ASHCOM™ Shoulder

A Reverse platform possibility, which is compatible with Zimmer Biomet Shoulder systems (the Comprehensive, the Anatomical Shoulder and the TM Reverse Shoulder System (36 glenospheres))

The ASHCOM Shoulder AC-Connector is a double tapered Adaptor that allows the combination of the Anatomical Shoulder ™ Humeral Stems with the Comprehensive® Trays. The male oval cone taper of the ASHCOM Shoulder AC-Connector is compatible with the cemented, uncemented and fracture Humeral Stems of the Anatomical Shoulder System. The female round taper is compatible with the Comprehensive Reverse Trays. The Humeral Stems Cemented are intended for cemented use and the Humeral Stems uncemented are intended for uncemented use.

  • Provides the surgeon an option of converting from an anatomic to a reverse, using the Anatomical Shoulder stems that have been in the market for 20 years with upgrades launched in 2014, since the stem sits 5mm below the resection
  • The countersunk stem provides for soft tissue tension when converting to a reverse and allows the surgeon to optimize joint space and address concerns of overstuffing
  • Extended scope and combination possibilities within Zimmer Biomet Shoulder systems
  • Enables the use of multiple core technologies such as Vitamin-E polyethylene and  Trabecular MetalTM
  • Procedural simplicity & technique of both the humeral & the glenoid side
  • Uniquely extensive platform of implants which provide a continuum of patient solutions
  • 147° Inclination angle (Anatomical Shoulder Reverse at 155°) – provides possibility to reduce scapula impingement and minimize notching
  • Increased longevity & Oxidation Resistance through Vitamin E (Comprehensive Reverse Bearing)*
  • Expanded Compatibility & Versatility with Comprehensive Shoulder, Anatomical Shoulder and Trabecular Metal Reverse Shoulder
  • One Instrument case for trialing of Comprehensive Reverse Trays
  • Using existing Humeral stems that have been in the market for over 20 years with upgrades launched in 2014, (cemented, press-fit, fracture, revision) in different sizes and lengths

Additional Information

Legal Manufacturer:

Zimmer GmbH
SulzerAllee 8
8404 Winterthur, Switzerland

*For detailed information on Vitamin E, please refer to 97-5026-033-00 1211-K04 1/27/12 and the corresponding Zimmer Research Reports mentioned.


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