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SternaLock® Blu

Primary Closure System

Specifically designed by cardiothoracic surgeons for primary sternal closure - stabilisation and fixation of the anterior chest - following median sternotomies for open-heart procedures.

SternaLock blu sternal fixation plate

SternaLock® Blu features:

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The plates are thinner and their anatomical design helps to address the challenges associated with fixating a 90º sternal incision or rib osteotomy.

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The plates provide greater strength compared to wire closure.

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The plates increase stability at the osteotomy site, while still allowing for minimally invasive access.

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The plates ensures reduced sternal separation compared to wire closure.

SternaLock® Blu Versus Wires

sternalock blu study wire enclosure vs sternalock blu

Clinical Outcomes:

SternaLock Blu vs. Wires

  • Improved healing

  • Fewer sternal complications

  • Improved patient recovery

  • Economically dominant solutions

Mechanical Performance:

SternaLock Blu vs. Wires

  • Increased mechanical stability 

  • Increased strength

  • Reduced Sternal Separation


Benefits of SternaLock® Blu

Fewer sternal complications.

0% Vs. 5% Sternal complications rate.

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Legacy studies | Patient information

Zimmer Biomet has nearly two decades of clinical experience. Explore the legacy studies of our primary closure device.

The SternaLock® Blu Study

Sternal Closure Using Rigid Plate Fixation versus Conventional Wire Cerclage: Clinical and Economic Outcomes

Patient Brochure

SternaLock® Blu patient education brochure.

Contact us for more information and papers on SternaLock® Blu

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Featuring SternaLock® Blu plate implants, instrumentation and in-use images.

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SternaLock® Blu System

Download our brochure to uncover what the SternaLock® Blu System includes.

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