning kit and an arm surgery kit are also included in this section. This kit contains instructions for creating an humeral prosthetic implant device. The humeral prosthetic implant device comprise a proximal component, a stem component, and a dual taper adapter that is designed to connect the stemless cup component with the stem component.

These and other characteristics along with the benefits of this invention, are evident in the detailed description of every aspect of the invention. The description is supported by accompanying drawings.

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