Zimmer has received 510(k) clearance from the to market the Zimmer Patient Specific Instruments or PSI Shoulder system to complement its Trabecular Metal Reverse Shoulder system for reverse shoulder arthroplasty or RSA procedures.

The Zimmer PSI Shoulder utilizes 3D visualization software to allow a surgeon to create a customized surgical plan for each patient, and then provides patient-specific surgical instrument guides to facilitate placement of the implant corresponding to the personalized surgical plan.
Zimmer PSI Shoulder has been available to a limited number of surgeons in Europe since May and it will now be made available to shoulder surgeons across the United States, the company noted.